NHL Outdoor Classics Feature Top IHLC Winners

Many of the top players in the game took their talents outside this past weekend, with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings highlighting the inaugural Centennial Classic on January 1, followed a day later with the St. Louis Blues hosting the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2017 Winter Classic.
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Men’s

The International Hockey Lineal Championship doubled up on champions in 2016, with six different nations taking hold of the IHLC over a span of 23 games, leaving an unlikely country the incumbent champion heading into 2017.
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Team Europe Advances To World Cup Final, Ends IHLC Defence

While the notion of the Team Europe and North America squads at the 2016 World Cup Of Hockey were seen as gimmicky by many, they have served as not only a pleasant surprise to fans around the world, but as now one of the top two teams in international hockey.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-3 Russia – Sep. 24, 2016

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World Cup Of Hockey Semifinal
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sidney Crosby propelled Team Canada into the final of the World Cup of Hockey 2016.

Crosby scored once and set up two goals by Brad Marchand, the second putting Team Canada ahead for good in a 5-3 win against Team Russia at Air Canada Centre on Saturday.
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IHLC Results – Canada 4-2 United States – Sep. 20, 2016

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World Cup Of Hockey Group Round
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Two games into the World Cup of Hockey 2016, Team Canada has clinched a spot in the semifinals and the competitive portion of Team USA’s tournament is over.

Team Canada advanced to the final four by scoring four consecutive goals in a 4-2 win against Team USA at Air Canada Centre on Tuesday.
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Final Roster Spots Announced For 2016 World Cup Of Hockey

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The remaining seven spots for each World Cup Of Hockey roster today were finalized, and the 184 players set to represent their six countries and two multinational squads are now set for the tournament in Toronto that begins this September.
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Preliminary Rosters Announced For 2016 World Cup Of Hockey

The six federations and two conglomerate squads participating at September’s World Cup Of Hockey today announced their preliminary 16 man rosters, with the final seven spots each to be filled by June 1.
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