IIHF Hall Of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees


The IIHF has announced the Hall Of Fame Class of 2020, to be inducted at May’s World Championships in Zürich, Switzerland, with two native Swiss players highlighting the class, as the IIHF will induct Ryan Smyth, Alexei Yashin, Kimmo Timonen and countrymen Mark Streit and Mathias Seger to the Hall.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺 – 05 Jan 2020


🇨🇦 Canada 4-3 Russia 🇷🇺
World Junior Championship Gold Medal Game
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
Sunday, 05 January 2020

Akil Thomas chased down a loose puck just as he and it got to the top of the goal crease. He managed to backhand the puck in the far side as he fell, breaking a 3-3 tie at 16:02 and giving Canada a dramatic come-from-behind victory in another classic Canada-Russia gold-medal game at the World Juniors.
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🇰🇿 🇦🇹 Kazakhstan Relegated, Austria Promoted From World Junior Championship


After managing to force a third and decisive final game in their relegation series, Kazakhstan today was dispatched by Germany to be relegated to Division IA in 2021, returning to the lower division after a two-year stay in the Top Division.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 5-0 Finland 🇫🇮 – 04 Jan 2020


🇨🇦 Canada 5-0 Finland 🇫🇮
World Junior Championship Semifinal
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
Saturday, 04 January 2020

Canada defeated the team that beat it last year at the U20, and now it will face the team that handed it its worst loss in U20 history, a 6-0 pasting just last week. Will vengeance be theirs, or will Russia continue its roll this year?
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IHLC Results – 🇫🇮 Finland 1-0 United States 🇺🇸 – 02 Jan 2020


🇫🇮 Finland 1-0 United States 🇺🇸
World Junior Championship Quarterfinal
Werk Arena, Třinec 🇨🇿
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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IHLC 2019 In Review – Junior


The International Hockey Lineal Championship saw seven different champions hold the belt over the course of 21 games in 2019, including the end of the 2019 World Juniors and the start of the subsequent 2020 tournament.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (OT) – 30 Dec 2019


🇺🇸 United States 4-3 Czechia 🇨🇿 (OT)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
Monday, 30 December 2019

Cole Caufield scored his first goal of the tournament at 3:14 of overtime to give the Americans a 4-3 win over the Czechs.
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IHLC Results – 🇺🇸 United States 3-1 Russia 🇷🇺 – 29 Dec 2019


🇺🇸 United States 3-1 Russia 🇷🇺
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
Sunday, 29 December 2019

Team USA scored two goals six seconds apart late in the second period to break a 0-0 deadlock and skated to a 3-1 win over Russia tonight in Ostrava.
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IHLC Results – 🇷🇺 Russia 6-0 Canada 🇨🇦 – 28 Dec 2019


🇷🇺 Russia 6-0 Canada 🇨🇦
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
Saturday, 28 December 2019

It was one of those nights when everything went well for one team – Russia – and nothing went well for the other – Canada. The result was a well-earned 6-0 pasting by the former over the latter.
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IHLC Results – 🇨🇦 Canada 6-4 United States 🇺🇸 – 26 Dec 2019


🇨🇦 Canada 6-4 United States 🇺🇸
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava 🇨🇿
Thursday, 26 December 2019

Alexis Lafrenière intercepted a midair pass in the U.S. end, controlled it, and deked Spencer Knight with 3:11 left to play to break a 4-4 tie and give Canada a 6-4 win over arch-rivals U.S. in the opening game of the 2020 World Juniors.
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