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$45 CAD per year

Membership in SIHR is $45 CAD / year open to everyone, and offers a variety of benefits and resources.

Whether you are an amateur researcher, an established historian or just a fan of all things hockey, there is a place for you.

Memberships are valid for a full year from the day you become a member.

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Benefits of Membership

News and Research

SIHR Bulletin

Access issues of the society's quarterly news bulletin and consult the entire catalog dating back to 1991.

Annual Research Journal

Members receive a copy of the research journal and can consult digital copies of all past issues.

International Player Database

Search the database of players dating back to the late 1800s. In addition to league and tournament statistics of pro and amateur leagues, many profiles include notes and biographies as well as photos. [ View sample ]

Hockey Origins Reference Database

Browse the world's most extensive collection of historical references to stick and ball games played on ground and on ice and learn about the evolution of the game of ice hockey. [View samples]


Semi-annual Conferences

SIHR holds both a spring and a fall meeting which is open to all members. In addition to many meeting specific events, all meetings include a Friday night "Meet & Greet" and a Saturday business meeting followed by member research presentations, guest speakers and a group dinner. [View past meeting summaries]

Regional Chapters and Special Invitations

Participate in regional chapter meetings and attend special events for members. Currently a chapter exists in Toronto, Quebec and Ottawa-Gatineau.

Member Directory

Consult the member directory to find and correspond with other members sharing similar research interests.

Email discussion forum

Ask questions and have discussions with other members on the SIHR email forum hosted by Yahoo groups.

Other Benefits

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