Final regular season event in Troy is underway
The 2014-15 North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL) regular season is back underway with its fifth and final regular season event of the year taking place from January 16-19 at the Troy Sports Center in Troy, Michigan. All 32 NAPHL clubs will compete at the event. In addition, the Bantam Tournament Series (BTS) will also continue in Troy.
At the conclusion of this event, teams will be seeded 1-16 based on their position in the final regular season standings. The eight top seeded teams will be placed in the championship bracket and will compete for the NAPHL playoff championship. Teams seeded 9-16 will be placed in the consolation bracket and will compete for the NAPHL consolation championship.
The event will also feature the inaugural NAPHL 18U All-Star Game, which will be played on Sunday, January 18th at 7:15pm.
All games at the event in Troy will be broadcast live over the Internet through FASTHockey. To watch live, click here.
“The games at the January event in Troy will feature some of the most exciting action of the year as teams’ battle for playoff position in next month’s NAPHL Championship Tournament Series. This event traditionally provides us with some of the best and most dramatic games of the year,” said NAPHL Commissioner Mark Frankenfeld. “With the top 8 playoff spots still in question, all the games will matter and will provide all the players the opportunity to perform when it matters most.”
Like it has for all of the NAPHL events, the NAHL Event Scouting System will continue in Troy. The Event Scouting System is lead by Craig Barnett, Coordinator of Player of Personnel for both the NA3HL and NAPHL. Barnett’s primary role is to coordinate the scouting at all NA3HL and NAPHL events, and to promote player advancement and to supply information to NAHL, NCAA and other junior and collegiate coaches.
The final NAPHL event of the 2014-15 season is the NAPHL Championship Series, which is scheduled for February 13-16 at the Troy Sports Center.