The is the Eirball Index Page to the All-Time Results & Standings of Irish Ice Hockey Leagues. Ice Hockey has been played in Ireland since 1940 when the first Leagues were played in Belfast during WW2, mostly by Canadian Soldiers stationed there during the War but also by Irish Ice Hockey players. Leagues have come and gone since with the most recent being the Cross-Border Cup from 2016-17 to the present.
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The Eirball.hockey Archive is part of the Eirball.ie – Irish, North American and World Sports Archives
Below you will find links to the Results and Tables of various competitions in Ireland:
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North American Hockey Leagues
The Major Ice Hockey League systems around the World are the National Hockey League system (North America) which includes the American Hockey League, and has affiliates in the Elite Ice Hockey League and Australian Ice Hockey League (Commonwealth of Nations); Canadian Hockey League (Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League); Champions Hockey League (European Union Area); Kontinental Hockey League (Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States Area).
The National Hockey League was founded in Canada in 1917, and now hasteams throughout Canada & USA. The World Hockey Association was a Major League rival to the NHL in the 1970s and merged with the NHL in 1979.
National Hockey League System
(Major League) National Hockey League (USA & Canada) (Seasons): 2018-19
NHL Division alignments: 2020-21
(Major League) World Hockey Association (USA & Canada) (Overview):
Irish Major League Ice Hockey Directors:
College & State Ice Hockey
Ice Hockey is the official State Sport of Minnesota.
Minnesota Ice Hockey
Minnesota Ice Hockey: