2019 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return with a new, shorter format in 2019, with national teams preparing for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia this May.
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Denmark Relegated To World Junior Championship Division IA


In a surprising twist at the World Junior Championship, Kazakhstan swept Denmark in their relegation series to stay in the Top Division for 2020, sending Denmark back to Division IA for the first time since 2014.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw a fair amount of movement in its 13 junior tilts in 2018, with four nations sharing title reigns across three tournaments, including the elimination round of the 2018 World Junior Championship.
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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 2018 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship continued to see-saw between Canada and the United States in international women’s hockey, with each nation winning five games in 2018, but the Americans winning crucial Gold medals at both the PyeongChang Olympics and Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – Russia 5-0 Finland – Dec. 16, 2018


 Russia 5-0 Finland 
Channel One Cup
Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg 
Sunday, December 16, 2018

In Saint Petersburg, the senior Russian national team took on Finland in the concluding match of the 2018 Channel One Cup match, with the Hockey Classic game taking place at the large Gazprom Arena.
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IHLC Classics: Kultajuhlien Käynnistäjä

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of Finnish Itsenäisyyspäivä (Independence Day), we feature their second World Junior Championship Gold in three years, both won in overtime thrillers, this time by Kasperi Kapanen.


 
Finland
 4-3 Russia  (OT)
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

In a tense and thrilling climax to the 2016 World Juniors, Kasperi Kapanen’s overtime winner at 1:33 gave host Finland a 4-3 gold medal victory over Russia.
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IHLC Results – Czechia 5-2 Russia – Nov. 11, 2018


 Czechia 5-2 Russia 
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 
Sunday, November 11, 2018

In the concluding match of the 2018 Karjala Cup, the senior Russian national team lost to the Czech Republic 2-5, however the result didn’t prevent our players from winning the competition.
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IHLC Results – Russia 4-1 Sweden – Nov. 10, 2018


 Russia 4-1 Sweden 
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

In the second 2018 Karjala Cup match, the senior Russian national team eased past the challenge of Sweden, claiming a confident 4-1 victory to make it two wins in as many games.
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