IHLC Results – United States 8-0 Switzerland – 07 Apr 2019


🇺🇸 United States 8-0 Switzerland 🇨🇭
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo 🇫🇮
Sunday, 07 April 2019

The U.S. grabbed a three-goal first-period lead and never looked back en route to a 8-0 thrashing of Switzerland on Sunday night.
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IHLC Results – United States 3-2 Canada – 06 Apr 2019


🇺🇸 United States 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo 🇫🇮
Saturday, 06 April 2019

The first official IIHF game between the U.S. and Canada since the 2018 Olympic final lived up to the anticipation. The U.S. prevailed 3-2 as Annie Pankowski delivered the second-period winner on Saturday night in Espoo in front of 3,102 fans.
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IHLC Results – Canada 6-0 Switzerland – 04 Apr 2019


🇨🇦 Canada 6-0 Switzerland 🇨🇭
Women’s World Championship Preliminary Round
Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo 🇫🇮
Thursday, 04 April 2019

The Swiss are famous for their banking acumen, but they were unable to deposit any goals in Canada’s net in a tournament-opening 6-0 loss on Thursday at Espoo’s Metro Areena.
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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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Canadian Womens Hockey League Announces Shutdown


In a shocking development only a week after their championship was awarded to a record audience, the Canadian Womens Hockey League today, claiming an unsustainable business model, would be ceasing operations as of 1 May, ending a 12-year tenure as one of the top two North American women’s leagues, putting a cloud of uncertainty over next week’s World Women’s Championship, as a number of the players now enter the tournament without a club team to return to in 2019-20.
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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

Jenni Asserholt Retires From HV71, Damkronorna


Swedish star winger Jenni Asserholt, who served as captain for both the club team HV71 and the national Damkronorna, who retired from the latter in 2016, formally announced her retirement from pro hockey outright, at the age of 30.
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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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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 2018 In Review – Women’s


The International Hockey Lineal Championship continued to see-saw between Canada and the United States in international women’s hockey, with each nation winning five games in 2018, but the Americans winning crucial Gold medals at both the PyeongChang Olympics and Four Nations Cup.
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