2020 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, which hopes to bring as much drama and excitement as the last year’s tournament in Finland did.
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🇸🇪 Swedish Hockey Federation Confirms Cancellation Of Four Nations Cup In Luleå


After rejecting their latest deal to put an end to a standoff with the Swedish Ice Hockey Federation, today the organization announced that the upcoming Four Nations Cup, scheduled for 5-9 November in Luleå, has been cancelled.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 25 Aug 2019


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup
Universal Sports Palace Molot, Perm 🇷🇺
Sunday, 25 August 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:00 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Kubíček, roughing
06:00 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Gustafsson, roughing
14:07 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Andersson, tripping
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-2 Finland 🇫🇮 – 24 Aug 2019


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-2 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup
Universal Sports Palace Molot, Perm 🇷🇺
Saturday, 24 August 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:03 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Bambula (Čajka)
09:30 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Lauko, interference
14:29 – 🇨🇿 PEN – team, too many players
14:59 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Haatanen (Tuomisto, Salonen)
15:54 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Maccelli, roughing
15:54 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Střondala, roughing
15:54 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Štibingr, hooking
17:11 – 🇨🇿 SH GOAL – Blümel (Dajčar)
19:16 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Kakkonen, holding
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 6-5 Sweden 🇸🇪 (OT) – 23 Aug 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 6-5 Sweden 🇸🇪 (OT)
Four Nations Cup
Universal Sports Palace Molot, Perm 🇷🇺
Friday, 23 August 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:53 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Caderoth, hooking
07:44 – 🇫🇮 PEN – team, too many players
10:31 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Kakkonen, slashing
11:04 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Johansson, slashing
15:36 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Hatakka (Maccelli, Aaltonen)
18:05 – 🇸🇪 EA GOAL – Costmar (Andersson)
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🇸🇪 Swedish Women’s Team Vows Boycott For 2019-20 Season


Similar to a scenario that played out in 2017 with the U.S. women’s team, today all 43 members of the Swedish women’s national program announced they will boycott participation in any further international competition, including November’s Four Nations Cup in Luleå.
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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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Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2019


The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2019 on 15 November, with the most decorated women’s player in history, the first Iron Curtain star to defect to the west, and a pair of multiple Stanley Cup champions, who between them hold a number of International Hockey Lineal Championships, all to join the ranks of the Hall in Toronto.
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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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🇫🇮 Venla Hovi Announces Retirement After Historic Worlds Silver Medal


Finnish forward Venla Hovi, only a day removed from Finland’s shocking silver medal finish on home ice at the 2019 Women’s World Championship, announced her retirement on Twitter at age 31, capping a year of both Worlds silver and a Clarkson Cup.
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🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Calgary Inferno Wins 2019 Clarkson Cup, Alex Rigsby Joins Triple Gold Club


The top-tier Canadian women’s hockey league today awarded their champion, a week after the American Isobel Cup was awarded to the Minnesota Whitecaps, with the Calgary Inferno defeating the Canadiennes de Montréal 5-2 in Toronto to win their second Clarkson Cup in four seasons. Continue reading

🇸🇪 Jenni Asserholt Retires From HV71, Damkronorna


Swedish star winger Jenni Asserholt, who served as captain for both the club team HV71 and the national Damkronorna, who retired from the latter in 2016, formally announced her retirement from pro hockey outright, at the age of 30.
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🇺🇸 Minnesota Whitecaps Capture Isobel Cup In Inaugural NWHL Season


The first of two women’s hockey championships in a one week span has been crowned, with the expansion Minnesota Whitecaps defeating the Buffalo Beauts on home ice in a 2-1 overtime victory to capture the 2019 Isobel Cup.
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2019, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with two native Slovaks and the top women’s player in history highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Miroslav Šatan, Žigmund Pálffy, Hayley Wickenheiser, Jörgen Jönsson and Mike Modano to the Hall. Continue reading

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 – 🇺🇸 United States 5-2 Canada 🇨🇦 – 10 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 5-2 Canada 🇨🇦
Four Nations Cup Gold Medal Game
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Saturday, 10 November 2018

Hilary Knight scored twice and 10 other U.S. skaters registered points as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Canada, 5-2, here tonight in Saskatoon to win the 2018 Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 09 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Friday, 09 November 2018

Nine different U.S. skaters registered points as the U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Sweden, 5-1, here tonight in its final preliminary round game of the 2018 Four Nations Cup at SaskTel Centre.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 2-1 Canada 🇨🇦 – 07 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 2-1 Canada 🇨🇦
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Sydney Brodt scored the game-winner with 1:38 remaining in the third period to lift the U.S. Women’s National Team over Canada, 2-1, here tonight in its second preliminary round game of the 2018 Four Nations Cup at SaskTel Centre.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮 – 06 Nov 2018


🇺🇸 United States 5-1 Finland 🇫🇮
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 06 November 2018

The U.S. Women’s National Team scored five unanswered goals in the second period and 11 players registered points to power the U.S. past Finland, 5-1, here today in the opening game of the 2018 Four Nations Cup at SaskTel Centre.
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Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2018


The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2018 on 12 November, with a pair of Canadian Martins (Brodeur and St-Louis), Alexander Yakushev and Jayna Hefford entering the players wing of the Hall, bringing their professional and international accolades (along with their International Hockey Lineal Championship reigns) to Toronto.
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