2019 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return with a new, shorter format in 2019, with national teams preparing for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia this May.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Sweden – Jan. 2, 2019


 Switzerland 2-0 Sweden 
World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

It was the first upset of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, and it was a biggie. Switzerland defeated Sweden 2-0 on Wednesday in Victoria to advance to the semi-finals.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw a fair amount of movement in its 13 junior tilts in 2018, with four nations sharing title reigns across three tournaments, including the elimination round of the 2018 World Junior Championship.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 4-1 Kazakhstan – Dec. 31, 2018


 Sweden 4-1 Kazakhstan 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Monday, December 31, 2018

With a 4-1 win over Kazakhstan on Monday, Sweden locked up first place in Group B and booked a quarter-final date with Switzerland.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship again saw eight countries carry the title throughout 2018, with the Olympics being added to the calendar seeing 31 different matchups, with the IHLC being defended at five tournaments in seven different countries.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship continued to see-saw between Canada and the United States in international women’s hockey, with each nation winning five games in 2018, but the Americans winning crucial Gold medals at both the PyeongChang Olympics and Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 5-4 United States (OT) – Dec. 29, 2018


 Sweden 5-4 United States  (OT)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Saturday, December 29, 2018

The U.S. rallied from a 4-0 third-period deficit, but Adam Boqvist scored the overtime winner for a 5-4 victory to extend Sweden’s preliminary-round winning streak alive at 47 games.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 5-2 Slovakia – Dec. 27, 2018


 Sweden 5-2 Slovakia 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Swedes stayed perfect with their second straight victory, defeating Slovakia 5-2 on Friday afternoon in Victoria. Sweden’s record-setting round-robin win streak now stands at 46 games, dating back to the 2007 World Juniors.
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IHLC Results – Sweden 2-1 Finland – Dec. 26, 2018


 Sweden 2-1 Finland 
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

In the latest installment of hockey’s great Nordic rivalry, Sweden’s potent power play ensured that the 2019 World Juniors didn’t start off on a special note for Finland.
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IHLC Results – Russia 4-1 Sweden – Nov. 10, 2018


 Russia 4-1 Sweden 
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 
Saturday, November 10, 2018

In the second 2018 Karjala Cup match, the senior Russian national team eased past the challenge of Sweden, claiming a confident 4-1 victory to make it two wins in as many games.
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