🇨🇿 Czechia Announces Cancellation Of Euro Hockey Challenge, Carlson Hockey Games Postponement


Away from the multitude of IIHF cancellations due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, today two independently-organized tournaments between European federations were officially cancelled, as the Czech Ice Hockey Association today confirmed that both April’s Euro Hockey Challenge and May’s Czech Hockey Games in Brno would be cancelled.
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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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🇷🇺 🇨🇿 Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Czechia 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 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2018-19 season.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 26 Apr 2019


🇸🇪 Sweden 3-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Euro Hockey Challenge
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Friday, 26 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:59 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Koivisto, holding
16:13 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Svedberg, checking to the head minor + 10 min. misconduct
16:41 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Rajala (Pesonen, Lehtonen)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 5-4 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 25 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 5-4 Sweden 🇸🇪
Euro Hockey Challenge
Lumon Areena, Kouvola 🇫🇮
Thursday, 25 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
11:20 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Bristedt, high sticking
13:44 – 🇸🇪 GOAL – Andersson
14:09 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Ojamäki (Kuusela, Luostarinen)

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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 7-0 Norway 🇳🇴 – 19 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 7-0 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Kokkolan Jäähalli, Kokkola 🇫🇮
Friday, 19 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
07:58 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Laurikainen, delay of game
17:01 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Lindström, tripping
18:00 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Ilomäki (Manninen, Hakulinen)
18:17 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Vainio (Björninen)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴 – 18 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Lappi Areena, Rovaniemi 🇫🇮
Thursday, 18 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:57 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Ruotsalainen (Lehtonen, Anttila)
08:04 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Manninen (Sund, Sallinen)
11:55 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Lindström, tripping
16:32 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Luostarinen, hooking
17:55 – 🇳🇴 PP GOAL – Haga (Johannesen, Holøs)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 2-1 Denmark 🇩🇰 – 13 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 2-1 Denmark 🇩🇰
Euro Hockey Challenge
Frøs Arena, Vojens 🇩🇰
Saturday, 13 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
07:13 – 🇩🇰 GOAL – Bau (Meyer, N. Jensen)
12:31 – 🇩🇰 PEN – O. Lauridsen, tripping
19:40 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Suomi, hooking
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2019 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return with a new, shorter format in 2019, with national teams preparing for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia this May.
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