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: Kultajuhlien Käynnistäjä

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 Finnish Itsenäisyyspäivä (Independence Day), we feature their second World Junior Championship Gold in three years, both won in overtime thrillers, this time by Kasperi Kapanen.


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Finland
 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (OT)
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Tuesday, 05 January 2016

In a tense and thrilling climax to the 2016 World Juniors, Kasperi Kapanen’s overtime winner at 1:33 gave host Finland a 4-3 gold medal victory over Russia.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 5-2 Russia 🇷🇺 – 11 Nov 2018


🇨🇿 Czechia 5-2 Russia 🇷🇺
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Sunday, 11 November 2018

In the concluding match of the 2018 Karjala Cup, the senior Russian national team lost to the Czech Republic 2-5, however the result didn’t prevent our players from winning the competition.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 10 Nov 2018


🇷🇺 Russia 4-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Saturday, 10 November 2018

In the second 2018 Karjala Cup match, the senior Russian national team eased past the challenge of Sweden, claiming a confident 4-1 victory to make it two wins in as many games.
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2018-19 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released


After an odd year for the Euro Hockey Tour with the 2018 Olympics smack dab in the middle of the schedule, the 2018-19 Euro Hockey Tour schedule has returned to a similar format, with the core four teams of Czechia, Russia, Finland and Sweden starting up this season’s tournament in November.
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🇺🇸 🇨🇦 IHLC Classics: O’Sullivan Sinks Canada

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 American Independence Day, we feature the long-awaited first American Gold Medal in World Junior Championship history, won on the back of a two-goal Patrick O’Sullivan performance at the 2004 final in Helsinki.


🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Canada 🇨🇦
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Helsingin jäähalli, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Monday, 05 January 2004

Canada’s National Junior team received a silver medal on Monday after losing 4-3 to Team USA in the gold medal game of the 2004 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.
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🇨🇦 Patrick Sharp Announces Retirement From Blackhawks


Canadian winger Patrick Sharp announced his sudden retirement from the NHL just prior to his Chicago Blackhawks’ final game of the 2017-18 season, capping his illustrious sixteen season career with three teams, three Stanley Cups, and an Olympic Gold Medal.
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IHLC 2017 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship increased the number of champions yet again from a previous year, with eight different countries holding the title over 28 games in the lead-up to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang.
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 4-3 Canada 🇨🇦 – 12 Nov 2017


🇫🇮 Finland
 4-3 Canada 🇨🇦
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Sunday, 12 November 2017

Gilbert Brulé and Maxim Noreau scored to give Canada’s National Men’s Team a pair of one-goal leads, but it dropped a 4-3 decision to Finland to close out the 2017 Karjala Cup on Sunday.
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 3-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 11 Nov 2017


🇫🇮 Finland
 3-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Saturday, 11 November 2017

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:20 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Tolvanen (Kontiola)
05:01 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Högström, holding
05:42 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Hartikainen, tripping
14:54 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Everberg, interference
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