2007 IIHF Women's World Championship

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The 2007 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships were held between April 3, 2007 and April 10, 2007 in Winnipeg and Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada. There were no championships in 2006 due to the Torino Olympic tournament. Games were played at the MTS Centre and Selkirk Recreation Complex.

It was the 10th event, and was run by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

In June 2006, the IIHF expanded Pool A from 8 to 9 teams, restoring Russia, which had been demoted to Division I after the 2005 event. The decision was made due to the success of the 9-team pool in the 2004 Championships.[1] Because of this change, all teams demoted after the 2005 event were restored to their 2005 divisions for 2007. Three new countries entered the tournament for the first time in 2007.

Top Division[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 United States 2 2 0 0 0 18 1 6
 China 2 1 0 0 1 8 9 3
 Kazakhstan 2 0 0 0 2 0 16 0

All times local (GMT-6)

April 3, 2007
19:30
Kazakhstan  0–9
 United States Selkirk Recreation Complex
April 4, 2007
19:30
China  7–0
 Kazakhstan Selkirk Recreation Complex
April 5, 2007
19:30
United States  9–1
 China Selkirk Recreation Complex

Group B[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Canada 2 2 0 0 0 17 0 6
 Switzerland 2 1 0 0 1 1 9 3
 Germany 2 0 0 0 2 0 9 0

All times local (GMT-6)

April 3, 2007
19:30
Switzerland  0–9
 Canada MTS Centre
April 4, 2007
19:30
Germany  0–1
 Switzerland MTS Centre
April 5, 2007
19:30
Canada  8–0
 Germany MTS Centre

Group C[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Finland 2 1 1 0 0 5 0 5
 Sweden 2 1 0 1 0 3 3 4
 Russia 2 0 0 0 2 2 7 0

All times local (GMT-6)

April 3, 2007
16:00
Russia  2–3
 Sweden MTS Centre
April 4, 2007
16:00
Finland  4–0
 Russia MTS Centre
April 5, 2007
16:00
Sweden  0–1
(OT)

 Finland MTS Centre

Qualifying Round[edit]

Group D (1-3 Place)[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Canada 2 1 1 0 0 10 4 5
 United States 2 1 0 1 0 8 5 4
 Finland 2 0 0 0 2 0 9 0

All times local (GMT-6)

April 7, 2007
15:30
United States  4–5
OT

 Canada MTS Centre
April 8, 2007
19:30
Finland  0–4
 United States MTS Centre
April 9, 2007
19:30
Canada  5–0
 Finland MTS Centre

Group E (4-6 Place)[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Sweden 2 2 0 0 0 16 2 6
 Switzerland 2 1 0 0 1 5 5 3
 China 2 0 0 0 2 3 17 0

All times local (GMT-6)

April 7, 2007
19:30
China  1–5
 Switzerland MTS Centre
April 8, 2007
15:30
Sweden  12–2
 China MTS Centre
April 9, 2007
16:00
Switzerland  0–4
 Sweden MTS Centre

Consolation Round[edit]

Group F (7-9 Place)[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Russia 2 2 0 0 0 11 1 6
 Germany 2 1 0 0 1 4 4 3
 Kazakhstan 2 0 0 0 2 0 10 0

All times local (GMT-6)

April 7, 2007
12:00
Kazakhstan  0–3
 Germany MTS Centre
April 8, 2007
12:00
Russia  7–0
 Kazakhstan MTS Centre
April 9, 2007
12:00
Germany  1–4
 Russia MTS Centre

 Kazakhstan will be demoted to Division I for the 2008 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships.

Final Round[edit]

Match for third place[edit]

All times local (GMT-6)

April 10, 2007
15:30
Finland  0–1
 Sweden MTS Centre

Final[edit]

All times local (GMT-6)

April 10, 2007
19:30
Canada  5–1
 United States MTS Centre

Division I[edit]

The following teams took part in the Division I tournament, held from April 2, 2007 through April 8, 2007 in Nikkō, Japan:

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Japan 5 5 0 0 0 25 5 15
 Latvia 5 3 0 1 1 13 9 10
 France 5 1 1 2 1 10 17 7
 Norway 5 2 0 0 3 8 9 6
 Czech Republic 5 1 1 0 3 12 16 5
 Denmark 5 0 1 0 4 5 17 2

 Japan is promoted to the main tournament and  Denmark is demoted to Division II in the 2008 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships

02 April 2007 Norway  1-2
 France
02 April 2007 Denmark  1-3
 Czech Republic
02 April 2007 Latvia  2-5
 Japan
03 April 2007 Czech Republic  1-3
 Norway
03 April 2007 France  3-2 (OT)
 Latvia
03 April 2007 Japan  4-1
 Denmark
05 April 2007 Latvia  5-0
 Denmark
05 April 2007 Czech Republic  5-4 (OT)
 France
05 April 2007 Japan  3-0
 Norway
07 April 2007 Czech Republic  1-2
 Latvia
07 April 2007 Denmark  1-4
 Norway
07 April 2007 France  0-7
 Japan
08 April 2007 Norway  0-2
 Latvia
08 April 2007 France  1-2 (OT)
 Denmark
08 April 2007 Japan  6-2
 Czech Republic

Division II[edit]

The following teams took part in the Division II tournament, held from March 17, 2007 through March 23, 2007 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Slovakia 5 5 0 0 0 25 3 15
 Italy 5 2 2 0 1 14 15 10
 North Korea 5 3 0 1 1 22 7 10
 Austria 5 2 0 0 3 17 11 6
 Netherlands 5 0 1 1 3 6 23 3
 Slovenia 5 0 0 1 4 5 30 1

 Slovakia is promoted to Division I and  Slovenia is demoted to Division III in the 2008 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships

17 March 2007 North Korea  2-3 (OT)
 Italy
17 March 2007 Netherlands  0-6
 Austria
17 March 2007 Slovakia  8-0
 Slovenia
18 March 2007 Italy  2-1
 Austria
18 March 2007 Slovenia  2-3 (OT)
 Netherlands
18 March 2007 Slovakia  4-1
 North Korea
20 March 2007 Slovakia  4-0
 Netherlands
20 March 2007 Italy  5-3
 Slovenia
20 March 2007 North Korea  6-0
 Austria
21 March 2007 Netherlands  3-4 (OT)
 Italy
21 March 2007 Austria  2-3
 Slovakia
21 March 2007 Slovenia  0-6
 North Korea
23 March 2007 Austria  8-0
 Slovenia
23 March 2007 Italy  0-6
 Slovakia
23 March 2007 North Korea  7-0
 Netherlands

Division III[edit]

The following teams took part in the Division III tournament, held from March 5, 2007 through March 10, 2007 in Sheffield, England:

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Australia 5 4 1 0 0 41 9 14
 Great Britain 5 4 0 1 0 57 8 13
 Belgium 5 3 0 0 2 22 18 9
 Hungary 5 2 0 0 3 22 19 6
 South Korea 5 1 0 0 4 12 27 3
 South Africa 5 0 0 0 5 4 77 0

 Australia is promoted to Division II and  South Africa is demoted to Division IV in the 2008 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships

05 March 2007 Belgium  4-2
 South Korea
05 March 2007 South Africa  1-18
 Australia
05 March 2007 Hungary  1-8
 Great Britain
06 March 2007 South Korea  8-1
 South Africa
06 March 2007 Belgium  5-0
 Hungary
06 March 2007 Great Britain  5-6 (OT)
 Australia
07 March 2007 Belgium  10-1
 South Africa
07 March 2007 Hungary  1-3
 Australia
07 March 2007 Great Britain  10-0
 South Korea
09 March 2007 Australia  8-2
 Belgium
09 March 2007 South Korea  2-6
 Hungary
09 March 2007 South Africa  0-27
 Great Britain
10 March 2007 Australia  6-0
 South Korea
10 March 2007 Hungary  14-1
 South Africa
10 March 2007 Great Britain  7-1
 Belgium

Division IV[edit]

The following teams took part in the Division IV tournament, held from March 26, 2007 through April 1, 2007 in Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania:

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA PTS
 Croatia 5 5 0 0 0 41 6 15
 Romania 5 4 0 0 1 44 12 12
 New Zealand 5 3 0 0 2 45 9 9
 Estonia 5 1 1 0 3 21 20 5
 Iceland 5 1 0 1 3 17 23 4
 Turkey 5 0 0 0 5 3 91 0

 Croatia is promoted to Division III in the 2008 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships

26 March 2007 Iceland  0-10
 New Zealand
26 March 2007 Estonia  0-12
 Croatia
26 March 2007 Romania  27-0
 Turkey
27 March 2007 New Zealand  3-4
 Croatia
27 March 2007 Turkey  1-14
 Estonia
27 March 2007 Romania  5-2
 Iceland
29 March 2007 New Zealand  19-0
 Turkey
29 March 2007 Iceland  0-3
 Croatia
29 March 2007 Romania  5-3
 Estonia
30 March 2007 Turkey  1-12
 Iceland
30 March 2007 Croatia  3-2
 Romania
30 March 2007 Estonia  0-9
 New Zealand
01 April 2007 Croatia  19-1
 Turkey
01 April 2007 Iceland  3-4 (OT)
 Estonia
01 April 2007 New Zealand  4-5
 Romania

Awards and honors[edit]

Directorate Awards[edit]

All-Star team[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ice Times magazine with changes for 2007 tournament
  2. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, pp.545, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6
  3. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, pp.545-546, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6

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