2017 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia

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2017 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia
Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates17–23 March 2017
Teams5
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg United Arab Emirates (3rd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Mongolia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Thailand
Tournament statistics
Matches played10
Goals scored112 (11.2 per match)
Attendance1,468 (147 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United Arab Emirates Juma Al Dhaheri
(14 points)
2016
2018

The 2017 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia was the 10th edition of the IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia, an annual international ice hockey tournament held by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). It took place from 17 to 23 March 2017 at the ice skating rink of the CentralPlaza Grand Rama IX shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand.[1] Five nations participated, though a sixth, Kyrgyzstan, was supposed to but cancelled. the United Arab Emirates won the tournament, their third time doing so.

Top Division[edit]

Participants[1]
Team 2016 Results
 Thailand Host, finished 4th place last year.
 United Arab Emirates Won silver medal last year.
 Mongolia Won bronze medal last year.
 Singapore Finished 5th place last year.
 Malaysia Runner-up of Division I last year and were promoted.

Standings[edit]

     Won gold medal
     Won silver medal
     Won bronze medal
     Relegated to Division I 2018
Rk Team Pld W OW OL L GF GA +/– Pts
1st, gold medalist(s)  United Arab Emirates 4 3 1 0 0 29 10 +19 11
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Mongolia 4 3 0 1 0 32 14 +18 10
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Thailand 4 2 0 0 2 33 10 +23 6
4  Singapore 4 1 0 0 3 5 39 −34 3
5  Malaysia 4 0 0 0 4 13 39 −26 0

Schedules[edit]

(UTC+07:00)

17 March 2017
14:30
Singapore 0–13
(0–2, 0–5, 0–6)
 MongoliaThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
17 March 2017
18:00
Malaysia 3–10
(1–2, 1–2, 1–6)
 United Arab EmiratesThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
18 March 2017
14:30
United Arab Emirates 10–0
(5–0, 3–0, 2–0)
 SingaporeThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
18 March 2017
18:00
Thailand 14–1
(3–0, 8–1, 3–0)
 MalaysiaThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
20 March 2017
14:30
Malaysia 4–5
(1–1, 1–2, 2–2)
 SingaporeThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
20 March 2017
18:00
Mongolia 5–4
(3–1, 0–2, 2–1)
 ThailandThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
21 March 2017
14:30
Mongolia 10–5
(4–2, 4–1, 2–2)
 MalaysiaThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
21 March 2017
18:00
Thailand 3–4
(0–2, 3–1, 0–1)
 United Arab EmiratesThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
23 March 2017
14:30
United Arab Emirates 5 – 4 (GWS)
(1–2, 2–2, 1–0,
0–0, 1–0)
 MongoliaThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok
23 March 2017
18:00
Thailand 12–0
(4–0, 6–0, 2–0)
 SingaporeThe Rink Ice Arena,
Bangkok

Awards and statistics[edit]

Awards[edit]

Source: IIHF.com[permanent dead link]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Player GP G A Pts +/– PIM POS
United Arab Emirates Juma Al Dhaheri 4 8 6 14 +7 2 F
Mongolia Erdenesukh Bold 4 5 7 12 +13 4 F
United Arab Emirates Khalifa Al Mahrooqi 4 6 5 11 +5 4 F
Mongolia Gerelt Ider 4 5 5 10 +9 8 F
Thailand Tewin Chartsuwan 4 4 5 9 +11 2 F
Mongolia Jargalsaikhan Bayarsaikhan 4 3 6 9 +8 4 F
Thailand Likit Neimwan 4 3 6 9 +13 0 D
Mongolia Boldbayar Bayajikh 4 2 7 9 +15 2 D
Malaysia Chee Ming Bryan Lim 4 7 1 8 −10 4 F
Thailand Hideki Nagayama 4 3 5 8 +7 2 F

Source: IIHF.com[permanent dead link]

Goaltending leaders[edit]

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.

Player TOI GA GAA SA SV% SO
Thailand Prakpoom Thongaram 108:35 5 2.76 52 91.23 0
Thailand Pattarapol Ungkulpattanasuk 130:24 5 2.30 50 90.91 0
United Arab Emirates Khaled Al Suwaidi 185:00 10 3.24 90 90.00 0
Mongolia Munkhbold Bayarsaikhan 175:28 11 3.76 88 88.89 0
Malaysia Thien Ian Lee 139:25 18 7.75 88 83.02 0

Source: IIHF.com[permanent dead link]

Division I[edit]

2017 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia
Division I
Tournament details
Host country Kuwait
Dates22–25 April 2017
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Kuwait (2nd title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored104 (17.33 per match)
Attendance1,048 (175 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Kuwait Ahmad Al Ajmi
(17 points)
2016
2018

The Division I competition was played between 22 and 25 April 2017 in Kuwait City, Kuwait.[1]

Participants[1]
Team 2016 Results
 Kuwait Host, did not participate last year. Last participation in 2015.
 Macau Finished 3rd place in Division I last year.
 India Finished 5th place in Division I last year.
 Oman Did not participate last year. First participation since 2015.
Standings[2]
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA +/– Pts
1  Kuwait 3 3 0 0 0 29 5 +24 9
2  India 3 2 0 0 1 15 13 +2 6
3  Oman 3 1 0 0 2 4 17 −13 3
4  Macau 3 0 0 0 3 4 17 −13 0
     Promoted to Top Division 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Exciting times for Asia". IIHF. Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  2. ^ "FINAL RANKING" (PDF). IIHF. Retrieved 25 April 2017.[permanent dead link]

External links[edit]