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Sled Hockey Classic, Presented by the NHL

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.

This past February, the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks hosted the 9th edition of the event that featured a record 30 teams associated with a record-tying 20 NHL clubs. In total, a record 362 skaters took part, including 37 current members of the U.S. National Sled Hockey team, the U.S. Men’s Development Sled Hockey team and the U.S. Women’s Development Sled Hockey team.

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champions St. Louis Blues will host the 10th annual USA Hockey Sled Classic, presented by the NHL, from Nov. 21-24, 2019 at Centene Community Ice Center. 

Registration is now open and will close October 15th. Rosters are due by October 15th. Hotel information will be send to teams after registering. 

More information about the event including schedule will be released soon.


Past Sled Classics

2018 Sled Classic

2017 Sled Classic

2016 Sled Classic

Hosted by the Nashville Predators

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

U.S. Sled Hockey Legend Khrista Matthews Still Going Strong

By Steve Drumwright 03/01/2019, 1:00pm MST

One of the first American sled hockey players, Matthews still defends the blue line after 25 years