IHLC Results – Canada 3-1 Sweden – Jan. 5, 2018


 Canada 3-1 Sweden 
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
KeyBank Center, Buffalo 
Friday, January 5, 2018

Tyler Steenbergen scored the biggest goal of his life, and Canada won the gold medal by defeating Sweden, 3-1.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 4-2 United States – Jan. 4, 2018


 Sweden 4-2 United States 
World Junior Championship Semifinal
KeyBank Center, Buffalo 
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Sweden scored shorthanded twice in 38 seconds in a 4-2 semi-final win over the defending champion U.S. to advance to Friday’s World Junior gold medal game. Sweden will face the winner of the Canada-Czech Republic semi-final in the final at 20:00 Buffalo time.
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IHLC Results – United States 4-2 Russia – Jan. 2, 2018


 United States 4-2 Russia 
World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
KeyBank Center, Buffalo 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Kieffer Bellows scored a Production Line-type goal to break a 2-2 tie midway through the third, putting the U.S. in the semis. Russia goes home in 5th place.
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IHLC 2017 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship stayed with Team USA for the majority of 2017, with the 2017 World Junior champions holding the IHLC for eight of a possible twelve games in 2017, including carrying the title into the medal round of the current 2018 tournament.
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IHLC Results – United States 5-4 Finland – Dec. 31, 2017


 United States 5-4 Finland 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
KeyBank Center, Buffalo 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Adam Fox broke a 4-4 tie with a goal at 18:23 of the third period to give the United States a dramatic 5-4 win over Finland. The U.S. led at one point, 3-0.
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IHLC Results – Finland 5-2 Slovakia – Dec. 30, 2017


 Finland 5-2 Slovakia 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
KeyBank Center, Buffalo 
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Aleksi Heponiemi got the third-period winner as Finland temporarily passed the U.S. for second place in Group A with a hard-working 5-2 win over Slovakia.
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IHLC Results – Slovakia 3-2 United States – Dec. 28, 2017


 Slovakia 3-2 United States 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
KeyBank Center, Buffalo 
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Slovakia’s Samuel Buček put on a one-man show to score the winning goal at 17:52 of the third to give his nation an unexpected 3-2 win over the U.S.
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IHLC Results – United States 9-0 Denmark – Dec. 26, 2017


 United States 9-0 Denmark 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
KeyBank Center, Buffalo 
Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The defending champion U.S. got five first-period goals and never looked back in a 9-0 demolition of Denmark to start the 2018 World Juniors on Tuesday.
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2018 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York is highlighted by the first ever outdoor game in IIHF competition, a tilt between defending champs Team USA and their cross-border rivals, Canada, on December 29, at New Era Field in nearby Orchard Park.
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