IHLC 2020 In Review – Women’s


After one of the most dramatic years in international women’s hockey history, with both a thrilling World Championship final and an off-ice reckoning over women’s equality in the game, 2020 was set to be a watershed year in women’s hockey.

Then COVID-19 shut down the planet.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 10-0 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ โ€“ 29 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 10-0 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Tuesday, 29 December 2020

Canada’s Quinton Byfield led the way with two goals and four assists in a 10-0 victory over Switzerland at the 2021 World Juniors on Tuesday. The host nation has won three straight games, while the Swiss suffered their third straight loss.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-1 Slovakia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ โ€“ 27 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Canada 3-1 Slovakia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Sunday, 27 December 2020

There were no 16 goals tonight for Canada, no tired or under-manned opponent, only a determined and persistent Slovakian team clearly bent on containing Canadaโ€™s speed come what may.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 16-2 Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช โ€“ 26 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Canada 16-2 Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Saturday, 26 December 2020

Defending champions Canada stormed out of the gates, scoring early and often in a 16-2 victory over Germany in its first game of the 2021 World Juniors.
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IHLC Preview – 2021 World Junior Championship


The first IIHF “bubble” tournament is set to begin in Edmonton, Canada, with the 2020 calendar year coming to a close with the start of the 2021 World Junior Championship, being held in a contained Rogers Place with the top nations in the hockey world looking to earn glory in the midst of a global pandemic.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 1-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 23 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Canada 1-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Exhibition Game
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Jamie Drysdale broke open a scoreless game at 3:52 of the third period as Canada defeated Russia 1-0 on Wesneday night in their only pre-competition match ahead of the 2021 IIHF World Juniors.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 20 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
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 โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 19 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
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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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ CAS Shortens Russian International Sports Ban To Two Years


At a ruling today at the Court Of Arbitration For Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, Russia’s proposed four year sporting ban from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was reduced to two years, meaning that Russia will be banned from participating in any international sporting competition, including the 2021 Summer and 2022 Winter Olympics, until 17 December 2022.
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