IIHF Announces More Tournaments Cancelled Due To Pandemic


After a few months of relative peace on the international hockey front, and even the return of international competition as recently as two weeks ago, the IIHF today announced that a number of international tournaments will be cancelled in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 08 Nov 2020


🇷🇺 Russia 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Sunday, 08 November 2020

In the concluding match of the 2020 Karjala Cup, the senior Russian national team proved too strong for Czechia, earning a 3-0 triumph at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 2-0 Finland 🇫🇮 – 07 Nov 2020


🇨🇿 Czechia 2-0 Finland 🇫🇮
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Saturday, 07 November 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
12:28 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Nestrašil (H. Zohorna, Galvas)
16:08 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Lenc, slashing
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🇷🇺 Alexander Svitov Announces Retirement At Age 38


Russian forward Alexander Svitov, known for his grinding style and aggressive physicality, today announced his retirement from pro hockey at age 38, after spending his final season in 2019-20 with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. Continue reading

IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 05 Nov 2020


🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Thursday, 05 November 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:37 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Jeřábek, hooking
16:25 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Lindqvist, delay of game
16:34 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – Hronek (Nestrašil, H. Zohorna)
17:18 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Bristedt, tripping
18:18 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – H. Zohorna (Nestrašil, Hronek)
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🇨🇿 Tomáš Rolinek Retires From Pro Hockey At Age 40


Czech forward Tomáš Rolinek, who captained the national team at three World Championships and to a Gold Medal in 2010, announced his retirement from pro hockey at age 40, after his final five seasons with Dynamo Pardubice of the Czech Extraliga.
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🇨🇿 🇫🇮 IHLC Classics: Hlaváč’s Golden Goal

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 State Day (also known as Den vzniku samostatného československého státu) in Czechia, we feature the first of three World titles for the Narodnitym in 1999, also featuring the first “Golden Goal” at the Worlds in 65 years.

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🇨🇿 Czechia 1-4 (1-0 OT) Finland 🇫🇮
World Championship Final, Game 2
Håkons Hall, Lillehammer 🇳🇴
Sunday, 16 May 1999

The Czech Republic added the World Ice Hockey Championship to its Olympic title on Sunday with a 1-0 overtime victory over Finland.

Jan Hlaváč ended a pulsating afternoon of hockey when he raced into the Finnish zone and backhanded the puck past Miikka Kiprusoff at 16:32 of overtime, triggering a wild stampede off the Czech bench.
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🇨🇦 2021 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, with all teams playing in a quarantined bubble without spectators in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with the tournament set to begin on Christmas Day for the first time ever, while host nation and defending champions Canada opening on the more traditional Boxing Day.
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