The FDNY Hockey Team is proud to sponsor this FDNY FIREFIGHTER ONLY annual event. It is one of our primary fundraisers which allows our club to support the A-Team and our benefactors. A few facts about this tournament you may not know:
* We started in 1996 with only 24 Teams.
* This is now the largest Hockey Tournament in the World that has only one winner.
* We've had as many as 112 teams compete in 2017.
* We are currently staying at 96 teams.
* Ice Hockey is now the predominant sport in the FDNY.
* As many as 1300 FDNY Firefighters and Officers participate in the King of the Ice every year.
* 2013 year was the first year all 5 Boroughs were represented on the Final 6 Day.
*Last year the A-team gave out over $70,000 in donations to our charities, thanks to fundraisers like this.