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.
04:38 – PEN – Howden, interference
06:33 – PP GOAL – J. Anderson (Harper, Fox)
12:22 – PEN – Fox, tripping
12:43 – PP GOAL – Kyrou (Steel, Raddysh)
16:27 – PEN – Dubois, cross checking
16:27 – PEN – Frederic, cross checking
16:39 – GOAL – Smith (Thomas, Stanley)
17:22 – GOAL – Fox (Mittelstadt)
19:53 – PEN – Dubois, elbowing
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.
In the heat of a quiet, hockey-free summer, we are proud to introduce the next iteration of the International Hockey Lineal Championship – the Junior IHLC!
From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, to celebrate Independence Day in the United States, we feature the finale of the 1980 Lake Placid Games, Team USA’s post-Miracle victory to clinch Olympic Gold on home ice.
Team USA’s ascension to the top of the hockey world in 1980 was actually not “The Miracle on Ice.” While it was the Miracle that stunned the world, it was their victory two days later where, as legendary announcer Al Michaels called it, “the impossible dream comes true” – the Americans locked up Olympic Gold for only the second time in history, triumphing 4-2 over Finland to win the tournament and capture the International Hockey Lineal Championship.
The National Hockey League handed out its hardware to the best players in the world for the 2016-17 season in Las Vegas, with seven IHLC holders representing three countries taking home trophies.
From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, to celebrate Russia Day, we focus on one hockey’s most unique tournaments ever, and one of the Soviet Union’s final Gold Medal victories, at the 1990 Goodwill Games.
In one of the more bazaar international hockey tournaments in history, the Soviet Union emerged with Gold from the only hockey ever played at the short-lived Goodwill Games, the Olympic alternative brainchild of billionaire Ted Turner, winning 4-3 in a shootout over the home team United States to unify Gold and International Hockey Lineal Championship.
The Pittsburgh Penguins were able to tune out the chanting, the media and the determined Nashville Predators to capture the Stanley Cup in six games, avoiding overtime on a late Patric Hörnqvist goal to become repeat champions.