🇷🇺 Undefeated Russia Clinches 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour

With three months to go until the formal end of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour and the start of the 2021 World Championship in Rīga, Russia today clinched the Euro Hockey Tour championship in record fashion, dumping Czechia to improve to a perfect 9-0 in tournament play thus far.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 2-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO) – 13 Feb 2021

🇷🇺 Russia 2-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO)
Beijer Hockey Games
Malmö Arena, Malmö 🇸🇪
Saturday, 13 February 2021

In the second match of the third stage of the 2020-21 Euro Hockey Tour, the senior Russian national team sneaked past host nation Sweden, claiming a narrow 2-1 victory in a penalty shootout.
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🇱🇻 2021 World Championship Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Rīga, Latvia, marking the return of the World Championship after its historic cancellation last year, returning to Latvia for the first time in 15 years.
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IHLC 2020 In Review – Men’s

Thanks to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw nine games of competition this year on the men’s side, staying completely within the confines of the Euro Hockey Tour, due to May’s World Championships being cancelled in Switzerland.
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IHLC Preview – 2021 World Junior Championship

The first IIHF “bubble” tournament is set to begin in Edmonton, Canada, with the 2020 calendar year coming to a close with the start of the 2021 World Junior Championship, being held in a contained Rogers Place with the top nations in the hockey world looking to earn glory in the midst of a global pandemic.
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🇸🇪 Back Injury Forces Alexander Steen Into Retirement

Due to a major degenerative lumbar issue stemming from a back injury sustained in the 2019-20 NHL season, Swedish-Canadian forward Alexander Steen today announced his retirement from pro hockey, leaving the St. Louis Blues at age 36. Continue reading

IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO) – 17 Dec 2020

🇷🇺 Russia 4-3 Sweden 🇸🇪 (SO)
Channel One Cup
CSKA Arena, Moscow 🇷🇺
Thursday, 17 December 2020

In a pulsating encounter, Russia outlasted Sweden at the Channel One Cup, claiming a thrilling 4-3 victory in a lengthy penalty shootout in Moscow.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Sweden 🇸🇪 – 05 Nov 2020

🇨🇿 Czechia 3-1 Sweden 🇸🇪
Karjala Tournament
Hartwall Arena, Helsinki 🇫🇮
Thursday, 05 November 2020

1st Period
10:37 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Jeřábek, hooking
16:25 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Lindqvist, delay of game
16:34 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – Hronek (Nestrašil, H. Zohorna)
17:18 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Bristedt, tripping
18:18 – 🇨🇿 PP GOAL – H. Zohorna (Nestrašil, Hronek)
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🇨🇦 2021 World Junior Championship Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, with all teams playing in a quarantined bubble without spectators in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with the tournament set to begin on Christmas Day, while host nation and defending champions Canada opening on the more traditional Boxing Day.
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