Jr. Blues Set to Return for 2021-22 NAHL Season

Springfield, Illinois – The Springfield Jr. Blues are pleased to announce our return to the ice for the 2021-22 North American Hockey League (NAHL) season! We are joined in this decision by the Corpus Christi IceRays and Jamestown Rebels who have also announced their return.  “We are pleased that all three teams have navigated their […]

Building for 2021: Jr. Blues Add Five

Springfield, Illinois – While we may have taken a year off due to COVID-19, our coaches are continuing to work hard at assembling the pieces for a championship contender. Today, we are pleased to announce the tender signings of five players: Mason Hoehn, Sam Saccone, Carter Cloutier, Charlie Killian, and James Callahan! While these player […]

Building for 2021: Jones Returns to the Capital City

Springfield, Illinois – As the calendar year 2020 continues to wind down, our efforts are increasingly being focused on building toward the future. Our coaches have continued to work off the ice and have been looking for the best pieces to bring together. With that in mind, we are excited to welcome back forward Carson […]

Building for 2021: Jr. Blues Sign 7 Tenders

Springfield, Illinois – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the Jr. Blues will not be participating in the NAHL this season, something that hasn’t happened in nearly 30 years. While we may not be on the ice this year, we have been hard at work off the ice preparing for the future. Our coaches have […]

Jr. Blues to Suspend Operations for 20/21 Season, Will Return in 21/22

Springfield, Illinois – The Springfield Jr. Blues, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), regretfully announce that we will be suspending operations for the 2020-21 season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to take this time to adapt and adjust so that we can successfully return to the ice for […]

2020 NAHL Draft: Jr. Blues Pick Six

Springfield, Illinois – The Springfield Jr. Blues, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that we selected six players in yesterday’s 2020 NAHL Entry Draft.  We opened up the 2020 Entry Draft by selecting forward Bradley Marek with the #5 overall pick. Marek, a native of Big Rapids, MI, […]

Getting Back to the Ice: New Faces for the 2020-21 Season

Springfield, Illinois – It’s been 125 days since the North American Hockey League (NAHL) paused the 2019-20 regular season, 121 days since the regular season was cancelled, and 120 days since the playoffs were cancelled, but who’s counting? It’s been a long time since we’ve had hockey, and today we’ll bring to light some of […]

2020 NAHL Draft Preview

Springfield, Illinois – In a normal summer, the NAHL draft would be long in the rearview mirror. The draft is held annually at the beginning of June, giving team’s plenty of time to address concerns before the season begins. However, as we all know, 2020 has had different plans and we are now one week […]

Getting Back to the Ice: What We Know

Springfield, Illinois – It’s been four months since hockey has been played here in Springfield and we are every bit as anxious as you are for the players to return to town. As we begin to prepare for the upcoming season, we want to take time to update our fans and players on the current […]

Billet Families Needed for 2020-21 Season

Springfield, Illinois – As we continue our preparation for the upcoming 2020-21 North American Hockey League (NAHL) season, the Springfield Jr. Blues would like to put out a call to the Springfield community for their help.  We are searching for additional billet families to host player(s) from training camp in August until the end of […]