Trevor Zegras had a goal and assist and Spencer Knight was terrific in goal for the Americans as they won their fifth all-time gold medal with a flawless 2-0 win over Canada. It was a game of tight checking and stifling defence, blocked shots, great saves, and few great scoring chances. Continue reading →
The International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw two champions hold the title thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, with defending champions Canada holding the title for all but five days in 2020. Continue reading →
After one of the most dramatic years in international women’s hockey history, with both a thrilling World Championship final and an off-ice reckoning over women’s equality in the game, 2020 was set to be a watershed year in women’s hockey.
The first IIHF “bubble” tournament is set to begin in Edmonton, Canada, with the 2020 calendar year coming to a close with the start of the 2021 World Junior Championship, being held in a contained Rogers Place with the top nations in the hockey world looking to earn glory in the midst of a global pandemic. Continue reading →
The schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, with all teams playing in a quarantined bubble without spectators in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with the tournament set to begin on Christmas Day, while host nation and defending champions Canada opening on the more traditional Boxing Day. Continue reading →
American forward Meghan Duggan, who has captained Team USA to Olympic and World Championship Gold success for over a decade, today formally announced her retirement from pro hockey at age 33. Continue reading →
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, in honour of the thirtieth anniversary of German Unity Day (also known as Tag der Deutschen Einheit), we feature Träger der Adler’s surprising Bronze medal victory at the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics.
As in previous years, the ice hockey tournament at the 1976 Olympic Games in Innsbruck started with an elimination round. The pairings then resulted from the positions of the teams at the world championships from the previous year. Continue reading →
In front of an empty Rogers Place in Edmonton, the Tampa Bay Lightning avenged their shocking 2019 playoff exit with a Stanley Cup victory, defeating the Dallas Stars in six games on the backs of a 2-0 win. Continue reading →