IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-2 Germany 🇩🇪 – 28 May 2023


🇨🇦 Canada 5-2 Germany 🇩🇪
World Championship Gold Medal Game
Nokia Arena, Tampere 🇫🇮
Sunday, 28 May 2023

Patient and calm, Canada scored the only three goals of the third period to break a 2-2 tie and claim their second Gold medal in three years, defeating Germany, 5-2, in the final game of the 2023 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 Latvia 🇱🇻 – 27 May 2023


🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 Latvia 🇱🇻
World Championship Semifinal
Nokia Arena, Tampere 🇫🇮
Saturday, 27 May 2023

Adam Fantilli scored perhaps the nicest goal of the tournament midway through the third period to break a 2-2 tie and send Canada on its way to a 4-2 victory over Latvia.
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🇩🇪 2023 IIHF Congress Names Germany As 2027 World Championship Hosts


The 2023 IIHF Congress today in Tampere, Finland announced the hosts of the 2027 World Championship, with the German cities of Düsseldorf and Mannheim awarded hosting duties for 14-30 May 2027, winning a vote over Kazakhstan.
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IHLC Results – 🇱🇻 Latvia 4-3 Switzerland 🇨🇭 (OT) – 23 May 2023


🇱🇻 Latvia 4-3 Switzerland 🇨🇭 (OT)
World Championship Preliminary Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Tuesday, 23 May 2023

Rūdolfs Balcers one-timed a pass from Uvis Balinskis to score a power-play goal in overtime, giving Latvia a 4-3 victory over Switzerland.
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🇸🇮 🇭🇺 Slovenia, Hungary Relegated From 2023 World Championship


A day before the group round came to a close at the 2023 World Championship, both relegation spots to Division IA in 2023 were confirmed, with Hungary and Slovenia gaining the dubious distinction of being sent down after both gained promotion in 2022, with Slovenia finishing winless while Hungary was eliminated in a sudden-death shootout to Austria.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 4-2 Czechia 🇨🇿 – 21 May 2023


🇨🇭 Switzerland 4-2 Czechia 🇨🇿
World Championship Preliminary Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Sunday, 21 May 2023

Andres Ambühl, the 39-year-old wonder of the Swiss team, scored two goals less than five minutes apart in the second period to break a 1-1 tie and send his team to a 4-2 win over Czechia in Group B action tonight.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦 – 20 May 2023


🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-2 Canada 🇨🇦
World Championship Preliminary Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Saturday, 20 May 2023

In a battle between Group B’s only two remaining unbeaten teams, Switzerland defeated Canada 3-2 before a mostly pro-Swiss crowd of 8,234 at Arena Rīga.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 4-2 Slovakia 🇸🇰 – 18 May 2023


🇨🇭 Switzerland 4-2 Slovakia 🇸🇰
World Championship Preliminary Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Thursday, 18 May 2023

Switzerland remains Group B’s only perfect team with 12 points after four games following a 4-2 victory over Slovakia.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 5-0 Kazakhstan 🇰🇿 – 16 May 2023


🇨🇭 Switzerland 5-0 Kazakhstan 🇰🇿
World Championship Preliminary Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Switzerland continued its winning ways with an impressive and dominating 5-0 win over Kazakhstan tonight in Rīga. The win gives the Swiss nine points on three regulation wins, good enough for top spot in Group B.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-0 Norway 🇳🇴 – 14 May 2023


🇨🇭 Switzerland 3-0 Norway 🇳🇴
World Championship Preliminary Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Sunday, 14 May 2023

For the first time since 1939, Switzerland has opened the IIHF World Championship with back-to-back shutouts following a 3-0 win over Norway.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇭 Switzerland 7-0 Slovenia 🇸🇮 – 13 May 2023


🇨🇭 Switzerland 7-0 Slovenia 🇸🇮
World Championship Preliminary Round
Arēna Rīga, Rīga 🇱🇻
Saturday, 13 May 2023

In their first game of the 2023 IIHF World Championship, the Swiss were solid in a 7-0 win over Slovenia. Denis Malgin and Gaëtan Haas led the offence with three points each, while veteran Leonardo Genoni made 14 saves for the shutout.
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IHLC Preview – 2023 World Championship


The top teams in international hockey will converge on Tampere, Finland and Rīga, Latvia starting this Friday, 12 May, kicking off the premiere event of the global hockey calendar, the 2023 IIHF World Championship.
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🇵🇱 🇬🇧 Poland, Great Britain Promoted To 2024 World Championship


The Division IA World Championship tournament in Nottingham, England saw the top two spots for promotion to the 2024 World Championship in Ostrava and Prague, Czechia locked up on the final day of competition, with hosts Great Britain and Poland both clinching their returns to the Top Division.
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🇫🇮 Petri Kontiola To Retire Following Ilves Season


Finnish centre Petri Kontiola, a mainstay in the Leijonat system for two decades, today confirmed his retirement from hockey at the age of 38, following Ilves’ bronze medal victory over HIFK in the Liiga playoffs.
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🇨🇿 Ondřej Němec Retires From Pro Hockey At 38


Czech journeyman defender Ondřej Němec, a mainstay of both the Czech Extraliga and national teams, today confirmed his retirement from the sport, finishing his final pro season captaining VHK Vsetín of the Czech second division.
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🇷🇺 Vasili Koshechkin Retires Following Metallurg Elimination


Following Metallurg Magnitogorsk’s elimination from the Gagarin Cup playoffs at the hands of Avangard Omsk, Russian goaltender Vasili Koshechkin, an Olympic, World and Gagarin Cup champion, announced his retirement from hockey at the age of 40.
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🇷🇺 Five-Time Gagarin Cup Champion Danis Zaripov Retires From Hockey


Russian winger Danis Zaripov, a three-time World champion and record five-time Gagarin Cup champion, today announced his retirement from pro hockey, following the final regular season matchup for his club Ak Bars Kazan, in advance of the 2023 Gagarin Cup Playoffs.
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🇸🇪 Joel Lundqvist Announces Retirement At Age 40


Swedish centre Joel Lundqvist, a mainstay of both the Swedish Hockey League and national team for over two decades, today announced his retirement just shy of his 41st birthday, a year and a half after his twin brother Henrik hung up his skates.
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IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2023 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2023, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Tampere, Finland, with five different nationalities highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Henrik Zetterberg, Brian Leetch, Caroline Ouellette, Cristobal Huet and Jimmy Foster to the Hall.
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