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

IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-2 Russia (OT) ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ – 19 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-2 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ (OT)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena,ย Moscowย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Sunday, 19 December 2021

In a dramatic battle, Russia only managed to claim one point against Finland in the concluding match of the 2021 Channel One Cup in Moscow, conceding a narrow 3-2 defeat in overtime.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-2 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 18 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-2 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena,ย Moscowย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Saturday, 18 December 2021

In the third match of the 2021 Channel One Cup, the senior Russian national team comfortably defeated the Czech Republic at the CSKA Arena in Moscow, emerging victorious by a score of 5-2.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 1-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 16 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 1-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena,ย Moscowย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Thursday, 16 December 2021

In a tight, tense contest, Russia edged Sweden in the second match of the 2021 Channel One Cup, holding on to claim an important 1-0 victory at the CSKA Arena.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ – 15 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena,ย Moscowย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Wednesday, 15 December 2021

In the opening match of the 2021 Channel One Cup, Russia survived a late onslaught against Canada, emerging victorious by a score of 4-3 at the CSKA Arena in Moscow.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Goaltender Jakub Kovรกล™ Retires At Age 33


Citing health reasons for his early retirement, Czech goaltender Jakub Kovรกล™ today announced he was leaving KHL club Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg after just one start in the 2021-22 KHL season, ending his professional career.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Vladimir Shadrin: 1948-2021


Vladimir Shadrin, the Russian centreman who starred on some of the most powerful Soviet squads of the 1970’s, today passed away in Moscow from COVID-19 complications at the age of 73.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Sergei Mozyakin Retires As KHL’s All-Time Leading Scorer


Russian forward Sergei Mozyakin, who spent his entire pro career in his native Russia and holds a number of KHL scoring records throughout his 20+ year career, in addition to a number of international Gold medals, today announced his retirement from Metallurg Magnitogorsk at the age of 40.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Viktor Fasth Announces Retirement Following World Championships


After a season that saw World Champion Swedish goaltender Viktor Fasth celebrate the highest of highs with a second SHL championship, followed by the worst performance by Tre Kronor at the IIHF World Championships since 1937, Fasth today announced his retirement from hockey at the age of 38.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Fredrik Pettersson Retires At 33 After Long International Career


Swedish winger Fredrik Pettersson, a World Champion with Tre Kronor and a Continental Cup championย with pro stops across seven countries, today announced his retirement from hockey at the age of 33.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Dick Axelsson Retires From Djurgรฅrdens, Tre Kronor


Swedish winger Dick Axelsson, a domestic star with two Elitserien titles and a World Championship Gold Medal to boot, today announced his retirement from the spot at the age of 34 following his third pro season with Djurgรฅrdens IF.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Jaroslav Bednรกล™ Announces Retirement At Age 44


Czech winger Jaroslav Bednรกล™, a part of the Czech Extraliga and Narodnitym since 1994, announced his retirement from pro hockey following HC Slavia Praha’s elimination from the Chance Liga playoffs at the age of 44, ending a remarkable 27 season career played across the globe.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Undefeated Russia Clinches 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour


With three months to go until the formal end of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour and the start of the 2021 World Championship in Rฤซga, Russia today clinched the Euro Hockey Tour championship in record fashion, dumping Czechia to improve to a perfect 9-0 in tournament play thus far.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 7-4 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 14 Feb 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 7-4 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmรถ Arena, Malmรถ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Sunday, 14 February 2021

In the concluding match of the Swedish Hockey Games, the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team defeated the Czech Republic 7-4 in a goal-filled thriller in Malmรถ.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO) โ€“ 13 Feb 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmรถ Arena, Malmรถ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Saturday, 13 February 2021

In the second match of the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team sneaked past host nation Sweden, claiming a narrow 2-1 victory in a penalty shootout.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 11 Feb 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmรถ Arena, Malmรถ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Thursday, 11 February 2021

In the first match of the third stage of the Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team emerged victorious against Finland in Malmรถ, Sweden, claiming a narrow 3-2 win.
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s


Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw nine games of competition this year on the men’s side, staying completely within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, due to May’s World Championships being cancelled in Switzerland.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 20 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Sunday, 20 December 2020

In Moscow, the senior Russian national team produced a clinical performance against Finland in the concluding match of the Channel One Cup, earning a 5-1 victory to consequently win the second stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour with a perfect record.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 19 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Saturday, 19 December 2020

In a gritty battle, Russia produced a resolute defensive performance to defeat the Czech Republic in Moscow, earning a 4-1 victory to make it two wins in two matches at the 2020 Channel One Cup.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO) โ€“ 17 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Thursday, 17 December 2020

In a pulsating encounter, Russia outlasted Sweden at the Channel One Cup, claiming a thrilling 4-3 victory in a lengthy penalty shootout in Moscow.
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