2019 Euro Hockey Challenge Schedule Confirmed


The Euro Hockey Challenge will return with a new, shorter format in 2019, with national teams preparing for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia this May.
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IHLC Results – Finland 6-1 Switzerland – Jan. 4, 2019


 Finland 6-1 Switzerland 
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Rogers Arena, Vancouver 
Friday, January 4, 2019

It’s time to make some new history. The Finns hammered Switzerland 6-1 in Friday’s second semi-final in Vancouver, setting up the first World Junior gold medal game ever between the U.S. and Finland.
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IHLC Results – Switzerland 2-0 Sweden – Jan. 2, 2019


 Switzerland 2-0 Sweden 
World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

It was the first upset of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, and it was a biggie. Switzerland defeated Sweden 2-0 on Wednesday in Victoria to advance to the semi-finals.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw a fair amount of movement in its 13 junior tilts in 2018, with four nations sharing title reigns across three tournaments, including the elimination round of the 2018 World Junior Championship.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Men’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship again saw eight countries carry the title throughout 2018, with the Olympics being added to the calendar seeing 31 different matchups, with the IHLC being defended at five tournaments in seven different countries.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship continued to see-saw between Canada and the United States in international women’s hockey, with each nation winning five games in 2018, but the Americans winning crucial Gold medals at both the PyeongChang Olympics and Four Nations Cup.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-3 Switzerland – Dec. 19, 2018


 Canada 5-3 Switzerland 
Exhibition Game
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Maxime Comtois scored two goals and set up two others, sending Canada’s National Junior Team to a 5-3 win over Switzerland in its pre-tournament opener Wednesday ahead of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
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Morris Trachsler Announces Retirement From National League A


Swiss defensive forward Morris Trachsler, a staple in both the Swiss National League A and on the Swiss national team since 2003, announced his retirement after spending last season with EHC Kloten, leaving the game at the age of 34.
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2019 Women’s World Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2019 IIHF Women’s World Championship was today announced for the tournament taking place in Espoo, Finland, which for the first time in history sees the field of contenders expand to ten, welcoming both Japan and France into the fold.
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2019 World Championship Schedule Released


The IIHF has released the full schedule for the 2019 World Championship in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia, with defending champions Sweden opening the tournament against the Czechs, while hosts Slovakia open the tournament against the United States.
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