Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2019

The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2019 on 15 November, with the most decorated women’s player in history, the first Iron Curtain star to defect to the west, and a pair of multiple Stanley Cup champions, who between them hold a number of International Hockey Lineal Championships, all to join the ranks of the Hall in Toronto.
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Martin Erat Retires From Kometa Brno At Age 37

Czech winger Martin Erat, who spent twenty years professionally in the NHL, KHL and Czech leagues, as well as representing the Narodnitym many times, today announced his retirement from his final club, HC Kometa Brno.
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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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IHLC Results – Russia 3-0 Czechia – 13 May 2019

🇷🇺 Russia 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿
World Championship Preliminary Round
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Monday, 13 May 2019

Great goaltending and committed team defence can take you a long way. That isn’t always Russia’s formula for success, but the Sbornaya withstood a stiff Czech test on Monday in Bratislava, prevailing 3-0 with a stellar shutout from Andrei Vasilevski.
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IHLC Preview – 2019 World Championship

The finish of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 10 in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, with the top sixteen hockey countries in the world meeting to compete at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.
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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 Results – Czechia 3-0 Sweden – 04 May 2019

🇨🇿 Czechia 3-0 Sweden 🇸🇪
Carlson Hockey Games
DRFG Arena, Brno 🇨🇿
Saturday, 04 May 2019

1st Period
07:04 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Jaškin (Sklenička)
09:24 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Lander, hooking
15:12 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Rousek, holding
17:29 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Gudas, holding
17:41 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Jaškin, roughing
17:41 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Hörnqvist, roughing
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Luděk Bukač: 1935-2019

Just days after the death of Ján Starší, who built the Czechoslovak national team into a dominant force in the 1970’s, the man who helped carry the Czechoslovakian team through the 1980’s and Czech team in the 1990’s has also passed away, as Luděk Bukač today died at the age of 83.
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Hungary, Denmark Promoted To 2020 Women’s World Championship

Just days after France and Sweden were relegated to Division IA at the 2020 Women’s World Championship, their spots were claimed by long-time returnees Denmark and first-timers Hungary for the Top Division in 2020.
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