The Swiss national team drives from the plane to the stage welcomed by man fans at Zurich airport. Photo: Michael Walch / TOPpictures
Not only world champion Sweden, also the Swiss national team had a heroes’ welcome back home in with over 1,000 fans joining the reception at Zurich airport on Monday. The Swiss hope that the second silver medal in five years is a sign for a prosperous future rather than a once-in-a-lifetime...
Kings of the garden
Thousands came to see back-to-back world champions[more]
Over 20,000 fans celebrated the Swedish world champions in Stockholm. Photo: Risto Pakarinen
Barely had the confetti landed on the ice in Copenhagen - and barely had Hampus Lindholm thrown himself on the ice to make confetti ice angels – when the Swedish players and...
Groups for 2019
Slovaks to play in Kosice, Czechs in Bratislava[more]
Host Slovakia will play its preliminary round in Kosice where Canada will be among its opponents. Photo: Andrea Cardin / HHOF-IIHF Images
The International Ice Hockey Federation has announced the groups of the 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Slovakia, 10-26 May 2019.
Swedes edge Swiss in shootout for second straight title[more]
Swedish captain Mikael Backlund celebrates with the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship trophy following a 3-2 shootout win over team Switzerland in the gold medal game. Photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
Filip Forsberg's shootout goal lifted Sweden to a 3-2 win over Switzerland and a second straight IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship gold medal in Copenhagen on Sunday. [more]
Sweden on top in final Power Rankings of 2018[more]
In our final Power Rankings of 2018, Sweden stays on top after winning its...