COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Hockey announced today the host sites for its slate of 2018 National Championships, with each tournament to be contested in March/April 2018.
Among the notable highlights:
- The 2018 USA Hockey Girls National Championships will mark the 40th anniversary of USA Hockey crowning the nation’s best in girls and women’s hockey, a tradition that dates back to 1978 and the inaugural girls national championship tournament held in Orchard Park and Cheektowaga, New York.
- USA Hockey Arena, in Plymouth, Michigan, will host its first-ever USA Hockey Youth National Championship when the nation’s best compete at the 2018 USA Hockey Youth Tier I National Championship for 15-year-olds.
NOTES: USA Hockey has been conducting the United States’ national championship tournaments since 1938, with teams from 37 states being crowned champions in various classifications … A list of USA Hockey national champions dating back to 1949 can be found here. Click HERE for a list of Illinois National Champions and Runners-Up.