2018 World Championships Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2018 World Championships in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against Belarus, while hosts Denamrk open the tournament against the Germany on opening day.
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2018 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return in the lead-up to the 2018 World Championships this season, with yet another scheduling reformat thanks to the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, with national teams fine-tuning their rosters before heading to Copenhagen and Herning.
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2018 World Junior Championships Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York is highlighted by the first ever outdoor game in IIHF competition, a tilt between defending champs Team USA and their cross-border rivals, Canada, on December 29, at New Era Field in nearby Orchard Park.
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Slovenia, Italy Relegated From World Championships


Still with a day until the end of the 2017 World Championship group round, the two relegated teams for 2018 have already been determined, with both Slovenia and Italy, who only gained promotion in 2016, set to return to Division IA next season.
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IHLC Preview – 2017 World Championship


The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 5 in both Cologne and Paris, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting to compete at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Switzerland Wins Euro Hockey Challenge


With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge, as the season ends to ring in the start of the 2017 World Championships in Paris and Cologne, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2016-17 season.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 4-3 Slovakia – Feb. 11, 2017

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Slovakia Cup Gold Medal Game
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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Switzerland exacted a small measure of revenge for the defeat they faced from Slovakia to conclude November’s Deutschland Cup, winning the Slovakia Cup from the home nation (on home ice, no less) with a 4-3 win to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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2017 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed

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After two seasons of a consistent format, the Euro Hockey Challenge has undergone yet another change for the 2017 iteration, leading up to the IIHF World Championships the following month in Cologne and Paris.
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NHL Outdoor Classics Feature Top IHLC Winners

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Many of the top players in the game took their talents outside this past weekend, with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings highlighting the inaugural Centennial Classic on January 1, followed a day later with the St. Louis Blues hosting the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2017 Winter Classic.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 8-3 Slovakia – Jan. 2, 2017


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8-3 Slovakia 
World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
Centre Bell, Montréal 
Monday, January 2, 2017

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:59 –  PEN – Struška, tripping
01:08 –  PP GOAL – Eriksson Ek (Asplund, Kylington)
16:28 –  GOAL – Söderlund (Wingerli, Gunnarsson)
17:01 –  GOAL – Grundström (Nylander, L. Carlsson)
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