USHL Footprint 14-15xOver 250 players have advanced from the United States Hockey League to sign NHL contracts, and more than 35% of NCAA Division I hockey players are USHL alumni.  Better than 95% of league players will earn the opportunity to play Division I college hockey, and more than one million fans attended USHL games last year.  Since USA Hockey designated the USHL its only Tier-I league, players are provided with equipment, housing, and instruction from top-flight coaches.