🇷🇺 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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🇷🇺 🇫🇮 🇰🇿 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 – 🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (SO) – 09 Feb 2020


🇨🇿 Czechia 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Sunday, 09 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:03 – 🇨🇿 PEN – team, delay of game
11:24 – 🇷🇺 PP GOAL – Kayumov (Zernov, Golyshev)
12:45 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Sergeyev, cross checking
17:11 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Mironov, checking from behind minor + 10 min. misconduct
19:14 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Flek (Hyka, Šulák)
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 3-0 Russia 🇷🇺 – 06 Feb 2020


🇫🇮 Finland 3-0 Russia 🇷🇺
Beijer Hockey Games
Helsingin jäähalli, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Thursday, 06 February 2020

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:37 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Pulkkinen
05:43 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Nättinen (Koivisto)
06:54 – 🇫🇮 GOAL – Junttila (Vittasmäki, Karjalainen)
10:15 – 🇷🇺 PEN – Svetlakov, tripping
17:35 – 🇫🇮 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 Zürich, 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 – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 – 05 Jan 2020


🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
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 – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-0 Finland 🇫🇮 – 04 Jan 2020


🇨🇦 Canada 5-0 Finland 🇫🇮
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
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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IHLC 2019 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw seven different champions hold the belt over the course of 21 games in 2019, including the end of the 2019 World Juniors and the start of the subsequent 2020 tournament.
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IHLC 2019 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship this year stayed within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, with only Russia, Czechia, Sweden and Finland holding the title over the course of 28 games throughout 2019.
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