Blowouts on the decline
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Scores getting tighter at Women’s Worlds[more]

Malmo Isstadion Malmo  SwedenFinland's Riikka Valila faces off against USA's Alex Carpenter: Photo: Francois Laplante / HHOF-IIHF Images
Are blowouts declining in international women’s hockey? That might sound like an odd question after several fairly one-sided games on the final round-robin day.

But let’s look at the big picture.

When Canada trounced Slovakia 18-0 in its opener at the 2010 Olympics in... [more]

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Switzerland comeback earns historic medal[more]

Bolshoy Ice Dome Sochi  RussiaThe 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.

The Swiss went undefeated in the preliminary... [more]

Home Championships

How well do teams play in front of the home crowd?[more]

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?

The... [more]

Borgqvist buries Germany

It’s Finland-Switzerland, Russia-Sweden in QF[more]

Sweden's Anna Borgqvist celebrates after scoring Sweden's second goal against Germany. Photo: Francois Laplante / HHOF-IIHF Images
Sweden’s 4-0 win over Germany earned the hosts a match-up with Russia in Wednesday’s quarter-finals. The Finns will face Switzerland in the other quarter-final.

Japan... [more]

Swiss back in quarters

Surprising Japanese lose first game[more]

After the setback against Sweden, the Swiss women’s national team made it back... [more]

Hats off to Lamoureux!

U.S. stays perfect with romp over Russia[more]

Jocelyne Lamoureux's hat trick lifted the U.S. to an 9-2 thrashing of Russia... [more]

Freibergs suspended

Latvian out two years for doping[more]

ZURICH – The IIHF Disciplinary Board has handed down a two-year suspension to... [more]

Paigin suspended for stick throw

Russian player to miss two games[more]

ZURICH – The IIHF Disciplinary Board has issued a two-game suspension... [more]



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