2008 IIHF World Championship Division II

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2008 IIHF World Championship
Division II
Tournament details
Host countries  Romania
 Australia
Dates April 7 - April 13
Teams 12 (two groups of 6)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2008 IIHF World Championship Division II was an international Ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The tournament was contested from April 7–13, 2008. Participants in this tournament were separated into two separate tournament groups. The Group A tournament was contested in Miercurea Ciuc, Romania. Group B's games were played in Newcastle, Australia.

Groupings[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A was contested in Romania Miercurea Ciuc:

Team 2007 Result
 Belgium Placed 2nd in Division II-Group A in 2007.
 Bulgaria Placed 5th in Division II-Group A in 2007.
 Ireland Placed 2nd in Division III in 2007.
 Israel Placed 3rd in Division II-Group B in 2007.
 Romania Host, Placed 6th in Division I-Group B and were relegated in 2007.
 Serbia Placed 4th in Division II-Group A in 2007.

Group B[edit]

Group B was contested in Australia Newcastle:

Team 2007 Result
 Australia Host, Placed 2nd in Division II-Group B in 2007.
 China Placed 6th in Division I-Group A and were relegated in 2007.
 Spain Placed 3rd in Division II- Group A in 2007.
 Iceland Placed 4th in Division II-Group B in 2007.
 Mexico Placed 5th in Division II-Group B in 2007.
 New Zealand Placed 1st in Division III and were promoted in 2007.

Group A Tournament[edit]

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

April 7, 2008
13:30
Ireland  1–13
 Serbia Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 7, 2008
17:00
Belgium  8–1
 Bulgaria Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 7, 2008
20:30
Israel  0–13
 Romania Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 8, 2008
13:30
Bulgaria  7–4
 Ireland Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 8, 2008
17:00
Romania  10–0
 Serbia Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 8, 2008
20:30
Belgium  6–3
 Israel Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 10, 2008
13:30
Belgium  9–1
 Ireland Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 10, 2008
17:30
Israel  1–4
 Serbia Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 10, 2008
20:30
Romania  16–0
 Bulgaria Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 11, 2008
13:30
Serbia  4–5 (OT)
 Belgium Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 11, 2008
17:00
Bulgaria  4–5 (OT)
 Israel Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 11, 2008
20:30
Ireland  1–21
 Romania Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 13, 2008
13:30
Serbia  11–2
 Bulgaria Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 13, 2008
17:00
Israel  7–1
 Ireland Vakar Lajos Icerink
April 13, 2008
20:30
Romania  5–1
 Belgium Vakar Lajos Icerink

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Division I for 2009
Relegated to Division III for 2009
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Romania 5 5 0 0 0 65 2 63 15
2  Belgium 5 3 1 0 1 29 14 15 11
3  Serbia 5 3 0 1 1 32 19 13 10
4  Israel 5 1 1 0 3 16 28 -12 5
5  Bulgaria 5 1 0 1 3 14 44 -30 4
6  Ireland 5 0 0 0 5 8 57 -49 0

Group B Tournament[edit]

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

April 7, 2008
13:00
Spain  4–5 (OT)
 China Newcastle HISS Arena
April 7, 2008
16:30
New Zealand  3–6
 Iceland Newcastle HISS Arena
April 7, 2008
20:00
Australia  7–1
 Mexico Newcastle HISS Arena
April 9, 2008
13:00
China  5–4 (OT)
 Iceland Newcastle HISS Arena
April 9, 2008
16:30
Mexico  2–0
 New Zealand Newcastle HISS Arena
April 9, 2008
20:00
Australia  5–3
 Spain Newcastle HISS Arena
April 10, 2008
13:00
China  5–3
 Mexico Newcastle HISS Arena
April 10, 2008
16:30
Spain  4–3
 Iceland Newcastle HISS Arena
April 10, 2008
20:00
Australia  4–2
 New Zealand Newcastle HISS Arena
April 12, 2008
13:00
Mexico  2–4
 Spain Newcastle HISS Arena
April 12, 2008
16:30
New Zealand  2–6
 China Newcastle HISS Arena
April 12, 2008
20:00
Iceland  0–3
 Australia Newcastle HISS Arena
April 13, 2008
13:00
Iceland  4–6
 Mexico Newcastle HISS Arena
April 13, 2008
16:30
Spain  5–4
 New Zealand Newcastle HISS Arena
April 13, 2008
20:00
China  0–1
 Australia Newcastle HISS Arena

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Division I for 2009
Relegated to Division III for 2009
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Australia 5 5 0 0 0 20 6 14 15
2  China 5 2 2 0 1 21 14 7 10
3  Spain 5 3 0 1 1 20 19 1 10
4  Mexico 5 2 0 0 3 14 20 -6 6
5  Iceland 5 1 0 1 3 17 21 -4 4
6  New Zealand 5 0 0 0 5 11 23 -12 0

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