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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Denmark Relegated To World Junior Championship Division IA

In a surprising twist at the World Junior Championship, Kazakhstan swept Denmark in their relegation series to stay in the Top Division for 2020, sending Denmark back to Division IA for the first time since 2014.
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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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IHLC Classics: Einsatz Goldmedaille

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of German Unity Day, we feature Germany’s shocking upset over Canada at February’s PyeongChang Olympics, thrusting Träger der Adler into their first ever Gold Medal Game.

🇩🇪 Germany 4-3 Canada 🇨🇦
Olympic Semifinal
Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung 🇰🇷
Friday, February 23, 2018

Germany has defeated Canada for the first time in Olympic hockey history after suffering 15 straight losses dating back to 1932 (including East and West).

The reward for this historic victory is a more historic opportunity to play the Olympic Athletes from Russia for the gold medal for the first time.

It’s improbable, implausible…but no longer impossible.
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In Memoriam – Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 2011-12

Today marks the anniversary of the tragic air disaster of Yak Service Flight 9633 on September 7, 2011, that crashed near Yaroslavl, Russia, and killed the entire roster and staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL, and all but one of the flight crew members, when a pilot error caused the aircraft to fail its takeoff, running off the runway and crashing into a tower mast.

IIHF president Rene Fasel declared the crash as “the darkest day in the history of our sport,” as fans from across the world, and in particular Russia and the eight other nations represented by team players and staff, mourned for the shocking and tragic loss. On this sad anniversary, the IHLC commemorates this deep loss, and remember those who perished in the accident.
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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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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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IHLC Results – Slovakia 4-1 Germany – Apr. 15, 2018

🇸🇰 Slovakia 4-1 Germany 🇩🇪
Euro Hockey Challenge
EnergieVerbund Arena, Dresden 🇩🇪
Sunday, April 15, 2018

1st Period
01:40 – 🇩🇪 GOAL – Müller (Pietta, Wagner)
09:56 – 🇩🇪 PEN – Höfflin, roughing
13:22 – 🇸🇰 GOAL – Šimun (Ďaloga, Nagy)
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IHLC Results – Slovakia 2-1 Germany (SO) – Apr. 14, 2018

🇸🇰 Slovakia 2-1 Germany 🇩🇪 (SO)
Euro Hockey Challenge
Eisstadion Weißwasser, Weißwasser 🇩🇪
Saturday, April 14, 2018

1st Period
14:09 – 🇸🇰 PEN – Čajkovský, elbowing
18:54 – 🇩🇪 PEN – Uvira, cross checking
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