๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Boston Pride Capture Second Consecutive Isobel Cup


After an improbable season, marred once again by COVID delays, the Boston Pride improbably escaped the quarterfinals, upset the Toronto Six 5-1 in the semifinals, and tonight notched a come from behind victory over the PHF’s top seed, the Connecticut Whale, winning the Isobel Cup Final 4-2 to win their second straight, and third overall, Cup title.
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IIHF Announces Tournament Updates Following Russia, Belarus Suspensions


Just under three weeks after announcing that Russia and Belarus were banned from IIHF participation after the Russian-led and Belarusian-backed invasion of Ukraine that began on 24 February, today the International Ice Hockey Federation announced replacement clubs for upcoming participation in the upcoming 2022 Men’s, Women’s and Junior World Championships.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Five Canadian Players Join Triple Gold Club


By virtue of Canada’s dominant Gold Medal victory in Beijing, five new players from Team Canadaย have now joined the women’s version of the Triple Gold Club, all adding Olympic Gold to their World Championship Gold and Clarkson Cup titles.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 17 Feb 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Olympic Gold Medal Game
Wukesong Sports Centre, Beijing ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Thursday, 17 February 2022

Talk about revenge and rising to the occasion. Legendary captain Marie-Philip Poulin stepped up with two goals and an assist as Canada beat the U.S. 3-2 to win the 2022 Olympic womenโ€™s hockey Gold medal on Thursday. Utterly relentless, the Canadians regained the title they lost to the Americans in PyeongChang four years ago.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 10-3 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ – 14 Feb 2022


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Olympic Semifinal
Wukesong Sports Centre, Beijing ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Thursday, 17 February 2022

There was never any doubt. Canada scored five first-period goals and kept on rolling in a 10-3 semi-final rout of Switzerland. The reigning World Champions outshot the Swiss 61-13. Canada faces the winner of the U.S.Finland semi-final in Thursdayโ€™s Gold medal game.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 11-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 11 Feb 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 11-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Olympic Quarterfinal
Wukesong Sports Centre, Beijing ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Friday, 11 February 2022

Canada scored four goals in the first period and never looked back, skating to a one-sided 11-0 win over Sweden to advance to the semi-finals and send the Swedes packing. It was a dominating performance by the top-scoring team in the tournament, and they now have two full days off before playing again on Monday.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 08 Feb 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Olympic Preliminary Round
Wukesong Sports Centre, Beijing ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Tuesday, 08 February 2022

It is one of the greatest rivalries in sports, and when Canada defeated the U.S. 4-2 to lock up first place in Group A, it was the most exciting hockey we’ve seen yet at these 2022 Olympics.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 6-1 Russian Olympic Committee ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ – 07 Feb 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 6-1 Russian Olympic Committee ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Olympic Preliminary Round
Wukesong Sports Centre, Beijing ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Monday, 07 February 2022

Canada overcame an unusual delay of more than an hour to the start of Mondayโ€™s game with the ROC team and marched to a 6-1 victory, staying perfect atop Group A.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 Winter Olympics (Men’s)


For the second straight Olympics, the men’s hockey tournament will not feature NHL superstars (although this time due to COVID-19), making the Olympic tournament not necessarily a true “best on best,” but still a showcase of some of the world’s top talent looking to capture Gold and Olympic glory in Beijing.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 11-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 05 Feb 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 11-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Olympic Preliminary Round
Wukesong Sports Centre, Beijing ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Saturday, 05 February 2022

Once again, Sarah Fillier lit the fire and her Canadian teammates stoked the blaze. In an 11-1 rout of Finland, the preternaturallyย gifted 21-year-old Olympic rookie set the early tone with two goals, as she did in the 12-1 shellacking of Switzerland.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 12-1 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ – 03 Feb 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 12-1 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
Olympic Preliminary Round
National Indoor Stadium, Beijing ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ
Thursday, 03 February 2022

The cauldron has yet to be lit to start these 24th Olympic Winter Games but already Canadaโ€™s womenโ€™s team has come out with an emphatic 12-1 victory over the Swiss this afternoon at the National Indoor Stadium in Beijing.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 Winter Olympics (Women’s)


The seventh ever women’s Olympic tournament is set to kick off this Thursday, with an anticipated showdown once again between Canada and the United States likely to highlight the Gold Medal Match for the sixth time.
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IHLC 2021 In Review – Junior


Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw seven games of competition this year on the junior side, nearly a year apart, all in Edmonton, and cut short thanks to the outright cancellation of the 2022 World Junior Championship thanks to the Omicron variant.
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IHLC 2021 In Review – Men’s


With the international hockey calendar returning (relatively) to normal in 2021, the IHLC saw a flurry of activity throughout the year, bookended with stops on the Euro Hockey Tour, and a relocated World Championship in between. Continue reading

IHLC 2021 In Review – Women’s


After a tumultuous year that saw the IIHF Women’s Championship be cancelled for the second straight year, then revived in August, the IHLC finally saw a return to relative normalcy in the second half of 2021, in the lead-up to the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
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Remainder Of 2022 World Junior Championship Cancelled


After the third game in two days needed to be cancelled due to positive cases on an individual team, today the IIHF announced that the remainder of the 2022 World Junior Championships in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta, Canada would be cancelled.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Remainder Of 2021-22 Rivalry Series Cancelled


After their scheduled matchup for 20 December in Saint Paul, Minnesota was cancelled due to the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, today Hockey Canada announced the final two games of their Rivalry Series against the United States, set to take place in early January in Alberta, have been cancelled as well.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 World Junior Championship


After COVID-19 forced the 2021 World Junior Championship into a bubble, the tournament returns to Alberta, Canada for 2022, with Edmonton and Red Deer hosting the world’s top under-20 hockey teams in front of fans for the first time since January 2020, just before the world changed forever.
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