Ice Hockey UK

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Great Britain
Association name Ice Hockey UK
IIHF membership 19 November 1908
President Bob Wilkinson
IIHF men's ranking 21
IIHF women's ranking 22

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]


  1. ^ Mackay, Duncan (2016-10-13). "Scotland backs plan for single ice hockey governing body in Britain". 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". Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  3. ^ a b Garry Glave. A Brief History Of International Ice Hockey. 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. 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". 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". 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 

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