Malden Catholic pair headed to USHL

A pair of Malden Catholic hockey standouts today declared they will spent next season playing in the Unitred States Hockey League.

First, Mr. Hockey award recipient Tyler Sifferlen told ESPN Boston today that he will join the Chicago Steel next season, before heading on to UMass-Lowell.

Then, later in the day, rising center Ara Nazarian announced he'll be playing of the Des Moines Buccaneers next year, forgoing his senior season.

Nazarian, a UNH commit and winner of the 2013 Mr. Hockey Award, scored 22 goals with 35 assists last year for the four-time repeat Super 8 champion Lancers.