1973 Long Island Cougars TeeRegular price $34.00
The Long Island Cougars played in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) from 1973-1975.
If the teams of the NAHL (1973-1977) look familiar, it's because the league served as the inspiration for one of the greatest sports movies of all time: Slap Shot. Ned Dowd, who played for the Johnston Jets, was the brother of the film's screenwriter, Nancy Dowd who was inspired to write the screenplay based off of Ned's experiences in a league where bench-clearing brawls and fights between players and fans were the norm on Friday and Saturday nights in arenas in cities like Syracuse, Binghamton and Erie.
The league's championship trophy, the Lockhart Cup, was last awarded on April 10, 1977, to the Syracuse Blazers and has since gone missing. Its last known whereabouts was reported to be in the basement of Danny Belisle, the coach of the Blazers in the 1976–77 season.
Crafted with the intention of being the softest shirt in your lineup, our signature tees are cut for a modern fit and printed with inks that actually blend into the fabrics giving it more character with every wash.
- Unisex Fit
- Premium tri-blend fabric
- Vintage wash
- Dyed, cut & printed in the USA
- Made in a certified eco-friendly facility