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2007 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships

The 2007 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships was the 71st World Ice Hockey Championship. The competition also served as qualification for division placements in the 2008 competition. Canada won the tournament, receiving the gold medal for the 24th time.

2007 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships
Tournament details
Host country Russia
DatesApril 27 – May 13
Teams16
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (24th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Finland
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Russia
Tournament statistics
Matches played56
Goals scored361 (6.45 per match)
Attendance330,708 (5,906 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Sweden Johan Davidsson (14 points)
MVPCanada Rick Nash
2006
2008

ChampionshipEdit

Final standings
  1.   Canada
  2.   Finland
  3.   Russia
  4.   Sweden
  5.   United States
  6.   Slovakia
  7.   Czech Republic
  8.    Switzerland
  9.   Germany
  10.   Denmark
  11.   Belarus
  12.   Italy
  13.   Latvia
  14.   Norway
  15.   Austriarelegated to Division I for 2008
  16.   Ukrainerelegated to Division I for 2008

Division IEdit

Group AEdit

Final standings
  1.   Francepromoted to Championship for 2008
  2.   Poland
  3.   Kazakhstan
  4.   Estonia
  5.   Netherlands
  6.   Chinarelegated to Division II for 2008

Group BEdit

Final standings
  1.   Sloveniapromoted to Championship for 2008
  2.   Hungary
  3.   Japan
  4.   Great Britain
  5.   Lithuania
  6.   Romaniarelegated to Division II for 2008

Division IIEdit

Group AEdit

Final standings
  1.   Croatiapromoted to Division I for 2008
  2.   Belgium
  3.   Spain
  4.   Serbia
  5.   Bulgaria
  6.   Turkeyrelegated to Division III for 2008

Group BEdit

Final standings
  1.   South Koreapromoted to Division I for 2008
  2.   Australia
  3.   Israel
  4.   Iceland
  5.   Mexico
  6.   North Koreawithdrew from tournament, relegated to Division III for 2008

Division IIIEdit

Final standings
  1.   New Zealandpromoted to Division II for 2008
  2.   Irelandpromoted to Division II for 2008
  3.   Luxembourg
  4.   South Africa
  5.   Mongoliamade first appearance
  6.   Armeniawithdrew from tournament

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit