🇧🇾 🇱🇻 IIHF Removes Minsk As 2021 World Championship Host


After months of pressure from political parties, hockey federations and tournament sponsors over holding half of the 2021 IIHF World Championship in Minsk, Belarus, the IIHF today announced they will remove Minsk as a co-host of the tournament, over safety concerns due to both COVID-19 and political unrest in the nation.
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IHLC 2019 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship this year stayed within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, with only Russia, Czechia, Sweden and Finland holding the title over the course of 28 games throughout 2019.
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2020 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2020 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Lausanne and Zürich, Switzerland, returning to the nation for the first time since Bern and Kloten hosted in 2009.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 3-1 Latvia 🇱🇻 – 18 May 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 3-1 Latvia 🇱🇻
World Championship Preliminary Round
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Saturday, 18 May 2019

The Big Red Machine is on a roll. In a 3-1 win over Latvia on Saturday, Russian scoring leader Nikita Kucherov took the steering wheel with a goal and an assist, leaving him with 12 points in total.
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IHLC Preview – 2019 World Championship


The finish of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on 10 May in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, with the top sixteen hockey countries in the world meeting to compete at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.
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🇷🇺 🇨🇿 Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Czechia 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 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2018-19 season.
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2019 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return with a new, shorter format in 2019, with national teams preparing for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia this May.
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🇩🇰 Denmark Relegated To World Junior Championship Division IA


In a surprising twist at the World Junior Championship, Kazakhstan swept Denmark in their relegation series to stay in the Top Division for 2020, sending Denmark back to Division IA for the first time since 2014.
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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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2019 World Championship Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against the Czechs, while hosts Slovakia open the tournament against the United States.
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IHLC Preview – 2018 World Championship


The finish of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on 4 May in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with the top sixteen hockey countries in the world meeting to compete at the 2018 IIHF World Championship.
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🇫🇮 Finland Wins 2018 Euro Hockey Tour & Challenge


For just the second time in history, the same nation has captured both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge titles, with Finland today edging out Sweden to lock up the 2017-18 Tour, becoming the second team after Czechia in 2012 to achieve the double.
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🇰🇷 South Korea Becomes First New Men’s IHLC Contender In 15 Years


In an international hockey world that seldom sees new nations emerge to contend for the International Hockey Lineal Championship, Slovakia’s IHLC win over Latvia today confirmed their next opponent will be South Korea (Korea Republic), making the Koreans the first new team in 15 years to contend for the IHLC.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇰 Slovakia 4-1 Latvia 🇱🇻 – 21 Apr 2018


🇸🇰 Slovakia 4-1 Latvia 🇱🇻
Euro Hockey Challenge
Zimný štadión mesta Poprad, Poprad 🇸🇰
Saturday, 21 April 2018

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:25 – 🇸🇰 GOAL – Fehérváry (Graňák, Paulovič)
14:52 – 🇸🇰 PEN – Svitana, tripping
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇰 Slovakia 4-1 Latvia 🇱🇻 – 20 Apr 2018


🇸🇰 Slovakia 4-1 Latvia 🇱🇻
Euro Hockey Challenge
Zimný štadión Michalovce, Michalovce 🇸🇰
Friday, 20 April 2018

BOXSCORE
1st Period
02:50 – 🇱🇻 PEN – Jevpalovs, hooking
07:02 – 🇸🇰 PEN – Hovorka, boarding
07:48 – 🇸🇰 PEN – Bondra, high sticking
14:13 – 🇸🇰 GOAL – Bakoš (Miklík, Hovorka)
16:37 – 🇱🇻 PEN – Ševčenko, interference
17:42 – 🇱🇻 PEN – Balinskis, high sticking
18:43 – 🇸🇰 PP GOAL – Miklík (Kudrna, Čajkovský)
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2018 World Championship Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2018 World Championship in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against Belarus, while hosts Denmark open the tournament against Germany on opening day.
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2018 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return in the lead-up to the 2018 World Championships this season, with yet another scheduling reformat thanks to the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, with national teams fine-tuning their rosters before heading to Copenhagen and Herning.
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KHL IX Gala Hands Out Awards To IHLC Winners


The KHL tonight handed out its awards to the best players in the league at the KHL IX ceremony in Moscow, with Metallurg star Sergei Mozyakin once again dominating the ceremony, taking home four trophies (including league MVP), along with nine other IHLC winners from four countries also winning awards.
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Major Announcements Made At 2017 IIHF Congress


The IIHF Annual Congress today was held on the off day at the 2017 World Championships in Cologne, Germany, with a number of major announcements voted on to impact the future of international hockey in the coming years.
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