🇺🇸 🇷🇺 IHLC Classics: The Miracle On Ice

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of perhaps the most historic game in international hockey, “The Miracle on Ice.”

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🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
Olympic Medal Round
Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Friday, 22 February 1980

The Olympic Fieldhouse in Lake Placid, New York, hardly seemed like the place where hockey history could be made, but on one afternoon in 1980, the greatest moment in international hockey took place. It was a moment that transformed the game in one country and, over time, around the world.

It was a moment that came to define Olympic success. It was a moment that came to inspire dreams. After 22 February 1980, anything was possible.
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🇩🇪 Marcel Goc Announces Retirement From Adler Mannheim


Marcel Goc, the longtime centre who was part of the first wave of German NHL stars during his NHL career from 2004-15, announced his retirement from Adler Mannheim of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, capping a 22 season pro hockey career.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (SO) – 09 Feb 2020


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Sunday, 09 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:03 – 🇨🇿 PEN – team, delay of game
11:24 – 🇷🇺 PP GOAL – Kayumov (Zernov, Golyshev)
12:45 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Sergeyev, cross checking
17:11 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Mironov, checking from behind minor + 10 min. misconduct
19:14 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Flek (Hyka, Å ulák)
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Canada 🇨🇦 (OT) – 08 Feb 2020


🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Canada 🇨🇦 (OT)
Rivalry Series, Game 5
Honda Center, Anaheim 🇺🇸
Saturday, 08 February 2020

Megan Bozek scored on the power play 42 seconds into overtime to lift the U.S. Women’s National Team to a thrilling 4-3 victory over Canada in the final game of the 2019-20 Rivalry Series before a record-breaking crowd here tonight at Honda Center.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 08 Feb 2020


🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Beijer Hockey Games
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Saturday, 08 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:55 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Klok, high sticking
03:53 – 🇨🇿 SH GOAL – Horák
10:00 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Karjalainen (Junttila, Salo)
14:46 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Seppälä, holding
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 3-0 Russia 🇷🇺 – 06 Feb 2020


🇫🇮 Finland 3-0 Russia 🇷🇺
Beijer Hockey Games
Helsingin jäähalli, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Thursday, 06 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:37 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Pulkkinen
05:43 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Nättinen (Koivisto)
06:54 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Junttila (Vittasmäki, Karjalainen)
10:15 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Svetlakov, tripping
17:35 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Pulkkinen, tripping
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 3-1 Canada 🇨🇦 – 05 Feb 2020


🇺🇸 United States 3-1 Canada 🇨🇦
Rivalry Series, Game 4
Rogers Arena, Vancouver 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 05 February 2020

The U.S. Women’s National Team used a pair of third period goals on the way to a 3-1 victory over Canada in game four of the 2019-20 Rivalry Series here tonight at Rogers Arena.
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2020, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Zürich, Switzerland, with two native Swiss players highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Ryan Smyth, Alexei Yashin, Kimmo Timonen and countrymen Mark Streit and Mathias Seger to the Hall.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 3-2 United States 🇺🇸 (OT) – 03 Feb 2020


🇨🇦 Canada 3-2 United States 🇺🇸 (OT)
Rivalry Series, Game 3
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 🇨🇦
Monday, 03 February 2020

Brigette Lacquette tied it on the power play with 6:48 left and Victoria Bach won it 3:22 into overtime, giving Canada’s National Women’s Team a 3-2 extra-time victory over the United States in Game 3 of the Rivalry Series on Monday night.
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