2019 IIHF World Championship Division II

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2019 IIHF World Championship
Division II
Tournament details
Host countries Serbia
 Mexico
Dates9–15 April
21–27 April
Teams12
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
2018
2020

The 2019 IIHF World Championship Division II will be an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The Group A tournament will be held in Belgrade, Serbia from 9 to 15 April and the Group B tournament will be held in México City, Mexico from 21 to 27 April 2019.[1]

Group A tournament[edit]

2019 IIHF World Championship Division II A
Tournament details
Host country Serbia
Dates9–15 April
Teams6
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
WebsiteWebsite

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 Croatia Placed 6th in Division I B last year and were relegated.
 Australia Placed 2nd in Division II A last year.
 Serbia Host, placed 3rd in Division II A last year.
 China Placed 4th in Division II A last year.
 Belgium Placed 5th in Division II A last year.
 Spain Placed 1st in Division II B last year and were promoted.

Match officials[edit]

4 referees and 7 linesmen are selected for the tournament.[2]

Referees Linesmen
  • Austria Christoph Sternat
  • Belarus Miroslav Iarets
  • Latvia Jevgēņijs Griškevičs
  • Netherlands Ramon Sterkens

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to 2020 Division I B
2  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Serbia (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2020 Division II B
First match(es) will be played on 9 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.

Results[edit]

All times are local (UTC+2).

9 April 2019
13:00
Spain v ChinaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
9 April 2019
16:30
Australia v BelgiumPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
9 April 2019
20:00
Serbia v CroatiaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
10 April 2019
13:00
Belgium v SpainPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
10 April 2019
16:30
Croatia v ChinaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
10 April 2019
20:00
Australia v SerbiaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
12 April 2019
13:00
Croatia v BelgiumPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
12 April 2019
16:30
Australia v SpainPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
12 April 2019
20:00
Serbia v ChinaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
13 April 2019
13:00
China v AustraliaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
13 April 2019
16:30
Spain v CroatiaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
13 April 2019
20:00
Belgium v SerbiaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
15 April 2019
13:00
Croatia v AustraliaPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
15 April 2019
16:30
China v BelgiumPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
15 April 2019
20:00
Serbia v SpainPionir Ice Hall, Belgrade

Group B tournament[edit]

2019 IIHF World Championship Division II B
Tournament details
Host country Mexico
Dates21–27 April
Teams6
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
WebsiteWebsite

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 Iceland Placed 6th in Division II A last year and were relegated.
 New Zealand Placed 2nd in Division II B last year.
 Israel Placed 3rd in Division II B last year.
 North Korea Placed 4th in Division II B last year.
 Mexico Host, placed 5th in Division II B last year.
 Georgia Placed 1st in Division III last year and were promoted.

Match officials[edit]

4 referees and 7 linesmen are selected for the tournament.[2]

Referees Linesmen
  • Belgium Tim Tzirtziganis
  • Lithuania Benas Jakšys
  • Poland Tomasz Radzik
  • United States Andrew Thackaberry

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to 2020 Division II A
2  New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Israel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  North Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Mexico (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to 2020 Division III
First match(es) will be played on 21 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.

Results[edit]

All times are local (UTC−5).

21 April 2019
13:00
Israel v IcelandSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
21 April 2019
16:30
Georgia v North KoreaSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
21 April 2019
20:15
New Zealand v MexicoSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
22 April 2019
13:00
Iceland v North KoreaSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
22 April 2019
16:30
New Zealand v IsraelSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
22 April 2019
20:00
Mexico v GeorgiaSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
24 April 2019
13:00
New Zealand v GeorgiaSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
24 April 2019
16:30
Israel v North KoreaSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
24 April 2019
20:00
Iceland v MexicoSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
26 April 2019
13:00
North Korea v New ZealandSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
26 April 2019
16:30
Georgia v IcelandSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
26 April 2019
20:00
Mexico v IsraelSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
27 April 2019
13:00
Israel v GeorgiaSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
27 April 2019
16:30
Iceland v New ZealandSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City
27 April 2019
20:00
North Korea v MexicoSanta Fe Ice Rink, Mexico City

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kazakhstan, Japan get top events". new-iihf.com. 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b Assignments