🇸🇪 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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🇸🇪 Johanna Olofsson Retires From SDHL At Age 29


Swedish defender Johanna Olofsson, a member of the national team for the past eleven years and a two-time Swedish champion, announced her retirement from hockey at the age of 29, following her second Swedish Cup championship.
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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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🇨🇦 IIHF Schedules Tentative New 2021 Women’s World Championship Dates


Just nine days after the Nova Scotia government announced the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship would be cancelled due to a spike in COVID-19 cases in the province, the IIHF announced tentative rescheduled dates for the tournament later in summer 2021.
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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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🇨🇿 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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🇺🇸 Ryan Miller Announces Retirement Following 2020-21 NHL Season


American goaltender Ryan Miller, whose nearly 20 season career set a number of records for U.S.-born goaltenders, today announced he will retire from the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks at the end of this current season, at the age of 40.
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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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🇨🇦 2021 Women’s World Championship Cancelled In Nova Scotia


With just over two weeks before the IIHF Women’s World Championship was set to begin in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, following a year delay, the IIHF today announced the tournament in Nova Scotia would be cancelled after failing to reach an agreement with federal and provincial government health authorities. The IIHF will instead look to reschedule the tournament for later in the summer of 2021 at an alternate location.
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🇨🇦 2021 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released


After having to delay for a year following the 2019-20 outbreak of the COVID-19 virus across the world, and delaying another month to meet Canadian quarantine protocols, today the IIHF announced the schedule for the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, who will host after postponing the 2020 edition of the tournament.
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🇺🇸 Boston Pride Capture 2021 Isobel Cup In Home-Ice Bubble

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Despite entering the delayed NWHL playoffs as the fourth and final seed, the Boston Pride used unique pandemic circumstances to capitalize on home ice and capture their second Isobel Cup Saturday night, defeating the Minnesota Whitecaps in Boston to win the NWHL championship.
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🇨🇦 Hip Injury Forces Brent Seabrook Into Retirement


After a multitude of injuries, including surgeries on a shoulder and both hips, today Canadian defender Brent Seabrook announced his injuries will force him into retirement at the age of 35, ending his illustrious career with the Chicago Blackhawks, spanning fifteen seasons, three Stanley Cups and World Junior and Olympic Gold.
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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 RÄ«ga, 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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