This is the 2019-20 National Collegiate Development Conference season. This is the league's third season.
Cancellation of Playoffs[edit | edit source]
On March 12, 2020 the league released the following statement. "The USPHL announced Thursday its decision to suspend Premier and Elite National Championships effective immediately. The decision was unanimously made by the USPHL Board of Directors with the best interest of USPHL players and staff in mind."
Membership Changes[edit | edit source]
- According to a January 28, 2019 posting on the oursportscentral.com website the Lewiston, Maine-based Twin City Thunder organization will be adding a team to the NCDC for the 2019-20 season. The organization presently has a team in the premier division of the USPHL. The league posted this change along with the return of the Rochester Monarchs as well as the renaming of the Syracuse Stars to the Utica Jr. Comets for the 2019-20 season.
- On November 14, 2019 the league announced that the Philadelphia Hockey Club had purchase the NCDC franchise rights for the Boston Bandits and wold be added to the league for the 2020-21 season.
- On June 3, 2020 the USPHL announced the addition of the Boston Advantage to the NCDC along with Premier Division, 18U, 16U, and 15U teams. The organization had previously only had youth level teams and would be based out of the Pilgrim Skating Arena in Hingham, Massachusetts.
- The Rochester Monarchs were notified sometime in January or February of 2020 they were to be removed from the NCDC after the 2019-20 season due to on ice performance. The organization would also later withdraw from the USPHL's Premier Division in order to focus on youth hockey.
Teams[edit | edit source]
Standings[edit | edit source]
|Boston Jr. Bruins||50||39||8||1||2||208||129||81|
|Connecticut Jr Rangers||50||27||14||8||1||168||141||63|
|Islanders Hockey Club||50||29||17||3||1||187||144||62|
|P.A.L. Jr. Islanders||50||28||16||3||3||160||146||62|
|New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs||50||24||20||2||4||154||144||54|
|Twin City Thunder||50||26||22||2||0||170||164||54|
|Utica Jr. Comets||50||22||24||4||0||161||177||48|
|South Shore Kings||50||17||27||3||3||145||191||40|
|New Jersey Rockets||50||15||28||6||1||160||204||37|
Playoffs[edit | edit source]
Format[edit | edit source]
The top eight teams qualify for the playoffs. All rounds are best-of-three. The playoffs were cancelled prior to starting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
References[edit | edit source]