Stan Mikita: 1940-2018


Chicago Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita, who revolutionized both the way hockey was played and how European players entered the professional North American ranks, passed away today at the age of 78.
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Finland Wins 2018 Euro Hockey Tour & Challenge


For just the second time in history, the same nation has captured both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge titles, with Finland today eking out Sweden to lock up the 2017-18 Tour, becoming the second team after Czechia in 2012 to achieve the double.
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IHLC 2017 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship increased the number of champions yet again from a previous year, with eight different countries holding the title over 28 games in the lead-up to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang.
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IHLC Results – Czechia 3-2 Finland (OT) – Dec. 13, 2017


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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

BOXSCORE
1st Period
04:10 – czech-11 PEN – Koukal, tripping
04:34 –  PEN – Koskiranta, tripping
05:45 –  GOAL – Manninen
18:42 – czech-11 PEN – Kundrátek, holding
19:09 –  PP GOAL – Kemppainen (Junttila)
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Men’s

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The International Hockey Lineal Championship doubled up on champions in 2016, with six different nations taking hold of the IHLC over a span of 23 games, leaving an unlikely country the incumbent champion heading into 2017.
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Slovenia Promoted To 2017 Worlds, Italy Likely As Well

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After Slovenia edged out Austria 2-1 and Italy defeated an upstart Korean squad by the same score on the last day of competition, the qualifiers for the 2017 World Championships in Cologne and Paris became more clear, although Slovenia is the only one with a guarantee of playing for now.
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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 World Cup Exhibition Schedule Released

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The exhibition schedule in advance of the 2016 World Cup in Toronto has been unveiled, with 12 games on tilt the week before the tournament in 10 cities across six nations on two continents.
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