🇸🇪 Dick Axelsson Retires From Djurgårdens, Tre Kronor


Swedish winger Dick Axelsson, a domestic star with two Elitserien titles and a World Championship Gold Medal to boot, today announced his retirement from the spot at the age of 34 following his third pro season with Djurgårdens IF.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 2-1 Latvia 🇱🇻 – 15 May 2021


🇨🇭 Switzerland 2-1 Latvia 🇱🇻
Euro Hockey Challenge
Elektrum Olimpiskais centrs, Rīga 🇱🇻
Saturday, 15 May 2021

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:55 – 🇨🇭 GOAL – Simion (Hofmann)
01:58 – 🇱🇻 PEN – Meija, interference
13:49 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Alatalo, interference
16:29 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Untersander, slashing
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 1-0 Russia 🇷🇺 – 01 May 2021


🇨🇭 Switzerland 1-0 Russia 🇷🇺
Euro Hockey Challenge
Tissot Arena, Biel 🇨🇭
Saturday, 01 May 2021

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:24 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Fora, holding
12:24 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Frick, tripping
13:21 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Kraskovski, slashing
18:16 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Dronov, high sticking
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-1 Russia 🇷🇺 – 30 Apr 2021


🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-1 Russia 🇷🇺
Euro Hockey Challenge
Tissot Arena, Biel 🇨🇭
Friday, 30 April 2021

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:57 – 🇷🇺 PEN – K. Marchenko, slashing
04:17 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Bertschy, interference
16:43 – 🇨🇭 GOAL – Mottet (Fuchs)
17:52 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Herzog, tripping
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 2-0 Belarus 🇧🇾 – 24 Apr 2021


🇷🇺 Russia 2-0 Belarus 🇧🇾
Euro Hockey Challenge
VTB Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Saturday, 24 April 2021

In the second of two 2020-21 Euro Hockey Challenge duels between the nations, the Russian Olympic national team proved too strong for Belarus, earning a confident 2-0 victory at the VTB Arena in Moscow.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 6-3 Belarus 🇧🇾 – 23 Apr 2021


🇷🇺 Russia 6-3 Belarus 🇧🇾
Euro Hockey Challenge
VTB Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Friday, 23 April 2021

In the first of two scheduled 2020-21 Euro Hockey Challenge matches between the two nations, the senior Russian national team managed to defeat Belarus at the VTB Arena in Moscow, beating the visitors 6-3 in an entertaining duel.
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🇨🇿 Czechia Announces Cancellation Of Euro Hockey Challenge, Carlson Hockey Games Postponement


Away from the multitude of IIHF cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, today two independently-organized tournaments between European federations were officially cancelled, as the Czech Ice Hockey Association today confirmed that both April’s Euro Hockey Challenge and May’s Czech Hockey Games in Brno would be cancelled.
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IHLC 2019 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship this year stayed within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, with only Russia, Czechia, Sweden and Finland holding the title over the course of 28 games throughout 2019.
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🇷🇺 🇨🇿 Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Czechia 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 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2018-19 season.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 26 Apr 2019


🇸🇪 Sweden 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Euro Hockey Challenge
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Friday, 26 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:59 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Koivisto, holding
16:13 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Svedberg, checking to the head minor + 10 min. misconduct
16:41 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Rajala (Pesonen, Lehtonen)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 5-4 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 25 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 5-4 Sweden 🇸🇪
Euro Hockey Challenge
Lumon Areena, Kouvola 🇫🇮
Thursday, 25 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
11:20 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Bristedt, high sticking
13:44 – 🇸🇪 GOAL – Andersson
14:09 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Ojamäki (Kuusela, Luostarinen)

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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 7-0 Norway 🇳🇴 – 19 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 7-0 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Kokkolan Jäähalli, Kokkola 🇫🇮
Friday, 19 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
07:58 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Laurikainen, delay of game
17:01 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Lindström, tripping
18:00 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Ilomäki (Manninen, Hakulinen)
18:17 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Vainio (Björninen)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴 – 18 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Lappi Areena, Rovaniemi 🇫🇮
Thursday, 18 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:57 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Ruotsalainen (Lehtonen, Anttila)
08:04 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Manninen (Sund, Sallinen)
11:55 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Lindström, tripping
16:32 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Luostarinen, hooking
17:55 – 🇳🇴 PP GOAL – Haga (Johannesen, Holøs)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 2-1 Denmark 🇩🇰 – 13 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 2-1 Denmark 🇩🇰
Euro Hockey Challenge
Frøs Arena, Vojens 🇩🇰
Saturday, 13 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
07:13 – 🇩🇰 GOAL – Bau (Meyer, N. Jensen)
12:31 – 🇩🇰 PEN – O. Lauridsen, tripping
19:40 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Suomi, hooking
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2019 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return with a new, shorter format in 2019, with national teams preparing for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia this May.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship again saw eight countries carry the title throughout 2018, with the Olympics being added to the calendar seeing 31 different matchups, with the IHLC being defended at five tournaments in seven different countries.
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🇫🇮 Finland Wins 2018 Euro Hockey Tour & Challenge


For just the second time in history, the same nation has captured both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge titles, with Finland today eking out Sweden to lock up the 2017-18 Tour, becoming the second team after Czechia in 2012 to achieve the double.
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇷 France 3-2 Slovakia 🇸🇰 – 28 Apr 2018


🇫🇷 France 3-2 Slovakia 🇸🇰
Euro Hockey Challenge
Easton Aréna, Piešťany 🇸🇰
Saturday, 28 April 2018

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:08 – 🇸🇰 GOAL – Ďaloga (Bakoš)
15:48 – 🇫🇷 GOAL – Rech (Lampérier)
17:58 – 🇫🇷 PEN – Treille, hooking
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