Swedish Ice Hockey Association

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Swedish Ice Hockey Association logo.svg
Association name Swedish Ice Hockey Association
Founded 17 November 1922 (1922-11-17)
IIHF membership March 23, 1912
President Christer Englund
IIHF men's ranking 3
IIHF women's ranking 5

The Swedish Ice Hockey Association (SIHA) or Svenska Ishockeyförbundet in Swedish, is an association of Swedish sports clubs with ice hockey activities. It was established in Stockholm on 17 November 1920, before that organized ice hockey in Sweden had been administered by the Swedish Football Association. In 1920, Sweden became a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Apart from ice 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:


Following persons have been chairmen.[1]


  • "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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