Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2019


The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2019 on 15 November, with the most decorated women’s player in history, the first Iron Curtain star to defect to the west, and a pair of multiple Stanley Cup champions, who between them hold a number of International Hockey Lineal Championships, all to join the ranks of the Hall in Toronto.
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Nikita Kucherov Highlights Winners At 2019 NHL Awards


The National Hockey League handed out its hardware to the best players in the world for the 2018-19 season in Las Vegas, with eleven IHLC holders representing six countries taking home trophies.
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IHLC Classics: Trubachev’s Goal Gives Canada Silver Déjà Vu

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 Russia Day, we feature their World Junior Championship Gold victory from 2003, which saw them upset a hometown Halifax crowd to win a come-from-behind game on enemy territory.


🇷🇺 Russia 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax 🇨🇦
Sunday, 05 January 2003

For the second straight World Junior Championship on home soil, it was Russia playing spoiler for the hometown fans, as a late goal by captain Yuri Trubachev, combined with a bulletproof defensive performance in the final period, delivered Russia their third World Juniors Gold, their 12th combined with Soviet wins, and saw Russia leave Nova Scotia with the International Hockey Lineal Championship in tow.
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IHLC Results – Finland 1-0 Russia – 25 May 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 1-0 Russia 🇷🇺
World Championship Semifinal
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Saturday, 25 May 2019

Marko Anttila scored the third-period winner with 9:42 left as Finland stunned Russia 1-0 in a tense, tactical semi-final to move on to the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship gold medal game.
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Major Announcements Made At 2019 IIHF Congress


The IIHF Annual Congress today was held on the off day at the 2019 World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with a number of major announcements voted on to impact the future of international hockey in the coming years.
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IHLC Results – Russia 4-3 United States – 23 May 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 United States 🇺🇸
World Championship Quarterfinal
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Thursday, 23 May 2019

It’s eight straight wins for the Bear. Russia advanced to the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship semi-finals by beating the Americans 4-3 in Bratislava on Thursday.
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IHLC Results – Russia 7-4 Sweden – 21 May 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 7-4 Sweden 🇸🇪
World Championship Preliminary Round
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The Russians capped off a perfect record in the group stage with an exclamation point, demolishing two-time defending champion Sweden 7-4 in Group B’s last game.
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IHLC Results – Russia 3-0 Switzerland – 19 May 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 3-0 Switzerland 🇨🇭
World Championship Preliminary Round
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Sunday, 19 May 2019

During Sunday’s marquee matchup in Bratislava, Switzerland’s fans may have made the most noise, but Russia’s players scored the most goals in a 3-0 win at Ondrej Nepela Arena.
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