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2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament

The 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament was an under-18 ice hockey tournament held in Břeclav, Czech Republic and Piešťany, Slovakia from August 12–16, 2008. The two venues were Alcaplast Arena in Břeclav and Zimný Štadión in Piešťany. Canada captured their thirteenth gold medal of the tournament, defeating Russia 6–3 in the gold medal game, while Sweden defeated Finland 3–2 to earn the bronze medal.

2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Tournament details
Host countries Slovakia
 Czech Republic
DatesAugust 12–16, 2008
Teams8
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (13th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Sweden
Fourth place Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Goals scored127 (7.94 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Sweden Magnus Pääjärvi (9 pts)

Contents

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  Russia 3 3 0 0 0 16 5 9
  Finland 3 1 1 1 0 12 13 5
  Czech Republic 3 1 1 0 1 8 12 4
  United States 3 0 3 0 0 8 15 0

Group BEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  Canada 3 3 0 0 0 18 7 9
  Sweden 3 2 1 0 0 19 11 6
  Slovakia 3 1 2 0 0 9 16 3
   Switzerland 3 0 3 0 0 6 18 0

Final roundEdit

Seventh place gameEdit

August 16, 2008
15:30
  United States6–5   SwitzerlandAlcaplast Arena

Fifth place gameEdit

August 16, 2008
19:00
  Czech Republic4–3  SlovakiaAlcaplast Arena

Bronze medal gameEdit

August 16, 2008
15:00
  Finland2–3  SwedenZimny Stadion

Gold medal gameEdit

August 16, 2008
18:30
  Russia3–6  CanadaZimny Stadion

Final standingsEdit

Rk. Team
    Canada
    Russia
    Sweden
4.   Finland
5.   Czech Republic
6.   Slovakia
7.   United States
8.    Switzerland

See alsoEdit

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