Thai World Hockey League

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Thai World Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Founded 2003
No. of teams 4
Country  Thailand
Most recent champion(s) BNH Hospital Blades
Official website jogsports.com

The Thai World Hockey League is the ice hockey league in Thailand.

History[edit]

The Thai World Hockey League was founded by the American Scott Whitcomb and the Canadian Scott Murray in the year 2003, who both were players of the Flying Farangs, a Thailand based team of foreign ice hockey players who compete in club tournaments around Asia.[1]

The Thai World Hockey League consists of 50 per cent foreigners and 50 per cent domestic players.

Tournaments organized by the league are the Land of Smiles Classic and the City of Angels Cup. Up to 30 teams from 15 Asian countries participate in these tournaments every year.

Teams 2011-12[edit]

  • BNH Hospital Blades
  • D' Pelican Inn Flyers
  • Pattaya Oilers
  • Penalty Spot Slammers

TWHL champions[edit]

  • 2011/12: BNH Hospital Blades[2]
  • 2010/11: Pattaya Oilers[3]
  • 2009/10: Roadhouse Smokers
  • 2008/09: Wall Street Warriors
  • 2007/08: Curve Intrior Specialist Coyotes
  • 2006/07: Curve Contracting Coyotes
  • 2005/06: Jamcomb Sports Leafs
  • 2004/05: Curve Contracting Coyotes
  • Spring 2004: Office Bar Bruins
  • Autumn 2003: Klong Toey Whalers

References[edit]

  1. ^ cnngo.com, Hockey nights in Bangkok
  2. ^ "Champions in the world". International Ice Hockey Federation. 2012-08-11. Archived from the original on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  3. ^ bangkokpost.com, Pattaya Oilers win TWHL championship

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