Ice hockey at the 1984 Winter Olympics

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Ice hockey at the 1984 Winter Olympics
Ice hockey pictogram.svg
Tournament details
Host country Yugoslavia
Dates7–19 February
Teams12
Venue(s)Olympic Hall Zetra, Skenderija Olympic Hall (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Soviet Union (6th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Czechoslovakia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Sweden
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played36
Goals scored305 (8.47 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Germany Erich Kuhnhackl 14 points
1980
1988

The men's ice hockey tournament at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, was the 15th Olympic Championship. The Soviet Union won its sixth gold medal. Games were held mostly in the arena portion of the Olympic Hall Zetra, with some played in the arena portion of the Skenderija Olympic Hall.

The IIHF did not run a championship in Olympic years at this time. Nations that did not participate in the Sarejevo Olympics were invited to compete in the Thayer Tutt Trophy.

Medalists[edit]

Gold: Silver: Bronze:
 Soviet Union (URS)
Zinetula Bilyaletdinov
Nikolai Drozdetski
Viacheslav Fetisov
Aleksandr Gerasimov
Alexei Kasatonov
Andrei Khomutov
Vladimir Kovin
Aleksandr Kozhevnikov
Vladimir Krutov
Igor Larionov
Sergei Makarov
Vladimir Myshkin
Vasili Pervukhin
Sergei Shepelev
Alexander Skvortsov
Sergei Starikov
Igor Stelnov
Vladislav Tretiak
Viktor Tyumenev
Mikhail Vasiliev
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Milan Chalupa
Jaroslav Benák
Vladimír Caldr
František Černík
Miloslav Hořava
Jiří Hrdina
Arnold Kadlec
Jaroslav Korbela
Jiří Králík
Vladimír Kýhos
Jiří Lála
Igor Liba
Vincent Lukáč
Dušan Pašek
Pavel Richter
Dárius Rusnák
Vladimír Růžička
Jaromír Šindel
Radoslav Svoboda
Eduard Uvíra
 Sweden (SWE)
Thomas Åhlén
Per-Eric Eklund
Thom Eklund
Bo Ericsson
Håkan Eriksson
Peter Gradin
Mats Hessel
Michael Hjälm
Göran Lindblom
Tommy Mörth
Håkan Nordin
Rolf Riddervall
Jens Öhling
Thomas Rundqvist
Tomas Sandström
Håkan Södergren
Mats Thelin
Michael Thelvén
Mats Waltin
Göte Wälitalo

Source:

  • Gold – "Team members USSR". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-07-29.
  • Silver – "Team members CZECHOSLOVAKIA". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-07-29.
  • Bronze – "Team members SWEDEN". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-07-29.

Qualification[edit]

The final standings of the 1983 championships were used to establish qualification. All pool 'A' teams were included however the German Democratic Republic declined to send a team. The host Yugoslavians as well as the top pool 'B' teams were added. A play-off between the fourth placed pool 'B' team and the pool 'C' champion was used to determine the final place at the Olympics.

9 April 1983Norway 4–4 NetherlandsWest Germany
10 April 1983Norway 10–2 NetherlandsWest Germany

The Norwegian team proceeded to compete at the Olympics.

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) advanced to the medal round.

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 42 5 10
 Sweden 5 3 1 1 34 15 7
 West Germany 5 3 1 1 27 17 7
 Poland 5 1 4 0 16 37 2
 Italy 5 1 4 0 15 31 2
 Yugoslavia 5 1 4 0 8 37 2
7 February 1984Sweden 11–3
(2–1, 3–2, 6–0)
 Italy
7 February 1984Soviet Union 12–1
(3–1, 4–0, 5–0)
 Poland
7 February 1984West Germany 8–1
(1–1, 4–0, 3–0)
 Yugoslavia
9 February 1984Soviet Union 5–1
(4–0, 1–1, 0–0)
 Italy
9 February 1984Poland 5–8
(2–2, 1–3, 2–3)
 West Germany
9 February 1984Yugoslavia 0–11
(0–4, 0–1, 0–6)
 Sweden
11 February 1984Yugoslavia 1–9
(0–4, 1–1, 0–4)
 Soviet Union
11 February 1984Italy 6–1
(0–1, 4–0, 2–0)
 Poland
11 February 1984West Germany 1–1
(1–0, 0–0, 0–1)
 Sweden
13 February 1984West Germany 1–6
(1–4, 0–2, 0–0)
 Soviet Union
13 February 1984Sweden 10–1
(2–1, 7–0, 1–0)
 Poland
13 February 1984Yugoslavia 5–1
(0–0, 2–1, 3–0)
 Italy
15 February 1984Soviet Union 10–1
(5–0, 4–0, 1–1)
 Sweden
15 February 1984Yugoslavia 1–8
(1–2, 0–3, 0–3)
 Poland
15 February 1984West Germany 9–4
(1–0, 5–1, 3–3)
 Italy

Group B[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) advanced to the medal round.

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Czechoslovakia 5 5 0 0 38 7 10
 Canada 5 4 1 0 24 10 8
 Finland 5 2 2 1 27 19 5
 United States 5 1 2 2 16 17 4
 Austria 5 1 4 0 13 37 2
 Norway 5 0 4 1 15 43 1
7 February 1984United States 2–4
(1–2, 1–1, 0–1)
 Canada
7 February 1984Austria 3–4
(0–1, 1–2, 2–1)
 Finland
7 February 1984Czechoslovakia 10–4
(2–0, 5–2, 3–2)
 Norway
9 February 1984Canada 8–1
(2–0, 4–0, 2–1)
 Austria
9 February 1984Czechoslovakia 4–1
(2–1, 1–0, 1–0)
 United States
9 February 1984Finland 16–2
(5–0, 6–1, 5–1)
 Norway
11 February 1984Austria 0–13
(0–0, 0–6, 0–7)
 Czechoslovakia
11 February 1984Norway 3–3
(1–2, 1–0, 1–1)
 United States
11 February 1984Canada 4–2
(1–0, 0–2, 3–0)
 Finland
13 February 1984Canada 8–1
(2–0, 3–0, 3–1)
 Norway
13 February 1984Finland 2–7
(1–4, 1–1, 0–2)
 Czechoslovakia
13 February 1984United States 7–3
(2–1, 0–1, 5–1)
 Austria
15 February 1984Czechoslovakia 4–0
(1–0, 1–0, 2–0)
 Canada
15 February 1984Finland 3–3
(1–0, 1–2, 1–1)
 United States
15 February 1984Norway 5–6
(1–4, 3–2, 1–0)
 Austria

Final round[edit]

The top two teams from each group play the top two teams from the other group once. Head to head results from the preliminary round (Soviet Union defeated Sweden 10–1, Czechoslovakia defeated Canada 4–0) were carried over.

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Soviet Union 3 3 0 0 16 1 6
 Czechoslovakia 3 2 1 0 6 2 4
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 3 12 2
 Canada 3 0 3 0 0 10 0
17 February 1984Soviet Union 4–0
(0–0, 2–0, 2–0)
 Canada
17 February 1984Czechoslovakia 2–0
(0–0, 0–0, 2–0)
 Sweden
19 February 1984Sweden 2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 Canada
19 February 1984Soviet Union 2–0
(1–0, 1–0, 0–0)
 Czechoslovakia

Classification round[edit]

Those countries that finished 3rd and 4th in their groups then played a further game to define their classification

5th place game[edit]

17 February 1984West Germany 7–2
(1–2, 1–2, 5–0)
 Finland

7th place game[edit]

17 February 1984United States 7–4
(2–2, 4–2, 1–0)
 Poland

Leading scorers[edit]

Rk Player GP G A Pts
1 Germany Erich Kühnhackl 6 8 6 14
2 Sweden Peter Gradin 7 9 4 13
3 Soviet Union Nikolai Drozdetsky 7 10 2 12
4 Soviet Union Viacheslav Fetisov 7 3 8 11
5 Finland Petri Skriko 6 6 4 10
6 Finland Raimo Summanen 6 4 6 10
7 Czech Republic Dárius Rusnák 7 4 6 10
7 Czech Republic Vladimír Růžička 7 4 6 10
7 Czech Republic Jiří Hrdina 7 4 6 10
10 Czech Republic Vincent Lukáč 7 4 5 9

Final ranking[edit]

  1.  Soviet Union
  2.  Czechoslovakia
  3.  Sweden
  4.  Canada
  5.  West Germany
  6.  Finland
  7.  United States
  8.  Poland
  9.  Italy
  10.  Austria
  11.  Yugoslavia
  12.  Norway

References[edit]