A day before the group round came to a close at the 2023 World Championship, both relegation spots to Division IA in 2023 were confirmed, with Hungary and Slovenia gaining the dubious distinction of being sent down after both gained promotion in 2022, with Slovenia finishing winless while Hungary was eliminated in a sudden-death shootout to Austria.
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IHLC Preview – 2023 World Championship
The top teams in international hockey will converge on Tampere, Finland and Rīga, Latvia starting this Friday, 12 May, kicking off the premiere event of the global hockey calendar, the 2023 IIHF World Championship.
🇭🇺 🇫🇷 Hungary, France Relegated From 2023 Women’s Worlds
In the final day of competition at the 2023 IIHF Women’s World Championship, the final two Group B matchups dictated which teams would be relegated to Division IA in 2024, with Hungary and France drawing the unfortunate distinction.
IHLC Preview – 2023 Women’s World Championship
For the first time since 2017, the IIHF Women’s World Championship will return to North America in front of fans, with the Toronto suburb of Brampton, Ontario, Canada hosting the 22nd edition of the tournament from 05-16 April, with all games held at the CAA Centre.
🇨🇦 2023 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released
The schedule for the 2023 IIHF Women’s World Championship has been released, being hosted in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, with the hosts looking to “three-peat” as champions for the first time in nearly two decades.
🇦🇹 Austria Relegated From World Junior Championship
After consecutive losses of 5-2 and 4-2 in their relegation series against Latvia, Austria was today relegated to the World Junior Division IA in 2024, returning to the lower division for the first time since 2020.
IHLC 2022 In Review – Women’s
After a relative return to normalcy in the international hockey calendar, the women’s circuit saw two major tournaments in the same year for the first time ever, with the IHLC contended at both the Olympics and Women’s World Championship, and twenty one games total over the course of 2022.
🇨🇦 IIHF Names Brampton As 2023 Women’s World Championship Host
Today the International Ice Hockey Federation confirmed that the Canadian city to host the 2023 Women’s World Championships would be the Toronto-area suburb of Brampton, Ontario, running from 05-16 April 2023.
IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2023 Inductees
The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2023, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Tampere, Finland, with five different nationalities highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Henrik Zetterberg, Brian Leetch, Caroline Ouellette, Cristobal Huet and Jimmy Foster to the Hall.
🇫🇮 🇱🇻 2023 World Championship Schedule Released
The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Tampere, Finland and Rīga, Latvia, with the two previous Worlds hosts stepping in to replace Saint Petersburg, Russia as the hosts, who were stripped as hosts after Russia was banned from IIHF competition for their continued invasion of Ukraine.
🇨🇿 Czechia Becomes Newest Women’s IHLC Contender
Just two days after Hungary became the first women’s hockey team to compete for the IHLC in a dozen years, today history was made once again at the 2022 Women’s World Championship, with Czechia stunning Finland in overtime of the quarterfinals, setting up a semifinal (and IHLC) matchup against the United States.
IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 12-1 Hungary 🇭🇺 – 01 Sep 2022
🇺🇸 United States 12-1 Hungary 🇭🇺
Women’s World Championship Quarterfinal
KVIK Hockey Arena, Herning 🇩🇰
Thursday, 01 September 2022
It’s not often that a team wins a playoff game to advance to the semi-finals of a tournament that that is of secondary importance, but that was the case this afternoon.
🇭🇺 Hungary Becomes First New Women’s IHLC Contender In 12 Years
In an international hockey world that seldom sees new nations emerge to contend for the International Hockey Lineal Championship, a wild series of events on the final day of group play at the 2022 Women’s World Championship means that Hungary will contend for the IHLC, making the Magyars the first women’s team in over a decade to contend for the IHLC.
🇩🇰 🇫🇷 Denmark Relegated, France Promoted To 2023 Women’s Worlds
In one of the most shocking developments in recent World Championship history, it is Denmark, in front of a home crowd in Frederikshavn, hosting their first ever Championship tournament, who was relegated on home ice, thanks to a literal last-second goal by Germany, sending them to Division IA in 2023, with France set to take their place.
IHLC Preview – 2022 Women’s World Championship
After over a year and a half of no international women’s hockey competition due to COVID-19, the puck is set to drop on a historic Women’s World Championship in Denmark, as the IIHF for the first time is hosting the tournament in the same year as an Olympic tournament.
2022 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released
For the first time in its history, the IIHF Women’s World Championship will take place in an Olympic year, with the world’s top ten women’s teams convening in Denmark on 25 August to compete for the title of the world’s best, just six months after wrapping up the Olympics in Beijing.
🇮🇹 🇬🇧 Italy, Great Britain Relegated From World Championship Top Division
A day before the group round came to a close at the 2022 World Championship, both relegation spots to Division IA in 2023 were clinched, with Italy and Great Britain gaining the dubious distinction of being sent down, at the hands of Kazakhstan and Austria, respectively.
🇸🇮 🇭🇺 Slovenia, Hungary Promoted To 2023 World Championship
The Division IA World Championship tournament in Ljubljana saw the top two spots for promotion to the 2023 World Championship locked up a day before the tournament wrapped, with hosts Slovenia and Hungary both locking up returns to the Top Division.
🇧🇾 Belarus Promoted To World Junior Top Division In 2023
After a one-year stasis of the same ten teams in the World Junior Championship Top Division thanks to COVID-19, today Belarus punched their ticket to Russia in 2023 by emerging victorious atop Division IA in Denmark, going a perfect 5-0 in the tournament and sealing their victory with a win over Norway.
🇨🇿 🇩🇰 🇸🇪 Czechia, Denmark, Sweden Clinch Final 2022 Women’s Olympic Qualifying Spots
After just three months Olympic qualifiers that were set to begin nearly a year ago, but delayed due to COVID-19, the three final qualification spots for a trip to Beijing were today clinched by Czechia, Denmark and Sweden for the 2022 Winter Olympics.