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Northeast Collegiate Hockey League
Nechl logo
Established 2007
ACHA Division I
Members 8
Sports fielded Ice hockey (men's: yes)
Region Northeast
Headquarters New Brunswick, New Jersey
Commissioner Andy Gojdycz
Website NECHL site

The Northeast Collegiate Hockey League is an ACHA Division I Club hockey League consisting of 8 teams in the Northeastern part of the USA.


Teams play a 14 game league schedule, playing each of the other 7 teams twice. At the conclusion of the regular season the league holds a post season tournament. An Automatic bid to the ACHA Men's Division I National Championship Tournament is awarded to the winner of the regular season.


Institution City State Founded Affiliation Enrollment Nickname Primary conference
Binghamton University Vestal New York 1946 Public 14,898 Binghamton Bearcats America East Conference (D-I)
Cornell University Ithaca, New York 1865 Private/Non-sectarian 19,800 Big Red Ivy League (D-I)
Ithaca College Ithaca, New York 1892 Private/Non-sectarian 6,448 Bombers Empire 8 (D-III)
Rutgers University New Brunswick New Jersey 1766 Public 34,696 Scarlet Knights Big East Conference (D-I)
St. Bonaventure University Allegany New York 1858 Private/Catholic 2,700 Bonnies Atlantic 10 Conference (D-I)
SUNY Cortland Cortland New York 1868 Public 7,234 Red Dragons SUNYAC (D-III)
SUNY Oswego Oswego New York 1861 Public 8,909 Lakers SUNYAC (D-III)
Syracuse University Syracuse, New York New York 1870 Private/Methodist 19,638 Orange Big East Conference (D-I)

Note: Cornell fields a NCAA Division I hockey team competing in ECAC Hockey, SUNY - Cortland and SUNY - Oswego also field NCAA Division III teams in the SUNYAC.

Conference arenasEdit

School Hockey Arena Capacity
Binghamton Chenango Ice Rink 1,500
Cornell Lynah Rink 4,300
Ithaca Lynah Rink 4,300
Rutgers ProtecHockey Ponds Ice Center 1,000
St. Bonaventure William O Smith Recreation Center 600
SUNY - Cortland Alumni Arena 2,500
SUNY - Oswego Campus Center Ice Arena 2,500
Syracuse Tennity Ice Skating Pavilion renovations pending


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