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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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 3-2 Finland 🇫🇮 (SO) – 09 Nov 2019


🇨🇿 Czechia 3-2 Finland 🇫🇮 (SO)
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Saturday, 09 November 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
11:58 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Niemelä, cross checking
17:32 – 🇨🇿 PEN – T. Zohorna, slashing
19:59 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Jaškin, cross checking
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🇨🇿 🇸🇰 IHLC Classics: The Velvet Reunion

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 Czech Independence Day, we look back at Czechia’s third World Championship from the year 2000, won in a tense battle over neighbouring Slovakia in their first major elimination game since the split of Czechoslovakia.

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🇨🇿 Czechia 5-3 Slovakia 🇸🇰
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Ice Palace, Saint Petersburg 🇷🇺
Sunday, 14 May 2000

Proving that breakups of countries don’t have to result in bloodshed, Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993, an event sometimes called the Velvet Divorce.
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2020 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, which hopes to bring as much drama and excitement as the last year’s tournament in Finland did.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 25 Aug 2019


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup
Universal Sports Palace Molot, Perm 🇷🇺
Sunday, 25 August 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:00 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Kubíček, roughing
06:00 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Gustafsson, roughing
14:07 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Andersson, tripping
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-2 Finland 🇫🇮 – 24 Aug 2019


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-2 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup
Universal Sports Palace Molot, Perm 🇷🇺
Saturday, 24 August 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:03 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Bambula (Čajka)
09:30 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Lauko, interference
14:29 – 🇨🇿 PEN – team, too many players
14:59 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Haatanen (Tuomisto, Salonen)
15:54 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Maccelli, roughing
15:54 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Střondala, roughing
15:54 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Štibingr, hooking
17:11 – 🇨🇿 SH GOAL – Blümel (Dajčar)
19:16 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Kakkonen, holding
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2020 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2020 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Lausanne and Zürich, Switzerland, returning to the nation for the first time since Bern and Kloten hosted in 2009.
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2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released


The 2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour schedule has been revealed to follow a nearly identical cadence to the previous year, with Czechia, Russia, Finland and Sweden starting up this season’s tournament in November.
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 6-5 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 23 Jul 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 6-5 Czechia 🇨🇿
Exhibition Game
Vierumäki Ice Arena, Vierumäki 🇫🇮
Tuesday, 23 July 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
04:31 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Kučeřík, tripping
07:42 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Salonen, slashing
08:48 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Lundell, slashing
12:14 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Erholtz, interference
13:07 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – Teplý
13:27 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Klejna, kneeing
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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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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 10 May 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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