Ice hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics – Women's tournament

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Women's ice hockey
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Venues E Center
Peaks Ice Arena
Dates 11–21 February 2002
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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Ice hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics
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Tournament
men  women
Qualification
men  women
Rosters
men  women

The women's tournament in ice hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics was held in Provo, Utah, United States, from 11 to 21 February. Eight teams competed, seeded into two groups. Canada won the final by a score of 3–2 over the United States, who were awarded silver. The bronze medal game was won by Sweden with a 2–1 victory over Finland.

The tournament consisted of 20 games: 12 in the preliminary round (teams play the other teams in their own group); 4 final classification games; 2 semifinal games; 1 bronze medal game; and 1 final.

Qualifying[edit]

The qualification process, and seedings for the Olympic tournament, came from the final standings of the 2000 IIHF Women's World Championship. The top six nations were given direct entry to the Olympics, the final two spots were contested in a qualification tournament.[1] The nations ranked seven through ten played a round robin in Engelberg Switzerland February 8–11, 2001.

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Kazakhstan Germany Switzerland Japan
 Kazakhstan 3 2 1 0 9 10 4 2 - 1 2 - 7 5 - 2
 Germany 3 1 1 1 7 6 3 1 - 2 3 - 1 3 - 3
 Switzerland 3 1 1 1 10 7 3 7 - 2 1 - 3 2 - 2
 Japan 3 0 1 2 7 10 2 2 - 5 3 - 3 2 - 2

Rosters[edit]

First Round[edit]

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Top two teams (shaded) advanced to semifinals.

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts
 Canada 3 3 0 0 25 0 +25 6
 Sweden 3 2 1 0 10 13 −3 4
 Russia 3 1 2 0 6 11 −5 2
 Kazakhstan 3 0 3 0 1 18 −17 0

All times are local (UTC-7).

11 February 2002
11:00
Canada  7 – 0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
 Kazakhstan E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,321
11 February 2002
14:00
Sweden  3 – 2
(2–0, 1–2, 0–0)
 Russia Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,241
13 February 2002
11:00
Russia  0 – 7
(0–2, 0–2, 0–3)
 Canada E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,213
13 February 2002
14:00
Sweden  7 – 0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
 Kazakhstan Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,349
15 February 2002
14:00
Kazakhstan  1 – 4
(1–1, 0–2, 0–1)
 Russia Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,618
16 February 2002
19:00
Canada  11 – 0
(1–0, 4–0, 6–0)
 Sweden Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 6,306

Group B[edit]

Top two teams (shaded) advanced to semifinals.

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts
 United States 3 3 0 0 28 1 +27 6
 Finland 3 2 1 0 7 6 +1 4
 Germany 3 0 2 1 6 18 −12 1
 China 3 0 2 1 6 21 −15 1

All times are local (UTC-7).

12 February 2002
11:00
United States  10 – 0
(2–0, 4–0, 4–0)
 Germany E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,504
12 February 2002
14:00
Finland  4 – 0
(0–0, 2–0, 2–0)
 China Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 4,977
14 February 2002
11:00
Finland  3 – 1
(1–0, 2–0, 0–1)
 Germany Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 4,769
14 February 2002
16:00
China  1 – 12
(0–3, 1–5, 0–4)
 United States Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 6,325
16 February 2002
11:00
United States  5 – 0
(3–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 Finland E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,507
16 February 2002
14:00
Germany  5 – 5
(1–1, 1–4, 3–0)
 China Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,418

Classification round[edit]

  5th place semifinals     5th place game
                 
  A3   Russia 4  
  B4   China 1    
      A3   Russia 5
      B3   Germany 0
  B3   Germany 4    
  A4   Kazakhstan 0   7th place game
 
B4   China 2
  A4   Kazakhstan 1

Fifth place semifinals[edit]

All times are local (UTC-7).

17 February 2002
14:00
Russia  4 – 1
(0–1, 3–0, 1–0)
 China Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,719
17 February 2002
21:00
Germany  4 – 0
(1–0, 3–0, 0–0)
 Kazakhstan E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,773

Seventh place game[edit]

All times are local (UTC-7).

19 February 2002
14:00
China  2 – 1 OT
(1–0, 0–0, 0–1, 1–0)
 Kazakhstan Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,490

Fifth place game[edit]

All times are local (UTC-7).

19 February 2002
19:00
Russia  5 – 0
(2–0, 1–0, 2–0)
 Germany Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,781

Final round[edit]

  Semifinals     Gold medal game
                 
  B1   United States 4  
  A2   Sweden 0    
      B1   United States 2
      A1   Canada 3
  A1   Canada 7    
  B2   Finland 3   Bronze medal game
 
B2   Finland 1
  A2   Sweden 2

Semifinals[edit]

All times are local (UTC-7).

19 February 2002
11:05
Canada  7 – 3
(2–1, 0–2, 5–0)
 Finland E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,289
19 February 2002
16:30
United States  4 – 0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 Sweden E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,738

Bronze medal game[edit]

All times are local (UTC-7).

21 February 2002
12:10
Finland  1 – 2
(0–2, 1–0, 0–0)
 Sweden 3 Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 6,298

Gold medal game[edit]

All times are local (UTC-7).

21 February 2002
17:10
2 United States  2 – 3
(0-1, 1-2, 1-0)
 Canada 1 E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,599

Final rankings[edit]

Team
1  Canada
2  United States
3  Sweden
4th  Finland
5th  Russia
6th  Germany
7th  China
8th  Kazakhstan

References[edit]

External links[edit]