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 […]

Jr. Blues Alumni Report: the 2019-20 WIAC Season

Springfield, Illinois – Today, we dive into the WIAC as we make our final stop on our adventure through the NCAA Division 3 landscape. Here is today’s Alumni Report!  We begin this morning by stopping by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where a pair of forwards helped the BluGolds to the 2019-20 WIAC Championship and […]

Jr. Blues Alumni Report: the 2019-20 NESCAC Season

Springfield, Illinois – After reviewing the NEHC and UCHC in our last stop through the NCAA Division 3 landscape, we transition and focus on our alumni representing us in the NESCAC. Here is today’s Alumni Report! We begin today at Hamilton College and freshman forward Cade Groton. Groton, a native of Ashburn, VA, appeared in […]

Jr. Blues Select Three in Supplemental Draft

Springfield, Illinois – The Springfield Jr. Blues, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that we have drafted Liam Svensson, Grayson Valente, and Austin Spiridakis in this afternoon’s 2020 NAHL Supplemental Draft! Liam Svensson, a native of Sweden, was selected with #5 overall pick by the Jr. Blues. Svensson […]

Jr. Blues Alumni Report: the 2019-20 NEHC & UCHC Seasons

Springfield, Illinois – We have travelled through the Division 1 landscape and have made strong headway through Division 3. Today, we continue our adventure by recapping the seasons of our alumni in the NEHC and UCHC. Here is our Alumni Report! We begin today by looking into the Northeastern Hockey Conference (NEHC) and first with […]