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Sled Hockey Classic, Presented by the National Hockey League

About The Tournament

First staged in 2010, the USA Hockey Sled Classic is an annual round-robin format tournament between NHL-affiliated sled hockey teams. Participating teams in the tournament must have an official affiliation with an NHL member club and must represent their affiliated NHL club by wearing official NHL licensed jerseys with local club marks and logos.


Minnesota To Host 2017 Sled Classic

The Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Hockey will host the eighth annual USA Hockey Sled Classic, presented by the NHL. The four-day event will take place Nov. 16-19, 2017, at the Plymouth Ice Center in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Over 20 NHL sled teams are expected to play in this year’s tournament and will feature five divisions. Full details surrounding the tournament will be released at a later date.


Past Sled Classics

Year Host NHL Team Champion(s) (Division)
2016 Nashville Predators Colorado Avalanche (Tier I)
Pittsburgh Penguins (Tier II)
Nashville Predators (Tier III)
Colorado Avalanche (Tier IV)
Carolina Hurricanes (Tier V)
2015 Florida Panthers Florida Panthers (Tier I)
Columbus Blue Jackets (Tier II)
Arizona Coyotes (Tier III)
Buffalo Sabres (Tier IV)
2014 Washington Capitals Chicago Blackhawks (Tier I)
Philadelphia Flyers (Tier II)
Minnesota Wild (Tier III)
2013 Pittsburgh Penguins Dallas Stars (A)
Washington Capitals (B)
Nashville Predators (C)
2012 Buffalo Sabres Dallas Stars (A)
Washington Capitals (B)
2011 Philadelphia Flyers Buffalo Sabres
2010 Colorado Avalanche Colorado Avalanche


2016 Sled Classic Schedule


2015 Sled Classic

Hosted by the Florida Panthers


2014 Sled Classic

Hosted by the Washington Capitals


2013 Sled Classic

Hosted by the Pittsburgh Penguins


Sled Classic News

Minnesota Wild to Host 2017 Sled Classic, Presented by NHL

02/27/2017, 7:45am MST
By USAHockey.com

Eighth Annual Four-Day Event to be Held Nov. 16-19