Another tight loss for Kazakhstan, survival showdown awaits
Kazakhstan’s World Championship struggles continue after another high-scoring game ended in a narrow loss. This time, Germany took the verdict in a roller-coaster 5-4 game; the Kazakhs now face a winner-takes-all showdown against Italy to determine who will escape relegation.
Sweden wins Nordic showdown
Finland took on Sweden in front of a capacity crowd in Tampere as the excitement around the 2022 World Championship moved up another notch. This Nordic rivalry was the most eagerly anticipated clash of the group stage, and it went all the way to a shoot-out before Sweden took the verdict.
Finland won the historical gold medals in the Olympic thriller
The Olympic tournament had come to the moment in which only two teams were left to compete. Finland and the team ROC faced each other in the final game on Sunday morning. The Finnish Lions made their way through to the climax by winning Slovakia in the semi-final. Slovakia later defeated Sweden in the bronze medal game.
Slovakia celebrates first Olympic hockey medal
Slovakia won its first Olympic ice hockey medal thanks to a 4-0 victory over Sweden in the bronze medal game. Teenage wunderkind Juraj Slafkovsky led the way with two goals, while Dinamo Minsk goalie Patrik Rybar came up with a shut-out as his country made history in Beijing.
Finland battled the way through to the final
Finland could’ve been concidered a slight favorite to win the semi-final against Slovakia due to the tournament opening game, in which the Lions beated Slovak’s by 6–2 score. On Friday morning the game was about the sport for the Olympic final and the margins became narrower.
ROC moves into final four
Wednesday was quarter-finals day in the Olympic men’s tournament — and Team ROC progressed to a match-up against ... in the final four. The Russians beat Denmark 3-1, while ... In the other side of the draw, Slovakia surprised the USA in a shoot-out and will play Finland in the semi-finals.
Brave China bows out, Slovaks and Swiss go to QF
The last eight line-up at the Olympics is confirmed. Canada’s win over China sets up an appealing clash with Sweden, Switzerland advances to face Finland, Slovakia will take on the USA and team ROC has a rematch against Denmark in Wednesday’s action from Beijing.
Finland started the Olympic tournament with a solid win over Slovakia
As the men’s Olympic ice hockey tournament is having its first games being played, it’s also time for team Finland to step on the ice for the first time in a match-up. Finland’s first opponent was Slovakia, which had been able to gather a roster ready for surprice.
2022 Olympic Preview: Team China
The Olympic men’s tournament is on the way and KHL.ru continues its previews of the competing teams. Today it’s the turn of the host nation, Team China. It’s the first time the country has gone to the Games, and it faces a huge task against Canada, the USA and Germany in Group A.