๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น NHL, NHLPA Agrees To Olympic Return In 2022 & 2026


With both the National Hockey League and NHL Players Association today ratifying both their return to play proposal to complete the 2019-20 NHL season, as well as extend their latest Collective Bargaining Agreement, one major clause of the plan is the return of NHL players to the Winter Olympics, marking the return of the world’s top professional players for the first time since 2014, pending IOC and IIHF approval.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Andrei Markov Retires Following KHL Season Cancellation


Andrei Markov, the Russian workhorse defenceman who anchored top bluelines for over 20 seasons in both Canada and his native Russia, today announced his retirement from Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL at age 41, three weeks after the KHL season was suspended over COVID-19.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ KHL Suspends 2019-20 Season, Gagarin Cup Playoffs


After multiple attempts to resuscitate the 2020 Gagarin Cup playoffs, today the Kontinental Hockey League announced that they would suspend the remainder of their season due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, with no Gagarin Cup winner to be crowned in 2020.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 4-3 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ (SO) โ€“ 09 Feb 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czechia 4-3 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Sunday, 09 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:03 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ PEN – team, delay of game
11:24 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ PP GOAL – Kayumov (Zernov, Golyshev)
12:45 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ PEN – Sergeyev, cross checking
17:11 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ PEN – Mironov, checking from behind minor + 10 min. misconduct
19:14 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ GOAL – Flek (Hyka, ล ulรกk)
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 06 Feb 2020


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 3-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Beijer Hockey Games
Helsingin jรครคhalli, Helsinki ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Thursday, 06 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:37 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ GOAL – Pulkkinen
05:43 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ GOAL –ย Nรคttinen (Koivisto)
06:54 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ GOAL –ย Junttila (Vittasmรคki, Karjalainen)
10:15 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ PEN – Svetlakov, tripping
17:35 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PEN – Pulkkinen, tripping
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2020, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Zรผrich, Switzerland, with two native Swiss players highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Ryan Smyth, Alexei Yashin, Kimmo Timonen and countrymen Mark Streit and Mathias Seger to the Hall.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-3 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 05 Jan 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Canada 4-3 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Ostravar Arรฉna, Ostrava ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Sunday, 05 January 2020

Akil Thomas chased down a loose puck just as he and it got to the top of the goal crease. He managed to backhand the puck in the far side as he fell, breaking a 3-3 tie at 16:02 and giving Canada a dramatic come-from-behind victory in another classic Canada-Russia gold-medal game at the World Juniors.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-0 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 04 Jan 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-0 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Ostravar Arรฉna, Ostrava ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Saturday, 04 January 2020

Canada defeated the team that beat it last year at the U20, and now it will face the team that handed it its worst loss in U20 history, a 6-0 pasting just last week. Will vengeance be theirs, or will Russia continue its roll this year?
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