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2020 Annual General Meeting

May 1 - 3, St. Catharines, Ontario

An exciting Spring Meeting is being planned for St. Catharines, Ontario on May 1-3, 2020. A Meet and Greet will be held on Friday evening and a full day of presentations and an optional evening dinner will follow on Saturday, May 2nd.

The Saturday presentations will at the Niagara College Residence and Conference Centre (137 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake) and arrangements have been finalized for members to stay in the College Residence or a nearby hotel.

St. Catharines


Residence and Conference Centre

The Residence and Conference Centre is located on the Niagara College campus (137 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake) where the Saturday presentations will be held. It is located on the east side of St. Catharines, near the QEW Freeway. A group rate of $99.95/per night + tax is available and meeting attendees can book a room with the exclusive Promo Code 9680. Website:

The group rate is available for the May 1-3, 2020 so attendees should book their room by April 1st to receive the discounted rate.

To book online, visit and use promo code 9680.

Holiday Inn Expreess

The Holiday Inn Express is located at 524 York Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and is only a short drive to the Saturday sessions on the Niagara College campus. Attendees wishing to stay at this hotel can call 1-800-465-4329 (Holiday Inn Express), and request the group code "NCC" or book online through the link below. Follow the link, then scroll to the check in/check out date sections and the group code/room block will show up after they input May 1 Check-in and May 3 Check-out.

Booking link: Click here

The group rate of $159/per night + tax is being held until April 1st, so if one tries to book after the cut-off date, the link will not work, and this special rate will also no longer be available. Room space is based on hotel and group availability at the time of booking, to avoid disappointment so book early.

2019 Fall Meeting Summary

October 18 - 20, Quebec City

Read the recap of the SIHR meeting which took place in one of North America's most beautiful and historic cities!

Meeting summary

A view of the National Assembly of Quebec on the morning of October 19, 2019. (Photo: James Milks)

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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2019 Ernie Fitzsimmons Award Recipient Benny Ercolani


SIHR is proud to announce the creation of the Ernie Fitzsimmons Award for excellence in the field of hockey statistical/research publication. NHL statistician Benny Ercolani was announced as the inaugural winner on October 19, 2019.

Learn more about each of the awards presented annually by the Society here.

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