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The Wilmington Nighthawks Join the ECEL!

04/03/2024, 12:00pm EDT

April 3, 2024

Guilford, Conn. - The East Coast Elite League is excited to announce a new member for the upcoming 2024-2025 season, the Wilmington Nighthawks!

The nighthawks 16U head coach, Nick Blue, says, "The Wilmington Nighthawks, the new premier hockey club in Delaware, is excited to be joining the ECEL for the 2024-25 season. Our 16AA team is looking forward to a competitive season with the league"

The Wilmington Nighthawks are a community-based tier II hockey club with a variety of different hockey opportunities. They are an all volunteer, non-profit organization whose home ice is the Skating Club of Wilmington. We are looking forward to what their program has to bring to the ECEL!

  • Team Name: Wilmington Nighthawks

  • Team Level: 16AA

  • Location School: Wilmington, DE

  • Head Coach: Nick Blue

  • Assistant Coach: Mike Franchetti, Dan Gutowski

  • Manager/Scheduler: Mike McMann

  • Official Organization Website:

The league 18U and 16U members include Ontario Hockey Academy, 95 Giants, NY Saints, Northern Cyclones, NH Mountain Kings, and Atlanta Fire. 

If you are interested in the league for the 2024-2025 season, click here.

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