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...
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 IIHF.com.
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,...