International Ice Hockey Federation

Russia wins in Augsburg

Denmark, Latvia & Poland win EIHC events

Published 14.11.2017 04:14 GMT+10 | Author Martin Merk
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Called for the B-squad, goaltender Vasili Koshechkin helped Russia win the Deutschland Cup in Augsburg. Archive photo by Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
It was a busy weekend for 24 men’s national teams during the international break. Finland, Russia, Denmark, Latvia and Poland were among the tournament winners.

 

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Finns claim Karjala Tournament

Tolvanen’s third-period goal beats Canada

Published 13.11.2017 06:02 GMT+10 | Author Andrew Podnieks
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Mikko Koskinen helped Finland win the Karjala Tournament with an event-leading 93.88% save percentage. Photo: Minas Panagiotakis / HHOF-IIHF Images
Finland ended the Karjala Tournament with a 4-3 victory against Canada before 13,037 fans in Helsinki to win the tournament on home ice.

 

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Nilsson now an elder

Robert hopes to one-up amazing dad

Published 12.11.2017 23:23 GMT+10 | Author Andrew Podnieks
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Robert Nilsson last time played at a big tournament for Sweden at the 2011 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Photo: Jukka Rautio / HHOF-IIHF Images
In the mid-1980s, when Wayne Gretzky said that Kent Nilsson was the most talented hockey player in the world, people listened.

 

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