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The 2004 World Cup of Hockey was an international ice hockey tournament. It was the second installment of the National Hockey League (NHL)-sanctioned competition, eight years after the inaugural 1996 World Cup of Hockey. It was held from August 30 to September 14, 2004, and took place in various venues in North America and Europe. Canada won the championship, defeating Finland in the final, held in Toronto.

2004 World Cup of Hockey
2004 World Cup of Hockey logo.svg
Tournament details
Host countries Canada
 United States
 Finland
 Sweden
 Czech Republic
 Germany
DatesAugust 30 – September 14, 2004
Teams8
Venue(s)7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (1st title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played19
Goals scored104 (5.47 per match)
Attendance303,630 (15,981 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Sweden Fredrik Modin (8 pts)
MVPCanada Vincent Lecavalier
1996
2016

The tournament directly preceded the NHL lockout, as the NHL announced the suspension of the 2004–05 season two days after the tournament final was played.

Contents

Team participantsEdit

VenuesEdit

North American pool and quarterfinals, semifinals and final
European pool and quarterfinals

Pre-tournament gamesEdit

  • Russia–Germany 3–3 (Cologne)
  • Sweden–Slovakia 2–0 (Bratislava)
  • Finland–Czech Republic 1–1 (Prague)
  • Canada–United States 1–3 (Columbus)
  • Finland–Sweden 1–2 OT (Stockholm)
  • Czech Republic–Germany 7–4 (Cologne)
  • United States–Canada 1–3 (Ottawa)
  • Germany–Finland 2–4 (Helsinki)
  • Sweden–Czech Republic 3–5 (Prague)
  • Russia–United States 0–2 (Columbus)
  • Slovakia–Canada 2–2 (Ottawa)
  • Slovakia–Russia 0–0 (Ottawa)

Preliminary roundEdit

North American poolEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA GDF PTS
  Canada 3 3 0 0 10 3 +7 6
  Russia 3 2 1 0 9 6 +3 4
  United States 3 1 2 0 5 6 −1 2
  Slovakia 3 0 3 0 4 13 −9 0

All times are local (UTC-5 / UTC-4).

31 August 2004
19:00
United States  1–2
(0–1, 1–1, 0–0)
  CanadaBell Centre, Montreal
Attendance: 21,273
1 September 2004
19:00
Canada  5–1
(2–0, 1–0, 2–1)
  SlovakiaBell Centre, Montreal
Attendance: 21,273
2 September 2004
19:00
Russia  3–1
(0–0, 1–1, 2–0)
  United StatesXcel Energy Center, St. Paul
Attendance: 18,064
3 September 2004
19:00
Slovakia  1–3
(1–2, 0–0, 0–1)
  United StatesXcel Energy Center, St. Paul
Attendance: 17,104
4 September 2004
19:00
Russia  1–3
(0–0, 0–2, 1–1)
  CanadaAir Canada Centre, Toronto
Attendance: 19,226
5 September 2004
19:00
Slovakia  2–5
(1–1, 0–2, 1–2)
  RussiaAir Canada Centre, Toronto
Attendance: 18,115

European poolEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA GDF PTS
  Finland 3 2 0 1 11 4 +7 5
  Sweden 3 2 0 1 13 9 +4 5
  Czech Republic 3 1 2 0 10 10 0 2
  Germany 3 0 3 0 4 15 −11 0

All times are local (UTC+2 / UTC+3).

30 August 2004
20:00
Czech Republic  0–4
(0–1, 0–0, 0–3)
  FinlandHartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 11,407
31 August 2004
19:00
Germany  2–5
(1–1, 1–4, 0–0)
  SwedenGloben, Stockholm
Attendance: 12,133
1 September 2004
19:00
Czech Republic  3–4
(0–1, 0–3, 3–0)
  SwedenGloben, Stockholm
Attendance: 13,850
2 September 2004
19:30
Finland  3–0
(1–0, 1–0, 1–0)
  GermanyKölnarena, Cologne
Attendance: 12,975
3 September 2004
19:00
Germany  2–7
(0–0, 0–5, 2–2)
  Czech RepublicSazka Arena, Prague
Attendance: 11,944
4 September 2004
20:00
Sweden  4–4
(3–3, 0–1, 1–0, 0–0)
  FinlandHartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 12,948

Playoff roundEdit

BracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
E1   Finland 2
E4   Germany 1
E1   Finland 2
NA3   United States 1
NA3   United States 5
NA2   Russia 3
E1   Finland 2
NA1   Canada 3
NA1   Canada 5
NA4   Slovakia 0
NA1   Canada 4
E3   Czech Republic 3
E3   Czech Republic 6
E2   Sweden 1

Quarter-finalsEdit

All times are local (UTC+3 / UTC+2 / UTC-5 / UTC-4).

6 September 2004
20:00
Germany  1–2
(0–0, 0–1, 1–1)
  FinlandHartwall Areena, Helsinki
Attendance: 8,650
7 September 2004
19:00
Czech Republic  6–1
(2–0, 1–0, 3–1)
  SwedenGloben, Stockholm
Attendance: 11,957
7 September 2004
18:00
United States  5–3
(1–0, 1–1, 3–2)
  RussiaXcel Energy Center, St. Paul
Attendance: 17,218
8 September 2004
19:00
Slovakia  0–5
(0–0, 0–4, 0–1)
  CanadaAir Canada Centre, Toronto
Attendance: 18,786

Semi-finalsEdit

All times are local (UTC-5 / UTC-4).

10 September 2004
18:00
United States  1–2
(0–0, 1–0, 0–2)
  FinlandXcel Energy Center, St. Paul
Attendance: 18,064
11 September 2004
18:30
Czech Republic  3–4 (OT)
(0–0, 1–2, 2–1, 0–1)
  CanadaAir Canada Centre, Toronto
Attendance: 19,273

FinalEdit

Time is Eastern Daylight-Saving Time (UTC-4).

14 September 2004
19:00
  Finland  2–3
(1–1, 1–1, 0–1)
  Canada  Air Canada Centre, Toronto
Attendance: 19,370

Ranking and statisticsEdit

 


 2004 World Cup of Hockey Winners 
 
Canada
1st title

Tournament awardsEdit

Final standings[1]Edit

1   Canada
2   Finland
3   Czech Republic
4   United States
5   Sweden
6   Russia
7   Slovakia
8   Germany

Scoring leadersEdit

Player GP G A Pts PIM
  Fredrik Modin 4 4 4 8 2
  Vincent Lecavalier 6 2 5 7 8
  Keith Tkachuk 5 5 1 6 23
  Martin Havlat 5 3 3 6 2
  Joe Sakic 6 3 3 6 2
  Kimmo Timonen 6 1 5 6 2
  Mike Modano 5 0 6 6 0
  Daniel Alfredsson 4 0 6 6 2
  Milan Hejduk 5 3 2 5 2
  Patrik Elias 5 3 2 5 10

Leading goaltendersEdit

Player MIP GA GAA SVS%
  Martin Brodeur 300 5 1.00 0.961
  Rick DiPietro 60 1 1.00 0.941
  Miikka Kiprusoff 365 9 1.50 0.939
  Tommy Salo 60 2 2.00 0.895
  Ilya Bryzgalov 180 7 2.34 0.897
  Robert Esche 238 10 2.53 0.909
  Roberto Luongo 64 3 2.82 0.925
  Tomas Vokoun 302 15 2.98 0.881
  Maxim Sokolov 60 3 3.01 0.893
  Olaf Kolzig 180 10 3.34 0.905

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ podnieks p. 20
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press.

External linksEdit