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 – Nov. 12, 2017


 Finland
 4-3 Canada 
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 
Sunday, November 12, 2017

A late power play marker from Eeli Tolvanen was the difference in a tight 4-3 victory for Finland over Canada to wrap up the 2017 Karjala Tournament, clinching both the tournament win and the International Hockey Lineal Championship for the Finns.
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IHLC Results – Finland 3-1 Sweden – Nov. 11, 2017


 Finland
 3-1 Sweden 
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Finland took advantage of an exhausted Swedish squad Saturday in Helsinki, earning a hard-fought 3-1 victory to capture the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 2-0 Canada – Nov. 10, 2017


 Sweden 2-0 Canada 
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 
Friday, November 10, 2017

Sweden continued to roll at the Karjala Tournament, again using the man advantage to ride to victory, this time in a 2-0 win over Canada to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 5-3 Czechia – Nov. 8, 2017


 Sweden
5-3 Czechia 
Karjala Tournament
Behrn Arena, Örebro 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Sweden took full advantage of their only home game of the 2017 Karjala Tournament, dispatching Czechia in a 5-3 in Örebro to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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2017-18 Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released


The full schedule for the 2017-18 Euro Hockey Tour has been announced, the highlights being the moving of the Sweden Hockey Games to April (due to this year’s Olympics in February), and the addition of teams from Canada, Switzerland and Korea, all preparing for the Games in Pyeongchang.
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Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Switzerland Wins Euro Hockey Challenge


With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge, as the season ends to ring in the start of the 2017 World Championships in Paris and Cologne, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2016-17 season.
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Sweden Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Finland Wins Euro Hockey Challenge

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With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge as the season winds down leading up to the World Championships in Russia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2015-16 season.
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Busy Weekend In First International Break

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It was a busy first weekend break for international hockey this weekend, with a number of key tournaments in both men’s and women’s hockey taking place, including 2018 Olympic qualifiers and the women’s International Hockey Lineal Championship up for grabs.
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Euro Hockey Tour Schedule Released, Format Same As 2014-15

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After a new format for the Euro Hockey Tour was unveiled last season, eliminating the Oddset and Czech Hockey Games and replacing the second half of the tournament with a round-robin format between Sweden, Finland, Russia and Czechia, the tournament details have been confirmed to follow the same format for 2015-16.
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