IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (SO) โ€“ 11 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 4-3 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (SO)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Thursday, 11 August 2022

Kasper Simontaival scored the shootout winner to break a 3-3 tie and send Finland on to victory over Czechia this afternoon at Rogers Place. The win keeps Finland perfect (2-0) and drops the Czechs to 1-1 so far.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 6-1 Latvia ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป โ€“ 09 Aug 2022


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 6-1 Latvia ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Tuesday, 09 August 2022

It’s been a stellar year for Finnish hockey, and the U20 boys did their part to maintain that tone on Tuesday, kicking off with a 6-1 win over Latvia at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton.
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IHLC Preview – 2022 World Junior Championship (Take II)


After playing the 2021 World Junior Championship in a bubble, and having to cancel the original iteration of the 2022 tournament in December after just nine games due to an outbreak of COVID-19, the second attempt at the 2022 Championship will begin on 09 August in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, hoping to complete the tournament successfully with fans in the stands for the first time since 2020.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Jan Hlavรกฤ Announces Retirement From Hockey At Age 45


Veteran Czech winger Jan Hlavรกฤ, whose nearly three-decade career was highlighted with the Golden Goal of the 1999 World Championships, today announced his retirement from the sport at age 45, leaving the game with a Czech Extraliga title and four World Championship medals in hand.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Andrej Sekera Announces Retirement From Hockey At Age 36


Slovakian defender Andrej Sekera today officially announced his retirement from the Dallas Stars, ending a sixteen year NHL career that saw him journey across five NHL clubs, along with a World Championship and World Cup Silver medal. Continue reading

๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Alexander Syomin Retires Following Farewell Charity Game


Following a charity game held in his hometown of Krasnoyarsk, Russian forward Alexander Syomin’s career is officially over, wrapping after 19 pro seasons in both the United States and Russia, a Gagarin Cup title and two World Championship Gold medals.
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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Hockey Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2022


The Hockey Hall Of Fame today announced the newest members that will join as the Class of 2022 on 14 November, with a trio of Swedish forwards, anchored by a Finnish defender and a Canadian goaltender, with numerous International Hockey Lineal Championships between them, joining the ranks of the Hall in Toronto.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Restarted 2022 World Junior Championship Schedule Released


The schedule for the rescheduled 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship has been released, restarting the tournament in Edmonton, Canada following the cancellation of December’s tournament due to an outbreak of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Valtteri Filppula Joins Triple Gold Club


The only player eligible to join in this year’s World Championship, forward Valtteri Filppula tonight joined Triple Gold Club by virtue of winning his second Gold Medal in three months with theย Leijonat,ย becoming the 31st male and first Finnish player to join the club, adding to his Stanley Cup and Olympic Gold medal.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Jason Spezza Announces Retirement From Hockey At 38


Canadian forward Jason Spezza, who maintained a high level of play throughout his 19-year NHL career, along with numerous stints with the Canadian national team, today announced his retirement from hockey, opting to join the front office of his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs.
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dustin Brown Retires Following Kings Playoff Elimination


American power forward Dustin Brown, who captained the Los Angeles Kings to two Stanley Cup titles, tonight formally ended his nineteen year hockey career at the age of 37, following the Kings’ elimination from the NHL playoffs at the hands of the Edmonton Oilers.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ IIHF Names Halifax & Moncton As 2023 World Junior Championship Hosts


After the IIHF stripped Russia of hosting duties for the 2023 World Junior Championship due to their ongoing invasion in Ukraine, today the Federation announced that hosting rights were instead awarded to Halifax, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, with the tournament set to begin on 26 December 2022.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ IIHF To Move 2023 World Championship From Russia


The IIHF today announced, that “out of concern for the safety and well-being of all participating players, officials, media, and fans,” that the 2023 IIHF World Championship, set to take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia next May, would be moved to a different location, due to Russia’s continued and deepening of invasion of Ukraine.
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ryan Getzlaf Retires From NHL At Age 36


Canadian forward Ryan Getzlaf, the longtime captain of the Anaheim Ducks, tonight played his final NHL game after announcing his retirement following the end of the Ducks’ season, wrapping a seventeen year career highlighted by a number of team records, two Olympic titles and a Stanley Cup.
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IIHF Announces Tournament Updates Following Russia, Belarus Suspensions


Just under three weeks after announcing that Russia and Belarus were banned from IIHF participation after the Russian-led and Belarusian-backed invasion of Ukraine that began on 24 February, today the International Ice Hockey Federation announced replacement clubs for upcoming participation in the upcoming 2022 Men’s, Women’s and Junior World Championships.
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๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ Russia, Belarus Suspended From IIHF Competition, Hosting Rights


After a sweeping recommendation from the International Olympic Committee to remove Russia and Belarus from international sporting competitions, following their invasion of Ukraine that began on 24 February, today the International Ice Hockey Federation announced a number of updates regarding their respective participation and hosting of future competitions.
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Recurring Injuries Force Tuukka Rask Into Retirement


After making a failed comeback attempt with the Boston Bruins this season, recurring hip injuries have forced Finnish goaltender Tuukka Rask into early retirement at the age of 34.
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IHLC 2021 In Review – Junior


Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Hockey Lineal Championship only saw seven games of competition this year on the junior side, nearly a year apart, all in Edmonton, and cut short thanks to the outright cancellation of the 2022 World Junior Championship thanks to the Omicron variant.
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Remainder Of 2022 World Junior Championship Cancelled


After the third game in two days needed to be cancelled due to positive cases on an individual team, today the IIHF announced that the remainder of the 2022 World Junior Championships in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta, Canada would be cancelled.
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IHLC Results โ€“ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 1-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (FF) โ€“ 29 Dec 2021


๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Finland 1-0 Czechia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ (FF)
World Junior Championship Preliminary Round
Rogers Place, Edmonton ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Wednesday, 29 December 2021

Due to a mandated team quarantine following a positive test result of one of its players, Team Czechia will be unable to participate in its 29 December preliminary round game against Finland at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship.
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