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The D.K. (Doc) Seaman Hockey Resource Centre serves thousands of correspondents, media, administrators, teams, players, fans, students, teachers, museums and libraries each year.

Please contact us for inquires about our services and to book an appointment to visit the Resource Centre. If you are unable to visit the Resource Centre in person, we are able to assist you remotely.

416-360-7735 (ext. 400)

[email protected]

D.K. (Doc) Seaman Hockey Resource Centre
A Division of the Hockey Hall of Fame
400 Kipling Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M8V 3L1

Research and Editorial Services

The Resource Centre provides hockey enthusiasts research and editorial services with their appointment. The staff at the Resource Centre includes a core group of researchers possessing a wide range of expertise, a photographer with a full-service photographic lab, and a solid nucleus of volunteers.

Research assistance, based on an hourly fee, will be performed by the staff upon request. Fees are based on the type and extent of research required.

Available Services

  • Photographer
  • Full Service Photographic Lab
  • Research assistance performed on request
  • Equipment Authentication
  • Autograph Authentication/ Identification
  • Hockey Card and Memorabilia Appraisal
  • Online Research Services
  • Research Preparation
  • Photo Identification
  • Photo/Artifact Matching
  • Memorabilia and Preservation Advice

*Charges apply to all services. Please inquire for a quote.


The Hockey Hall of Fame has a knowledgeable staff with regards to fair market value of hockey collectibles. We also have an excellent core of contract and volunteer staff to appraise donated items.

For more information about appraisals on donated items, refer to section 2.0 Donations, Appraisals and Income Tax Receipts of the Donations and Collections Policy.

Images on Ice - Hockey's Photo Agency

More than a million digital images are available for media, publishers, licensees, photo enthusiasts and hockey fans worldwide.

This system supports the Hall's role as the "Official Photographer of the International Ice Hockey Federation," enabling the dissemination of images for each of the five top tiered Men's and Women's World Championship events. The IIHF archive alone has reached nearly 800,000 images, increasing by roughly 60,000 annually.

Browse Our Collection

Collections available through Images on Ice:

  • International Ice Hockey Federation including Men's and Women's World Championships, Winter Olympic Games, Men's, Women's and Junior World Championships
  • International Tournaments 1972 & 1974 Summit Series, Canada Cups, World Cups, Champions Hockey League, Kontinental Hockey League and more
  • National Hockey League All eras from birth of league (1917-18) to the current season
  • Hockey Hall of Fame Collections Covering amateur/professional leagues and championships annually; iconic photographer collections; and exclusive access to HHOF's Induction Celebration and events
  • Various Catalogued Images of amateur to professional leagues, players, coaches, trophies and arenas