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Encyclopedia > List of ice hockey leagues

This is a list of ice hockey leagues, both professional and amateur, from around the world; parentheses denote year of establishment and, where applicable, year of disestablishment. Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A list of professional sports leagues: Auto racing Champcars, formerly CART (Official Page) Formula One, Grand Prix racing (Official Site) IRL (Indy Racing League) (Official Page) NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) (Official Page) NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) (Official Page) Baseball Major League Baseball Minor League Baseball... Professional sports began at North Panola High School in the early 1600s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see World (disambiguation). ...

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World

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) was founded in 1908 as the Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace and is the worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey. ...

North America

Major professional

NHL redirects here. ...

Minor professional

Note: There is no official classification system for minor professional hockey leagues, and appellations such as "AAA," "AA" or "A" leagues are not generally acknowledged by hockey authorities. The AHL is the most highly-ranked minor league. The ECHL, IHL and CHL are on the next tier below and act as feeders to the AHL, with the ECHL being the greatest of the three "equals" due to its more official ties to the NHL. The IHL would be considered second to the ECHL and slightly above the CHL due to higher allowance of veteran players and a higher salary cap. The SPHL in turn is a feeder to the ECHL, IHL and CHL. This tier is followed by several lower-grade and semi-pro leagues.

The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) is a professional ice hockey league with teams in the United States. ... This article is about the current CHL. For earlier leagues also called the Central Hockey League, see Central Hockey League (disambiguation). ... The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) is a professional ice hockey league with teams located in the southeastern United States. ... The Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey (LNAH) was founded in 2004 and is a low-level professional league based in the Canadian province of Quebec. ... The Mid-Atlantic Hockey League (MAHL) is an A level Minor Profession ice hockey league in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Eastern United States. ...

Semi-Pro

  • Professional Development Hockey League (PDHL)

The LCH is a Senior AAA league. ...

Amateur

Junior

Major junior

Note that the Major Junior level is considered professional by some authorities, including the NCAA, as its players earn a small stipend. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...

The Canadian Hockey League is an umbrella organization for three Canadian based Major Junior hockey leagues for players 15 to 20 years of age. ... A sport governing body comes in several forms. ... OHL All-Star Game 2006 Opening Face Off. ... The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (French: la Ligue de hockey junior majeur du Québec, abbreviated QMJHL in English, LHJMQ in French) is one of the three Major Junior A Tier I hockey leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... The Western Hockey League is one of the three hockey Major Junior Tier I leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ...

Junior A

Canadian Junior A Leagues

(*) Quebec Junior "AAA" is equal to Ontario Junior "A" CJAHL Emblem The Canadian Junior A Hockey League (CJAHL), an association of Canadian Junior A hockey leagues and teams, formed in November 1993, emerging from the Canada West Association of Junior A Hockey. ... AJHL Emblem The AJHL (Alberta Junior Hockey League) is an Alberta-based Tier II Junior A hockey league that belongs to the Canadian Junior A Hockey League (CJAHL). ... The British Columbia Hockey League is a tier II Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a subsection of the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... The Central Junior A Hockey League is a Junior A ice hockey league operating in eastern Ontario, Canada. ... LHJAAAQ Emblem The Ligue de Hockey Junior AAA Quebec or Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Quebec and Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... The Manitoba Junior Hockey League is a Junior A ice hockey league operating in the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... The Maritime Junior A Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... Northern Ontario Junior A The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under the supervision of the Canadian Junior A Hockey League, the Northern Ontario Hockey Association, and Hockey Canada. ... The Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under the supervision of the Ontario Hockey Association and the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... SJHL Emblem The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under Hockey Canada, a part of the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... Superior International Junior A The Superior International Junior Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under the supervision of the Canadian Junior A Hockey League and Hockey Canada. ...


American Junior A Leagues

United States Hockey League (abbreviated USHL) is the top junior ice hockey league in United States. ... The North American Hockey League (NAHL) and the defunct America West Hockey League merged in 2003 to form a 21-team Junior A league, sanctioned by USA Hockey. ... The Eastern Junior Hockey League is an Independent Junior A league, meaning that it is not regulated by USA Hockey. ... The Central States Hockey League (CSHL) was granted Jr. ... The subject of this article may not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... The Western States Hockey League (WSHL) is a former Junior B Hockey League, but beginning in the 2007-2008 season has moved to Junior A Tier III classification. ... The Atlantic Junior Hockey League is a Tier III junior A league with 12 teams in the Northeastern part of the United States. ...

Independent Junior A Leagues

America East Hockey League formed in 2005 and is a Junior A league. ... The Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League is an unsanctioned Canadian Tier II Junior A ice hockey league which started its first season in 2006. ... The WHA Junior West Hockey League is an Canadian Tier II Junior A ice hockey league based out of Southern British Columbia, Canada with a team from Washington State. ...

Junior B

Canadian Junior B Leagues

(*) Quebec Junior "AA" is equal to Ontario Junior "B" Calgary Jr B The Calgary Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... Capital Jr B The Capital Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Alberta, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The Central/West Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Newfoundland, Canada. ... Eastern Ontario Junior B The Eastern Ontario Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league operating in eastern Ontario, Canada. ... Golden Horseshoe Junior B The Golden Horseshoe Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Heritage Jr B The Heritage Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Alberta, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Island Jr B The Island Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Prince Edward Island, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Keystone Jr B The Keystone Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Manitoba, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league located in the Kootenays region of British Columbia, Canada. ... The Ligue de Hockey de La Capitale or Capital Junior AA Hockey League is a Junior AA (Junior B Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... Montreal Jr B The Ligue de Hockey Junior de Montréal or Montreal Junior Hockey League is a Junior B (Junior AA in Quebec) ice hockey league in Quebec, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Beauce-Bellechasse Emblem The Ligue de Hockey Junior AA Beauce-Bellechasse or Beauce-Bellechasse Junior AA Hockey League is a Junior AA (Junior B Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... Estrie-Mauricie Emblem The Ligue de Hockey Junior AA Estrie-Mauricie or Estrie-Mauricie Junior AA Hockey League is a Junior AA (Junior B Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... LJAALL Emblem The Ligue de Hockey Junior AA Laurentides-Lanaudière or Laurentides-Lanaudière Junior AA Hockey League is a Junior AA (Junior B Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... Richelieu Emblem The Ligue de Hockey Junior AA Richelieu or Richelieu Junior AA Hockey League is a Junior AA (Junior B Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean Emblem The Ligue de Hockey Junior AA Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean or Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean Junior AA Hockey League is a Junior AA (Junior B Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... The Midwestern Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... North Eastern Alberta Jr B The North Eastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Alberta, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... North Eastern Alberta Jr B The North Saskatchewan Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Saskatchewan, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Northwest Junior Jr B The Northwest Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Alberta, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Nova Scotia Jr B The Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League (formally the Nova Scotia Junior B Hockey League) is a Junior B ice hockey league in Nova Scotia, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Pacific International Jr B The Pacific International Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in British Columbia, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The Prairie Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Saskatchewan, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... St. ... The Thunder Bay Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Vancouver Island Jr B The Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in British Columbia, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Western Junior B The Western Junior B Hockey League is a Junior B ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ...


American Junior B Leagues

The Atlantic Metropolitan Hockey League is a youth hockey organization, based in McAfee, New Jersey, that operates in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. ...

Canadian Junior C

(*) Quebec Junior "A" is equal to Ontario Junior "C" Hockey Calgary is the governing body for ice hockey in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada at the Junior B, Junior C, Senior, and Minor levels. ... Central Junior C The Central Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Eastern Ontario Junior C The Eastern Ontario Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ottawa District Hockey Association and Hockey Canada. ... Empire Junior C The Empire Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Georgian Junior C The Georgian Mid Ontario Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... The Great Lakes Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... The Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Manitoba, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The Ligue de Hockey Junior A Bois Francs or Bois Francs Junior A Hockey League is a Junior A (Junior C Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... The Ligue de Hockey Junior A Rive-Sud or Rive-Sud Junior A Hockey League is a Junior A (Junior C Canada-Wide) ice hockey league in the Province of Quebec, Canada. ... Manitoba Major Junior The Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Manitoba, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The New Brunswick Junior Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in New Brunswick, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Niagara Junior C The Niagara Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Noralta Junior C The Noralta Junior Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Alberta, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Nova Scotia Jr C The Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Nova Scotia, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The Prince Edward Island Minor Junior Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Prince Edward Island, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The Saskatchewan Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Saskatchewan, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... Western Junior C The Western Junior C Hockey League is a Junior C ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ...


American Junior C
  • Mid-Atlantic Developmental Junior Hockey League
  • Southeast Junior Hockey League

The Southeast Junior Hockey League or (SEJHL) is a USA Hockey sanctioned Junior C hockey league. ...

Junior D
  • Ligue Interzone de hockey mineur BC Rive Nord (Junior B) (Canada) *

(*) Quebec Junior "B" is equal to Ontario Junior "D"


Junior Development

Junior Development Hockey League The Southern Ontario Junior Hockey League is a Junior level ice hockey league sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association based out of Southwestern Ontario. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ...

College

Varsity Hockey

CIS Logo. ... The word varsity can refer to several things. ... The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is the governing body for colligiate sports in Alberta, Canada. ... During the first year of official operation, the BCIHL consists of teams from Trinity Western University, Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, University of Northern British Columbia and University College of the Fraser Valley. ... NCAA redirects here. ... Atlantic Hockey is a college athletic conference which operates in the northeastern United States. ... Division I (or DI) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... The Central Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in Michigan and Ohio, although it also has members in Alaska, Indiana, and Nebraska. ... College Hockey America is a college athletic conference with teams ranging geographically from New York to Alabama and Minnesota. ... The ECAC Hockey League is one of the six conferences that compete in NCAA Division I ice hockey. ... Hockey East is a college athletic conference which operates in New England. ... The Western Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates over a wide area of the Midwestern and Western United States. ... ECAC East is a college athletic conference which operates in the northeastern United States. ... ECAC Northeast is a college athletic conference which operates in the northeastern United States. ... ECAC West is a college athletic conference which operates in the northeastern United States. ... Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates in the midwestern United States. ... The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) is an College Athletic Conference which competes in the NCAAs Division III. As the name implies, member schools are located in the state of Minnesota; also, all of the member schools are private, with all but two having a religious affiliation. ... Northern Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates in the midwestern United States. ... The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is an athletic conference consisting of eleven highly selective liberal arts colleges located in New England and New York. ... The SUNYAC, or State University of New York Athletic Conference, is an NCAA Division III athletics conference consisting of schools in the State University of New York system. ...

Club Hockey
    • Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League (ACCHL) Division II
    • Great Lakes Intercollegiate Hockey Association (GLIHA) Division II
    • Great Midwest Hockey League (GMHL) Division II
    • Great Northeast Collegiate Hockey Conference (GNCHC) Division II
    • Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association (MACHA) Division II
    • Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Hockey Association (MACHA) Division II
    • Pacific 8 Intercollegiate Hockey Conference (PAC-8) Division II
    • Super East Collegiate Hockey League (SECHL) Division II
    • Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association (NECHA) Division II
    • Blue Ridge Hockey Conference (BRHC) Division III
    • College Hockey Association (CHA) Division III
    • College Hockey East (CHE) Division III
    • Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference (DVCHC) Division III
    • Mason-Dixon Collegiate Hockey Association (MDCHA) Division III
    • Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey Conference (MCHC) Division III
    • Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference (MCHC) Division III
    • South Eastern Conference Hockey Conference(SECHC) Division III
    • Pacific Collegiate Hockey Association (PCHA) Division III

Official ACHA Logo The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) began as a mens collegiate hockey league in 1992, and quickly grew to a league of over 150 teams in three mens divisions. ... A sports club, athletics club or sports association is an eclectic institution oriented to multiple sports, which fields many teams and in several sports, working under the same umbrella organization. ... The Central States Collegiate Hockey League (CSCHL) plays Division I club level hockey and is governed by the ACHA. The CSCHL is in its 37th season of existence and is one of the top ranked ACHA leagues. ... Established in 1991, the Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference whose members are East Coast schools. ...

Junior College

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is an association of community college athletic departments throughout the United States of America. ...

Youth

Alliance Emblem Alliance Hockey is a minor level ice hockey organization based out of Southern Ontario. ... The Capital Beltway Hockey League (CBHL) is tier II youth ice hockey for teams located around the Washington, D.C. Beltway, in the Southeastern District of USA Hockey. ... ETA Emblem The Eastern AAA Hockey League is a minor level ice hockey governing body. ... This YEAR THERE IS A NEW TEAM CALLED THETORONTO TITANS ... The Metropolitan Boston Hockey League1 The league was born and founded March 31, 1977, and incorporated in Massachusetts in August, 1979. ... Minnesota Hockey is the statewide governing body of amateur hockey in Minnesota and an affiliate of USA Hockey. ... OMHA Emblem The Ontario Minor Hockey Association is a major ice hockey governing body at the minor level. ... Ottawa District Hockey Association Emblem The Ottawa District Hockey Association is the governing body of a variety of ice hockey Junior leagues and a minor hockey system based out of the Greater Ottawa area and Southwestern Quebec. ... OMHA Emblem The South-Central Triple A Hockey League is a minor level ice hockey league based out of Ontario. ... The Western Ontario Athletic Association, abreviated as WOAA, is the governing body of minor and senior sports in a region encompassing Grey County, Bruce County, Perth County, Huron County, northern Middlesex County, and northern Wellington County. ... The Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association (WAHA) is the governing body for amateur ice hockey for teams located in Wisconsin. ...

Women

The National Womens Hockey League (NWHL) is the highest level of womens ice hockey in the world. ... The Western Womens Hockey League (WWHL) is one of two womens hockey leagues in Canada. ...

Senior

Sanctioned by Hockey Canada or USA Hockey
  • Big 6 Hockey League (Saskatchewan Sr. AAA)
  • Chinook Hockey League (Alberta Sr. AAA)
  • Eastern Ontario Senior Hockey League (Ontario Sr. AAA)
  • Highway Hockey League (Saskatchewan Sr. AAA)
  • Ligue Centrale de Hockey (LCH) (Quebec Sr. AAA/semi-pro) (1990)
  • Ligue de hockey senior Promutuel (LHSP) (Quebec Sr. AA/semi-pro)
  • Ligue de hockey senior de l’Est du Quebec (LHSEQ) (Quebec Sr. AA/semi-pro)
  • Ligue de hockey senior Nord-Est du Quebec (LHSNEQ) (Quebec Sr. AA/semi-pro)
  • Ligue de hockey Beauce-Bellechasse-Frontenac (LHBBF) (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Ligue de hockey senior du Richelieu (LHSR) (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Ligue de hockey senior Montreal Metropolitain (LHSMM) (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Ligue de hockey senior de la Mauricie (LHSM) (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Ligue de hockey senior Inter-Rives (LHSIR) (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Ligue de hockey senior de la Cote Nord du Quebec (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Ligue de hockey les Cotiers de la Gaspesie (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Ligue de hockey senior des Iles de la Madeleine (LHSIM) (Quebec Sr. A)
  • Major League Hockey (Ontario Sr. AAA) (1953)
  • North Peace Hockey League (Alberta Sr. AAA)
  • Ottawa Travellers Hockey League (Ontario Sr. AA and A)
  • Western Ontario Athletic Association Senior Hockey League (Ontario Sr. AA and A) (1948)

Hockey Canada is the official national governing body of ice hockey in Canada and is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... USA Hockey is recognized as the governing body for amateur ice hockey in the United States and is a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... The Big 6 Hockey League is a senior mens hockey league in southeastern Saskatchewan. ... Eastern Ontario Senior A The Eastern Ontario Senior Hockey League, or EOSHL, is the top Senior ice hockey league in Eastern Ontario. ... The Highway Hockey League is a Senior Hockey League in Central Saskatchewan. ... The LCH is a Senior AAA league. ... Major League Hockey (MLH) is the new league name for the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA) Senior league. ... The North Peace Hockey League is a Canadian mens Senior ice hockey league based in Northern Alberta and North Eastern British Columbia. ... WOAA Emblem The WOAA Senior Hockey League is an amateur senior ice hockey league governed by the Western Ontario Athletic Association. ...

Unsanctioned
  • Hockey North America (1980)

Hockey North America(HNA) was Established in 1980, and has pioneered such innovations as no checking / no fighting hockey, adult beginner hockey school, vacation tournaments, National Team trips to Europe. ...

Defunct leagues

The All-American Hockey League was a minor league hockey organization formed in 1972 as the Continental Hockey League. ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ... The Atlantic Coast Hockey League was a minor league hockey organization that operated between 1981 and 1987. ... The California Hockey League was an ice hockey league that existed from 1928 to 1933. ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ... The Canadian-American Hockey League existed from 1926 until the 1936. ... The Michigan Hockey League (MHL) is a new semi-professional hockey league that will begin play in the 2006-2007 season. ... The Canadian Professional Hockey League (CPHL) was announced during the National Hockey Leagues 2004-05 season player lockout. ... The Central Ontario Hockey League (COHL) was a highly competitive Intermediate ice hockey league in the central Grey County area of Ontario, Canada until the late 1970s. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... The Continental Elite Hockey League was a Junior A league that existed from 2001 - 2004. ... ... The All-American Hockey League was a minor league hockey organization formed in 1972 as the Continental Hockey League. ... The Eastern Hockey League was a minor professional ice hockey league that was known as the EHL. Eastern Amateur Hockey League (1933-1953) The league was founded in 1933 as the Eastern Amateur Hockey League (EAHL). ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ... The Eastern Hockey League was a minor professional ice hockey league that was known as the EHL. // Eastern Amateur Hockey League (1933-1953) The league was founded in 1933 as the Eastern Amateur Hockey League (EAHL). ... The Eastern Professional Hockey League (EPHL) was a minor professional ice hockey league which operated primarily in Ontario and Quebec from 1959 to 1963. ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The International Independent Hockey League (IIHL) was an independent low-level professional hockey league that played in late 2003 before falling apart in 2004. ... The International (Professional) Hockey League was the first major professional hockey league, operating from 1904 to 1907. ... The Major Intermediate A Hockey League was an ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by the Ontario Hockey Association. ... The Maritime Major Hockey League was a professional mens ice hockey league which operated for four seasons from 1950 to 1954 in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. ... The Maritime Professional Hockey League was a professional mens ice hockey league operating in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia around 1910. ... Metro Junior A Emblem The Metro Junior A Hockey League was a junior level ice hockey league based out of Southern Ontario. ... The Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under the supervision of the Ontario Hockey Association and the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... This article is part of the Evolution of the NHL series. ... The North Eastern Hockey League is a minor hockey league. ... The North of Superior Junior B Hockey League is a defunct Junior B ice hockey league in Ontario, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The North West Hockey League was an ice hockey minor league with teams in the western United States and Canada that existed from 1933 to 1936. ... NJHL Emblem The Northwest Junior Hockey League is a defunct Junior B ice hockey league in Manitoba, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. ... The Ontario Professional Hockey League was an ice hockey league in Canada that was formed in 1907. ... The Original Stars Hockey League (OSHL) was formed in 2004 after the National Hockey League enacted a lockout upon the expiration of the leagues collective bargaining agreement with the NHL Players Association. ... The Pacific Coast Hockey Association was a professional ice hockey league in western Canada, operating from 1911 to 1924 when it merged with the Western Canada Hockey League. ... The Pacific Coast Hockey League was an amateur ice hockey league with teams in western United States and Canada that played from 1944 to 1952. ... The Pacific Coast Junior Hockey League was a Canadian Junior A ice hockey league operating in British Columbia in the 1960s and 1970s. ... This article refers to the professional Western Canada Hockey League, and not the amateur Western Canada Hockey League (junior). ... The Quebec Senior Hockey League (QSHL) was an amateur ice hockey league that operated between 1944 and 1953 in Québec, Canada, before becoming the semi-professional Quebec Hockey League (QHL). ... The Quebec Senior Hockey League (QSHL) was an amateur ice hockey league that operated between 1944 and 1953 in Québec, Canada, before becoming the semi-professional Quebec Hockey League (QHL). ... The Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League was a Canadian Tier II Junior A ice hockey league in British Columbia. ... The South East Hockey League The South East Hockey League was formed in August 2003 It picked up the pieces of the Short lived ACHL and Had 4 teams for its first season. ... The Southern Elite Hockey League (SEHL) was a Junior A hockey league in Florida and Alabama. ... The Southern Ontario Junior A Hockey League was a Tier II Junior A ice hockey that lasted from the late 1960s until 1976 in Southern Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League is a Tier II Junior A ice hockey league under the supervision of the Ontario Hockey Association and the Canadian Junior A Hockey League. ... The Sunshine Hockey League (SuHL) was a single A pro ice hockey league which operated from 1992 to 1995. ... The Tropical Hockey League was the fist attempt at establishing professional hockey in the southeastern part of the United States. ... The Western Canada Hockey League (WCHL), founded in 1921, was a major professional ice hockey league originally based in the prairies of Canada. ... This article is about the professional hockey minor league Western Canada Hockey League (1932-1933). ... The Western Canada Senior Hockey League was an ice hockey league that played six seasons in western Canada, from 1945 to 1951. ... West Coast Hockey League was a minor league in ice hockey in United States from 1995 to 2003. ... The Western Hockey League (WHL) was a major ice hockey league that was founded as the Western Canada Hockey League in 1921 and merged with the Pacific Coast Hockey Association in 1924. ... The Western Hockey League was a minor pro ice hockey league that operated from 1952 to 1974. ... This article is considered orphaned, since there are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... The Western Professional Hockey League (abbreviated WPHL) was a minor league in ice hockey in the United States from 1996 to 2001, with teams in the Southern United States, mainly Texas. ... WHA redirects here. ... The World Hockey Association 2 was an ice hockey league created at the instigation of the organizers of the proposed recreated World Hockey Association to serve as its development league. ...

Disabled Hockey Leagues

Leagues for Disabled Hockey Players

The American Amputee Hockey Association (AAHA) is a non-profit sports organization founded in 2000 to develop opportunities for amputee and other disabled athletes to learn and play competitive hockey. ... The American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association (AHIHA) was established in 1973 by Chicago Blackhawks Stan Mikita, and a local business man by the name of Irv Tiahnybik, after Irv discovered the difficulties his hard-of-hearing son was having with his hearing teammates. ... Ice Hockey Sledge Sledge hockey is a sport that was designed to allow participants who have a physical disability to play the game of ice hockey. ...

List of leagues and teams

This is a list of ice hockey leagues and teams in the United States and Canada. ...

South America

  • Asociacion Argentina de Hockey sobre Hielo y En Linea (Argentina)
  • Confederacao Brasileira de Hoquei no Gelo (Brazil)
  • Asociacion Nacional de Hockey en Hielo y en Linea (Chile)

Asia

The Asia League Ice Hockey (ALIH) is an ice hockey league that has teams from Japan, China, and South Korea. ...

Kazakhstan

  • Kazakhstani Championship (league in both Europe and Asia)

Singapore

Overview The Amateur Ice Hockey Association of Singapore (AIHA Singapore) is a non-profit organisation that has been running the premier men’s hockey league in Singapore, the National Ice Hockey League of Singapore (“NIHL Singapore”) for the past 6 years, hosting one of the largest ice hockey tournaments in...

Turkey

(Leagues involve teams from both Europe and Asia)

  • Turkish Ice Hockey Super League (1993)
  • Turkish Ice Hockey First League
  • Turkish Ice Hockey Women's League (2007)

Europe

  • Alpenliga (1991–1999) - multinational league with teams from Austria, Italy and Slovenia. Replaced by the International Ice Hockey League (1999–2000)
  • Eastern European Hockey League (1995–2005) - multinational league with teams from Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Russia and Poland.
  • European Hockey League (1996–2000)

The International Independent Hockey League (IIHL) was an independent low-level professional hockey league that played in late 2003 before falling apart in 2004. ... The European Hockey League was European ice hockey club competition from 1996 to 2000. ...

Austria

The Austrian Hockey League is the highest-level ice hockey league in Austria. ...

Belarus

... A mere four teams took part in this competition: Dynamo Minsk (which changed its name to Tivali Minsk), Plymir Novopolock, Neman Grodno and a fourth participant, which was the overall winner. ...

Belgium

  • RBIHF - Royal Belgian League http://www.kbijf.be/teams.php

Croatia

  • Croatian_Ice_Hockey_Championship

Czech Republic

The Czech Extraliga is the highest-level ice hockey league in the Czech Republic. ...

Denmark

Oddset Ligaen is the premier league in Danish ice hockey. ...

Estonia

  • Eesti Jäähoki Liit

The Eesti Jäähoki Liit is the Estonian hockey league. ...

Finland

  • SM-liiga (1975)
  • Mestis (renamed in 2000)
  • Suomi-sarja

logo of SM-liiga SM-liiga is the top professional ice hockey league in Finland. ... Mestis is the second-highest ice hockey league in Finland. ... The Suomi-sarja is Finlands third-highest professional ice hockey league in Finland. ...

France

The Ligue Magnus is the name of the national French hockey championship created in 1903. ...

Germany

  • 1st Bundesliga (ice hockey) (1958–1994, replaced by DEL)

Deutsche Eishockey-Liga (German Hockey League, shortname DEL) is a German high-calibre ice hockey league, and has the highest number of American and Canadian players overseas. ... The 2nd Eishockey-Bundesliga is the second tier of Ice hockey in Germany. ... The Oberliga (translation: over-league) is, in Germany, the third highest level at which the sport of Ice hockey is played. ...

Hungary

  • OB I. Bajnokság

The Borsodi Jégkorong Liga (Borsodi Ice Hockey League) is the first line of the Hungarian Ice Hockey Championship. ...

Iceland

  • Icelandic Ice Hockey League

Ireland

  • Irish Ice Hockey League

The Irish Ice Hockey League is an amateur ice hockey league in Ireland. ...

Italy

Serie A (full name: la Serie A di hockey su ghiaccio, or A Series of ice hockey) is the name of the top tier of professional ice hockey in Italy, which first began play in 1924. ...

Kazakhstan

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Latvia

  • Continental Hockey League
  • Latvian Hockey League
  • Latvian amateur hockey league (Latvijas Amatieru Hokeja līga/AHL)
  • Riga Open Championship (Rīgas Atklātais Čempionāts)
  • Independent Amateur hockey league (Neatkarīgā Amatieru hokeja līga/NAHL)

... Latvia hockey league In this 2005/06 participates 7 teams: HK Riga 2000 ASK/Ogre DHK Latgale Vilki OP/LaRocca Liepājas Metalurgs SK Rīga 20 SC Energija Results Results and statistics from season 2004/05 Results and statistics from season 2003/04 Results and statistics from season 2002...

The Netherlands

  • Eredivisie

Norway

  • GET-ligaen

GET-Ligaen is the premier Norwegian ice hockey league. ...

Poland

  • Polska Liga Hokejowa

Romania

  • Liga Naţională de hochei

Russia

... The Russian Superleague is the highest division of the main professional ice hockey league in Russia, and is commonly considered second-best in the world after the NHL. It is part of the Russian Pro Hockey League which is composed of two divisions, the Superleague and the Vysshaya Liga (Premier...

Slovakia

Slovak Extraliga is the name of the highest-level ice hockey league in Slovakia. ...

Slovenia

  • Slovenian Hockey League

Spain

  • Superliga Española de Hockey Hielo

Superliga Española de Hockey Hielo or LEH is the spanish national league of ice hockey. ...

Sweden

This article is about the ice hockey league. ... Allsvenskan, since season 2005-06 called HockeyAllsvenskan, is the name of the second highest-level Swedish ice hockey league, which consists of 16 teams. ...

Switzerland

  • National League A (1908)
  • National League B
  • 1. Liga

Turkey

(Leagues involve teams from both Europe and Asia)

  • Turkish Ice Hockey Super League (1993)
  • Turkish Ice Hockey First League
  • Turkish Ice Hockey Women's League (2007)

Ukraine

  • Ukrainian Supreme League

United Kingdom

Defunct Leagues The Elite Ice Hockey League (also known for sponsorship reasons as the bmibaby Elite League) is a professional ice hockey league in the United Kingdom. ... The EPIHL logo. ... The English National Hockey League is an ice hockey league in England. ... The Scottish National League is the ice hockey league in Scotland. ...

The British National League is a defunct second-level professional ice hockey league in the United Kingdom. ... Ice Hockey Superleagues logo. ... The British Hockey League was the top-flight ice hockey league in the United Kingdom from 1982 until 1996, when it was replaced by the Ice Hockey Superleague and the British National League. ...

English Ice Hockey Association Women's Leagues

  • Women's Premier League
  • Women's Division 1 North
  • Women's Division 1 South

Womens Ice Hockey in the United Kingdom is administered by the English and Scottish Ice Hockey Associations. ... Womens Ice Hockey in the United Kingdom is administered by the English and Scottish Ice Hockey Associations. ... Womens Ice Hockey in the United Kingdom is administered by the English and Scottish Ice Hockey Associations. ...

Oceania

The Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL) is Australias top-level ice hockey league. ... The NZIHL is the New Zealand ice hockey national league. ... NHL redirects here. ... The classic NHL shield logo, used until the end of the 2004 lockout. ... The Original Six is a well-known term for the six teams which comprised the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 25 seasons between the 1942-43 NHL season and the 1967 NHL Expansion. ... The National Hockey League added six new franchises for the 1967-68 NHL season, doubling the size of the league. ... The following is a timeline describing the history of the National Hockey Leagues teams and their franchise histories. ... A list of National Hockey League seasons since inception of the league: 1917-18 | 1918-19 | 1919-20 | 1920-21 | 1921-22 | 1922-23 | 1923-24 | 1924-25 | 1925-26 | 1926-27 | 1927-28 | 1928-29 | 1929-30 | 1930-31 | 1931-32 | 1932-33 | 1933-34 | 1934-35 | 1935-36... This is a list of the most frequent National Hockey League playoff series in league history. ... The Stanley Cup This is a list of Stanley Cup champions, including finalists and challengers. ... Rivalries in the National Hockey League (NHL) have occurred between many teams and cities. ... This is a list of teams that once played in the National Hockey League but no longer exist. ... This is a list of National Hockey League players whose numbers have been formally retired by their teams. ... National Hockey League The list of National Hockey League (NHL) players is divided into the following lists: By specific groups Current players List of every NHL player List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of NHL... The three forwards – the centre, right wing and left wing – operate as a unit called a line. ... This is a list of National Hockey League head coaches (as of June 2007): List of Atlanta Flames head coaches List of the Kansas City Scouts and Colorado Rockies head coaches List of Hartford Whalers head coaches List of the Hamilton Tigers and Quebec Bulldogs head coaches List of New... This is a List of General Managers in the National Hockey League. ... This is a list of family relations in the National Hockey League. ... National Hockey League Commissioner is the highest executive official since 1993. ... This is a list of individual records recognized by the National Hockey League. ... This is a list of regular season records by National Hockey League teams: // Most Points: 132, by 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens Fewest Points: 21, by 1974-75 Washington Capitals Most Wins: 62, by 1995-96 Detroit Red Wings Fewest Wins: 8, by 1974-75 Washington Capitals Most Ties: 24, by... This is a list of National Hockey League statistical leaders, including the complete 2006-07 season. ... This is a list of NHL statistical leaders by country of birth, sorted by total points. ... The following is a list of ice hockey players who have scored 1000 points in the National Hockey League. ... For ice hockey players in the National Hockey League, scoring 500 regular season goals is considered a highly significant achievement. ... This is a List of NHL players who have scored at least 100 points in a regular season. ... This is a List of players who have scored 50 goals or more in regular season play. ... Mike Bossy, left, equalled the Rockets scoring mark. ... This is a list of NHL franchise playoff appearance streaks up to and including the 2006-07 season. ... This is a list of current NHL franchise post-season and Stanley Cup droughts. ... October 15, 1989: Gordie Howe congratulates Wayne on his 1,851st career point, breaking Howes record Upon his retirement on April 18, 1999, Wayne Gretzky held or shared 61 National Hockey League records. ... The following is a list of international ice hockey competitions where National Hockey League players have been able to participate. ... The National Womens Hockey League (NWHL) is the highest level of womens ice hockey in the world. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The World Cup of Hockey is the successor to the Canada Cup ice hockey tournament. ... The National Hockey League All-Star Game (French: Match des Étoiles de la Ligue Nationale de Hockey) is an exhibition hockey game that marks the midway point of the National Hockey Leagues regular season, with many of the leagues star players playing against each other. ... The NHL Challenge series allows select NHL teams to travel outside of North America to conduct training camp and participate in exhibition games. ... The NHL All-Star Celebrity Challenge was a benefit hockey game to raise money for Hockeys All-Star Kids and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. ... WHA redirects here. ... The following is a list of National Hockey League arenas including past, present, and future arenas: // Map of Arenas National Hockey League arenas HP Pavilion Honda Center General Motors Place Staples Center Jobing. ... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the... Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The National Hockey League presents numerous awards and trophies per year; some are given to National Hockey League teams, and other are given to players. ... The NHL All-Rookie Team is chosen by the Professional Hockey Writers Association from the best rookies in the National Hockey League at each position for the season just concluded based on their performance in that year. ... The National Hockey League (NHL) Trade Deadline is a date set by the NHL league office after which no trades will be allowed for the remainder of the season. ... Here are lists of National Hockey League players salaries. ... Referees attempt to break up a fight around the Tampa Bay goal during the first ice hockey playoff game between the Ottawa Senators and the Tampa Bay Lightning for the 2006 Stanley Cup. ... Categories: | ... The table below lists domestic sports leagues from around the world by total attendances for the last completed season. ... This is a list of National Hockey League mascots // Main article: Al the Octopus Al the Octopus is the eight legged mascot the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. ...

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