1991 IIHF European Women Championships

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1991 IIHF European Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Czechoslovakia
Dates March 15 - March 23
Teams 10
Venue(s) Frydek-Mistek, Havirov (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Finland (2nd title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 25
Goals scored 239 (9.56 per match)

The 1991 IIHF European Women Championships was held March 15 – March 23, 1989 in Czechoslovakia. Finland skated to their 2nd consecutive tournament with a 2-1 victory of Sweden in the final, after trailing 1-0 at the end of the 2nd Period.

Denmark picked up the bronze medal with a victory over Norway in the 3rd place game. The tournament holds the record for the most teams competing in a single IIHF Women's tournament (10) and most games played at the tournament (25).

Teams & Format[edit]

Ten teams entered the championship. All of the teams were entered into the final tournament without any qualification. These were:

The teams were divided into two groups of five teams. Each team played each other once within the group. The teams then played a play-off game against the team with the same position in the opposing group, i.e. the Group Winners played off for Gold and Silver, 2nd place in each group, for Bronze and 4th place etc.

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Finland 4 4 0 0 71 0 +71 8
2.  Norway 4 3 0 1 31 14 +17 6
3.   Switzerland 4 2 0 2 24 20 +4 4
4.  France 4 1 0 3 5 53 -48 2
5.  Netherlands 4 0 0 4 2 46 -44 0

Results[edit]

All times local (GMT+4)

March 15, 1991 Norway  14 – 0
( 5 - 0 , 3 - 0 , 6 - 0 )
 Netherlands Havirov
March 15, 1991 Switzerland   14 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 7 - 0 , 6 - 0 )
 France Havirov
March 17, 1991 Finland  20 – 0
( 9 - 0 , 6 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
 Netherlands Havirov
March 17, 1991 Norway  10 – 1
( 2 - 1 , 4 - 0 , 4 - 0 )
 France Havirov
March 18, 1991 Finland  28 – 0
( 10 - 0 , 11 - 0 , 7 - 0 )
 France Havirov
March 18, 1991 Norway  7 – 2
( 2 - 0 , 3 - 1 , 2 - 1 )
  Switzerland Havirov
March 20, 1991 Finland  12 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 5 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
  Switzerland Havirov
March 20, 1991 France  4 – 1
( 0 - 0 , 2 - 1 , 2 - 0 )
 Netherlands Havirov
March 21, 1991 Finland  11 – 0
( 7 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Norway Havirov
March 21, 1991 Switzerland   8 – 1
( 1 - 0 , 2 - 1 , 5 - 0 )
 Netherlands Havirov

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Sweden 4 4 0 0 53 2 +51 8
2.  Denmark 4 3 0 1 11 14 -3 6
3.  Germany 4 2 0 2 18 14 +4 4
4.  Czechoslovakia 4 0 1 3 3 29 -26 1
5.  Great Britain 4 0 1 3 2 28 -26 1

Results[edit]

All times local (GMT+4)

March 15, 1991 Germany  9 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 5 - 1 , 2 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Frydek-Mistek
March 15, 1991 Denmark  4 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
 Great Britain
March 18, 1991 Sweden  15 – 0
( 8 - 0 , 5 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Frydek-Mistek
March 16, 1991 Germany  6 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Great Britain Frydek-Mistek
March 18, 1991 Sweden  16 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 4 - 0 , 8 - 0 )
 Great Britain Frydek-Mistek
March 18, 1991 Denmark  3 – 2
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 2 , 0 - 0 )
 Germany Frydek-Mistek
March 19, 1991 Sweden  12 – 1
( 4 - 1 , 3 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
 Denmark Frydek-Mistek
March 19, 1991  Czechoslovakia 2 – 2
( 0 - 2 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Great Britain Frydek-Mistek
March 21, 1991 Sweden  10 – 1
( 3 - 1 , 2 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
 Germany Frydek-Mistek
March 21, 1991 Denmark  3 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Frydek-Mistek

Playoff Round[edit]

Consolation Round 9-10 Place[edit]

March 23, 1991 Great Britain  3 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Netherlands Frydek-Mistek

Consolation Round 7-8 Place[edit]

March 23, 1991 France  2 – 1
( 0 - 1 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Czechoslovakia Havirov

Consolation Round 5-6 Place[edit]

March 23, 1991 Switzerland   6 – 2
( 2 - 1 , 3 - 0 , 1 - 1 )
 Germany Frydek-Mistek

Match for third place[edit]

March 23, 1991 Denmark  2 – 1
(0 - 1, 0 - 0, 2 - 0)
 Norway Havirov

Final[edit]

March 23, 1991 Finland  2 – 1
( 0 - 0 , 0 - 1 , 2 - 0 )
 Sweden Frydek-Mistek

Champions[edit]

 1991 IIHF European Women Championship Winners 

Finland
2nd title

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team Notes
Gold medal icon.svg  Finland Qualified for 1992 World Championship
Silver medal icon.svg  Sweden Qualified for 1992 World Championship
Bronze medal icon.svg  Denmark Qualified for 1992 World Championship
4.  Norway Qualified for 1992 World Championship
5.   Switzerland Qualified for 1992 World Championship
6.  Germany
7.  France
8.  Czechoslovakia
9.  Great Britain
10.  Netherlands

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