Martha’s Vineyard to host NCAA men’s hockey tourney

Photo by Michael Cummo

Men’s hockey teams from Salve Regina University, Elmira College, Hobart College, and Curry College will face off during two days at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena, in the first Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank College Hockey Showdown on Friday, Jan. 15, and Saturday, Jan. 16.

“By sponsoring this NCAA hockey tournament, we hope to infuse the winter season with some exciting sports entertainment, give the Island’s aspiring young athletes a chance to see college-level hockey, and support local hotels, restaurants, and retailers during the off-season,” Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank President Paul Falvey said in a press release.

Friday: Salve Regina University vs. Elmira College (4 pm); Hobart College vs. Curry College (7 pm). Saturday: Curry College vs. Elmira College (2 pm); Hobart College vs. Salve Regina College (5 pm).

Admission is free; however, a $5 donation is suggested to benefit the arena.

For more information about the tournament, contact Patti Leighton at Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank at 774-310-2030 or For information about Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena, call 508-693-4438.