IHLC 2017 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship increased the number of champions yet again from a previous year, with eight different countries holding the title over 28 games in the lead-up to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang.
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IHLC Results – Czechia 4-1 Sweden – Dec. 17, 2017


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Channel One Cup
VTB Ice Palace, Moscow 
Sunday, December 17, 2017

Czechia completed their perfect sweep of the Channel One Cup, dispatching Sweden in a 4-1 victory to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship, carrying the title and some tremendous momentum into the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.
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IHLC Results – Czechia 4-1 Canada – Dec. 15, 2017


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Channel One Cup
VTB Ice Palace, Moscow 
Friday, December 15, 2017

A determined Czech squad took advantage of tight defensive play and a late power play goal to eke out a 4-1 victory over Canada at the Channel One Cup in Moscow, retaining the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – Czechia 3-2 Finland (OT) – Dec. 13, 2017


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Channel One Cup
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Martin Růžička completed his natural hat trick just 64 seconds into overtime to complete a stunning comeback victory for Czechia over Finland, winning their opening match of the Channel One Cup to win the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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2017-18 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released


The full schedule for the 2017-18 Euro Hockey Tour has been announced, the highlights being the moving of the Sweden Hockey Games to April (due to this year’s Olympics in February), and the addition of teams from Canada, Switzerland and Korea, all preparing for the Games in Pyeongchang.
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Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Switzerland Wins Euro Hockey Challenge


With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge, as the season ends to ring in the start of the 2017 World Championships in Paris and Cologne, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2016-17 season.
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Sweden Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Finland Wins Euro Hockey Challenge

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With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge as the season winds down leading up to the World Championships in Russia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2015-16 season.
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Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released, Format Same As 2014-15

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After a new format for the Euro Hockey Tour was unveiled last season, eliminating the Oddset and Czech Hockey Games and replacing the second half of the tournament with a round-robin format between Sweden, Finland, Russia and Czechia, the tournament details have been confirmed to follow the same format for 2015-16.
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Sweden Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Czechs Win Euro Hockey Challenge

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With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge as the season winds down leading up to the World Championships in Czechia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2014-15 season.
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IHLC 2014 In Review – Men’s

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2014 was quite a year for the International Hockey Lineal Championship, in that theihlc.com formally launched in September, bringing 100+ years of international hockey history online. But this calendar year certainly saw its share of movement and excitement as well.
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