🇨🇿 Czech Goaltender Jakub Kovář Retires At Age 33


Citing health reasons for his early retirement, Czech goaltender Jakub Kovář today announced he was leaving KHL club Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg after just one start in the 2021-22 KHL season, ending his professional career.
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🇷🇺 Vladimir Shadrin: 1948-2021


Vladimir Shadrin, the Russian centreman who starred on some of the most powerful Soviet squads of the 1970’s, today passed away in Moscow from COVID-19 complications at the age of 73.
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🇷🇺 Sergei Mozyakin Retires As KHL’s All-Time Leading Scorer


Russian forward Sergei Mozyakin, who spent his entire pro career in his native Russia and holds a number of KHL scoring records throughout his 20+ year career, in addition to a number of international Gold medals, today announced his retirement from Metallurg Magnitogorsk at the age of 40.
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🇸🇪 Viktor Fasth Announces Retirement Following World Championships


After a season that saw World Champion Swedish goaltender Viktor Fasth celebrate the highest of highs with a second SHL championship, followed by the worst performance by Tre Kronor at the IIHF World Championships since 1937, Fasth today announced his retirement from hockey at the age of 38.
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🇸🇪 Fredrik Pettersson Retires At 33 After Long International Career


Swedish winger Fredrik Pettersson, a World Champion with Tre Kronor and a Continental Cup champion with pro stops across seven countries, today announced his retirement from hockey at the age of 33.
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🇸🇪 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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🇨🇿 Jaroslav Bednář Announces Retirement At Age 44


Czech winger Jaroslav Bednář, a part of the Czech Extraliga and Narodnitym since 1994, announced his retirement from pro hockey following HC Slavia Praha’s elimination from the Chance Liga playoffs at the age of 44, ending a remarkable 27 season career played across the globe.
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🇷🇺 Undefeated Russia Clinches 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour


With three months to go until the formal end of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour and the start of the 2021 World Championship in Rīga, Russia today clinched the Euro Hockey Tour championship in record fashion, dumping Czechia to improve to a perfect 9-0 in tournament play thus far.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 7-4 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 14 Feb 2021


🇷🇺 Russia 7-4 Czechia 🇨🇿
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmö Arena, Malmö 🇸🇪
Sunday, 14 February 2021

In the concluding match of the Swedish Hockey Games, the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team defeated the Czech Republic 7-4 in a goal-filled thriller in Malmö.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 2-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO) – 13 Feb 2021


🇷🇺 Russia 2-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmö Arena, Malmö 🇸🇪
Saturday, 13 February 2021

In the second match of the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team sneaked past host nation Sweden, claiming a narrow 2-1 victory in a penalty shootout.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Finland 🇫🇮 – 11 Feb 2021


🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Finland 🇫🇮
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmö Arena, Malmö 🇸🇪
Thursday, 11 February 2021

In the first match of the third stage of the Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team emerged victorious against Finland in Malmö, Sweden, claiming a narrow 3-2 win.
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s


Thanks to the 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.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 20 Dec 2020


🇷🇺 Russia 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Sunday, 20 December 2020

In Moscow, the senior Russian national team produced a clinical performance against Finland in the concluding match of the Channel One Cup, earning a 5-1 victory to consequently win the second stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour with a perfect record.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-1 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 19 Dec 2020


🇷🇺 Russia 4-1 Czechia 🇨🇿
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Saturday, 19 December 2020

In a gritty battle, Russia produced a resolute defensive performance to defeat the Czech Republic in Moscow, earning a 4-1 victory to make it two wins in two matches at the 2020 Channel One Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO) – 17 Dec 2020


🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Thursday, 17 December 2020

In a pulsating encounter, Russia outlasted Sweden at the Channel One Cup, claiming a thrilling 4-3 victory in a lengthy penalty shootout in Moscow.
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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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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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