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 – Sweden 3-2 Czechia – Nov. 8, 2018

 Sweden 3-2 Czechia 
Karjala Tournament
Tipsport Arena, Prague 
Thursday, November 8, 2018

1st Period
01:34 –  PEN – Arnesson, cross checking
08:30 –  GOAL – Lilja (Larsson)
10:31 –  GOAL – Doudera (Kubalík)
10:54 –  PEN – Krejčík, tripping
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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

czech-11 Czechia 3-2 Finland  (OT)
Channel One Cup
O2 arena, Prague czech-11
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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

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

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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