International Ice Hockey Federation

France goes to Russia

U18 team earns promotion first time

Published 16.01.2018 14:50 GMT+6 | Author Andy Potts
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The French players sing their national anthem after a win at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division I Group A. Photo: Gregor Podrekar
France won the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division I Group A in Bled and will play in the top division for the first time next year in Russia.

 

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Russia’s next wunderkind?

Svechnikov focuses on hockey, not the draft

Published 04.01.2018 09:52 GMT+6 | Author Slava Malamud
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Andrei Svechnikov celebrates a goal with his teammates. Photo: Steve Kingsman / HHOF-IIHF Images
For Russia the World Juniors ended early but the team had one of the most talented draft-eligible players with Andrei Svechnikov.

 

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Young lions win at home

Finnish U18 team beats Sweden in overtime

Published 15.11.2017 21:10 GMT+6 | Author Martin Merk
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Arttu Nevasaari (pictured against Canada’s Carson Focht during the 2016 Youth Olympics), helped Finland win the Five Nations tournament on home ice as scoring leader of the event. Photo: Fredrik Olastuen
Finland won a competitive Five Nations tournament on home ice in which five games went into overtime including the deciding one where the Suomi beat Sweden 2-1.

 

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