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The International Hockey League was a professional ice hockey league in Canada and the USA that was formed in 1929 from the Canadian Professional Hockey League.

In 1936 the league began playing an interlocking schedule with the Canadian American Hockey League for two seasons before formally merging with that circuit on June 28,1938, under the new name the International-American Hockey League.


Team Location Arena Tenure Notes
Buffalo Bisons (IHL) Fort Erie, Ontario Peace Bridge Arena 1929-1936 join International-American Hockey League
Cleveland Indians Cleveland, Ohio Elysium Arena 1929-1934 renamed Cleveland Falcons
Detroit Olympics Detroit, Michigan Olympia 1929-1936

join International-American Hockey League as Pittsburgh Hornets

Hamilton Tigers Hamilton, Ontario Barton Street Arena 1929-1930 transfered to Syracuse renamed Syracuse Stars
London Tecumsehs London, Ontario London Arena 1929-1936 folded
Niagara Falls Cataracts Niagara Falls, Ontario Victoria Avenue Arena 1929-1930 folded
Toronto Millionaires Toronto, Ontario Arena Gardens 1929-1930 folded
Windsor Bulldogs Windsor, Ontario Windsor Arena 1929-1936 joined Michigan-Ontario Hockey League
Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Duquesne Gardens 1930-1932 folded
Syracuse Stars Geddes, New York State Fair Coliseum 1930-1936 join International-American Hockey League
Cleveland Falcons Cleveland, Ohio Elysium Arena 1934-1936 join International-American Hockey League
Pittsburgh Shamrocks Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Duquesne Gardens 1935-1936 folded; replace by Pittsburgh Hornets in International-American Hockey League
Rochester Cardinals Rochester, New York Edgerton Park Arena 1935-1936 folded


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