2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament

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2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Tournament details
Host countries  Slovakia
 Czech Republic
Dates August 12–16, 2008
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (13th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Sweden
Fourth place  Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 16
Goals scored 127 (7.94 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Sweden Magnus Pääjärvi (9 pts)

The 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament was an under-18 ice hockey tournament held in Břeclav, Czech Republic and Piešťany, Slovakia from August 12–16, 2008. The two venues were Alcaplast Arena in Břeclav and Zimný Štadión in Piešťany. Canada captured their thirteenth gold medal of the tournament, defeating Russia 6–3 in the gold medal game, while Sweden defeated Finland 3–2 to earn the bronze medal.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
 Russia 3 3 0 0 0 16 5 9
 Finland 3 1 1 1 0 12 13 5
 Czech Republic 3 1 1 0 1 8 12 4
 United States 3 0 3 0 0 8 15 0

Group B[edit]

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
 Canada 3 3 0 0 0 18 7 9
 Sweden 3 2 1 0 0 19 11 6
 Slovakia 3 1 2 0 0 9 16 3
  Switzerland 3 0 3 0 0 6 18 0

Final round[edit]

Seventh place game[edit]

August 16, 2008
15:30
 United States 6–5
  Switzerland Alcaplast Arena

Fifth place game[edit]

August 16, 2008
19:00
 Czech Republic 4–3
 Slovakia Alcaplast Arena

Bronze medal game[edit]

August 16, 2008
15:00
 Finland 2–3
 Sweden Zimny Stadion

Gold medal game[edit]

August 16, 2008
18:30
 Russia 3–6
 Canada Zimny Stadion

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team
Gold medal icon.svg  Canada
Silver medal icon.svg  Russia
Bronze medal icon.svg  Sweden
4.  Finland
5.  Czech Republic
6.  Slovakia
7.  United States
8.   Switzerland

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
2007 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
2008
Succeeded by
2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament