๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ IHLC Classics: Zibanejad’s Golden Goal

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 Swedish Sveriges nationaldag (National Day), we feature Sweden’s most recent World Junior Championship triumph in 2012, just their second title in history.


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden
1-0ย Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย (OT)
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Thursday, 05 January 2012

Mika Zibanejad scored the magnificent overtime winner as Sweden earned its first World Junior gold medal since 1981 and second all-time with an 1-0 triumph over Russia on Thursday. The Swedes outshot Russia 58-17.
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IHLC Preview – 2021 World Championship


After a year away during one of the most tumultuous years in human history, with a pandemic and political strife seeing a year-long delay and a change in venue, the international hockey calendar sees some sense of normalcy return with the resurgence of the IIHF World Championship, set to take place this year in Rฤซga, Latvia.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 1-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ – 01 May 2021


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 1-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Euro Hockey Challenge
Tissot Arena, Biel ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
Saturday, 01 May 2021

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:24 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ PEN – Fora, holding
12:24 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ PEN – Frick, tripping
13:21 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ PEN – Kraskovski, slashing
18:16 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ PEN – Dronov, high sticking
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 3-1 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ – 30 Apr 2021


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland 3-1 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Euro Hockey Challenge
Tissot Arena, Biel ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
Friday, 30 April 2021

BOXSCORE
1st Period
03:57 – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ PEN – K. Marchenko, slashing
04:17 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ PEN – Bertschy, interference
16:43 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ GOAL – Mottet (Fuchs)
17:52 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ PEN – Herzog, tripping
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-0 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ – 24 Apr 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-0 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
Euro Hockey Challenge
VTB Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Saturday, 24 April 2021

In the second of two 2020-21 Euro Hockey Challenge duels between the nations, the Russian Olympic national team proved too strong for Belarus, earning a confident 2-0 victory at the VTB Arena in Moscow.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 6-3 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ – 23 Apr 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 6-3 Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
Euro Hockey Challenge
VTB Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Friday, 23 April 2021

In the first of two scheduled 2020-21 Euro Hockey Challenge matches between the two nations, the senior Russian national team managed to defeat Belarus at the VTB Arena in Moscow, beating the visitors 6-3 in an entertaining duel.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 2021 Womenโ€™s World Championship Schedule Released


After having to delay for a year following the 2019-20 outbreak of the COVID-19 virus across the world, and delaying another month to meet Canadian quarantine protocols, today the IIHF announced the schedule for the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, who will host after postponing the 2020 edition of the tournament.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Undefeated Russia Clinches 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour


With three months to go until the formal end of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour and the start of the 2021 World Championship in Rฤซga, Russia today clinched the Euro Hockey Tour championship in record fashion, dumping Czechia to improve to a perfect 9-0 in tournament play thus far.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 7-4 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 14 Feb 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 7-4 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmรถ Arena, Malmรถ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Sunday, 14 February 2021

In the concluding match of the Swedish Hockey Games, the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team defeated the Czech Republic 7-4 in a goal-filled thriller in Malmรถ.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO) โ€“ 13 Feb 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 2-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmรถ Arena, Malmรถ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Saturday, 13 February 2021

In the second match of the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team sneaked past host nation Sweden, claiming a narrow 2-1 victory in a penalty shootout.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 11 Feb 2021


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmรถ Arena, Malmรถ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Thursday, 11 February 2021

In the first match of the third stage of the Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team emerged victorious against Finland in Malmรถ, Sweden, claiming a narrow 3-2 win.
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๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป 2021 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Rฤซga, Latvia, marking the return of the World Championship after its historic cancellation last year, returning to Latvia for the first time in 15 years.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 04 Jan 2021


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 5-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Monday, 04 January 2021

As it has every game this tournament, Canada roared out to an early lead and never looked back. Tonight, Russia was the victim, and the 5-0 score was richly dserved by the more determined and aggressive Canadians.
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s


Thanks to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw nine games of competition this year on the men’s side, staying completely within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, due to May’s World Championships being cancelled in Switzerland.
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IHLC Preview – 2021 World Junior Championship


The first IIHF “bubble” tournament is set to begin in Edmonton, Canada, with the 2020 calendar year coming to a close with the start of the 2021 World Junior Championship, being held in a contained Rogers Place with the top nations in the hockey world looking to earn glory in the midst of a global pandemic.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 1-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ โ€“ 23 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Canada 1-0 Russia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Exhibition Game
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Jamie Drysdale broke open a scoreless game at 3:52 of the third period as Canada defeated Russia 1-0 on Wesneday night in their only pre-competition match ahead of the 2021 IIHF World Juniors.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 20 Dec 2020


๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia 5-1 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Sunday, 20 December 2020

In Moscow, the senior Russian national team produced a clinical performance against Finland in the concluding match of the Channel One Cup, earning a 5-1 victory to consequently win the second stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour with a perfect record.
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