The league held its annual meeting in September 1929, re-elected King as president, and renamed itself the International Hockey League.
The league renamed itself the German American Football Association in 1927.
In 1991, this league renamed itself the OHA Junior Development League.
In 1941, the league returned to a single-division format and renamed Gauliga Kurhessen, but with only nine clubs.
This league renamed itself the Eastern Hockey League for the 1979-80 season.
In the 2008-09 season, the league renamed their divisions to the Premier Division and First Division.
On March 15, 2006, the league renamed that award the Doug Hamilton Executive of the Year Award.
There was yet another shuffle with teams, but all the "new" teams that entered the league were veteran teams or renamed franchises.
The league renames its divisions due to relocating teams.
In 1993, the league which had increased its number of teams six-fold, officially incorporated as a not-for-profit and renamed as OCUA.