IHLC 2017 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship increased the number of champions yet again from a previous year, with eight different countries holding the title over 28 games in the lead-up to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Russia – Apr. 22, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Switzerland outmanoeuvred and outscored a hapless-looking Russian squad on Saturday, cruising to a 2-0 victory to sweep their Euro Hockey Challenge series and retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Men’s

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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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IHLC Results – Switzerland 6-1 Belarus – Dec. 17, 2016

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Swiss Challenge Gold Medal Game
Tissot Arena, Biel switzerland-11
Saturday, December 17, 2016

A day removed from crushing Slovakia to capture the International Hockey Lineal Championship, Belarus was squashed themselves, dropping a 6-1 decision to Switzerland on their home turf in the final of the 2016 Swiss Challenge, losing the International Hockey Lineal Championship in the process.
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IHLC Results – Belarus 7-1 Slovakia – Dec. 16, 2016

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Swiss Challenge Semifinal
Tissot Arena, Biel switzerland-11
Friday, December 16, 2016

A finely-tuned Belarusian offense throttled a hapless Slovakia squad to open the 2016 Swiss Challenge in Biel, winning a decisive 7-1 victory to qualify for tomorrow’s Gold Medal Game and win just their fifth International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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