IIHF Announces 2018 Hall Of Fame Class

The IIHF announced the newest class of inductees to the Hall of Fame, highlighted by a quartet of international superstars – Daniel Alfredsson, Rob Blake, Jere Lehtinen and Chris Chelios, who will have their numerous achievements, both professionally and internationally, recognized in Denmark this May.
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Mikael Tellqvist Announces Retirement From Djurgårdens

Swedish goalie Mikael Tellqvist, a mainstay in goal for Tre Kronor for nearly two decades, today announced his retirement from Djurgårdens IF, capping a 20 year career with stints in Sweden, Canada, Finland, Russia, Latvia and the United States.
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Mark Streit Retires From Pro Hockey At Age 39

Mark Streit, a pioneer of Swiss hockey in North America, today announced his retirement from pro hockey after terminating a short-term contract with the Montreal Canadiens, ending an illustrious 22-year pro career as the all-time leading Swiss NHL scorer, and the first Swiss skater to win the Stanley Cup.
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Shane Doan Announces Retirement From Coyotes Organization

Arizona Coyotes forward Shane Doan, a mainstay of the organization for over 20 years since their days in Winnipeg, today announced his retirement after being released from the team, putting an end to his historic 21-year career in the league.
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Ján Lašák Announces Retirement From Bílí Tygři Liberec

Netminder Ján Lašák, a mainstay in the net for Slovakia for nearly two decades, announced his retirement from pro hockey, instead opting to help overhaul a Slovak Hockey Association heading in a new direction under the leadership of former teammate and national team GM Miroslav Šatan.
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Men’s

The International Hockey Lineal Championship doubled up on champions in 2016, with six different nations taking hold of the IHLC over a span of 23 games, leaving an unlikely country the incumbent champion heading into 2017.
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Team Europe Advances To World Cup Final, Ends IHLC Defence

While the notion of the Team Europe and North America squads at the 2016 World Cup Of Hockey were seen as gimmicky by many, they have served as not only a pleasant surprise to fans around the world, but as now one of the top two teams in international hockey.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-3 Russia – Sep. 24, 2016

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World Cup Of Hockey Semifinal
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Canada avoided a mid-game scare from a determined Russian squad, roaring back with three third-period goals to remain undefeated and advance to the World Cup Of Hockey finals with a 5-3 semifinal win, retaining the International Hockey Lineal Championship in the process.
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IHLC Results – Canada 4-2 United States – Sep. 20, 2016

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World Cup Of Hockey Group Round
Air Canada Centre, Toronto canada1965-11
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Team Canada throttled an inept-looking American squad in their World Cup group match, outmatching Team USA’s grit and physicality with finesse and speed to take the rubber match between the squads 4-2, retaining the International Hockey Lineal Championship in front of a raucous home crowd in Toronto.
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