IHLC Classics: Trubachyov’s Goal Gives Canada Silver Déjà Vu

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 Russia Day, we feature their World Junior Championship Gold victory from 2003, which saw them upset a hometown Halifax crowd to win a come-from-behind game on enemy territory.


🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Sunday, 05 January 2003

For the second straight World Junior Championship on home soil, it was Russia playing spoiler for the hometown fans, as a late goal by captain Yuri Trubachyov, combined with a bulletproof defensive performance in the final period, delivered Russia their third World Juniors Gold, their 12th combined with Soviet wins, and saw Russia leave Nova Scotia with the International Hockey Lineal Championship in tow.
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Hungary, Denmark Promoted To 2020 Women’s World Championship


Just days after France and Sweden were relegated to Division IA at the 2020 Women’s World Championship, their spots were claimed by long-time returnees Denmark and first-timers Hungary for the Top Division in 2020.
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IHLC Results – Canada 3-1 United States – 20 Apr 2005

🇨🇦 Canada 3-1 United States 🇺🇸
Exhibition Game
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Wednesday, 20 April 2005

BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:28 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Nash (Heatley, Boyle)
06:01 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Heatley, slashing
08:14 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Modano, holding
10:41 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Boyle (Fisher, Morrow)
14:00 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Redden, cross checking
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IHLC Results – Canada 2-0 United States – 06 Apr 2004

🇨🇦 Canada 2-0 United States 🇺🇸
Women’s World Championship Gold Medal Game
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 06 April 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:21 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Kilbourne, interference
17:15 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Weiland, boarding
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IHLC Results – United States 9-2 Sweden – 05 Apr 2004

🇺🇸 United States 9-2 Sweden 🇸🇪
Women’s World Championship Qualifying Round
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Monday, 05 April 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:51 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Holmlöv, body checking
06:06 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Darwitz (Wendell)
13:17 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Wendell (Ruggiero)
14:10 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Schmidgall (Ka. King, Granato)
15:40 – 🇸🇪 GOAL – Holst
18:25 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Halcisak, tripping
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IHLC Results – United States 3-1 Canada – 03 Apr 2004

🇺🇸 United States 3-1 Canada 🇨🇦
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Saturday, 03 April 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:39 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Collins, slashing
07:08 – 🇺🇸 PP GOAL – Wendell (Darwitz, Dunn)
08:30 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Vasichek, interference
09:08 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – Botterill (Pounder)
11:35 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Ferrari, body checking
13:02 – 🇺🇸 PP GOAL – Dunn (Darwitz)
13:43 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Kilbourne, tripping
15:13 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Schmidgall, hooking
19:29 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Brisson, hooking
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IHLC Results – United States 8-0 Russia – 01 Apr 2004

🇺🇸 United States 8-0 Russia 🇷🇺
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Thursday, 01 April 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:01 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Dunn (Chu)
03:44 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Vasichek, roughing
06:13 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Volkova, interference
12:38 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Kilbourne (Kauth)
13:50 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Stephens, interference
19:09 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Trefilova, tripping
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IHLC Results – United States 9-1 Switzerland – 30 Mar 2004

🇺🇸 United States 9-1 Switzerland 🇨🇭
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 30 March 2004

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:29 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Stephens, body checking
15:13 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Schmidgall (Ka. King)
15:37 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Insalaco, interference
16:09 – 🇨🇭 PP GOAL – Díaz (Bächler, Bullo)
18:50 – 🇨🇭 PEN – Leuenberger, hooking
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IHLC Results – Russia 3-2 Canada – 05 Jan 2003


🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Sunday, 05 January 2003

For the second straight World Junior Championship on home soil, it was Russia playing spoiler for the hometown fans, as a late goal by captain Yuri Trubachyov, combined with a bulletproof defensive performance in the final period, delivered Russia their third World Juniors Gold, their 12th combined with Soviet wins, and saw Russia leave Nova Scotia with the International Hockey Lineal Championship in tow.
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IHLC Results – Russia 4-1 Finland – 03 Jan 2003

🇷🇺 Russia 4-1 Finland 🇫🇮
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Friday, 03 January 2003

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:36 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Sykkö, hooking
10:22 – 🇷🇺 GOAL – Artyukhin
12:57 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Ruutu, roughing
12:57 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Artyukhin, roughing
14:12 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Grebeshkov, boarding
17:04 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Perezhogin, hooking
18:28 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Niinimäki (Bergenheim, Ruutu)
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