Swedish Ice Hockey Association

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Sweden
Swedish Ice Hockey Association logo.svg
Association name Swedish Ice Hockey Association
IIHF Code SWE
IIHF membership March 23, 1912
President Christer Englund
IIHF men's ranking 3
IIHF women's ranking 5
http://www.swehockey.se

The Swedish Ice Hockey Association (SIHA) or Svenska Ishockeyförbundet in Swedish, is an association of Swedish sports clubs with ice hockey activities.

SIHA was originally part of the Swedish Football Association but became an association of its own on November 17, 1922. In 1920, the SIHA became a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Apart from hockey, inline hockey is the province of the SIHA as well.

The association's general secretary currently is Christer Englund.

Leagues and levels

In Sweden ice hockey is played nationwide in the following levels:

National teams

Sweden has seven national ice hockey teams:

Chairmen

Following persons have been chairmen.[1]

References

  • "GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT SWEDISH ICE HOCKEY" (PDF). The Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 7, 2006. Retrieved May 24, 2006. 
  1. ^ "Om Svenska Ishockeyförbundet" (in Swedish). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Archived from the original on 24 October 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 

External links

  • Svenska Ishockeyförbundet (Official site both in Swedish only)
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