NGHL Hockey is excited to head to be in Buffalo to host 12U, 14U, 16U, and 19U teams from all over the US for the MLK Winter Classic. All our Red Division events require approval prior to registering. 12U teams have a 4 game guarantee with semis &. finals.  The  14U, 16U & 19U Divisions have a 5 game guarantee.  Please email with the name of your team name and age group, and contact information.

Teams should be prepared to play by 8:00am on Saturday. The event structure is 2 x Saturday, 2 x Sunday, 1 x Monday.  Please see League Rules for more information. 
2022 MLK Winter Classic


Exposure Clinic - On Monday afternoon, the NGHL will host an exposure clinic - open to all female hockey players. Registration is required and participation will be capped at the first forty registrants per age group. Receive personalized instruction and attention from the area college coaches.

Monday, January 17, 2020
- 16U/19U Division: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- 12U/14U Division:  2:15pm - 3:15pm


January 15-17, 2022


Niagara University Dwyer Arena, Niagara University, 5795 Lewiston Rd, 1 Monteagle Trail, Lewiston, NY 14109
Niagara Falls Ice Pavillion, 911 Robbins Dr, Niagara Falls, NY 14301


10U, 12U - $1650
w/semis & finals
14U/16U/19U - $1995

All Guest team players and coaches participating in an NGHL event must sign the waiver.


Tournament is on schedule. Please check back for updates.

Tournament rules are found on the RULES page. 

This is  Stay-to-Play Event. All teams are to utilize official event hotels that will be posted here. All hotels are convenient to arenas. Link pending.