Long Island Sled Hockey and the Long Island Blues each received $2,500 on Saturday as part of the NHL’s Hockey Is For Everyone initiative. The presentations were made at the Northwell Health Ice Center, the New York Islanders practice facility, in East Meadow, New York.
The donations were made are part of the NHL Centennial Tour, which is visiting each League city in North America. Along the way, the NHL is donating to local nonprofits that focus on diversity and inclusion in hockey.
The NHL Centennial Fan Arena, including the Stanley Cup, is visiting Long Island this weekend. It will be at the Islanders’ practice rink on Saturday until 3:30 p.m. ET, with the Cup on display until 2:30 p.m.
On Sunday, the Fan Arena and Cup will visit the Islanders former home, Nassau Coliseum, which has been refurbished and renamed NYCB Live, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET, prior to the Islanders’ preseason opener against the Philadelphia Flyers.
(Reprinted with permission of NHL.com) (NHL.com photo)