2001 IIHF Women's World Championship

The 2001 IIHF World Women's Championships was held April 2–8, 2001 in six cities in the state of Minnesota. Team Canada won their seventh consecutive gold medal at the World Championships defeating the United States. Russia upset Finland 2–1 to capture their first medal in women's hockey.[1]

2001 IIHF Women's World Championship
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Tournament details
Host country United States
DatesApril 2–8
Teams8
Venue(s)6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (7th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg United States
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Russia
Fourth place Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored143 (7.15 per match)
Attendance21,847 (1,092 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United States Cammi Granato (13 points)
MVPCanada Jennifer Botterill
2000
2003

TeamsEdit

With the promotion and relegation format now in use, the top seven nations were joined by Kazakhstan, the winner of Group B in 2000.

World Championship Group AEdit

The eight participating teams were divided up into two seeded groups as below. The teams played each other once in a single round robin format. The top two teams from the group proceeded to the Final Round, while the remaining teams played in the Consolation Round.

First roundEdit

     Teams proceed to Final round
     Teams sent to Consolation round

Group AEdit

StandingsEdit

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.   Canada 3 3 0 0 29 1 +28 6
2.   Russia 3 2 0 1 12 7 +5 4
3.   Sweden 3 1 0 2 3 17 -14 2
4.   Kazakhstan 3 0 0 3 3 22 -19 0

ResultsEdit

All times local

April 2, 2001
4:00 pm
Sweden  0 – 3
( 0 – 0, 0 – 2, 0 – 1 )
  RussiaRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 300
April 2, 2001
7:30 pm
Kazakhstan  0 – 11
( 0 – 4, 0 – 4, 0 – 3 )
  CanadaRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 301
April 3, 2001
4:00 pm
Sweden  3 – 1
( 1 – 0, 1 – 1, 1 – 0 )
  KazakhstanRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 303
April 3, 2001
7:30 pm
Canada  5 – 1
( 2 – 0, 3 – 1, 0 – 0 )
  RussiaRecreation Centre, Rochester
Attendance: 520
April 5, 2001
4:05 pm
Canada  13 – 0
( 4 – 0, 6 – 0, 3 – 0 )
  SwedenMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 1178
April 5, 2001
7:30 pm
Russia  8 – 2
( 3 – 0, 1 – 1, 4 – 1 )
  KazakhstanSchwan's Super Rink, Blaine
Attendance: 301

Group BEdit

StandingsEdit

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.   United States 3 3 0 0 35 0 +35 6
2.   Finland 3 2 0 1 12 17 -5 4
3.   China 3 0 1 2 6 20 -14 1
4.   Germany 3 0 1 2 2 18 -16 1

ResultsEdit

All times local

April 2, 2001
4:00 pm
Finland  7 – 6
( 4 – 3, 1 – 1, 2 – 2 )
  ChinaNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 300
April 2, 2001
7:30 pm
Germany  0 – 13
( 0 – 5, 0 – 6, 0 – 2 )
  United StatesNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 301
April 3, 2001
4:00 pm
Finland  5 – 2
( 0 – 1, 3 – 1, 2 – 0 )
  GermanyNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 300
April 3, 2001
7:30 pm
United States  13 – 0
( 6 – 0, 3 – 0, 4 – 0 )
  ChinaNHC, St. Cloud
Attendance: 581
April 5, 2001
7:30 pm
China  0 – 0
( 0 – 0, 0 – 0, 0 – 0 )
  GermanyIce Center, Plymouth
Attendance: 300
April 5, 2001
7:35 pm
United States  9 – 0
( 3 – 0, 5 – 0, 1 – 0 )
  FinlandMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 4421

Playoff RoundEdit

Consolation Round 5-8 PlaceEdit

April 6, 2001
4:00 pm
China  4 – 1
( 2 – 0, 1 – 1, 1 – 0 )
  KazakhstanColumbia Arena, Fridley
Attendance: 301
April 6, 2001
7:30 pm
Sweden  2 – 6
( 1 – 2, 1 – 1, 0 – 3 )
  GermanyColumbia Arena, Fridley
Attendance: 305

Consolation Round 7-8 PlaceEdit

April 8, 2001
12:00 pm
Kazakhstan  1 – 3  SwedenSchwan's Super Rink, Blaine
Attendance: 305

Consolation Round 5-6 PlaceEdit

April 8, 2001
12:00 pm
Germany  1 – 0
( 1 – 0, 0 – 0, 0 – 0 )
  ChinaColumbia Arena, Fridley

Final roundEdit

  Semi finals
7 April 2001
    Finals
8 April 2001
                 
  A1   Canada 8   Gold Medal Game
  B2   Finland 0    
        Canada 3
        United States 2
  B1   United States 6    
  A2   Russia 1   Bronze Medal Game
 
  Russia 2
    Finland 1

SemifinalsEdit

April 7, 2001
3:08 pm
Canada  8 – 0
( 2 – 0, 2 – 0, 4 – 0 )
  FinlandMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 1603
April 7, 2001
7:38 pm
United States  6 – 1
( 2 – 1, 3 – 0, 1 – 0 )
  RussiaMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 2582

Match for third placeEdit

April 9, 2000
4:00 pm
Russia  2 – 1
( 1 – 0, 1 – 1, 0 – 0 )
  FinlandMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 1558

FinalEdit

April 9, 2001
18:08
United States  2–3
(1–1, 0–1, 1–1)
  CanadaMariucci Arena, Minneapolis
Attendance: 5,632

ChampionsEdit

 2001 IIHF World Women Championship Winners 
 
Canada
7th title

Scoring leadersEdit

Player GP G A Pts PIM +/-
  Cammi Granato 5 7 6 13 0 16
  Krissy Wendell 5 3 9 12 4 10
  Nancy Drolet 5 4 7 11 4 7
  Jennifer Botterill 5 8 2 10 4 11
  Ekaterina Pashkevich 5 6 4 10 2 5
  Jenny Schmidgall 5 3 7 10 4 15
  Kelly Bechard 5 1 9 10 8 10
  Tammy Shewchuk 5 5 4 9 2 11
  Danielle Goyette 5 4 5 9 0 8
  Katie King 5 7 1 8 0 10

Goaltending leadersEdit

Player Mins GA SOG GAA SV%
  Sara Decosta 120:00 1 40 0.50 97.50
  Kim St-Pierre 180:00 2 64 0.67 96.88
  Sami Jo Small 120:00 1 21 0.50 95.24
  Sarah Tueting 178:49 3 45 1.01 93.33
  Irina Gachennikova 286:07 13 150 2.73 91.33

Final standingsEdit

Rk. Team Notes
    Canada
    United States
    Russia
4.   Finland
5.   Germany
6.   China
7.   Sweden
8.   Kazakhstan Relegated to the 2003 World Championships Division I

RostersEdit

Medal Team Players
    Canada Sami Jo Small, Becky Kellar, Colleen Sostorics, Therese Brisson, Cheryl Pounder, Caroline Ouellette, Danielle Goyette, Jayna Hefford, Jennifer Botterill, Nancy Drolet, Correne Bredin, Dana Antal, Kelly Bechard, Tammy Shewchuk, Gina Kingsbury, Kim St-Pierre, Vicky Sunohara, Isabelle Chartrand, Cassie Campbell, Geraldine Heaney[2]
    United States Sara DeCosta, Winny Brodt, Angela Ruggiero, Nicki Luongo, Karyn Bye, Sue Merz, A.J. Mleczko, Jenny Schmidgall, Julie Chu, Shelley Looney, Krissy Wendell, Alana Blahoski, Annamarie Holmes, Katie King, Cammi Granato, Natalie Darwitz, Chris Bailey, Tricia Dunn, Carisa Zaban, Sarah Tueting[3]
    Russia Maria Misropian, Kristina Petrovskaia, Alena Khomitch, Elena Bobrova, Violetta Simanova, Larisa Mishina, Tatiana Sotnikova, Yulia Gladysheva, Ekaterina Smolentseva, Tatiana Tsareva, Luidmila Yurlova, Irina Gachennikova, Svetlana Trefilova, Svetlana Terentieva, Tatiana Burina, Ekaterina Pashkevich, Olga Savenkova, Oksana Tretiakova, Zhanna Shchelchkova, Irina Votintseva[4]

World Championship Division IEdit

World Championship Group B was renamed Division I and was played again with an eight team tournament which was hosted by Briançon in France.    Switzerland won the tournament with a 2–1 victory over   Japan to see them bounce straight back to the main World Championship in 2003.

Directorate AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://teamusa.usahockey.com/page/show/4286761-2001-iihf-women-s-world-championship
  2. ^ "Team Roster: Canada". 2001 IIHF World Women Championship.
  3. ^ "Team Roster: USA". 2001 IIHF World Women Championship.
  4. ^ "Team Roster: Russia". 2001 IIHF World Women Championship.
  5. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.543, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. pp. 26–7, 231–2.

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