Branko Radivojevič Retires Following Dukla Trenčín Elimination


Slovak forward Branko Radivojevič, a key part of the Slovakian national team since the 2000 World Junior Championship, announced his retirement from hockey at age 38, after his club team, HK Dukla Trenčín, was eliminated from the Slovak Extraliga playoffs.
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Jenni Asserholt Retires From HV71, Damkronorna


Swedish star winger Jenni Asserholt, who served as captain for both the club team HV71 and the national Damkronorna, who retired from the latter in 2016, formally announced her retirement from pro hockey outright, at the age of 30.
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Minnesota Whitecaps Capture Isobel Cup In Inaugural NWHL Season


The first of two women’s hockey championships in a one week span has been crowned, with the expansion Minnesota Whitecaps defeating the Buffalo Beauts on home ice in a 2-1 overtime victory to capture the 2019 Isobel Cup.
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IHLC Results – Canada 2-0 United States – Feb. 17, 2019


🇨🇦 Canada 2-0 United States 🇺🇸
Exhibition Game
Little Caesars Arena, Detroit 🇺🇸
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Shannon Szabados made 38 saves in a spectacular shutout performance, and Canada’s National Women’s Team blanked the United States 2-0 on Sunday afternoon to win the Rivalry Series.
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IHLC Results – Canada 4-3 United States – Feb. 14, 2019


🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 United States 🇺🇸
Exhibition Game
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto 🇨🇦
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Marie-Philip Poulin and Jamie Lee Rattray led the way with a goal and an assist each, and Canada’s National Women’s Team held off a late push to edge the United States 4-3 on Thursday night and square up the Rivalry Series at a win apiece.
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IHLC Results – United States 1-0 Canada – Feb. 12, 2019


🇺🇸 United States 1-0 Canada 🇨🇦
Exhibition Game
Budweiser Gardens, London 🇨🇦
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Hilary Knight scored the game-winning goal and Alex Rigsby recorded a 33-save shutout as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Canada, 1-0, here tonight at the Budweiser Gardens in London to open up play in the 2019 Rivalry Series.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 4-2 Russia – Feb. 9, 2019


🇸🇪 Sweden 4-2 Russia 🇷🇺
Beijer Hockey Games
Hovet, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Saturday, February 9, 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
04:28 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Rasmussen, high sticking double minor
06:59 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Rafikov, interference
19:58 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Kadeikin, holding
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IHLC Results – Russia 3-2 Finland (SO) – Feb. 7, 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Finland 🇫🇮 (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Arena 2000, Yaroslavl 🇷🇺
Thursday, February 7, 2019

In Yaroslavl, the senior Russian national team defeated Finland for the third time in the 2018/2019 Euro Hockey Tour, clinching a dramatic 3:2 victory on penalty shots.
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2019, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with two native Slovaks and the top women’s player in history highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Miroslav Šatan, Žigmund Pálffy, Hayley Wickenheiser, Jörgen Jönsson and Mike Modano to the Hall. Continue reading