2009 IIHF World Championship

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2009 IIHF World Championship
2009 IIHF Weltmeisterschaft
2009 IIHF World Championship logo.svg
Tournament details
Host countryFlag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Dates24 April – 10 May
Officially opened by Hans-Rudolf Merz
Teams16
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (3rd title)
Runner-up  Silver medal blank.svg Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Third place  Bronze medal blank.svg Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
Fourth placeFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played56
Goals scored323 (5.77 per match)
Attendance379,044 (6,769 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Martin St. Louis
(15 points)
MVP Flag of Russia.svg Ilya Kovalchuk
2008
2010

The 2009 IIHF World Championship took place in Switzerland from 24 April to 10 May. The games were played in the PostFinance Arena in Bern and Schluefweg in Kloten.

Contents

The PostFinance Arena in Bern was renovated and accommodates an attendance of 17,000. The Eishalle Schluefweg in Kloten was expanded for the 2008–09 season to a capacity of 9,000 people. Switzerland gained the right to host the World Championship for the 10th time.
"Live for the Action" by Swiss hard rock veterans Krokus was named the official anthem of the tournament.

Russia won the championship, winning all its matches and defeating Canada in the final 2–1. [1] Ilya Kovalchuk was named the best forward and the most valuable player of the tournament. [2] Over 17 million people watched the televised final around the world. [3]

Participating teams

Venues

PostFinance Arena
Capacity: 12,000
Arena Zurich-Kloten
Capacity: 7,561
PostFinance-Arena Luftbild 2011.jpg Kolping arena zurich.jpg
Flag of Switzerland.svg   SwitzerlandBern Flag of Switzerland.svg   SwitzerlandZurich

Preliminary round

Sixteen participating teams were placed in the following four groups. After playing a round-robin, the top three teams in each group advanced to the qualifying round. The last team in each group competed in the relegation round.

Groups A and D were played in Kloten, groups B and C in Bern.

    Team advanced to the qualifying round
    Team sent to compete in the relegation round

Group A

TeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGADIFPTS
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 33000224+189
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 3110168−25
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 31011812−44
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 30003416−120

All times are local (UTC+2).

24 April
16:15
Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg1–6
(0–2, 0–0, 1–4)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,232
24 April
20:15
Slovakia  Flag of Slovakia.svg4–3
(1–0, 2–1, 1–2)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 4,773
26 April
16:15
Slovakia  Flag of Slovakia.svg1–2 GWS
(0–0, 0–1, 1–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–2)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,256
26 April
20:15
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg9–0
(4–0, 2–0, 3–0)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,506
28 April
16:15
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg1–3
(0–1, 1–0, 0–2)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 4,710
28 April
20:15
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg7–3
(3–0, 3–1, 1–2)
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 6,300

Group B

TeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGADIFPTS
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 33000164+129
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 311016605
Flag of France.svg  France 3100249−53
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 30012310−71

All times are local (UTC+2).

24 April
16:15
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0–5
(0–3, 0–0, 0–2)
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 10,570
24 April
20:15
Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svg1–0
(1–0, 0–0, 0–0)
Flag of France.svg  France PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 10,570
26 April
16:15
Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svg3–2 OT
(1–1, 1–1, 0–0)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 11,423
26 April
20:15
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg7–2
(5–1, 1–1, 1–0)
Flag of France.svg  France PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 10,505
28 April
16:15
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg4–2
(1–2, 1–0, 2–0)
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 11,479
28 April
20:15
France  Flag of France.svg2–1
(2–1, 0–0, 0–0)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 9,956

Group C

TeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGADIFPTS
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 32010159+67
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 31110159+66
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 3110176+15
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 30003215−130

All times are local (UTC+2).

25 April
16:15
United States  Flag of the United States.svg4–2
(1–1, 2–1, 1–0)
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 7,840
25 April
20:15
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg7–1
(3–0, 0–1, 4–0)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 6,175
27 April
16:15
United States  Flag of the United States.svg6–1
(1–0, 1–1, 4–0)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 3,779
27 April
20:15
Latvia  Flag of Latvia.svg3–2 GWS
(0–1, 2–0, 0–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 3–2)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 4,421
29 April
16:15
Austria  Flag of Austria.svg0–2
(0–1, 0–0, 0–1)
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 5,274
29 April
20:15
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg6–5 OT
(0–1, 2–2, 3–2)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of the United States.svg  United States PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 9,876

Group D

TeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGADIFPTS
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 33000144+109
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 32001136+76
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 30102714−72
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 30012515−101

All times are local (UTC+2).

25 April
16:15
Norway  Flag of Norway.svg0–5
(0–3, 0–1, 0–1)
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,269
25 April
16:15
Czech Republic  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg5–0
(1–0, 3–0, 1–0)
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 4,342
27 April
16:15
Czech Republic  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg5–2
(3–0, 1–2, 1–0)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 3,583
27 April
20:15
Finland  Flag of Finland.svg5–1
(1–1, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 3,929
29 April
16:15
Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg4–5 OT
(2–2, 1–1, 1–1)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 4,496
29 April
20:15
Finland  Flag of Finland.svg4–3
(1–2, 2–1, 1–0)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 6,456

Qualifying round

The top three teams in the standings of each group of the Preliminary Round advanced to the qualifying round, and were placed in two groups: teams from Groups A and D went to Group F, while teams from Groups B and C went to Group E.

Each team played three games in this round, one against each of the three teams from the other group paired with theirs. These three games, along with the two games already played against the other two advancing teams from the same group in the Preliminary Round, counted in the qualifying round standings.

The top four teams in both groups E and F advanced to the playoff round.

    Team advanced to the playoff round
    Team eliminated from advancing

Group E

TeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGADIFPTS
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 541002711+1614
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 521202318+510
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 520211918+18
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 512021514+17
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 51112913−46
Flag of France.svg  France 50005827−190

All times are local (UTC+2).

30 April
16:15
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg6–5 OT
(2–2, 1–1, 2–2)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 7,465
30 April
20:15
Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svg1–2 GWS
(0–1, 0–0, 1–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–2)
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 9,771
1 May
20:15
United States  Flag of the United States.svg6–2
(2–0, 3–2, 1–0)
Flag of France.svg  France PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 4,213
2 May
16:15
France  Flag of France.svg1–7
(0–1, 0–2, 1–4)
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 6,472
2 May
20:15
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg4–1
(3–1, 1–0, 0–0)
Flag of the United States.svg  United States PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 10,230
3 May
16:15
Switzerland   Flag of Switzerland.svg1–4
(0–1, 0–1, 1–2)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 11,327
3 May
20:15
Latvia  Flag of Latvia.svg1–6
(0–1, 1–3, 0–2)
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 7,228
4 May
16:15
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg6–3
(3–0, 2–3, 1–0)
Flag of France.svg  France PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 5,051
4 May
20:15
United States  Flag of the United States.svg3–4 OT
(0–1, 3–1, 0–1)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 10,317

Group F

TeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGADIFPTS
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 540102610+1613
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 52210169+711
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 530022011+99
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 50302813−56
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 50122821−134
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 50023721−142

All times are local (UTC+2).

30 April
16:15
Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg3–2 OT
(0–1, 1–1, 1–0)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 3,374
30 April
20:15
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg5–1
(3–0, 0–0, 2–1)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,967
1 May
20:15
Finland  Flag of Finland.svg2–1 OT
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 4,444
2 May
16:15
Czech Republic  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg8–0
(4–0, 4–0, 0–0)
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,165
2 May
20:15
Finland  Flag of Finland.svg1–2 GWS
(0–1, 1–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 2–3)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,621
3 May
16:15
Norway  Flag of Norway.svg1–5
(1–3, 0–2, 0–0)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 4,023
3 May
20:15
Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg0–3
(0–0, 0–2, 0–1)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 3,495
4 May
16:15
Slovakia  Flag of Slovakia.svg3–2 OT
(2–0, 0–1, 0–1)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 2,901
4 May
20:15
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg3–4 GWS
(1–2, 1–1, 1–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 2–3)
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 5,970

Relegation round

The bottom team in the standings from each group of the Preliminary Round played in the relegation round. Germany, as hosts of the 2010 tournament, were guaranteed to stay in the top division. [4] Denmark, the best ranked team in the group from the other three teams, stayed in the top division for 2010, while Austria and Hungary were relegated to the Division I tournament.

    Team qualified for the 2010 IIHF World Championship
    Team qualified for the 2010 IIHF World Championship as hosts
    Team relegated to Division I

Group G

TeamGPWOTWOTLLGFGADIFPTS
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 33000134+99
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 3200195+46
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 3100235−23
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 30003213−110

All times are local (UTC+2).

1 May
16:15
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg1–3
(1–1, 0–0, 0–2)
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 4,241
1 May
16:15
Austria  Flag of Austria.svg6–0
(1–0, 3–0, 2–0)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 4,042
3 May
12:15
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0–1
(0–0, 0–1, 0–0)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 3,828
3 May
12:15
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg1–5
(1–0, 0–2, 0–3)
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 3,672
4 May
12:15
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg1–2
(1–1, 0–1, 0–0)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 3,497
4 May
12:15
Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg5–2
(1–2, 1–0, 3–0)
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Schluefweg, Kloten
Attendance: 2,798

Playoff round

Bracket

 QuarterfinalsSemifinals
              
 E1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 4 
F4Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 3 
 QF1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 3 
 QF2Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2 
F2Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 2Final
 E3Flag of the United States.svg  United States 3 
  SF1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2
 SF2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1
 F1Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 4 
E4Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia 2 
 QF3Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 3Bronze medal game
 QF4Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1 
E2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 3SF1Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2
 F3Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1 SF2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 4

Quarter-finals

6 May
16:15
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg4–3
(0–0, 3–3, 1–0)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 8,337
6 May
20:15
Finland  Flag of Finland.svg2–3
(0–0, 2–3, 0–0)
Flag of the United States.svg  United States PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 9,334
7 May
16:15
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg4–2
(0–0, 3–1, 1–1)
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 8,042
7 May
20:15
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg3–1
(0–0, 2–0, 1–1)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 10,415

Semi-finals

8 May
16:15
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg3–2
(0–0, 2–2, 1–0)
Flag of the United States.svg  United States PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 11,057
8 May
20:15
Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg3–1
(1–0, 2–0, 0–1)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 11,477

Bronze Medal Game

10 May
16:00
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg4–2
(0–0, 2–1, 2–1)
Flag of the United States.svg  United States PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 11,249

Gold Medal Game

10 May
20:30
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg2–1
(1–1, 1–0, 0–0)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada PostFinance Arena, Bern
Attendance: 11,454

Ranking and statistics

 


 2009 IIHF World Championship Winners 
Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
2nd/25rd [5] title

Tournament Awards

Final standings

The final standings of the tournament according to IIHF:

Gold medal icon.svgFlag of Russia.svg  Russia
Silver medal icon.svgFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Bronze medal icon.svgFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
4Flag of the United States.svg  United States
5Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
6Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
7Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia
8Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
9Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
10Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia
11Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
12Flag of France.svg  France
13Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
14Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
15Flag of Germany.svg  Germany*
16Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary

* Hosts of the 2010 WC, therefore exempt from relegation.

Scoring leaders

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals. If the list exceeds 10 skaters because of a tie in points, all of the tied skaters are left out.

PlayerGPGAPts+/−PIMPOS
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Martin St. Louis 941115+82FW
Flag of Russia.svg Ilya Kovalchuk 95914+84FW
Flag of Sweden.svg Mattias Weinhandl 95712+18FW
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Shea Weber 94812+56D
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Jason Spezza 97411+42FW
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Steven Stamkos 97411+96FW
Flag of Finland.svg Niko Kapanen 77310+12FW
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Dany Heatley 96410+38FW
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petr Čajánek 75510+710FW
Flag of Russia.svg Alexander Radulov 94610+710FW

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: IIHF.com

Leading goaltenders

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

PlayerTOISAGAGAASv%SO
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Chris Mason 240:0011441.0096.491
Flag of Belarus.svg Andrei Mezin 314:0517291.7294.770
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Dwayne Roloson 303:52158112.1793.040
Flag of Russia.svg Ilya Bryzgalov 404:04198142.0892.931
Flag of Latvia.svg Edgars Masaļskis 426:26233182.5392.831

TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

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2017 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship

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The 2008 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship Division I was an international inline hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Division I tournament ran alongside the 2008 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship and took place between 22 and 28 June 2008 in Bratislava, Slovakia. The tournament was won by Canada who upon winning gained promotion to the 2009 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship. While Bulgaria and New Zealand were relegated to the continental qualifications after losing their relegation round games.

The 2009 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship Division I was an international inline hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Division I tournament ran alongside the 2009 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship and took place between 7 and 13 June 2009 in Ingolstadt, Germany at the Saturn Arena and Saturn Rink 2. The tournament was won by Austria who upon winning gained promotion to the 2010 IIHF Inline Hockey World Championship. While South Africa and Chinese Taipei were relegated to the continental qualifications after losing their relegation round games.

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