21st Annual Mayor's Cup Youth Hockey Tournament Begins This Weekend
December is the month for some great Boston youth hockey action as the 2014 Mayor’s Cup Hockey Tournament kicks off this Saturday, December 20th.
With support from Presenting Sponsor the Boston Bruins Foundation and additional support from Comcast, teams throughout Boston participate in this citywide tournament to vie for the championship title in 9 divisions for boys and girls ages 6-14 (Mites, Squirts, and Pee Wees.) The tournament is organized by Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF,) the City of Boston’s largest youth and human service agency.
“Everyone in the neighborhood should come out and support these young players and enjoy some great hockey,” said Mayor Martin J. Walsh. "I extend my gratitude to the Boston Bruins Foundation and Comcast? for helping us to bring together over 1,000 young people for an exciting one-of-a-kind tournament."
Games begin on Saturday, December 20th at 7 a.m. and are played all week long at local rinks throughout Boston. Rinks hosting the tournament include the Murphy Rink in South Boston, the Devine Rink in Dorchester, the Bajko Rink in Hyde Park, the Bright Hockey Arena at Harvard University and the Rink at Matthews Arena at Northeastern University.
The Championship Games will be held at the John "Snooks" Kelley Rink at Conte Forum at Boston College on Sunday, January 4th.
Support for the Mayor’s Cup Ice Hockey Tournament is also provided by The Department of Recreation and Conservation, FMC Ice Sports, Northeastern University, Harvard University, and Boston College. A complete schedule is attached and will be available online soon at www.cityofboston.gov/bcyf.