2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament

The 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament was an under-18 ice hockey tournament held in Břeclav, Czech Republic and Piešťany, Slovakia from August 8–13, 2011. As in 2010, the venues were Alcaplast Arena in Břeclav and Patrícia Ice Arena 37 in Piešťany. Canada won gold for the fourth consecutive year, defeating Sweden 4–1 in the final after losing to them 5–1 in their opening game. After their championship win, Canadian head coach Steve Spott attributed their success to a balanced attack in the absence of any one superstar.[1]

2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Tournament details
Host countries Slovakia
 Czech Republic
DatesAugust 8–13, 2011
Teams8
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (16th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Russia
Fourth place Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played18
Goals scored118 (6.56 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Finland Teuvo Teräväinen (4 goals, 6 assists)

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  Sweden 3 3 0 0 0 14 7 9
  Canada 3 2 1 0 0 13 6 6
  Czech Republic 3 1 2 0 0 7 12 3
   Switzerland 3 0 3 0 0 4 13 0

Group BEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  Russia 3 2 0 0 1 12 8 7
  Finland 3 2 1 0 0 17 8 6
  United States 3 0 1 2 0 13 15 4
  Slovakia 3 0 2 0 1 9 20 1

Final roundEdit

Seventh place gameEdit

August 12, 2011   Switzerland6–0  SlovakiaPatrícia Ice Arena 37

Fifth place gameEdit

August 12, 2011  Czech Republic1–3  United StatesAlcaplast Arena

Semifinal 1Edit

August 12, 2011  Canada5–0
(1–0, 3–0, 1–0)
  RussiaPatrícia Ice Arena 37

Semifinal 2Edit

August 12, 2011  Sweden4–3 (OT)
(0–1, 2–0, 1–2, 1-0)
  FinlandAlcaplast Arena

Bronze medal gameEdit

August 13, 2011  Russia2–1 (SO)
(0–0, 1–1, 0–0, 0-0, 1-0)
  FinlandPatrícia Ice Arena 37

Gold medal gameEdit

August 13, 2011  Canada4–1
(1–0, 1–1, 2–0)
  SwedenAlcaplast Arena

Final standingsEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canada 4 - Sweden 1". Hockey Canada. Canadian Press. 2011-08-13. Retrieved 2011-08-14.
Preceded by
2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
2011
Succeeded by
2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament