2018 World Championships Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2018 World Championships in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against Belarus, while hosts Denamrk open the tournament against the Germany on opening day.
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2018 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return in the lead-up to the 2018 World Championships this season, with yet another scheduling reformat thanks to the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, with national teams fine-tuning their rosters before heading to Copenhagen and Herning.
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2017 World Championships Spell Retirement For Huet, Meunier, Green


Three legends of emerging squads both played their final international matches today at the 2017 World Championships, as French goalie Cristobal Huet, French captain Laurent Meunier and Danish captain Morten Green played their final games of the tournament, finalizing their retirements that were announced before the tournament began.
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IHLC Results – Canada 3-2 France – May 11, 2017


 Canada 3-2 France 
World Championship Preliminary Round
AccorHotels Arena, Paris
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Canada escaped a scare from a determined French squad, thanks to a lucky bounce from Marc-Édouard Vlasic, to take a tight 3-2 victory over the World Championship hosts in Paris to remain perfect and retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Preview – 2017 World Championship


The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 5 in both Cologne and Paris, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting to compete at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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IHLC Results – Russia 6-0 France – Apr. 15, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
Traktor Ice Arena, Chelyabinsk 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russia avenged a shocking overtime loss to France with a thrashing of Les Bleus today in Chelyabinsk, winning the International Hockey Lineal Championship on the backs of a 6-0 shutout victory.
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IHLC Results – France 1-0 Russia (OT) – Apr. 13, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
Traktor Ice Arena, Chelyabinsk 
Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ronan Quemener stood on his proverbial head Thursday evening in Chelyabinsk, stopping all 45 shots coming his way to ensure that his Bleus could pull out a surprising 1-0 overtime win over Russia, ensuring that France retained the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – France 3-2 Switzerland (OT) – Apr. 9, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
Aren’Ice, Cergy-Pontoise france-11
Sunday, April 9, 2017

Stéphane Da Costa needed just 27 seconds to wrench away the International Hockey Lineal Championship from Switzerland, potting in a nifty backhand to take a 3-2 overtime victory in Cergy-Pontoise.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 4-3 France – Apr. 8, 2017


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Euro Hockey Challenge
Coliséum, Amiens france-11
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Switzerland opened their 2017 Euro Hockey Challenge campaign on a winning note, using a wild second period to wrench out a 4-3 victory over France to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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Switzerland And Japan Clinch Final Olympic Qualifying Spots

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After nearly half a year of Olympic qualifiers that began in Mexico last October, four rounds of play and 22 teams competing for a mere two spots in Pyeongchang, the final qualification spots were today clinched by Japan and Switzerland for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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