Is Long Island University d1 hockey? The LIU Sharks men’s ice hockey team represents Long Island University in NCAA Division I ice hockey. The school announced their intention to begin a varsity schedule for the 2020–21 season on April 30, 2020.
What conference is Long Island University hockey in? LIU is in the Northeast Conference for the majority of its non-hockey sports, a league it shared with Merrimack, Robert Morris and Sacred Heart. All three sponsor Division I hockey in either Hockey East or Atlantic Hockey, both of which have 11 teams.
Does Long Island have a hockey team? The Islanders are one of three NHL franchises in the New York metropolitan area, along with the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers, and their fanbase resides primarily on Long Island.
Where do LIU Sharks play hockey? The LIU Sharks women’s ice hockey team represents Long Island University in NCAA Division I ice hockey competition as a member of the New England Women’s Hockey Alliance (NEWHA). They play their home games at Islanders Iceworks in Syosset, New York and Northwell Health Ice Center in East Meadow, New York.