1995 IIHF European Women Championships

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The 1995 IIHF European Women Championships were held between March 20–31, 1995. Continuing with the format from 1993, the Elite division Pool A, consisted of six teams, while the five teams that competed in 1993 were joined by Russia and Slovakia making their debut appearances, while the Netherlands returned for the first time since 1991.

The Pool A tournament was held in Riga, Latvia, while the expanded Pool B took place in Odense and Esbjerg in Denmark

European Championship Group A[edit]

1995 IIHF European Women's Championship
Pool A
Tournament details
Host country  Latvia
Dates March 20 - March 25
Teams 6
Venue(s) Riga (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Finland (4th title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 152 (10.13 per match)

Teams & format[edit]

Six teams completed in Pool A, with Latvia joining the group after winning the 1993 Pool B tournament. The teams were:

In a change to the 1993 format, the group system was abolished (as were the final games) and it was replaced with a single round robin between the teams, with the highest ranked team winning the Championship.

Final round[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Finland 5 5 0 0 61 2 +59 10
2.  Sweden 5 4 0 1 27 10 +17 8
3.  Switzerland 5 3 0 2 11 20 -9 6
4.  Norway 5 2 0 3 7 20 -13 4
5.  Germany 5 1 0 4 11 35 -24 2
6.  Latvia 5 0 0 5 5 35 -30 0

Results[edit]

March 20, 1995 Sweden  5 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Norway Riga
March 20, 1995 Finland  13 – 2
( 6 - 0 , 3 - 2 , 4 - 0 )
 Germany Riga
March 20, 1995 Switzerland  3 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 1 , 0 - 0 )
 Latvia Riga
March 21, 1995 Finland  12 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 6 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Norway Riga
March 21, 1995 Sweden  7 – 0
( 1 - 0 , 5 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Switzerland Riga
March 21, 1995 Germany  5 – 4
( 3 - 1 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 3 )
 Latvia Riga
March 22, 1995 Finland  10 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 6 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Switzerland Riga
March 22, 1995 Norway  5 – 1
( 2 - 1 , 2 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Germany Riga
March 22, 1995 Sweden  8 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Latvia Riga
March 24, 1995 Sweden  7 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 2 - 1 , 3 - 0 )
 Germany Riga
March 24, 1995 Switzerland  2 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Norway Riga
March 24, 1995 Finland  17 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 8 - 0 , 5 - 0 )
 Latvia Riga
March 25, 1995 Switzerland  6 – 2
( 1 - 0 , 3 - 0 , 2 - 2 )
 Germany Riga
March 25, 1995 Norway  2 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 )
 Latvia Riga
March 25, 1995 Finland  9 – 0
( 4 - 0 , 3 - 0 , 2 - 0 )
 Sweden Riga

Champions[edit]

 1995 IIHF European Women Championship Winners 

Finland
4th title

European Championship Group B[edit]

1995 IIHF European Women's Championship
Pool B
Tournament details
Host country  Denmark
Dates March 27 - March 31
Teams 8
Venue(s) Esbjerg, Gentofte, Odense (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Russia (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 131 (8.19 per match)

Teams & format[edit]

The eight teams that competed in Pool B were:

The teams were split into two groups of four teams as below. At the end of the group stage, the teams would play the team that finished in the same position in the opposite group in a playoff match, i.e. Winner of Group A played Winner of Group B for the Gold Medal.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Denmark 3 3 0 0 23 2 +21 6
2.  Slovakia 3 1 1 1 9 8 +1 3
3.  Netherlands 3 1 1 1 11 12 -1 3
4.  Great Britain 3 0 0 3 4 25 -21 0

Results[edit]

March 27, 1995 Slovakia  4 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 2 - 1 )
 Great Britain Odense
March 27, 1995 Denmark  6 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 3 - 0 )
 Netherlands Odense
March 28, 1995 Slovakia  4 – 4
( 1 - 1 , 2 - 2 , 1 - 1 )
 Netherlands Odense
March 28, 1995 Denmark  14 – 1
( 4 - 0 , 0 - 0 , 10 - 1 )
 Great Britain Odense
March 30, 1995 Netherlands  7 – 2
( 4 - 1 , 0 - 1 , 3 - 0 )
 Great Britain Odense
March 30, 1995 Denmark  3 – 1
( 1 - 0 , 2 - 1 , 0 - 0 )
 Slovakia Odense

Group 2[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Russia 3 3 0 0 37 1 +36 6
2.  Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 15 11 +4 4
3.  France 3 1 0 2 9 23 -14 2
4.  Ukraine 3 0 0 3 2 28 -26 0

Results[edit]

March 27, 1995 Russia  8 – 1
( 3 - 0 , 3 - 0 , 2 - 1 )
 Czech Republic Esbjerg
March 27, 1995 France  7 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 1 , 4 - 0 )
 Ukraine Esbjerg
March 28, 1995 Czech Republic  7 – 1
( 2 - 1 , 4 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Ukraine Esbjerg
March 28, 1995 Russia  15 – 0
( 8 - 0 , 4 - 0 , 3 - 0 )
 France Esbjerg
March 30, 1995 Czech Republic  7 – 2
( 1 - 0 , 4 - 2 , 2 - 0 )
 France Esbjerg
March 30, 1995 Russia  14 – 0
( 6 - 0 , 2 - 0 , 6 - 0 )
 Ukraine Esbjerg

Playoff Round[edit]

Consolation Round 7-8 Place[edit]

March 31, 1995 Great Britain  2 – 0
( 0 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Ukraine Esbjerg

Consolation Round 5-6 Place[edit]

March 31, 1995 France  4 – 3
( 2 - 1 , 0 - 0 , 2 - 2 )
 Netherlands Esbjerg

Match for third place[edit]

March 31, 1995 Czech Republic  7 – 1
( 3 - 0, 3 - 0, 1 - 1 )
 Slovakia Gentofte

Final[edit]

March 31, 1995 Russia  4 – 0
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 1 - 0 )
 Denmark Gentofte

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team Notes
1st  Finland
2nd  Sweden
3rd  Switzerland
4.  Norway
5.  Germany
6.  Latvia Relegated to Pool B for 1996 European Championship
7.  Russia Promoted to Pool A for 1996 European Championship
8.  Denmark
9.  Czech Republic
10.  Slovakia
11.  France
12.  Netherlands
13.  Great Britain
14.  Ukraine

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