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New SIHR Website Launched
Monday, March 08, 2021 14:15

It has been a long time coming, but the SIHR is proud to announce the launch of its new website.

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2021 Virtual AGM
Saturday, May 15, 2021

SIHR is planning a virtual spring meeting using Zoom on Saturday afternoon, May 15, 2021. More details will become available as the date approaches. Bill Sproule is helping coordinate the meeting and if you are interested in making a presentation (15-20 minutes), please contact Bill ( with a presentation title or topic by March 31st.

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Trafford Hicks: Harvard star in Hobey Baker’s shadow

Organized ice hockey had relatively deep roots in New England, with Concord in New Hampshire appearing as somewhat of an early cradle, where St. Paul’s School under direction of coach Malcolm Kenneth Gordon ran an intramural program from the late 1880s/early 1890s, eventually producing such talent as the famed skating virtuoso Hobey Baker during the first decade of the 1900s.

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SIHR’s Behind the Boards | Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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
Over the Boards Blog

Over the Boards Blog

SIHR Members

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