🇸🇪 🇷🇺 IHLC Classics: Zibanejad’s Golden Goal

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, in honour of Swedish Sveriges nationaldag (National Day), we feature Sweden’s most recent World Junior Championship triumph in 2012, just their second title in history.


🇸🇪 Sweden
1-0 Russia 🇷🇺 (OT)
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Thursday, 05 January 2012

Mika Zibanejad scored the magnificent overtime winner as Sweden earned its first World Junior gold medal since 1981 and second all-time with an 1-0 triumph over Russia on Thursday. The Swedes outshot Russia 58-17.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦 (SO) – 05 Aug 2015

🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦 (SO)
National Junior Evaluation Camp
Markin MacPhail Centre, Calgary 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Canada fell to Russia 3-2 in a hard-fought shootout Wednesday night in the penultimate game of Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 7-1 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 04 Aug 2015

🇨🇦 Canada 7-1 Czechia 🇨🇿
National Junior Evaluation Camp
Markin MacPhail Centre, Calgary 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 04 August 2015

2015 IIHF World Junior Championship gold medallists Brayden Point and Jake Virtanen put on a show at the Markin MacPhail Centre on Tuesday, combining for eight points in a 7-1 Canadian win; Point had five points and Virtanen added three.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-1 Russia 🇷🇺 – 03 Aug 2015

🇨🇦 Canada 4-1 Russia 🇷🇺
National Junior Evaluation Camp
Markin MacPhail Centre, Calgary 🇨🇦
Monday, 03 August 2015

A goal from Joe Hicketts in the first minute of the second period stood up as the winner as Canada topped Russia 4-1 in the opening game of the Sport Chek World Junior Showcase on Monday night.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Canada 🇨🇦 – 12 Dec 2013

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🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Canada 🇨🇦
Exhibition Game
Markin MacPhail Centre, Calgary 🇨🇦
Thursday, 12 December 2013

A preoccupied Canada’s National Women’s Team fell 5-1 to the United States on Thursday, as the red and white tried to come to grips with the sudden resignation of their head coach.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 1-0 Russia 🇷🇺 (OT) – 05 Jan 2012


🇸🇪 Sweden
1-0 Russia 🇷🇺 (OT)
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Thursday, 05 January 2012

Mika Zibanejad scored the magnificent overtime winner as Sweden earned its first World Junior gold medal since 1981 and second all-time with an 1-0 triumph over Russia on Thursday. The Swedes outshot Russia 58-17.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 3-2 Finland 🇫🇮 (SO) – 03 Jan 2012


🇸🇪 Sweden
3-2 Finland 🇫🇮
 (SO)
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 03 January 2012

Sebastian Collberg and Max Friberg scored in the shootout as Sweden rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat arch-rival Finland 3-2 in Tuesday’s first semi-final. The Swedes will face the winner of Canada-Russia for gold, while the Finns take on the loser for bronze.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (OT) – 31 Dec 2011


🇸🇪 Sweden
 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (OT)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Saturday, 31 December 2011

Joakim Nordström’s goal at 2:16 of overtime gave Sweden a dramatic comeback 4-3 win over Russia and a semi-final bye. Russia faces the Czechs in Monday’s second quarter-final, while the Swedes will play the winner of Finland-Slovakia on Tuesday.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 9-1 Slovakia 🇸🇰 – 30 Dec 2011


🇸🇪 Sweden
 9-1 Slovakia 🇸🇰
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Friday, 30 December 2011

Max Friberg scored his sixth goal of the World Juniors and Sweden went on to beat Slovakia 9-1. Seventeen-year-old Sebastian Collberg and Erik Thorell added pairs. Sweden will battle Russia for a semi-final bye on New Year’s Eve, while the Slovaks will try to escape the Relegation Round.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 4-3 Switzerland 🇨🇭 (SO) – 28 Dec 2011


🇸🇪 Sweden
 4-3 Switzerland 🇨🇭 (SO)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Being two goals down in the third period, Switzerland tied it up and forced Sweden to a shootout and the pro-Swiss crowd shouted for more. But the Swedes had the better nerves, niftier moves at the end and prevailed with a 4-3 win, thanks to shoot-out goals from Sebastian Collberg and Max Friberg.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 9-4 Latvia 🇱🇻 – 26 Dec 2011


🇸🇪 Sweden
 9-4 Latvia 🇱🇻
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Monday, 26 December 2011

Overcoming some early defensive breakdowns, Sweden hammered Latvia 9-4 in Monday’s World Junior opener at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Max Friberg led the Swedish attack with a four-goal outburst.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 3-0 Finland 🇫🇮 – 22 Dec 2009

🇨🇦 Canada 3-0 Finland 🇫🇮
Exhibition Game
Pengrowth Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Taylor Hall scored his second goal in as many games and Martin Jones stopped all 17 shots he faced to lead Canada to a 3-0 win over Finland in a world junior exhibition game Tuesday.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-2 United States 🇺🇸 – 15 Dec 2009

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🇨🇦 Canada 6-2 United States 🇺🇸
Exhibition Game
Pengrowth Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Jayna Hefford of Kingston, Ont., scored a pair of goals to pace the Canadian women’s hockey team a 6-2 win over the U.S. in Tuesday’s exhibition game.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-2 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 13 Dec 2005

🇨🇦 Canada 6-2 Sweden 🇸🇪
Exhibition Game
Father David Bauer Arena, Calgary 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 13 December 2005

BOXSCORE
1st Period
09:47 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Bechard, interference
10:39 – 🇸🇪 PP GOAL – Timglas (Holst, Rooth)
12:03 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Elfsberg, roughing
16:57 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Lindqvist, holding
17:41 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Andersson, roughing
18:58 – 🇸🇪 SH GOAL – Rooth
19:42 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Holmlöv, body checking
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-0 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 10 Dec 2005

🇨🇦 Canada 6-0 Sweden 🇸🇪
Exhibition Game
Father David Bauer Arena, Calgary 🇨🇦
Saturday, 10 December 2005

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:44 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Antal, hooking
08:16 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Wickenheiser (Goyette, Collins)
09:10 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Hefford (Kingsbury, Sunohara)
11:18 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Berggren, slashing
14:41 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Botterill, slashing
15:32 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Timglas, slashing
19:46 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Apps, body checking
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 3-1 Canada 🇨🇦 – 26 Jan 1998

🇺🇸 United States 3-1 Canada 🇨🇦
Exhibition Game
Canadian Airlines Saddledome, Calgary 🇨🇦
Monday, 26 January 1998

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:17 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Kellar, holding
01:35 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Wickenheiser, high sticking
03:55 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Brown, slashing
05:46 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Ulion, hooking
16:45 – 🇨🇦 PEN – team, too many players
18:21 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – King
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 10-0 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 16 Oct 1997

🇨🇦 Canada 10-0 Sweden 🇸🇪
Exhibition Game
Father David Bauer Arena, Calgary 🇨🇦
Thursday, 16 October 1997

BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:08 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Almblad, hooking
03:38 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Heaney (Sunohara, St-Louis)
12:27 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Goyette
12:47 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Drolet, interference
15:54 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Månsson, high sticking
17:38 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – Wickenheiser (Dupuis, Heaney)
18:04 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Wickenheiser, high sticking
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 3-0 China 🇨🇳 – 09 Oct 1997

🇨🇦 Canada 3-0 China 🇨🇳
Exhibition Game
Father David Bauer Arena, Calgary 🇨🇦
Thursday, 09 October 1997

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:09 – 🇨🇳 PEN – Sang, slashing
08:37 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – McCormack (Wickenheiser, St-Louis)
10:17 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Fahey, holding
13:20 – 🇨🇳 PEN – Diao, body checking
14:05 – 🇨🇦 PEN – James, body checking
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