🇮🇹 🇸🇮 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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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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🇨🇿 Růžička Resigns From Czech National Team Amidst Scandal

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Embroiled in a scandal over allegedly bribing parents of players to join his pro squad that he both co-owns and coaches, Vladimír Růžička, the star Czech forward turned coach, has stepped down both from his club, HC Slavia Praha, as well as from the Czech national side.
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World Championship Sets Fields For 2016 Worlds, 2018 Olympics

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With the dust settled over Prague, and Canada returning to North America with World Championship Gold in tow, we can not only look back on a tremendous (and record-breaking) 2015 tournament, but to future tournaments in men’s hockey, particularly next year’s Worlds and the 2018 Olympics.
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🇨🇿 Jágr Retires From Czech National Team…Again

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After a disappointing fourth place finish in front of their home crowd, Czech hockey legend Jaromír Jágr, named tournament MVP of the 2015 World Championships, has said for the second straight season that he is done with the Czech national team.
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