Turnstile’s Hockey Guide to NYC: Watching

Yesterday marked the beginning of the new NHL season, so we have put together a season preview that not only gives you a short run-down on the local top-tier teams (Rangers, Islanders, Devils), but also the many opportunities to watch minor league and college hockey within a short distance of the city, tips on how to get there and have a great time, and a bit of background information on the different teams and leagues.

So the next time Canadian major junior hockey eligibility rules come up at a cocktail party, or a work colleague asks you for your opinion on ECHL realignment, this cheat sheet has you covered. Later this month, we will also be sharing information on ice skating and pick-up hockey at rinks around the city, and where you can learn a bit of Brooklyn’s hockey history at a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Click the links below to navigate to specific leagues and teams, or find a hockey arena on our map. Now drop that puck!>> Continue reading