🇨🇦 Edmonton To Be Sole Host Of 2021 World Junior Bubble


Shortly after the IIHF announced that all lower-tier World Junior tournaments would be cancelled for 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they today announced that the 2021 World Juniors Top Division will now be hosted in a “bubble” in Edmonton, which is currently hosting the 2020 NHL playoffs in a similar bubble, with the 2022 World Juniors to now be hosted jointly by Edmonton and Red Deer, ideally in front of fans.
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IIHF Cancels Lower-Tier Men’s Junior Tournaments


While there was initial hope following the widespread cancellation of all senior men’s and women’s IIHF events this past spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the resurgence of the virus in many parts of the world has prompted the IIHF to cancel a number of new tournaments for this winter, including all lower-tier men’s under-20 World Junior tournaments.
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2020 IIHF Extraordinary Congress Sets Future Calendar


With the scheduled 2020 IIHF Congress that was set for Zürich during the now-cancelled 2020 World Championships, today the International Ice Hockey Federation held their Extraordinary Congress virtually (due to the COVID-19 pandemic), setting the schedule for both the 2020-21 international hockey calendar, as well as for the 2022 Olympic qualification.
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IHLC 2017 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw its usual see-saw between Canada and the United States on the women’s side, trading back and forth over a 15-game span in 2017, with both teams working to build momentum for the upcoming Olympics in PyeongChang.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 2-1 United States 🇺🇸 (OT) – 17 Dec 2017


🇨🇦 Canada 2-1 United States 🇺🇸 (OT)
Exhibition Game
Rogers Place, Edmonton 🇨🇦
Sunday, 17 December 2017

Jennifer Wakefield scored with 26 seconds to play in overtime as Canada’s National Women’s Team defeated the United States 2-1 to close out the teams’ six-game pre-Olympic series.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 5-3 Canada 🇨🇦 – 23 Dec 2011

🇸🇪 Sweden 5-3 Canada 🇨🇦
Exhibition Game
Rexall Place, Edmonton 🇨🇦
Friday, 23 December 2011

If you are going to have a wake-up call, better it comes in exhibition play like it did on Friday for Canada.

Mika Zibanejad scored a pair of goals as Sweden finished pre-tournament play for the upcoming IIHF world junior hockey championships by holding on for a 5-3 victory over Canada.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-4 Finland 🇫🇮 – 01 Jan 1995

🇨🇦 Canada 6-4 Finland 🇫🇮
World Junior Championship Group Round
Edmonton Coliseum, Edmonton 🇨🇦
Sunday, 01 January 1995

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:44 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Courville (Allison, Murray)
09:32 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Sova, interference
12:02 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Smyth, interference
15:34 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Karalahti, holding
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-5 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 18 Sep 1984

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🇨🇦 Canada 6-5 Sweden 🇸🇪
Canada Cup Final, Game 2

Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 18 September 1984

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:00 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Messier (Gartner, Anderson)

04:39 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Gretzky (Middleton, Goulet)
06:00 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Robinson (Šťastný, Bourne)
07:17 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Tonelli (Sutter, Bossy)
12:18 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Bourque, high sticking
14:30 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Ericsson, interference
16:44 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Sutter (Tonelli)
19:36 – 🇸🇪 GOAL – Nilsson (Gradin, Håkansson)
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Soviet Union 6-3 Canada 🇨🇦 – 10 Sep 1984

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🇷🇺 Soviet Union 6-3 Canada 🇨🇦
Canada Cup Group Round
Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton 🇨🇦
Monday, 10 September 1984

BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:59 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Lowe, tripping
09:35 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Messier, elbowing
10:37 – 🇷🇺 PP GOAL – Krutov (Shepelev)
13:03 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Middleton (Gretzky, Gregg)
15:05 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Tonelli (Bossy, Sutter)
18:30 – 🇷🇺 GOAL – Krutov (Shepelev, Zubkov)
19:22 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Gimayev, interference
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Soviet Union 2-1 United States 🇺🇸 – 08 Sep 1984

🇷🇺 Soviet Union 2-1 United States 🇺🇸
Canada Cup Group Round
Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton 🇨🇦
Saturday, 08 September 1984

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:22 – 🇷🇺 GOAL – Makarov (Krutov, Larionov)
04:07 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Bilyaletdinov
04:38 – 🇺🇸 PEN – N. Broten
15:57 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Barrasso
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