Canadian Amateur Hockey Association
Where it all began
Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. Hockey Canada is the official governing body of hockey in Canada, representing the country as a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. In an era of growing professionalism see SPORTS HISTORY , the association maintained a strict code of amateurism, and it was not until that the code was liberalized so that players could receive payment for loss of time or could take part in exhibitions against professionals. In sponsorship was eliminated and was replaced by an amateur draft for players reaching a certain age. Today, no formal agreement exists between professional and amateur hockey. The association currently has over registered members. Hockey Canada The website for Hockey Canada, an organization that oversees amateur hockey programming and events from entry level to international competitions.
Canadian Amateur Hockey League
Amateur Hockey Leagues formed the basis of hockey as we know it today. Starting with the Amateur Hockey Association in we look at these leagues and their history over time. Most hockey historians trace the modern game back to the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada This league is also sometimes referred to as the Dominion Hockey Association.
Skip to content. It was the second ice hockey league organized in Canada, after one in Kingston, Ontario started in It was organized to provide a longer season to determine the Canadian champion.