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Smaller goalie becoming an endangered species in pro hockey[more]

Will shorter-than-average goalkeepers such as Jhonas Enroth become an endangered species in international and NHL hockey? Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
The average NHL and Olympic goaltender in 2014 is roughly four centimetres taller than his peers of 20 years ago.

There is an old adage in boxing that says a good big man will beat a good little man, although a good little man might make a lesser big man look foolish. In the last 20... [more]

Annual Report is here

Season in review and photos - electronic or as book[more]

The 2014 IIHF Annual Report will be released in mid-September.
ZURICH – The 2014 IIHF Annual Report is here. Get the 144-page, full-colour publication with many great photos for free as a PDF or order the book on [more]

Korea headed to the Olympics

National teams granted entry to PyeongChang 2018[more]

Korea will participate in the Olympic men's and women's ice hockey tournament for the first time since Nagano 1998. IIHF President René Fasel (bottom, right) made the announcement at the 2014 IIHF Semi-Annual Congress. Photo: Soohan Kim
TENERIFE – The Korean men’s and women’s national teams will be competing on home ice at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeonChang,... [more]

Poland gets Division IA Worlds

Krakow to host 2015 tournament [more]

Krakow's brand-new arena will be the site of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A. Photo: PIHF
TENERIFE – Krakow, Poland has been confirmed as the new host of the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Division I Group A World Championship. The re-allocation was made... [more]

Canada names candidates

Women’s national team prepares, Bonhomme retires[more]

CALGARY – Hockey Canada named 74 candidates for the women’s national team... [more]

Great Britain united

Scots say no in independence vote[more]

ZURICH – 55.42 per cent of the voters in Scotland have said no to independence... [more]

Hockey community growing

Almost 1.8 million registered players worldwide – plus 8.5%[more]

ZURICH – The number of registered ice hockey players has grown to 1,779,911... [more]

More Europeans to NHL

Cross-Atlantic movement increases; Swedes set record[more]

ZURICH – 62 European rookies either moved to or signed with NHL teams – that’s... [more]



Hockey heads back to Sochi

Miroslav Hlinka passes away

Swiss women honoured

More milestones for 2014-15

Motormen get back

New Swedish General Secretary

New job for Chibirev

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