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 1 June.
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🇨🇦 Scott Hannan Retires After 16 Year Career

Gritty defenseman Scott Hannan today announced his retirement from the San Jose Sharks, after a 16 year NHL career with Colorado, Washington, Calgary and Nashville.
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NHL Releases Roster Projections For 2016 World Cup

The NHL, who will be restarting the World Cup Of Hockey after a twelve-year absence, has unveiled the last of its projected lineups for the six national and two pan-national teams partaking next September in Toronto, speculating on who will wear their nation’s colours for the first best-on-best global tournament since the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
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2016 World Cup Of Hockey Schedule Released

The schedule for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey leaked today, confirming the already reported Group structure from earlier this year, along with the full tally of games in Toronto next fall to crown the newest World Cup of Hockey global champion.
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🇨🇦 🇫🇮 IHLC Classics: The 2004 World Cup Final

From time to time, 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’s 148th birthday, and with the World Cup of Hockey returning to Canada in just over a year, we look back at the last World Cup game to be played, the 2004 Final.

🇨🇦 Canada 3-2 Finland 🇫🇮
World Cup Of Hockey Final
Air Canada Centre, Toronto 🇨🇦
Tuesday, 14 September 2004

Canada rules the World and now they have the trophy to prove it.

Team Canada won the 2004 World Cup of Hockey Tuesday night, posting an emotional 3-2 victory over a very good Team Finland at the Air Canada Centre before a raucous sellout crowd that basked in the glow of their heroes’ triumph.
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Groups Confirmed For 2016 World Cup Of Hockey

According to a report by in an interview with Soviet hockey legend and current Russian Hockey Federation President Vladislav Tretyak, the groups for the 2016 World Cup Of Hockey in Toronto have been confirmed.
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World Cup Of Hockey Return Announced For 2016

After months of speculation, the NHL today confirmed during the All-Star Weekend in Columbus, Ohio that the World Cup Of Hockey would officially return in 2016, being hosted solely in Toronto from 17 September – 1 October 2016. As expected, six national teams (Canada, United States, Russia, Czechia, Sweden and Finland) and two “all star” teams (a team of under-23 stars from Canada and the United States, and a team made up of European players without teams playing in the tournament, such as Slovakia, Norway and Switzerland) will make up the tournament.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-4 Russia 🇷🇺 – 05 Jan 2015

🇨🇦 Canada 5-4 Russia 🇷🇺
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Air Canada Centre, Toronto 🇨🇦
Monday, 05 January 2015

Canada twice had the Russians on the ropes, and twice the Russians got back into the game, falling just short in a dramatic and tense gold-medal showdown.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-1 Slovakia 🇸🇰 – 04 Jan 2015

🇨🇦 Canada
5-1 Slovakia 🇸🇰
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Air Canada Centre, Toronto 🇨🇦
Sunday, 04 January 2015

Canada has booked a date with Russia for the gold medal tomorrow night after defeating a determined Slovak team 5-1 at the Air Canada Centre tonight.
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