2015–16 Asia League Ice Hockey Season

Asia League Ice Hockey ALIH is an association which functions a skilled ice hockey league founded in East Asia, with nine teams from Japan China South Korea and Russia. The league is headquartered in Japan. At the end of the competitions every year the champion is awarded The Challenge Trophy.

2015–16 Asia League Ice Hockey Season

The union was formed in 2003 due to lessening popularity in the Japan Ice Hockey League and the folding of the Korea Ice Hockey League. It was formed with the goal of promoting hockey and developing players talents. The league initially included five teams in two countries. It expanded to highs of four countries 2004–05 season and nine teams 2005–06 season and it comprised eight teams from three countries last season 2013-14.

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2015–16 Asia League Ice Hockey Season

2015–16 Asia League Ice Hockey Season

Prior to the 2014-15 season a players HC Sakhalin from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Russia is affiliated to the league. The league draws most of its players from the home countries of its teams. However, to help build talent and raise the level of attractiveness the league allows each team a certain number of foreign imports on their roster.

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Asia League awards several awards each season in adding to The Championship Trophy. Prior to the 2008–09 season the awards were issued after the postseason but in that season they were issued during the break between the even season and postseason. The league presents awards for:

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Most Valuable Player

Young Guy of the Year

Best Goaltender

Best Offensive Defenceman

Best Defensive Defenceman

Best Offensive Forward

Best Defensive Forward

Best Playmaking Forward

Best Hockey Town

For most goals

Most assists

Most points

Best save percentage for goaltenders

Altogether of the awards, except for Best Hockey Town, are sponsored by an association or separate.

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