Is Illinois getting a hockey team? After several years of discussion, Illinois announced Monday afternoon that it has discontinued its exploratory phase of adding a men’s hockey team. Effective immediately, the athletic department said it will end its efforts to pursue hockey at the university.
Is Illinois State hockey D1? The organization plays under the American Collegiate Hockey Association or the ACHA at D1, D2, And D3 levels. All three Redbird hockey teams are a force to be reckoned with in their divisions.
What is TI hockey? Throughout North America, Team Illinois is the most respected Tier I, AAA Hockey Organization in Illinois. Team Illinois participates in the finest, most competitive AAA league in the United States as well as the most prestigious tournaments in North America.
Does Illinois have high school hockey? Illinois High School Hockey is run by the Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois (AHAI). Some high schools are big enough to have their own hockey clubs (sometimes referred to as “pure teams”), other high schools join together to create clubs (referred to as “combined teams”).