1996 Women's Pacific Rim Championship

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1996 IIHF Women's Pacific Rim Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Canada
Dates April 1 - April 6
Teams 4
Venue(s) Minoru Arena, Richmond, British Columbia (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (2nd title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 78 (7.8 per match)

The 1996 IIHF Women's Pacific Rim Championship was an international ice hockey tournament held between April 1 and 6, 1996, in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

Canada won their second title in this event completing a 100% record in this competition as it was the last year that it was held. The Canadians won all of their games defeating the United States 4-1 in the final.

Teams and format[edit]

Four teams completed in this tournament. The teams were:

The teams first played a full round robin against each other. After these three games, all teams proceeded to the semi-final (1st vs 4th and 2nd vs 3rd) with the winning teams meeting in the final.

First round[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Canada 3 3 0 0 16 2 +14 6
2.  United States 3 2 0 1 21 5 +16 4
3.  China 3 1 0 2 6 6 0 2
4.  Japan 3 0 0 3 1 31 -30 0

Results[edit]

April 1, 1996
5:00 pm
United States  4–2
 China Richmond
April 1, 1996
9:00 pm
Canada  12–0
 Japan Richmond
April 2, 1996
5:00 pm
Canada  1–0
 China Richmond
April 2, 1996
9:00 pm
Japan  0–15
 United States Richmond
April 3, 1996
5:00 pm
China  4–1
 Japan Richmond
April 3, 1996
9:00 pm
Canada  3–2
 United States Richmond

Play-off round[edit]

Final round[edit]

Semi-Final   Final
1   Canada 18  
4   Japan 0     1   Canada 4
3   United States 5   2   United States 1
2   China 0  

Semi-finals[edit]

April 5, 1996
5:00 pm
Canada  18–0
 Japan Richmond
April 5, 1996
9:00 pm
United States  5–0
 China Richmond

Match for third place[edit]

April 6, 1996
5:30 pm
China  5–1
 Japan Richmond

Final[edit]

April 6, 1996
8:30 pm
Canada  4–1
 United States Richmond

Champions[edit]

 1996 IIHF Women's Pacific Rim Championship 

Canada
2nd title

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team
 Canada
 United States
 China
4.  Japan

See also[edit]

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