Fleury's flurry fires Flames past Sharks.(Oct. 12 Tokyo)
|Oct.10||Flames 3-3 Sharks|
|Oct.11||Flames 5-3 Sharks|
NHL cools off on Japan for '99
NHL Senior Vice President Steve Solomon said Sunday,
"Slightly less frequently but regularly is the way to handle these games.
We're looking at European alternatives for next season, playing regular season games
for two consecutive years here is linked to the league's participation in the Nagano Olympics.
I don't regard the lack of well-known players on the two teams
as a factor in failing to sell out the games this weekend."
But 3,000 empty seats speak volumes.
Japan regains Asian Cup(Sep. 6 Tokyo)
Red Wings has kept Stanley Cup for two season on end to complete a four-game sweep!(Jun.17 Detroit)
|Jun.9||Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Washington Capitals|
|Jun.11||Detroit Red Wings 5-4(OT) Washington Capitals|
|Jun.13||Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Washington Capitals|
|Jun.16||Detroit Red Wings 4-1 Washington Capitals|
Sweden hold on to win world title.(May.17 Zurich)
(Reuters)---Sweden won the ice hockey world championship title on Sunday
after holding Finland to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their two-match final.
their 1-0 aggregate win gave the Swedes their seventh world title and first since 1992,
when they also beat Finland to claim the gold.
Japan ends 0-W 3-L World Championship 1998(May.5 in Switzerland)
|May.1||CZE 8-2 JPN|
|May.3||GER 5-1 JPN|
|May.5||JPN 4-6 BLR|
The 65th All-Japan Championship(Apr.14-19 Tomakomai)
|4/14||Kokudo 7-4 Crains|
|Oji 6-0 SnoeBrand|
|4/15||Furukawa 1-6 Crains|
|4/16||Kokudo 4-2 Furukawa|
|Oji 3-3 Seibu (PS 0-1)|
|4/18||Furukawa 3-4 SnowBrand (For 5th)|
|Oji 5-4 Crains (Semifinal)|
|Kokudo 4-3 Seibu (Semifinal)|
|4/19||Crains 7-4 Seibu (For 3rd)|
|Kokudo 4-1 Oji (Final)|
Kokudo wins JIHL title(Apr.4)
YOKOHAMA ---(Kyodo) Japanease Olympic team member Ryan Kuwabara netted the hat trick
to lead Kokudo to a 6-1 triumph over Yukijirushi on Saturday,
giving the Bunnies their first Ice Hockey League championship in three years.
Kokudo, which also defeated Yukijirushi 4-1 on Thursday, swept the best-of-3 games series
at Yokohama Skate Center for its eighth JIHL championship overall.
Kokudo and SnowBrand advance to Final(Mar.29)
|Play off semifinal|
|3/26||Kokudo 4-2 Seibu||Oji 3-3 SnowBrand|
|3/28||Kokudo 2-6 Seibu||Oji 2-3 SnowBrand|
|3/29||Kokudo 6-2 Seibu|
Kokudo&Oji,SnowBrand,Seibu advance to play-off semifinal(Mar.22)
JIHL regular season is over, Kokudo Bunnies keeps the top!
Smifinal will be held in 3/26,28,29. the team 2 wins advance to final round.
Final round will be in 4/2,4,5.
The Czech Republic edges Russia 1-0 to win
its first Olympic hockey gold medal.(Feb.22)
Petr Svoboda beats Russian goalie Mikhail Shtalenkov
for the game's only score and Dominik Hasek,
who allows just six goals in six Olympic games, is solid once again no goal.
Japan wins basement battle.(Feb.12)
Shin Yahata lifted a backhander past Reinhard Divis in the eighth round of a shootout,
giving Japan its first Olympic hockey victory since 1976.
The 3-2 shootout over Austria, after a 3-all tie in regulation,
gave Japan 13th place in the tournament.
Kazakhstan & Belarus advance to medal round.(Feb.10)
Kazakhstan 4-3 Slovakia !!!!!
Japan 2-2 Belarus
Pre NAGANO exhibition matches.(Makomanai Sapporo)
Feb.1 Japan 1-3 Italy
Feb.1 France 5-4 Slovakia
Feb.2 Italy 5-3 Austria
Feb.2 Slovakia 2-0 Austria
Feb.3 Japan 2-4 Austria
Team Germany does not need NHL players to beat Japan.
NHL players of Germany will not be able to take part in the game with Japan(2/7).
G.Kingston, head coach of team Germany, said "Though probably Japan may not beat Germany,
I want Japan to try hard in order not to disturb a dream of children."
Japan - Canada friendly series was over by 2 wins 1 lost 2 tie of Canada.
Canada team was made up of college and professional minor league players.
Jan.11 Japan 3-3 Canada
Jan.12 Japan 2-3 Canada
Jan.14 Japan 2-1 Canada
Jan.16 Japan 2-8 Canada
Jan.18 Japan 2-2 Canada
Japan was defeated France in the Mont Blanc Cup tournament.
Dec.28 Japan 4-3 Swiss
Dec.29 Japan1-3 France
Japan beat France faced at Nagano Olympics in 5 to 3.(Nov.9)
It was a good news for Japanese ice hockey fan to have beat France National team faced at Olympics in 5 to 3.
National team has been to go to Mont Blanc cup December in France.
Seibu-Kokudo was postponed in Fukuoka(Oct.22)
The match became postponement for the fog which appeared in the rink of Fukuoka.
The re-match is to be held in 1/20, Higashifushimi.
Welcome to JAPAN ,The Great NHL!
Super Mario gets early entry into Hall of Fame!(1997.Sep.11)
Red Wings capture Stanley Cup 1997 !
World Championships pool C 1997
Mar.21-29 in Estonia
Japan 1, Slovenia 4
Ukraine 2, Japan 2
As a result ,the Japanese order was 4th.