The Swedish Ice Hockey Association
Visiting address: Tjurhorsgränd 6, 3rd floor
Mail address: Box 5204, 121 16 Johanneshov, Sweden
Telephone times: Monday-Friday 08.30-16.30
Phone: + 46 8 449 04 00
Fax: + 46 8 91 00 35
Telegram address: ”Ishockey” Stockholm
Official home site: http://www.swehockey.se
SIHA office employees
The Swedish Ice Hockey Association (SIHA) was established the 17th of November 1922. The SIHA became a member in The International Ice Hockey Federation in 1920. The reason why we became a member in IIHF so early is that SIHA from the beginning was a part of The Swedish Football Association.
Eight World Championship Gold Medals: 1953, 1957, 1962, 1987, 1991, 1992, 1998, 2006
Two Olympic Game Gold Medals: 1994, 2006
One Junior World Championship Gold Medal: 1981
Ten Junior European Championship Gold Medals: 1972, 1974
1977, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1998
One Women European Championship Gold Medal: 1996
Five Inline World Championship Gold Medals: 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009
There are 22 district ice hockey association´s in Sweden.
There are 598 ice hockey clubs and 2 311 teams in Swedish ice hockey.
There are a total of more than 82 000 players and referees.
There are 62 003 licensed players and referees. 3 892 are veterans, 11 563 are senior players over 20 years old, 41 053 are junior players younger than 20 years old, 3 075 are female players, 2 420 referees, 2 379 male referees and 41 female referees.
Inline hockey is a part of the SIHA and there are 2 800 licensed players who play inline hockey.
Sweden has 342 indoor arenas and 136 outdoor rinks. The first modern indoor arena, Rosenlundshallen in Jönköping, was built in 1958.
Ice hockey is played nation wide in the following levels: First league 12 teams (Elitserien in Swedish), Second league 16 teams (HockeyAllsvenskan in Swedish), League I (totally 57 teams in six divisions), League II, League III, League IV, League V, Veteran Ice Hockey, Women Ice Hockey, Junior under 20, Junior under 18, Junior under 17, Junior under 16, Junior under 15, Junior under 14, Junior under 13, Junior under 12, Junior under 11, Junior under 10, Girl league and School league.
We take part in international ice hockey tournaments with our eight national ice hockey teams: Team Sweden, Women’s National Team, Women´s National Team U18, Team U20, Team U19, Team U18, Team U17, Team U16 and the national inline team.
Ice hockey is played nationwide in the following levels:
12 teams (Elitserien in Swedish)
Second league 14 teams
(HockeyAllsvenskan in Swedish)
League I (totally 57 teams in six divisions)
Veteran Ice Hockey
Women Ice Hockey
Junior under 20
Junior under 18
Junior under 17
Junior under 16
Junior under 15
Junior under 14
Junior under 13
Junior under 12
Junior under 11
Junior under 10
Girl league and School league
We take part in international ice hockey tournaments with our eight
national ice hockey teams: Team Sweden, Women’s National Team, Women´s National Team U18, Team U20, Team U19, Team U18, Team U17, Team U16 and the national inline team.