🇫🇮 🇱🇻 2023 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Tampere, Finland and Rīga, Latvia, with the two previous Worlds hosts stepping in to replace Saint Petersburg, Russia as the hosts, who were stripped as hosts after Russia was banned from IIHF competition for their continued invasion of Ukraine.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 World Championship


The top teams in international hockey will converge on Tampere and Helsinki, Finland starting this Friday, 13 May, kicking off the premiere event of the global hockey calendar, the 2022 IIHF World Championship.
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🇫🇷 France Promoted To 2023 Women’s World Championship


After two years of no promotion or relegation at the Women’s World Championship thanks to COVID-19, today France gained promotion back to the Top Division for 2023, for the first time in three years, after a winner-take-all victory over Norway on home ice in Angers, France.
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 6-2 Norway 🇳🇴 – 21 Apr 2022


🇫🇮 Finland 6-2 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Mehtimäen jäähalli, Joensuu 🇫🇮
Thursday, 21 April 2022

BOXSCORE
1st Period
09:56 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Aaltonen, slashing
11:56 – 🇳🇴 GOAL – Jakobsson (K. Olimb, Johannesen)
12:50 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Lilleberg, hooking
14:57 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Rajala (Filppula, Innala)
18:15 – 🇳🇴 PEN – K. Olimb, slashing
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🇧🇾 Belarus Promoted To World Junior Top Division In 2023


After a one-year stasis of the same ten teams in the World Junior Championship Top Division thanks to COVID-19, today Belarus punched their ticket to Russia in 2023 by emerging victorious atop Division IA in Denmark, going a perfect 5-0 in the tournament and sealing their victory with a win over Norway.
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🇨🇿 🇩🇰 🇸🇪 Czechia, Denmark, Sweden Clinch Final 2022 Women’s Olympic Qualifying Spots


After just three months Olympic qualifiers that were set to begin nearly a year ago, but delayed due to COVID-19, the three final qualification spots for a trip to Beijing were today clinched by Czechia, Denmark and Sweden for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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🇸🇰 🇱🇻 🇩🇰 Slovakia, Latvia, Denmark Clinch Final Beijing 2022 Men’s Olympic Qualifying Spots


After nearly two year of Olympic qualifiers that began in Luxembourg and China in November 2019, four rounds of play, 36 teams competing and a global pandemic in between, came to a conclusion today for the final three spots in Beijing, with the spots being clinched locked up by Slovakia, Latvia and Denmark for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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🇫🇮 2022 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2022 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Tampere and Helsinki, Finland, returning to the nation for the first time since Helsinki hosted consecutively in 2012-13.
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IHLC Preview – 2021 World Championship


After a year away during one of the most tumultuous years in human history, with a pandemic and political strife seeing a year-long delay and a change in venue, the international hockey calendar sees some sense of normalcy return with the resurgence of the IIHF World Championship, set to take place this year in Rīga, Latvia.
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🇱🇻 2021 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Rīga, Latvia, marking the return of the World Championship after its historic cancellation last year, returning to Latvia for the first time in 15 years.
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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 3-0 Switzerland 🇨🇭 – 19 May 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 3-0 Switzerland 🇨🇭
World Championship Preliminary Round
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Sunday, 19 May 2019

During Sunday’s marquee matchup in Bratislava, Switzerland’s fans may have made the most noise, but Russia’s players scored the most goals in a 3-0 win at Ondrej Nepela Arena.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 5-2 Norway 🇳🇴 – 10 May 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 5-2 Norway 🇳🇴
World Championship Preliminary Round
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Friday, 10 May 2019

Russia’s power play led the way as the Red Machine cruised past Norway in the opening game of the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava.
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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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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 7-0 Norway 🇳🇴 – 19 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 7-0 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Kokkolan Jäähalli, Kokkola 🇫🇮
Friday, 19 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
07:58 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Laurikainen, delay of game
17:01 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Lindström, tripping
18:00 – 🇫🇮 PP GOAL – Ilomäki (Manninen, Hakulinen)
18:17 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Vainio (Björninen)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴 – 18 Apr 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴
Euro Hockey Challenge
Lappi Areena, Rovaniemi 🇫🇮
Thursday, 18 April 2019

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:57 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Ruotsalainen (Lehtonen, Anttila)
08:04 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Manninen (Sund, Sallinen)
11:55 – 🇳🇴 PEN – Lindström, tripping
16:32 – 🇫🇮 PEN – Luostarinen, hooking
17:55 – 🇳🇴 PP GOAL – Haga (Johannesen, Holøs)
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🇭🇺 🇩🇰 Hungary, Denmark Promoted To 2020 Women’s World Championship


Just days after France and Sweden were relegated to Division IA at the 2020 Women’s World Championship, their spots were claimed by long-time returnees Denmark and first-timers Hungary for the Top Division in 2020.
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🇸🇪 🇫🇷 Sweden, France Relegated From Women’s World Championship


In one unsurprising development, and in another very surprising development, France and Sweden have been relegated to Division IA of the 2020 Women’s World Championship, with France going back down after their first trip to the Top Division, while Sweden is relegated for the first time in their history.
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