LI Sled Hockey 22nd Annual Golf Outing -  Monday August 1st, 2016 - Click for details

Our mission at Long Island Sled Hockey, Inc. is to foster, promote and encourage sportsmanship, teamwork and camaraderie through the sport of sled hockey, specifically aimed at a juvenile and adolescent population of physically and/or mentally challenged athletes. 

 

Inherent in that goal is the development of a sense of self-esteem, pride and friendship within this population. Long Island Sled Hockey, Inc. also focuses on the development and nurturing of positive attitudes in and outside the Long Island community toward those with physical and/or mental handicapping conditions.

 

Videos are now located on the Scrap Book Page

 



Saturdays, 10/3/2015-5/14/2016  9:30-10:30 a.m., 9:15 if no ice cut requested

Tuesdays, 10/6/2015-5/17/2016   5:30-6:30 p.m.

 

Blackout (no practice) Dates

Sat. - 10/24, 11/28, 12/26, 2/20

Tue. - 11/3, 12/29, 2/16

 

All practices will be at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center

1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY


March 22nd, 2015 - In Game 6 of a long rivalry, the RoughRiders emerged victorious over the St Peter's Boys HS Hockey team but gained even more respect and friendships through this long running demonstration to the many who come out in support. Thanks Eddie and All at St Pete's.


 



"On behalf of the rest of the members of the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA), it is my pleasure to inform you that the Long Island Sledge Hockey Program will receive 15 sets of equipment (15 skater sets and sleds) from the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund. This donation is worth approximately $20,000 – an amount NHLPA Members are proud to invest in this program because of your commitment to helping children participate in the great sport of sledge hockey.

Families in your community are very fortunate to have individuals like yourself who want to enrich the lives of these young children.  We feel that giving children the chance to play hockey is not only important for them to build strong bodies, but also to help build strong minds.

Since its inception in 1999, the NHLPA Goals & Dreams fund has been successful in contributing more than $20-million to grassroots hockey programs around the world. The players’ program has benefited more than 60,000 deserving children in 32 countries." - Matthew Langen, NHLPA.


Long Island Sled Hockey captures the Mark of Distinction for 2009. Click the logo above to visit their site or  Click here and see LISH Scrapbook. For photos of the presentation please click here, then click on "Past Recipients" then Photos or Videos.

 

 


Tournament History

  • Albany/Troy New York Rink Rats Champions – 2011

  • SW Florida Spring Showcase Champions – 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Ottawa, Canada O’Keefe Cup Champions – 2004, 2007, 2014

  • RoughRiders Cup Champions – 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Silver Medals – 4

  • Bronze Medals - 7          

These 14 championships and 11 medals have been won in 30 tournaments!!!

THEY ARE SIMPLY AMAZING!!!!!


CHALLENGES:

  •  4/16/2016 - Stop down at the rink between 9:30 and 10:30 as Matt Rossman, a 16 yr old volunteer with our program, has once again collected a number of HS hockey players and adults will play a stand-up game, the winner of which will get on sleds against us on the 30th. Last year Matt raised almost $3500 for the RoughRiders!!! Come down and support them and LISH.

  • 4/23/2016 - a rematch against Team Red White & Blue (RWB), our nation's returning veterans. Last year's game saw both our veterans gain a respect for what the RoughRiders can do despite some mighty limitations and the RoughRiders took pause to  salute Team RWB for their courage, honor and duty to our country. This game will be played during our regular Saturday morning 9:30-10:30 tie slot at the Bethpage rink. Come down and support both teams. Wear tournament blue jerseys.

  • 4/30/2016 - the RoughRiders take on the challenge of Matt Rossman's (volunteer) high school elimination game winners in a fundraising sled hockey match.  Last year Matt raised almost $3500 for the RoughRiders and we welcome all rooters, for either side. 

TOURNAMENTS:

  • 4/7-4/10/2016  - SHEO's 12th Annual Invitational Tournament in Ottawa, Canada - more info to follow

  • 4/15-4/17, 2016 - New England Sled Hockey Invitational Tournament at Amelia Park, Westfield, Mass. Bus, Hotel, Schedule will be emailed separately

  • 5/20-5/22/2016 - the 12th Annual RoughRiders Cup Invitational, now retitled the Bill Schwarz Memorial Sled Hockey Invitational.  All games will be at the TOB Rink in Bethpage.  More to follow.

Keep checking emails and this site for important info.

Those traveling to Canada MUST HAVE PASSPORTS.



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