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2013 IIHF World Championship

2013 IIHF World Championship
Tournament details
Host countries  Sweden
 Finland
Dates 3–19 May
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions   Sweden (9th title)
Runner-up   Switzerland
Third place   United States
Fourth place  Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 64
Goals scored 332 (5.19 per match)
Attendance 427,818 (6,685 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Petri Kontiola
(16 points)
MVP Roman Josi
2012
2014
Icy, the mascot for the tournament.

The 2013 IIHF World Championship was the 77th event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), held in Stockholm, Sweden, and Helsinki, Finland, between 3–19 May 2013. TV4 and MTV3 served as host broadcasters of the event.[1][2]

The host team Sweden won the team's ninth title in history by defeating Switzerland in the final 5–1, and became the first host team to win the tournament since the Soviet Union team won the 1986 World Championship in Moscow, Soviet Union.[3] The Swedish team started the tournament with an unconvincing performance but managed to get a collective boost when the Sedin brothers joined the team after the Vancouver Canucks had been eliminated in the Stanley Cup playoffs.[4] Switzerland sent a clear message about their recently improved hockey program by going undefeated through the tournament before the final; finishing first in their group (ahead of Canada and Sweden); and earning their second silver medal in history, as well as the team's first medal since 1953.

Bidding

At the semi-annual congress in Vancouver on 21 September 2007, Sweden was voted the host of the 2013 tournament, defeating the runner-up Belarus by 55 votes. Other countries in the running were Hungary, Czech Republic and Latvia (which withdrew from the race and endorsed the Swedish bid).[5] At the congress in Bern in 2009 it was announced that Finland (the host for the 2012 World Championship) and Sweden would co-host both the 2012 and 2013 tournaments.[6]

Voting results

Country Votes
 Sweden 70
 Belarus 15
 Hungary 8
 Czech Republic 3

Locations

Ericsson Globe
Capacity: 12 500
Hartwall Areena
Capacity: 13 506
Stockholm Helsinki

The host arenas were the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm (12,500 permitted seats) and Hartwall Areena in Helsinki (13,506 permitted seats). Capacity has been limited to these numbers because of modern health and safety rules. Malmö Arena was originally planned to co-host according to the Swedish bid, but the Swedish Hockey Federation decided to drop Malmö as a host city when they decided to collaborate with Finland before the Eurovision Song Contest 2013, which took place in that arena.[7] Tampere was also a candidate to be the Finnish venue, but due to a delay in construction of the new Tampereen Keskusareena, Helsinki was named as co-host.[8] Tele2 Arena, a new retractable-roof multi-purpose stadium seating 30,000 spectators, was planned to host at least one game, but due to construction delays it wouldn't be finished until July 2013, two months after the World Championship.[9][10]

Format

The format of the tournament was the same as in 2012, which was also co-hosted by Helsinki and Stockholm. Sixteen teams were divided into two groups of eight, who played a seven-game round-robin within their groups. The top four teams in each group advanced to a three-round single-knockout playoff.

The only difference from 2012 was that the semifinals and medal games were played in Stockholm instead of Helsinki.

Nations

* = Automatic qualifier after a top 14 placement at the 2012 IIHF World Championship
^ = Qualified through winning a promotion at the 2012 IIHF World Championship Division I
= Qualified as hosts (and as automatic qualifier)

Rosters

Each team's roster consisted of at least 15 skaters (forwards and defencemen) and two goaltenders, and at most 22 skaters and three goaltenders. All sixteen participating nations, through the confirmation of their respective national associations, had to submit a roster by the first IIHF directorate meeting.

Officials

The IIHF selected 16 referees and 16 linesmen to work the 2013 IIHF World Championship. They were the following:[11]

Seeding and groups

The seeding in the preliminary round is based on the 2012 [12]

Preliminary round

     Team advanced to the Playoff round
Team relegated to 2014 Division I A

Group H

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Finland 7 4 2 0 1 23 14 +9 16
 Russia 7 5 0 0 2 29 14 +15 15
 United States 7 5 0 0 2 24 16 +8 15
 Slovakia 7 3 0 1 3 18 17 +1 10
 Germany 7 2 1 1 3 13 16 −3 9
 Latvia 7 2 0 1 4 14 25 −11 7
 France 7 2 0 1 4 13 21 −8 7
 Austria 7 1 1 0 5 18 29 −11 5
All times are local (UTC+3).
3 May 2013
16:15
France  2–6
(0–1, 0–2, 2–3)
 Slovakia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 6,966
3 May 2013
20:15
Finland  4–3 OT
(1–0, 1–1, 1–2)
(OT 1–0)
 Germany Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,115
4 May 2013
12:15
United States  5–3
(1–2, 4–1, 0–0)
 Austria Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 8,202
4 May 2013
16:15
Russia  6–0
(1–0, 3–0, 2–0)
 Latvia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 5,293
4 May 2013
20:15
Finland  2–0
(1–0, 0–0, 1–0)
 Slovakia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,078
5 May 2013
12:15
France  3–1
(2–0, 1–0, 0–1)
 Austria Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 3,471
5 May 2013
16:15
Germany  1–4
(0–0, 0–2, 1–2)
 Russia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 3,705
5 May 2013
20:15
Latvia  1–4
(0–0, 1–2, 0–2)
 United States Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 5,048
6 May 2013
16:15
Germany  2–3
(1–0, 0–1, 1–2)
 Slovakia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 5,078
6 May 2013
20:15
Finland  3–1
(0–0, 2–0, 1–1)
 France Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,158
7 May 2013
16:15
Austria  6–3
(2–1, 2–1, 2–1)
 Latvia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 3,051
7 May 2013
20:15
Russia  5–3
(2–2, 1–1, 2–0)
 United States Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 6,038
8 May 2013
16:15
Austria  0–2
(0–0, 0–1, 0–1)
 Germany Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 6,820
8 May 2013
20:15
United States  4–1
(1–1, 0–0, 3–0)
 Finland Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,484
9 May 2013
16:15
Russia  1–2
(0–0, 1–2, 0–0)
 France Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 3,173
9 May 2013
20:15
Slovakia  3–5
(1–3, 1–1, 1–1)
 Latvia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 3,124
10 May 2013
16:15
Slovakia  1–2 GWS
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
 Austria Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 8,449
10 May 2013
20:15
Russia  2–3
(0–1, 1–2, 1–0)
 Finland Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,383
11 May 2013
12:15
United States  4–2
(2–0, 0–1, 2–1)
 France Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 7,458
11 May 2013
16:15
Finland  7–2
(2–0, 1–0, 4–2)
 Austria Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,121
11 May 2013
20:15
Germany  2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 Latvia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 9,199
12 May 2013
16:15
United States  3–0
(2–0, 0–0, 1–0)
 Germany Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 11,057
12 May 2013
20:15
Slovakia  1–3
(0–0, 1–2, 0–1)
 Russia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 4,041
13 May 2013
16:15
Latvia  3–1
(1–0, 1–0, 1–1)
 France Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 2,204
13 May 2013
20:15
Austria  4–8
(3–3, 1–3, 0–2)
 Russia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 4,455
14 May 2013
12:15
Slovakia  4–1
(2–0, 1–1, 1–0)
 United States Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 9,262
14 May 2013
16:15
France  2–3 OT
(1–1, 1–0, 0–1)
(OT 0–1)
 Germany Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 5,062
14 May 2013
20:15
Latvia  2–3 OT
(1–1, 0–1, 1–0)
(OT 0–1)
 Finland Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,289

Group S

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Switzerland 7 6 1 0 0 29 10 +19 20
 Canada
7 5 1 1 0 25 10 +15 18
 Sweden 7 5 0 0 2 17 11 +6 15
 Czech Republic 7 3 1 0 3 19 12 +7 11
 Norway 7 3 0 0 4 12 26 −14 9
 Denmark 7 1 1 1 4 13 20 −7 6
 Belarus 7 1 0 0 6 10 21 −11 3
 Slovenia 7 0 0 2 5 12 27 −15 2
All times are local (UTC+2).
3 May 2013
16:15
Czech Republic  2–0
(1–0, 0–0, 1–0)
 Belarus Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 5,127
3 May 2013
20:15
Sweden  2–3
(0–0, 1–2, 1–1)
 Switzerland Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,500
4 May 2013
12:15
Norway  3–1
(2–1, 0–0, 1–0)
 Slovenia Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,832
4 May 2013
16:15
Canada 
3–1
(0–1, 2–0, 1–0)
 Denmark Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 5,577
4 May 2013
20:15
Czech Republic  1–2
(0–1, 1–1, 0–0)
 Sweden Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,500
5 May 2013
12:15
Belarus  4–3
(1–1, 1–0, 2–2)
 Slovenia Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 1,411
5 May 2013
16:15
Switzerland  3–2 GWS
(1–0, 0–1, 1–1)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
 Canada
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 6,107
5 May 2013
20:15
Norway  3–2
(1–0, 1–0, 1–2)
 Denmark Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,754
6 May 2013
16:15
Switzerland  5–2
(1–0, 1–2, 3–0)
 Czech Republic Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,537
6 May 2013
20:15
Sweden  2–1
(0–1, 1–0, 1–0)
 Belarus Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 10,473
7 May 2013
16:15
Slovenia  2–3 OT
(1–0, 1–1, 0–1)
(OT 0–1)
 Denmark Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 1,051
7 May 2013
20:15
Canada 
7–1
(4–0, 1–1, 2–0)
 Norway Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,678
8 May 2013
16:15
Slovenia  1–7
(1–3, 0–3, 0–1)
 Switzerland Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 2,132
8 May 2013
20:15
Norway  1–5
(0–2, 1–0, 0–3)
 Sweden Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,293
9 May 2013
16:15
Czech Republic  2–1 GWS
(0–0, 0–0, 1–1)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
 Denmark Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,359
9 May 2013
20:15
Sweden  0–3
(0–1, 0–2, 0–0)
 Canada
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,500
10 May 2013
16:15
Slovenia  2–4
(2–2, 0–0, 0–2)
 Czech Republic Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 1,949
10 May 2013
20:15
Belarus  1–4
(0–2, 0–1, 1–1)
 Canada
Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 4,927
11 May 2013
12:15
Switzerland  4–1
(1–0, 1–1, 2–0)
 Denmark Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,543
11 May 2013
16:15
Sweden  2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 Slovenia Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,500
11 May 2013
20:15
Norway  3–1
(1–0, 1–0, 1–1)
 Belarus Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,115
12 May 2013
16:15
Canada 
2–1
(1–1, 0–0, 1–0)
 Czech Republic Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 6,117
12 May 2013
20:15
Norway  1–3
(0–2, 0–1, 1–0)
 Switzerland Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 3,226
13 May 2013
16:15
Denmark  3–2
(2–0, 1–2, 0–0)
 Belarus Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 537
13 May 2013
20:15
Canada 
4–3 OT
(0–2, 2–1, 1–0)
(OT 1–0)
 Slovenia Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 2,184
14 May 2013
12:15
Belarus  1–4
(0–1, 0–0, 1–3)
 Switzerland Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 2,206
14 May 2013
16:15
Czech Republic  7–0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
 Norway Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 2,769
14 May 2013
20:15
Denmark  2–4
(1–0, 1–1, 0–3)
 Sweden Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 11,568

Playoff round

  Quarterfinal                    
  H1   Finland 4  
  H4   Slovakia 3   Semifinal
      H1   Finland 0  
  Quarterfinal   S3   Sweden 3  
  S2  
 Canada
2
  S3   Sweden 3         Final
              S3   Sweden 5
  Quarterfinal             S1   Switzerland 1
  S1   Switzerland 2      
  S4   Czech Republic 1   Semifinal   Bronze medal game
      S1   Switzerland 3   H1   Finland 2
  Quarterfinal   H3   United States 0     H3   United States 3
  H2   Russia 3
  H3   United States 8  

Quarterfinals

The games in Stockholm are UTC+2, while the games in Helsinki are UTC+3.

16 May 2013
13:00
Russia  3–8
(1–2, 0–2, 2–4)
 United States Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 5,506
16 May 2013
14:45
Switzerland  2–1
(1–0, 1–0, 0–1)
 Czech Republic Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 2,237
16 May 2013
18:30
Finland  4–3
(3–0, 0–2, 1–1)
 Slovakia Hartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 9,520
16 May 2013
20:15
Canada 
2–3 GWS
(0–0, 1–0, 1–2)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
 Sweden Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 11,153

Semifinals

All times are local (UTC+2).

18 May 2013
15:00
Finland  0–3
(0–1, 0–1, 0–1)
 Sweden Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 11,674
18 May 2013
19:00
Switzerland  3–0
(0–0, 1–0, 2–0)
 United States Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 7,136

Bronze medal game

Time is local (UTC+2).
19 May 2013
16:00
Finland  2–3 GWS
(0–2, 0–0, 2–0)
(OT 0–0)
(GWS 0–1)
 United States Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 6,836

Gold medal game

Time is local (UTC+2).

19 May 2013
20:30
Switzerland  1–5
(1–2, 0–0, 0–3)
 Sweden Ericsson Globe, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,500

Ranking and statistics

 
 2013 IIHF World Championship Winners 

Sweden
9th title

Tournament awards

Best players selected by the directorate:[13]

Media All-Star Team:[14]

Final ranking

The official IIHF final ranking of the tournament:
 Sweden
 Switzerland
 United States
4  Finland
5
 Canada
6  Russia
7  Czech Republic
8  Slovakia
9  Germany
10  Norway
11  Latvia
12  Denmark
13  France
14  Belarus
15  Austria
16  Slovenia

Scoring leaders

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Petri Kontiola 10 8 8 16 +6 8 F
Paul Stastny 10 7 8 15 +7 6 F
Craig Smith 10 4 10 14 +5 18 F
Ilya Kovalchuk 8 8 5 13 +5 29 F
Canada
Steven Stamkos
8 7 5 12 +6 6 F
Juhamatti Aaltonen 10 4 7 11 +3 4 F
Alexander Radulov 8 5 5 10 +4 4 F
Loui Eriksson 10 5 5 10 +4 0 F
Henrik Sedin 4 4 5 9 +4 2 F
Roman Josi 10 4 5 9 +2 4 D

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: IIHF.com

Leading goaltenders

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.
Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
Jhonas Enroth 418:29 8 1.15 183 95.63 2
John Gibson 308:00 8 1.56 164 95.12 1
Canada
Mike Smith
255:00 7 1.65 126 94.44 1
Rob Zepp 302:05 9 1.79 153 94.12 2
Ondřej Pavelec 296:36 7 1.42 112 93.75 1
TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts

Source: IIHF.com

References

  1. ^ Infront signs IIHF World Championship deal with TV4
  2. ^ MTV Wins Key Media Rights
  3. ^ "Tre Kronor ends home curse". iihf.com. 19 May 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www2.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/sportsmonday/story.html?id=2fd3f56e-1714-491f-bce5-03c58cd1cc10
  5. ^ Sweden wins vote
  6. ^ IIHF announces co-hosting
  7. ^ Hanson, Andreas (22 June 2009). "Malmö slopas från hockey-VM 2013".  
  8. ^ "Helsinki host in 2012 & 2013". IIHF. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  9. ^ Cederskog, Georg (28 March 2012). "Arenornas krig har inletts".  
  10. ^ "Hockey-VM på Stockholmsarenan".  
  11. ^ "Referee Assignments". Iihf.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  12. ^ "Groups announced for 2013". IIHF. 20 May 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  13. ^ Best players selected by the directorate
  14. ^ Media All Stars

External links

  • Official website
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