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One final, two winners

Fans celebrate their heroes in Moscow – and Bratislava[more]

Russian and Slovak fans celebrate their heroes, left at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, right in downtown Bratislava. Photos: Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti, Tomas Benedikovic / isifa / SME / Getty Images
ZURICH – The gold medal game of the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship had two winners. What might normally sound like a flowery phrase resulted in celebrations in both Russia and Slovakia on Monday.

The result was very clear on Sunday evening at Helsinki’s Hartwall Arena: 6-2.... [more]

Russia cements top ranking

Although positions may change in 2013, seeding for Sochi stays[more]

Russian captain Ilya Nikulin raises the World Championship trophy after his team has defeated Slovakia in the gold medal game. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
ZURICH – While the IIHF World Ranking positions were known before the medal day in Helsinki, the final results with points were calculated only after the conclusion of the 2012... [more]

Golden glory for Russia!

Syomin pots pair as Russians claim first title since ‘09[more]

The Russian national team rejoices after beating Slovakia in the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship gold medal game. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
HELSINKI – It’s just like old times: Russia is back on top of the hockey world. Unbeaten from wire to wire, Russia got a dominating performance from its NHL superstars to defeat... [more]

Czechs take bronze

Krejci scores game winner, Czechs beat Finland 3-2[more]

Helsinki  FinlandAll's well that ends well. The Czech Republic ended their tournament in a win over Finland, 3-2, and won the bronze medals. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
HELSINKI – Three first period goals were enough for the Czechs to beat Finland 3-2, and win IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship bronze.

Finland outshot the Czechs 14-1... [more]

Malkin wins MVP honours

Awards winners, All-Star Team selected[more]

HELSINKI – Yevgeni Malkin is the man of the tournament. After winning gold with... [more]

20-year anniversary

Video: ŠKODA, IIHF enjoy successful partnership on & off the ice[more]

HELSINKI – Carmaker ŠKODA has been the Official Main Sponsor of the IIHF Ice... [more]

Good in 2012, better in 2013

IIHF, organizers sum up first co-hosted World Championship[more]

HELSINKI – The IIHF, along with the Finnish and Swedish organizing committees,... [more]

IIHF class of 2012 honoured

Newest international Hall of Famers inducted in Helsinki[more]

HELSINKI – The names are familiar to any fan of international hockey – Pavel... [more]


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