is the A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey ?
The A to Z is a free access
ice hockey resource, developed by The Ice Hockey Annual
and Graphyle Consultants, for hockey fans world-wide. The A to Z will always be a work in progress - constantly updated and expanded.
Based in the UK, we are compiling the A to Z to cover ice hockey across the globe - not
just links but details about hockey - players, people, teams, leagues, competitions,
awards, events, rinks, books, magazines, web sites etc
We would like to thank all the people who are contributing to this project - their efforts
are very much appreciated (check out Credits for a list of contributors).
Our special thanks go to our team of Consultants - Urs
Berger, Jan Casteels, Razvan
Codorean, Sylwek Cyba, Martin Harris, Patrick
Houda, Ville Hursti, Jimmy Kalyvas, Christophe Laparra, Martin
Laus, Gregorio Martín, Bryan McCready, Lars
Nikolaisen, Birger Nordmark, Johan Nyberg,
Mark Opalinski, Victor Oudintsev, Mikhail Starlychanov and
Dr Garth Vaughan -
for helping to make us truly
We would also like to acknowledge the following books, publications and
web sites which have been a great source of information - The Ice
Hockey Annual, International Ice Hockey Federation, Flashing Blades,
Global Ice Hockey, Årets
Eishockey Almanach, International Ice Hockey Guide, Ishockey, Svensk Ishockey 75 År, ePenaltybox.com,
Hockey Database, Eurohockey.net and the Hockey Logo Server.
We would also like to acknowledge
the support of members of the Society for International Hockey Research
and the Swedish Icehockey Historical and Statistical Society.
Any club logos displayed with team entries remain the copyright of those
the A to Z
The A to Z is an index, with entries filed
alphabetically in the sub-letter pages Aa through Zu.
To view an entry, use the main letter index on the navigation panel to open a
letter within the encyclopaedia,
use the Go To Index
bar or the Browse Page
bar (at the top of each page) to open a sub-letter index or a sub-letter
You could also try our Search
Visit the various sections of the encyclopaedia
by clicking on the appropriate heading in the centre of the navigation panel.
If you use the embedded links within the A to Z and
then use your browser's , you will need to double click to move
back to your previous position.
'Nicknames' are listed in single quote marks.
"Book" & "Film" titles are listed in double quote
marks (year books and annuals are listed without quote marks).
With the number of pages in the A to Z and the volume of information we are
dealing with, the pages are updated as and when additional information is
added to a page so, at the top of most pages we show when that page was last
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