USHL Alumni Voices: Carpenter and Berkle
Tuesday July 17, 2012
Ryan Carpenter played two seasons for the Sioux City Musketeers while Adam Berkle played two seasons for the Youngstown Phantoms. (photos courtesy of the Chicago Blackhawks)
Ryan Carpenter and Adam Berkle once played against each other in the USHL but are now college teammates who recently participated in the Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Camp. They talk about their time at the camp and reflect on their time in the USHL.
Carpenter spent two seasons in the USHL playing for the Sioux City Musketeers (2009-11). This past season as a freshman in college hockey, he led Bowling Green State University in scoring with 30 points (11g, 19a) in 44 games.
USHL stats - Ryan Carpenter
Berkle spent two seasons in the USHL with the Youngstown Phantoms (2009-11), the organization's first two seasons in the League. He was fourth on Bowling Green State University in scoring as a freshman this past season with 21 points (7g, 14a) in 44 games.
USHL stats - Adam Berkle
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrated its 10th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2011-12. With 28 picks during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and over 280 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL has emerged as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive). Fans can also watch USHL action all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).
It’s not just hockey. It’s the USHL.