The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) is one of 11 USA Hockey sanctioned
Tier III Junior leagues It serves as one of the top training grounds
in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental
opportunities available for student-athletes.
The primary mission of the NA3HL, which is managed organizationally by the
NAHL, is to provide a structured developmental environment for student athletes
who are still reaching their potential and aspire to play at the
Through the NAHL’s vast resources for development and exposure, the NA3HL
provides a path for players to grow, on and off the ice, while being showcased
in front of the entire junior, college and professional scouting community.
The NA3HL, boasts a geographical footprint with 48 teams in 21 states
(Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming).
The NA3HL will have three events during the 2015-16 season. All 34 teams
will compete in a league-wide Showcase held from December 16-18, 2016
at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minnesota.
The second event of the season will be the NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament,
which will take place alongside the NAHL Top Prospects Tournament in
Plymouth, Michigan from February 27-28, 2016.
The NA3HL will then finish their season with the Silver Cup Championship
Tournament, which crowns the NA3HL’s playoff champion. The event will be
held from March 29-April 2, 2017. Content adapted from www.na3hl.com.