Welcome to the History Of Hockey website. Please browse through our pages to learn about the origins and development of the world’s fastest sport.
You will find information about North American ice hockey (both the National Hockey League and the World Hockey Association), international ice hockey tournaments as well as various roller/inline hockey organizations.
The section about the foundation and growth of the National Hockey League is on four pages:
There also pages about the National Hockey League’s various outdoor contests (the Winter Classic and the Stadium Series games as well as a look at the jerseys worn at the 2014 Winter Olympics), its championship trophy the Stanley Cup and the heated rivalries between the New York Rangers and their metro New York area neighbors the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils. A Battle Of Quebec page looks at the great rivalry between the Montreal Canadiens and the Quebec Nordiques.
The section about the development of roller / inline hockey is also on four separate pages:
There is also a page featuring ugly hockey jerseys and the evolution of the NHL goaltender mask.
Another page provides links to episodes from a hilarious ice hockey beer league series called “The Ramsay Downholers”.
The Manhattan Roller Hockey League, in their partnership with the Yorkville Youth Athletic Association, will be offering a Spring 2016 instructional program for children in Grades 1 through 6. Details about the program are on the YYAA Roller Hockey page.