1994 IIHF Women's World Championship

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1994 IIHF World Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country  United States
Dates April 11 - April 17
Teams 8
Venue(s) Lake Placid (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (3rd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  United States
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Finland
Fourth place  China
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 185 (9.25 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Finland Rikka Nieminen (4+9=13pts)
1992
1997

The 1994 IIHF World Women's Championships was held April 11-April 17, 1994, at the Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, New York, in the United States. The Team Canada won their 3rd consecutive gold medal at the World Championships defeating the United States in a repeat of the previous two finals. Finland picked up their 3rd consecutive bronze medal, with a win over semifinal debutants, China.

Qualification[edit]

The tournament was held between eight teams. Canada and the United States received automatic qualification for the tournament. In addition, the top five teams from the 1993 European Championship would be joined by the winner of the 1994 Asian Qualification Tournament.[1]

  •  Canada - Automatically Qualified
  •  China - Winner - 1994 Asian Qualification Tournament
  •  Finland - Winner - 1993 European Championship
  •  Germany - 4th Place - 1993 European Championship
  •  Norway - 3rd Place - 1993 European Championship
  •   Switzerland - 5th Place - 1993 European Championship
  •  Sweden - 2nd Place - - 1993 European Championship
  •  United States - Automatically Qualified

Asian Qualification Tournament (Japan)[edit]

11 March 1994Japan 2-6 China
12 March 1994Japan 1-7 China

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 27 3 +24 6
2.  China 3 1 1 1 13 12 +1 3
3.  Sweden 3 1 1 1 9 13 -4 3
4.  Norway 3 0 0 3 2 23 -21 0

Results[edit]

All times local

April 11, 1994
2:00 pm
Sweden 3 – 1 NorwayPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 11, 1994
4:00 pm
Canada 7 – 1 ChinaPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
3:00 pm
Sweden 4 – 4 ChinaPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
7:00 pm
Norway 0 – 12 CanadaPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
3:00 pm
Canada 8 – 2 SwedenPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
7:00 pm
China 8 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 3 - 1 )
 NorwayPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  United States 3 3 0 0 24 1 +23 6
2.  Finland 3 2 0 1 31 3 +28 4
3.   Switzerland 3 1 0 2 2 20 -18 2
4.  Germany 3 0 0 3 2 35 -33 0

Results[edit]

All times local

April 11, 1994
2:00 pm
Finland 17 – 1 GermanyPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 11, 1994
8:00 pm
United States 6 – 0  SwitzerlandPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
4:00 pm
Finland 13 – 0  SwitzerlandPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
8:00 pm
Germany 0 – 16 United StatesPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
1:00 pm
Germany 1 – 2  SwitzerlandPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
7:00 pm
United States 2 – 1 FinlandPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Playoff Round[edit]

Consolation Round 5-8 Place[edit]

April 16, 1994
8:00 pm
Sweden 7 – 1 GermanyPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 16, 1994
8:00 pm
Norway 7 – 4  SwitzerlandPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Consolation Round 7-8 Place[edit]

April 17, 1994
9:00 am
Switzerland  4 – 3 GermanyPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Consolation Round 5-6 Place[edit]

April 26, 1992
1:00 pm
Sweden 6 – 3 NorwayPad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Final round[edit]

  Semi finals
15 April 1994
    Finals
17 April 1994
                 
  A1  Canada 4   Gold Medal Game
  B2  Finland 1    
       Canada 6
       United States 3
  B1  United States 14    
  A2  China 3   Bronze Medal Game
 
 Finland 8
   China 1

Semifinals[edit]

April 15, 1994
5:00 pm
Canada 4 – 1 FinlandPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 15, 1994United States 14 – 3 ChinaPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Match for third place[edit]

April 17, 1994
11:15 am
Finland 8 – 1 ChinaPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Final[edit]

April 17, 1994Canada 6 – 3 United StatesPad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Champions[edit]

 1994 IIHF World Women Championship Winners 

Canada
3rd title

Scoring leaders[edit]

Player GP G A Pts
Finland Riikka Nieminen 5 4 9 13
Canada Danielle Goyette 5 9 3 12
United States Karyn Bye 5 6 6 12
United States Cammi Granato 5 5 7 12
China Liu Hongmei 5 8 3 11
Finland Tiia Reima 5 7 4 11
Finland Sari Krooks 5 3 7 10
United States Stephanie O'Sullivan 5 3 7 10
Finland Hanna Terrijoki 5 5 4 9
United States Gretchen Ulion 5 5 4 9

Goaltending leaders[edit]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Player GPI Mins GA SOG SV% GAA
Finland Liisa-Maria Sneck 4 220 7 85 91.8 1.91
United States Kelly Dyer 2 129 3 24 87.5 1.50
Canada Manon Rheaume 4 209 6 44 86.4 1.72
Switzerland Patricia Sautter 3 180 10 139 92.8 3.33
United States Erin Whitten 3 180 7 52 86.4 2.33

Final standings[edit]

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

Directorate Awards[edit]

  • Goalie: Erin Whitten (United States)
  • Defender: Geraldine Heaney (Canada)
  • Forward: Riikka Nieminen, (Finland)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1994 Asian qualifier details
  2. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.541, 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, 228–9.

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