2014 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III

The 2014 IIHF U18 World Championship Division III was a pair of international under-18 ice hockey tournaments organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation.[1] The Division III A and Division III B tournaments represent the sixth and the seventh tier of the IIHF World U18 Championship.

2014 IIHF U18 World Championship Division III
2014 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III.png
Tournament details
Host countries Bulgaria
 Turkey
Dates24 – 30 March 2014
13 – 15 February 2014
Teams9
2013
2015

Division III AEdit

The Division III A tournament was played in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 24 to 30 March 2014.[2]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Australia placed 6th in 2013 Division II B and were relegated
  New Zealand placed 2nd in 2013 Division III A
  Chinese Taipei placed 3rd in 2013 Division III A
  Bulgaria hosts, placed 4th in 2013 Division III A
  Mexico placed 5th in 2013 Division III A
  Israel placed 1st in 2013 Division III B and were promoted

Final standingsEdit

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Australia 5 4 0 0 1 14 6 +8 12
  Israel 5 3 0 0 2 25 15 +10 9
  Chinese Taipei 5 2 1 0 2 12 13 −1 8
  Bulgaria 5 2 0 0 3 11 17 −6 6
  Mexico 5 2 0 0 3 13 10 +3 6
  New Zealand 5 1 0 1 3 9 23 −14 4
Promoted to the 2015 Division II B Relegated to the 2015 Division III B

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Eastern European TimeUTC+2 / 30 March 2014: Eastern European Summer TimeUTC+3)

24 March 2014
13:00
New Zealand  2–7
(0–0, 1–6, 1–1)
  IsraelWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
24 March 2014
16:30
Chinese Taipei  1–2
(0–0, 0–2, 1–0)
  AustraliaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
24 March 2014
20:00
Mexico  2–3
(0–1, 1–0, 1–2)
  BulgariaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia

25 March 2014
13:00
New Zealand  2–3 GWS
(0–1, 0–0, 2–1)
(0–0, 0–1)
  Chinese TaipeiWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
25 March 2014
16:30
Israel  2–5
(0–1, 1–3, 1–1)
  MexicoWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
25 March 2014
20:00
Australia  0–1
(0–0, 0–0, 0–1)
  BulgariaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia

27 March 2014
13:00
Australia  3–2
(2–1, 0–0, 1–1)
  IsraelWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
27 March 2014
16:30
New Zealand  0–3
(0–1, 0–0, 0–2)
  MexicoWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
27 March 2014
20:00
Chinese Taipei  3–1
(0–1, 0–0, 3–0)
  BulgariaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia

28 March 2014
13:00
Mexico  2–3
(0–1, 1–2, 1–0)
  AustraliaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
28 March 2014
16:30
Israel  7–3
(1–2, 1–0, 5–1)
  Chinese TaipeiWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
28 March 2014
20:00
Bulgaria  4–5
(2–2, 1–1, 1–2)
  New ZealandWinter Sports Palace, Sofia

30 March 2014
13:00
Chinese Taipei  2–1
(00–, 0–1, 2–0)
  MexicoWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
30 March 2014
16:30
Bulgaria  2–7
(1–3, 0–2, 1–2)
  IsraelWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
30 March 2014
20:00
Australia  6–0
(3–0, 3–0, 0–0)
  New ZealandWinter Sports Palace, Sofia

Division III BEdit

The Division III B tournament was played in İzmit, Turkey, from 13 to 15 February 2014.[3]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  South Africa placed 2nd in 2013 Division III B
  Turkey hosts, placed 3rd in 2013 Division III B
  Hong Kong (first U18 WCh participation ever)

Final standingsEdit

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  South Africa 2 2 0 0 0 10 4 +6 6
  Turkey 2 1 0 0 1 6 4 +2 3
  Hong Kong 2 0 0 0 2 5 13 −8 0
Promoted to the 2015 Division III A

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Eastern European TimeUTC+2)

13 February 2014
19:00
Turkey  5–2
(2–0, 0–1, 3–1)
  Hong KongK.B.B. Ice Arena, İzmit
14 February 2014
15:00
Hong Kong  3–8
(1–1, 2–3, 0–4)
  South AfricaK.B.B. Ice Arena, İzmit
15 February 2014
15:00
South Africa  2–1
(0–0, 0–1, 2–0)
  TurkeyK.B.B. Ice Arena, İzmit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Program of 2014 World Championships". Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  2. ^ Division III A statistics
  3. ^ Division III B statistics