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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IHLC Results – Finland 3-2 United States – Jan. 5, 2019


 Finland 3-2 United States 
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Rogers Arena, Vancouver 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Kaapo Kakko scored the winner with 1:26 left as Finland edged the U.S. 3-2 in the 2019 World Junior gold medal game on Saturday night.
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IHLC Results – Finland 6-1 Switzerland – Jan. 4, 2019


 Finland 6-1 Switzerland 
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Rogers Arena, Vancouver 
Friday, January 4, 2019

It’s time to make some new history. The Finns hammered Switzerland 6-1 in Friday’s second semi-final in Vancouver, setting up the first World Junior gold medal game ever between the U.S. and Finland.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw a fair amount of movement in its 13 junior tilts in 2018, with four nations sharing title reigns across three tournaments, including the elimination round of the 2018 World Junior Championship.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship again saw eight countries carry the title throughout 2018, with the Olympics being added to the calendar seeing 31 different matchups, with the IHLC being defended at five tournaments in seven different countries.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship continued to see-saw between Canada and the United States in international women’s hockey, with each nation winning five games in 2018, but the Americans winning crucial Gold medals at both the PyeongChang Olympics and Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 5-4 United States (OT) – Dec. 29, 2018


 Sweden 5-4 United States  (OT)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Saturday, December 29, 2018

The U.S. rallied from a 4-0 third-period deficit, but Adam Boqvist scored the overtime winner for a 5-4 victory to extend Sweden’s preliminary-round winning streak alive at 47 games.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 5-2 Slovakia – Dec. 27, 2018


 Sweden 5-2 Slovakia 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Swedes stayed perfect with their second straight victory, defeating Slovakia 5-2 on Friday afternoon in Victoria. Sweden’s record-setting round-robin win streak now stands at 46 games, dating back to the 2007 World Juniors.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 2-1 Finland – Dec. 26, 2018


 Sweden 2-1 Finland 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

In the latest installment of hockey’s great Nordic rivalry, Sweden’s potent power play ensured that the 2019 World Juniors didn’t start off on a special note for Finland.
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IHLC Results – Finland 5-2 Canada – Dec. 23, 2018


 Finland 5-2 Canada 
Exhibition Game
Rogers Arena, Vancouver 
Sunday, December 23, 2018

Morgan Frost and Barrett Hayton scored goals, but special-teams doomed Canada’s National Junior Team in a 5-2 loss to Finland in its final pre-tournament game Sunday ahead of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
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