๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Plymouth Set To Host 2020 World Junior Summer Showcase, Without Canada


Despite tournaments being cancelled left and right due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, USA Hockey has confirmed that they plan on hosting the 2020 World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Michigan this summer, although Hockey Canada has already confirmed they will not be attending.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ IHLC Classics: “Mirakel” In Turin

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 Swedish Sveriges nationaldag (National Day), we feature the biggest win in Damkronorna history, their 2006 shootout upset over the United States in Turin.

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย (SO)
Olympicย Semifinal
Palasport Olimpico,ย Turin ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
Friday, 17 February 2006

There was no reason to suspect that anything would be different in 2006. Since 1990, when womenโ€™s hockey became an official IIHF event, every finals had been a Canada-USA affair. This was the rivalry that kept womenโ€™s hockey alive and exciting, but in some ways it was also one that was taking interest away from the sport.
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 2020 Isobel Cup Final Cancelled Due To COVID-19


With only one game to go in the 2019-20 NWHL season, the Isobel Cup final between the defending champion Minnesota Whitecaps and the Boston Pride, the NWHL today announced the final will be cancelled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada’s Boycott: 1970-77

With the now-cancelled 2020 World Championships set to have begun today in Switzerland, TheIHLC.com will instead highlight the last time there was a major lack of competition in the century-plus lineage of the IHLC – Canada’s international hockey boycott from 1970-77, and how the IHLC could have looked if just one fateful game in 1970 went another way.

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On 04 January 1970, the creator of modern ice hockey and the most dominant team in the game up to that point, Canada, shocked the hockey world when it announced that effective immediately, it was withdrawing from all international competition, including the World Championships, Olympic Games and other exhibition games or tournaments.
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ IHLC Classics: The Miracle On Ice

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 โ€œIHLC Classics.โ€ Today, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of perhaps the most historic game in international hockey, “The Miracle on Ice.”

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 4-3 Soviet Union ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ
Olympic Medalย Round
Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Friday, 22 February 1980

The Olympic Fieldhouse in Lake Placid, New York, hardly seemed like the place where hockey history could be made, but on one afternoon in 1980, the greatest moment in international hockey took place. It was a moment that transformed the game in one country and, over time, around the world.

It was a moment that came to define Olympic success. It was a moment that came to inspire dreams. After 22 February 1980, anything was possible.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 4-3 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (OT) – 08 Feb 2020


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Rivalry Series, Game 5
Honda Center, Anaheim ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Saturday, 08 February 2020

Megan Bozek scored on the power play 42 seconds into overtime to lift the U.S. Women’s National Team to a thrilling 4-3 victory over Canada in the final game of the 2019-20 Rivalry Series before a record-breaking crowd here tonight at Honda Center.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 3-1 Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ – 05 Feb 2020


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Rivalry Series, Game 4
Rogers Arena, Vancouver ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Wednesday, 05 February 2020

The U.S. Womenโ€™s National Team used a pair of third period goals on the way to a 3-1 victory over Canada in game four of the 2019-20 Rivalry Series here tonight at Rogers Arena.
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IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (OT) – 03 Feb 2020


๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ (OT)
Rivalry Series, Game 3
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Monday, 03 February 2020

Brigette Lacquette tied it on the power play with 6:48 left and Victoria Bach won it 3:22 into overtime, giving Canadaโ€™s National Womenโ€™s Team a 3-2 extra-time victory over the United States in Game 3 of the Rivalry Series on Monday night.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Canada, United States Face Off In 3-On-3 Women’s Tournament At NHL All-Star Weekend


The top female players from around the world today convened to take over the NHL All-Star Skills Competition in St. Louis, taking part in a Canada vs. USA 3-on-3 game in front of a packed crowd at Enterprise Center in advance of their upcoming Rivalry Series and the 2020 Women’s World Championship.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 1-0 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ โ€“ 02 Jan 2020


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World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
Werk Arena, Tล™inec ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Thursday, 02 January 2020

The defending champs are still rolling. Joonas Oden scored in the third period to give Finland a 1-0 win over the U.S. and a berth in the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship semi-finals.
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