Introducing the New THF Website

Bethesda, MD – Today, the Tier 1 Hockey Federation launches its next generation website. The new site development has been in process for several months in collaboration with its project partners GameSheet and IOI Ventures. From overwhelming to sleek and efficient. IOI has produced a website that is not only functional, it is strategic. The […]

No, our website is not broken!

As a reminder, the AHF will use KRACH ratings to determine standings this season. The points column will remain at zero regardless of wins or losses. Standings will be ordered alphabetically until the Fall. Official standings as determined by KRACH ratings will be released this Fall!

Tier 1 Hockey Federation Expands West

Bethesda, MD – Today, the Tier 1 Hockey Federation “THF” is proud to announce the formation of the THF Western Conference. This conference will compete at the 14U, 15U, 16U, and 18U age levels whereas the Champions at each level will compete in the United States Premier Hockey League “USPHL” Cup in March against winners […]

THF Partners with Apex Learning Virtual...

Bethesda, MD- Black Bear Sports Group has finalized a multi-year marketing and sponsorship partnership with Apex Learning Virtual School. The partnership provides for the title sponsorship for the Atlantic Hockey Federation and Tier 1 Hockey Federation spring parity events as well as significant digital marketing, branding, and on-site seminars throughout the Black Bear Sports Group […]

2022 USHL Draft

USHL PHASE 1 Round Pick Team Player P Hometown TEAM THF 2 19 Waterloo Kiernan Poulin RD Norwell, MA Boston Advantage 15’s USPHL North 3 33 Green Bay Andrew O’Sullivan RD Norwell, MA Boston Advantage 15’s USPHL North 5 67 Madison Ryan Lukko LD Colonia, NJ New Jersey Rockets 15’s THF South 8 120 Sioux […]

Tier 1 Hockey Federation and U.S....

BETHESDA, MD — Black Bear Sports Group, Inc., (“Black Bear”), the United States Premier Hockey League (“USPHL”) and the Tier 1 Hockey Federation (“THF”) are pleased to announce a collaboration of their youth and midget hockey activities. Teams at all ages from Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania will play in the THF-USPHL […]

Tony Zasowski Named THF Commissioner

Black Bear Sports Group is proud to announce that Tony Zasowski has been named the Director of Leagues and Tournaments and will also serve as the Commissioner of the Atlantic Hockey Federation (AHF) and Tier 1 Hockey Federation (THF). In his new role, Tony will focus on the growth and operations of the division. “Tony brings a wealth of […]

Tier 1 and Elite Tryouts are Now Live

Black Bear Sports Group Launches Tier 1...

Bethesda, MD – Black Bear Sports Group is proud to announce the Tier 1 Hockey Federation (“THF”), a new hockey federation designed to facilitate scheduling among rink owners in the Eastern U.S. and the clubs located in their buildings.Initially, the THF will have 12 Founding Members and approximately 80 teams from 9U-18U and will have […]