Post-Concussion Symptoms Force Rick Nash To Retire


Canadian star forward Rick Nash, the highly touted #1 pick of the 2002 NHL Draft, but whose career was hampered by concussion injuries, was today forced to retire from pro hockey at the age of 34, after a 15 year NHL career with Columbus, Boston and the New York Rangers.
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Denmark Relegated To World Junior Championship Division IA


In a surprising twist at the World Junior Championship, Kazakhstan swept Denmark in their relegation series to stay in the Top Division for 2020, sending Denmark back to Division IA for the first time since 2014.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw a fair amount of movement in its 13 junior tilts in 2018, with four nations sharing title reigns across three tournaments, including the elimination round of the 2018 World Junior Championship.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship again saw eight countries carry the title throughout 2018, with the Olympics being added to the calendar seeing 31 different matchups, with the IHLC being defended at five tournaments in seven different countries.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship continued to see-saw between Canada and the United States in international women’s hockey, with each nation winning five games in 2018, but the Americans winning crucial Gold medals at both the PyeongChang Olympics and Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – Finland 5-2 Canada – Dec. 23, 2018


 Finland 5-2 Canada 
Exhibition Game
Rogers Arena, Vancouver 
Sunday, December 23, 2018

Morgan Frost and Barrett Hayton scored goals, but special-teams doomed Canada’s National Junior Team in a 5-2 loss to Finland in its final pre-tournament game Sunday ahead of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
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IHLC Results – Canada 6-1 Slovakia – Dec. 21, 2018


 Canada 6-1
 Slovakia 
Exhibition Game
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Friday, December 21, 2018

Cody Glass had a goal and two assists for the second game in a row, and Canada’s National Junior Team rode a big first period to a 6-1 win over Slovakia on Friday night ahead of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-3 Switzerland – Dec. 19, 2018


 Canada 5-3 Switzerland 
Exhibition Game
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Maxime Comtois scored two goals and set up two others, sending Canada’s National Junior Team to a 5-3 win over Switzerland in its pre-tournament opener Wednesday ahead of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
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IHLC Results – United States 5-2 Canada – Nov. 10, 2018


 United States 5-2 Canada 
Four Nations Cup Gold Medal Game
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Hilary Knight scored twice and 10 other U.S. skaters registered points as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Canada, 5-2, here tonight in Saskatoon to win the 2018 Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – United States 2-1 Canada – Nov. 7, 2018


 United States 2-1 Canada 
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Sydney Brodt scored the game-winner with 1:38 remaining in the third period to lift the U.S. Women’s National Team over Canada, 2-1, here tonight in its second preliminary round game of the 2018 Four Nations Cup at SaskTel Centre.
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