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USHL ATLANTIC CHALLENGE Now Accepting Applications for 14U, 16U, 18U and Junior Teams

Event Hosts Now Accepting Applications for 14U, 16U, 18U and Junior Teams

Three teams from both Eastern and Western Conference to participate in preseason showcase

June 12, 2013

The United States Hockey League today announced the Member Clubs that will participate in the USHL Atlantic Challenge from September 6-8th, 2013 in New York and New Jersey. The preseason event, featuring three teams from the USHL Western Conference and three from the Eastern Conference, will be largest exhibition of USHL talent outside of the League’s Midwest base in its eleven-year history as USA Hockey’s only Tier 1 junior league. In addition to the USHL teams, the event will feature top teams from the Tier I “AAA” levels of 14U, 16U, 18U and Tier III Junior hockey, with all games hosted by the Long Island Gulls and the NJ Avalanche, in Hackensack, NJ, just minutes from New York City.

Three teams from each of the USHL’s two conferences are set to participate. The Eastern Conference will be represented by the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders, Muskegon Lumberjacks, and Youngstown Phantoms, while Western Conference representatives will be the Sioux City Musketeers, Sioux Falls Stampede, and Waterloo Black Hawks.

The exhibition series will also provide NCAA and NHL scouts to ability to get an early look at the 2013-14 class of USHL players, many of whom will play for NCAA Division I schools located in the region at the conclusion of their USHL careers. This is expected to be a highly scouted event.

The Host Committee is now accepting applications for 2013 USHL Atlantic Challenge for the Tier I 14U, 16U, 18U and Junior A Tier III levels. Space is limited aFollow the link for more information and the online application form. or visit us at and look for the USHL logo.


For more information, please contact:

Glenn Carlough
Tournament Director, Ice House

201.487.8444 ext. 203

[email protected]


Glenn Hefferan
USHL Atlantic Challenge Organizer
(201) 745-9130

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