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KINGS PARK , N.Y.—The LONG ISLAND ROYALS  are proud to announce the selection of five former Royals in the 2016 USHL draft on May 3rd. The UNITED STATES HOCKEY LEAGUE is the only Tier 1 Junior League in th country. Three of these players played for Coach Jack’s 2000 team that won the PW MAJOR NYSAHA and AYHL title in 2013.

 

 

ANTHONY MASTROMONICA  ’00 – OMAHA LANCERS – KINGS PARK, NY -  FORWARD

CONNER HUTCHISON  ’00 – FARGO FORCE – HICKSVILLE, NY - DEFENSE

ROSS MITTON ’00 - FARGO FORCE – COPIAGUE, NY – FORWARD

BOBBY TRIVIGNO ’99 - WATERLOO BLACKHAWKS – SETAUKET, NY – FORWARD

BRANDON BUSSI ’98 - BLOOMINGTON THUNDER – SOUND BEACH, NY - GOALIE

 

 

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KINGS PARK, N.Y. - The Long Island Royals are proud to announce the commitment of defenseman Conner Hutchison to the University of Vermont for the fall of 2019. The Catamounts compete in the ultra-competitive Hockey East Conference, which sent six of its twelve teams to the 2016 NCAA tournament.  

Hutchison completed his second season with the Selects Academy at South Kent School 16-and-under team and posted back-to-back twenty-point seasons in league play. He is an exceptional playmaker, as evidenced by his 18 assists in 26 USPHL games this past season, along with 23 in 2014-15. He also chipped in a goal and two assists in the 2016 Tournament of Champions.

Prior to heading to South Kent “Hutch” played 3 seasons for the ‘00 LI Royals team that won multiple NY State and AY titles.

 The Hicksville, NY, native is the second Hockey East commitment for the Royals this season.

 

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The Long Island Royals are in search of a SQ A goaltender. Players born in '07 or '06 would be eligible for the roster spot. Please contact Steve Rizer; SteveR@SuperiorIceRink.com for an evaluation.

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The LI ROYALS would like to thank all the players that attended tryouts for our Tier I/AAA teams for the 2016-2017 season.  Please click on the links below to see the list of players selected for the team at each level.


Players not listed on the below rosters are encouraged to attend the LI Rebels Tier II tryouts next week. Please check their website www.lirebels.com for more information. 

BANTAM MINOR 03

BANTAM MAJOR 02

MIDGET 15U

MIDGET 16U


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The LI ROYALS would like to thank all the players that attended tryouts for our Tier I/AAA teams for the 2016-2017 season. Please click on the links below to see the list of players selected for the team at each level.

Players who were not selected for our Tier I/AAA teams are welcomed and encouraged to attend our Tier III team tryouts.

MITES

SQUIRT MINOR 07 
SQUIRT MAJOR 06
PEEWEE MINOR 05
PEEWEE MAJOR 04 
SQUIRT A
PEEWEE A

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Full Press Release Click Here

NAHL announces the creation of the North American 3 Atlantic Hockey League

The NA3AHL to serve as another development ground for the Tier III junior player

 

FRISCO, TEXAS – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is proud to announce the addition of a new hockey league to the NAHL family made up of eight teams from the league formerly known as the Metropolitan Junior Hockey League (MJHL), which just completed their 50th season of operation. The league will now operate as the North American 3 Atlantic Hockey League (NA3AHL) for the 2016-17 season.

 

The eight-team league will compete at the Tier III junior level and features teams located in the Eastern United States including: New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

 

The NA3AHL features six approved members, which include: Central Penn Panthers (Lancaster, PA), Jersey Wildcats (Wharton, NJ), Long Island Junior Royals (Huntington, NY), New Jersey Junior Titans (Middletown, NJ), New Jersey Renegades (Bridgewater, NJ) and New York Metro Fighting Moose (Brooklyn, NY). The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights will be included in the league pending final approval from the USA Hockey Junior Council no later than June 10th. In addition, the league expects to relocate one final team to bring the membership to eight teams, which is currently being negotiated and must respect confidentiality at this time.

 

“We feel the opportunity to manage the NA3AHL will continue to provide more opportunity for players on the East Coast who have aspirations of playing college hockey, utilizing our unique and proven development model. The continued growth on the East Coast of our NAHL, NA3HL and now NA3AHL properties is further affirmation that our structure and decisions are based solely on what is best for the players. Combined with our professional management and full-time staff, we feel we can take the NA3AHL to a heightened level of competition and organization,” said NAHL President and NAHL Commissioner Mark Frankenfeld.

 

As a developmental league, the NA3AHL is a league where many players may begin their junior careers. It is a developmental stage of the player’s life where adjustments to the playing style of a higher level of hockey are intertwined with the adjustments to a new phase of life. The NA3AHL will operate as an official Tier III USA Hockey junior league, pending Junior Council approval no later than June 10th.

 

“I'm pleased to have our teams affiliated with a league that truly supports the ladder of development with the players best interests first and foremost,” stated Gene Palecco, President and Commissioner of the Atlantic Youth Hockey League.

 

NAHL Director of Player Personnel, Craig Barnett, will serve as Commissioner for the NA3AHL. “I am excited to be in a position to work with all the teams, players and families of the NA3AHL and help lead them into a new chapter of junior hockey on the east coast. The NAHL has many resources we can implement into the NA3AHL business plan to help provide stronger competition, educational resources, as well as exposure to assist in the development of the players. I look forward to next season as well as projecting out where we might be two, three years down the road,” said Barnett.

 

The NA3AHL will play a 40-45 game regular season schedule, as well as, participate in other non-league events such as the NA3HL Showcase and Top Prospect Tournament. In addition, NAHL Central Scouting will be utilized to evaluate the NA3AHL players throughout the season. As it does for the NA3HL and NAPHL leagues, the NAHL Central Scouting reports for the NA3AHL will be dispersed to all NHL teams, NCAA I and III programs and all NAHL teams. This is a proven system that will assist each NA3AHL team to promote and market their players in the ladder of development model.

 

About the NA3AHL

Entering its first season, the North American 3 Atlantic Hockey League (NA3AHL), one of nine USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues. The NA3AHL is a developmental junior league where many players may begin their junior careers. It is a developmental stage of the player’s life where adjustments to the playing style of a higher level of hockey are intertwined with the adjustments to a new phase of life. The primary mission of the NA3HL, which is managed organizationally by the North American Hockey League (NAHL), is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes at the Tier III junior level, who have the ability and the aspirations to play at the collegiate level. For more information, visit www.na3ahl.com

 

 

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Two former Royals make NHL mark.

 

Sonny Milano,  Massapequa, NY ’96 birth year. A former Royal and 1st rounder will be making his NHL debut This Thursday night 3/31 for the Columbus Blue Jackets at Barclays Center vs the Islanders.

 

 

Rob O’Gara, Nesconset, NY ’93  a former Royal signed a two year deal with the Boston Bruins after finishing his four year career with the Yale Bulldogs of the ECAC.

 

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Congratulations to the 2004 PW Minor team for winning the LIAHL title as they defeated the LI Gulls 5-2.