๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป IIHF Removes Minsk As 2021 World Championship Host


After months of pressure from political parties, hockey federations and tournament sponsors over holding half of the 2021 IIHF World Championship in Minsk, Belarus, the IIHF today announced they will remove Minsk as a co-host of the tournament, over safety concerns due to both COVID-19 and political unrest in the nation.
Continue reading

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Triple Gold Club Member Jay Bouwmeester Forced To Retire At 37


After a cardiac incident nearly cost him his life during a game in 2020, Canadian defender Jay Bouwmeester today formally announced his retirement from hockey at age 37, eleven months to the day of his near-fatal game.
Continue reading

IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 2-0 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ โ€“ 05 Jan 2021


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 2-0 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Tuesday, 05 January 2021

Trevor Zegras had a goal and assist and Spencer Knight was terrific in goal for the Americans as they won their fifth all-time gold medal with a flawless 2-0 win over Canada. It was a game of tight checking and stifling defence, blocked shots, great saves, and few great scoring chances.
Continue reading

IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 04 Jan 2021


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Monday, 04 January 2021

As it has every game this tournament, Canada roared out to an early lead and never looked back. Tonight, Russia was the victim, and the 5-0 score was richly dserved by the more determined and aggressive Canadians.
Continue reading

IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 02 Jan 2021


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Saturday, 02 January 2021

Canada scored two goals in the first period en route to a disciplined 3-0 win over the Czech Republic to advance to the semi-finals on Monday. The loss eliminates the Czechs, who last won a medal at the U20 in 2005 (bronze).
Continue reading

IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 31 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Thursday, 31 December 2020

From the opening faceoff Canada attacked the Finns wave after wave, pursuing every puck with purpose and taking away the Finnsโ€™ time to think. The result was a thoroughly dominating 4-1 win.
Continue reading

IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s


Thanks to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw nine games of competition this year on the men’s side, staying completely within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, due to May’s World Championships being cancelled in Switzerland.
Continue reading