Hungary battles back
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Hosts beat Italy to get first win[more]

The Hungarian players and fans sing the national anthem after the team’s first win. Photo: Laszlo Mudra
Hungary is back in the battle for promotion after beating second-seeded Italy 3-2 on Monday at the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Budapest.

Italy looked like the better team for two periods but Hungary always found its way back into the game and when Balazs Sebok scored the... [more]

Lithuania breezes past Romania

Second successive win for hosts[more]

Edgar Rybakov scored a pair of goals in Lithuania's 8-3 win over Romania. Photo: Sarunas Mazeika
A depleted Romania proved to be no match for the high-flying Lithuanians who sailed away to a convincing 8-3 win.

Edgar Rybakov scored twice as Lithuania raced clear... [more]

Also Poland beats Slovenia

Tough start for ambitious top seed[more]

Polish captain Marcin Kolusz scores with his penalty shot against Slovenian goaltender Gasper Kroselj. Photo: Laszlo Mudra
Poland bounced back in the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I Group A with a 4-2 win while top-seeded Slovenia also lost its second game.

“Our players... [more]

Czechs get angry, romp

Plasek scores twice in win over France[more]

The Czech Republic's Jakub Lauko #13 skates with the puck while France's Flavian Dair #23 chases him down during preliminary round action at the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship. (Photo by Andrea Cardin/HHOF-IIHF Images)
France was finally able to enjoy, however briefly, its first lead in U18 World Championship history, but the Czechs managed to assert themselves in a 9-2 win.

Karel... [more]

Japan ignited by comeback

Rallies back to topple Croatia[more]

Trailing 1-3, Japan clicked into gear to grind out a 4-3 win against a plucky... [more]

Belarus bliss, Swiss miss

Alistrov with five points, Swiss into relegation[more]

Vladimir Alistrov scored with 12 seconds left to give Belarus a 5-4 win over... [more]

Returnees boost Estonia

Defensive display downs Ukraine[more]

Waterproof defense and clinical finishing lifts Estonia to a surprise 2-0 win... [more]

Kazan triumphs in KHL

Ak Bars wins a record third Gagarin Cup[more]

In a tight final series, one moment decided the outcome of the 10th season of... [more]




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