2017 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

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2017 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
2016
2018

The 2017 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships is the 81st such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Teams will participate at several levels of competition. The competition will also serve as qualifications for the 2018 competition.

Championship (Top Division, Germany/France)[edit]

The tournament will be held in Cologne, Germany and Paris, France from 5 to 21 May 2017.

Division I[edit]

Group A[edit]

The tournament was held in Kiev, Ukraine from 22 to 28 April 2017.[1]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Austria (P) 5 4 0 0 1 22 4 +18 12 2018 IIHF World Championship
2  South Korea (P) 5 3 1 0 1 14 11 +3 11[a]
3  Kazakhstan 5 3 1 0 1 13 10 +3 11[a]
4  Poland 5 2 0 1 2 6 17 −11 7
5  Hungary 5 1 0 0 4 8 14 −6 3
6  Ukraine (H, R) 5 0 0 1 4 7 14 −7 1 Relegation to 2018 Division I B
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Kazakhstan 2–5 South Korea

Group B[edit]

The tournament will be held in Belfast, United Kingdom from 23 to 29 April 2017.[1]

Division II[edit]

Group A[edit]

The tournament was held in Galați, Romania from 3 to 9 April 2017.[1]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Romania (H, P) 5 4 0 0 1 24 5 +19 12 Promoted to Division I B
2  Australia 5 3 1 0 1 16 13 +3 11
3  Serbia 5 2 0 2 1 23 15 +8 8
4  Belgium 5 2 0 0 3 17 27 −10 6[a]
5  Iceland 5 2 0 0 3 10 20 −10 6[a]
6  Spain (R) 5 0 1 0 4 13 23 −10 2 Relegation to Division II B
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Iceland 3–9 Belgium

Group B[edit]

The tournament was held in Auckland, New Zealand from 4 to 10 April 2017.[1]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  China (P) 5 5 0 0 0 29 12 +17 15 Promoted to Division II A
2  New Zealand (H) 5 4 0 0 1 23 11 +12 12
3  Israel 5 3 0 0 2 24 14 +10 9
4  North Korea 5 1 0 0 4 18 33 −15 3[a]
5  Mexico 5 1 0 0 4 12 16 −4 3[a]
6  Turkey (R) 5 1 0 0 4 7 27 −20 3[a] Relegation to Division III
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c North Korea 3 Pts, +4 GD; Mexico 3 Pts, +3 GD, Turkey 3 Pts, −7 GD

Division III[edit]

The tournament was held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 10 to 16 April 2017.[1] At the September 2016 IIHF congress it was decided to change the format so that there would be a single tournament in Bulgaria.[2]

Promoted to 2018 IIHF Division II B
Rank Team
1  Luxembourg
2  Bulgaria
3  Georgia
4  Hong Kong
5  South Africa
6  Chinese Taipei
7  United Arab Emirates

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Tournaments assigned". iihfworlds2016.com. 20 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Men's Division III realigned.

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