๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช IHLC Classics: Sweden Throws The Game To Slovakia?

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.”ย Today, in honour of Slovakia’s Constitution Day, we look back at a Slovak Olympic victory, one of the most controversial games in recent memory, which speculation of Sweden “throwing” the match still rampant to this day.

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 3-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Olympic Preliminary Round
Torino Esposizioni,ย Turin ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
Tuesday, 21 February 2006

Behind the closed door of the locker room at Torino Esposizioni, Bengt-ร…ke Gustafsson, coach of the Swedish hockey team, gathered his players Tuesday and delivered his pregame address. He told them to try to beat Slovakia, defenceman Nicklas Lidstrรถm said.
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