๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป 2023 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Tampere, Finland and Rฤซga, Latvia, with the two previous Worlds hosts stepping in to replace Saint Petersburg, Russia as the hosts, who were stripped as hosts after Russia was banned from IIHF competition for their continued invasion of Ukraine.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 2023 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, with the tournament set to return to being played during the holiday season in front of fans, with Halifax, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick hosting for Canada for the third straight year.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 10-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 03 Sep 2022


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 10-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Womenโ€™s World Championship Semifinal
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Saturday, 03 September 2022

Team USA scored six goals in the first period to put the game out of reach with speed and seeming ease, defeating Czechia by a 10-1 count and advancing to the Gold medal game tomorrow night. They will face the winner of tonightโ€™s CanadaSwitzerland tilt.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia Becomes Newest Women’s IHLC Contender


Just two days after Hungary became the first women’s hockey team to compete for the IHLC in a dozen years, today history was made once again at the 2022 Women’s World Championship, with Czechia stunning Finland in overtime of the quarterfinals, setting up a semifinal (and IHLC) matchup against the United States.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ IHLC Classics: ล atan’s Pair Sends Naลกi chlapci To Finals

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of Slovakia’s Constitution Day (Deลˆ รšstavy Slovenskej republiky), we look back at Slovakia’s unlikely run to the 2012 World Championship Gold Medal Game, where they knocked off neighbouring Czechia to punch their ticket to the finals.

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Slovakia 3-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Championshipย Semifinal
Hartwall Areena, Helsinki ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Saturday, 19 May 2012

Miroslav ล atan’s second goal of the game, a beautiful short-handed marker early in the third, broke a 1-1 tie and led Slovakia to a 3-1 victory over the Czech Republic to give his team a place in the Gold medal game tomorrow.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 Women’s World Championship


After over a year and a half of no international women’s hockey competition due to COVID-19, the puck is set to drop on a historic Women’s World Championship in Denmark, as the IIHF for the first time is hosting the tournament in the same year as an Olympic tournament.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-2 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 19 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-2 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Friday, 19 August 2022

Wearing their snazzy, red, throwback sweaters, Canada blasted past the underdog Czechs by a 5-2 score this afternoon to advance to the gold medal game Saturday night, 6pm local time. Theyโ€™ll play the winners of tonightโ€™s SwedenFinland semi-finals. It will be their fifth appearance in the ultimate game in the last six years.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 9-3 Slovakia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ โ€“ 14 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 9-3 Slovakia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Sunday, 14 August 2022

Rule of thumb: if you can’t kill penalties, they will kill you. The Slovaks learned that the hard way on Sunday afternoon at Rogers Place. Brimming with confidence, Finland converted five times with the power play in a 9-3 dismantling of Slovakia.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (SO) โ€“ 11 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (SO)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Thursday, 11 August 2022

Kasper Simontaival scored the shootout winner to break a 3-3 tie and send Finland on to victory over Czechia this afternoon at Rogers Place. The win keeps Finland perfect (2-0) and drops the Czechs to 1-1 so far.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Jan Hlavรกฤ Announces Retirement From Hockey At Age 45


Veteran Czech winger Jan Hlavรกฤ, whose nearly three-decade career was highlighted with the Golden Goal of the 1999 World Championships, today announced his retirement from the sport at age 45, leaving the game with a Czech Extraliga title and four World Championship medals in hand.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 6-4 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 27 Jul 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 6-4 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Exhibition Game
Vierumรคki Ice Arena, Vierumรคki ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Wednesday, 27 July 2022

BOXSCORE
1st Period
14:23 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ GOAL – Karvinen (Rafkin, Viro)

18:16 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ PEN – Gut, tripping
18:24 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PEN – Jรคrventie, high sticking
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Colorado Avalanche Capture Third Stanley Cup Championship


After finishing dead last in the National Hockey League just five years ago, the Colorado Avalanche have come back to the top of the mountain in the hockey world, capturing the Stanley Cup in six games against the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Restarted 2022 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the rescheduled 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, restarting the tournament in Edmonton, Canada following the cancellation of December’s tournament due to an outbreak of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
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2022 Womenโ€™s World Championship Schedule Released


For the first time in its history, the IIHF Women’s World Championship will take place in an Olympic year, with the world’s top ten women’s teams convening in Denmark on 25 August to compete for the title of the world’s best, just six months after wrapping up the Olympics in Beijing.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 24 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Finland wrapped up an impressive Group B campaign with a 3-0 victory over Czechia in Tampere. Tuesdayโ€™s victory secures top spot in the preliminary round and gives Jukka Jalonenโ€™s team a quarter-final match-up against Slovakia here on Thursday.
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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Italy, Great Britain Relegated From World Championship Top Division


A day before the group round came to a close at the 2022 World Championship, both relegation spots to Division IA in 2023 were clinched, with Italy and Great Britain gaining the dubious distinction of being sent down, at the hands of Kazakhstan and Austria, respectively.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 1-0 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 23 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 1-0 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Monday, 23 May 2022

Czechia has secured a spot in the quarter-finals of the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship thanks to a 1-0 win over the USA in both teamsโ€™ penultimate game in the group stage.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 5-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 15 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 5-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Sunday, 15 May 2022

Rasmus Asplund led Sweden to its second victory with two markers in Sundayโ€™s 5-3 win over Czechia.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 5-1 Great Britain ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง – 14 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 5-1 Great Britain ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Saturday, 14 May 2022

It took some time, but Czechia delivered the expected victory over Great Britain in its opening game.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 World Championship


The top teams in international hockey will converge on Tampere and Helsinki, Finland starting this Friday, 13 May, kicking off the premiere event of the global hockey calendar, the 2022 IIHF World Championship.
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