Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Class

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The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2015 in November, another diverse group who are legends in their own right not just professionally, but internationally as well. Nicklas Lidström, Chris Pronger, Sergei Fyodorov, Phil Housley and Angela Ruggiero have combined for over a dozen Olympic, World Championship and World Cup championships between them, in addition to all having held the International Hockey Lineal Championship on many occasions.
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🇨🇿 Růžička Resigns From Czech National Team Amidst Scandal

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Embroiled in a scandal over allegedly bribing parents of players to join his pro squad that he both co-owns and coaches, Vladimír Růžička, the star Czech forward turned coach, has stepped down both from his club, HC Slavia Praha, as well as from the Czech national side.
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

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The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2015, to be inducted this May at the IIHF World Championships in the Czech Republic. All four players set to be inducted into the players category bring a swath of major international accomplishments, for the Czech Republic (Dominik Hašek and Robert Reichel), Canada (Scott Niedermayer) and Sweden (Maria Rooth), including all having held the International Hockey Lineal Championship at one point or another.
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🇷🇺 Viktor Tikhonov: 1930-2014

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Former Soviet head coach Viktor Tikhonov, who coached the dominant Red Army team from 1977 to 1994, winning eight World Championships, three Olympic Gold Medals and the 1981 Canada Cup, has died in Moscow following a long illness at the age of 84.
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🇫🇮 The Finnish Flash Retires: Teemu Selänne Not Returning To Jokerit

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After a brilliant 21-year NHL career, an impressive start with his hometown Jokerit, and one of the greatest international careers in hockey history, Teemu Selänne has confirmed that he will not be making a “victory lap” with Jokerit, after retiring from the Anaheim Ducks at the end of last season.
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HHOF Inducts Four International Legends

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Tomorrow, the Hockey Hall Of Fame will enshrine four new members into its players category as the Class of 2014 – not just players who shined in their National Hockey League careers, but also for the tremendous careers they achieved internationally. Dominik Hašek, Peter Forsberg, Rob Blake and Mike Modano share numerous Olympic, World Championship and World Cup championships between them, in addition to all having held the International Hockey Lineal Championship in their illustrious careers.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 United States 🇺🇸 – 16 Sep 1991

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🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 United States 🇺🇸
Canada Cup Final, Game 2
Copps Coliseum, Hamilton 🇨🇦
Monday, 16 September 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
07:14 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Miller, roughing
07:14 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Johnson, kneeing
07:14 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Robitaille, roughing
10:32 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Olczyk, hooking
13:39 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Messier (Fleury, Desjardins)
13:59 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Larmer (Hawerchuk)
14:40 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Sutter, holding
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-1 United States 🇺🇸 – 14 Sep 1991

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🇨🇦 Canada 4-1 United States 🇺🇸
Canada Cup Final, Game 1
Forum de Montréal, Montréal 🇨🇦
Saturday, 14 September 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
04:22 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Desjardins (Messier, Robitaille)
05:12 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Johnson, slashing
08:14 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Smith, elbowing
13:26 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Smith, roughing
15:06 – 🇺🇸 PEN – team, too many players
17:34 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Johnson, unsportsmanlike conduct
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 7-3 Finland 🇫🇮 – 11 Sep 1991

🇺🇸 United States 7-3 Finland 🇫🇮
Canada Cup Semifinal
Copps Coliseum, Hamilton 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 11 September 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
12:19 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Christian (Leetch, Modano)
17:36 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Mullen (Olczyk, LaFontaine)
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮 – 09 Sep 1991

🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮
Canada Cup Group Round
Chicago Stadium, Chicago 🇺🇸
Monday, 09 September 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:26 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Modano
03:17 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Järvi
07:02 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Järvenpää
07:02 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Granato
08:05 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Janney (Hull)
08:17 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Skirko (Luume, Ruuttu)
13:11 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Peltomaa
15:30 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Otto (Wolanin, Mullen)
15:41 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Otto (Mullen)
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 2-1 Soviet Union 🇷🇺 – 07 Sep 1991

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🇺🇸 United States 2-1 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
Canada Cup Group Round
Chicago Stadium, Chicago 🇺🇸
Saturday, 07 September 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:00 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Modano (Roenick, Hull)
05:41 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Kasatonov, slashing
12:25 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Leetch, tripping
16:56 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Kovalenko, tripping
19:52 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Kozlov, roughing
19:52 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Otto, roughing
19:52 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Fyodorov, roughing
19:52 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Johnson, roughing double minor
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Soviet Union 6-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 05 Sep 1991

🇷🇺 Soviet Union 6-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Canada Cup Group Round
Copps Coliseum, Hamilton 🇨🇦
Thursday, 05 September 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:07 – 🇷🇺 GOAL – Butsayev (Gusarov, Gordyuk)
04:44 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Lumme, cross checking
10:04 – 🇷🇺 GOAL – Prokhorov (Kozlov, Fyodorov)
14:41 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Prokhorov, cross checking / roughing double minor
14:41 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Eloranta, roughing
16:19 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Sirén, tripping
18:30 – 🇷🇺 SH GOAL – Khairdarov (Gusarov)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 1-0 Czechoslovakia 🇨🇿 – 02 Sep 1991

🇫🇮 Finland 1-0 Czechoslovakia 🇨🇿
Canada Cup Group Round
Saskatchewan Place, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Monday, 02 September 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:33 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Gudas, holding
15:05 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Järvi, holding
18:46 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Ručínský, hooking
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 2-2 Canada 🇨🇦 – 31 Aug 1991

🇫🇮 Finland 2-2 Canada 🇨🇦
Canada Cup Group Round
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto 🇨🇦
Saturday, 31 August 1991

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:22 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Järvenpää, tripping
03:06 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Gretzky, hooking
09:31 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Smith, high sticking
14:06 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Robitaille (Courtnall, Messier)
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-5 Soviet Union 🇷🇺 – 15 Sep 1987

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🇨🇦 Canada 6-5 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
Canada Cup Final, Game 3
Copps Coliseum, Hamilton 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 15 September 1987

Although the history of hockey has many touchstones for any ideal of greatness, there was arguably no finer hockey ever played than in the best-of-three finals of the 1987 Canada Cup between the host nation and the Soviet Union. Of course, there have been other exceptional moments in the game.

But 1987 had it all. It featured games in the modern era, where every minute of every game could be captured on film and appreciated time and again and compared to other great modern moments; it had familiar players; it had late-game heroics; and, most of all, it featured a pure level of skill that has never been matched before or since.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-5 Soviet Union 🇷🇺 (2OT) – 13 Sep 1987

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🇨🇦 Canada 6-5 Soviet Union 🇷🇺 (2OT)
Canada Cup Final, Game 2
Copps Coliseum, Hamilton 🇨🇦
Sunday, 13 September 1987

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:43 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Rochefort (Messier, Hawerchuk)

01:27 – 🇷🇺 GOAL – Khomutov (Bykov)
01:42 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Gilmour, high sticking
03:48 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Gilmour (Rochefort, Gretzky)
04:54 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Semyonov, hooking
08:49 – 🇨🇦 PEN – M. Lemieux, high sticking
08:49 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Nemchinov, high sticking
09:50 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Messier, high sticking
11:21 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Nemchinov, interference
11:21 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Crossman, roughing
12:41 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Coffey (Gretzky, Gartner)
19:29 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Gartner, charging
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Soviet Union 6-5 Canada 🇨🇦 (OT) – 11 Sep 1987

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🇷🇺 Soviet Union 6-5 Canada 🇨🇦 (OT)
Canada Cup Final, Game 1
Forum de Montréal, Montréal 🇨🇦
Friday, 11 September 1987

BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:49 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Gartner (M. Lemieux, Rochefort)

03:19 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Gusarov, holding
09:07 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Sutter, holding
09:34 – 🇷🇺 PP GOAL – Kasatonov (Fetisov, Semyonov)
13:06 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Hartsburg, holding
13:53 – 🇷🇺 PP GOAL – Krutov (Fetisov, Makarov)
17:09 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Lomakin, high sticking
17:44 – 🇷🇺 SH GOAL – Makarov (Krutov)
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-3 Czechoslovakia 🇨🇿 – 09 Sep 1987

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🇨🇦 Canada 5-3 Czechoslovakia 🇨🇿
Canada Cup Semifinal
Forum de Montréal, Montréal 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 09 September 1987

BOXSCORE
1st Period
04:26 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Jasko, hooking
08:06 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Pašek (Liba, Šejba)
09:25 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Gartner, tripping
13:41 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Benák (Liba, Šejba)
16:26 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Messier, hooking
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 3-3 Soviet Union 🇷🇺 – 06 Sep 1987

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🇨🇦 Canada 3-3 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
Canada Cup Group Round
Copps Coliseum, Hamilton 🇨🇦
Sunday, 06 September 1987

BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:37 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Anderson (M. Lemieux)
11:52 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Sutter, high sticking
11:52 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Kamenski, roughing
12:44 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Lomakin, hooking
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 04 Sep 1987

🇨🇦 Canada 5-3 Sweden 🇸🇪
Canada Cup Group Round
Forum de Montréal, Montréal 🇨🇦
Friday, 04 September 1987

BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:17 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Jonsson, hooking
01:55 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – Gretzky (Bourque, Coffey)
10:01 – 🇸🇪 GOAL – Gustafsson (Roupé)
11:26 – 🇸🇪 GOAL – Pettersson (Albelin, Andersson)
12:30 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Roupé, holding
12:30 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Gartner, slashing
16:41 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Eldebrink, elbowing
17:10 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – M. Lemieux (Gretzky, Coffey)
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