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2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

The 2004 Men's Ice Hockey Championships was the 68th such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Teams participated at several levels of competition. The competition also served as qualifications for the 2005 competition.

2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
Tournament details
Host country Czech Republic
Teams16
Arena(s) (in Sazka Arena (Prague), Ostravar Aréna (Ostrava) host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg United States
Fourth place Slovakia
2003
2005

Contents

ChampionshipEdit

Final standings
  1.   Canada
  2.   Sweden
  3.   United States
  4.   Slovakia
  5.   Czech Republic
  6.   Finland
  7.   Latvia
  8.    Switzerland
  9.   Germany
  10.   Russia
  11.   Austria
  12.   Denmark
  13.   Kazakhstan
  14.   Ukraine
  15.   Japanrelegated to Division I for 2005
  16.   Francerelegated to Division I for 2005

Division IEdit

Group AEdit

Played at Oslo, Norway, April 4–18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Belarus 5 5 0 0 34 9 10
  Norway 5 3 1 1 31 14 7
  Netherlands 5 2 2 1 21 22 5
  Hungary 5 2 2 1 20 24 5
  Great Britain 5 1 3 1 18 18 3
  Belgium 5 0 5 0 7 44 0

Group BEdit

Played at Gdańsk, Poland, April 12–18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Slovenia 5 5 0 0 33 5 10
  Italy 5 4 1 0 26 7 8
  Poland 5 2 2 1 25 14 5
  Estonia 5 2 2 1 26 23 5
  Romania 5 1 4 0 9 35 2
  South Korea 5 0 5 0 7 42 0

  Belarus and   Slovenia were promoted to the 2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships.   Belgium0and   South Korea were demoted to Division II.

Division IIEdit

Group AEdit

Played at Jaca, Spain, April 12–18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  China 5 4 1 0 39 13 8
  Croatia 5 4 1 0 32 6 8
  Australia 5 3 1 1 40 18 7
  Spain 5 2 2 1 29 13 5
  Israel 5 0 4 1 3 28 1
  Luxembourg 5 0 4 1 5 70 1

Group BEdit

Played at Elektrenai, Lithuania, April 12–18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Lithuania 5 5 0 0 70 7 10
  Serbia and Montenegro 5 4 1 0 55 23 8
  North Korea 5 3 2 0 22 20 6
  Bulgaria 5 2 3 0 20 30 4
  New Zealand 5 1 4 0 13 61 2
  South Africa 5 0 5 0 9 48 0

  China and   Lithuania were promoted to Division I while   Luxembourg and   South Africa were demoted to Division III.

Division IIIEdit

Played at Reykjavík, Iceland, March 16–21.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Iceland 4 3 0 1 46 8 7
  Turkey 4 3 1 0 26 14 6
  Mexico 4 2 1 1 29 8 5
  Ireland 4 1 3 0 23 23 2
  Armenia 4 0 4 0 2 73 0

  Iceland and   Turkey were promoted to Division II.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • Official site
  • IIHF Website
  • Complete results at Passionhockey.com
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press. pp. 170–2.