🇨🇿 🇫🇮 IHLC Classics: Hlaváč’s Golden Goal

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 State Day (also known as Den vzniku samostatného československého státu) in Czechia, we feature the first of three World titles for the Narodnitym in 1999, also featuring the first “Golden Goal” at the Worlds in 65 years.

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🇨🇿 Czechia 1-4 (1-0 OT) Finland 🇫🇮
World Championship Final, Game 2
Håkons Hall, Lillehammer 🇳🇴
Sunday, 16 May 1999

The Czech Republic added the World Ice Hockey Championship to its Olympic title on Sunday with a 1-0 overtime victory over Finland.

Jan Hlaváč ended a pulsating afternoon of hockey when he raced into the Finnish zone and backhanded the puck past Miikka Kiprusoff at 16:32 of overtime, triggering a wild stampede off the Czech bench.
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🇸🇪 🇨🇦 IHLC Classics: Sweden’s First Olympic Title

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 National Day (“Sveriges Nationaldag”) in Sweden, we look back at Sweden’s first Olympic Gold Medal, capped off by Peter Forsberg’s legendary shootout winner over Canada.

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🇸🇪 Sweden 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦 (SO)
Olympic Gold Medal Game
Håkons Hall, Lillehammer 🇳🇴
Sunday, 27 February 1994

In Sweden, this is one of the most replayed sports highlights on television. Peter Forsberg was only 20 years old when he pulled the most daring move on Canada’s goaltender Corey Hirsch in the Olympic gold medal game in Lillehammer in 1994. A classic sports moment which became immortalized on a stamp.
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IHLC 2015 In Review – Men’s

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2015 was a wild year for the International Hockey Lineal Championship, with the Euro Hockey Tour and World Championship providing much drama as the title changed through the hands of three world powers by the close of the 2015 Worlds in Czechia.
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🇸🇪 Samuel Påhlsson Retires From MODO, Tre Kronor

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Swedish defensive centre Samuel “Sammy” Påhlsson today announced his retirement from professional hockey at the age of 37, after returning to Sweden to captain his first team, MODO, capping a 20 year pro career in Boston, Anaheim, Chicago, Columbus, Vancouver, along with MODO and Frölunda of the Swedish League.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-0 Norway 🇳🇴 – 03 Apr 2015

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🇨🇿 Czechia 4-0 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Kristins Hall, Lillehammer 🇳🇴
Friday, 03 April 2015

BOXSCORE
1st Period
08:44 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Espeland, kneeing
09:32 – 🇳🇴 PEN – team, too many players
16:07 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Svačina (Simon)
18:41 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Lev, hooking
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 5-1 Norway 🇳🇴 – 13 Apr 2013

🇫🇮 Finland 5-1 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Kristins Hall, Lillehammer 🇳🇴
Saturday, 13 April 2013

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:16 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Viitaluoma
09:10 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Osala, roughing
09:37 – 🇳🇴 PP GOAL – Holøs (K. Olimb, Djupvik Løvlie)
13:03 -🇳🇴 PEN – Martinsen, interference
13:18 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Näenpää (Hietanen, Viitaluoma)
17:36 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Trygg, high sticking
17:36 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Pihlström, roughing
19:38 – 🇳🇴 PEN – K. Olimb, hooking
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