Martha's Vineyard, MA,
The 8th annual ECC Vineyard Cup Pro-Am hockey tournament is set to kick off this weekend at the newly renovated Martha's Vineyard Arena! This event is sure to be packed with fast paced and highly skilled hockey as we have representation from the highest levels of professional and amateur hockey. The Vineyard Cup will host 8 Pro-Am teams from across the East Coast consisting of current and former players from leagues such as: NHL, AHL, ECHL, NCAA DI & NCAA DIII.
Former NHL players to participate in the ECC Vineyard Cup include: Scott Darling (Chicago Blackhawks), Kevin Hayes (NY Rangers), Matt Anderson (NJ Devils), Jimmy Vesey (NY Rangers ), Daniel Carr (Montreal Canadiens) & Chris Wagner (Anaheim Ducks). In the 2018 tournament, expected participants for the upcoming tournament include current NHL players Adam Gaudette (Vancouver Cannucks & winner of the Hoby Baker Award while at Northeastern Univ.), Noah Hanifin (Carolina Hurricanes & former Boston College standout) & multiple current NCAA Division I/III players from Boston College, Boston University, Maine & more!
"This tournament is always very competitive and we are excited to welcome another great group of teams this summer" said ECC Tournaments General Manager, Peter Alden. "It is special to see some of the rising stars in college hockey and certainly some blue chip NHL players come together to play on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard.”
Be sure to follow @ECCTournaments on twitter to keep up with the action! For more information on ECC Tournaments & to get involved in the action, be sure to email Peter Alden (PAlden5@gmail.com) with any questions!