2009 IIHF World Championship Division I

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2009 IIHF World Championship
Division I
2009 IIHF World Championship Division I Logo.png
Tournament details
Host countries  Lithuania
 Poland
Dates April 11 - April 17
Teams 12 (two groups of 6)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 30
Goals scored 194 (6.47 per match)
Attendance 65,209 (2,174 per match)

The 2009 IIHF Division I World Championship was an ice hockey tournament under the authority of the International Ice Hockey Federation. It was contested from April 11–17, 2009. The tournament was played amongst two separate groups. Group A's tournament was held in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Group B games was hosted by Toruń, Poland.[1]

Participants[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A was contested in Lithuania Vilnius.

Team Qualification
 Slovenia Relegated from Elite Pool in 2008.
 Kazakhstan Placed second in Group A at the 2008 Division I tournament.
 Japan Placed third in Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
 Lithuania Host, Placed fourth in Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
 Croatia Placed in fifth Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
 Australia Placed first in Division II tournament pool, Promoted to Division I.

Group B[edit]

Group B was contested in Poland Toruń.

Team Qualification
 Italy Relegated from Elite Pool at the 2008 tournament.
 Ukraine Placed second in Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
 Poland Host, placed third in Group A at the 2008 Division I tournament.
 Great Britain Placed fourth in Group A at the 2008 Division I
 Netherlands Placed fifth in Group A at the 2008 Division I tournament.
 Romania Placed first in Division II tournament pool, Promoted to Division I.

Group A Tournament[edit]

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

April 11, 2009
13:00
Croatia  1–7
 Japan Siemens Arena
April 11, 2009
16:30
Australia  0–6
 Slovenia Siemens Arena
April 11, 2009
20:00
Lithuania  1–5
 Kazakhstan Siemens Arena
April 12, 2009
13:00
Japan  7–1
 Australia Siemens Arena
April 12, 2009
16:30
Kazakhstan  6–1
 Croatia Siemens Arena
April 12, 2009
20:00
Slovenia  8–2
 Lithuania Siemens Arena
April 14, 2009
13:00
Kazakhstan  3–1
 Japan Siemens Arena
April 14, 2009
16:30
Slovenia  4–2
 Croatia Siemens Arena
April 14, 2009
20:00
Australia  3–9
 Lithuania Siemens Arena
April 15, 2009
13:00
Japan  1–2
 Slovenia Siemens Arena
April 15, 2009
16:30
Kazakhstan  13–2
 Australia Siemens Arena
April 15, 2009
20:00
Lithuania  7–2
 Croatia Siemens Arena
April 17, 2009
13:00
Croatia  5–1
 Australia Siemens Arena
April 17, 2009
16:30
Slovenia  1–2
 Kazakhstan Siemens Arena
April 17, 2009
20:00
Japan  5–1
 Lithuania Siemens Arena

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Elite Pool for 2010
Relegated to Division II for 2010
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Kazakhstan 5 5 0 0 0 29 6 +23 15
2  Slovenia 5 4 0 0 1 21 7 +14 12
3  Japan 5 3 0 0 2 21 8 +13 9
4  Lithuania 5 2 0 0 3 20 23 -3 6
5  Croatia 5 1 0 0 4 11 25 -14 3
6  Australia 5 0 0 0 5 7 40 -33 0

Group B Tournament[edit]

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

April 11, 2009
13:00
Great Britain  2–4
 Ukraine Arena Toruń
April 11, 2009
16:30
Romania  0–11
 Italy Arena Toruń
April 11, 2009
20:00
Netherlands  1–3
 Poland Arena Toruń
April 13, 2009
13:00
Italy  5–2
 Great Britain Arena Toruń
April 13, 2009
16:30
Ukraine  5–1
 Netherlands Arena Toruń
April 13, 2009
20:00
Poland  7–0
 Romania Arena Toruń
April 14, 2009
13:00
Italy  4–0
 Netherlands Arena Toruń
April 14, 2009
16:30
Romania  0–8
 Great Britain Arena Toruń
April 14, 2009
20:00
Ukraine  2–1 SO
 Poland Arena Toruń
April 16, 2009
13:00
Great Britain  3–2
 Netherlands Arena Toruń
April 16, 2009
16:30
Ukraine  7–0
 Romania Arena Toruń
April 16, 2009
20:00
Poland  2–4
 Italy Arena Toruń
April 17, 2009
13:00
Netherlands  5–1
 Romania Arena Toruń
April 17, 2009
16:30
Italy  2–0
 Ukraine Arena Toruń
April 17, 2009
20:00
Poland  1–2 OT
 Great Britain Arena Toruń

Note: OT indicates that the game was won in overtime. SO indicates that the game was won through a shootout.

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Elite Pool for 2010
Relegated to Division II for 2010
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Italy 5 5 0 0 0 26 4 +22 15
2  Ukraine 5 3 1 0 1 18 6 +12 11
3  Great Britain 5 2 1 0 2 17 12 +5 8
4  Poland 5 2 0 2 1 14 9 +5 8
5  Netherlands 5 1 0 0 4 9 16 -7 3
6  Romania 5 0 0 0 5 1 38 -37 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hokejowe MŚ: Co, gdzie, kiedy i za ile?" (in Polish). Gazeta.pl. 2009-04-06. Archived from the original on 2009-06-24. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 

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