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Sled Hockey Classic, Presented by the NHL

About the Sled Classic

The 12th annual USA Hockey Sled Classic, presented by the NHL, took place November 17-20, 2022, in Irvine, California. The Anaheim Ducks hosted the event at Great Park Ice & FivePoint Arena

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.

The inaugural Sled Classic featured four teams and 46 players. The 2022 event featured 23 teams (with certain NHL clubs fielding multiple squads) and 279 total skaters. The champions of the 2022 Sled Classic were as follows: Boston Bruins (Tier I), Pittsburgh Penguins (Tier 2), Boston Bruins (Tier 3), Carolina Hurricanes (Tier 4), Chicago Blackhawks (Tier 5).

In 2021, the New Jersey Devils played host to the event, which included 27 teams in five divisions competing at the Ice Vault Arena in Wayne, New Jersey. Past event coverage can be found in the "Past Events" section. 

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2022 Statistics + Results

Feature: Ducks Try Sled Hockey

2022 Event Information

Past Events

Sled Classic News

Players Feel Right at Home at Sled Classic

By Steve Drumwright 11/21/2022, 2:30pm MST

Twenty-three teams represented by 16 NHL franchises gathered in Irvine, California Nov. 17-20