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2021 Award Winners Announced
Monday, May 24, 2021 10:37

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 SIHR awards, which were announced at the 2021 Virtual AGM. See the winners

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A History of Hockey Violence: 1900–1926

The era in ice hockey from around the turn of the twentieth century and up until the formation of the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1917 doesn’t have a formal name, but it is sometimes referred to as the “pre-NHL era.” Or, up until the Western Canada Hockey League (WCHL) disbanded in 1926, and all of the best players gathered in a singular league, in the NHL, as the “pre-consolidation era.”

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SIHR Quarterly News Bulletin

Quarterly News Bulletin

The Bulletin is published quarterly and distributed to members electronically. It includes updates on the society's activities as well as member info, website updates and research articles. Read now
Hockey Research Journal

Hockey Research Journal

The Hockey Research Journal is a semi-regular publication featuring articles on a variety of topics ranging from player and team profiles to statistical analysis. Read now
Hockey Publication DB

Hockey Publication Database

A searchable growing index of hockey publications ranging from instructional books to collector compendiums with listings dating back to the 1800s. Go
Two Minutes for Reading So Good

Two Minutes for Reading So Good

Greg Oliver

Author Greg Oliver reviews hockey books and interviews authors. Read now
Hockey's Historic Highlights

Hockey's Historic Highlights

Glen Goodhand

Glen's long-running column on all things hockey with an emphasis on the Original Six era. Read now
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Over the Boards Blog

SIHR Members

Articles on various hockey related topics contributed by SIHR members. Read now