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Three Nassau County Lions teams continue their respective runs to qualify for States at this weekend, as the 12U, 14U and 16U teams are in action seeking to claim their spots. Please come down to support and cheer on the Lions as they play the following playdown and play-in games this coming weekend:
Friday 02/15 at 6:00pm Nassau 12U Lions vs. Suffolk PAL at the Rinx, Hauppauge, N.Y.
Saturday 02/16 at 10:30am Nassau 14U Lions vs. LI Edge at Cantiague Park, Hicksville, N.Y.
Saturday 02/16 at 11:00am Nassau 16U vs. Greater New York Stars at Abe Stark, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Sunday 02/17 at 9:50am Nassau 14U Lions vs. LI Edge at the Ice Hutch, Mt. Vernon
Sunday 02/17 at 3:15pm 12U Lions vs. Suffolk PAL at Cantiague Park, Hicksville, N.Y.
Sunday 02/17 at 5:00pm Nassau 16U vs. Greater New York Stars at Cantiague Park, Hicksville, N.Y.
In addition to the other Lions teams competing for a spot in States, the U11 Lions join the mix and will be competing for the 12U A Gold Division Championship in the Metro Elite Hockey League.
Fresh off winning the Eastern Junior Elite Prospects League 11U Diamond Division Championship, the U11 Lions face the PAL 12U A team at 1:20pm on Saturday, Feb. 16th in semifinals action at The Rinx in Hauppauge, N.Y. for a shot at the Metro Elite 12U A Gold Division Championship.
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The Nassau U10 Squirt Majors dominated their bracket, en route to their 5-2 finals win over Cape Cod in the Squirt A Division
The weekend of Jan. 25-27, the Nassau County Lions sent their travel program to Marlborough, Mass. for the 24th Annual Challenge Cup Tournament at the New England Sports Center. Across the board, the Lions powered their way into the finals of each Division, taking home five of a possible eight championships. Congratulations to the following teams on their successful runs in Marlborough …
The Nassau U8 Mite Majors defeated Marblehead 7-4 to capture the Mite Championship. The Mite Majors advanced to the finals after a hard-fought victory over the Nassau Mite Minor team in the semifinals.
The Nassau U9 Squirt Minors defeated the Connecticut Junior Rangers 4-1 in the semifinals and advanced to the finals where they were victorious over the Cape Cod Seahawks, 3-2.
The Nassau U10 Squirt Majors dominated their bracket, en route to their 5-2 finals win over the Cape Cod Seahawks in the Squirt A Division.
The U11 Lions went on an offensive tear as well in the Pee Wee B Division to take home the title after a win over the Peabody Tanners in the finals.
The U12 Lions fought valiantly, edging out Hanover 2-1 in the semifinals before falling 4-3 to the Wonderland Wizards in double overtime to finish runners-up in the Pee Wee A Division.
The U13 Lions booked their spot in the Championship game in the Bantam B Division, going 3-0 in round-robin play before falling to the Wonderland Wizards 3-0 in the finals.
The U14 Lions went a perfect 3-0 to book their spot in the finals of the Bantam A Division, with three shutout victories before their tight 2-1 win over the Giants to capture the title.
The U16 Lions went 3-1 in round-robin play to advance to the finals where they fell to the Binghamton Senators by a score of 3-1 to finish runners-up in the Midget A Division.
In addition to the Lions' play at the Challenge Cup, many of the players and their families took a trip into Boston Saturday night to Agganis Arena to take in an NCAA Division I college game between the Boston University Terriers and the Arizona State Sun Devils. A great time was had by all, despite the home team being shut out 3-0 by the visiting Sun Devils. Some of Nassau's players had the opportunity to take a tour of Agganis Arena, and some had the chance of a lifetime and met NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux who was on hand as a hockey parent watching his son Austin Lemieux play for Arizona State.
Nassau's U9 team celebrates after capturing the Squirt B Division title at the 24th Annual Challenge Cup Tournament
The U9 Lions congratulate the coaching staff on their big win
The U11 Lions captured the Pee Wee B Division Title with a win over the Peabody Tanners
The U14 Lions edged the Giants 2-1 to take home the Bantam A Division Championship
The U12 Lions finished as runners-up in the Pee Wee A Division, falling just short in double overtime
Some of the young Lions players show their support during the 24th Annual Challenge Cup
Former Nassau County Lion Matt Gilroy's plaque at the Boston University Hall of Fame at Agganis Arena
Some of the U11 Lions met up with NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux during the Terriers-Sun Devils game in Boston
Lions players with the Boston University mascot Rhett the Terrier
Some of the jerseys of current NHL players hang on the concourse of Agganis Arena
Members of Nassau's U16 team had a chance to meet fomer NHL'er Mario Lemieux while in Boston
Nassau Lions players show their support for the Boston University Terriers during their matchup against Arizona State
The National Ice Hockey Officials Association of Long Island (NIHOA) is looking for candidates to referee ice hockey games at all levels. The minimum age is 14-years-old and NIHOA will help you get started.
NIHOA of Long Island provides qualified officials to many local hockey leagues on Long Island–including Nassau County.
For more information, please contact Andy Gray by phone at (631) 434-5246 or e-mail
Members of the Nassau County Lions family came together during the holiday season to collect and donate goods for The Inn in Hempstead and Hope House Ministries in Port Jefferson. In total during the Hockey for Hope Holiday Donation Drive, more than 20 boxes of food and personal necessities were collected at Cantiague Park, as players and their siblings volunteered their time in writing cards and delivering the collected supplies. Many thanks to all those Lions players and families who participated and brought some cheer to those less fortunate during the holiday season.
Nassau County Hockey will be offering its logo apparel via online provider Squad Locker. All orders can be submitted online, using one of two Nassau County Hockey logos, the traditional Lion logo or special apparel commemorating the 50th anniversary of Nassau County Hockey. Click either logo below to begin your Squad Locker experience.