The East Coast Classic is the first of its kind, a AAA men's league hockey tournament. Bringing a collection of the areas top athletes together for one weekend to battle it out and see who is the best. Who will raise this summer's true ultimate prize, The Alden Cup.
|The East Coast Classic Management Team are proud to announce The Black Dog Company as the official sponsor of this year's summer classic. President Peter Alden said, "This is a prime example of the talent on and off the ice the ECC can bring. We are please to welcome Black Dog and everything they have done."|
|The East Coast Classic announced today the dates of the 3rd Annual ECC, returning to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. This will mark the second year in a row that the top Men's hockey players will be on the island to compete for the Alden Cup. In addition to the the top AAA division they will add a second weekend, along with a B Division. Founder, Peter Alden said at the press conference, "We feel that we need to step it up again this year and by adding a second weekend and a B Division it enables us to continue to grow." Last year's ECC resulted in many of the areas top professional, college, college-propsect and mens' hockey players headed to the island.|
If you are interested in playing in this years East Coast Classic please email Peter Alden.
AAA Division July 30-August 2, 2009 Thursday-Sunday B Division July 23-26, 2008 Thursday-Sunday
July 30-August 2, 2009
July 23-26, 2008
The Gators won the 2nd East Coast Classic in fashion and claimed the championship after all a long and grueling weekend. Owner R.J. Gates, "I am so excited. I mean I don't know where these guys came from this weekend, but they showed a lot of heart and determination." The Gators who have played in both tournaments lost the semi-finals the first year in overtime to the eventual winner, Dragon Club. "This is a special moment for me, knowing that the Gators are once on top!" added Gates. Now where is my flippin trouphy!