2019 IIHF Women's World Championship

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2019 IIHF World Championship
Tournament details
Host country Finland
Dates4–14 April
Teams10
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
2017
2020

The 2019 IIHF Women's World Championship will be an international Ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. It will be contested in Espoo, Finland from 4 to 14 April 2019.[1]

Venue[edit]

Espoo
Espoo Metro Areena
Capacity: 6,982
Barona-areena.JPG

23 games will be played in the main arena, while six games will be played at a secondary rink.

Format[edit]

The ten teams were split into two groups according to their rankings. In Group A, all teams advance to the quarterfinals and three teams from Group B will advance. The bottom two Group B teams will be relegated. From the quarterfinals on, a knockout system will be used.

Participants[edit]

Match officials[edit]

12 referees and 10 linesmen are selected for the tournament.[2]

Referees Linesmen

Preliminary round[edit]

The schedule was released on 20 August 2018.[3]

All times are local (UTC+3).

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2  Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Finland (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 4 April 2019. Source:[citation needed]
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.
4 April 2019
16:00
Switzerland  v CanadaEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
4 April 2019
19:30
Finland v United StatesEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
5 April 2019
19:30
Russia v  SwitzerlandEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
6 April 2019
16:00
Russia v FinlandEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
6 April 2019
19:30
United States v CanadaEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
7 April 2019
19:30
Switzerland  v United StatesEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
8 April 2019
16:00
Finland v  SwitzerlandEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
8 April 2019
19:30
Canada v RussiaEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
9 April 2019
16:00
United States v RussiaEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
9 April 2019
19:30
Canada v FinlandEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2  Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2020 Division I
5  France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 4 April 2019. Source:[citation needed]
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.
4 April 2019
12:30
Germany v SwedenEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
4 April 2019
18:00
France v JapanEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
5 April 2019
16:00
Czech Republic v FranceEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
6 April 2019
12:30
Sweden v Czech RepublicEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
6 April 2019
18:00
Japan v GermanyEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
7 April 2019
16:00
France v SwedenEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
8 April 2019
12:30
Japan v Czech RepublicEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
8 April 2019
18:00
Germany v FranceEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
9 April 2019
12:30
Sweden v JapanEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
9 April 2019
18:00
Czech Republic v GermanyEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo

Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
11 April
 
 
A1
 
13 April
 
B3
 
 
 
11 April
 
 
 
A3
 
14 April
 
B1
 
 
 
11 April
 
 
 
A4
 
13 April
 
A5
 
 
 
11 April
 
 Third place
 
A2
 
14 April
 
B2
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ninth place game[edit]

11 April 2019
14:00
B4vB5Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo

Quarterfinals[edit]

11 April 2019
12:30
vEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
11 April 2019
16:00
vEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
11 April 2019
18:00
vEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo
11 April 2019
19:00
vEspoo Metro Areena, Espoo

Semifinals[edit]

13 April 2019
16:00
WQF1vWQF2Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo
13 April 2019
20:00
WQF3vWQF4Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo

Bronze medal game[edit]

14 April 2019
16:00
LSF1vLSF2Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo

Final[edit]

14 April 2019
20:00
WSF1vWSF2Espoo Metro Areena, Espoo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Worlds grow". iihfworlds2017.com. 19 May 2017.
  2. ^ Assignments
  3. ^ "Host Finland opens vs. U.S." iihf.com. 20 August 2018.