For the first time in 20 years, the United States has won gold at the women's Olympic hockey tournament after beating Canada 3-2 in the shootout on Thursday afternoon in PyeongChang, South Korea. ... Read more»
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- Galkan is the first hockey champion of Turkmenistan (26 Feb 2014)
Turkmenistan approved as IIHF associate member
The IIHF Congress admitted Turkmenistan as associate member, the 74th country to enter in the hockey family, the third Central Asia country after Kazakhstan (1992) and Kyrgyzstan (2011).
Turkmenistan has currently three rinks including the 10.000 seats Winter Sports Palace in Ashgabat and launched the first domestic league last season, won by Galkan. The 2014-15 edition is underway
In a superb match worth of the Olympic Games, Finland's team hold on the lead that had all game to be the Olympic Athletes from Russia, 3-2 in regulation time. Read more»