Northern Pacific Hockey League

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Northern Pacific Hockey League
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Sport Ice Hockey
Founded 2000
No. of teams 8
Country  United States
Most recent champion(s) Bellingham Blazers
Most titles Helena Bighorns/Queen City Cutthroats (6)
Official website Nor-Pac

The Northern Pacific Hockey League (NPHL) is an American Tier III junior ice hockey league sanctioned by USA Hockey. Its championship trophy is the Cascade Cup.

The league announced three new members to start the 2014-2015 season. The new teams are the Cheney Hockey Club, Tacoma Knights and the Wenatchee Wolves.

Current teams[edit]

Team Joined Location Arena
Bellingham Blazers[1] 2012 Bellingham, WA Bellingham Sportsplex
Cheney Ice Hawks 2014 Cheney, WA EWU University Recreation Center
Eugene Generals 2005 Eugene, OR Lane Events Center
Tacoma Knights 2014 Tacoma, WA Sprinker Arena
Tri-City Outlaws[2] 2012 Kennewick, WA Toyota Center (Kennewick)
Fort Vancouver Vipers 2004 Vancouver, WA Mountain View Ice Arena
Wenatchee Wolves 2014 Wenatchee, WA Town Toyota Center
West Sound Warriors 2000 Bremerton, WA Bremerton Ice Arena

Former teams[edit]

Cascade Cup champions[edit]

NPHL National champions[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bellingham’s new junior hockey team joins Northern Pacific Hockey League". The Bellingham Business Journal. August 13, 2012. Retrieved August 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "NORPAC Expands with Tri-Cities". NORPAC. May 11, 2012. Retrieved August 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Staff (June 14, 2011). "American West Hockey League Accepted As Newest Addition To USA Hockey Juniors". NBC Montana. Retrieved June 22, 2011. 
  4. ^ "WSHL Totems press release". Retrieved August 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ "WSHL Spartans press release". Retrieved August 14, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Yellowstone Quake Join the AWHL". May 22, 2012. Retrieved August 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Nationals to join AWHL for 2013-14 season". JuniorHockey.com. February 18, 2013. Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Bellingham Blazers 2012-2013 NORPAC Cascade Cup Champions". JuniorHockey.com. March 18, 2013. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Sparts capture the crown". mailtribune.com. March 12, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Bighorns claim fourth straight Cascade Cup". Independent Record. March 19, 2011. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c "Bighorns romp past Seattle for third straight Cascade Cup championship". Independent Record. March 14, 2010. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Helena Bighorns capture hockey national championship". Independent Record. April 5, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2013.