IHLC Classics: Canada Repeats Golden Comeback Over Sweden

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 Canada Day, and in light of Roberto Luongo’s recent retirement, we feature Canada’s World Championship Gold medal victory from 2004, which saw Canada repeat as champions in a second straight comeback win over Sweden.

🇨🇦 Canada 5-3 Sweden 🇸🇪
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Sazka Arena, Prague 🇨🇿
Sunday, 09 May 2004

Canada’s colours are red and white and gold, World Hockey Championship gold that is.

Canada rallied from a two-goal deficit twice against Sweden to beat them 5-3 in the gold medal game of the world tournament Sunday.
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Nikita Kucherov Highlights Winners At 2019 NHL Awards

The National Hockey League handed out its hardware to the best players in the world for the 2018-19 season in Las Vegas, with eleven IHLC holders representing six countries taking home trophies.
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IHLC Classics: Sundin’s Dagger Brings Down The Red Machine

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), we feature their shocking World Championship Gold medal from 1991, which saw them win their fifth world title, marking the end of the Iron Curtain regime in international hockey.

🇸🇪 Sweden 2-1 Soviet Union 🇷🇺
World Championship Final Round
Elysée Arena, Turku 🇫🇮
Saturday, 04 May 1991

With the flip of a backhand on Soviet goaltender Andrei Trefilov, the go-ahead goal from young Swedish prodigy Mats Sundin marked the end of the era of Iron Curtain dominance in international hockey, as Tre Kronor‘s unlikely savior notched Sweden their fifth World Championship title in what would be the Soviet Union’s final Worlds appearance, capturing the International Hockey Lineal Championship in the process.
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Major Announcements Made At 2019 IIHF Congress

The IIHF Annual Congress today was held on the off day at the 2019 World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with a number of major announcements voted on to impact the future of international hockey in the coming years.
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IHLC Results – Russia 7-4 Sweden – 21 May 2019

🇷🇺 Russia 7-4 Sweden 🇸🇪
World Championship Preliminary Round
Zimný Štadión Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava 🇸🇰
Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The Russians capped off a perfect record in the group stage with an exclamation point, demolishing two-time defending champion Sweden 7-4 in Group B’s last game.
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IHLC Preview – 2019 World Championship

The finish of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 10 in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, with the top sixteen hockey countries in the world meeting to compete at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.
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Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Czechia Wins Euro Hockey Challenge

With the conclusion of both the Euro Hockey Tour and Euro Hockey Challenge, as the season ends to ring in the start of the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2018-19 season.
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IHLC Results – Czechia 3-0 Sweden – 04 May 2019

🇨🇿 Czechia 3-0 Sweden 🇸🇪
Carlson Hockey Games
DRFG Arena, Brno 🇨🇿
Saturday, 04 May 2019

1st Period
07:04 – 🇨🇿 GOAL – Jaškin (Sklenička)
09:24 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Lander, hooking
15:12 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Rousek, holding
17:29 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Gudas, holding
17:41 – 🇨🇿 PEN – Jaškin, roughing
17:41 – 🇸🇪 PEN – Hörnqvist, roughing
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IHLC Results – Sweden 6-4 Russia – 01 May 2019

🇸🇪 Sweden 6-4 Russia 🇷🇺
Carlson Hockey Games
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm 🇸🇪
Wednesday, 01 May 2019

In the first match of the concluding 2018/2019 Euro Hockey Tour stage, the senior Russian national team conceded a 4-6 loss to Sweden in Stockholm.
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