1992 IIHF Women's World Championship

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1992 IIHF World Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Finland
Dates April 20–26, 1992
Teams 8
Arena(s)  (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (2nd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  United States
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Finland
Fourth place  Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 163 (8.15 per match)
Attendance 18,540 (927 per match)
Scoring leader(s) United States Cammi Granato (8+2=10pts)
1990
1994

The 1992 IIHF World Women's Championships was held April 20 – April 26, 1992, in Tampere in Finland. The Team Canada won their 2nd gold medal at the World Championships, in a repeat of the 1990 Final defeating the United States.

Qualification[edit]

The tournament was held between eight teams. Canada and the United States received automatic qualification to the tournament. In addition, the top five teams from the 1991 European Championship would be joined by China.

  •  Canada – Automatically Qualified
  •  China
  •  Denmark – 3rd Place – 1991 European Championship
  •  FinlandWinner – 1991 European Championship
  •  Norway – 4th Place – 1991 European Championship
  •   Switzerland – 5th Place – 1991 European Championship
  •  Sweden – 2nd Place – 1991 European Championship
  •  United States – Automatically Qualified

Final tournament[edit]

The eight participating teams were divided up into two seeded groups as below. The teams played each other once in a single round robin format. The top two teams from the group proceeded to the Final Round, while the remaining teams played in the Consolation Round.

First round[edit]

     Teams proceed to Final round
     Teams sent to Consolation round

Group A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Canada 3 3 0 0 24 1 +23 6
2.  Sweden 3 2 0 1 11 9 +3 4
3.  China 3 1 0 2 7 16 −9 2
4.  Denmark 3 0 0 3 3 20 −17 0

Results[edit]

All times local (UTC+4)

April 20, 1992Canada 8–0
( 3 – 0 , 4 – 0 , 1 – 0 )
 ChinaTampere, Finland
April 20, 1992Sweden 4–1
( 2 – 1 , 1 – 0 , 1 – 0 )
 DenmarkTampere, Finland
April 21, 1992China 2–6
( 1 – 1 , 1 – 2 , 0 – 3 )
 SwedenTampere, Finland
April 21, 1992Denmark 0–10
( 0 – 4 , 0 – 2 , 0 – 4 )
 CanadaTampere, Finland
April 23, 1992Denmark 2–5
( 0 – 0 , 1 – 2 , 1 – 3 )
 ChinaTampere, Finland
April 23, 1992Canada 6–1
( 2 – 0 , 1 – 0 , 3 – 1 )
 SwedenTampere, Finland

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  United States 3 3 0 0 31 4 +27 6
2.  Finland 3 2 0 1 27 9 +18 4
3.  Norway 3 1 0 2 8 21 −13 2
4.   Switzerland 3 0 0 3 2 34 −32 0

Results[edit]

All times local (UTC+4)

April 20, 1992United States 17–0
( 6 – 0 , 4 – 0 , 7 – 0 )
  SwitzerlandTampere, Finland
April 20, 1992Finland 11–3
( 6 – 1 , 2 – 2 , 3 – 0 )
 NorwayTampere, Finland
April 21, 1992Norway 1–9
( 1 – 1 , 0 – 4 , 0 – 4 )
 United StatesTampere, Finland
April 21, 1992Switzerland  1–13
( 0 – 2 , 0 – 8 , 1 – 3 )
 FinlandTampere, Finland
April 23, 1992Norway 4–1
( 1 – 0 , 2 – 0 , 1 – 1 )
  SwitzerlandTampere, Finland
April 23, 1992Finland 3–5
( 2 – 1 , 1 – 1 , 0 – 3 )
 United StatesTampere, Finland

Playoff Round[edit]

Consolation Round 5–8 Place[edit]

April 24, 1992China 2–1
(1–0, 0–1, 0–1, 0–0, 1–0 )
  SwitzerlandTampere, Finland
April 24, 1992Norway 2–0
( 1 – 0 , 1 – 0 , 0 – 0 )
 DenmarkTampere, Finland

Consolation Round 7–8 Place[edit]

April 26, 1992Denmark 4–3
( 2 – 2, 0 – 1, 1 – 0, 1 – 0 )
  SwitzerlandTampere, Finland

Consolation Round 5–6 Place[edit]

April 26, 1992Norway 1–2
( 0 – 1 , 0 – 0 , 1 – 1 )
 ChinaTampere, Finland

Final round[edit]

Semi finals Finals
25 April 1992 26 April 1992
                 
     
Group A 1st  Canada 6
 
Group B 2nd  Finland 2   Gold Medal Game
   Canada 8
     
   United States 0
Group B 1st  United States 6
 
Group A 2nd  Sweden 4  
  Bronze Medal Game (GWS)
 Sweden 4
 Finland 5

Semifinals[edit]

April 25, 1992Canada 6–2
( 4 – 0 , 2 – 2 , 0 – 0 )
 FinlandTampere, Finland
April 25, 1992United States 6–4
( 2 – 2 , 2 – 0 , 2 – 2 )
 SwedenTampere, Finland

Match for third place[edit]

April 26, 1992Sweden 4–5
(1 – 1, 1 – 2, 2 – 1, 0 – 0, 0 – 1)
 FinlandTampere, Finland

Final[edit]

April 26, 1992Canada 8–0
( 3 – 0 , 2 – 0 , 3 – 0 )
 United StatesTampere, Finland

Champions[edit]

 1992 IIHF World Women Championship Winners 

Canada
2nd title

Scoring leaders[edit]

Player GP G A Pts PIM
United States Cammi Granato 5 8 2 10 2
Canada Danielle Goyette 5 3 7 10 2
Canada Andria Hunter 5 5 4 9 0
United States Lisa Brown 5 2 7 9 8
United States Shelley Looney 5 1 8 9 2
Finland Riikka Nieminen 5 6 2 8 0
Canada France St. Louis 5 5 3 8 2
Canada Nancy Drolet 5 4 4 8 0
United States Jeanine Sobek 5 3 5 8 0
United States Karyn Bye 5 3 5 8 2

Goaltending leaders[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 Mins GA GAA SV%
Canada Marie Claude Roy 120 1 0.50 95.83
Canada Manon Rheaume 180 2 0.67 95.74
Sweden Annica Åhlén 190 8 2.53 91.58
Denmark Lane Rasmussen 305 24 4.72 88.35
Finland Katariina Ahonen 149 5 2.01 88.10

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

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Finland
4.  Sweden
5.  China
6.  Norway
7.  Denmark
8.   Switzerland

Directorate Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009–10, p.540, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6
  • Duplacey, James (1998). Total Hockey: The official encyclopedia of the National Hockey League. Total Sports. pp. 487–9. ISBN 0-8362-7114-9. 
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. pp. 26–7,228. 

External links[edit]