Vaxjo’s complete domination
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Elias Pettersson playoff scoring king and MVP[more]

MVP Elias Pettersson and the Vaxjo Lakers dominated the Swedish Hockey League this season. Photo: Andrea Cardin / HHOF-IIHF Images
The Vaxjo Lakers won the SHL regular season title with a 21-point margin to Djurgarden Stockholm, the runner-up. That they’d beat the fifth-seeded team in the final wasn’t a shock, but nobody could predict that they’d sweep Skelleftea AIK and only allow one goal in the process.

But... [more]

Georgia’s joy

Emerging nation claims first gold[more]

The Georgian players celebrate a goal in their key opening-day win against neighbour Turkey. Photo: Emma Swart
Georgian hockey is celebrating after the former Soviet republic produced its best-ever result in IIHF play to win the Division III title in Cape Town.

The mountainous... [more]

Hungary battles back

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... [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]

Poland bounced back in the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division I... [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]

Czechs get angry, romp

Plasek scores twice in win over France[more]

France was finally able to enjoy, however briefly, its first lead in U18 World... [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

Kazan triumphs in KHL

Helfer’s helping hand

Hosts off to winning ways

Late luck for Kazakhstan

Canada stays perfect

Slovaks to the Max

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