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Midwest Prep Hockey League
Midwest Prep Hockey League
Founded 2000
Head Office Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Current champions Lake Forest Academy
Commissioner Lee Semplice

The Midwest Prep Hockey League (abbreviated MPHL) is a prep school ice hockey league in the United States. The Midwest Prep League was founded in 2000; the original six league members were Culver Academies (IN), Gilmour Academy (OH), Lake Forest Academy (IL), Park Tudor School (IN), Shady Side Academy (PA) and St. Francis High School (NY). Since its inception the league has grown to nine Division 1 level prep school teams across the United States and Canada. The MPHL aids in preparing student athletes for college ice hockey and other higher levels of hockey. The league has maintain a competitive level of play throughout the USA and Canada. Many former MPHL players compete in NCAA college hockey. The founders of the league are John Bowers and Len Semplice.

Many MPHL players have gone on to compete in professional and college hockey.

List of MPHL teamsEdit

West Division East Division Central Division
Loyola Academy Lake Forest Academy Edge School
Ridley College National Sports Academy Saint Andrews College
Shady Side Academy Gilmour Academy Saint Francis

MPHL AlumniEdit

A number of notable MPHL alumni have gone to play college, junior, and professional hockey.

MPHL Alumni Who Played/Worked in the NHLEdit

  • Steve Gainey Jr- Dallas Stars/ St. Andrew’s College
  • Patrick Kaleta - Buffalo Sabres/ St. Francis High School

MPHL Schools Alumni Who played/ Worked in the NHL before league StartedEdit

  • Lee Stempniak- Phoenix Coyotes / St. Francis High School
  • Aaron Miller- Vancouver Canucks- U.S. Olympian/ St. Francis High School
  • Greg Hotham- Pittsburgh Penguins/ St. Andrews’s College
  • Teddy Purcell- Tampa Bay Lightning/ Lake Forest Academy

League ChampionsEdit

2008-2009 Lake Forest Academy

2007-2008 St. Andrew's College

2006-2007 St. Andrew's College

2005-2006 St. Francis High School

2004-2005 St. Andrew's College

2003-2004 National Sports Academy


2001-2002 Park Tudor

2000-2001 Park Tudor

Award WinnersEdit

Banff Hockey Academy

League RecordsEdit

Regular SeasonEdit


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