2018 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return in the lead-up to the 2018 World Championships this season, with yet another scheduling reformat thanks to the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, with national teams fine-tuning their rosters before heading to Copenhagen and Herning.
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Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Switzerland Wins Euro Hockey Challenge


With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge, as the season ends to ring in the start of the 2017 World Championships in Paris and Cologne, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2016-17 season.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Denmark – Apr. 28, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
St. Jakob-Arena, Basel switzerland-11
Friday, April 28, 2017

A pair of Gaëtan Haas goals and a shutout performance by Jonas Hiller put the International Hockey Lineal Championship back in the hands of Switzerland, dispatching Denmark 2-0 to complete the Euro Hockey Challenge.
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IHLC Results – Denmark 5-4 Switzerland – Apr. 26, 2017


 Denmark 5-4 Switzerland switzerland-11
Euro Hockey Challenge
Patinoire des Mélèzes, La Chaux-de-Fonds switzerland-11
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Nikolaj Ehlers turned in a terrific four-assist performance to lead Denmark to a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over a hot Swiss squad to open their Euro Hockey Challenge series, stunning the hometown crowd in La Chaux-de-Fonds and capturing the International Hockey Lineal Championship for the Lions.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Russia – Apr. 22, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
Tissot Arena, Biel switzerland-11
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Switzerland outmanoeuvred and outscored a hapless-looking Russian squad on Saturday, cruising to a 2-0 victory to sweep their Euro Hockey Challenge series and retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-1 Russia – Apr. 21, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
BCF Arena, Fribourg switzerland-11
Friday, April 21, 2017

Switzerland won a tightly-fought game against Russia on Friday solely on the power play, eking out a narrow 2-1 victory to win the first leg of their Euro Challenge series, and capture the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – Russia 6-0 France – Apr. 15, 2017


 Russia 6-0 France france-11
Euro Hockey Challenge
Traktor Ice Arena, Chelyabinsk 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russia avenged a shocking overtime loss to France with a thrashing of Les Bleus today in Chelyabinsk, winning the International Hockey Lineal Championship on the backs of a 6-0 shutout victory.
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IHLC Results – France 1-0 Russia (OT) – Apr. 13, 2017


france-11 France 1-0 Russia  (OT)
Euro Hockey Challenge
Traktor Ice Arena, Chelyabinsk 
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ronan Quemener stood on his proverbial head Thursday evening in Chelyabinsk, stopping all 45 shots coming his way to ensure that his Bleus could pull out a surprising 1-0 overtime win over Russia, ensuring that France retained the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – France 3-2 Switzerland (OT) – Apr. 9, 2017


france-11 France 3-2 Switzerland switzerland-11 (OT)
Euro Hockey Challenge
Aren’Ice, Cergy-Pontoise france-11
Sunday, April 9, 2017

Stéphane Da Costa needed just 27 seconds to wrench away the International Hockey Lineal Championship from Switzerland, potting in a nifty backhand to take a 3-2 overtime victory in Cergy-Pontoise.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 4-3 France – Apr. 8, 2017


switzerland-11 Switzerland 4-3 France france-11
Euro Hockey Challenge
Coliséum, Amiens france-11
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Switzerland opened their 2017 Euro Hockey Challenge campaign on a winning note, using a wild second period to wrench out a 4-3 victory over France to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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