International Independent Hockey League

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The International Independent Hockey League (IIHL) was an independent semi-professional ice hockey league that played for two months in the Great Lakes Region of the United States in Deecmber 2003 and January 2004.


The first IIHL game was played in December 2003 in Harbor Springs, Michigan, between the Northern Michigan Predators and the Lansing Ice Nuts. The league quickly gained a reputation for fluctuating schedules, folding teams and instability, and folded in January 2004 after approximately a dozen games were played. Players of note included former National Hockey League players Craig Coxe and Darren Banks.

See also[edit]

List of ice hockey leagues