IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 5-1 Norway 🇳🇴 – 16 Feb 2018


🇫🇮 Finland 5-1 Norway 🇳🇴
Olympic Preliminary Round
Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung 🇰🇷
Friday, 16 February 2018

Norway struck first through Patrick Thoresen, but Eeli Tolvanen sparked a revival as Finland collected its second win in Gangneung.

Eeli Tolvanen scored twice to help Finland overcome an early deficit and ease to a 5-1 victory against its Nordic neighbour.
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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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IHLC Preview – 2017 World Championship


The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on 5 May in both Cologne and Paris, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting to compete at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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🇨🇭 🇯🇵 Switzerland And Japan Clinch Final Olympic Qualifying Spots

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After nearly half a year of Olympic qualifiers that began in Mexico last October, four rounds of play and 22 teams competing for a mere two spots in Pyeongchang, the final qualification spots were today clinched by Japan and Switzerland for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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2017 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed

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After two seasons of a consistent format, the Euro Hockey Challenge has undergone yet another change for the 2017 iteration, leading up to the IIHF World Championships the following month in Cologne and Paris.
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🇳🇴 🇸🇮 🇩🇪 Norway, Slovenia, Germany Nab Final 2018 Olympic Spots

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After nearly a year of Olympic qualifiers that began in Bulgaria last October, three rounds of play and 28 teams competing for just three spots in Pyeongchang, the final slots were today locked up by Norway, Slovenia and Germany for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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2017 World Championship Schedule Released

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The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2017 World Championship in Paris, France and Cologne, Germany, with defending champions Canada opening the tournament against Czechia, while hosts Germany open the tournament against the United States on opening day, and France hosts Norway on day two.
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Final Roster Spots Announced For 2016 World Cup Of Hockey

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The remaining seven spots for each World Cup Of Hockey roster today were finalized, and the 184 players set to represent their six countries and two multinational squads are now set for the tournament in Toronto that begins this September.
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IHLC Preview – 2016 World Championship

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The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 6 in Russia, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting in Russia to compete at the 80th IIHF World Championship.
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🇸🇪 🇫🇮 Sweden Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Finland Wins Euro Hockey Challenge

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With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge as the season winds down leading up to the World Championships in Russia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2015-16 season.
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Preliminary Rosters Announced For 2016 World Cup Of Hockey

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The six federations and two conglomerate squads participating at September’s World Cup Of Hockey today announced their preliminary 16 man rosters, with the final seven spots each to be filled by 1 June.
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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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2016 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed

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After a major overhaul to the Euro Hockey Challenge in the 2014-15 season, this year’s EHC will retain the current format, in the lead-up to the 2016 World Championships in Russia.
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2016 World Championship Schedule Released

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The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2016 World Championship in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia, with defending champs Canada opening the tournament against their cross-border rivals the United States, while Russia aims to avenge its Silver medal finish by opening against their historical rivals Czechia.
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First Nine Nations Qualified For 2018 Olympic Men’s Tournament

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Following Belarus’ failure to finish in the top four at the 2015 World Championships, Slovakia scooped up the ninth and final automatic qualification spot for the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, Korea, joining defending champions Canada, Finland, Sweden, Russia, the United States, Czechia, Switzerland and the host nation Korea.
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IHLC Preview – 2015 World Championship

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With virtually every professional and international competition (besides the NHL playoffs) complete, the world’s best will assemble in Czechia for the 79th IIHF World Championship, looking to assert their hockey supremacy and punch their ticket to the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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🇸🇪 🇨🇿 Sweden Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Czechs Win Euro Hockey Challenge

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With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge as the season winds down leading up to the World Championships in Czechia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2014-15 season.
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