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.
Sweden rallies from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits but loses in overtime. The loss is the greatest upset in Olympic hockey since 2002 when Belarus beat Sweden, also 4-3.
Patirck Reimer drove hard to the goal, skated around three Swedes in the process, and banged his own rebound past goalie Viktor Fasth just 90 seconds into a 10-minute four-on-four overtime to give Germany an improbable 4-3 victory over Sweden.