The Swiss women’s national team celebrates after winning the bronze medal game of the 2014 Olympics against Sweden. 15 players from the Sochi 2014 are playing in Malmo. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
20 February 2014. The first inkling of something big came in Burlington, Vermont at the 2012 Women’s World Championship.
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Winning at home is beautiful: Sweden broke the home-ice curse after 27 years by winning the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship on home ice in Stockholm. Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
For the fans, hosting the World Championship is always a big event. However, the host teams haven't had too much success lately. Who managed to break the curse?