British Ice Hockey Association

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Great Britain
Association name British Ice Hockey Association
IIHF membership 19 November 1908

The British Ice Hockey Association (BIHA) was founded in 1913 and was the governing body of ice hockey in the United Kingdom during the 1913–14 season and between 1923 and 1999 when it was replaced by Ice Hockey UK.[1][2]

The founding ice hockey clubs were Cambridge University, Manchester, Oxford Canadians, Princes and Royal Engineers. The first President of BIHA was Major B M "Peter" Patton.



  1. ^ Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice. p. 123. Retrieved 2016-10-28. 
  2. ^ Garry Glave. A Brief History Of International Ice Hockey. p. 40. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 

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