๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ P.K. Subban Retires Following 13 Year Career


Canadian defender P.K. Subban, a powerful offensive defenceman who became one of the most outgoing personalities in the National Hockey League, today announced his retirement from hockey due to recurring injuries at the age of 33.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Zdeno Chรกra Announces Retirement Following Illustrious 25 Year Career


Slovakian defenceman Zdeno Chรกra, whose towering presence (the tallest player in NHL history at 6’9) and dominating play terrorized NHL offences for a quarter century, today announced his retirement from hockey at the age of 45, following 25 pro seasons with Ottawa, Boston, Washington and the New York Islanders, ending his career signing a one-day contract with the Boston Bruins.
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป 2023 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Tampere, Finland and Rฤซga, Latvia, with the two previous Worlds hosts stepping in to replace Saint Petersburg, Russia as the hosts, who were stripped as hosts after Russia was banned from IIHF competition for their continued invasion of Ukraine.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ In Memoriam – Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 2011-12

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Today marks the anniversary of the tragic air disaster of Yak-Service Flight 9633 on 07 September 2011, that crashed near Yaroslavl, Russia, and killed the entire roster and staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL, and all but one of the flight crew members, when a pilot error caused the aircraft to fail its takeoff, running off the runway and crashing into a tower mast.

IIHF president Renรฉ Fasel declared the crash as “the darkest day in the history of our sport,” as fans from across the world, and in particular Russia and the eight other nations represented by team players and staff, mourned for the shocking and tragic loss. On this sad anniversary, TheIHLC.com commemorates this deep loss, and remember those who perished in the accident.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 2023 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, with the tournament set to return to being played during the holiday season in front of fans, with Halifax, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick hosting for Canada for the third straight year.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 2-1 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 04 Sep 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 2-1 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Womenโ€™s World Championship Gold Medal Game
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Sunday, 04 September 2022

Brianne Jenner scored both of Canada’s goals and Ann-Renรฉe Desbiens saved the Gold in the dying seconds, giving Canada their third straight major Gold with a 2-1 victory over the United States. It comes after the 2021 Women’s Worlds last August and Olympic Gold in Beijing this past February.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 10-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 03 Sep 2022


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 10-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Womenโ€™s World Championship Semifinal
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Saturday, 03 September 2022

Team USA scored six goals in the first period to put the game out of reach with speed and seeming ease, defeating Czechia by a 10-1 count and advancing to the Gold medal game tomorrow night. They will face the winner of tonightโ€™s CanadaSwitzerland tilt.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia Becomes Newest Women’s IHLC Contender


Just two days after Hungary became the first women’s hockey team to compete for the IHLC in a dozen years, today history was made once again at the 2022 Women’s World Championship, with Czechia stunning Finland in overtime of the quarterfinals, setting up a semifinal (and IHLC) matchup against the United States.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 12-1 Hungary ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ – 01 Sep 2022


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 12-1 Hungary ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Womenโ€™s World Championship Quarterfinal
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Thursday, 01 September 2022

Itโ€™s not often that a team wins a playoff game to advance to the semi-finals of a tournament that that is of secondary importance, but that was the case this afternoon.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IHLC Classics: ล atan’s Pair Sends Naลกi chlapci To Finals

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 Slovakia’s Constitution Day (Deลˆ รšstavy Slovenskej republiky), we look back at Slovakia’s unlikely run to the 2012 World Championship Gold Medal Game, where they knocked off neighbouring Czechia to punch their ticket to the finals.

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 3-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Championshipย Semifinal
Hartwall Areena, Helsinki ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Saturday, 19 May 2012

Miroslav ล atan’s second goal of the game, a beautiful short-handed marker early in the third, broke a 1-1 tie and led Slovakia to a 3-1 victory over the Czech Republic to give his team a place in the Gold medal game tomorrow.
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๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary Becomes First New Women’s IHLC Contender In 12 Years


In an international hockey world that seldom sees new nations emerge to contend for the International Hockey Lineal Championship, a wild series of events on the final day of group play at the 2022 Women’s World Championship means that Hungary will contend for the IHLC, making the Magyars the first women’s team in over a decade to contend for the IHLC.
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๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Denmark Relegated, France Promoted To 2023 Womenโ€™s Worlds


In one of the most shocking developments in recent World Championship history, it is Denmark, in front of a home crowd in Frederikshavn, hosting their first ever Championship tournament, who was relegated on home ice, thanks to a literal last-second goal by Germany, sending them to Division IA in 2023, with France set to take their place.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 5-2 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ – 30 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 5-2 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Womenโ€™s World Championship Preliminary Round
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Tuesday, 30 August 2022

Canada opened a 2-0 lead in the first period, but the United States stormed back to claim a 5-2 win in the finale of the preliminary round of Group A.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 9-0 Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต – 28 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 9-0 Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
Womenโ€™s World Championship Preliminary Round
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Sunday, 28 August 2022

Japan knew life in Group A of the Womenโ€™s Worlds would be radically different from Group B, and today they got a reminder of just how different. Canada stormed their goal for 60 minutes and skated to a 9-0 win this afternoon to re-join the United States at the top of the Group A standings.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-1 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ – 27 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-1 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
Womenโ€™s World Championship Preliminary Round
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Saturday, 27 August 2022

Sarah Fillier, the โ€œNext Oneโ€ whose time appears to be now, scored her first two goals of the tournament to lead Canada to a 4-1 win over Switzerland in Group A action in Herning tonight.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 25 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Womenโ€™s World Championship Preliminary Round
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Thursday, 25 August 2022

Marie-Philip Poulin had a goal and assist in the opening period to lead Canada to a 4-1 win over Finland tonight at KVIK Arena in Herning.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 Women’s World Championship


After over a year and a half of no international women’s hockey competition due to COVID-19, the puck is set to drop on a historic Women’s World Championship in Denmark, as the IIHF for the first time is hosting the tournament in the same year as an Olympic tournament.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-1 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 23 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-1 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Exhibition Game
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Tuesday, 23 August 2022

After golden years for the United States, the last 12 months were Canadaโ€™s months in womenโ€™s hockey. Gold at the 2021 IIHF Ice Hockey Womenโ€™s World Championship on home ice in Calgary last August, Olympic Gold in Beijing last February and again Gold at the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Womenโ€™s World Championship on American ice in Madison, Wisconsin.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (OT) โ€“ 20 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (OT)
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Saturday, 20 August 2022

Kent Johnson knocked in a loose puck at 3:20 of overtime to give Canada a 3-2 win over Finland and take the Gold medal at the 2022 World Junior Championship.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 14-1 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ – 20 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 14-1 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Exhibition Game
Rรธdovre Centrum Arena,ย Rรธdovreย ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Saturday, 20 August 2022

Marie-Philip Poulin and Sarah Fillier both scored four goals as Canada beat Denmark 14-1 in Rรธdovre.
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