World War II lasted between 1939 and 1945. In that time all IIHF events and Olympic Games were cancelled. There were disruptions in hockey in Canada and the United States as many hockey players enlisted in the military forces. The hockey leagues in Great Britain were cancelled. North American Players killed in the War[edit | edit source] Russell McConnell - McGill University Alum turned down pro offer to serve in Royal Canadian Navy Dudley Garrett - AHL's Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award for top rookie named in his memory Joe Turner - IHL's Turner Cup league playoff championship named in his memory Retrieved from "https://icehockey.fandom.com/wiki/World_War_II?oldid=644747" Categories: Misc. Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.