Sweden rallies from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits but loses in overtime. The loss is the greatest upset in Olympic hockey since 2002 when Belarus beat Sweden, also 4-3.
Patirck Reimer drove hard to the goal, skated around three Swedes in the process, and banged his own rebound past goalie Viktor Fasth just 90 seconds into a 10-minute four-on-four overtime to give Germany an improbable 4-3 victory over Sweden. Continue reading →
The sixth ever women’s Olympic tournament is set to kick off this Saturday, with an anticipated showdown between Canada and the United States set to highlight the Gold Medal Match for the sixth straight time. Continue reading →
Sweden scored shorthanded twice in 38 seconds in a 4-2 semi-final win over the defending champion U.S. to advance to Friday’s World Junior gold medal game. Sweden will face the winner of the Canada-Czech Republic semi-final in the final at 20:00 Buffalo time. Continue reading →
The International Hockey Lineal Championship stayed with Team USA for the majority of 2017, with the 2017 World Junior champions holding the IHLC for eight of a possible twelve games in 2017, including carrying the title into the medal round of the current 2018 tournament. Continue reading →
Czechia completed their perfect sweep of the Channel One Cup, dispatching Sweden in a 4-1 victory to retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship, carrying the title and some tremendous momentum into the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics. Continue reading →
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, to commemorate Finland’s centennial as a nation, we look back on just the second World Championship for the Leijonat in history, their 2011 triumph over rival Sweden, considered by Finns to be the “unelmafinaali” – the dream final.
Finland captured just their second ever World Championship Gold Medal in dominant fashion against their cross-border rivals Sweden, crushing Tre Kronor 6-1 on goals from six different scorers to win their first Gold since 1995, and unify Gold with the International Hockey Lineal Championship. Continue reading →
The IIHF announced the newest class of inductees to the Hall of Fame, highlighted by a quartet of international superstars – Daniel Alfredsson, Rob Blake, Jere Lehtinen and Chris Chelios, who will have their numerous achievements, both professionally and internationally, recognized in Denmark this May. Continue reading →