GUEST POST: @SPHLRando is back with some hot takes on the dreaded topic of relocation

One thing we love about this site is the fan outreach and interaction we get from posts on the site, as well as our posts on social media. And every now and again people reach out asking if they we can post something they’ve written about thoughts they have on low-pro or junior hockey. So today you’re getting a guest post from one of our … Continue reading GUEST POST: @SPHLRando is back with some hot takes on the dreaded topic of relocation

How a town of 2,000 people got a pro hockey team: The story of the Pinebridge Bucks

Last year we wrote a piece that looked at what type of towns the FHL and SPHL should be targeting for future expansion teams, noting that for the FHL they should probably never look at a town of less than 25,000 people. Well 36 years ago, a tiny mountain town of just over 2,000 people became the most unlikely home of a pro hockey team … Continue reading How a town of 2,000 people got a pro hockey team: The story of the Pinebridge Bucks

Here’s why the FHL and SPHL will never be affiliated with NHL teams

One of the stranger things that a few FHL and SPHL fans seem to clamor for, with hopes that it would elevate the play in their respective leagues, is that a full baseball-like system could be put into place, with teams in the FHL and SPHL getting NHL affiliation. Continue reading Here’s why the FHL and SPHL will never be affiliated with NHL teams