IHLC Results – Finland 6-5 United States – 02 Aug 2019

🇫🇮 Finland 6-5 United States 🇺🇸
World Junior Summer Showcase
USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth 🇺🇸
Friday, 02 August 2019

The U.S. nearly opened the scoring six minutes in when Trevor Janicke skated down the left wall and fired a shot on goal that rolled over the shoulder of Finnish goaltender Jasper Patrikainen and fell inside the backside of his jersey before crossing the goal line.
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2020 World Championship Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2020 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Lausanne and Zürich, Switzerland, returning to the nation for the first time since Bern and Kloten hosted in 2009.
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2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released

The 2019-20 Euro Hockey Tour schedule has been revealed to follow a nearly identical cadence to the previous year, with Czechia, Russia, Finland and Sweden starting up this season’s tournament in November.
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IHLC Results – Finland 8-3 Canada – 31 Jul 2019

🇫🇮 Finland 8-3 Canada 🇨🇦
World Junior Summer Showcase
USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth 🇺🇸
Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Seven different Finnish players recorded multi-point games to lead Finland past Canada, 8-3, in Wednesday’s opening contest here at USA Hockey Arena.
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Linda Välimäki Announces Retirement From Ilves

Just weeks after Riikka Sallinen retired from the Finnish national team, another key forward from this year’s Silver medal squad announced their retirement, with Linda Välimäki announcing on Twitter she is retiring from the game at age 29.
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IHLC Results – Finland 8-1 Switzerland – 22 Jul 2019

🇫🇮 Finland 8-1 Switzerland 🇨🇭
Exhibition Game
Vierumäki Ice Arena, Vierumäki 🇫🇮
Monday, 22 July 2019

1st Period
07:48 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Weibel, tripping
14:46 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Wetter, tripping
17:30 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Erholtz, slashing
18:48 – 🇫🇮 SH GOAL – Salonen (Kokkonen)
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Niklas Bäckström Retires From Tappara At Age 41

Finnish netminder Niklas Bäckström, a key to the Leijonat goaltending corps since 1998, today announced his retirement from Tappara of the Liiga, joining the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets as a European scout.
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Riikka Sallinen Retires For Second Time At 46

Finnish forward Riikka Sallinen (previously Välilä, née Nieminen), an integral member of the Naisleijonat since 1989 who retired in 2003, but returned in 2013, today announced her re-retirement from professional hockey at the age of 46.
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