From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of American Independence Day, we feature the 2011 World Championship final, where the United States captured their third consecutive Gold medal, thanks to the overtime heroics of star forward Hilary Knight.
From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of not only Canada Day, but Roberto Luongo’s recent induction to the Hockey Hall of Fame, we feature the historic 2010 Olympic Gold Medal Game, where the heroics of Sidney Crosby and “Bobby Lu” won Canada their eighth Olympic Gold medal.
Following a charity game held in his hometown of Krasnoyarsk, Russian forward Alexander Syomin’s career is officially over, wrapping after 19 pro seasons in both the United States and Russia, a Gagarin Cup title and two World Championship Gold medals. Continue reading →
The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2022 on 14 November, with a trio of Swedish forwards, anchored by a Finnish defender and a Canadian goaltender, with numerous International Hockey Lineal Championships between them, joining the ranks of the Hall in Toronto. Continue reading →
After finishing dead last in the National Hockey League just five years ago, the Colorado Avalanche have come back to the top of the mountain in the hockey world, capturing the Stanley Cup in six games against the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning. Continue reading →
The National Hockey League completed its awards distribution for the 2021-22 season with the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals, with thirteen IHLC holders representing seven countries taking home trophies handed out over the past month. Continue reading →
From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of Swedish Sveriges nationaldag (National Day), and in light of Finland winning the most recent World Championship on home ice, we feature the last time the home team took home Gold, when Tre Kronor triumphed in Stockholm in 2013.
Switzerland scored first, but hosts Sweden dominated the last 55 minutes to become the first home team to win Gold since 1986. It is the nation’s ninth World Championship Gold medal. Continue reading →
The schedule for the rescheduled 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, restarting the tournament in Edmonton, Canada following the cancellation of December’s tournament due to an outbreak of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Continue reading →
For the first time in its history, the IIHF Women’s World Championship will take place in an Olympic year, with the world’s top ten women’s teams convening in Denmark on 25 August to compete for the title of the world’s best, just six months after wrapping up the Olympics in Beijing. Continue reading →
The only player eligible to join in this year’s World Championship, forward Valtteri Filppula tonight joined Triple Gold Club by virtue of winning his second Gold Medal in three months with the Leijonat, becoming the 31st male and first Finnish player to join the club, adding to his Stanley Cup and Olympic Gold medal. Continue reading →
Sakari Manninen scored at 6:42 of the three-on-three unlimited overtime with a one-timer on a power play to give Finland a thrilling 4-3 win over Canada to win World Championship Gold. Continue reading →
Canadian forward Jason Spezza, who maintained a high level of play throughout his 19-year NHL career, along with numerous stints with the Canadian national team, today announced his retirement from hockey, opting to join the front office of his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs. Continue reading →
Finland wrapped up an impressive Group B campaign with a 3-0 victory over Czechia in Tampere. Tuesday’s victory secures top spot in the preliminary round and gives Jukka Jalonen’s team a quarter-final match-up against Slovakia here on Thursday. Continue reading →
With Denmark’s shocking elimination from the 2022 World Championship, the end of an era in Danish hockey has come to a close, as national team mainstay Frans Nielsen, the first Dane to find success in the NHL, announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 38. Continue reading →
A day before the group round came to a close at the 2022 World Championship, both relegation spots to Division IA in 2023 were clinched, with Italy and Great Britain gaining the dubious distinction of being sent down, at the hands of Kazakhstan and Austria, respectively. Continue reading →
A packed program of Saturday hockey in Tampere got off to a flying start as Team USA went the full distance against Group B’s unbeaten team, Sweden. Both teams held the lead during a 2-2 tie in regulation before Adam Gaudette won it for the U.S. with 11.4 seconds remaining in overtime. Continue reading →