Season Highlights

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2016: A Year in Review

As we enter 2017 and resume the hockey season, the OUIHC look back on a hugely successful 2016 and list ten highlights from the 131st year of Oxford ice hockey.   Alumni Gala, Relations & Hockey Hall of Fame In May, the OUIHC hosted the inaugural Alumni Gala, with current members and alumni from the [...]

Men’s Blues ice hockey – National Champions 2016

Oxford University Blues – National Champions 2015-16 With the regular season over, the Oxford University Blues took to the ice in Sheffield this past weekend (April 23rd/24th 2016) to compete for the annual British Universities Ice Hockey Association (BUIHA) division one National Championship. Seeded sixth out of nine going into the tournament despite going 5 [...]

Blood, Sweat and Tears: Oxford University Ice Hockey Club give top effort at the BUIHA’s Annual National Championships

  OUIHC Women's Blues at the 2016 Division 3 National Championships (Top row left to right) Lisa Choi (A), Rebecca Harding-Smith (A), Andrea Francisco, Gabi Smyth, Ellie Park, Nina Lindsay, Emma Walker-Silverman, (middle row left to right) Vanessa Lee, Mimi Pichette, Celine Collis, Jenn Lawrence (C), Fiona McKendrick, (front) Linda Perkio (G).   [...]

Men’s ice hockey – a Discretionary Full Blue sport

Caption: The Oxford University Blues prepare for their match against rivals the Oxford Blues (Final score: 6-1 win) Men's Blues Ice Hockey - a Discretionary Full Blue Sport The Oxford Men’s Blues, known in the top BUIHA league as the Oxford University Blues, continue to build on their successful season with an upgrade of Blues [...]

OUIHC Women’s Blues upgrade to Discretionary Full Blue status

On November 17th, 2015, the OUIHC women’s executive presented their case to the Women’s Blues Committee in order to upgrade their status from Half Blue to Discretionary Full Blue. Following a presentation and vote by Blues Committee members, the OUIHC women were successful in their bid. Discretionary Full Blue status now allows the awarding of [...]

Oxford Women’s Blues Defy Odds at National Championships

  Oxford Women’s Blues defy the odds at National Championships History was made at the division 1 non-checking National Championships in Sheffield this year. The Oxford Women’s Blues brought a roster of just 7 skaters and 2 goalies (due to unfortunate scheduling) and yet proved that they compete with the best division 1 non-checking teams. [...]

OUIHC Tour, Stockholm, Sweden

  Caption: Oxford University Blues Vs Brinken Vets.   OUIHC Tour Stockholm, Sweden Between Hilary and Trinity 2015, nine Men’s Blues and four Women’s Blues left the bubble of Oxford and ventured north to Scandinavia for the OUIHC tour. The OUIHC have been on numerous other tours including to Courchevel courtesy of alumnus John McCall [...]

Cambridge University Triumph in Restored Ice Hockey Varsity Match

Cambridge Blues Triumph in Restored Ice Hockey Varsity Match Despite having Blues status since 1933, it has been three years since a bona fide University Men’s Blues ice hockey team has played a recognised Varsity Match. Not since the Oxford Blues won by a score line of 17-1 in 2012 has an Oxford University ice [...]