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


 Canada 4-1 Switzerland switzerland-11
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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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Denmark – Apr. 28, 2017


switzerland-11 Switzerland 2-0 Denmark
Euro Hockey Challenge
St. Jakob-Arena, Basel switzerland-11
Friday, April 28, 2017

A pair of Gaëtan Haas goals and a shutout performance by Jonas Hiller put the International Hockey Lineal Championship back in the hands of Switzerland, dispatching Denmark 2-0 to complete the Euro Hockey Challenge.
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IHLC Results – Denmark 5-4 Switzerland – Apr. 26, 2017


 Denmark 5-4 Switzerland switzerland-11
Euro Hockey Challenge
Patinoire des Mélèzes, La Chaux-de-Fonds switzerland-11
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Nikolaj Ehlers turned in a terrific four-assist performance to lead Denmark to a come-from-behind 5-4 victory over a hot Swiss squad to open their Euro Hockey Challenge series, stunning the hometown crowd in La Chaux-de-Fonds and capturing the International Hockey Lineal Championship for the Lions.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Russia – Apr. 22, 2017


switzerland-11 Switzerland 2-0 Russia 
Euro Hockey Challenge
Tissot Arena, Biel switzerland-11
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Switzerland outmanoeuvred and outscored a hapless-looking Russian squad on Saturday, cruising to a 2-0 victory to sweep their Euro Hockey Challenge series and retain the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
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