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NEW For 2015-16 - Team Representative Listing Form

Buffalo Stars 19U Tournament Oct 9th -11th. Click Here.

Sad News

Hamburb Hawks President Steve Holmes passed away yesterday while jet skiing on Lake Chautauqua. In addition to being a loving son and Husband to Kathie, Father to Becky, Steve was an active Coach and an original and active member of my West Section Staff. Steve was the recipient of NYSAHA Young Leader Award. HamburgSteve was always there for the West Section, NYSAHA and USA Hockey; and like many of you sacrificed family and work to volunteer. He will be missed. Please keep Kathie and Becky in your prayers. Click for Obit and arrangements.

An Education Fund has been set up for Steve's 13 year old daughter Becky. If you and your Association has the ability to contribute, no matter the dollar amount, I know it would be greatly appreciated. Contributions payable to:
Rebecca Holmes Education Fund
Evans Bank
5999 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075


We have just learned of the passing today of Rose Robinson. Rose and Norm, long active in the Girls/Women's Hockey community, were both awarded the 1st Annual GLGHL Founders Award in February at Riverworks during the GLGHL NTB End of Season Tourny. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Robinson Family and the Buffalo Stars Organization. RIP and Godspeed Rose. Norm and Rose Robinson
Norm and Rose Robinson in February 2015 Riverworks

Tier II Nationals Lansing Michigan

Amherst Knights lost to Assabet 2-1 in OT of the National Championship Game in Lansing Michigan. So Close. Congrats Girls!

West Seneca finished 1-2 and Cazenovia finished 1-3. Caz qualified for Quaterfinals, West Seneca did not.

Great Lakes Girls Hockey League would like to congratulate all 3 teams for their efforts in Representing NYSAHA in the USA Hockey Nationals. We are proud of all of you!

14U   16U   19U  
Amherst 10:30a 3 West Seneca 2:30p 0 Cazenovia 6:30p 0
Polar Bears (CT) 2 Vermont Shamrocks 5 Portland Pirates (ME) 3
Roughriders (CO) 2 Roughriders (CO) 1 Utah Grizzlies 0
Amherst 4:30p 4 West Seneca 8:30a 4 Cazenovia 12:30p 4
Amherst 2:30p 2 West Seneca 6:30p 2 Cazenovia 10:30a 1
KV Ravens (MI) 6 Ann Arbor (MI) 1 Marquette (MI) 6
Wild Card
Amherst 8:30a 3     Cazenovia 12:30p 0
Cape Cod Storm (MA) 2     Boston Shamrocks 1
  W. Seneca Finishes 1-2   Cazenovia Finishes 1-3  
KPHA Ice Hawks (AK) 1        
Amherst 4:00p 6        
Amherst 9:00a 1 Amherst Finishes 4-2      
Assabet Red (MA) 2 2nd Place in USA      

GLGHL Has 3 NYS Champions!

14U Amherst Defeats Potsdam 5-3
16U West Seneca Defeats Skaneateles 2-1 in OT
19U Cazenovia Defeats Lake Placid 4-1
They're all going to Nationals in Lansing Michigan!

Amherst 14U NYS Champions
14U Amherst Knights 2015 NYS Champions!

West Seneca NYS Champions
16U West Seneca Wings 2015 NYS Champions!

Cazenovia NYS Champions
19U Cazenovia Chiefs 2015 NYS Champions!
(Andrea Burke Photo)


GLGHL NTB Tourny At Riverworks! Feb 27-Mar 1.
Click For Schedule!
Updated 2/25/15

RiverworksSaturday night around 7:00PM we will hold an Olympic like Welcoming Ceremony. Each team will be introduced and walk out on to the ice so parents can get pictures from the balcony above. We encourage the girls to dress as a team as they would like. Wear wind suits, jerseys, crazy hats, paint their faces, however they would like. All of the girls will get a gift for participating and 1st and 2nd place metals will be provided. The winning team in each division will get their Team name engraved on the Gallagher Cup. Teams will be allowed to skate the rink with the cup after their championship game.

Norm & Rose Robinson were awarded the inaugural GLGHL Founders Award. For their long service to the Girls Hockey Community in WNY. Pictures from this and the NTB Tourny at Riverworks Click Here.

GuidebookPlease read and understand our rules in our Guidebook. There is is no excuse for not knowing understanding the rules of Hockey and our League so all can enjoy a better, competitive and fair product. Click on the book picture to download a copy.

2015 New York State Tournament Schedules - Click Here

Schedules Now Posted - Click Schedule Tab Above or Here

ArrowNYSDOH Brochure on MRSA - Click Here To Open pdf File

New Performax Riverworks Senior Womens Hockey Teams Forming -
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**NEW** NYSAHA Score Sheet Verification Policy - Click Here For PDF  

Depew Lady Saints 14U
Depew Saints Winners 2015 Tonawanda Lightning Tourny!

Depew Girls
Depew Saints 2nd Place 12U House Div Sarah Backstrom Tourny Erie

Hamburg Girls
Hamburg Hawks Gold Medalist's Empire State Games Tourny in Lake Placid

Amherst Girls
Amherst Knights 1st Place 16U Tier II Sarah Backstrom Tourny Erie

Caz Girls
Cazenovia Chiefs 1st Place 19U Tier II Sarah Backstrom Tourney Erie

ATTENTION: Tryouts posted. Click Tryouts/Players Wanted Tab To Right.
Info Updated 12/30/14 - Click Here

New Tournament Posted - Blizzard Challenge - Click Here

2014 Tier II States Results From Rochester! Click Here
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VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Looking for eager people to step up for jobs like Division Commissioners, Secretary, Treasurer, etc. Help keep the league going strong!


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GLGHL Mission Statement
The Mission of the Great Lakes Girls Hockey League (G.L.G.H.L). is to provide recreational hockey instruction and competition for females of all ages. To instill in the players the love of the game of hockey and a respect for the ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. GLGHL is affiliated with USA Hockey and the New York State Amateur Hockey Association. Join the New Wave! The G.L.G.H.L. has member organizations in the Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse areas of Western and Central NY State as well as Erie, PA and Cleveland, OH. From house recreational through competitive travel we have opportunities for all female players.