IHLC Results – Sweden 2-1 Canada (SO) – May 21, 2017


Sweden 2-1 Canada  (SO)
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Lanxess Arena, Cologne 
Sunday, May 21, 2017

In a game of close defence and lucky bounces, it was Sweden that reigned supreme in Cologne, defeating Canada in a narrow victory, the first Gold Medal Game since 1994 to go to a shootout, to capture their tenth World Championship crown, and capture the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – Canada 4-2 Russia – May 20, 2017


 Canada 4-2 Russia
World Championship Semifinal
Lanxess Arena, Cologne 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Canada roared to a stunning come-from-behind victory to overthrow Russia and advance to the World Championship Gold Medal Game, winning 4-2 on a third period flurry to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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Major Announcements Made At 2017 IIHF Congress


The IIHF Annual Congress today was held on the off day at the 2017 World Championships in Cologne, Germany, with a number of major announcements voted on to impact the future of international hockey in the coming years.
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IHLC Results – Canada 2-1 Germany – May 18, 2017


 Canada 2-1 Germany 
World Championship Quarterfinal
Lanxess Arena, Cologne 
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Canada eked out a much-too-close-for-comfort Quarterfinal victory over Germany in Cologne on Thursday, narrowly beating the World Championships host 2-1 to advance to the Semifinals and retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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Slovenia, Italy Relegated From World Championships


Still with a day until the end of the 2017 World Championship group round, the two relegated teams for 2018 have already been determined, with both Slovenia and Italy, who only gained promotion in 2016, set to return to Division IA next season.
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IHLC Preview – 2017 World Championship


The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 5 in both Cologne and Paris, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting to compete at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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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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2017 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed

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After two seasons of a consistent format, the Euro Hockey Challenge has undergone yet another change for the 2017 iteration, leading up to the IIHF World Championships the following month in Cologne and Paris.
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2017 World Championships Schedule Released

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The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2017 World Championships in Paris, France and Cologne, Germany, with defending champions Canada opening the tournament against Czechia, while hosts Germany open the tournament against the United States on opening day, and France hosts Norway on day two.
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Slovenia Promoted To 2017 Worlds, Italy Likely As Well

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After Slovenia edged out Austria 2-1 and Italy defeated an upstart Korean squad by the same score on the last day of competition, the qualifiers for the 2017 World Championships in Cologne and Paris became more clear, although Slovenia is the only one with a guarantee of playing for now.
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