Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup to be played second August week

Jul 3, 2014 | Editorial staff

The second week of August will be the date when the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup comes back to Bøeclav and Piešany. The traditional tournament of Under-18 national teams will be played in two groups of four teams, each representing one of top hockey countries. Reigning champions from Canada will defend the title in the Piešany group, Group B.

The eleventh Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament will take place in two traditional cities to which it has come in the previous four years as well. While Bøeclav will host Group A games including the Czech national team, Piešany is hosting Group B that contains the Slovak national team.

After preliminary round, both cities will host games of the knockout stage. It has yet to be the determined where the final game is going to be played as it will depend on where the Czech and Slovak national teams play their respective games.

Each of the two arenas will host a total of nine games. The day pass for Bøeclav games will cost 60 CZK.

In brief

Pre-tournament games

4.8. - The final pre-tournament games will be played on Saturday, 5 August. The Czech Republic will host Canada in Bøeclav at 18:30 CET, 12:30 ET. Meanwhile, Slovakia will host the USA in Bratislava. Coverage of these games will be available at

Pre-tournament games

3.8. - In a pre-tournament game on Thursday in Vienna, Russia beat Belarus 4-2. On Thursday in Budapest, Hungary U20 hosts the USA at 19:30 CET, 13:30 ET.

Interested in history?

6.6. - Do you know who won the Cup last year? Which team has won the most gold medals? HERE you can review the history.
History of the hockey legend

Information about Ivan Hlinka

More about the legend


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