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‡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‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Denmark Relegated, France Promoted To 2023 Womenโ€™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.
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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 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 14-1 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ – 20 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 14-1 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Exhibition Game
Rรธdovre Centrum Arena,ย Rรธdovreย ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Saturday, 20 August 2022

Marie-Philip Poulin and Sarah Fillier both scored four goals as Canada beat Denmark 14-1 in Rรธdovre.
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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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๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ 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.
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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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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท 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.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 1-0 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ – 14 Apr 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 1-0 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Euro Hockey Challenge
Rรธdovre Centrum Arena, Rรธdovre ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Thursday, 14 April 2022

BOXSCORE
1st Period
17:46 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PEN – Tuohimaa, delay of game
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-3 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ (SO) – 13 Apr 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-3 Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ (SO)
Euro Hockey Challenge
Spar Nord Arena, Odense ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
Wednesday, 13 April 2022

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:22 – ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ GOAL – O. Larsen (Bau, Poulsen)

05:19 – ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ PEN – M. Larsen, holding
06:26 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PP GOAL – Erholtz (Palmu, Manninen)
12:06 – ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ GOAL – Setkov (From)

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Belarus Promoted To World Junior Top Division In 2023


After a one-year stasis of the same ten teams in the World Junior Championship Top Division thanks to COVID-19, today Belarus punched their ticket to Russia in 2023 by emerging victorious atop Division IA in Denmark, going a perfect 5-0 in the tournament and sealing their victory with a win over Norway.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Czechia, Denmark, Sweden Clinch Final 2022 Women’s Olympic Qualifying Spots


After just three months Olympic qualifiers that were set to begin nearly a year ago, but delayed due to COVID-19, the three final qualification spots for a trip to Beijing were today clinched by Czechia, Denmark and Sweden for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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Provisional Olympians Named For Beijing 2022


As part of the NHL’s re-entry into the Olympics with the upcoming games in Beijing this February, the NHL and IIHF collectively announced provisional NHL players for each team, naming three active professionals to each roster.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ 2022 Men’s Olympic Hockey Schedule Released


The IIHF today released the schedule for the men’s tournament at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, with the tournament beginning on Wednesday, 09 February, with defending champions the Russian Olympic Committee starting their title defence on the opening day, in the first tournament since 2014 to feature NHL players on Olympic rosters.
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