After ten years, program will be extended to CHL[more]
In the last ten years referees in Europe have got more international games thanks to the IIHF Referee Exchange Program in seven European countries. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
ZURICH – The European Referee Exchange Program celebrates its 10th anniversary by extending its coverage to the Champions Hockey League on top of games officiated by international referees in domestic competitions.
The IIHF initiative to improve and standardize officiating throughout...
In less than three weeks girls from all over the world will try hockey. Have you registered your event?
ZURICH – The fourth edition of the World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend with thousands of girls being introduced to the sport worldwide is approaching. Click here for more information...
Is bigger better?
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...
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,...
Annual Report is here
Season in review and photos - electronic or as book[more]
ZURICH – The 2014 IIHF Annual Report is here. Get the 144-page,...
Canada names candidates
Women’s national team prepares, Bonhomme retires[more]
CALGARY – Hockey Canada named 74 candidates for the women’s national team...