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The last time the IIHF Women's World Championship took place in America was in 2017 in Plymouth Township, Michigan. Photo courtesy of USA Hockey

Utica Welcomes the World for Women’s Ice Hockey Championship

When thinking of the top hockey areas in America, the region of Utica, New York, may not come to mind immediately. That changes this week as the Mohawk Valley hosts the International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship starting April 3 through April 14. The event will include 29 games and feature the top women’s […]

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Canada forward Sidney Crosby, left, scores a goal past Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist during the second period of the men's gold medal ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. It was the last time NHL players participated in the Olympics. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NHL Players will Return to Olympic Winter Games in 2026

The best hockey players in the world will again participate in the Winter Olympic Games, beginning with the 2026 Games in Milano-Cortina, Italy, the National Hockey League announced, as well as adding another international event to the calendar that will see an exclusive group of nations participate. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made the announcement in […]

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United States forward Brady Tkachuk celebrates a goal during the second period in the bronze medal game of the 2018 world junior hockey championships against the Czech Republic in Buffalo, New York. The world junior event will return to the United States in 2026 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

World Junior Hockey Championships Heads to Minneapolis/St. Paul in 2026

Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, will host the 2026 world junior hockey championships, the International Ice Hockey Federation and USA Hockey officially announced on Friday after multiple reports indicated as much on Wednesday. The 50th anniversary of the tournament will have 10 international teams featuring some of the world’s best young players under 20 playing […]

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2027 IIHF World Championship Heads to Germany

Germany will host the International Ice Hockey Federation’s 2027 World Championship at Dusseldorf’s PSD Bank Dome and Mannheim’s SAP Arena, the IIHF announced on Friday during its annual congress. Germany was selected ahead of Kazakhstan with 102 votes. Germany co-hosted the 2017 tournament alongside France and was the sole host in 2010, when games were […]

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Utica to Host 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship

The 2024 IIHF Women’s World Championship will be hosted by Utica, New York, with games at multiple venues throughout the Mohawk Valley Region, USA Hockey announced on Sunday before this year’s world championship title game between the U.S. and Canada in which the Americans won 6-3 to claim its first win over its rivals since […]

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World Hockey Championship Heading to Finland and Latvia in 2023, Switzerland in 2026

The International Ice Hockey Federation’s world championships in 2023 will be jointly hosted by Finland and Latvia after the event was taken out of Russia, while Switzerland will host in 2026 after its previous host turn was cancelled because of COVID-19. The IIHF congress approved the moves on Friday, going to the Nordic region to […]

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Women’s Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championships Heading to Madison, Wisconsin

The International Ice Hockey Federation has awarded the 2022 Under-18 Women’s World Championships to Madison, Wisconsin, and Middleton, Wisconsin, starting June 6. The event was originally scheduled in January in Sweden but could not take place due to COVID-19. While Sweden offered to host in 2023 but did not have the opportunity to move the […]

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Hockey Dives Into NFT Collectibles Partnerships

The New Jersey Devils and Fanaply have announced a digital collectibles partnership, allowing Fanaply to host, mint, sell and distribute Devils’ licensed NFTs that include moments throughout the franchise’s history. The partnership’s first collection will include an “NJD EST 1982” NFT coin, which will be available as a 1/1 collectible and sold in auction-style format. […]

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USA Hockey Selects Texas for 2021 IIHF U-18 World Championship

Frisco and Plano, Texas, have been selected to host the 2021 IIHF Under-18 Men’s World Championship, a decision announced by USA Hockey in conjunction with the NHL’s Dallas Stars. Comerica Center in Frisco, which serves as the Stars’ practice facility, will serve as the primary venue for the event, which will be staged April 26–May […]

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