2018 World Championships Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2018 World Championships in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against Belarus, while hosts Denamrk open the tournament against the Germany on opening day.
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2018 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return in the lead-up to the 2018 World Championships this season, with yet another scheduling reformat thanks to the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, with national teams fine-tuning their rosters before heading to Copenhagen and Herning.
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2018 World Junior Championships Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York is highlighted by the first ever outdoor game in IIHF competition, a tilt between defending champs Team USA and their cross-border rivals, Canada, on December 29, at New Era Field in nearby Orchard Park.
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Slovenia, Italy Relegated From World Championships


Still with a day until the end of the 2017 World Championship group round, the two relegated teams for 2018 have already been determined, with both Slovenia and Italy, who only gained promotion in 2016, set to return to Division IA next season.
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IHLC Results – Finland 3-2 Switzerland (OT) – May 14, 2017


 Finland 3-2 Switzerland  (OT)
World Championship Preliminary Round
AccorHotels Arena, Paris
Sunday, May 14, 2017

For the second straight day in Paris, a goalie change after an early two-goal lead led to a 3-2 overtime come-from-behind victory, this time with Finland claiming the win from Switzerland, capturing the International Hockey Lineal Championship in the process.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 3-2 Canada (OT) – May 13, 2017


switzerland-11 Switzerland 3-2 Canada  (OT)
World Championship Preliminary Round
AccorHotels Arena, Paris
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Fabrice Herzog’s overtime tally, his second of the game, completed a shocking comeback by Switzerland to defeat a powerful Canadian squad 3-2, ending Canada’s win streak in Paris and capturing the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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IHLC Preview – 2017 World Championship


The grand finale of the international hockey calendar is set to begin on May 5 in both Cologne and Paris, with the top 16 hockey nations on earth meeting to compete at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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IHLC Results – Canada 4-1 Switzerland – May 2, 2017


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Exhibition Game
Patinoire des Vernets, Geneva switzerland-11
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Canada’s victory over Switzerland seemed more like a Philadelphia Flyers win over Switzerland, as the team’s top stars combined to defeat the Swiss 4-1 in a World Championship tune-up, winning Canada the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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Russia Wins Euro Hockey Tour, Switzerland 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 2017 World Championships in Paris and Cologne, the winners of both the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour and 12-nation Euro Hockey Challenge have been crowned for the 2016-17 season.
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