🇨🇦 2021 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released

After having to delay for a year following the 2019-20 outbreak of the COVID-19 virus across the world, and delaying another month to meet Canadian quarantine protocols, today the IIHF announced the schedule for the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, who will host after postponing the 2020 edition of the tournament.
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Women’s

After one of the most dramatic years in international women’s hockey history, with both a thrilling World Championship final and an off-ice reckoning over women’s equality in the game, 2020 was set to be a watershed year in women’s hockey.

Then COVID-19 shut down the planet.
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2020 IIHF Extraordinary Congress Sets Future Calendar

With the scheduled 2020 IIHF Congress that was set for Zürich during the now-cancelled 2020 World Championships, today the International Ice Hockey Federation held their Extraordinary Congress virtually (due to the COVID-19 pandemic), setting the schedule for both the 2020-21 international hockey calendar, as well as for the 2022 Olympic qualification.
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🇨🇦 🇫🇷 IIHF Cancels 2020 Women’s World Championship, Division IA Tournaments

Due to concerns over the global COVID-19 coronavirus that continues to spread rapidly across the world, today the International Ice Hockey Federation announced the cancellation of both the Top Division and Division IA tournaments of the 2020 Women’s World Championship.
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2020 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, which hopes to bring as much drama and excitement as the last year’s tournament in Finland did.
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🇷🇺 🇨🇦 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

Two third-period goals by Russia took a 2-1 deficit to a 3-2 lead which the Russians held on to win the gold medal over Canada.

It was the great Russian speed to the outside and their ability to neutralize Canada’s power play that fired the victory.
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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

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

The Halifax Metro Centre was transformed into a sea of red and white Tuesday night, as 10,506 hockey fans filled the Halifax arena to watch Team Canada face-off against Team USA in the gold medal game of the 2004 IIHF World Women’s Hockey Championship.
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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

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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