MYHockey News Since August 1, 2022

Week 24 MHR Games of the Week - Postseason Play Heating up Everywhere

Things really start to heat up during Week 24 of the 2023-24 North American amateur hockey season as more top leagues in Canada and the United States enter postseason play. While we don’t have the…

2023-24 Week #23 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #23 Rankings are now live! MHR’s admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added another 16,180 new game results this week. The system now contains over 368,000 counting games. …

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 8

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeRankings.com While Week 8 of the inaugural Professional Women’s Hockey League season didn’t include any attendance records being set (for a change), the league…

Week 23 MHR Games of the Week: A Big Weekend in the PHC, CSSHL, MFHL & MMFHL

It’s Week 23 of the 2023- 24 North American hockey season, and the action is starting heat up all over the continent as more top leagues enter postseason play or continue their push toward the playoffs…

2023-24 Week #22 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

We hope everyone enjoyed the long holiday weekend! MHR Week #22 Rankings have been released. A special thank you to our volunteers, members and the GameSheet team this week! We added another 18,301 new…

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 7

PWHL Facebook Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeRankings.com Apparently, when it comes to the Professional Women’s Hockey League, absence does make the heart grow fonder. Anyone who …

Week 22 MHR Games of the Week: Playoff Time for T1EHL, NAPHL & MMFHL

The North American amateur hockey February Frenzy has arrived, and each weekend from this point forward brings us more playoff action as leagues all over the continent move into the postseason. For our…

2023-24 Week #21 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #21 Rankings have been released! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added 16,735 new game results. MHR now has 333,559 counting game scores for the season! 20…

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 6

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com  And on the sixth week, they rested. Well, some of them did. Week 6 of the inaugural Professional Women’s Hockey League season was a week of rest…

Week 21 Games of the Week - Northeast Pack Playoffs Headline Weekend Action

It’s that time of year. That’s right; while many North American youth hockey teams are gearing up for league playoffs as we move deeper into February, for one of the top Tier 1 USA Boys leagues…

2023-24 Week #20 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #20 Rankings are now available! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added 18,608 new game results. MHR now has 316,824 counting game scores in the system, which…

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 5

NHL.com Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com The Professional Women’s Hockey League took a few days off last week so 24 of its top players could travel to Toronto to be part…

NAHL Welcomes NAPHL 16U & 18U Players for Top Prospects Event

The North American Hockey League’s Top Prospects Tournament is set for Monday and Tuesday at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Center in Cranberry, Pa. More than 150 junior, 16U and 18U players from the …

Week 20 MHR Games of the Week - NAPHL Showcase & Fun in Florida

The first weekend of February brings us to Week 20 of the 2023-24 North American hockey season. February means that showcase-league and full-season league playoffs are either getting underway or right…

2023-24 Week #19 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #19 Rankings have been released. While it wasn’t record breaking, it was another fantastic week of collecting game results by our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API. 20,261…

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 4

Photo: Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com  Another week, another attendance record.  That’s right, another women’s professional…

Week 19 MHR Games of the Week: Hockey Day Minnesota & More

@hockeydaymn IG photo   Week 19 of the 2023-24 North American hockey season is a big one in the State of Hockey. That’s right; this week brings us Hockey Day Minnesota, an annual statewide…

2023-24 Week #18 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #18 Rankings are now live. It was another record breaking week. Back to back! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API set another new record for the most game scores…

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 3

James Thomas Lowell Sun Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com Week 3 of the inaugural Professional Women’s Hockey League season has come and gone, but not before making its …

Welcome to MHR's Division Analysis Series!

Youth hockey fans, have you ever wondered...Which divisions are the most competitive top to bottom? What divisions do the best teams gravitate towards? Is a bigger division always better? Are local…

Week 18 MHR Games of the Week: U15 Mania in Western Canada

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com It’s a huge weekend for hockey for U15 boys in Western Canada, so that’s where we are taking you for our Week 18 Games of the Week.  Two AAA…

2023-24 Week #17 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #17 Rankings have been released. Records are meant to be broken. This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API set a record for the most game scores added in a single week…

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 2

PWHL Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com For anyone expecting the excitement surrounding the new Professional Women’s Hockey League to subside during the second week of the…

Week 17 MHR Games of the Week

The large North American youth hockey tournament weekends are winding down, with most of them culminating this week during Martin Luther King Day Weekend in the United States. This traditionally is one…

2023-24 Week #16 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #16 Rankings have been released! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added just 17,879 new game results. MHR now has 237,835 counting game scores in the system…

Pulse of the PWHL - Week 1

PWHL Photo By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com No reasonable person would have expected every single detail to go smoothly early in the inaugural Professional Women’s Hockey League season…

U18 WWC: Players From Highly Ranked Clubs Fill U.S. & Canada Rosters

IIHF Photo By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com Let us be the first to tell you that sports rankings can be very polarizing. Some people love them. Some people hate them. Some people rely on …

Week 16 Games of the Week: GameSheet Prep Cup Takes Center Stage

Every year it seems that the popularity and participation in high school hockey around the United States grows. And while the level of play in many areas around the country also continues to improve, …

2023-24 Week #15 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

We hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe holiday and New Year! The first rankings of 2024 are now available. Over the holidays our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added 10,798 new …

Happy New Era to Women's Hockey!

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com For more than a decade, hockey fans around the world have awoken on New Year’s Day with a sense of excitement and anticipation. While those feelings …

Week 15 MHR Games of the Week: Holiday Tourney Time

Although there isn’t as much hockey as usual going on this weekend – with many organizations taking a holiday break to recharge for the stretch run of the 2023-24 season – hockey still…

2023-24 Week #14 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday with family and friends! MYHockey Week #14 Rankings have been released. Due to Christmas, it was a quick update. MHR volunteers, members, …

WJC 2024 Preview & Viewing Guide

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com They say that good things come to those who wait, and that certainly should be the case for Gothenburg, Sweden, starting on Tuesday with the opening faceoff…

Happy Hockey Holidays: Let's Make a Difference in 2024

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com As always, hockey provided us with a thrilling and captivating year in 2023, and there’s no better time to reflect on the year that is almost behind us…

2023-24 Week #13 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

The MHR team would like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays! MHR Week #13 Rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added 18,004 new game results. …

Week 13 MHR Weekend Wrap

Our Week 13 Games of the Week provided us with a taste of pre-holiday showcase league play as well as three games from a large holiday tournament in the United States. In addition, we are providing bonus…

Week 13 MHR Games of the Week

As the holidays approach, many showcase leagues around the United States will be holding their final events of the 2023 calendar year, taking advantage of school breaks as well breaks in the junior and…

2023-24 Week #12 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #12 Rankings are now available! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added 18,021 new game results. MHR now has 188,519 counting game scores in the system. 18,…

MHR Week 12 Weekend Wrap

Our Week 12 Games of the Week featured boys and girls tournament action from around North America with some of the top teams from both the United States and Canada competing in various events at an assortment…

PWHL Season One Step Closer After Successful Evaluation Camp

HeyStamford.com Photo   By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com There was an excitement surrounding last week’s Professional Women’s Hockey League Preseason Evaluation Camp that was palpable…

Black Bear Sports Group Blocks API Access to Game Scores

To all AHF, AGHF, THF and NGHL teams and families: Murry Gunty, founder and CEO of Black Bear Sports Group, has blocked GameSheet Inc. from providing MYHockey Rankings with API access to AHF…

Week 12 MHR Games of the Week

battlefordsNOW.com photo   As expected, holiday tournament activity ramps up this weekend with some big events featuring top teams from around North America. And, of course, we’re here for…

2023-24 Week #11 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #11 Rankings are now available! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added 18,555 new game results. MHR now has 170,541 counting game scores in the system. 17,…

Week 11 MHR Weekend Wrap

In Week 11 we settled back into a more normal youth hockey routine after a big holiday weekend in the United States. As prep and high school hockey continued to ramp up in many parts of the U.S., the …

Week 11 MHR Games of the Week

This week, we settle back into a more normal youth hockey routine after a big holiday weekend in the United States. It seems like for American Thanksgiving teams in the U.S. either use the weekend as …

2023-24 Week #10 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

The MYHockey team would like to wish our friends in the States a Happy Thanksgiving! If you weren’t at one of the 4,000 rinks in North America this past weekend, hopefully you were fortunate enough…

PWHL Dream Speeds Toward Becoming Reality

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings The news and activity surrounding the new Professional Women’s Hockey League has come at us at a fast and furious pace since the league’s formation …

Week 10 Weekend Wrap: Massachusetts Girls Champs Crowned

A few weeks ago, Massachusetts crowned its Tier 1 and Tier 2 Boys champions for the 15U, 16U and 18U age groups, with the title winners also earning berths in the USA Hockey National Championship to be…

Week 10 Games of the Week: Massachusetts Girls 16U & 18U Championship

A few weeks ago, Massachusetts crowned its Tier 1 and Tier 2 Boys champions for the 15U, 16U and 18U age groups, with the title winners also earning berths in the USA Hockey National Championship to be…

2023-24 Week #9 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MYHockey Week #9 Rankings have been released! MHR’s admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added over 17,000 game scores this week. The system contains 137,282 counting game results for…

Week 9 Weekend Wrap

While we’ve been treated to some large high-level tournaments such as the Beantown Classic and CCM World Invite for top AA and AAA boys and girls teams in recent weeks, those events really just …

Week 9 MHR Games of the Week

As American Thanksgiving approaches, it can only mean one thing: The North American youth hockey holiday tournament season is closing in on us as well. While we’ve been treated to some large high…

2023-24 Week #8 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MYHockey Week #8 Rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 16,700 game scores. MHR now has over 120,000 counting game scores in…

Week 8 MHR Weekend Wrap

With the New England prep and high school hockey seasons looming, Massachusetts held it’s Tier 1 and Tier 2 Youth State/District Championship last weekend, with both split- and full-season teams…

Week 8 Games of the Week: Massachusetts Youth Championship

Hockey-crazed Minnesota already crowned its Youth and Girls Tier 1 and 2 state/district champions and USA Hockey National Championship qualifiers at the 15U, 16U, 18U and 18U levels, and this weekend …

2023-24 Week #7 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MYHockey Rankings Week #7 team ratings and rankings are now live. This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added over 15,200 game scores to MYHockey. MHR now has over 103,500…

Week 7 MHR Weekend Wrap

Hockey Canada Photo   Week 7 of the 2023-24 MHR Season featured one of the busiest North American tournament weekends to date as huge events for boys and girls were held on both sides of the border…

Week 7 MHR Games of the Week

It’s almost holiday tournament time at hockey rinks around North America, and this weekend we get a head start on the holiday festivities with some of the bigger and most visible events of the fall…

2023-24 Week #6 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

We hope everyone enjoyed their Halloween weekend! MYHockey Week #6 Rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added over 14,600 game scores. MYHockey…

Week 6 MHR Weekend Wrap

November brings the end of the season for many United States fall split-season programs with the start of the high-school and prep-school seasons looming on the horizon in some of hockey’s traditional…

Week 6 MHR Games of the Week

As November approaches, in parts of the United States where high school hockey is popular and played at a high level, split-season club teams start to wind down their fall campaigns. As high schools and…

Association Rankings Criteria and Calculations

MHR’s 2023-24 association rankings were released on Wednesday. The youth hockey community’s interest and response has been amazing. This season, more than ever, we’ve received inquiries…

2023-24 Week #5 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MYHockey Week #5 Rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers and members added over 14,600 game scores. MYHockey Rankings now has 73,549 counting game scores in the system resulting…

Week 5 MHR Weekend Wrap

MN High Performance Photo After welcoming Western Canada to the 2023-24 ranking and featuring a top Western Canada Girls matchup as one of our Week 4 Games of the Week, we were thrilled to be able to…

Are You Ready for a Frozen Frenzy?

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com For the first time in a few years, it should be easy for those of us in the United States to figure out which National Hockey League teams are playing Tuesday night…

Week 5 MHR Games of the Week

Week 4 marked the first week we were able to post Western Canada Boys rankings at the U18, U15 and U13 levels, so hockey is now in full swing in all corners of North America. We welcome Western Canada…

2023-24 Week #4 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

MHR Week #4 team ratings and rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers and members added another 12,500 game scores. MYHockey Rankings now has 59k counting game scores in the…

Week 4 MHR Weekend Wrap

Another great weekend of hockey in North America is behind us as we enter the spooky season of late October. Our MYHockey Rankings Week 4 Games of the Week included matchups of highly ranked USA Boys …

Week 4 MHR Clanko Media Games of the Week

The 2023-24 youth hockey season continues to ramp up in Canada as we approach the mid-point of October and the fall weather finally seems to be here to stay in many parts of North America. With each passing…

2023-24 Week #3 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

Week #3 team ratings and rankings are live! Columbus Day weekend is a big youth hockey tournament weekend. Another 11,500 games were entered into MYHockey this week. A total of 7,555 teams have now reached…

Week 3 MHR Clanko Media Weekend Wrap

With each passing week, we have more great matchups to choose from for our MHR Games of the Week feature. This week was no exception, as our four highlighted contests featured United States Boys and Canadian…

Week 3 MHR Clanko Media Games of the Week

As we get a deeper into the season, more teams are ranked and the rankings take on a little bit more meaning. The more games that are played and more times that teams from different leagues and areas …

2023-24 Week #2 Team Ratings and Rankings Released

Before we get into Week #2 information, we have a massive announcement! MYHockey Rankings reached 1,000,000 daily pageviews for the first time ever last Wednesday. A special thank you to all of you who…

Week 2 MHR Clanko Media Weekend Wrap

Our first MHR Clanko Media featured Games of the Week included highly ranked 16U and 18U USA Tier 1 Boys teams and was played at the University of Connecticut’s Toscano Family Ice Forum, home…

Send Us Your Top Plays & Peak Performers!

With our first rankings of the 2023-24 season having gone live last week, that can only mean one thing: It’s time for the return of our MYHockey Rankings Play of the Week and Peak Performer features…

Attention Goalies: The Month That Saves is Here!

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com Every hockey season has certain landmarks or time stamps that we look forward to each year as North American hockey teams navigate the long and winding journey…

MHR Games of the Week Are Back With a Twist!

Starting this weekend, MYHockey Rankings Games of the Week are back!And this year we are excited to announce that we will be working with Clanko Media to provide a video highlights package for…

2023-24 Team Ratings and Rankings are Live!

The moment we've all been waiting for is finally here! MYHockey Rankings is excited to release the first rankings of the 2023-24 season. The Week #1 rankings update includes USA Boys national, district…

Review/Preview: September Showcase Season Continues

It’s another busy weekend in rinks around North America as September showcase season pushes on and more Canadian teams begin play every week. Here is a rundown of some of this weekend’s showcases…

PWHL Draft Marks a New Day for Women's Hockey

It’s a historic day for women’s hockey.  After a whirlwind month in which the formation of the Professional Women’s Hockey League was announced, the cities hosting franchises were…

Review & Preview: Big Events Continue Around North America

The the 2023-24 North American hockey season has gotten off to a roaring start with big events taking place starting at the end of August and continuing through last weekend. The schedule doesn't lighten…

Navigating the Volatile World of U.S. Junior Hockey

NAHL Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com Junior hockey in the United States never has been easy to figure out. As we kick off the 2023-24 junior seasons around North America this…

September Tourney Slate Continues This Weekend

Labor Day Weekend has come and gone, but that wasn’t the end of the big September weekend tournaments. The big-time events continue this weekend as Canada gets into the act with a huge U18 girls…

Labor of Love: Big Tourneys Highlight Holiday Weekend

Even though it’s still early, traditionally Labor Day Weekend is one of the busiest times of the year for youth hockey in the United States. And this year was no different. Some of the year&rsquo…

Hockey Season Ramps Up on Labor Day Weekend

After a few United States-based teams dipped their toes in the water and got their 2023-24 seasons underway during the weekend of Aug. 18-20, last weekend even more tournaments and showcases were held…

Hockey's Back: Five Tips for a Successful Season

New York Times Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com It’s an exciting time of the year for youth hockey families as ice rinks around North America spring to life with the sounds…

Introducing MHR's Match-Up Analysis Tool

MYHockey Rankings is introducing another new educational analysis tool for the 2023-24 season to enhance the youth hockey community’s experience! The MHR team is excited to release our Match-Up…

Teams Jump Right into the Fire as 2023-24 Season Gets Underway

So much for easing into the season. Aug. 15 was the first day that North American youth hockey teams could play officially sanctioned games that could be counted toward their 2023-24 MYHockey rankings…

Imbeau's Acrobatic Glove Save is Voted '22-23 Save of the Year

It took almost 10 weeks and generated hundreds of thousands of page views to go along with thousands of Instagram votes and even more social-media engagements. Many young hockey players got extra exposure…

Wilsey's "Goalie Goal" Voted MHR '22-23 Play of the Year

After more than two months, hundreds of thousands of views, tens of thousands of votes and 31 matchups we have our MYHockeyRankings Play of the Year.  Congratulations to Aaden Wilsey, whose &ldquo…

Semifinal Preview: Play & Save of the Year Contests Down to the Wire

This is it! We started nearly two months ago with 32 great plays and 32 spectacular saves. Now, after 56 matchups, several razor-thin voting margins, a teammate vs. teammate quarterfinal battle and seven…

How to Make Sure Main Camp Isn't a Money Grab

USA HockeyPhoto   By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com There are many sides to every story, and that is no different when it comes to junior hockey tryout camps. These camps, which usually are…

Heading to a Main Camp? Here's What You Need to Know

USA Hockey Photo  By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com Parents of hockey players entering their teen years start to hear rumblings about junior hockey tryout camps known as “main camps…

We Can Learn From NHL Draft Prospects & the Paths They Have Taken

NHL.com Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com  Every kid who puts on a pair of ice skates, adds 10 pounds worth of pads and takes the ice to play hockey dreams about something…

A Closer Look at the Junior Hockey Draft Process

SJHL Photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com It's that time of year again, the time when pretty much every serious youth hockey player between the ages of 15 and 18 starts talking about getting drafted…

Play of the Year Contest Field Announced

We are proud and excited to present the field for our first-ever MYHockey Rankings Play of the Year Contest. The bracket, posted above, includes clips of plays that were MHR Play of the Week winners…

Save of the Year Contest Field Announced

We are proud and excited to present the field for our first-ever MYHockey Rankings Save of the Year Contest. The bracket, posted above, includes saves that were MHR Play of the Week winners and Play of…

The Golden Knights Will Win a Cup for the Pup

Las Vegas Journal Review Photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com When it became reality that the Florida Panthers and Vegas Golden Knights would be competing in the Stanley Cup Finals this year, …

2023-24 Season Data Released

After finalizing the 2022-23 season, MYHockey has released 2023-24 season data.  The process mostly consists of copying last seasons data as a starter for the current season.  While this creates…

2022-23 Final Rankings

MYHockey Final Rankings for the 2022-23 season are now available.  We added another 19,000 game scores over the past month and end the season with over 411k.  We were able to add 1291 teams…

Robertson Cup Championship Tracker: Warriors Win It All

Updated May 25, 2023 The North American Hockey League’s Robertson Cup Championship has come and gone, and it was pretty clear that the league’s top-four teams navigated the playoffs and advanced…

Announcing the MHR Play & Save of the Year Contests

For the first time during the 2022-23 MYHockey Rankings season, our Play of the Week feature generated enough submissions and entries for us to name a MHR Play of the Week for pretty much every week of…

The Road to the Centennial Cup: Brooks Bandits Win Third in a Row!

Updated May 22, 2023 - Brandon Sun Photo While the top-tier United States Hockey League (USHL) and Major Junior Canadian Hockey League get most of the attention when it comes to North American junior…

NAHL Robertson Cup Championship: And Then There Were Four

Updated May 15, 2023 By Scott Lowe – MYHokeyRankings.com This document will be updated with results throughout the Robertson Cup Playoffs. It’s been a long grind, but after 60 regular-season…

2023 Centennial Cup Preview

It all started back in September with approximately 120 teams competing across nine different leagues. There were early season showcase tournaments, late roster cutdowns, holiday breaks and grueling regular…

2022-23 Week #31 Rankings Released

MHR Week #31 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 6,200 new game results. MHR now has 392,000 game scores in the system. We now have 21,255 teams that have…

The End of the Road: Saint-Francois Blizzard Win U18 Men's National Championship

We've finally come to the end of the road. The long and winding path to the Hockey Canada national club championships has concluded. Congratulations to the U18 Women's national champion Stoney Creek…

The End of the Road: Stoney Creek Sabres Win Esso Cup

We've finally come to the end of the road. The long and winding path to the Hockey Canada national club championships has concluded. Congratulations to the U18 Women's national champion Stoney Creek …

2022-23 Week #30 Rankings Released

MHR Week #30 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 3,300 new game results. MHR now has nearly 386,000 game scores in the system. We now have 20,842 teams…

2022-23 Week #29 Rankings Released

MHR Week #29 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 4,000 new game results. MHR now has over 382,000 counting game scores in the system. We now have 20,607…

Bruins vs. Oilers in the Finals: Who Says No?

Boston Hockey Now Photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com There’s no rest for the weary if you’re a hockey fan During the past few weeks in the United States we’ve crowned youth…

The End of the Road Nears: Canadian U18 Men's National Championship Field Set

At this point we have traveled down much of the road to the Hockey Canada national championship tournaments as teams of young men and women around the country have been competing in league and provincial…

It's Almost Time: Esso Cup '23 Field Set

The road to the Hockey Canada national club championship tournaments is well underway as teams of young men and women around the country have been competing since March in league and provincial tournaments…

It's Semifinal Saturday at the WWC

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com Many people may not have noticed, but there has been a changing of the guard in women’s international ice hockey. The change hasn’t come at the…

It's Another USA-Canada Showdown at WWC 2023

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com The most-anticipated preliminary-round game of the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship takes place Monday when unbeaten Canada…

2022-23 Week #28 Rankings Released

MHR Week #28 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 5,200 new game results. MHR now has nearly 378,000 counting game scores in the system. We now have 20,…

2022-23 Week #27 Rankings Released

MHR Week #27 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 5,000 new game results. MHR now has nearly 373,000 counting game scores in the system. We now have 20,…

2022-23 Week #26 Rankings Released

MHR Week #26 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 6,600 new game results. MHR now has over 368,000 counting game scores in the system. For the first…

2023 USA Hockey National Championship Hub

This document will continue to be updated throughout the USA Hockey National Championship tournaments being held at various locations March 29 through April 3. REMINDER: USA Hockey High School Nationals…

There's Much to Consider When Choosing a New Team

USA Hockey Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com It’s that time of year again. Already. That’s right. It's tryout time. Even though some teams’ seasons may have…

2022-23 Week #25 Rankings Released

MHR Week #25 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 8,100 new game results. MHR now has 361,000 counting game scores in the system. 19,887 teams have now …

Minnesota Peewee & Bantam AA State Champs Crowned

After a two-week break following regionals, Minnesota Peewee and Bantam AA teams took to the ice March 17 to compete for state championships. The Peewee tournament was held in New Ulm at the Civic Center…

NCAA Women's Hockey Frozen Four Viewing Guide

The biggest weekend of the season for women’s college hockey is upon us, but with everything else going on the in the world of sports right now many people may not be aware. Don’t worry. …

2022-23 Week #24 Rankings Released

MHR Week #24 Rankings are now available. We updated the rankings a day early this week to assist USA Hockey in their at-large bid selection process for Nationals. Congratulations to all teams that qualified…

District Tournament Roundup: The Road to Nationals

This document will contine to be updated throughout March as United States Tier 1 District Championship tournaments progress.   The youth hockey version of March Madness started a few days early…

2022-23 Week #23 Rankings Released

MHR Week #23 Rankings are now available. Volunteers, members and GameSheet’s API added over 11,900 new game results. MHR now has 345,000 counting game scores in the system. 19,537 teams have now…

NCAA D3 Teams Get to Showcase High Level of Play as Championships Get Underway

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com For those of you who haven’t had the opportunity to watch an NCAA Division III hockey game in person – and that would probably be most of you, considering…

2022-23 Week #22 Rankings Released

MHR Week #22 Rankings are now live! MHR’s admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added another 16,300 new game results this week. Impressive work! The system now contains over 333,000…

Week 22 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

USA Hockey Photo Our MHR/LiveBarn Week 22 Games of the Week highlighted more great playoff action from around the United States. Last weekend’s featured games included matchups from the Prep Hockey…

Week 22 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

More postseason action is on the docket this weekend for our MHR/LiveBarn Week 22 Games of the Week. This weekend’s featured games include playoff matchups from the Prep Hockey Conference, and the…

2022-23 Week #21 Rankings Released

We hope everyone enjoyed the long holiday weekend! MHR Week #21 Rankings have been released. A special thank you to our volunteers, members and the GameSheet team this week! We added another 16,200 new…

Week 21 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

Youth and minor hockey playoff action ramped up all over North America during Week 21, and that’s where we looked for our Games of the Week. Each of our featured games last weekend was from a postseason…

Week 21 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

The playoff push is upon us, and this week we give you a sampling of great youth hockey playoff action from around the United States for our Week 21 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week. Each of our featured…

2022-23 Week #20 Rankings Released

MHR Week #20 Rankings have been released! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added another 19,400  new game results. MHR has officially hit the 300,000 counting …

Week 20 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

We dove into playoff action featuring some of the top USA Boys Tier 1 and Tier 2 programs in the country for our Week 20 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week as postseason play got into full swing around North…

Week 20 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

Playoff season is upon us! Between now and the end of April, amateur hockey teams all over North America will be competing in league, state, district, regional, provincial and national playoff tournaments…

Week 19 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

We finally made it back out to Western Canada for our MYHockey Rankings/LiveBarn Week 19 Games of the Week. It was an easy week to find great games there with so many showcase opportunities for players…

2022-23 Week #19 Rankings Released

MHR Week #19 Rankings are now available! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added over 18,000 new game results. MHR now has 281,000 counting game scores in the system…

This Week's NAHL Top Prospects Tournament is a Win for Everyone Involved

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com With a seemingly endless supply of young hockey players who are eager to showcase their skills in front of scouts from the sport’s highest levels as they pursue…

Week 19 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

Week 19 takes us out to Western Canada for our MYHockey Rankings/LiveBarn Games of the Week as there are plenty of showcase opportunities for players in both the Alberta Elite Hockey League and the Canadian…

2022-23 Week #18 Rankings Released

MHR Week #18 Rankings have been released. It was another great week for our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API. Over 16,500 new game results were added this week. MHR now has 262,000 counting…

Week 18 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

Week 18 was for the girls and women as our MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week highlighted four great matchups between top girls’ and women’s teams from both sides of the border. For the third…

In the State of Hockey It Takes 4 Days to Celebrate the Game Properly

@HockeyDayMN Twitter Photo   By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com If you happened to spend even 30 seconds scanning social media this weekend you know that Saturday was Hockey Day Minnesota. But…

Week 18 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

Week 18 is for the girls and women as our MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week highlight four great matchups between top girls’ and women’s teams from both sides of the border. For the third year…

2022-23 Week #17 Rankings Released

MHR Week #17 Rankings have been released. It was another great week with our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API adding nearly 17,000 new game results. MHR now has 246,000 counting…

Week 17 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

For our Week 17 MYHockey Rankings/LiveBarn Games of the Week we provided a mix of tournament and league contests. Our marquee matchup was a showdown between the top-two USA Boys 18U Tier 1 teams as the…

Week 17 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

It’s Week 17 of the 2022-23 North American hockey season, and as non-legue tournament play starts to wind down with a few remaining big events, many teams are jumping back into league play as we…

2022-23 Week #16 Rankings Released

MHR Week #16 Rankings have been released. Records are meant to be broken. This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API set a record for the most game scores added in a single week…

Week 16 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

Martin Luther King Day Weekend has become one of the great hockey weekends on the calendar every season. We love finding out where everyone played and how they did and seeing the flood of team photos …

Week 16 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

Welcome to Martin Luther King Day Weekend, which probably is the biggest weekend of youth and minor hockey tournaments in North America every year. To get an idea of the scope of this weekend’s …

USA vs. Canada: Bitter Rivals with Much in Common

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com They come from all over North America. From the largest metropolitan areas and the smallest of towns. From hockey hotbeds and areas where many of the residents…

2022-23 Week #15 Rankings Released

MHR Week #15 Rankings have been released! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added just over 16,000 new game results. MHR now has 210,000 counting game scores in the …

Week 15 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

Each of our Week 15 Games of the Week came from a variety of tournaments being held last weekend in various locations and featuring some of the top Tier 1 boys, prep and Tier 2 girls teams in the United…

Game On: U18 WWC Finally Getting the Attention it Deserves

The fact that the International Ice Hockey Federation U18 Women’s World Championship was canceled because of the spread of COVID-19 two years ago while the men’s World Junior Championship …

Week 15 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

The first few weeks of January – between the opening week of the new year and Martin Luther King Day – are reserved for tournament play by many youth and minor hockey teams in North America…

Tonight at the WJC We All Get the Game We Want and Deserve

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com About the same time that my son started getting serious about hockey – and started to show that he might have the potential to play at a higher level…

2022-23 Week #14 Rankings Released

We hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe holiday and New Year! We will resume our normal weekly update schedule, Wednesday mornings, starting this week. The first rankings of the 2023 year are now …

Hockey Holidays: Happy New Year to All Who Made 2022 Great

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com Well, just like that, 2022 has come and gone. Once again it wasn’t easy, but as usual we made it through with flying colors. Welcome to 2023! And although…

MYHockey Tournaments Strives to Provide the Optimal Hockey Experience

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com  There are many reasons travel hockey teams choose to attend tournaments that are held in distant locations. Some teams just want to play competitive …

Makings Sense of Rivalry Day at WJC 2023

Canadian Press Photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com We often like to compare styles of play within a hockey league from division to division or conference to conference as a long…

Week 14 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

For many North American youth and minor hockey families, the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day provides an opportunity to step back, take a deep breath and relax before the second half of…

Back Where it Belongs, WJC 2023 Gets Underway Monday

Hockey Canada Photo   By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com  So far, so good.  Knock on wood. To date, the 2022-23 North American hockey season has resembled what we had come to recognize…

Week 13 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

Winter holiday tournaments continued last weekend, and that was one of the focuses of our Games of the Week as we highlighted two games from the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite Midwinter Classic and one from…

2022-23 Week #13 Rankings Released

MHR Week #13 Rankings are now available! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added around 15,000 new game results. MHR now has 180,000 counting game scores in the system…

Week 13 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

Winter holiday tournaments continue this weekend, and that’s where we have looked once again for a few of our Week 13 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week. Our first two featured games are part of the…

Week 12 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

Well, holiday tournament season is underway, and the upsets already have begun! Last week, for our Week 12 Games of the Week, we featured a game from the 16U Division of the Paul D. Merritt Holiday Classic…

2022-23 Week #12 Rankings Released

MHR Week #12 Rankings are now available! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added around 16,000 new game results. MHR now has 165,000 counting game scores in the system…

Week 12 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

Even though the winter holidays are still a couple weeks off, we already have entered youth and minor hockey holiday tournament season. The Paul D. Merritt Holiday Classic in Rhode Island has become …

Week 11 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

The United States Hockey League (USHL) descended upon Rochester, N.Y., last weekend, bringing a pair of Tier 1 junior hockey games to a great hockey area and holding a youth tournament that included some…

2022-23 Week #11 Rankings Released

MHR Week #11 Rankings are now available! This past week our admin team, volunteers, members and GameSheet API added over 17,000 new game results. MHR now has over 149,000 counting game scores in the system…

Cassidy's Return to Boston Highlights Surprising NHL Season

MassLive.com photo   By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com Just taking a minute to check in on the good folks of New England today and hoping that everyone is okay.  In case you haven…

Week 11 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week

This weekend the United States Hockey League American Cup comes to Rochester, N.Y. It’s not the biggest youth tournament in North America, but it does include some of the top Tier 1 boys’ …

2022-23 Week #10 Rankings Released

The MYHockey team would like to wish our friends in the states a Happy Thanksgiving! If you weren’t at one of the 4k rinks in North America this past weekend, hopefully you were able to enjoy…

Week 10 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

Massachusetts held its girls’ Tier 1 and Tier 2 state tournaments during Thanksgiving weekend, with four USA Hockey National Championship berths being claimed. Tier 1 and Tier 2 Nationals berths…

MHR/LiveBarn Week 10 Games of the Week

Not too long ago, Thanksgiving weekend in the United States was one of the busiest youth hockey weekends of the year. The extra day off from school after the holiday made it easier for teams that didn…

2022-23 Season Week #9 Rankings Released

MYHockey Week #9 Rankings have been released! This past week our admin team, volunteers and members added over 14k game scores. MHR now has nearly 120,000 counting game scores in the system. 13,803&nbsp…

Soccer's World Cup is Here, but When Will it be Our Turn?

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Photo   By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com Every four years, soccer fans around the world know they will get to see the best of the best competing in a true world-championship…

MHR/LiveBarn Week 9 Games of the Week

For the first time this season we head out to Western Canada for two of our MHR/LiveBarn Week 9 Games of the Week. Our Western Canadian matchups – U18 and U15 Boys contests – are from two …

Week 8 MHR/LiveBarn Weekend Wrap

For one of our MHR/LiveBarn Week 8 Games of the Week we zeroed in on Massachusetts, which is home to many split-season teams because so many of the state’s players also play for their local high…

2022-23 Season Week #8 Rankings Released

MYHockey Week #8 Rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers and members added over 16,500 game scores. MHR now has over 105,000 counting game scores in the system. 13,109&nbsp…

It's the Stories Behind the Story That Make October Saves Special

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com The emergence of October Saves, which allows goalies at all levels from around North America to raise money for the fight against cancer simply by doing their…

MHR/LiveBarn Week 8 Games of the Week

In areas of the United States where high school hockey is strongest and split-season teams proliferate the club-hockey scene, state tournaments will be held to determine which teams will represent those…

2022-23 Season Week #7 Rankings Released

MYHockey Rankings Week #7 Rankings are now live. This past week volunteers and members added over 13,400 game scores to MYHockey. We now have 11,510 teams that qualify for the rankings, an increase of…

MHR/LiveBarn Week 7 Weekend Wrap

Two of our LiveBarn/MYHockey Rankings Week 7 Games of the Week last weekend came from the CCM World Invite Chicago, while our other two contests were matchups of highly ranked girls’ teams from …

MHR/LiveBarn Week 7 Games of the Week

This weekend we head out to the Illinois for what likely will be the largest tournament of the year, the CCM World Invite Chicago, for two of our Week 7 MHR/LiveBarn Games of the Week. Our other two games…

MHR Week 6 Weekend Wrap

For our Week 6 Games of the Week, we highlighted two games from the Eastern Exposure Cup, an event that featured more than 125 teams representing many of the top youth minor and hockey associations in…

2022-23 Season Week #6 Rankings Released

Hope everyone enjoyed their Halloween weekend! MYHockey Week #6 Rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers and members added over 12,400 game scores. MYHockey Rankings …

Difficult Situations Can be Tempered with the Proper Approach

OMHA.net photo   By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com  It’s almost that time.  Thanksgiving in the United States is used as a traditional measuring stick for hockey. At the National…

MHR Week 6 Games of the Week

Showcase Season continues during Week 6 of the MYHockey Rankings 2022-23 campaign. This weekend features more tournament action as highly ranked boys’ and girls’ teams from the United States…

2022-23 Season Week #5 Rankings Released

MYHockey Week #5 Rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers and members added over 12,800 game scores. MYHockey Rankings now has over 63,000 counting game scores in the system…

Q&A with LiveBarn's COO Ray Giroux: Introducing Live Tagging

The MYHockey Rankings’ team was fortunate enough to catch up with Ray Giroux, former NHLer and the current COO of LiveBarn, for a quick Q&A session. Ray touches on the youth hockey season, LiveBarn…

MHR Week 5 Weekend Wrap

The MHR Week 5 Games of the Week brought us great matchups from some of the fall’s biggest North American Tournaments, including the Minnesota Tradition NIT for the girls and the CCM World Invite…

For the Coaches: How to Help Your Players Build Confidence

Hockey Canada Photo By Taylor Staden, M.Sc. Founder & Lead Consultant, Upper Mentality. For some, the hockey season has barely started. For others, you may already be right in the swing of things…

MHR Week 5 Games of the Week

Another huge girls’ hockey showcase highlights our Week 5 Games of the Week as we head out to hockey-hotbed Minnesota for a pair of games featuring top-10 USA Tier 1 teams at the Minnesota Tradition…

NHL 2022-23: Lots of New Faces in New Places

Karl B. DeBlaker, Associated Press Photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com I’m happy to say that for the first time in a several years, the National Hockey League season actually snuck up on…

2022-23 Season Week #4 Rankings Released

MHR Week #4 team ratings and rankings are now available. This past week our admin team, volunteers and members added over 11,600 game scores. MYHockey Rankings now has over 50k counting game scores in…

MHR Week 4 Weekend Wrap

Our MHR Week 4 Games of the Week included boys’ and girls’ action in the U22, 19U, 18U and 2009 age groups from around the United States, Our featured games came from several showcase events…

MHR Week 4 Games of the Week

Our MHR Week 4 Games of the Week feature boys’ and girls’ action in the U22, 19U, 18U and 2009 age groups from around the continent. It’s showcase season, so we bring you action from…

2022-23 Season Week #3 Rankings Released

Columbus Day weekend is a big youth hockey tournament weekend. Another 9,600 games were entered into MYHockey this week. A total of 6,306 teams have now reached the 5 game minimum and are being ranked…

MHR Week 3 Weekend Wrap

In honor of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend, which was held for the 11th time Oct. 8-9, we featured four girls’ matchups for our Week 3 edition…

Growth Provides Opportunities: A Guide for Girls Who Want to Play College Hockey

Photo Courtesy of Middlebury College   By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com Nothing is more indicative of the health and growth of girls’ and women’s hockey in the United States than…

Week 3 MHR Games of the Week: Celebrating World Girls Hockey Weekend

In honor of International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Girls Ice Hockey Weekend, being held for the 11th time Oct. 8-9, we are featuring four girls matchups for our Week 3 edition of MHR Games …

2022-23 Season Week #2 Rankings Update

MYHockey Rankings has released Week #2 of our 2022-23 season rankings. This week’s rankings brings another level of data maturity as the number of reported game scores in the database grew by 7,…

MHR Week 2 Weekend Wrap

Here is a recap of our Week 2 Games of the Week, which featured three games that were decided by a total of four goals and a 2021-22 league-championship rematch:   Week 2 MHR Weekend Wrap #4 Fraser…

Week 2 MHR Games of the Week

Welcome to the first edition of our MYHockey Rankings Games of the Week. For this week’s contests we first head to Western Canada for a BCEHL Girls 18U Championship Finals rematch before checking…

2022-23 Youth Rankings Released

MYHockey Rankings is excited to release the first rankings of the 2022-23 season! The first rankings includes USA Boys national, district and state rankings (2013 through 18U), USA Girls Tier 1 and Tier…

Calling All Goalies: It's That Time Once Again!

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com For most people, the onset of October conjures up thoughts of pumpkin spice, sweater weather, Halloween and fall colors. That's not the case for North American hockey…

An Updated Outline of Junior Hockey in the United States

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com As the final days of summer wind down and autumn approaches, many North American junior hockey leagues already have begun play, with those that have yet to start …

NAHL Showcase Highlights League's Success with College Commitments

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com It’s a safe bet that if you were to drop in on any NCAA men’s college hockey team this week you would notice that something is different. For the…

A New Season Can Present New Challenges

By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com This is the most exciting time of year for many young hockey players, and the level of excitement can be even greater for those playing on new teams or competing…

Newer Faces Highlight WWC Gold Medal Matchup

Sportsnet.ca Photo By Scott Lowe – MYHockeyRankings.com This time it’s the same, but different. Later today in Denmark when a pair of familiar rivals meet yet again with a gold medal on…

Introducing Team Notifications!

MYHockey Rankings is rolling out another new feature to enhance the youth hockey community’s experience on our platform! On top of the previous off-season announcements you may have seen over the…

The Rink Shrinks Episode 85: MYHockey Rankings + Mailbag

BY & Motts open up the mailbag this week plus bring you an interview with Neil & Ian Lodin of MYHockey Rankings! Before bringing on the MHR guys and answering your questions the guys catch up …

For Once It's Not All About USA vs. Canada at Women's Worlds

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com When it comes to international hockey, no matchup is more revered or anticipated than games between Canada and the United States. They are the world’s top two…

USA Seeks Redemption at Women

Associated Press Photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com It was about this time last year that the puck dropped on perhaps the most anticipated and talked-about women’s international ice hockey…

A Change Would Do the WJC Good

MLive.com Photo By Scott Lowe – MYHockey Rankings Latvia’s preliminary-round upset of Czechia for its first victory in 28 World Junior Championship games proved to be a major turning point…

WJC Looks to Ramp Up Interest & Excitement in Quarterfinals

CBC Photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com The energy, excitement – and hopefully fan interest – is expected to ramp up in Edmonton at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior…

The Rink Shrinks Episode 82: South Carolina Stingrays President, Robbie Concannon

BY & Motts are back for Episode 82 fresh off of the Rink Shrinks first ever street hockey festival which took place last Saturday. Thank you to everyone who came out to play, work, watch, and support…

This WJC is About More Than Gold, Silver or Bronze

Yahoo photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com Last week I turned on one of Team USA’s preliminary-round World Junior Championship games – I can’t remember which one, because…

WJC 2022: Hopefully the Second Time's the Charm

By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com No matter when or where the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship is played, the tournament has evolved into an annual battle among the United…

Making the Most of Your Tryout Camp Experience

Pembroke Lumber Kings Photo By Scott Lowe - MYHockeyRankings.com This article is reposted from June 2021.  If you ask multiple people to describe a junior hockey main camp, you’re likely…