VENUES CONFIRMED FOR 2025 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS
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3d ago
The IIHF have confirmed the venues next year’s World Championship tournaments. The schedule for 2025 was rubber-stamped at the annual Congress which is taking place this year in Prague, Czechia. GB Men: World Championship Division I Group A in Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania 27th April to 3rd May 2025 Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Poland, Romania, Ukraine GB Women: World Championship Division I Group B in Dumfries, Scotland 9th to 15th April 2025 Great Britain,  Italy, Kazakhstan, Korea, Latvia, Slovenia GB U20s Men: World Championship Division II Group A in Zagreb, Croatia6th to 12th January 202 ..read more
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DUMFRIES THE VENUE FOR 2025 WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
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by ihukmedia
3d ago
Great Britain will play on home ice in Dumfries at the 2025 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B after Ice Hockey UK won the bid at today’s IIHF Congress. GB will face promoted Kazakhstan, relegated Korea, as well as Italy, Latvia and Slovenia in the six-team tournament. It will take place from 9th to 15th April at Dumfries Ice Bowl which regularly receives glowing reports from the IIHF about the standard of the tournaments they hold. It means GB will play two tournaments on home ice in three months with the confirmation that a round of the women’s Olympic Qualifiers will be held at t ..read more
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ICESHEFFIELD TO HOST WOMEN’S OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS
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by ihukmedia
3d ago
The UK will hold a round of the Women’s Olympic Qualifiers in Sheffield as Great Britain begin their bid to qualify for the 2026 Winter Olympics in Italy. The four-team tournament will take place at the Bauer Arena in iceSheffield from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th December and GB will face Netherlands, Spain and a qualifier from the previous round. GB last hosted a round of the women’s Olympic Qualifying back in October 2021 with big crowds attending the event at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham. After breaking records for the first two games against Iceland and Slovenia, the record was brok ..read more
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BEYOND THE BOARDS: FINAL TWO GROUP GAMES IN PRAGUE
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4d ago
Go behind-the-scenes on Ice Hockey UK TV – in association with Intermotor – of Great Britain’s final two group games at the 2024 World Championship in Prague, including Tuesday’s 4-2 win over Austria ..read more
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IHUK TV: GOALS AND REACTION TO WIN OVER AUSTRIA
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4d ago
Great Britain ended their World Championship campaign in Prague with a superb 4-2 victory over Austria. Watch the goals below and there’s also reaction from forwards Sean Norris and Brett Perlini ..read more
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FINAL-DAY AWARDS FOR GB’S BEST PLAYERS OF THE TOURNAMENT
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by ihukmedia
6d ago
Great Britain’s best three players of the 2024 World Championship in Prague were revealed on the final day. The three chosen in the official IIHF awards were Liam Kirk, Evan Mosey and David Phillips. The players and staff then went out to see the hordes of GB fans outside the arena for the traditional post-tournament meet-up. Led by Annette and Allan Petrie, who run GBSC, the top-three players were revealed as voted for by the supporters. Ben O’Connor came in third place, Nathanael Halbert in second and Evan Mosey was voted as GBSC’s Player of the Tournament. They also presented Ben Davies wit ..read more
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2024 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: AUSTRIA 2-4 GB
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by ihukmedia
6d ago
Great Britain ended the 2024 World Championship on a high with a 4-2 victory over Austria at the O2 Arena in Prague. Netminder Lucas Brine was awarded his debut cap as he served as back-up to starting goalie Ben Bowns. Ben Davies won his 50th cap while Ben Lake was named Alternate Captain in the absence of Liam Kirk. No goals in quiet first period  Bowns made a good save with his pad to deny Austria forward Marco Rossi in the opening stages and then stopped Benjamin Nissner’s shot from the point. At the other end, GB’s best chance saw Lake cut inside off the right-wing with a good piece o ..read more
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175 FOR TAFFY, 50 FOR DAVIES AND DEBUT CAP FOR BRINE
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6d ago
A special ceremony took place in the dressing room before today’s game with Austria to award three very special caps. Ice Hockey UK General Secretary Andy French presented the caps with GB General Manager leading the presentation with a speech. Long-serving Equipment Manager Jason Ellery – known to the hockey world as Taff – was awarded his 175th cap after first working with the GB back in 1996. He’s since only missed two tournaments in a career that has spanned a remarkable four decades. Forward Ben Davies, who made his GB debut in the World Championship Division I Group A tournament in Hunga ..read more
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GAMEDAY PREVIEW: AUSTRIA v GREAT BRITAIN
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by ihukmedia
1w ago
Great Britain play their final match of the 2024 World Championship as they face Austria in the O2 Arena in Prague at 12:20 (11:20 UK time). GB go into the game on the back of last night’s 5-2 defeat by Norway which saw them relegated to Division I Group A next season. Austria, meanwhile, are eying the quarter-finals. A win today against GB – coupled with defeat for Finland against Switzerland – would secure Austria a place in the last eight. Team News GB have a few niggles in the camp and so there will be changes to the line-up. Liam Kirk missed parts of last night’s game with illness while C ..read more
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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: GB 1-5 NORWAY
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1w ago
Great Britain have been relegated from the top level of the World Championship after a 5-1 defeat by the 12th seeds Norway in the O2 Arena in Prague. Cole Shudra replaced Sam Jones in the line-up as GB went with 13 forwards and seven defencemen. Jackson Whistle started between the pipes with Ben Bowns as back-up. GB lost Liam Kirk during the second period as the forward – who started the game despite suffering from a sickness bug – bravely returned in the third session. Norway lead by three at first intermission GB had a chance inside the first minute as Robert Dowd cut inside from the right b ..read more
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