The NJ High School Ice Hockey Hall of Fame


The New Jersey High School Ice Hockey Hall of Fame was established in 2009 to formally honor the contributions of the many outstanding players, coaches, teams and contributors to New Jersey high school ice hockey.

The Hall of Fame honors the contributions and accomplishments of these individuals who are worthy of recognition as examples for others to emulate and serves as a symbol of appreciation of the excellence, honor, and devotion displayed by these celebrated individuals.

Our Most Recent Enshrinees


Kyle Palmieri

St. Peter's Prep Forward Kyle Palmieri was born in Smithtown, NY and grew up in Montvale, NJ. He played briefly for the well-known coach Gary Hess of the Kodiak Hockey Club skating at McKay Ice Arena in Englewood, NJ. He attended St. Peters Prep in Jersey... read more

Paul O’Hern

Christian Brothers Academy Forward A 1984 graduate of CBA, Paul O’Hern was captain of and led CBA to the school’s first state championship in 1983. He was the MVP of the first Garden State Ice Hockey Games in 1983. In 1984, he led CBA to the semi-finals in... read more

Kevin Knightly

Chatham Township Forward Kevin was one of seven children, six of whom played for Chatham Township from 1973 thru 1988. Kevin played for Coach Harvey Cohen and the Chatham Township teams from 1977 to 1979. Kevin began playing hockey in the Town’s youth program... read more

Tom Fraioli

West Essex HS Forward Thomas Fraioli was a four year varsity ice hockey player (1969-1972) for the West Essex Knights. As a junior captain center, he helped lead his team to the school’s first state ice hockey championship, then known as the Gordon Cup. During that... read more

Ken Blum

St. Joseph of Montvale Forward Ken Blum didn’t start skating until he was twelve, and at 18 was an NHL draft pick for the Minnesota North Stars. Ken has extensive high level playing experience with 10 years of professional hockey at various levels from the East Coast... read more

Keith Wright

West Essex Defenseman Keith played high school hockey at West Essex where he was a three time 1st Team All-State Selection, Co-MVP of the league and captain of the 1978 State Championship team in his senior year. He also won a Jr. National Championship that winter... read more

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