🇨🇦 2021 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, with all teams playing in a quarantined bubble without spectators in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with the tournament set to begin on Christmas Day, while host nation and defending champions Canada opening on the more traditional Boxing Day.
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Draisaitl Leads The Pack At Virtual 2020 NHL Awards


The National Hockey League completed its awards distribution for the pandemic-delayed 2019-20 season with the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals in Edmonton, with twelve IHLC holders representing nine countries taking home trophies handed out over the past month.
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🇨🇿 Czech Ice Hockey Association Announces Cancellation Of Carlson Hockey Games


After members of both the Czech National U-20 and U-17 Team tested positive for COVID-19 following exhibition tournaments, the Czech Ice Hockey Association today announced all August tournaments and practices have been cancelled, including the postponed Carlson Hockey Games, set to complete the 2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour.
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🇨🇳 🇮🇹 NHL, NHLPA Agrees To Olympic Return In 2022 & 2026


With both the National Hockey League and NHL Players Association today ratifying both their return to play proposal to complete the 2019-20 NHL season, as well as extend their latest Collective Bargaining Agreement, one major clause of the plan is the return of NHL players to the Winter Olympics, marking the return of the world’s top professional players for the first time since 2014, pending IOC and IIHF approval.
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🇨🇿 Martin Erat Retires From Kometa Brno At Age 38


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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🇨🇿 Aleš Hemský Announces Retirement At Age 36


Aleš Hemský, the workhorse Czech winger who spent 15 years in the National Hockey League, today announced his retirement from pro hockey at age 36, after a concussion prevented him from playing for the past three years.
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🇨🇿 Czechia Announces Cancellation Of Euro Hockey Challenge, Carlson Hockey Games Postponement


Away from the multitude of IIHF cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, today two independently-organized tournaments between European federations were officially cancelled, as the Czech Ice Hockey Association today confirmed that both April’s Euro Hockey Challenge and May’s Czech Hockey Games in Brno would be cancelled.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (SO) – 09 Feb 2020


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Sunday, 09 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:03 – 🇨🇿 PEN – team, delay of game
11:24 – 🇷🇺 PP GOAL – Kayumov (Zernov, Golyshev)
12:45 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Sergeyev, cross checking
17:11 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Mironov, checking from behind minor + 10 min. misconduct
19:14 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Flek (Hyka, Šulák)
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 08 Feb 2020


🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Beijer Hockey Games
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Saturday, 08 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:55 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Klok, high sticking
03:53 – 🇨🇿 SH GOAL – Horák
10:00 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Karjalainen (Junttila, Salo)
14:46 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Seppälä, holding
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IHLC 2019 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw seven different champions hold the belt over the course of 21 games in 2019, including the end of the 2019 World Juniors and the start of the subsequent 2020 tournament.
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IHLC 2019 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship this year stayed within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, with only Russia, Czechia, Sweden and Finland holding the title over the course of 28 games throughout 2019.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (OT) – 30 Dec 2019


🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (OT)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
Monday, 30 December 2019

Cole Caufield scored his first goal of the tournament at 3:14 of overtime to give the Americans a 4-3 win over the Czechs.
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IHLC Preview – 2020 World Junior Championship


The finish of the holiday season, year 2019 and junior international hockey calendar is set to begin on Boxing Day in Czechia, with the top ten hockey nations on Earth meeting to compete at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 5-1 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 20 Dec 2019


🇸🇪 Sweden 5-1 Czechia 🇨🇿
Exhibition Game
Hala Polárka, Frýdek-Místek 🇨🇿
Friday, 20 December 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:45 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Kukla, delay of game
13:26 – 🇸🇪 GOAL – Fagemo (Broberg)
17:12 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Söderström, slashing
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (SO) – 14 Dec 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Saturday, 14 December 2019

The Russians seemed to be cruising to victory when 2-0 up in the first period, but after the Czechs scored three successive goals, the host nation required an equalizer in the third frame to force overtime. SKA Saint Petersburg forward Vladimir E. Tkachyov scored the winning penalty after the teams took the match to a tense shootout.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮 (OT) – 12 Dec 2019


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Finland 🇫🇮 (OT)
Channel One Cup
Logspeed CZ Aréna, Plzeň 🇨🇿
Thursday, 12 December 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:24 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Eronen, interference
05:54 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – Zaťovič (Gulaš)
09:44 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Sekáč (Tomášek)
12:04 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Björninen (Karjalainen)
12:27 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Sekáč, tripping
17:10 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Sedlák (Moravčík)
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