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Windsor, Ontario

2019 Annual General Meeting

May 17 to 19, 2019 — Windsor, Ontario

SIHR's 28th Annual General Meeting will be held in Windsor, Ontario. The first SIHR meeting ever held in the Rose City is being organized by SIHR member, longtime Windsor Star columnist and sports aficionado Bob Duff, with support from vice-president Bill Sproule. Save the date, because Windsor has a rich hockey history, including but not limited to the many reincarnations of the Spitfires.

Details available soon.

Nominations Sought for the Paul Kitchen, and Brian McFarlane Awards

Nominations are being accepted from SIHR members in good standing to recognize recipients of two SIHR awards given annually, the Brian McFarlane, and the Paul Kitchen Awards.

The Brian McFarlane Award recognizes SIHR members in good standing as recognition for continued outstanding research and writing in any media, including the Hockey Research Journal and/or presentations at SIHR meetings. Recipients of the Award must be members in good standing. A previous recipient of the Award will not be eligible to receive it again. The list of previous award winners is available here.

The Paul Kitchen Award is awarded for best research project produced during the 2018 calendar year. The criteria for a qualifying project includes a book (printed or digital), documentary, and any other digital form of expression (website, blog, Facebook page, etc.). One need not be a member of SIHR to qualify for the Paul Kitchen Award.

SIHR Directors will vote to recognize the winning nominees. Please send your nomination(s) accompanied by a brief rationale to until March 31.

These Awards along with the President’s Award will be announced and presented at the Annual General Meeting in Windsor on May 18.

Guest Speaker Series

Visit the Society's YouTube page to view recordings of past meeting guests and presenters such as Dave Burrows, Gilles Gratton, Red Kelly and many more.

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Members posing at the 2017 AGM of the SIHR in Ottawa

Ken Dryden Statue at Passion: Hockey in Montreal

Feature - April 2018

What's new with the old NHL stats?
Jean-Patrice Martel

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