Free Admission to Special Event Featuring Middle School, JV and Varsity Players Slated for Saturday March 10th
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilman Joseph Muscarella announce an All-Star Ice Hockey Invitational will take place on Saturday, March 10th at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpage. The Invitational is comprised of three games and the participants will include the most accomplished players from the Middle School, Junior Varsity and Varsity levels. The event will begin with the Middle School All-Star Game at 5:30 p.m. The Junior Varsity takes the ice at 7:15 p.m., followed by the Varsity at 9:00 p.m.
“The Town of Oyster Bay All-Star Ice Hockey Invitational showcases players ascending through the ranks, including those seeking to one day further their educations through athletics,” stated Supervisor Saladino. “This invitational is an exciting opportunity for these young athletes and the culmination of a season of hard work and dedication. Players feel a tremendous sense of pride wearing the jersey of an All-Star and skating alongside teammates and opponents who have been similarly honored.”
Tony DeMayo, President of the High School Hockey League of Nassau County, said the players really enjoy competing in the All-Star Invitational. “Playing in this game is the culmination of years of dedication to the sport and it is great to see the participants honored in this way,” DeMayo said. “It’s always a pleasure to work with the Town of Oyster Bay, because they share our commitment to foster and promote, honesty, integrity, good sportsmanship, good fellowship, self-discipline, fairness, self-reliance, teamwork, self-confidence, leadership skills, and positive decision making through the sport of ice hockey.”
Admission is free. Residents are encouraged to help others by donating two canned goods, which will be collected at the event by Island Harvest as part of ‘Hockey Fights Hunger.’
Councilman Joseph Muscarella added, “The Town of Oyster Bay is looking forward to hosting these high level hockey contests. We are proud of these outstanding young hockey players and take pride in hosting this invitational at our outstanding rink, which serves as a perfect venue for these hockey contests. The Ice Skating Center has been named the best on Long Island for years and players get excited about playing here.”
For more information about the All-Star Ice Hockey Invitational, please contact the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center at 516-433-RINK or visit www.oysterbaytown.com.