🇨🇿 Jaroslav Bednář Announces Retirement At Age 44

Czech winger Jaroslav Bednář, a part of the Czech Extraliga and Narodnitym since 1994, announced his retirement from pro hockey following HC Slavia Praha’s elimination from the Chance Liga playoffs at the age of 44, ending a remarkable 27 season career played across the globe.
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🇨🇦 2021 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released

After having to delay for a year following the 2019-20 outbreak of the COVID-19 virus across the world, and delaying another month to meet Canadian quarantine protocols, today the IIHF announced the schedule for the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, who will host after postponing the 2020 edition of the tournament.
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🇺🇸 Boston Pride Capture 2021 Isobel Cup In Home-Ice Bubble

Despite entering the delayed NWHL playoffs as the fourth and final seed, the Boston Pride used unique pandemic circumstances to capitalize on home ice and capture their second Isobel Cup Saturday night, defeating the Minnesota Whitecaps in Boston to win the NWHL championship.
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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 Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 7-4 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 14 Feb 2021

🇷🇺 Russia 7-4 Czechia 🇨🇿
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmö Arena, Malmö 🇸🇪
Sunday, 14 February 2021

In the concluding match of the Swedish Hockey Games, the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team defeated the Czech Republic 7-4 in a goal-filled thriller in Malmö.
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🇱🇻 2021 World Championship Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Rīga, Latvia, marking the return of the World Championship after its historic cancellation last year, returning to Latvia for the first time in 15 years.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 02 Jan 2021

🇨🇦 Canada 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿
World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
Rogers Place, Edmonton 🇨🇦
Saturday, 02 January 2021

Canada scored two goals in the first period en route to a disciplined 3-0 win over the Czech Republic to advance to the semi-finals on Monday. The loss eliminates the Czechs, who last won a medal at the U20 in 2005 (bronze).
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s

Thanks to the global 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 Preview – 2021 World Junior Championship

The first IIHF “bubble” tournament is set to begin in Edmonton, Canada, with the 2020 calendar year coming to a close with the start of the 2021 World Junior Championship, being held in a contained Rogers Place with the top nations in the hockey world looking to earn glory in the midst of a global pandemic.
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