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 – May 13, 2018

 Czechia 6-0 France 

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen 
Sunday, May 13, 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 – May 4, 2018

 Russia 7-0 France 

World Championship Preliminary Round
Royal Arena, Copenhagen 
Friday, May 4, 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 May 4 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 – Slovakia 4-0 France – Apr. 27, 2018

 Slovakia 4-0 France 
Euro Hockey Challenge
Nitra Aréna, Nitra 
Friday, April 27, 2018

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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