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The 2005 IIHF World Championship was held in May 2005 in Vienna and Innsbruck, Austria. It was the 69th annual event, and was run by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

2005 IIHF World Championship
2005 IIHF Weltmeisterschaft
2005 IIHF World Championship logo.svg
Tournament details
Host country Austria
DatesApril 30 – May 15
Teams16
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Czech Republic (5th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Canada
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Russia
Fourth place Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played56
Goals scored289 (5.16 per match)
Attendance323,974 (5,785 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Canada Joe Thornton
(16 points)
2004
2006

VenuesEdit

RostersEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Sixteen participating teams were placed in the following four groups. After playing a round-robin, the top three teams in each group advanced to the qualifying round. The last team in each group competed in the relegation round.

     Team advanced to the Qualifying round
     Team sent to compete in the Relegation round

Group AEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
  Slovakia 3 2 1 0 13 5 8 5
  Russia 3 2 1 0 9 5 4 5
  Belarus 3 1 0 2 6 4 2 2
  Austria 3 0 0 3 3 17 -14 0

All times local (UTC +3)

April 30, 2005
16:15
Russia  4–2
(1–1, 1–0, 2–1)
  AustriaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8024
April 30, 2005
20:15
Slovakia  2–1
(0-0, 0-0, 2-1)
  BelarusWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8025
May 2, 2005
16:15
Slovakia  3–3
(1-0, 1-2, 1-1)
  RussiaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7800
May 2, 2005
20:15
Belarus  5–0
(1-0, 2-0, 2-0)
  AustriaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7691
May 4, 2005
16:15
Russia  2–0
(0-0, 1-0, 1-0)
  BelarusWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7037
May 4, 2005
20:15
Austria  1–8
(0-1, 0-2, 1-5)
  SlovakiaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8635

Group BEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
  Canada 3 3 0 0 17 5 12 6
  United States 3 2 0 1 11 4 7 4
  Latvia 3 1 0 2 8 10 -2 2
  Slovenia 3 0 0 3 1 18 -17 0

All times local (UTC +3)

April 30, 2005
16:15
Latvia  4–6
(1-1, 1-4, 2-1)
  CanadaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5344
May 1, 2005
16:15
United States  7–0
(3-0, 2-0, 2-0)
  SloveniaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4540
May 3, 2005
16:15
Canada  8–0
(3-0, 2-0, 3-0)
  SloveniaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5370
May 3, 2005
20:15
United States  3–1
(0-1, 1-0, 2-0)
  LatviaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5460
May 5, 2005
16:15
Slovenia  1–3
(0-1, 1-1, 0-1)
  LatviaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 6300
May 5, 2005
20:15
Canada  3 - 1
(0-0, 2-1, 1-0)
  United StatesOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 6307

Group CEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
  Sweden 3 3 0 0 15 3 12 6
  Finland 3 2 0 1 7 7 0 4
  Ukraine 3 1 0 2 5 8 -3 2
  Denmark 3 0 0 3 2 11 -9 0

All times local (UTC +3)

April 30, 2005
20:15
Finland  2–1
(1-0, 0-0, 1-1)
  DenmarkOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5030
May 1, 2005
20:15
Ukraine  2–3
(0-2, 2-0, 0-1)
  SwedenOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4061
May 2, 2005
16:15
Finland  4–1
(1-0, 2-1, 1-0)
  UkraineOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4386
May 2, 2005
20:15
Sweden  7–0
(2-0, 3-0, 2-0)
  DenmarkOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4457
May 4, 2005
16:15
Denmark  1–2
(0-0, 1-1, 0-1)
  UkraineOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5623
May 4, 2005
20:15
Sweden  5–1
(2-1, 2-0, 1-0)
  FinlandOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 6202

Group DEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
  Czech Republic 3 3 0 0 6 1 5 6
   Switzerland 3 2 0 1 8 5 3 4
  Kazakhstan 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 2
  Germany 3 0 0 3 2 9 -7 0

All times local (UTC +3)

May 1, 2005
16:15
Switzerland   1–3
(1-2, 0-0, 0-1)
  Czech RepublicWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7328
May 1, 2005
20:15
Germany  1–2
(0-2, 1-0, 0-0)
  KazakhstanWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6676
May 3, 2005
16:15
Kazakhstan  1–2
(1-1, 0-0, 0-1)
   SwitzerlandWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7500
May 3, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic  2–0
(1-0, 0-0, 1-0)
  GermanyWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8000
May 5, 2005
16:15
Czech Republic  1–0
(0-0, 1-0, 0-0)
  KazakhstanWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7041
May 5, 2005
20:15
Germany  1–5
(1-1, 0-1, 0-3)
   SwitzerlandWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7900

Qualifying roundEdit

The top three teams from each group in the First Round advance to the qualifying round. The top three teams from Groups A and D advance to Group E, and the top three teams from Groups B and C advance to Group F.

Teams in the qualifying round carry forward the results and points gained in the preliminary round with the teams that they have played and advance with. Teams, which have played in the preliminary round, do not meet again in the qualifying round.

     Team advanced to the Playoff round
     Team eliminated from advancing

Group EEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
  Russia 5 3 2 0 13 8 5 8
  Czech Republic 5 4 0 1 15 5 10 8
  Slovakia 5 3 1 1 12 11 1 7
   Switzerland 5 2 1 2 9 10 -1 5
  Belarus 5 1 0 4 4 11 -7 2
  Kazakhstan 5 0 0 5 3 11 -8 0

All times local (UTC+3)

May 6, 2005
20:15
Russia  3–3
(2-2, 1-1, 0-0)
   SwitzerlandWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5680
May 7, 2005
16:15
Belarus  2–0
(0-0, 1-0, 1-0)
  KazakhstanWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6234
May 7, 2005
20:15
Slovakia  1–5
(0-2, 1-3, 0-0)
  Czech RepublicWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7614
May 8, 2005
16:15
Slovakia  3–1
(0-0, 2-1, 1-0)
   SwitzerlandWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7522
May 8, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic  1–2
(1-0, 0-1, 0-1)
  RussiaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7709
May 9, 2005
16:15
Russia  3–1
(0-0, 3-0, 0-1)
  KazakhstanWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5520
May 9, 2005
20:15
Switzerland   2–0
(1-0, 0-0, 1-0)
  BelarusWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5502
May 10, 2005
16:15
Kazakhstan  1–3
(1-1, 0-1, 0-1)
  SlovakiaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5967
May 10, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic  5–1
(1-0, 2-1, 2-0)
  BelarusWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6201

Group FEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
  Sweden 5 4 0 1 23 13 10 8
  Canada 5 3 1 1 18 14 4 7
  United States 5 2 2 1 14 10 4 6
  Finland 5 1 3 1 12 13 -1 5
  Latvia 5 1 1 3 9 18 -9 3
  Ukraine 5 0 1 4 5 13 -8 1
May 6, 2005
20:15
United States  4–4
(1-1, 0-0, 3-3)
  FinlandOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 3540
May 7, 2005
16:15
Latvia  3–0
(0-0, 1-0, 2-0)
  UkraineOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4702
May 7, 2005
20:15
Canada  4–5
(2-1, 1-3, 1-1)
  SwedenOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5558
May 8, 2005
16:15
Canada  3–3
(0-1, 1-1, 2-1)
  FinlandOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5333
May 8, 2005
20:15
Sweden  1–5
(0-1, 0-2, 1-2)
  United StatesOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4708
May 9, 2005
16:15
United States  1–1
(0-0, 0-1, 1-0)
  UkraineOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 1909
May 9, 2005
20:15
Finland  0–0
(0-0, 0-0, 0-0)
  LatviaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2235
May 10, 2005
16:15
Ukraine  1–2
(1-1, 0-0, 0-1)
  CanadaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2211
May 10, 2005
20:15
Sweden  9–1
(3-0, 2-0, 4-1)
  LatviaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2349

Relegation roundEdit

The consolation round is composed of the four teams that placed last in Groups A through D. They play in a round-robin fashion, and the bottom two teams get relegated to the Division I group in next year's World Championships.

     Team qualified for the 2006 IIHF World Championship
     Team relegated to Division I

Group GEdit

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
  Slovenia 3 2 0 1 11 14 -3 4
  Denmark 3 2 0 1 10 9 1 4
  Germany 3 1 1 1 13 6 7 3
  Austria 3 0 1 2 7 12 -5 1

All times local (UTC +3)

May 6, 2005
16:15
Germany  2 - 2
(2-0, 0-1, 0-1)
  AustriaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6150
May 6, 2005
16:15
Slovenia  4 - 3
(0-3, 1-0, 3-0)
  DenmarkOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 3709
May 8, 2005
12:15
Denmark  4 - 3
(1-3, 2-0, 1-0)
  AustriaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5122
May 9, 2005
12:15
Slovenia  1 - 9
(0-3, 0-5, 1-1)
  GermanyOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2177
May 10, 2005
12:15
Germany  2 - 3
(1-1, 1-1, 0-1)
  DenmarkOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2335
May 11, 2005
20:15
Austria  2 - 6
(1-0, 0-3, 1-3)
  SloveniaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2827

Playoff roundEdit

BracketEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals
                           
  F1   Sweden 2  
E4    Switzerland 1  
  QF1   Sweden 2  
  QF2   Czech Republic 3  
E2   Czech Republic 3 Final
  F3   United States 2  
    SF1   Czech Republic 3
  SF2   Canada 0
  F2   Canada 5  
E3   Slovakia 4  
  QF3   Canada 4 Bronze medal game
  QF4   Russia 3  
E1   Russia 4 SF2   Russia 6
  F4   Finland 3   SF1   Sweden 3

Quarter-finalsEdit

May 12, 2005
16:15
Czech Republic  3 – 2
(GWS)

(0–1, 0–1, 2–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  United StatesWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,700
May 12, 2005
16:15
Canada  5 – 4
(2–2, 1–1, 2–1)
  SlovakiaOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5300
May 12, 2005
20:15
Russia  4 – 3
(GWS)

(2–3, 1–0, 0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  FinlandWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,530
May 12, 2005
20:15
Sweden  2 – 1
(1–1, 1–0, 0–0)
   SwitzerlandOlympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5,103

Semi-finalsEdit

May 14, 2005
16:15
Russia  3 – 4
(0–3, 2–1, 1–0)
  CanadaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,500
May 14, 2005
20:15
Sweden  2 – 3
OT

(0–0, 1–1, 1–1, 0–1)
  Czech RepublicWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7791

Bronze medal gameEdit

May 15, 2005
16:15
Sweden  3 – 6
(2–3, 0–3, 1–0)
  RussiaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7889

Gold medal gameEdit

May 15, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic  3 – 0
(1–0, 0–0, 2–0)
  CanadaWiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7999

Ranking and statisticsEdit

 


 2005 IIHF World Championship Winners 
 
Czech Republic
5th title

Tournament AwardsEdit

Final standingsEdit

The final standings of the tournament according to IIHF:

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

Scoring leadersEdit

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
  Joe Thornton 9 6 10 16 +7 4 F
  Rick Nash 9 9 6 15 +7 8 F
  Simon Gagné 9 3 7 10 +7 0 F
  Žigmund Pálffy 7 5 4 9 +1 10 F
  Daniel Sedin 9 5 4 9 +4 2 F
  Daniel Alfredsson 9 3 6 9 +6 6 F
  Jaromír Jágr 8 2 7 9 +4 5 F
  Alexander Ovechkin 8 5 3 8 +7 4 F
  Ľubomír Višňovský 7 2 6 8 +2 0 D
  Václav Prospal 9 2 6 8 +4 4 F

Source: [1]

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
  Andrei Mezin 297:24 175 5 1.01 97.14 2
  Tomáš Vokoun 499:17 190 9 1.08 95.26 2
  Vitaliy Kolesnik 279:20 168 8 1.72 95.24 0
  Martin Gerber 359:17 186 10 1.67 94.62 1
  Artūrs Irbe 283:03 124 7 1.48 94.35 2

Source: [2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit