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The 2001 IIHF World Championship was held between April 28 and May 13, 2001 in Nuremberg, Cologne and Hanover, Germany.

2001 IIHF World Championship
Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft 2001
2001 IIHF World Championship logo.svg
Tournament details
Host country Germany
DatesApril 28 – May 13
Teams16
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Czech Republic (4th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Finland
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Sweden
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played56
Goals scored318 (5.68 per match)
Attendance407,547 (7,278 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Finland Juha Ylönen
(14 points)
2000
2002

It was the 65th annual event, and was run by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

Contents

VenuesEdit

Preussag Arena
Capacity: 10,767
Kölnarena
Capacity: 18,500
Nuremberg Arena
Capacity: 6,500
     
  GermanyHanover   GermanyCologne   Germany - Nuremberg

Qualification TournamentEdit

Far Eastern Qualification for the tournament took place between September 4 and September 6, 2000 in Sapporo, Japan.

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Japan 2 2 0 0 13 3 4
  China 2 1 0 1 13 6 2
  South Korea 2 0 0 2 1 18 0

All times local

September 4, 2000
18:30
South Korea  0–8  JapanSapporo
September 5, 2000
18:30
China  10–1  South KoreaSapporo
September 6, 2000
18:30
Japan  5–3  ChinaSapporo

Final tournamentEdit

In the First Round, the top 3 teams from each group progressed to the Second Round, whilst the last placed team progressed to the Consolation Round.

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Czech Republic 3 2 1 0 10 4 5
  Germany 3 1 1 1 5 5 3
   Switzerland 3 1 0 2 7 8 2
  Belarus 3 1 0 2 5 10 2

All times local

April 28, 2001
15:15
Switzerland   1–3  Germany
April 28, 2001
16:00
Belarus  1–5  Czech Republic
April 29, 2001
20:00
Czech Republic  2–2  Germany
April 30, 2001
16:00
Switzerland   5–2  Belarus
May 1, 2001
20:00
Czech Republic  3–1   Switzerland
May 2, 2001
15:15
Germany  0–2  Belarus

Group BEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Finland 3 3 0 0 18 3 6
  Slovakia 3 2 0 1 15 9 4
  Austria 3 1 0 2 4 12 2
  Japan 3 0 0 3 6 19 0

All times local

April 28, 2001
20:00
Austria  1–5  Finland
April 29, 2001
16:00
Slovakia  8–4  Japan
April 30, 2001
16:00
Slovakia  5–0  Austria
April 30, 2001
20:00
Finland  8–0  Japan
May 2, 2001
16:00
Japan  2–3  Austria
May 2, 2001
20:00
Finland  5–2  Slovakia

Group CEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Sweden 3 2 1 0 12 4 5
  United States 3 1 1 1 8 7 3
  Ukraine 3 1 0 2 7 13 2
  Latvia 3 1 0 2 6 9 2

All times local

April 28, 2001
20:00
United States  6–3  Ukraine
April 29, 2001
16:00
Latvia  2–5  Sweden
April 30, 2001
20:00
United States  0–2  Latvia
May 1, 2001
20:00
Sweden  5–0  Ukraine
May 2, 2001
16:00
Ukraine  4–2  Latvia
May 2, 2001
20:00
Sweden  2–2  United States

Group DEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Canada 3 3 0 0 13 2 6
  Russia 3 2 0 1 12 5 4
  Italy 3 0 1 2 5 14 1
  Norway 3 0 1 2 4 13 1

All times local

April 28, 2001
16:00
Norway  0–5  Canada
April 28, 2001
20:00
Russia  7–0  Italy
April 29, 2001
20:00
Russia  4–0  Norway
April 30, 2001
16:00
Canada  3–1  Italy
May 1, 2001
20:00
Italy  4–4  Norway
May 2, 2001
20:00
Canada  5–1  Russia

Second roundEdit

In the Second Round, the top 4 teams from each group progressed to the Final Round, whilst the bottom 2 teams are eliminated.

Group EEdit

Tables and scores below include meetings between teams during the First Round.

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Czech Republic 5 4 1 0 24 8 9
  Canada 5 3 1 1 19 11 7
  Russia 5 3 0 2 16 11 6
  Germany 5 1 2 2 10 12 4
   Switzerland 5 1 0 4 13 15 2
  Italy 5 1 0 4 5 30 2
April 28, 2001
15:15
Switzerland   1–3  Germany
April 28, 2001
20:00
Russia  7–0  Italy
April 29, 2001
20:00
Czech Republic  2–2  Germany
April 30, 2001
16:00
Canada  3–1  Italy
May 1, 2001
20:00
Czech Republic  3–1   Switzerland
May 2, 2001
20:00
Canada  5–1  Russia
May 4, 2001
15:15
Canada  6–2   Switzerland
May 4, 2001
20:00
Germany  1–3  Italy
May 5, 2001
16:00
Czech Republic  4–3  Russia
May 5, 2001
20:00
Canada  3–3  Germany
May 6, 2001
16:00
Russia  2–1   Switzerland
May 6, 2001
20:00
Czech Republic  11–0  Italy
May 7, 2001
16:00
Switzerland   8–1  Italy
May 8, 2001
16:00
Russia  3–1  Germany
May 8, 2001
20:00
Canada  2–4  Czech Republic

Group FEdit

Tables and scores below include meetings between teams during the First Round.

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Finland 5 4 0 1 23 12 8
  Sweden 5 3 1 1 25 8 7
  United States 5 3 1 1 15 10 7
  Slovakia 5 2 0 3 12 12 4
  Ukraine 5 1 0 4 7 21 2
  Austria 5 1 0 4 4 23 2
April 28, 2001
20:00
Austria  1–5  Finland
April 28, 2001
20:00
United States  6–3  Ukraine
April 30, 2001
16:00
Slovakia  5–0  Austria
May 1, 2001
20:00
Sweden  5–0  Ukraine
May 2, 2001
20:00
Finland  5–2  Slovakia
May 2, 2001
20:00
Sweden  2–2  United States
May 4, 2001
16:00
Slovakia  3–1  Ukraine
May 4, 2001
20:00
Sweden  11–0  Austria
May 5, 2001
16:00
Finland  1–4  United States
May 5, 2001
20:00
Sweden  3–1  Slovakia
May 6, 2001
16:00
United States  0–3  Austria
May 6, 2001
20:00
Finland  7–1  Ukraine
May 7, 2001
20:00
Ukraine  2–0  Austria
May 8, 2001
16:00
Slovakia  1–3  United States
May 8, 2001
20:00
Finland  5–4  Sweden

Consolation Round 13-16 PlaceEdit

Group GEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA PTS
  Latvia 3 2 1 0 13 4 5
  Belarus 3 2 1 0 9 5 5
  Norway 3 0 1 2 5 9 1
  Japan 3 0 1 2 6 15 1

As the Far Eastern qualifier,   Japan avoids relegation. Therefore,   Belarus and   Norway are relegated to Division I for the 2002 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

All times local

May 4, 2001
15:15
Latvia  2–2  Belarus
May 4, 2001
20:00
Norway  3–3  Japan
May 5, 2001
16:00
Belarus  3–2  Norway
May 5, 2001
20:00
Latvia  8–2  Japan
May 7, 2001
16:00
Belarus  4–1  Japan
May 7, 2001
20:00
Latvia  3–0  Norway

Final roundEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
May 10
 
 
  Czech Republic 2
 
May 12
 
  Slovakia 0
 
  Czech Republic 3
 
May 10
 
  Sweden 2
 
  Sweden 4
 
May 13
 
  Russia 3
 
  Czech Republic 3
 
May 10
 
  Finland 2
 
  Canada 3
 
May 12
 
  United States 4
 
  United States 1
 
May 10
 
  Finland 3 Third place
 
  Finland 4
 
May 13
 
  Germany 1
 
  United States 2
 
 
  Sweden 3
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

10 MayCzech Republic  2-0  Slovakia
10 MayGermany  1-4  Finland
10 MayCanada  3-4 (aet)  United States
10 MaySweden  4-3  Russia

SemifinalsEdit

12 MayCzech Republic  2-2 (2-1)  Sweden
12 MayFinland  3-1  United States

Match for third placeEdit

13 MaySweden  3-2
(1-0, 1-1, 1-1)
  United StatesHanover
Attendance: 10,513

FinalEdit

13 MayCzech Republic  3-2 (aet)
(0-1, 0-1, 2-0, 1-0)
  FinlandHanover
Attendance: 10,513

Ranking and statisticsEdit

 


 2001 IIHF World Championship Winners 
 
Czech Republic
4th title

Tournament AwardsEdit

Final standingsEdit

According to the IIHF: The final standings of the tournament according to IIHF:

    Czech Republic
    Finland
    Sweden
4   United States
5   Canada
6   Russia
7   Slovakia
8   Germany
9    Switzerland
10   Ukraine
11   Austria
12   Italy
13   Latvia
14   Belarus
15   Norway
16   Japan

Scoring leadersEdit

 
A gold medal that was awarded to Petr Čajánek.

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals. If the list exceeds 10 skaters because of a tie in points, all of the tied skaters are left out.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
  Juha Ylönen 9 5 9 14 +9 2 F
  Petteri Nummelin 9 1 12 13 +4 0 D
  Robert Reichel 9 5 7 12 +11 4 F
  Sami Kapanen 8 7 4 11 +5 8 F
  Sami Salo 9 3 6 9 +9 6 D
  Per-Johan Axelsson 9 3 6 9 +8 12 F
  Kristofer Ottosson 9 4 4 8 +10 0 F
  Kim Johnsson 9 4 4 8 +11 6 D
  Radek Dvořák 9 4 4 8 +8 8 F
  Daniel Alfredsson 9 3 5 8 +6 6 F

Leading goaltendersEdit

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

Player MIP SOG GA GAA SVS% SO
  Leonid Fatikov 160:00 70 3 1.13 95.71 1
  Milan Hnilička 540:38 269 13 1.44 95.17 1
  Pasi Nurminen 410:38 193 12 1.75 93.78 0
  Robert Esche 359:11 188 13 2.17 93.09 1
  Maxim Sokolov 321:57 125 9 1.68 92.80 2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit