Ukranian Players Caught Up In Division IA Bribery Scandal


A bribery scandal has struck the hockey world, with news coming from Finnish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat that two Ukranian players were caught accepting bribes to throw the 2017 World Championship Division IA, which clinched Korea their first promotion in history to the 2018 World Championships, putting the legitimacy of their win, along with Korea’s future, in potential doubt.
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2018 World Championships Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2018 World Championships in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against Belarus, while hosts Denmark open the tournament against Germany on opening day.
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2018 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return in the lead-up to the 2018 World Championships this season, with yet another scheduling reformat thanks to the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, with national teams fine-tuning their rosters before heading to Copenhagen and Herning.
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2018 World Junior Championships Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York is highlighted by the first ever outdoor game in IIHF competition, a tilt between defending champs Team USA and their cross-border rivals, Canada, on December 29, at New Era Field in nearby Orchard Park.
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2017 World Championships Spell Retirement For Huet, Meunier, Green


Three legends of emerging squads both played their final international matches today at the 2017 World Championships, as French goalie Cristobal Huet, French captain Laurent Meunier and Danish captain Morten Green played their final games of the tournament, finalizing their retirements that were announced before the tournament began.
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Slovenia, Italy Relegated From World Championships


Still with a day until the end of the 2017 World Championship group round, the two relegated teams for 2018 have already been determined, with both Slovenia and Italy, who only gained promotion in 2016, set to return to Division IA next season.
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IHLC Preview – 2017 World Championship


The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 5 in both Cologne and Paris, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting to compete at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Switzerland 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 2017 World Championships in Paris and Cologne, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2016-17 season.
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Austria, Korea Promoted To 2018 World Championships


The two teams that narrowly missed promotion to the 2017 World Championships today both punched their tickets to the 2018 tournament in Denmark, with Austria and Korea locking up their spots at the World Championship Division IA finals in Kiev, Ukraine.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Denmark – Apr. 28, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
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Friday, April 28, 2017

A pair of Gaëtan Haas goals and a shutout performance by Jonas Hiller put the International Hockey Lineal Championship back in the hands of Switzerland, dispatching Denmark 2-0 to complete the Euro Hockey Challenge.
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