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Gaylord Sports Association WolfpackNew Jersey FreezeNew York RangersNortheast Passage WildcatsPhiladelphia FlyersUSA WarriorsBennett BlazersPittsburgh Mighty PenguinsColumbus Blue Jackets

Adult B Division

Western Mass. KnightsLong Island RoughridersBoston ShamrocksUSA WarriorsNortheast Disabled Athletic Association

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    ABC Medical

    Each year, we contribute thousands of dollars and hours to athletes and adaptive sports organizations because we believe that being active leads to a healthier and happier lifestyle. Interested in learning more about how we provide this support? Review our Facebook page to see the types of events we attend every week. Visit the ABC scholarship page and read the incredible stories of our scholarship recipients or see what else ABC is up to on our News and Events page.
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    Legacy Global Sports

    • Event Management
    • Sports Tours
    • Athlete Management
    • Sports Travel
    • Event Housing
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    Spaulding Adaptive Sports

    Spaulding Adaptive Sports Centers support individuals of all abilities in leading active, healthy lives through participation in adaptive sports and recreational activities. The programs are delivered under the supervision of Spaulding clinicians and adaptive sports professionals, and are open to children and adults.  Staff members help each participant find the most appropriate activities to meet their capabilities and help them Find Their Strength. 

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    Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

    • Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation
    • Spinal Cord, Stroke, and Brain Injury Programs
    • Complex Medical Care
    • Pulmonary Program
    • Prosthetics & Orthotics Clinic
    • Aquatics Program
    • Adaptive Sports Program
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    Sports4Life Foundation

    The Sports4Life Foundation was formed to enrich the lives of those children who are less fortunate. We strongly believe sports can be a positive influence on children with valuable education in leadership, teamwork and competition. 

    The SFL Foundation is committed to providing high quality programs for girls and boys on both a competitive and recreational level. The Sports4Life Foundation encourages life-long participation in sports at any level.

Northeast Sled Hockey League

The NESHL is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 2005 as a means for regional Sled Hockey teams to engage in competitive, sportsmanlike hockey. We are the first-ever organized, multi-state, adult sled hockey league in the United States with Teams and Athletes coming from Maine to Maryland. Our season kicks off in September continuing through March of the following year. At all our events we continuously look to solicit new players and to further the awareness of Sled Hockey, and people with disabilities. read more
The mission statement of the NESHL is "to provide an environment where individuals, with and without disabilities, can develop as athletes, leaders, and community members through a competitive Sled Hockey league that emphasizes commitment, discipline, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

  • To provide a fun, competitive, Sled Hockey League for individuals with mobility impairment.
  • To assist in the development of players for local, regional, and National level teams.
  • To increase the awareness of Sled Hockey through on-ice and off-ice presentations.
  • To assist with individuals’ independence and return to work/life.
  • To build life skills--teamwork, responsibility, commitment.
  • To promote "positive shared experiences" amongst family and friends.
  • To provide an opportunity for corporate sponsorship through value-exchange partnerships.


Our Sled Hockey athletes are both male and female, ages 10 to 60 yrs old. Most of our athletes have some type of mobility impairment and are of many ethnic backgrounds. Approximately 20% of our athletes are disabled Veterans. Our athletes, families, and volunteers come from a wide geographic range covering the states of PA, NJ, NY, CT, VT, NH, MA, ME, and MD. We are also proud to have many of our athletes play on the Men's and Women's USA Sled Hockey Teams representing our country at International events.

Latest News

Quick reflection on our just completed 2015-2016 Season, and a preview of next season.

18 April 2016

By Mike Ciavarro Date: 4/12/2016   The NESHL completed its last games of the 2015-2016 season on March 5th and 6th, 2016 in Exeter, NH and there were some very exciting games throughout the weekend, and season for that matter. It is the only weekend in our season where we...

2015-2016 Mid-Season Rule Change

17 December 2015

Hello everyone! I want to first wish you Happy Holidays and an early Happy New Year! Please enjoy yourself, be safe, and I want to see you all back in action come January!   During the break in our season this year the NESHL’s Board has decided to update two...

Northeast Sled Hockey League to host games in Exeter March 6-8

15 April 2015

Simsbury, C.T - The Northeast Sled Hockey League is set to host the annual “Legacy Sled Hockey Classic Championship” at The Rinks at Exeter in Exeter, N.H. during the weekend of March 6-8, 2015. This exciting tournament will feature teams that include male and female players with disabilities of all...

Sled Hockey in the Green Mountains 1/4/2015

15 April 2015

South Burlington. ----The Northeast Sled Hockey League (NESHL) B-division came to South Burlington’s Cairns Arena Saturday, January 3rd for the second NESHL B-Division Game Day. The three inaugural teams from MA, NH and VT met in Cairns Arena as part of the 6th Annual Matt Smith Green Mountain Classic Sled...

USA Warriors Sled into First Place

15 April 2015

  By Thom Hirsch 12/30/14     Following the NJ Freeze’s suspenseful win over the Philadelphia Flyers in the first game in NJ on December 21st, the USA Warriors prevailed in its two games, with the Flyers and the Freeze, to move into first place.  The Warriors started off their...

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