IHLC 2021 In Review – Men’s


With the international hockey calendar returning (relatively) to normal in 2021, the IHLC saw a flurry of activity throughout the year, bookended with stops on the Euro Hockey Tour, and a relocated World Championship in between. Continue reading

IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-2 Russia (OT) ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ – 19 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-2 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ (OT)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena,ย Moscowย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Sunday, 19 December 2021

In a dramatic battle, Russia only managed to claim one point against Finland in the concluding match of the 2021 Channel One Cup in Moscow, conceding a narrow 3-2 defeat in overtime.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 1-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 16 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 1-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena,ย Moscowย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Thursday, 16 December 2021

In a tight, tense contest, Russia edged Sweden in the second match of the 2021 Channel One Cup, holding on to claim an important 1-0 victory at the CSKA Arena.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ – 15 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena,ย Moscowย ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Wednesday, 15 December 2021

In the opening match of the 2021 Channel One Cup, Russia survived a late onslaught against Canada, emerging victorious by a score of 4-3 at the CSKA Arena in Moscow.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Jaroslav Bednรกล™ Announces Retirement At Age 44


Czech winger Jaroslav Bednรกล™, a part of the Czech Extraliga and Narodnitym since 1994, announced his retirement from pro hockey following HC Slavia Praha’s elimination from the Chance Liga playoffs at the age of 44, ending a remarkable 27 season career played across the globe.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-0 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ – 24 Apr 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-0 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
Euro Hockey Challenge
VTB Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Saturday, 24 April 2021

In the second of two 2020-21 Euro Hockey Challenge duels between the nations, the Russian Olympic national team proved too strong for Belarus, earning a confident 2-0 victory at the VTB Arena in Moscow.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 6-3 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ – 23 Apr 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 6-3 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
Euro Hockey Challenge
VTB Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Friday, 23 April 2021

In the first of two scheduled 2020-21 Euro Hockey Challenge matches between the two nations, the senior Russian national team managed to defeat Belarus at the VTB Arena in Moscow, beating the visitors 6-3 in an entertaining duel.
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s


Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw nine games of competition this year on the men’s side, staying completely within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, due to May’s World Championships being cancelled in Switzerland.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 20 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Sunday, 20 December 2020

In Moscow, the senior Russian national team produced a clinical performance against Finland in the concluding match of the Channel One Cup, earning a 5-1 victory to consequently win the second stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour with a perfect record.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 19 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-1 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Saturday, 19 December 2020

In a gritty battle, Russia produced a resolute defensive performance to defeat the Czech Republic in Moscow, earning a 4-1 victory to make it two wins in two matches at the 2020 Channel One Cup.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO) โ€“ 17 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Thursday, 17 December 2020

In a pulsating encounter, Russia outlasted Sweden at the Channel One Cup, claiming a thrilling 4-3 victory in a lengthy penalty shootout in Moscow.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ IHLC Classics: Canada’s Record Double Dozen

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 Canada Day, we feature Canada’s record 24th World Championship Gold Medal, which they captured over Finland in 2007.

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
World Championshipย Gold Medal Game
Arena Khodynka, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Sunday, 13 May 2007

Hereโ€™s an incredible bit of trivia: By winning the 2007 IIHF World Championship, Canada earned its 24th gold medal, more than any other nation. Canadaโ€™s seven Olympic gold medals are also tops (tied with the Soviet Union).
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Martin Erat Retires From Kometa Brno At Age 38


Czech winger Martin Erat, who spent twenty years professionally in the NHL, KHL and Czech leagues, as well as representing the Narodnitym many times, today announced his retirement from his final club, HC Kometa Brno.
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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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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (SO) โ€“ 14 Dec 2019


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 4-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Saturday, 14 December 2019

The Russians seemed to be cruising to victory when 2-0 up in the first period, but after the Czechs scored three successive goals, the host nation required an equalizer in the third frame to force overtime. SKA Saint Petersburg forward Vladimir E. Tkachyov scored the winning penalty after the teams took the match to a tense shootout.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Cam Ward Retires From Carolina Hurricanes At Age 35


Cam Ward, the Canadian goalkeeper who propelled to stardom following his stellar rookie campaign that saw him win the Stanley Cup, today signed a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes, ending his hockey career at the age of 35.
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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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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-0 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ – 16 Dec 2018


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russiaย 5-0ย Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Channel One Cup
Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Sunday, 16 December 2018

In Saint Petersburg, the senior Russian national team took on Finland in the concluding match of the 2018 Channel One Cup match, with the Hockey Classic game taking place at the large Gazprom Arena.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 7-2 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 15 Dec 2018


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russiaย 7-2ย Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Saturday, 15 December 2018

In Moscow, the senior Russian national team took on the Czech Republic in the second match of the 2018 Channel One Cup.
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