Hall of Fame Class of 2015
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Great Czechs, two women, new honour among highlights[more]

Dominik Hasek, Scott Niedermayer, Robert Reichel and Maria Rooth will be inducted into the players' category of the IIHF Hall of Fame next May in Prague. Photos: HHOF-IIHF Images, Europhoto
ZURICH – The IIHF Hall of Fame Selection Committee has added seven new names to its pantheon of greats, and the newest members represent the pinnacle of the international game through a wide variety of contributions. In honour of the golden era of Czech hockey, goaltender Dominik Hasek and longtime... [more]

Ehlers has big expectations

Danish U20 star flying in pre-WJC play[more]

Nikolaj Ehlers was chosen ninth overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 2014 NHL Draft and will drive Denmark's World Junior offence in Toronto. Photo: Mirek Ring
You can’t take your eyes off Nikolaj Ehlers for a second. Just ask the defenders who’ve tried to contain the swift Dane at this week’s World Junior A Challenge.

Record Book out

Get the 2015 online and at World Juniors[more]

The 2015 IIHF Guide & Record Book is out now.
ZURICH – The 2015 IIHF Guide & Record Book is out now. Get your book in Canada during the World Juniors or online on or Amazon. [more]

Quirky facts from 1978

Could Gretzky have jumped to Sweden?[more]

Wayne Gretzky (left) was slightly built in 1978, but the 16-year-old was more than slightly better than his foes, leading the World Juniors in scoring with 17 points. Photo: Doug Ball / Canadian Press
Although Montreal is arguably the world’s mecca of hockey, it hasn’t hosted the World Juniors since 1978. That year, some funny things were said and done.

Of course,... [more]

Vokoun quits

Czech world champion retires due to blood clots[more]

PRAGUE – Former Czech national team goalie Tomas Vokoun has to end his career... [more]

Jarkko Ruutu retires

He hit, he scored, he medalled in 19-year career[more]

HELSINKI – Former Finnish national team player Jarkko Ruutu decided to hang up... [more]

British juniors climb up

Key victories over Korea, Lithuania lead to first place[more]

TALLINN – One year after being relegated due to using an ineligible player,... [more]

Match-fixers beware

IIHF, Sportradar partner up to prevent betting fraud[more]

ZURICH – The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has today... [more]



Tikhonov’s triumphs: Part 2

German juniors named

Dave Lewis goes east again

Media accreditation

Tikhonov’s triumphs: Part 1

NHL history for Croatia

Three Swedes in semi-final

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