IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

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The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2017, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Cologne, Germany. All five players set to be inducted into the players category bring a swath of major international accomplishments (including many International Hockey Lineal Championships) to the Hall, as the IIHF is set to honour Joe Sakic, Saku Koivu, Teemu Selänne, Angela Ruggiero and Uwe Krupp.
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IHLC 2016 In Review – Men’s

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The International Hockey Lineal Championship doubled up on champions in 2016, with six different nations taking hold of the IHLC over a span of 23 games, leaving an unlikely country the incumbent champion heading into 2017.
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Team Europe Advances To World Cup Final, Ends IHLC Defence

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While the notion of the Team Europe and North America squads at the 2016 World Cup Of Hockey were seen as gimmicky by many, they have served as not only a pleasant surprise to fans around the world, but as now one of the top two teams in international hockey.
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IHLC Results – Canada 5-3 Russia – Sep. 24, 2016

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World Cup Of Hockey Semifinal
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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Canada avoided a mid-game scare from a determined Russian squad, roaring back with three third-period goals to remain undefeated and advance to the World Cup Of Hockey finals with a 5-3 semifinal win, retaining the International Hockey Lineal Championship in the process.
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