2018 Women's Ice Hockey World Championships

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2018 Women's Ice Hockey World Championships
2017
2019

The 2018 Women's World Ice Hockey Championships was the 20th such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Teams participated at several levels of competition. The competition also served as qualifications for the 2019 competition. For the 2018 program there was no relegation, only promotion, to raise the total at the top level up to ten nations.[1][2]

Championship (Top Division)[edit]

The tournament was not held due to the 2018 Olympics.

Division I[edit]

Group A[edit]

The Group A tournament was held in Vaujany, France, from 8 to 14 April 2018.[2]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  France (H, P) 5 4 0 0 1 16 8 +8 12 2019 World Championship
2  Austria 5 3 0 0 2 19 15 +4 9[a]
3  Hungary 5 3 0 0 2 21 13 +8 9[a]
4  Denmark 5 2 0 0 3 14 15 −1 6[b]
5  Norway 5 2 0 0 3 7 10 −3 6[b]
6  Slovakia 5 1 0 0 4 8 24 −16 3
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.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Austria 6–4 Hungary
  2. ^ a b Norway 0–1 Denmark

Group B[edit]

The Group B tournament was held in Asiago, Italy, from 8 to 14 April 2018.[2]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Italy (H, P) 5 4 0 0 1 14 6 +8 12 Promoted to 2019 Division I A
2  South Korea 5 3 1 0 1 20 8 +12 11
3  Latvia 5 3 0 0 2 7 12 −5 9
4  Kazakhstan 5 2 0 1 2 9 10 −1 7
5  China 5 2 0 0 3 7 7 0 6
6  Poland 5 0 0 0 5 7 21 −14 0
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.

Division II[edit]

Group A[edit]

The Group B tournament was held in Maribor, Slovenia, from 31 March to 6 April 2018.[2]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands (P) 5 5 0 0 0 24 3 +21 15 Promoted to 2019 Division I B
2  Great Britain 5 4 0 0 1 17 7 +10 12
3  North Korea 5 3 0 0 2 14 15 −1 9
4  Australia 5 2 0 0 3 10 17 −7 6
5  Slovenia (H) 5 1 0 0 4 14 15 −1 3
6  Mexico 5 0 0 0 5 3 25 −22 0
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.

Group B[edit]

The Group B tournament was held in Valdemoro, Spain, from 17 to 23 March 2018.[2]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Spain (H, P) 5 5 0 0 0 29 5 +24 15 Promoted to 2019 Division II A
2  Chinese Taipei 5 4 0 0 1 24 16 +8 12
3  Iceland 5 2 1 0 2 25 11 +14 8
4  New Zealand 5 2 0 1 2 24 21 +3 7
5  Turkey 5 1 0 0 4 17 31 −14 3
6  Romania 5 0 0 0 5 12 47 −35 0
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.

Division IIB Qualification[edit]

The Group B Qualification tournament was held in Sofia, Bulgaria, in December 2017.[2]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Croatia (P) 4 4 0 0 0 27 2 +25 12 Promoted to 2019 Division II B
2  Belgium 4 3 0 0 1 26 2 +24 9
3  South Africa 4 2 0 0 2 12 8 +4 6
4  Hong Kong 4 1 0 0 3 4 33 −29 3
5  Bulgaria (H) 4 0 0 0 4 3 27 −24 0
Source: IIHF.com
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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Worlds grow". iihfworlds2017.com. 19 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "27 tournaments assigned". iihf.com. 19 May 2017.

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