Six Nations squads eagerly anticipating Little NHL tournament

By Sam Laskaris Writer Dennis MacDonald is not surprised with the amount of Six Nations interest for this year’s milestone Little Native Hockey League tournament. As of this past weekend organizers of the tournament, often simply called the Little NHL, announced that 21 clubs from Six Nations had registered for the 2024 tournament. The 50th annual Little NHL will be staged Mar. 11-14 in Markham. “It’s a big event,” said MacDonald, the president of the local association called Six Nations Minor Hockey. “Everyone wants to be there.” More than 200 clubs have signed up to participate in the tournament, which began in 1971 and has become the largest Indigenous youth hockey event in Ontario. The final number of entrants for this year’s tournament will not be known for several more…

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