2001 IIHF Women's World Championship

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2001 IIHF Women's World Championship
2001 IIHF Women's World Championship.png
Tournament details
Host country  United States
Dates April 2 – April 8
Teams 8
Venue(s)(in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (7th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  United States
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Russia
Fourth place  Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 143 (7.15 per match)
Attendance 21,847 (1,092 per match)
Scoring leader(s) United States Cammi Granato (13 points)
MVP Canada Jennifer Botterill
2000
2003

The 2001 IIHF World Women's Championships was held April 2–8, 2001 in six cities in the state of Minnesota. Team Canada won their seventh consecutive gold medal at the World Championships defeating the United States in a repeat of the previous six finals. Russia upset Finland two to one to capture their first medal in women's hockey.

Teams[edit]

With the promotion and relegation format now in use, the top seven nations were joined by Kazakhstan, the winner of Group B in 2000.

World Championship Group A[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 29 1 +28 6
2.  Russia 3 2 0 1 12 7 +5 4
3.  Sweden 3 1 0 2 3 17 -14 2
4.  Kazakhstan 3 0 0 3 3 22 -19 0

Results[edit]

All times local

April 2, 2001
4:00 pm
Sweden 0 – 3
( 0 – 0 , 0 – 2 , 0 – 1 )
 RussiaRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 300
April 2, 2001
7:30 pm
Kazakhstan 0 – 11
( 0 – 4 , 0 – 4 , 0 – 3 )
 CanadaRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 301
April 3, 2001
4:00 pm
Sweden 3 – 1
( 1 – 0 , 1 – 1 , 1 – 0 )
 KazakhstanRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 303
April 3, 2001
7:30 pm
Canada 5 – 1
( 2 – 0 , 3 – 1 , 0 – 0 )
 RussiaRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 520
April 5, 2001
4:05 pm
Canada 13 – 0
( 4 – 0 , 6 – 0 , 3 – 0 )
 SwedenMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 1178
April 5, 2001
7:30 pm
Russia 8 – 2
( 3 – 0 , 1 – 1 , 4 – 1 )
 KazakhstanSchwan's Super Rink, Blaine
Attendance: 301

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  United States 3 3 0 0 35 0 +35 6
2.  Finland 3 2 0 1 12 17 -5 4
3.  China 3 0 1 2 6 20 -14 1
4.  Germany 3 0 1 2 2 18 -16 1

Results[edit]

All times local

April 2, 2001
4:00 pm
Finland 7 – 6
( 4 – 3 , 1 – 1 , 2 – 2 )
 ChinaNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 300
April 2, 2001
7:30 pm
Germany 0 – 13
( 0 – 5 , 0 – 6 , 0 – 2 )
 United StatesNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 301
April 3, 2001
4:00 pm
Finland 5 – 2
( 0 – 1 , 3 – 1 , 2 – 0 )
 GermanyNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 300
April 3, 2001
7:30 pm
United States 13 – 0
( 6 – 0 , 3 – 0 , 4 – 0 )
 ChinaNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 581
April 5, 2001
7:30 pm
China 0 – 0
( 0 – 0 , 0 – 0 , 0 – 0 )
 GermanyIce Center, Plymouth
Attendance: 300
April 5, 2001
7:35 pm
United States 9 – 0
( 3 – 0 , 5 – 0 , 1 – 0 )
 FinlandMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 4421

Playoff Round[edit]

Consolation Round 5-8 Place[edit]

April 6, 2001
4:00 pm
China 4 – 1
( 2 – 0, 1 – 1 , 1 – 0 )
 KazakhstanColumbia Arena, Fridley
Attendance: 301
April 6, 2001
7:30 pm
Sweden 2 – 6
( 1 – 2, 1 – 1 , 0 – 3 )
 GermanyColumbia Arena, Fridley
Attendance: 305

Consolation Round 7-8 Place[edit]

April 8, 2001
12:00 pm
Kazakhstan 1 – 3 SwedenSchwan's Super Rink, Blaine
Attendance: 305

Consolation Round 5-6 Place[edit]

April 8, 2001
12:00 pm
Germany 1 – 0
( 1 – 0 , 0 – 0 , 0 – 0 )
 ChinaColumbia Arena, Fridley

Final round[edit]

  Semi finals
7 April 2001
    Finals
8 April 2001
                 
  A1  Canada 8   Gold Medal Game
  B2  Finland 0    
       Canada 3
       United States 2
  B1  United States 6    
  A2  Russia 1   Bronze Medal Game
 
 Russia 2
   Finland 1

Semifinals[edit]

April 7, 2001
3:08 pm
Canada 8 – 0
( 2 – 0 , 2 – 0 , 4 – 0 )
 FinlandMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 1603
April 7, 2001
7:38 pm
United States 6 – 1
( 2 – 1 , 3 – 0 , 1 – 0 )
 RussiaMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 2582

Match for third place[edit]

April 9, 2000
4:00 pm
Russia 2 – 1
( 1 – 0 , 1 – 1 , 0 – 0 )
 FinlandMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 1558

Final[edit]

April 9, 2000
6:08 pm
United States 2 – 3
( 1 – 1 , 0 – 1 , 1 – 1 )
 CanadaMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 5632

Champions[edit]

 2001 IIHF World Women Championship Winners 

Canada
7th title

Scoring leaders[edit]

Player GP G A Pts PIM +/-
United States Cammi Granato 5 7 6 13 0 16
United States Krissy Wendell 5 3 9 12 4 10
Canada Nancy Drolet 5 4 7 11 4 7
Canada Jennifer Botterill 5 8 2 10 4 11
Russia Ekaterina Pashkevich 5 6 4 10 2 5
United States Jenny Schmidgall 5 3 7 10 4 15
Canada Kelly Bechard 5 1 9 10 8 10
Canada Tammy Shewchuk 5 5 4 9 2 11
Canada Danielle Goyette 5 4 5 9 0 8
United States Katie King 5 7 1 8 0 10

Goaltending leaders[edit]

Player Mins GA SOG GAA SV%
United States Sara Decosta 120:00 1 40 0.50 97.50
Canada Kim St-Pierre 180:00 2 64 0.67 96.88
Canada Sami Jo Small 120:00 1 21 0.50 95.24
United States Sarah Tueting 178:49 3 45 1.01 93.33
Russia Irina Gachennikova 286:07 13 150 2.73 91.33

Final standings[edit]

Rk. Team Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Canada
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Russia
4.  Finland
5.  Germany
6.  China
7.  Sweden
8.  Kazakhstan Relegated to the 2003 World Championships Division I

Rosters[edit]

Medal Team Players
1st, gold medalist(s)  Canada Sami Jo Small, Becky Kellar, Colleen Sostorics, Therese Brisson, Cheryl Pounder, Caroline Ouellette, Danielle Goyette, Jayna Hefford, Jennifer Botterill, Nancy Drolet, Correne Bredin, Dana Antal, Kelly Bechard, Tammy Shewchuk, Gina Kingsbury, Kim St-Pierre, Vicky Sunohara, Isabelle Chartrand, Cassie Campbell, Geraldine Heaney[1]
2nd, silver medalist(s)  United States Sara DeCosta, Winny Brodt, Angela Ruggiero, Nicki Luongo, Karyn Bye, Sue Merz, A.J. Mleczko, Jenny Schmidgall, Julie Chu, Shelley Looney, Krissy Wendell, Alana Blahoski, Annamarie Holmes, Katie King, Cammi Granato, Natalie Darwitz, Chris Bailey, Tricia Dunn, Carisa Zaban, Sarah Tueting[2]
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Russia Maria Misropian, Kristina Petrovskaia, Alena Khomitch, Elena Bobrova, Violetta Simanova, Larisa Mishina, Tatiana Sotnikova, Yulia Gladysheva, Ekaterina Smolentseva, Tatiana Tsareva, Luidmila Yurlova, Irina Gachennikova, Svetlana Trefilova, Svetlana Terentieva, Tatiana Burina, Ekaterina Pashkevich, Olga Savenkova, Oksana Tretiakova, Zhanna Shchelchkova, Irina Votintseva[3]

World Championship Division I[edit]

World Championship Group B was renamed Division I and was played again with an eight team tournament which was hosted by Briançon in France.   Switzerland won the tournament with a 2-1 victory over  Japan to see them bounce straight back to the main World Championship in 2003.

Directorate Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster: Canada". 2001 IIHF World Women Championship.
  2. ^ "Team Roster: USA". 2001 IIHF World Women Championship.
  3. ^ "Team Roster: Russia". 2001 IIHF World Women Championship.
  4. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.543, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. pp. 26–7, 231–2.

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