Hecht hangs ‘em up
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Long-time German NHLer retires after 22 seasons[more]

Germany forward Jochen Hecht battles in front of the French net during the 2009 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. Photo: Matthew Manor / HHOF-IIHF Images
MANNHEIM, Germany – After 22 seasons as a professional ice hockey player, 39-year-old German forward Jochen Hecht announced his retirement.

With 833 NHL games (186 goals, 277 assists) and 59 post-season games (14 goals, 18 assists) in the National Hockey League Hecht was one of the most... [more]

Bled gets another group

U18 Worlds Division I Group A in Slovenia[more]

Bled most recently hosted the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A. Photo: Franc Ferjan /
ZURICH – The 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division I Group A will be held in Bled, Slovenia, which will also host the Division I Group B the same month.

A cooling trend

Philippines hockey reaches milestone, builds for future[more]

Team celebration at a league game in the Philippines. Photo: FIHL
MANILA – For a country that is best known for its tropical islands and virtually untouched by winter, playing ice hockey seems to be limited to video games. However, with four... [more]

A vision for the next four years

New IIHF Council assembles for first meeting[more]

Player safety, development in Asia, governance structure, and the international hockey calendar are the main points of focus for IIHF President René Fasel and the IIHF Council. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
ZURICH – If you're goal is to develop ice hockey around the world, four years doesn’t seem as long a time as for most people. So for the newly-elected IIHF Council,... [more]

Job vacancy

IIHF looking for a Finance Manager[more]

ZURICH – The International Ice Hockey Federation is currently looking for a... [more]

Austria with Grabner, Raffl

Two NHLers commit for Olympic Qualification campaign[more]

VIENNA – The Austrian Ice Hockey Association named 29 players who will convene... [more]

Former Blues give back

Brown and Tkachuk part of history at NHL Draft[more]

BUFFALO – Keith Tkachuk understood the importance of giving back to the game,... [more]

Thoresen’s first squad

OQ host Norway names 26 players[more]

OSLO – New Norwegian national team coach Petter Thoresen has named 26 players... [more]




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