France Clinches Final Spot In 2019 World Women’s Championships


France’s women’s hockey team has made history in the Alps commune of Vaujany, as they became the tenth and final team to clinch a spot at the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship, becoming the first team to join the Top Division since the tournament expanded to ten teams in 2017.
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Slovenia, Italy Relegated From World Championships


Still with a day until the end of the 2017 World Championship group round, the two relegated teams for 2018 have already been determined, with both Slovenia and Italy, who only gained promotion in 2016, set to return to Division IA next season.
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Austria, Korea Promoted To 2018 World Championships


The two teams that narrowly missed promotion to the 2017 World Championships today both punched their tickets to the 2018 tournament in Denmark, with Austria and Korea locking up their spots at the World Championship Division IA finals in Kiev, Ukraine.
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Men’s

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The International Hockey Lineal Championship doubled up on champions in 2016, with six different nations taking hold of the IHLC over a span of 23 games, leaving an unlikely country the incumbent champion heading into 2017.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-1 Hungary – Nov. 1, 2016

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Exhibition Game
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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Canada was victorious its first post-World Cup matchup away from home, defeating Hungary in front of a rabid hometown crowd in Budapest in an exhibition tilt, to enter the Deutschland Cup with the International Hockey Lineal Championship in tow.
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Team Europe Advances To World Cup Final, Ends IHLC Defence

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While the notion of the Team Europe and North America squads at the 2016 World Cup Of Hockey were seen as gimmicky by many, they have served as not only a pleasant surprise to fans around the world, but as now one of the top two teams in international hockey.
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Kazakhstan, Hungary Relegated From World Championships

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With the medal rounds set at the 2016 World Championships in Russia, the two relegated squads are now determined as well, with newly promoted Kazakhstan and Hungary both falling back to Division IA in 2017 after failing to clinch their spots for the 2017 Top Division in France and Germany.
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IHLC Results – Canada 7-1 Hungary – May 8, 2016

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World Championship Preliminary Round
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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Canada scored four goals in just over five minutes in the second period en route to a 7-1 thrashing of newly promoted Hungary on Sunday in St. Petersburg.
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IHLC Preview – 2016 World Championship

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The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 6 in Russia, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting in Russia to compete at the 80th IIHF World Championship.
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Japan, Poland & Italy Advance To Olympic Final Qualification

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The second leg of Olympic Qualification is in the books, with Japan, Poland and Italy emerging victorious in the Pre-Qualification Round to advance to the Final Qualification round in September, with the winners moving on to Korea in 2018.
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