2009 IIHF World Championship Division I

The 2009 IIHF Division I World Championship was an ice hockey tournament under the authority of the International Ice Hockey Federation. It was contested from April 11–17, 2009. The tournament was played amongst two separate groups. Group A's tournament was held in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Group B games was hosted by Toruń, Poland.[1]

2009 IIHF World Championship
Division I
2009 IIHF World Championship Division I Logo.png
Tournament details
Host countries Lithuania
 Poland
DatesApril 11 - April 17
Teams12 (two groups of 6)
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches played30
Goals scored194 (6.47 per match)
Attendance65,209 (2,174 per match)
2008
2010

ParticipantsEdit

Group AEdit

Group A was contested in   Vilnius.

Team Qualification
  Slovenia Relegated from Elite Pool in 2008.
  Kazakhstan Placed second in Group A at the 2008 Division I tournament.
  Japan Placed third in Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
  Lithuania Host, Placed fourth in Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
  Croatia Placed in fifth Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
  Australia Placed first in Division II tournament pool, Promoted to Division I.

Group BEdit

Group B was contested in   Toruń.

Team Qualification
  Italy Relegated from Elite Pool at the 2008 tournament.
  Ukraine Placed second in Group B at the 2008 Division I tournament.
  Poland Host, placed third in Group A at the 2008 Division I tournament.
  Great Britain Placed fourth in Group A at the 2008 Division I
  Netherlands Placed fifth in Group A at the 2008 Division I tournament.
  Romania Placed first in Division II tournament pool, Promoted to Division I.

Group A TournamentEdit

FixturesEdit

All times local.

April 11, 2009
13:00
Croatia  1–7  JapanSiemens Arena
April 11, 2009
16:30
Australia  0–6  SloveniaSiemens Arena
April 11, 2009
20:00
Lithuania  1–5  KazakhstanSiemens Arena
April 12, 2009
13:00
Japan  7–1  AustraliaSiemens Arena
April 12, 2009
16:30
Kazakhstan  6–1  CroatiaSiemens Arena
April 12, 2009
20:00
Slovenia  8–2  LithuaniaSiemens Arena
April 14, 2009
13:00
Kazakhstan  3–1  JapanSiemens Arena
April 14, 2009
16:30
Slovenia  4–2  CroatiaSiemens Arena
April 14, 2009
20:00
Australia  3–9  LithuaniaSiemens Arena
April 15, 2009
13:00
Japan  1–2  SloveniaSiemens Arena
April 15, 2009
16:30
Kazakhstan  13–2  AustraliaSiemens Arena
April 15, 2009
20:00
Lithuania  7–2  CroatiaSiemens Arena
April 17, 2009
13:00
Croatia  5–1  AustraliaSiemens Arena
April 17, 2009
16:30
Slovenia  1–2  KazakhstanSiemens Arena
April 17, 2009
20:00
Japan  5–1  LithuaniaSiemens Arena

StandingsEdit

Promoted to Elite Pool for 2010
Relegated to Division II for 2010
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1   Kazakhstan 5 5 0 0 0 29 6 +23 15
2   Slovenia 5 4 0 0 1 21 7 +14 12
3   Japan 5 3 0 0 2 21 8 +13 9
4   Lithuania 5 2 0 0 3 20 23 -3 6
5   Croatia 5 1 0 0 4 11 25 -14 3
6   Australia 5 0 0 0 5 7 40 -33 0

Group B TournamentEdit

FixturesEdit

All times local.

April 11, 2009
13:00
Great Britain  2–4  UkraineArena Toruń
April 11, 2009
16:30
Romania  0–11  ItalyArena Toruń
April 11, 2009
20:00
Netherlands  1–3  PolandArena Toruń
April 13, 2009
13:00
Italy  5–2  Great BritainArena Toruń
April 13, 2009
16:30
Ukraine  5–1  NetherlandsArena Toruń
April 13, 2009
20:00
Poland  7–0  RomaniaArena Toruń
April 14, 2009
13:00
Italy  4–0  NetherlandsArena Toruń
April 14, 2009
16:30
Romania  0–8  Great BritainArena Toruń
April 14, 2009
20:00
Ukraine  2–1 SO  PolandArena Toruń
April 16, 2009
13:00
Great Britain  3–2  NetherlandsArena Toruń
April 16, 2009
16:30
Ukraine  7–0  RomaniaArena Toruń
April 16, 2009
20:00
Poland  2–4  ItalyArena Toruń
April 17, 2009
13:00
Netherlands  5–1  RomaniaArena Toruń
April 17, 2009
16:30
Italy  2–0  UkraineArena Toruń
April 17, 2009
20:00
Poland  1–2 OT  Great BritainArena Toruń

Note: OT indicates that the game was won in overtime. SO indicates that the game was won through a shootout.

StandingsEdit

Promoted to Elite Pool for 2010
Relegated to Division II for 2010
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1   Italy 5 5 0 0 0 26 4 +22 15
2   Ukraine 5 3 1 0 1 18 6 +12 11
3   Great Britain 5 2 1 0 2 17 12 +5 8
4   Poland 5 2 0 2 1 14 9 +5 8
5   Netherlands 5 1 0 0 4 9 16 -7 3
6   Romania 5 0 0 0 5 1 38 -37 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hokejowe MŚ: Co, gdzie, kiedy i za ile?" (in Polish). Gazeta.pl. 2009-04-06. Archived from the original on 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2009-04-11.

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