Mikey Nichols Tournament

Defender Hockey Tournaments is proud to announce the 8th annual Mikey Nichols Tournament. 2022’s tournament raised over $7,000 of the $69,000 donated to the Nichols family. Date: June 22-25, 2023 Location: Jersey Shore Opportunity to play games on the official NJ Devils practice rink 3 to 5 game guarantee Championship team awards Enjoy the Jersey […]

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Winter is Coming

This weekend, Defender Hockey Tournaments is looking forward to its annual Winter Whiteout and Mite Winter Classic events. Both of these events are round-robin-styled tournaments taking place in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Teams from all over will compete to be Winter Whiteout and Winter Classic Champions! The schedule and scores will be available on […]

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2023 Spring and Summer Tournaments

Defender Hockey Tournaments is pleased to announce its 2023 Spring and Summer Tournament lineup. These tournaments will take place in New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Illinois. Each tournament will feature three to four games at every level. Delaware Spring Thaw Keg Cup New Jersey Spring Thaw North Jersey Spring Classic Chicago Spring Thaw Denis […]

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Introducing the New Defender Site

Today, Defender Hockey Tournaments launches its next-generation website. The new site development has been in process for several months in collaboration with its project partners GameSheet and IOI Ventures. From overwhelming to sleek and efficient. IOI has produced a website that is not only functional, it is strategic. The ability to navigate the site with […]

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Founded in 2019, Defender Hockey Tournaments offers competitive youth hockey tournaments year-round for all ages from mites through midgets. We value sports and entertainment and believe our events should be both fun and competitive. We also believe our customers should be rewarded with a unique experience as soon as they walk into the ice arena. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing excellent customer service to all of our clients, on and off the ice!

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