Hockey

May 31, 2024

2024 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame continues to grow its mission and purpose and welcomed a record-setting attendance at its 2024 induction ceremony at Flowerfield in […]
February 7, 2024

Patchogue’s Forty Thieves Add Suffolk HOF Logo to Vintage Truck

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is honored that its logo is featured on the vintage racing truck of the Forty Thieves from Patchogue’s Van Guard […]
January 29, 2024

Suffolk HOF President Chris Vaccaro Announces Class of 2024 Inductees on Fox 5’s Sports Xtra

Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame President Chris Vaccaro was in studio with Fox 5’s Tina Cervasio on Sports Xtra to announce the Class of 2024! […]
January 29, 2024

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2024

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame proudly announces its Class of 2024, which will be honored at an induction ceremony scheduled for May 30 at Flowerfield […]
January 21, 2024

From the Archives: 2001 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The latest Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame archive drop is from our 2001 induction ceremony featuring some heavy hitters! That year’s induction ceremony included: Rob Burnett, […]
January 8, 2024

Wrestling Legend Jumper Leggio Gone at 89

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is mourning the loss of local wrestling legend Jumper Leggio, who died on January 5. He was 89. A Bay […]
January 4, 2024

1995 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Archive

The beauty of having 34 years of history through the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is you might find old images or paperwork in the archives […]
December 23, 2023

Gregg Giannotti Learns of Suffolk HOF Induction at The Paramount

WFAN producers only told Gregg Giannotti there would be a surprise for him during the Boomer and Gio LIVE show at The Paramount in Huntington. Gio […]
December 21, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Sponsors Section XI Student-Leadership Conference

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame was a proud partner of the Section XI Nick DeCillis Student-Athlete Leadership Conference. The conference was organized by Center Moriches […]
November 17, 2023

Suffolk Hall of Fame Historical Markers Featured by SABR

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro penned a column through the Society of American Baseball Research about baseball history in Suffolk County related […]
November 16, 2023

Suffolk HOF Historical Markers Recognized on Google

HOF ON GOOGLE: All four of our Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame historical markers have been added to the Google Maps registry. If you’re ever […]
October 18, 2023

Suffolk Hall Places 4th Historical Marker in Lindenhurst where Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig Played

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame placed its fourth historical marker at the location where Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig played a barnstorming game in Lindenhurst […]
August 18, 2023

Chris Higgins Receives Suffolk Sports HOF Plaque at The Rinx

Smithtown native Chris Higgins played 14 years in the NHL and spent many early mornings as a kid skating at The Rinx in Hauppauge. It was […]
July 3, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Named to Long Island Power List

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro was named to the 2023 Long Island Power List by Long Island Press. Citing his leadership and […]
May 23, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Honored with Induction

The 2023 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction class was honored on May 18, 2023 at East Wind in Wading River, N.Y. Congrats to all honorees! […]
June 24, 2023

Komisarek, Mike

Mike Komisarek Induction Year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Hockey, Pro Sports A West Islip native, Mike Komisarek played 551 games from 2002 through 2014. He spent […]
June 22, 2023

Higgins, Chris

Chris Higgins Induction Year: 2023 Location: Smithtown Category: NHL & Pro Sports Smithtown native Chris Higgins played 711 NHL games from 2003 through 2016. He scored […]
June 2, 2023

LaFontaine, Pat

Pat LaFontaine Induction year: 2023 Location: Huntington Category: Hockey & Pro Sports The longtime Town of Huntington resident is a Hockey Hall of Famer. He participates […]
June 5, 2021

James, Val

Val James Induction Year: 2021 Location: Hauppauge Sport: Hockey Hauppauge native who became the first black American in the NHL, playing for the Buffalo Sabres and […]
June 11, 2019

Bettman, Gary

Gary Bettman Induction Year: 2019 Category: Hockey Location: Dix Hills Gary Bettman, the Commissioner of the National Hockey League, was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall […]
February 8, 2018

Williams, Barbara

Barbara Williams Induction Year: 2011 Category: Hockey Location: Hauppauge The first female skating coach in the National Hockey League and the first woman to coach a […]
February 7, 2018

Hart, Gerry

Gerry Hart Induction Year: 1997 Category: Hockey Location: Hauppauge Hart is a Canadian retired professional hockey player who played 730 games in the NHL with the […]
February 7, 2018

Gillies, Clark

Clark Gillies Induction Year: 1998 Category: Hockey Location: Dix Hills Did not attend school in Suffolk County but has been a resident of Dix Hills since […]
February 7, 2018

Ferraro, Peter

Peter Ferraro Induction Year: 2012 Category: Hockey Location: Port Jefferson Ferraro is a former NHL hockey player. He and his identical twin brother Chris became the […]
February 7, 2018

Ferraro, Chris

Chris Ferraro Induction Year: 2012 Category: Hockey Location: Port Jefferson Chris Ferraro is an American retired ice hockey player who formerly played in the National Hockey League. Along with his twin […]
February 7, 2018

Deschamps, Buzz

Buzz Deschamps Induction Year: 2010 Category: Hockey Location: Bay Shore He started playing hockey in Ontario, where he was born, with the Junior C Penetang Hurons.  […]