Former Great Britain star Tony Hand has been inducted into the IIHF Hall of Fame. The 49-year-old will receive the Richard ‘Bibi’ Torriani Award – for an outstanding career by a player from a non-top hockey nation – as part of the ... Read more»
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- Galkan is the first hockey champion of Turkmenistan (26 Feb 2014)
Turkmenistan approved as IIHF associate member
The IIHF Congress admitted Turkmenistan as associate member, the 74th country to enter in the hockey family, the third Central Asia country after Kazakhstan (1992) and Kyrgyzstan (2011).
Turkmenistan has currently three rinks including the 10.000 seats Winter Sports Palace in Ashgabat and launched the first domestic league last season, won by Galkan. The 2014-15 edition is underway