Hitmen and Bandits Announce Metro Elite Affiliation


The Jersey Hitmen & The Ice Vault Bandits are pleased to announce their membership in the new Metro Elite Hockey League.

The MEHL will be comprised of three divisions. Tier 1 “AAA”, tier 2 “AA” Gold and tier 2 “AA” silver.


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Junior News

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Hauppauge, NY - The Jersey HitmenPremier team ended the pre-season 3-1, but were not quite happy with their overall play. "I thought we were doing a little too much thinking, and not enough doing," commented head coach Toby Harris. That changed this weekend on Long Island as the Hitmen swept the Jr. [ ... ]

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Sep 09, 2014 - 12:12 PM - Dan Henningson

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Sep 08, 2014 - 10:52 AM - Brack Healy

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Tier I News

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