2006 IIHF World Championship Division III

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2006 IIHF World Championship
Division III
Tournament details
Host country  Iceland
Dates April 24 - April 29
Teams 5
Venue(s) Reykjavík
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Iceland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Scoring leader(s) Turkey Sam Cengiz Ciplak (14 pts)

The 2006 IIHF World Championship Division III was an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The tournament was contested from April 24–29, 2006 in Reykjavík, Iceland. Iceland won the championship and gained promotion, along with Turkey, into the 2007 Division II tournament.

Participants[edit]

Team 2005 Result
 Iceland Host, placed 6th in Division II-Group B and were relegated in 2005.[1]
 Turkey Placed 6th in Division II-Group A and were relegated in 2005.[2]
 Luxembourg Placed 3rd in Division III in 2005.[3]
 Ireland Placed 4th in Division III in 2005.[3]
 Armenia Placed 5th in Division III in 2005.[3]

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

April 24, 2006
16:00
 Armenia 3 - 8
(0-2, 2-4, 1-2)
 Turkey Reykjavík
Attendance: 205
April 24, 2006
20:00
 Luxembourg 2 - 5
(0-0, 2-2, 0-3)
 Iceland Reykjavík
Attendance: 550
April 25, 2006
20:00
 Ireland 0 - 6
(0-3, 0-3, 0-0)
 Armenia Reykjavík
Attendance: 239
April 26, 2006
16:30
 Turkey 8 - 2
(1-0, 3-1, 4-1)
 Luxembourg Reykjavík
Attendance: 189
April 26, 2006
20:00
 Iceland 8 - 0
(0-0, 3-0, 5-0)
 Ireland Reykjavík
Attendance: 820
April 27, 2006
20:00
 Armenia 4 - 5
(2-0, 0-2, 2-3)
 Iceland Reykjavík
Attendance: 674
April 28, 2006
16:30
 Luxembourg 6 - 10
(4-1, 1-8, 1-1)
 Armenia Reykjavík
Attendance: 297
April 28, 2006
20:00
 Turkey 2 - 2
(1-0, 0-1, 1-1)
 Ireland Reykjavík
Attendance: 356
April 29, 2006
16:30
 Ireland 3 - 1
(2-0, 0-1, 1-0)
 Luxembourg Reykjavík
Attendance: 179
April 29, 2006
20:00
 Iceland 9 - 0
(1-0, 6-0, 2-0)
 Turkey Reykjavík
Attendance: 978

Ranking and statistics[edit]

Promoted to Division II for 2007[4]
Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
 Iceland 4 4 0 0 27 6 21 8
 Turkey 4 2 1 1 18 16 2 5
 Armenia 4 2 0 2 23 19 4 4
 Ireland 4 1 1 2 5 17 -12 3
 Luxembourg 4 0 0 4 11 26 -15 0

GP = Games played; W = Wins; T = Ties;L = Losses; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GDF = Goal difference; PTS = Points

Scoring leaders[edit]

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.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Turkey Sam Cengiz Ciplak 4 11 3 14 +5 47 F
Armenia Gevork Kandakharyan 4 7 7 14 +3 0 F
Iceland Emil Allengard 4 2 11 13 +6 35 F
Armenia Manuk Balyan 4 7 2 9 +1 2 F
Turkey Erdogan Coskun 4 3 6 9 +3 2 F
Luxembourg Robert Beran 4 5 3 8 0 6 F
Iceland Runar Freyr Runarsson 4 4 4 8 +5 0 F
Iceland Gauti Thormodsson 4 3 5 8 +6 4 F

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes; POS = Position

Source: IIHF.com

Leading goaltenders[edit]

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

Player TOI SA GA GAA Sv% SO
Iceland Birgir Orn Sveinsson 220:00 69 6 1.64 91.30 2
Republic of Ireland Kevin Kelly 229:54 138 15 3.91 89.13 0
Armenia Lavik Ghazaryan 240:00 142 19 4.75 86.62 1
Luxembourg Michel Welter 209:00 150 21 6.03 86.00 0
Turkey Cagil Uyar 186:24 63 9 2.90 85.71 0

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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