What is in a Name? Corporate Takeovers Changing Hockey History

What is in a name? For hockey teams its moniker is almost as important as the town from which the team is from. Tampa Bay for example have the nickname Lightning as the Tampa Bay area is famous for its … Continue reading

EVENT: Olympic Pre Qualification Tournament Group J

The road to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi all starts with the Ice Hockey Qualification. The top sides will qualify automatically but there are spots available via qualification. The first step on the journey is the pre qualification tournaments. … Continue reading

EVENT: Spengler Cup 2012

The worlds oldest club cup competition once again its the ice in Davos, Switzerland. The annual by invite only tournament brings together some of the best teams in Europe and adds in a Canadian select side for good meassure. Dates: … Continue reading

Olympic Sports Should Inspire 2014 World Championship Bid From IHUK

UK Sport has been conducting a survey over the last 8 months of which sport people want to see the UK achieving success in over the summer. Surprisingly top the list was athletics. For the first time since 2002 the … Continue reading

The Options for KHL Expansion in the UK

With KHL president Alexander Medvedev announcing his plan for a trans European league comprising of 64 teams we thought it would be good to look at the options for a UK based KHL franchise. London The capital city has been … Continue reading

EVENT: 2013 Continental Cup

The 2013 IIHF Continental Cup will again use its group format to find the best club side in Europe. There are 4 stages with teams added at each stage and only the winners progressing to the 4 team Super Final … Continue reading

European Club Competition Back on the Agenda Following IIHF Forum

The IIHF’s Hockey Forum was an eye opener into the future of ice hockey. The Hockey Forum held in Barcelona brought together a number of participants involved in ice hockey across Europe and beyond. The outcomes from the forum are … Continue reading

EVENT: 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships

The 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships will take place between the cities of Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden. The Hartwall Areena will be the Venue in Helsinki whilst the Globe Arena will be the primary venue in Stockholm. It is … Continue reading

Dublin Puts Itself On the EIHL Expansion Map For 2013

The new national ice sports arena in Santry, Dublin may have only opened a few months ago but it is already proving to be a hit. Now the man behind the rink wants to bring professional ice hockey to the … Continue reading

EVENT: 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships Division 1 Group A

The 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships Division 1 Group A will take place for the third time in the city of Budapest, Hungary. The Papp Laszlo Sports Arena will be the Venue Venue Papp Laszlo Sports Arena, Budapest, Hungary Date … Continue reading