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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Kazakhstan, Hungary Promoted To 2016 Worlds

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After Poland failed to defeat Hungary in regulation in front of their hometown fans, Hungary clinched the second and final promotion to the 2016 World Championships in Russia, following an undefeated Kazakhstan who punched their ticket on Thursday.
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IHLC 2014 In Review – Men’s

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2014 was quite a year for the International Hockey Lineal Championship, in that theihlc.com formally launched in September, bringing 100+ years of international hockey history online. But this calendar year certainly saw its share of movement and excitement as well.
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IHLC Results – Russia 5-2 Finland – May 25, 2014

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🇷🇺 Russia 5-2 Finland 🇫🇮
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Minsk-Arena, Minsk 🇧🇾
Sunday, May 25, 2014

Reversing the Sochi storyline, Russia’s superstars shone against Finland in Sunday’s final. Four power-play goals made the difference in a thrilling 5-2 win.
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IHLC Results – Finland 3-0 Czechia – May 24, 2014

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🇫🇮 Finland 3-0 Czechia 🇨🇿
World Championship Semifinal
Minsk-Arena, Minsk 🇧🇾
Saturday, May 24, 2014

A 20-save shutout by Pekka Rinne propelled Finland to a 3-0 semi-final win over the Czechs. Next up is a gold medal showdown with Russia on Sunday.
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IHLC Results – Finland 3-2 Canada – May 22, 2014

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🇫🇮 Finland 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦
World Championship Quarterfinal
Chyzhouka-Arena, Minsk 🇧🇾
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Suomi is smiling. Finland edged Canada 3-2 on Thursday to advance to a semi-final clash with the Czechs. Iiro Pakarinen tallied the winner with just 3:08 left.
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IHLC Results – Canada 3-2 Norway – May 20, 2014

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🇨🇦 Canada 3-2 Norway 🇳🇴
World Championship Preliminary Round
Chyzhouka-Arena, Minsk 🇧🇾
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Canada beat Norway 3-2 in Tuesday’s early game at Chizhovka Arena. That means that they’ll face either Finland or Latvia in the quarter-finals.
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IHLC Results – Canada 3-2 Sweden (OT) – May 18, 2014

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🇨🇦 Canada 3-2 Sweden 🇸🇪 (OT)
World Championship Preliminary Round
Chyzhouka-Arena, Minsk 🇧🇾
Sunday, May 18, 2014

In a tight showdown for first place in Group A, defenceman Ryan Ellis scored the overtime winner as Canada beat Sweden 3-2 on Sunday at Chizhovka Arena.
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IHLC Results – Canada 6-1 Italy – May 16, 2014

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🇨🇦 Canada 6-1 Italy 🇮🇹
World Championship Preliminary Round
Chyzhouka-Arena, Minsk 🇧🇾
Friday, May 16, 2014

Canada has really gotten their offence rolling in the last two games. Cody Hodgson has been a key part of the attack.

Hodgson followed up his hat trick from yesterday’s 6-1 win over Denmark with another pair in today’s 6-1 dito over Italy. He now has a tournament-leading six goals.
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IHLC Results – Canada 6-1 Denmark – May 15, 2014

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🇨🇦 Canada 6-1 Denmark 🇩🇰
World Championship Preliminary Round
Chyzhouka-Arena, Minsk 🇧🇾
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Cody Hodgson scored a hat trick to lead Canada to its third straight World Championship victory, a 6-1 decision over Denmark, on Thursday.
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