🇸🇮 🇵🇱 Men’s Division I Tournaments Cancelled By IIHF


Two of the three remaining tournaments on the International Ice Hockey Federation calendar have now officially been axed as well, with Division IA and IB of the Men’s World Championship officially being cancelled over COVID-19 concerns.
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🇨🇦 🇫🇷 IIHF Cancels 2020 Women’s World Championship, Division IA Tournaments


Due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus that continues to spread rapidly across the world, today the International Ice Hockey Federation announced the cancellation of both the Top Division and Division IA tournaments of the 2020 Women’s World Championship.
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Major Announcements Made At 2019 IIHF Congress


The IIHF Annual Congress today was held on the off day at the 2019 World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with a number of major announcements voted on to impact the future of international hockey in the coming years.
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🇫🇷 🇦🇹 France, Austria Relegated From World Championship


Both relegation games at the 2019 World Championship came down to thrilling and surprising finishes, with Great Britain and Italy, both promoted from Division IA in 2018, upsetting France and Austria respectively to send them down to Division IA in 2020, while each punching their ticket back to the Top Division in Switzerland.
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IHLC Preview – 2019 World Championship


The finish of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on 10 May in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, with the top sixteen hockey countries in the world meeting to compete at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.
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🇭🇺 🇩🇰 Hungary, Denmark Promoted To 2020 Women’s World Championship


Just days after France and Sweden were relegated to Division IA at the 2020 Women’s World Championship, their spots were claimed by long-time returnees Denmark and first-timers Hungary for the Top Division in 2020.
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🇸🇪 🇫🇷 Sweden, France Relegated From Women’s World Championship


In one unsurprising development, and in another very surprising development, France and Sweden have been relegated to Division IA of the 2020 Women’s World Championship, with France going back down after their first trip to the Top Division, while Sweden is relegated for the first time in their history.
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IHLC Preview – 2019 Women’s World Championship


For the first time in its history, the IIHF Women’s World Championship will expand to a 10-team field when the best women’s players in the world face off in Espoo, Finland, for the 2019 edition of the championship, the 19th edition of the tournament.
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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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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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2019 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Espoo, Finland, which for the first time in history sees the field of contenders expand to ten, welcoming both Japan and France into the fold.
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2019 World Championship Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against the Czechs, while hosts Slovakia open the tournament against the United States.
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🇫🇷 Dave Henderson & Pierre Pousse Coach Final Game For Les Bleus


Dave Henderson and Pierre Pousse, who helmed the France national team’s bench together as head and assistant coaches respectively since 2004, today both coached their final game, a 5-1 loss to Switzerland at the 2018 World Championships, ending a remarkable 14 year streak of bringing French hockey back to the Top Division to stay.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 6-0 France 🇫🇷 – 13 May 2018


🇨🇿 Czechia 6-0 France 🇫🇷

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen 🇩🇰
Sunday, 13 May 2018

There are hungry Bruins on the prowl in Copenhagen. David Pastrňák scored two first-period goals to spark the Czech Republic to a 6-0 romp over France on Sunday.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 7-0 France 🇫🇷 – 04 May 2018


🇷🇺 Russia 7-0 France 🇫🇷

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen 🇩🇰
Friday, 04 May 2018

Russia scored three first-period goals in just 3:14 and never looked back in a 7-0 romp over France to kick off the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Copenhagen.
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IHLC Preview – 2018 World Championship


The finish of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on 4 May in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with the top sixteen hockey countries in the world meeting to compete at the 2018 IIHF World Championship.
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🇫🇮 Finland Wins 2018 Euro Hockey Tour & Challenge


For just the second time in history, the same nation has captured both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge titles, with Finland today eking out Sweden to lock up the 2017-18 Tour, becoming the second team after Czechia in 2012 to achieve the double.
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇷 France 3-2 Slovakia 🇸🇰 – 28 Apr 2018


🇫🇷 France 3-2 Slovakia 🇸🇰
Euro Hockey Challenge
Easton Aréna, Piešťany 🇸🇰
Saturday, 28 April 2018

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:08 – 🇸🇰 GOAL – Ďaloga (Bakoš)
15:48 – 🇫🇷 GOAL – Rech (Lampérier)
17:58 – 🇫🇷 PEN – Treille, hooking
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇰 Slovakia 4-0 France 🇫🇷 – 27 Apr 2018


🇸🇰 Slovakia 4-0 France 🇫🇷
Euro Hockey Challenge
Nitra Aréna, Nitra 🇸🇰
Friday, 27 April 2018

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:34 – 🇫🇷 PEN – Chakiachvili, hooking
05:38 – 🇸🇰 GOAL – Haščák (Mikúš, Sekera)
09:58 – 🇸🇰 PEN – Marcinko, slashing
18:40 – 🇫🇷 PEN – Manavian, interference
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🇫🇷 France Clinches Final Spot In 2019 World Women’s Championships


France’s women’s hockey team has made history in the Alps commune of Vaujany, as they became the tenth and final team to clinch a spot at the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship, becoming the first team to join the Top Division since the tournament expanded to ten teams in 2017.
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