Utica Junior Comets Weekend Recap 11-20-2022

The Utica Junior Comets NCDC and Premier teams spent last week away from their new home at the Nexus Center. Both teams traveled to New England to participate in the USPHL IHC (Islanders Hockey Club) Showcase. The NCDC Team Head coach Louis Educate’s NCDC Team (8-8-3-0-0-1, 20 pts, 6th place in the South Division), kicked […]

USPHL Premier, Elite Nationals To Be Held In Utica

The United States Premier Hockey League and the Utica Jr. Comets organization are proud to announce that the 2023 USPHL Premier and Elite National Championships will be held at the Nexus Center in Utica, N.Y. – the brand new home of the Jr. Comets’ USPHL teams – between March 23 and March 28, 2023.  The USPHL Elite National […]

First Game at the Nexus Center is a Utica Junior Comets Win

Photo credit: Scott Kinville/315 Hockey. By Scott Kinville/315 Hockey. Wednesday night was a big night for the Utica Junior Comets and the Utica Comets organization, as the Junoir Comets NCDC team played the first-ever game at the Nexus Center. They christened the long-awaited, state-of-the-art facility in style on the Mastrovito Hyundai Rink #1, as they […]

Herrera Named NCDC Player of the Month

Michael Herrera (‘02/Syracuse, N.Y.) was named USPHL Player of the Month – South Division for the month of October. Clicking at close to goal-per-game pace, Herrera is back in the USPHL after spending two years with the NCAA Division III Nazareth College. After obviously gaining valuable experience there, Herrera has his eyes set on a […]

315 Hockey Live With NCDC Head Coach Lou Educate

Scott Kinville and Mike Verminski of 315 Hockey recently sat down with Utica Jr. Comets head coach Lou Educate on Episode 9 of 315 Hockey Live. Educate discussed his playing career, including his time in Utica, playing in the SPHL/Germany, and how an injury forced him to retire. He went on to discuss what led […]

NCDC Has Tough Weekend At Junior Bruins Shootout

The Jr. Comets traveled to Marlborough, Massachusetts to participate in the Junior Bruins Shootout. The team played three games over three days and finished with an 0-1-2 record losing in OT and a shootout. The team opened the Junior Bruins Shootout on Saturday against the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs. The Monarchs scored a power-play goal […]