Society for International Hockey Research

The SIHR is a network of researchers, writers, statisticians, broadcasters, academics and collectors passionate about all aspects of hockey on ice.

Our objective is to promote, develop and encourage the study of the game as a significant international athletic and popular social institution, and to establish an accurate historical account of hockey through the years.

Membership is open to everyone. To learn more, visit our membership page.


SIHR Sweater Museum

Sweater Museum

Research Journal

Research Journal

SIHR Bulletin

Quarterly Bulletin

Origins of Hockey


2017 Election, May 6 to May 14

The current office terms for all positions on the board of directors will expire at the upcoming annual general meeting in Gatineau, Quebec, on May 20, 2017. Only the positions of Regional Vice-President, Ontario and Regional Vice-President USA East are being contested. More

2017 AGM in Ottawa-Gatineau

2017 General Meeting

May 19, 20 and 21, Ottawa - Gatineau

The Society is partnering with the Canadian Museum of History to hold its 2017 annual general meeting in Canada's Capital Region.

Come and experience the excitement as the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau welcome the world to a year-long celebration of experiences, festivals and events to mark Canada's 150th birthday.
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