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The 2016 NHL Youth Cup

For the 2016 season, the NHL Youth Cup will feature three diferent tournaments!

The Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Islanders are proud to host the fourth annual  NHL Youth Cup on October 8-10. The weekend promises to showcase some of the best hockey talent in the country.

The Pittsburgh Penguins will host the first NHL Youth Cup for Girls on October 28-30.

The Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks will host the ever "NHL Youth Cup West" on December 2 through 4, 2016.

Philadelphia Flyers Co-Host NHL Youth Cup

The Philadelphia Flyers & New York Islanders are the official co-hosts of  the Tournament which features AAA youth programs affiliated with several other NHL clubs. The 22 teams participating in the Philadelphia site include: 

Carolina Hurricanes
Dallas Stars
New Jersey Devils
New York Islanders
New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers (Virtua Hockey)
Pittsburgh Penguins

Washington Capitals

An additional 22 teams will also be participating in East Meadow, NY, hosted by the NHL’s Islanders.

Islanders Proud to Co-Host NHL Youth Cup

The New York Islanders are teaming up with Philadelphia Flyers to host the 2016 NHL Youth Cup Tournament from October 8-10, welcoming more than 800 players (and 44 teams) from across the United States.


The fourth annual NHL Youth Cup odd birth years will be played at the Northwell Health Ice Center in East Meadow, New York, the new official practice facility of the New York Islanders.


The NHL Youth Cup gives NHL-sponsored AAA youth hockey clubs an opportunity to compete in this prestigious tournament for all birth years from squirt minor through bantam major. Youth teams representing the Islanders, Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Carolina Hurricanes, New Jersey Devils, Nashville Predators, Buffalo Sabres and Washington Capitals will take part.


New York will host the 2003, 2005 and 2007 birth-year age groups, while Philadelphia will host 2002, 2004, and 2006.


The Islanders will be represented by the P.A.L. Junior Islanders youth hockey organization.

“The Islanders are extremely excited to host the prestigious NHL Cup at the team’s official practice facility, Northwell Health Ice Center,” Jocelyne Cummings, Islanders Manager of Amateur Hockey Development.  “Through the support of Islanders management, the Jr. Islanders are building one of the finest programs in youth hockey and is a direct factor in the growth of youth hockey in the entire metropolitan area.”   


For more information on the NHL Youth Cup, please visit NHLYouthCup.com, and on Twitter @nhlyouthcup


For more information about upcoming events at Northwell Health Ice Center, visit Northwell Health Ice Center


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