Ice Hockey

World Cup of Hockey set for 2016 return after 12-year absence

By Liam Morgan

The World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016 after a 12-year absence and the event will be held in Canada ©Getty ImagesThe National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) have announced that the World Cup of Hockey will return in 2016 following a 12-year hiatus.

Swedish ice hockey star avoids ban following failed doping test at Sochi 2014

By Paul Osborne

Nicklas Bäckström has agreed to drop his appeal against an anti-doping violation at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesSwedish ice hockey star Nicklas Bäckström has agreed to drop his appeal against the International Olympic Committee's (IOC), following their claim he violated the World Anti-Doping Code during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Overtime winner sees United States break Canadian under 18 women's ice hockey dominance

By Paul Osborne

The United States have won the IIHF World Women's U18 Championships ©Francois Laplante/HHOF/IIHF ImagesJincy Dunne's overtime winner sent Buffalo's HarborCenter into euphoria today as the United States secured gold at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Women's Under-18 Championships with a 2-1 victory over Canada.

Canada and US set up eighth successive Under-18 Women's World Championship ice hockey final clash

By Michael Pavitt

Defending champions Canada remain on course for a fourth consecutive title ©Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF ImagesCanada and the US will meet in the final of the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under-18 Women's World Championship, after overcoming Russia and the Czech Republic in their respective semi-finals in Buffalo.

Dramatic comeback gives Russia semi-final berth at IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Russia stole a last gasp winner to beat Finland in the quarter-finals of the IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championships ©Matt Zambonin/HHOF-IIHF ImagesFinnish hearts were left broken today as they squandered a 3-0 lead at the hands of Russia in the quarter-finals of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under 18 Women's World Championships.

Finland reach quarter-finals after dramatic day at IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Finland pulled off an impressive 3-1 win over Sweden to progress to the quarter-finals of the IIHF Under-18 Womens World Championships ©Matt Zambonin/HHOF-IIHF ImagesThe tension was palpable on the final day of group play at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Under-18 Women's World Championships today as Finland squeezed into the quarter-finals with a dramatic victory over Sweden.

Canada earn tight win over Russia at preliminary stage of IIHF Women's under-18 World Championships

By Liam Morgan

The IIHF Womens under-18 World Championships threw up some interesting results on WednesdayCanada, Sweden, Finland and the United States all earned victories at the preliminary stage of the International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women's World Championships.

Canada seal World Junior Hockey Championships gold in dramatic final

By Liam Morgan

Canada celebrate their first gold medal for six years after a tense 5-4 victory over RussiaCanada survived a late comeback from Russia to win their first International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships gold medal since 2009.

Canada power past Slovakia to set up World Junior Championships final with Russia

By Liam Morgan

Canada were comfortable victors over Slovakia at the Air Canada Centre ©Andre Ringuette/HHOF/IIHF ImagesHost nation Canada will face Russia in the final of the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships after both nations progressed with comfortable wins today.
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