Midwest Junior Blackbirds

Proud Member of the United States Premier Hockey League

Founded in 2012, the United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL) is comprised of 170 teams.  Our teams are geographically diverse, ranging from North to South to the Midwest and Pacific.

Our Junior Divisions consists of – The National Collegiate Development Conference, (NCDC) which is a unique, tuition-free, Junior hockey division geared toward Division I collegiate development placement and beyond and our Premier and Elite Divisions.

The ultimate goal of the USPHL is to prepare and develop players for college hockey (and beyond) through a tiered development program.



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Team News

Junior Blackbirds Tryout Opportunity!

The Chicago Cougars, Midwest Blackbirds and Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings of the USPHL Premier Division (www.usphl.com) would like to invite you to our tryout on July 25th. The USPHL is the largest... read more →

Blackbirds Win Finale in Detroit

The Blackbirds concluded their weekend trip with a 6-4 win over the Detroit Fighting Irish. Goals came in pairs on Sunday as tallies came from Pezzuto (2), Pietrucha (2), and... read more →
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