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Winning Isn’t Everything…


But let’s be real … It’s still a great day when all EDGE teams win or tie…

Sunday was one of those days.

18U 2-2 Aviator
16U 9-0 Suffolk Selects
15U 4-1 Millbrook
14U 9-2 Aviator
13U 5-1 Great Neck
12U 4-3 Cyclones
11U 8-1 Phila
10U 7-3 Sound Tigers

Nice job players and coaches !

PeeWee Minors Win it !

The EDGE 11U – PeeWee Minor- team went undefeated this weekend  at their Tournament in Philadelphia.

Here’s the report :

The Long Island Edge 07s decided to change their fall tournament this year. They headed to King of Russia, Pennsylvania for the Philadelphia Liberty Cup instead of the Haunted Shootout in Marlborough Massachusetts.  Their peewee division consisted of the Bedford Bears, Hudson Valley Bears and Team Philadelphia.

The Edge opened the tournament against Hudson Valley on Friday afternoon with neither team able to find the back out the net through the mid-point of the second period.  With just over six minutes left in the period Jack slid the puck over to Evan who buried one to open the scoring.  The Edge used the momentum to cruise to an easy 6-1 win.
An 8:20 am puck drop started the second day of the tournament against Bedford.  Just 4 minutes into the game Evan opened the scoring again, this time on a a feed from George at the point.  Entering the second period with a 1-0 lead, the Edge went up two goals as Johnny found Evan in the low slot for his second of the game.  But the Bears kept the pressure on and pulled within one with four minutes left in the second.  The teams exchanged a pair of goals in the third and it wasn’t until Sebastian scored with 10 seconds left in the game the Edge secured their victory.
It was all Edge against a chippy Team Philadelphia for the afternoon game with Noah tallying twice as the Edge raced to a 4-0 lead at the end of the first and never looked back en route to a 6-1 victory.
After a visit to the Philadelphia 76ers Practice Facility and dinner in Center City Philadelphia, Coach Nick gave a lenient curfew with the Sunday championship game set at 11:10 am in a re-match against Team Philadelphia. The Edge had control from the drop of the puck with the outcome no different than the first game against Philadelphia.  The Edge won the game to be crowned the division champions.


More to come…

EDGE 18 U starts Silversticks Tournament with win…

The 18U Edge team defeated the Haverfield Hawks 4-1 in the first game of Silversticks action in Westchester Pa.

More to come …..


Hats off to the LI EDGE Midget teams.

All three teams-

  • 18U Tier II

  • 16 U Tier II

  • 16 U Tier III

Finished First in their respective divisions.


The 18 U team has already qualified as # 1 seed and will represent the  Eastern Zone at the NY State Tournament in Buffalo.

The 16 U Tier II team starts as the # 1 seed in Sectional Playdowns next week.

The 16 U Tier III team will begin playoffs for the LIAHL Championship in 2 weeks.

Also making the LIAHL playoffs is the EDGE 10 U Tier III Team.

Great Stuff !

All of this made possible hard work, great coaching, and kids sticking together.  Well deserved !





Haunted Shootout Photos

Here are some pics from the Haunted shootout Tournament –


Got more ?  send them in for posting !


EDGE Mites at Islander Season Opener

The EDGE mites continued their tradition of attending opening night with the New York Islanders at Barclays Center.

It was another fantastic experience for the players.


We hope the fans enjoyed as much as we did !



EDGE Teams have Monumental Weekend Haunted Shootout Tournament

LI EDGE teams came home with the hardware from the Haunted Shootout !

The LI EDGE thrilled their fans with some heart pounding action at the Haunted Shootout winning 3 Championships !

After going undefeated in prelims, the LI EDGE Mites outlasted a tough Hudson Valley Team and came away with a thrilling 10-9 win.

If you though that was a heart-stopper…  HOW ABOUT THIS…

The Edge peewee Minors went  to THREE Overtimes before defeating a tough Greenwich Team 2-1 !  A great game and great finish for us.

Ours squirts also was successful earning a First Place finish !


A Big Weekend For EDGE 16 U team

EDGE 16 U wins big !


Heading into the Syracuse Blazers midget tournament the 16U team did not know what to expect.  Except of course that the reputation of “upstate” teams are tough.  They entered the tournament to see what the competition would be like, should they get to the state tournament at the end of the season.  Needless to say, these upstate teams were more than tough.

After playing three games ending in two ties and one win; the boys were facing their biggest challenge yet.  The host team, the Syracuse Blazers, were ranked 15th in the nation.  Our boys (playing with only four defenseman due to injury) came together and gave an incredible effort to beat the Blazers 3-1 and advance to the semi finals.

Although the boys lost in a tough first round game to the Binghamton Jr. Devils, coming away with a win over the strong Blazer team was more than a victory for all.  Most importantly, the boys know they can compete at any level.

 Great group of boys, parents, and coaches.  Edge nation!


Edge 16 U Team Celebrates Syracuse win

Celebration !

Edge 16 U Dinner

Team together…


Game on !

Our Bantams and Midgets got the season going… some great wins, some losses…

even an overtime tie..

Here’s a couple of goal highlights

EDGE Fundraiser to Thank Those Who Saved Coach Kent Hitchcock

Kent Hitchcock of Manhasset, managing director at financial firm Morgan Stanley by day, has spent his spare time the past five years coaching the Long Island Edge..
In March of this year, Coach Hitchcock had guided his players to the big league- the Long Island Championship. It was the second period of a hotly-contested game, and the Edge was leading 3-1. Everything was looking good…until Hitchcock suddenly suffered a near-fatal heart attack while on the bench, bringing the game to a screeching halt as parents and players alike panicked and valiantly rushed to his aid.
Christopher Boisselle is a senior at Manhasset High School and has been playing with the Long Island Edge hockey club since he was about five years old; he’s been working with Hitchcock for the past five years, back when he first became coach of the team.
The fateful incident happened during the championship game of the Long Island finals, hosted in Dix Hills. According to Boisselle, Coach Hitchcock – only aged in his mid-50’s – started noticeably showing signs of distress minutes after the team had scored a big goal against the opposition.
“One of my teammates noticed that he was hunched over and was in discomfort,” he said. “Suddenly, he collapsed and everyone from my team that was on the bench – I was on the ice at the time – started flipping out and yelling at the ref to stop the game and asking the parents to call an ambulance.”
At that point, Hitchcock had ceased breathing; thankfully, several of the parents in attendance at the game were firefighters and EMTs, and they performed CPR and utilized a defibrillator on Hitchcock while they were waiting for an ambulance to arrive on the scene to whisk the coach away to a local area hospital.
According to Boisselle, watching this tragic event unfold before his very eyes was especially difficult to experience, as he and the Hitchcock family have been very close for a number of years.
“My parents go out to dinner with them regularly, and I’m friends with his son so I’m over the house all the time,” he said. “So seeing this happen to someone that I know so well was really traumatizing.”
Once stabilized, Hitchcock was transferred to the Sandra Atlas Bass Cardiology Department at Northwell North Shore University Hospital, where he was successfully operated upon; afterwards, his long road to recovery began. Due to the extraordinary efforts of hospital doctors and staff, Hitchcock is well on his way to making a complete recovery, and is currently living a relatively normal life once again, Boisselle said.
As for the aborted championship game, the Long Island Edge was winning 3-1 at the time of Coach Hitchcock’s attack; the hockey league later awarded the Edge the Long Island Championship trophy as a gesture of goodwill, as well as in recognition of the fact that they were ahead on the scoreboard when the game was stopped.
For saving the life of their beloved coach, the Long Island Edge hockey team banded together to show their appreciation to Northwell North Shore University Hospital by organizing an “Edge Out Heart Disease” fundraising event, which is taking place on July 16th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port Washington Skating Center in Port Washington. All proceeds from the event going directly to the hospital, Boisselle said.
“We came up with the idea for the fundraiser in gratitude for the successful surgery, so we got together as a team and organized the event,” he said. “It’s going to be an open skate for anybody who wants to come down and either learn how to skate, or just cool off from the summer heat. There’s also going to be raffles and silent auctions and things like that. The team had been going around town asking the local businesses for donations and things for the raffle…among the things we have are two jerseys and two hockey sticks signed by the New York Islanders hockey team.”
At the moment, the fundraiser is being considered a one-time event, but if it is successful, the possibility of it reoccurring at some point in the future hasn’t been completely ruled out, either.
By Chris Boyle Published: June 29 2017  Longisland.com