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.
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.
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.
02:33 – PEN – Höfflin, tripping
03:41 – PP GOAL – Khokhlachyov (Kagarlitski, Semyonov)
06:23 – PEN – Semyonov, high sticking
06:58 – PEN – Sezemsky, tripping
07:23 – GOAL – Michaelis (Bender, Nowak)
13:12 – PEN – Vereshagin, tripping
18:04 – PEN – Loibl, tripping
18:59 – PEN – Nowak, roughing
Christian Ehrhoff, fresh off a shocking German silver medal win at the PyeongChang Olympics, has decided to retire from hockey at the age of 35, following Kölner Haie’s elimination from the Deutsche Eishockey Liga playoffs, capping a 20 season career split between the NHL and Germany.