Swedish Women’s Team Vows Boycott For 2019-20 Season


Similar to a scenario that played out in 2017 with the U.S. women’s team, today all 43 members of the Swedish women’s national program announced they will boycott participation in any further international competition, including November’s Four Nations Cup in Luleå.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 6-3 Finland – 03 Aug 2019


🇸🇪 Sweden 6-3 Finland 🇫🇮
World Junior Summer Showcase
USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth 🇺🇸
Saturday, 03 August 2019

The game started with a four-goal first period as Finland and Sweden netted two goals apiece. Sweden’s Samuel Fagemo starting the scoring 7:44 into the frame when he converted a 2-on-0 break over the shoulder of Finnish netminder Justus Annunen.
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IHLC Results – Finland 6-5 United States – 02 Aug 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 6-5 United States 🇺🇸
World Junior Summer Showcase
USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth 🇺🇸
Friday, 02 August 2019

The U.S. nearly opened the scoring six minutes in when Trevor Janicke skated down the left wall and fired a shot on goal that rolled over the shoulder of Finnish goaltender Jasper Patrikainen and fell inside the backside of his jersey before crossing the goal line.
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2020 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2020 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Lausanne and Zürich, Switzerland, returning to the nation for the first time since Bern and Kloten hosted in 2009.
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2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released


The 2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour schedule has been revealed to follow a nearly identical cadence to the previous year, with Czechia, Russia, Finland and Sweden starting up this season’s tournament in November.
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IHLC Results – Finland 8-3 Canada – 31 Jul 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 8-3 Canada 🇨🇦
World Junior Summer Showcase
USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth 🇺🇸
Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Seven different Finnish players recorded multi-point games to lead Finland past Canada, 8-3, in Wednesday’s opening contest here at USA Hockey Arena.
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Linda Välimäki Announces Retirement From Ilves


Just weeks after Riikka Sallinen retired from the Finnish national team, another key forward from this year’s Silver medal squad announced their retirement, with Linda Välimäki announcing on Twitter she is retiring from the game at age 29.
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IHLC Results – Finland 6-5 Czechia – 23 Jul 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 6-5 Czechia 🇨🇿
Exhibition Game
Vierumäki Ice Arena, Vierumäki 🇫🇮
Tuesday, 23 July 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
04:31 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Kučeřík, tripping
07:42 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Salonen, slashing
08:48 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Lundell, slashing
12:14 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Erholtz, interference
13:07 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – Teplý
13:27 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Klejna, kneeing
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IHLC Results – Finland 8-1 Switzerland – 22 Jul 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 8-1 Switzerland 🇨🇭
Exhibition Game
Vierumäki Ice Arena, Vierumäki 🇫🇮
Monday, 22 July 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
07:48 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Weibel, tripping
14:46 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Wetter, tripping
17:30 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Erholtz, slashing
18:48 – 🇫🇮 SH GOAL – Salonen (Kokkonen)
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Niklas Bäckström Retires From Tappara At Age 41


Finnish netminder Niklas Bäckström, a key to the Leijonat goaltending corps since 1998, today announced his retirement from Tappara of the Liiga, joining the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets as a European scout.
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