๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป IIHF Removes Minsk As 2021 World Championship Host


After months of pressure from political parties, hockey federations and tournament sponsors over holding half of the 2021 IIHF World Championship in Minsk, Belarus, the IIHF today announced they will remove Minsk as a co-host of the tournament, over safety concerns due to both COVID-19 and political unrest in the nation.
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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 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-2 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ (SO) – 20 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Swedenย 3-2ย Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย (SO)
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Sunday, 20 May 2018

Filip Forsberg’s shootout goal lifted Sweden to a 3-2 win over Switzerland and a second straight IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship gold medal in Copenhagen on Sunday.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 6-0 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 19 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Swedenย 6-0ย United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

World Championship Semifinal
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Saturday, 19 May 2018

Sweden advanced to the gold medal game with a 6-0 win over Team USA, advancing to tomorrow eveningโ€™s final against the winner of Canada-Switzerland and the chance for back-to-back championship titles.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 3-2 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 17 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United Statesย 3-2ย Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

World Championship Quarterfinal
Jyske Bank BOXEN, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Thursday, 17 May 2018

Team USA edged out a 3-2 win against the Czech Republic sending them to the semi-final of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Riding the exploits of Patrick Kane and the goaltending of Keith Kinkaid, the Americans move to Copenhagen for the final four.
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Dave Henderson & Pierre Pousse Coach Final Game For Les Bleus


Dave Henderson and Pierre Pousse, who helmed the France national team’s bench together as head and assistant coaches respectively since 2004, today both coached their final game, a 5-1 loss to Switzerland at the 2018 World Championships, ending a remarkable 14 year streak of bringing French hockey back to the Top Division to stay.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 4-3 Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น – 14 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechiaย 4-3ย Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Monday, 14 May 2018

The Czech Republic rounded off its Group A campaign with a win against Austria, with Tomรกลก Hyka contributing three points in a 4-3 victory.
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๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Belarus, South Korea Relegated From World Championship


An expected team and a very unexpected team both clinched the unwanted spots of relegation to Division IA at the 2018 IIHF World Championship, with Sout Korea clinching the second relegation, after Belarus, with a day still remaining in group play at the tournament in Denmark.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 6-0 France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท – 13 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechiaย 6-0ย France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Sunday, 13 May 2018

There are hungry Bruins on the prowl in Copenhagen. David Pastrลˆรกk scored two first-period goals to spark the Czech Republic to a 6-0 romp over France on Sunday.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 3-0 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ – 11 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechiaย 3-0ย Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Friday, 11 May 2018

Czech fans are loving the party in Copenhagen right now. Their team got three first-period goals, and that was all it took in a 3-0 win over Belarus on Friday night.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 4-3 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ (OT) – 10 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 4-3ย Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย (OT)

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Thursday, 10 May 2018

Adding David Pastrลˆรกk and David Krejฤรญ paid off immediately. Not only did the Czechs break Russiaโ€™s three-game shutout streak with the magic of the two Boston Bruins stars, but they also triumphed 4-3 on Thursday on Pastrลˆรกk’s overtime winner.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 6-0 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ – 07 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russiaย 6-0ย Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Monday, 07 May 2018

Russia retained first place in Group A with its third consecutive shutout win on Monday, blanking Belarus 6-0. The Russians, who won gold at the PyeongChang Olympics in February, have not conceded a goal so far at the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Copenhagen.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 7-0 Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น – 06 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russiaย 7-0ย Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Sunday, 06 May 2018

Russia roared to another convincing victory against one of the outsiders at this championship, following up its 7-0 win over France with a similar scoreline against Austria.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 7-0 France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท – 04 May 2018


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russiaย 7-0ย France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Friday, 04 May 2018

Russia scored three first-period goals in just 3:14 and never looked back in a 7-0 romp over France to kick off the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Copenhagen.
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IHLC Preview – 2018 World Championship


The finish of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on 4 May in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with the top sixteen hockey countries in the world meeting to compete at the 2018 IIHF World Championship.
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ 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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IIHF Announces 2018 Hall Of Fame Class


The IIHF announced the newest class of inductees to the Hall of Fame, highlighted by a quartet of international superstars – Daniel Alfredsson, Rob Blake, Jere Lehtinen and Chris Chelios, who will have their numerous achievements, both professionally and internationally, recognized in Denmark this May.
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2018 World Championship Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2018 World Championship in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against Belarus, while hosts Denmark open the tournament against Germany on opening day.
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2018 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return in the lead-up to the 2018 World Championships this season, with yet another scheduling reformat thanks to the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, with national teams fine-tuning their rosters before heading to Copenhagen and Herning.
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