๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Bรถrje Salming: 1951-2022


Less than two weeks after being honoured in front of his adopted hometown of Toronto, Bรถrje Salming, the legendary Swedish defenceman who helped clear the path for European-trained players to star as professionals in the National Hockey League, today succumbed to ALS at the age of 71 in his native Sweden.
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Hockey Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of 2022


The Hockey Hall Of Fame tonight inducted their 2022 Class, inducting five legendary players to their ranks with a number of tremendous international achievements.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 13 Nov 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Karjala Tournament
Gatorade Center, Turku ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Sunday, 13 November 2022

BOXSCORE
1st Period
10:12 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช PEN – Mรถller, cross checking
11:14 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PP GOAL – Bjรถrninen (Antonen, Lehtonen)
15:41 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PEN – Karjalainen, slashing
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-2 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ (OT) – 12 Nov 2022


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-2 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ (OT)
Karjala Tournament
Gatorade Center, Turku ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Saturday, 12 November 2022

BOXSCORE
1st Period
06:31 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช GOAL – Petersson (Lindholm, Brรคnnstrรถm)

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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป 2023 World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Tampere, Finland and Rฤซga, Latvia, with the two previous Worlds hosts stepping in to replace Saint Petersburg, Russia as the hosts, who were stripped as hosts after Russia was banned from IIHF competition for their continued invasion of Ukraine.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ In Memoriam – Lokomotiv Yaroslavl 2011-12

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Today marks the anniversary of the tragic air disaster of Yak-Service Flight 9633 on 07 September 2011, that crashed near Yaroslavl, Russia, and killed the entire roster and staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL, and all but one of the flight crew members, when a pilot error caused the aircraft to fail its takeoff, running off the runway and crashing into a tower mast.

IIHF president Renรฉ Fasel declared the crash as “the darkest day in the history of our sport,” as fans from across the world, and in particular Russia and the eight other nations represented by team players and staff, mourned for the shocking and tragic loss. On this sad anniversary, TheIHLC.com commemorates this deep loss, and remember those who perished in the accident.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 2023 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, with the tournament set to return to being played during the holiday season in front of fans, with Halifax, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick hosting for Canada for the third straight year.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 Women’s World Championship


After over a year and a half of no international women’s hockey competition due to COVID-19, the puck is set to drop on a historic Women’s World Championship in Denmark, as the IIHF for the first time is hosting the tournament in the same year as an Olympic tournament.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 2-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (OT) โ€“ 04 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 2-1 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (OT)
Exhibition Game
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Thursday, 04 August 2022

BOXSCORE
1st Period
00:43 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช PEN – Edvinsson, hooking
02:13 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช SH GOAL – Grans (Olsson, Stjernborg)
13:02 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PEN – Rafkin, tripping
16:24 – ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ PEN – Jรคrventie, high sticking
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Mattias Sjรถgren Retires From Rรถgle At Age 34


Swedish centre Mattias Sjรถgren today announced his retirement from pro hockey, retiring with a pair of league championships from Sweden and Switzerland, a World Championship Silver and Bronze medal, and capping his career with the 2021-22 Champions Hockey League title.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2022


The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2022 on 14 November, with a trio of Swedish forwards, anchored by a Finnish defender and a Canadian goaltender, with numerous International Hockey Lineal Championships between them, joining the ranks of the Hall in Toronto.
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Colorado Avalanche Capture Third Stanley Cup Championship


After finishing dead last in the National Hockey League just five years ago, the Colorado Avalanche have come back to the top of the mountain in the hockey world, capturing the Stanley Cup in six games against the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ IHLC Classics: Tre Kronor Sparkles In Stockholm

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 Swedish Sveriges nationaldag (National Day), and in light of Finland winning the most recent World Championship on home ice, we feature the last time the home team took home Gold, when Tre Kronor triumphed in Stockholm in 2013.

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 5-1 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
World Championshipย Gold Medal Game
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
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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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Restarted 2022 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the rescheduled 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, restarting the tournament in Edmonton, Canada following the cancellation of December’s tournament due to an outbreak of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
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2022 Womenโ€™s World Championship Schedule Released


For the first time in its history, the IIHF Women’s World Championship will take place in an Olympic year, with the world’s top ten women’s teams convening in Denmark on 25 August to compete for the title of the world’s best, just six months after wrapping up the Olympics in Beijing.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 3-2 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (OT) – 21 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 3-2 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช (OT)
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Saturday, 21 May 2022

A packed program of Saturday hockey in Tampere got off to a flying start as Team USA went the full distance against Group B’s unbeaten team, Sweden. Both teams held the lead during a 2-2 tie in regulation before Adam Gaudette won it for the U.S. with 11.4 seconds remaining in overtime.
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2022 KHL Awards Ceremony Held In Moscow


The Kontinental Hockey League formally wrapped their fourteenth season tonight in Moscow with their annual Closing Ceremony, awarding the league’s top teams, players and executives for their performance this year, with Gagarin Cup champions CSKA Moscow coming away as the big winners, and ten IHLC winners taking home trophies.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (SO) – 18 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-2 Finland ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ (SO)
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Wednesday, 18 May 2022

It took a shootout to give Sweden the verdict after these two great Nordic rivals shared a 2-2 tie in regulation. Emil Bemstrรถm was the only player to hit the target in the shootout, ending Finland’s unbeaten start on home ice at the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship and moving Sweden to the Group B summit after four wins in four games.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 6-0 Great Britain ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง – 17 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 6-0 Great Britain ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Sweden is the second team in Group B to reach nine points in three games following a 6-0 victory over Great Britain in Tampere at the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 5-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 15 May 2022


๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 5-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Championship Preliminary Round
Nokia Arena, Tampere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Sunday, 15 May 2022

Rasmus Asplund led Sweden to its second victory with two markers in Sundayโ€™s 5-3 win over Czechia.
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