The Cardiff Devils close out a remarkable year this weekend, as the team claims its first ever Elite Ice Hockey League championship. Story: [ Link ]
Being on the penalty kill didn't stop these players from finding the back of the net at last year's #IIHFWorlds. Which one was the best? Click on the respective emoji!
1) Alexander Wennberg, Sweden
2) Martin Lundberg, Sweden
3) Andrei Stas, Belarus
Edging Mongolia 5-4 in its last game, the United Arab Emirates claimed its third title in the tenth edition of the IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia. Story: [ Link ]
Slovenia won the Division IA and will be back at the #IIHFWorlds. How will they fare in their group in Paris?
A high-tempo style of play and a link-up between two former arch-rivals in the Eastern half of the country has benefited a legendary German outpost with an unfading passion for hockey dating back over 85 years.
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With just 45 days to go until the 2017 #IIHFWorlds start in Cologne and Paris we start to have a look at the 16 teams. Today: Italy, one of the two promoted teams.
With 12 days to go until the #WomensWorlds the Clarkson University won the NCAA women's ice hockey championship.

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Photo: Axel Phillips / HHOF
Australia's U18s won promotion for the second year in a row after taking gold at the IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group B in Belgrade. Story: [ Link ]
French star Pierre-Edouard Bellemare talks about Philadelphia Flyers, French national team and #IIHFWorlds on home ice. [ Link ]

Pierre-Édouard Bellemare parle des Flyers, de l’équipe de France et du CM à Paris et Cologne. [ Link ]

Photo: Richard Wolowicz / HHOF-IIHF Images
Can Australia win the U18 World Championship Division II Group B? The have a 3-0 record but the Netherlands, Spain and host Serbia are in race for first place as well. Follow the games today and tomorrow on the free live stream: [ Link ]

Photo: Vera Dimov
Finland and Sweden this week named their rosters for the #WomensWorlds.

Nordic rosters known
Fathers of several Danish NHL players talk about their sons and how it all started. [ Link ]

De danske NHL-spillere går i fædrenes fodspor. Syv ud af ni har fået hockey ind med modermælken. [ Link ]

Photo: Jukka Rautio / HHOF-IIHF Images
The Challenge Cup of Asia in Bangkok now started on the men's side. Mongolia blanked Singapore 13-0, the United Arab Emirates defeated Malaysia 10-3.

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Check out last year's top-3 slappers at #IIHFWorlds! Which one was the best? Click the respective emoji!
1) Felicien du Bois, Switzerland
2) Patrik Laine, Finland
3) Andrej Sekera, Slovakia
Russia's B team with KHL players not in the playoffs anymore will play two exhibition games against Korea at this #PyeongChang2018 venue. And in April there will be the official test events: U18 & Women's World Championships at Division II Group A level.
U18 World Championship Div. IIB in Belgrade continued today. In 15 minutes host Serbia will place Iceland.

Free live stream: [ Link ]

Photo: Vera Dimov
Croatia’s leading hockey club, Medvescak Zagreb, is set to compete in Austria’s cross-border EBEL next season after four campaigns in the KHL. The team, which also played in the EBEL prior to stepping up to the KHL in 2017, was officially accepted as

Back to EBEL
Getting closer to the start of the 2017 #IIHFWorlds! From tournament highlights to fantasy hockey and prediction games, will have plenty to offer for fans. Whether you are attending the tournament in Cologne and Paris or watching at home, stay tuned and let your friends know!
A group photo from Bangkok with the women's teams from New Zealand (U18), Thailand, Singapore, India, Philippines, United Arab Emirates and Malaysia after the closing ceremony.

Tournament recap: [ Link ]
Congrats to the New Zealand U18 women's national team for winning at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's Challenge Cup of Asia in Bangkok thanks to a tight win vs. silver medallist and host Thailand.

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