🇸🇪 Dick Axelsson Retires From Djurgårdens, Tre Kronor


Swedish winger Dick Axelsson, a domestic star with two Elitserien titles and a World Championship Gold Medal to boot, today announced his retirement from the spot at the age of 34 following his third pro season with Djurgårdens IF.
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🇷🇺 Undefeated Russia Clinches 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour


With three months to go until the formal end of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour and the start of the 2021 World Championship in Rīga, Russia today clinched the Euro Hockey Tour championship in record fashion, dumping Czechia to improve to a perfect 9-0 in tournament play thus far.
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s


Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw nine games of competition this year on the men’s side, staying completely within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, due to May’s World Championships being cancelled in Switzerland.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 20 Dec 2020


🇷🇺 Russia 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Sunday, 20 December 2020

In Moscow, the senior Russian national team produced a clinical performance against Finland in the concluding match of the Channel One Cup, earning a 5-1 victory to consequently win the second stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour with a perfect record.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-1 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 19 Dec 2020


🇷🇺 Russia 4-1 Czechia 🇨🇿
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Saturday, 19 December 2020

In a gritty battle, Russia produced a resolute defensive performance to defeat the Czech Republic in Moscow, earning a 4-1 victory to make it two wins in two matches at the 2020 Channel One Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO) – 17 Dec 2020


🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Thursday, 17 December 2020

In a pulsating encounter, Russia outlasted Sweden at the Channel One Cup, claiming a thrilling 4-3 victory in a lengthy penalty shootout in Moscow.
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IHLC 2019 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship this year stayed within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, with only Russia, Czechia, Sweden and Finland holding the title over the course of 28 games throughout 2019.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 2-0 Finland 🇫🇮 – 15 Dec 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 2-0 Finland 🇫🇮
Channel One Cup
Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Sunday, 15 December 2019

The senior national team completed the 2019 Channel One Cup campaign on a high note, defeating Finland 2-0 at the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (SO) – 14 Dec 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Saturday, 14 December 2019

The Russians seemed to be cruising to victory when 2-0 up in the first period, but after the Czechs scored three successive goals, the host nation required an equalizer in the third frame to force overtime. SKA Saint Petersburg forward Vladimir E. Tkachyov scored the winning penalty after the teams took the match to a tense shootout.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮 (OT) – 12 Dec 2019


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮 (OT)
Channel One Cup
Logspeed CZ Aréna, Plzeň 🇨🇿
Thursday, 12 December 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:24 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Eronen, interference
05:54 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – Zaťovič (Gulaš)
09:44 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Sekáč (Tomášek)
12:04 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Björninen (Karjalainen)
12:27 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Sekáč, tripping
17:10 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Sedlák (Moravčík)
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2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released


The 2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour schedule has been revealed to follow a nearly identical cadence to the previous year, with Czechia, Russia, Finland and Sweden starting up this season’s tournament in November.
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🇷🇺 🇨🇿 Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Czechia 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 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2018-19 season.
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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 Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 5-0 Finland 🇫🇮 – 16 Dec 2018


🇷🇺 Russia 5-0 Finland 🇫🇮
Channel One Cup
Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Sunday, 16 December 2018

In Saint Petersburg, the senior Russian national team took on Finland in the concluding match of the 2018 Channel One Cup match, with the Hockey Classic game taking place at the large Gazprom Arena.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮 (SO) – 13 Dec 2018


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮 (SO)
Channel One Cup
Tampereen jäähalli, Tampere 🇫🇮
Thursday, 13 December 2018

BOXSCORE
1st Period
12:29 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Palve, hooking
18:53 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Hakulinen (Virtanen, Rajala)
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2018-19 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released


After an odd year for the Euro Hockey Tour with the 2018 Olympics smack dab in the middle of the schedule, the 2018-19 Euro Hockey Tour schedule has returned to a similar format, with the core four teams of Czechia, Russia, Finland and Sweden starting up this season’s tournament in November.
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🇫🇮 Finland Wins 2018 Euro Hockey Tour & Challenge


For just the second time in history, the same nation has captured both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge titles, with Finland today eking out Sweden to lock up the 2017-18 Tour, becoming the second team after Czechia in 2012 to achieve the double.
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🇰🇷 South Korea Becomes First New Men’s IHLC Contender In 15 Years


In an international hockey world that seldom sees new nations emerge to contend for the International Hockey Lineal Championship, Slovakia’s IHLC win over Latvia today confirmed their next opponent will be South Korea (Korea Republic), making the Koreans the first new team in 15 years to contend for the IHLC.
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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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