The AMHL is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of ice hockey and the advancement student-athletes seeking to participate in the game of ice hockey to the highest levels of the game, including college hockey and the National Hockey League and other minor professional leagues.

The Atlantic Metropolitan Hockey League is a youth ice hockey organization, based in Hawthorne,New Jersey, that operates in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The league consists of four leagues under the banner of the AMHL: Atlantic Youth Hockey League, and the Metropolitan Junior Hockey League. Both of the leagues produce talent for junior, college and professional hockey leagues in the United States and Canada.