🇨🇿 🇩🇰 🇸🇪 Czechia, Denmark, Sweden Clinch Final 2022 Women’s Olympic Qualifying Spots


After just three months Olympic qualifiers that were set to begin nearly a year ago, but delayed due to COVID-19, the three final qualification spots for a trip to Beijing were today clinched by Czechia, Denmark and Sweden for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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Provisional Olympians Named For Beijing 2022


As part of the NHL’s re-entry into the Olympics with the upcoming games in Beijing this February, the NHL and IIHF collectively announced provisional NHL players for each team, naming three active professionals to each roster.
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🇨🇳 2022 Men’s Olympic Hockey Schedule Released


The IIHF today released the schedule for the men’s tournament at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, with the tournament beginning on Wednesday, 09 February, with defending champions the Russian Olympic Committee starting their title defence on the opening day, in the first tournament since 2014 to feature NHL players on Olympic rosters.
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IIHF Congress Approves Women’s World Championships In Olympic Years


After over twenty years of not holding the IIHF Women’s World Championship in years when the Olympics are taking place, today the IIHF Congress voted to allow for both tournaments to be held the same calendar year every four years, with the tournament moving from April to August in Olympic years, starting in 2022.
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🇨🇳 NHL, IIHF Reach Agreement On 2022 Olympic Participation


After the NHL and NHL Player’s Association came to an agreement last summer to participate at both the 2022 and 2026 Olympics, pending negotiations with the International Olympic Committee and IIHF, today it was announced that NHL players will in fact participate at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, marking their return to the Games after skipping the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.
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🇸🇰 🇱🇻 🇩🇰 Slovakia, Latvia, Denmark Clinch Final Beijing 2022 Men’s Olympic Qualifying Spots


After nearly two year of Olympic qualifiers that began in Luxembourg and China in November 2019, four rounds of play, 36 teams competing and a global pandemic in between, came to a conclusion today for the final three spots in Beijing, with the spots being clinched locked up by Slovakia, Latvia and Denmark for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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🇫🇮 2022 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2022 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Tampere and Helsinki, Finland, returning to the nation for the first time since Helsinki hosted consecutively in 2012-13.
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🇨🇳 🇮🇹 NHL, NHLPA Agrees To Olympic Return In 2022 & 2026


With both the National Hockey League and NHL Players Association today ratifying both their return to play proposal to complete the 2019-20 NHL season, as well as extend their latest Collective Bargaining Agreement, one major clause of the plan is the return of NHL players to the Winter Olympics, marking the return of the world’s top professional players for the first time since 2014, pending IOC and IIHF approval.
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Major Announcements Made At 2019 IIHF Congress


The IIHF Annual Congress today was held on the off day at the 2019 World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with a number of major announcements voted on to impact the future of international hockey in the coming years.
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🇨🇳 China Granted Automatic Berths At 2022 Beijing Olympics


In a similar vein to the IIHF’s decision four years ago to allow Korea automatic berths to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, the IIHF today confirmed at their Annual Congress that the next Winter Olympic hosts, China, will gain automatic berths for the men’s and women’s tournaments in Beijing for the 2022 Games.
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IIHF Confirms 2022 Olympic Women’s Tournament Expanding To Ten Teams


Following a similar mandate made for the IIHF Women’s World Championships last year, the IIHF today confirmed that the 2022 Olympic women’s tournament in Beijing, China, will expand to ten teams, in order to accommodate both the host country and a new contender in an ever-increasing talent pool in international women’s hockey.
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🇨🇳 Beijing Announced As Host Of 2022 Winter Olympics

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After a two-city race between Asian powers to host the XXIV Olympiad, it was today announced in Kuala Lumpur that Beijing, China will host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, after defeating Almaty, Kazakhstan by a vote of 44-40.
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IHLC Team Profiles – 🇨🇳 China (Men’s)

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🇨🇳 CHINA (CHN) Men’s National Ice Hockey Team (1972-)

An emerging hockey nation just by virtue of its sheer size, the Chinese men’s team will look to replicate the success of the women’s size before the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. With the world watching, China will look to make their first Olympic appearance a success, potentially racking up a few wins (and an IHLC title) in Beijing.
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IHLC Team Profiles – 🇨🇳 China (Women’s)

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🇨🇳 CHINA (CHN) Women’s National Ice Hockey Team (1992-)

China has been a unique contender for the women’s IHLC, emerging as an unlikely threat at the 1992 World Championship – but more remarkable has been their ability to stay competitive in a nation not known for its hockey prowess. China nearly upset the dominant Canadian squad at the 1996 Pacific Rim Championship, narrowly losing 1-0. China has played the most games of any women’s team that has yet to win the IHLC, and will surely continue to compete to win their elusive first IHLC.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 13-1 China 🇨🇳 – 04 Apr 2009

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🇨🇦 Canada 13-1 China 🇨🇳
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Patria Areena, Hämeenlinna 🇫🇮
Saturday, 04 April 2009

Canada opened the 2009 Women’s World Hockey Championship with a 13-1 win against overmatched China on Saturday.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 11-0 China 🇨🇳 – 06 Apr 2008

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🇨🇦 Canada 11-0 China 🇨🇳
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Baqu Arena, Harbin 🇨🇳
Sunday, 06 April 2008

Jennifer Botterill had two goals and two assists as Canada’s National Women’s Team beat China 11-0 at Baqu Arena on Day 3 of the 2008 IIHF World Women’s Championship.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 12-1 China 🇨🇳 – 14 Feb 2002

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🇺🇸 United States 12-1 China 🇨🇳
Olympic Preliminary Round
Peaks Ice Arena, Provo 🇺🇸
Thursday, 14 February 2002

BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:19 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Granato (Wendell, Darwitz)
02:54 – 🇨🇳 PEN – Wang L., slashing
04:34 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Dunn, interference
07:04 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Looney (Bailey, Baker)
09:29 – 🇨🇳 PEN – Ma, slashing
16:30 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Granato
20:00 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Dunn, checking from behind major + game misconduct
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 13-0 China 🇨🇳 – 03 Apr 2001

🇺🇸 United States 13-0 China 🇨🇳
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
National Hockey Center, St. Cloud 🇺🇸
Tuesday, 03 April 2001

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:48 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Looney (Wendell)
06:34 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – King (Wendell)
08:01 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Bailey (Granato, Ruggiero)
09:12 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Wendell (King)
09:48 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Ruggiero, roughing
11:58 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Granato (Bailey)
12:37 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Blahoski, roughing
14:58 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Blahoski, roughing
17:23 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Merz
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 8-1 China 🇨🇳 – 04 Apr 2000

🇨🇦 Canada 8-1 China 🇨🇳
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Kitchener Memorial Auditorium, Kitchener 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 04 April 2000

BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:07 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Benoit (Sunohara)
07:47 – 🇨🇳 PEN – Jin, interference
07:59 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – Brisson (Sunohara)
09:31 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Goyette (Botterill, Wickenheiser)
15:26 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Goyette (Wickenheiser)
16:57 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Pounder, interference
17:49 – 🇨🇦 SH GOAL – Campbell
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