🇸🇪 Sedin Twins Announce Dual Retirement After 18 NHL Seasons


Swedish twin forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin, proverbially joined at the hip for nearly two decades both with the Vancouver Canucks and Tre Kronor, formally ended their career tonight with the Canucks in Edmonton, closing out a historic 18-season NHL career spent side by side.
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🇫🇮 🇸🇪 IHLC Classics: “Tupu, Hupu & Lupu” Golden For Finland

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 Finnish Independence Day, we look back at the 1995 World Championships Gold Medal Game, the long overdue first title for the Leijonat, over their Swedish rivals on Swedish ice.

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🇫🇮 Finland 4-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Stockholm Globe Arena, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Sunday, 07 May 1995

Finally, Finland wins the IIHF World Championship for the first time. And the victory couldn’t have been sweeter. They won the gold medal game against their fiercest rival Sweden, in Sweden and with a Swedish head coach. To really rub it in, the Finnish team celebrated the win in downtown Stockholm, this while also “stealing” the Swedish tune designated for a home-team victory.
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2014-15 Euro Hockey Tour – Format Change

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As reported by EuroHockey.com, there will be changes this year to the annual Euro Hockey Tour between the four European hockey powerhouses – Russia, Sweden, Finland and Czechia.

Gone are the Oddset and Czech Hockey Games tournaments, and while the Karjala Tournament in Finland and Channel One Cup in Russia will remain, there will be six additional games over three weekends in February and April 2015 to finalize the point distribution, and crown a 2014-15 Euro Hockey Tour winner. Details are to be released on the game locations for the remaining games.
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IHLC Results – 🇸🇪 Sweden 5-1 Switzerland 🇨🇭 – 19 May 2013

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🇸🇪 Sweden 5-1 Switzerland 🇨🇭
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Sunday, 19 May 2013

Switzerland scored first, but hosts Sweden dominated the last 55 minutes to become the first home team to win gold since 1986. It is the nation’s ninth World Championship gold medal.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-0 United States 🇺🇸 – 18 May 2013

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🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-0 United States 🇺🇸
World Championship Semifinal
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Saturday, 18 May 2013

They did it. In a semi-final game featuring two teams challenging history, Switzerland defeated Team USA 3-0 to advance forward to their first opportunity for gold since 1935.

Whatever the outcome in the final game against Sweden will be, it will be the first World Championship medal for the Swiss in exactly 60 years.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 2-1 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 16 May 2013

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🇨🇭 Switzerland 2-1 Czechia 🇨🇿
World Championship Quarterfinal
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Thursday, 16 May 2013

Switzerland has done the improbable. Paced by exceptional defence and timely scoring, Switzerland defeated Czech Republic 2-1 in the first quarter-final game of the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden. Switzerland now faces Team USA in the semi-finals on Saturday.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 4-1 Belarus 🇧🇾 – 14 May 2013

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🇨🇭 Switzerland 4-1 Belarus 🇧🇾
World Championship Preliminary Round
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Matthias Bieber had a goal and assist in a three-goal third period to lead Switzerland to an historic 4-1 win over Belarus.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴 – 12 May 2013

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🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-1 Norway 🇳🇴
World Championship Preliminary Round
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Sunday, 12 May 2013

Switzerland continued its unbeaten streak at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with a 3-1 win over Norway. With six wins, Switzerland finds themselves in position to possibly win their group.
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