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This is a list of ice hockey leagues, both professional and amateur, from around the world; parentheses denote year of establishment and, where applicable, year of disestablishment.

WorldEdit

North AmericaEdit

Major professionalEdit

Minor professionalEdit

Semi-ProEdit

JuniorEdit

Major juniorEdit

Note: that the Major Junior level is considered professional by some authorities, including the NCAA, as its players earn a small stipend.

Junior AEdit

Canadian Junior A LeaguesEdit

(*) Quebec Junior "AAA" is equal to Ontario Junior "A"

American Junior A LeaguesEdit
Independent Junior A LeaguesEdit

Junior BEdit

Canadian Junior B LeaguesEdit

(*) Quebec Junior "AA" is equal to Ontario Junior "B"

American Junior B LeaguesEdit

Junior CEdit

Canadian Junior C LeaguesEdit

(*) Quebec Junior "A" is equal to Ontario Junior "C"

Junior DEdit

(*) Quebec Junior "B" is equal to Ontario Junior "D"

CollegeEdit

CIS Hockey (Canada)Edit
NCAA Hockey (United States)Edit

Note: The Northeast-10 sponsors a championship for its members that play ice hockey, but the NCAA doesn't currently sponsor a national championship at the Division II level.

Club HockeyEdit

Note: there are also many independent teams in all three ACHA divisions in addition to the many within the hockey conferences and leagues.

Junior CollegeEdit

Women'sEdit

SeniorEdit

Sanctioned by Hockey Canada or USA HockeyEdit
CanadaEdit
United StatesEdit
UnsanctionedEdit

School and youthEdit

High SchoolEdit

Defunct leaguesEdit

Disabled Hockey LeaguesEdit

Leagues for Disabled Hockey Players

List of leagues and teamsEdit

Main article: List of ice hockey teams in the United States and Canada

EurasiaEdit

AsiaEdit

JapanEdit

Defunct Japan Ice Hockey League

Republic of ChinaEdit

KazakhstanEdit

KyrgyzstanEdit

MalaysiaEdit

MongoliaEdit

North KoreaEdit

SingaporeEdit

South KoreaEdit

ThailandEdit

TurkeyEdit

(Leagues involve teams from both Europe and Asia)

United Arab EmiratesEdit

EuropeEdit

ArmeniaEdit

AustriaEdit

BelarusEdit

BelgiumEdit

BulgariaEdit

CroatiaEdit

Czech RepublicEdit

CzechoslovakiaEdit

DenmarkEdit

East GermanyEdit

EstoniaEdit

FinlandEdit

Defunct

Women Edit

FranceEdit

GermanyEdit

GreeceEdit

HungaryEdit

IcelandEdit

IrelandEdit

ItalyEdit

Semi-proEdit

AmateurEdit

Junior and youthEdit

  • Under 20 (2 national divisions)
  • Under 17 (2 national divisions)
  • Under 15 (many regional divisions)
  • Under 13 (many regional divisions)
  • Under 11 (many regional divisions)
  • Under 8 (many regional divisions)

WomenEdit

KazakhstanEdit

LatviaEdit

MexicoEdit

The NetherlandsEdit

NorwayEdit

PolandEdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

Major professionalEdit

Minor professionalEdit
Semi-proEdit
JuniorEdit
YouthEdit
  • Moscow Region
  • North-West Region
  • Volga River Region
  • Ural Region
  • Siberia/Far East Region
DefunctEdit

SerbiaEdit

SlovakiaEdit

SloveniaEdit

Soviet UnionEdit

SpainEdit

SwedenEdit

MenEdit

  • Elitserien (New name for the league in 1975. The national championship has been played since 1922 in other forms. 12 teams)
  • HockeyAllsvenskan (The Swedish second league, that can compare in quality with many countries' first league. The four best teams compete in the end of the season with the two worst placed team in Elitserien. 14 teams.)
  • Swedish Division 1 (Divided into 6 regions, A-F. The three best teams in each region make 3 new series in the end and the three winners will compete with the last three in HockeyAllsvenskan for a place in the higher league. 56 teams at the moment.)
  • Swedish Division 2 (Divided into 11 regions. Around 100 teams, many U20-teams also play here.)
  • Swedish Division 3 (Divided into 13 regions.)
  • Swedish Division 4 (Divided into 6 regions. In Stockholm called the "Swedish Iron League", does not cover all of Sweden.)
  • J20 SuperElit (Under 20, junior league.)
  • J18 Elit (Under 18, divided into 4 regions.)
  • U16 (Youth, under 16, divided into 8 groups. 24 teams)
  • Korpen ("The raven" in English, amateur leagues in different cities.)

WomenEdit

Riksserien (Highest league, 8 teams.)

SwitzerlandEdit

TurkeyEdit

(Leagues involve teams from both Europe and Asia)

UkraineEdit

United KingdomEdit

Defunct Leagues

English Ice Hockey Association Women's Leagues

YugoslaviaEdit

OceaniaEdit

ReferencesEdit

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