IHLC Preview – 2019 Women’s World Championship


For the first time in its history, the IIHF Women’s World Championship will expand to a 10-team field when the best women’s players in the world face off in Espoo, Finland, for the 2019 edition of the championship, the 19th edition of the tournament.
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2020 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ostrava and Třinec, Czechia has been released, with the host nation opening the tournament against rivals Russia, while defending champion Finland opens their defence against border rival Sweden.
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Calgary Inferno Wins 2019 Clarkson Cup, Alex Rigsby Joins Triple Gold Club


The top-tier Canadian women’s hockey league today awarded their champion, a week after the American Isobel Cup was awarded to the Minnesota Whitecaps, with the Calgary Inferno defeating the Canadiennes de Montréal 5-2 in Toronto to win their second Clarkson Cup in four seasons. Continue reading

Minnesota Whitecaps Capture Isobel Cup In Inaugural NWHL Season


The first of two women’s hockey championships in a one week span has been crowned, with the expansion Minnesota Whitecaps defeating the Buffalo Beauts on home ice in a 2-1 overtime victory to capture the 2019 Isobel Cup.
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IHLC Results – Canada 2-0 United States – Feb. 17, 2019


🇨🇦 Canada 2-0 United States 🇺🇸
Exhibition Game
Little Caesars Arena, Detroit 🇺🇸
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Shannon Szabados made 38 saves in a spectacular shutout performance, and Canada’s National Women’s Team blanked the United States 2-0 on Sunday afternoon to win the Rivalry Series.
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IHLC Results – Canada 4-3 United States – Feb. 14, 2019


🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 United States 🇺🇸
Exhibition Game
Scotiabank Arena, Toronto 🇨🇦
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Marie-Philip Poulin and Jamie Lee Rattray led the way with a goal and an assist each, and Canada’s National Women’s Team held off a late push to edge the United States 4-3 on Thursday night and square up the Rivalry Series at a win apiece.
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IHLC Results – United States 1-0 Canada – Feb. 12, 2019


🇺🇸 United States 1-0 Canada 🇨🇦
Exhibition Game
Budweiser Gardens, London 🇨🇦
Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Hilary Knight scored the game-winning goal and Alex Rigsby recorded a 33-save shutout as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Canada, 1-0, here tonight at the Budweiser Gardens in London to open up play in the 2019 Rivalry Series.
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2019, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia, with two native Slovaks and the top women’s player in history highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Miroslav Šatan, Žigmund Pálffy, Hayley Wickenheiser, Jörgen Jönsson and Mike Modano to the Hall. Continue reading

IHLC Results – Finland 3-2 United States – Jan. 5, 2019


🇫🇮 Finland 3-2 United States 🇺🇸
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Rogers Arena, Vancouver 🇨🇦
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Kaapo Kakko scored the winner with 1:26 left as Finland edged the U.S. 3-2 in the 2019 World Junior gold medal game on Saturday night.
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IHLC 2018 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw a fair amount of movement in its 13 junior tilts in 2018, with four nations sharing title reigns across three tournaments, including the elimination round of the 2018 World Junior Championship.
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