2011 IIHF World Championship Division III

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2011 IIHF World Championship
Division III
2011 IIHF World Championship Division III Logo.png
Tournament details
Host country  South Africa
Dates April 11 – April 17
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)

The 2011 IIHF World Championship Division III is an international Ice Hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The tournament will be contested from April 11–17, 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa.[1] Prior to the start of the tournament, the Mongolian national team announced they would withdraw, citing financial reasons. All games against them are to be counted as a forfeit, with a score of 5–0 for the opposing team.[2]

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 Greece Placed 2nd in Division III A last year.[3]
 Israel Placed 6th in Division II-Group B and were relegated in 2010.[4]
 Luxembourg Placed 3rd in Division III A last year.[3]
 Mongolia Placed 3rd in Division III B last year.[5] (withdrew from tournament)
 South Africa Host, Placed 2nd in Division III B last year.[5]
 Turkey Placed 6th in Division II-Group A and were relegated in 2010.[6]

Tournament[edit]

Standings[edit]

Promoted to Division II for 2012
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GDF PTS
1  Israel 5 4 1 0 0 57 9 +48 14
2  South Africa 5 4 0 1 0 43 9 +34 13
3  Turkey 5 3 0 0 2 28 25 +3 9
4  Luxembourg 5 2 0 0 3 33 22 +11 6
5  Greece 5 1 0 0 4 7 79 −72 3
6  Mongolia 5 0 0 0 5 0 25 −25 0

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

April 11
13:00
Turkey  5–0
(forfeit)

 Mongolia Grandwest Ice Arena
April 11
16:15
Greece  0–20
(0–5, 0–7, 0–8)
 Luxembourg Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 140
April 11
21:45
South Africa  5 – 6 OT
(2–1, 2–2, 1–2)
( OT: 0–1 )
 Israel Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 851
April 12
13:00
Mongolia  0–5
(forfeit)

 Greece Grandwest Ice Arena
April 12
16:15
Israel  11–1
(4–0, 4–0, 3–1)
 Luxembourg Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 56
April 12
21:45
Turkey  1–11
(0–5, 1–3, 0–3)
 South Africa Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 738
April 14
13:00
Israel  5–0
(forfeit)

 Mongolia Grandwest Ice Arena
April 14
16:00
Turkey  16–0
(6–0, 4–0, 6–0)
 Greece Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 113
April 14
21:45
South Africa  5–2
(1–1, 1–0, 3–1)
 Luxembourg Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 1,014
April 15
13:00
Mongolia  0–5
(forfeit)

 South Africa Grandwest Ice Arena
April 15
16:15
Luxembourg  5–6
(1–1, 1–2, 3–3)
 Turkey Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 87
April 15
19:45
Greece  2–26
(0–6, 0–8, 2–12)
 Israel Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 1,014
April 17
13:00
Luxembourg  5–0
(forfeit)

 Mongolia Grandwest Ice Arena
April 17
16:15
Israel  9–1
(3–1, 5–0, 1–0)
 Turkey Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 1,014
April 17
21:45
South Africa  17–0
(4–0, 6–0, 7–0)
 Greece Grandwest Ice Arena
Attendance: 1,014

Officials[edit]

The IIHF selected 4 referees and 7 linesmen to work the 2011 IIHF World Championship Div III. They were the following:

Statistics[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

List shows the top 10 skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM
Israel Eliezer Sherbatov 4 14 12 26 +22 0
Israel Sergei Frenkel 4 11 11 22 +21 4
Israel Daniel Mazour 4 11 7 18 +18 10
Luxembourg Robert Beran 4 4 8 12 +8 31
Luxembourg Thierry Beran 4 4 7 11 +4 0
Israel Daniel Spivak 4 4 6 10 +5 4
South Africa Cameron Birrell 4 0 10 10 +16 0
South Africa Deen Magmoed 4 6 3 9 +9 4
Turkey Savaş Aktürk 4 4 5 9 +5 10
South Africa Marc Giot 4 1 8 9 +8 6

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
South Africa David Berger 120:00 68 3 1.50 95.59 0
Israel Avihu Sorotzki 201:14 81 6 1.79 92.59 0
South Africa Ashley Bock 123:51 41 6 2.91 85.37 1
Turkey Levent Ozbaydugan 191:05 114 17 5.34 85.09 1
Luxembourg Philippe Lepage 221:57 124 21 5.68 83.06 1

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts

Source: IIHF.com

Tournament Awards[edit]

Best players selected by the directorate
Best players

Best player of each team seleceted by the coaches.

  •  Kyriakos Adamidis (GRE)
  •  Tal Avneri (ISR)
  •  Georges Scheier (LUX)
  •  Ian Ashworth (RSA)
  •  Emrah Ozmen (TUR)

References[edit]

External links[edit]