The schedule for the 2023 IIHF Women’s World Championship has been released, being hosted in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, with the hosts looking to “three-peat” as champions for the first time in nearly two decades.
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🇦🇹 Austria Relegated From World Junior Championship
After consecutive losses of 5-2 and 4-2 in their relegation series against Latvia, Austria was today relegated to the World Junior Division IA in 2024, returning to the lower division for the first time since 2020.
IHLC 2022 In Review – Men’s
The international hockey season saw a relative return to normal 2022, with both the Olympics and World Championships taking place amidst a pandemic, political turmoil, and a number of major swings in the balance of global hockey power.
IHLC 2022 In Review – Women’s
After a relative return to normalcy in the international hockey calendar, the women’s circuit saw two major tournaments in the same year for the first time ever, with the IHLC contended at both the Olympics and Women’s World Championship, and twenty one games total over the course of 2022.
🇫🇮 🇱🇻 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 Rīga, 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.
🇨🇿 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.
🇩🇰 🇫🇷 Denmark Relegated, France Promoted To 2023 Women’s Worlds
In one of the most shocking developments in recent World Championship history, it is Denmark, in front of a home crowd in Frederikshavn, hosting their first ever Championship tournament, who was relegated on home ice, thanks to a literal last-second goal by Germany, sending them to Division IA in 2023, with France set to take their place.
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.
IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 14-1 Denmark 🇩🇰 – 20 Aug 2022
🇨🇦 Canada 14-1 Denmark 🇩🇰
Rødovre Centrum Arena, Rødovre 🇩🇰
Saturday, 20 August 2022
Marie-Philip Poulin and Sarah Fillier both scored four goals as Canada beat Denmark 14-1 in Rødovre.
Matthews, Makar Highlight 2022 NHL Awards
The National Hockey League completed its awards distribution for the 2021-22 season with the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals, with thirteen IHLC holders representing seven countries taking home trophies handed out over the past month.
2022 Women’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.
🇩🇰 Frans Nielsen Retires Following Denmark’s Elimination From Worlds
With Denmark’s shocking elimination from the 2022 World Championship, the end of an era in Danish hockey has come to a close, as national team mainstay Frans Nielsen, the first Dane to find success in the NHL, announced his retirement from the sport at the age of 38.
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.
🇫🇷 France Promoted To 2023 Women’s World Championship
After two years of no promotion or relegation at the Women’s World Championship thanks to COVID-19, today France gained promotion back to the Top Division for 2023, for the first time in three years, after a winner-take-all victory over Norway on home ice in Angers, France.
IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 1-0 Denmark 🇩🇰 – 14 Apr 2022
🇫🇮 Finland 1-0 Denmark 🇩🇰
Euro Hockey Challenge
Rødovre Centrum Arena, Rødovre 🇩🇰
Thursday, 14 April 2022
17:46 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Tuohimaa, delay of game
IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 4-3 Denmark 🇩🇰 (SO) – 13 Apr 2022
🇫🇮 Finland 4-3 Denmark 🇩🇰 (SO)
Euro Hockey Challenge
Spar Nord Arena, Odense 🇩🇰
Wednesday, 13 April 2022
00:22 – 🇩🇰 GOAL – O. Larsen (Bau, Poulsen)
05:19 – 🇩🇰 PEN – M. Larsen, holding
06:26 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Erholtz (Palmu, Manninen)
12:06 – 🇩🇰 GOAL – Setkov (From)
IIHF Announces Tournament Updates Following Russia, Belarus Suspensions
Just under three weeks after announcing that Russia and Belarus were banned from IIHF participation after the Russian-led and Belarusian-backed invasion of Ukraine that began on 24 February, today the International Ice Hockey Federation announced replacement clubs for upcoming participation in the upcoming 2022 Men’s, Women’s and Junior World Championships.
IHLC Preview – 2022 Winter Olympics (Men’s)
For the second straight Olympics, the men’s hockey tournament will not feature NHL superstars (although this time due to COVID-19), making the Olympic tournament not necessarily a true “best on best,” but still a showcase of some of the world’s top talent looking to capture Gold and Olympic glory in Beijing.
IHLC Preview – 2022 Winter Olympics (Women’s)
The seventh ever women’s Olympic tournament is set to kick off this Thursday, with an anticipated showdown once again between Canada and the United States likely to highlight the Gold Medal Match for the sixth time.
IHLC 2021 In Review – Men’s
With the international hockey calendar returning (relatively) to normal in 2021, the IHLC saw a flurry of activity throughout the year, bookended with stops on the Euro Hockey Tour, and a relocated World Championship in between. Continue reading