Ice Hockey UK

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Great Britain
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Association name Ice Hockey UK
IIHF Code GBR
IIHF membership 19 November 1908
President Bob Wilkinson
IIHF men's ranking 21
IIHF women's ranking 22
http://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk

Ice Hockey UK (IHUK) is the national governing body of the sport of ice hockey in the United Kingdom.[1][2][3][4] Affiliated to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), IHUK is the internationally recognised umbrella body in the United Kingdom.[5] IHUK was created to replace the British Ice Hockey Association.[3]

The organisation is responsible to the IIHF for the good order of the sport in the UK.[6] The IHUK is charged with ensuring that all overseas players are properly cleared to play and that the rules and by-laws of the IIHF are upheld.[7]

Ice Hockey UK runs the national team, Great Britain men's national ice hockey team also known as Team GB.[8]

Ice Hockey has developed youth developed leagues to get better players.[9][10]

In 2016 Richard Grieveson was appointed head of Ice Hockey UK.[11][7][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mackay, Duncan (2016-10-13). "Scotland backs plan for single ice hockey governing body in Britain". Insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  2. ^ Mackay, Duncan (2016-09-25). "Plan to set up single governing body for ice hockey in UK to be investigated further". Insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  3. ^ a b Garry Glave. A Brief History Of International Ice Hockey. Books.google.co.uk. p. 40. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  4. ^ "NEWS: UK ice hockey review findings | Braehead Clan | Official Website". Braehead Clan. 2014-09-15. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  5. ^ by jonathancowley27 (2016-02-21). "Rene Fasel: 'Politics' holding Great Britain back". Ice Nation UK. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  6. ^ "Ice hockey UK chairman tells Mick Holland: All is not gloom and doom". 3 June 2013. 
  7. ^ a b Matthew Beedle (2016-09-09). "One governing body for UK ice hockey is Richard Grieveson's sole objective". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  8. ^ Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice. Books.google.co.uk. p. 123. Retrieved 2016-10-28. 
  9. ^ "Ice Hockey UK board planning to form an Under-20 League". Coventry Telegraph. 2014-06-12. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  10. ^ Mackay, Duncan (2016-07-02). "Ice Hockey UK launch under-12 and under-14 development squads as part of new ambitions". Insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  11. ^ "Dumfries' Richard Grieveson handed top role with Ice Hockey UK". Daily Record. 2016-02-08. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  12. ^ "Ice Hockey: GB's Olympic exit confirms the need for unified vision | Sport | The National". Thenational.scot. 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 

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