2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II

The 2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II was an international Ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Group A was contested in Bled, Slovenia, running from 2 to 8 April 2016, Group B in Jaca, Spain on 29 February–6 March 2016 and Group B qualification in Sofia, Bulgaria on 7–10 December 2015.[1]

2016 IIHF Women's World Championship
Division II
2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II.png
Tournament details
Host countries Slovenia
 Spain
 Bulgaria
Dates2–8 April
29 February–6 March
7–10 December 2015
Teams15
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
2015
2017

VenuesEdit

Group A Group B Group B Qualification
Bled Jaca Sofia
Ledena dvorana Bled
Capacity: 5,000
Pabellón de Hielo
Capacity: 3,579
Winter Sports Palace
Capacity: 4,600
     

Group A tournamentEdit

2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II A
Tournament details
Host country  Slovenia
Dates2–8 April
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored120 (8 per match)
Attendance5,035 (336 per match)
Scoring leader(s)  Karolina Późniewska
(14 points)
WebsiteIIHF.com

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  North Korea Placed 6th in Division I B last year and were relegated.
  Great Britain Placed 2nd in Division II A last year.
  South Korea Placed 3rd in Division II A last year.
  Poland Placed 4th in Division II A last year.
  Croatia Placed 5th in Division II A last year.
  Slovenia Host, placed 1st in Division II B last year and were promoted.

Match officialsEdit

4 referees and 7 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[2]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Poland (P) 5 4 0 0 1 37 9 +28 12[a] Promoted to Division I B
2   South Korea 5 4 0 0 1 15 3 +12 12[a]
3   Great Britain 5 4 0 0 1 34 3 +31 12[a]
4   North Korea 5 2 0 0 3 21 23 −2 6
5   Slovenia (H) 5 1 0 0 4 9 27 −18 3
6   Croatia (R) 5 0 0 0 5 4 55 −51 0 Relegation to Division II B
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Poland 3 Pts, 3–3 GD; South Korea 3 Pts, 2–2 GD; Great Britain 3 Pts, 2–2 GD. After the tie is broken, head-to-head is used and South Korea defeated Great Britain 1–0.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

2 April 2016
13:00
South Korea  4–1
(1–1, 1–0, 2–0)
  North KoreaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 200
2 April 2016
16:30
Great Britain  19–1
(7–1, 4–0, 8–0)
  CroatiaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 210
2 April 2016
20:00
Slovenia  2–9
(0–4, 2–5, 0–0)
  PolandLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 540
3 April 2016
13:00
Great Britain  0–1
(0–0, 0–1, 0–0)
  South KoreaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 245
3 April 2016
16:30
Croatia  1–6
(1–1, 0–3, 0–2)
  SloveniaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 860
3 April 2016
20:00
North Korea  4–9
(2–3, 1–2, 1–4)
  PolandLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 205
5 April 2016
13:00
North Korea  8–2
(2–2, 2–0, 4–0)
  CroatiaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 210
5 April 2016
16:30
South Korea  1–2
(0–0, 0–0, 1–2)
  PolandLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 325
5 April 2016
20:00
Great Britain  6–0
(3–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  SloveniaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 670
7 April 2016
13:00
Poland  1–2
(1–0, 0–2, 0–0)
  Great BritainLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 240
7 April 2016
16:30
Croatia  0–6
(0–2, 0–3, 0–1)
  South KoreaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 200
7 April 2016
20:00
Slovenia  1–8
(0–2, 1–3, 0–3)
  North KoreaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 430
8 April 2016
13:00
Poland  16–0
(6–0, 6–0, 4–0)
  CroatiaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 100
8 April 2016
16:30
North Korea  0–7
(0–2, 0–2, 0–3)
  Great BritainLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 150
8 April 2016
20:00
South Korea  3–0
(2–0, 1–0, 0–0)
  SloveniaLedena dvorana Bled, Bled
Attendance: 450

Awards and statisticsEdit

AwardsEdit

Source: IIHF.com

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
  Karolina Późniewska 5 7 7 14 +10 2 F
  Magdaleną Czaplik 5 3 8 11 +10 2 F
  Katarzyna Frąckowiak 5 8 2 10 +9 6 F
  Leanne Ganney 5 5 5 10 +11 4 F
  Katie Henry 5 4 6 10 +11 6 F
  Saffron Allen 5 5 3 8 +8 4 F
  Choe Jong-hui 5 4 4 8 +5 6 F
  Kamila Wieczorek 5 2 6 8 +8 0 F
  Sophie Herbert 5 4 3 7 +9 6 F
  Pia Pren 5 4 3 7 –3 2 F

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: IIHF.com

Goaltending leadersEdit

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.

Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
  Nicole Jackson 271:02 3 0.66 125 97.60 2
  Shin So-jung 239:48 3 0.75 76 96.05 2
  Martyna Sass 299:05 9 1.81 135 93.33 1
  Pia Dukarič 123:05 10 4.87 101 90.10 0
  Ines Confidenti 176:55 17 5.77 131 87.02 0

TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

Group B tournamentEdit

2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II B
Tournament details
Host country  Spain
Dates29 February–6 March
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored113 (7.53 per match)
Attendance7,633 (509 per match)
Scoring leader(s)  Alivia del Basso
(19 points)
MVP  Alivia del Basso
WebsiteIIHF.com

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  New Zealand Placed 6th in Division II A and were relegated.
  Mexico Placed 2nd in Division II B last year.
  Spain Host, placed 3rd in Division II B last year.
  Iceland Placed 4th in Division II B last year.
  Australia Placed 5th in Division II B last year.
  Turkey Placed 1st in Division II B qualification last year and were promoted.
  • Australia announced their intention to withdraw from competition in December,[3] however have changed their plans with the tournament rescheduled for Spain.[4]

Match officialsEdit

4 referees and 7 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[5]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Australia (P) 5 4 0 1 0 32 6 +26 13 Promoted to Division II A
2   Spain (H) 5 4 0 0 1 26 8 +18 12
3   Iceland 5 3 0 0 2 21 10 +11 9
4   Mexico 5 2 1 0 2 13 9 +4 8
5   New Zealand 5 1 0 0 4 13 40 −27 3
6   Turkey (R) 5 0 0 0 5 8 40 −32 0 Relegation to Division II B qualification
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

29 February 2016
13:00
Turkey  2–7
(0–2, 2–2, 0–3)
  IcelandPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 120
29 February 2016
16:30
Mexico  2–1 GWS
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  AustraliaPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 200
29 February 2016
20:00
Spain  11–1
(6–0, 4–0, 1–1)
  New ZealandPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 850
1 March 2016
13:00
Australia  12–0
(4–0, 6–0, 2–0)
  TurkeyPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 120
1 March 2016
16:30
New Zealand  2–8
(1–5, 1–2, 0–1)
  IcelandPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 135
1 March 2016
20:00
Mexico  0–3
(0–1, 0–2, 0–0)
  SpainPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 650
3 March 2016
13:00
New Zealand  1–12
(0–2, 1–5, 0–5)
  AustraliaPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 132
3 March 2016
16:30
Mexico  6–1
(1–0, 3–0, 2–1)
  TurkeyPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 550
3 March 2016
20:00
Spain  3–2
(1–0, 1–1, 1–1)
  IcelandPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 1,050
5 March 2016
13:00
Iceland  2–0
(1–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  MexicoPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 152
5 March 2016
16:30
Turkey  4–7
(0–1, 1–1, 3–5)
  New ZealandPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 354
5 March 2016
20:00
Australia  4–1
(2–1, 0–0, 2–0)
  SpainPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 1,600
6 March 2016
13:00
New Zealand  2–5
(1–2, 1–2, 0–1)
  MexicoPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 120
6 March 2016
16:30
Iceland  2–3
(0–1, 1–1, 1–1)
  AustraliaPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 700
6 March 2016
20:00
Spain  8–1
(2–0, 4–0, 2–1)
  TurkeyPabellon de Hielo, Jaca
Attendance: 900

Awards and statisticsEdit

AwardsEdit

Source: IIHF.com

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
  Alivia del Basso 5 8 11 19 +13 8 F
  Anjali Thakker 5 7 3 10 –4 2 F
  Flosrún Jóhannesdóttir 5 6 3 9 +7 4 F
  Shona Powell 5 5 4 9 +7 10 F
  Sunna Björgvinsdóttir 5 6 1 7 0 2 F
  Sharna Godfrey 5 3 4 7 +8 12 F
  Lucy Parrington 5 2 5 7 +10 4 F
  Silvia Björgvinsdóttir 5 5 1 6 +5 0 F
  Francia Hernández 5 3 3 6 +4 6 F
  Laura Danielsson Borrasca 5 2 4 6 0 2 F
  Daniela Gendron 5 2 4 6 +1 6 D

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: IIHF.com

Goaltending leadersEdit

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.

Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
  Alba Gonzalo 259:41 5 1.16 106 95.28 1
  María Meza 251:24 6 1.43 109 94.78 0
  Elise Väljaots 178:59 5 1.68 82 94.25 1
  Michelle Coonan 185:00 5 1.62 39 88.64 0
  Shelby Wood 196:53 26 7.92 127 83.01 0

TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

Group B Qualification tournamentEdit

2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Division II B Qualification
Tournament details
Host country  Bulgaria
Dates7–10 December 2015
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored50 (8.33 per match)
Attendance1,451 (242 per match)
Scoring leader(s)  Ip Estelle Claudia
(11 points)
WebsiteIIHF.com

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Hong Kong Placed 2nd in the Division II B Qualification last year.
  South Africa Placed 3rd in the Division II B Qualification last year.
  Bulgaria Host, placed 4th in Division II B Qualification last year.
  Romania Had not participated since 2011

Match officialsEdit

3 referees and 5 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[6]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Romania (P) 3 2 0 1 0 15 9 +6 7 Promoted to Division II B
2   Hong Kong 3 2 0 0 1 15 9 +6 6
3   South Africa 3 1 1 0 1 12 8 +4 5
4   Bulgaria (H) 3 0 0 0 3 8 24 −16 0
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host; (P) Promoted.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

7 December 2015
16:00
South Africa  3–2
(0–1, 2–1, 0–0)
OT (1–0)
  RomaniaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 100
7 December 2015
19:30
Bulgaria  2–9
(1–2, 1–3, 0–4)
  Hong KongWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 350
8 December 2015
16:00
Hong Kong  3–5
(2–1, 1–2, 0–2)
  RomaniaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 100
8 December 2015
19:30
South Africa  7–3
(2–1, 3–2, 2–0)
  BulgariaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 250
10 December 2015
16:00
Hong Kong  3–2
(0–1, 1–0, 2–1)
  South AfricaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 111
10 December 2015
19:30
Romania  8–3
(3–1, 2–1, 3–1)
  BulgariaWinter Sports Palace, Sofia
Attendance: 540

StatisticsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
  Ip Estelle Claudia 3 8 3 11 +2 4 F
  Wong Tsui Yi 3 5 5 10 +1 2 F
  Ana Voicu 3 7 2 9 +9 2 F
  Noémi Balló 3 4 4 8 +10 0 F
  Dalene Rhode 3 4 1 5 +2 2 F
  Chloe Schuurman 3 2 2 4 +4 2 F
  Mirela Zareva 3 2 2 4 –3 12 F
  Kong Cheryl Lauren 3 1 3 4 +1 6 F
  Amalia Koleva 3 3 0 3 –7 8 F
  Donne Oxenham 3 3 0 3 +1 2 D

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: IIHF.com

Leading goaltendersEdit

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.

Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
  Wong Ying Chi Virginia 94:25 3 1.91 36 91.67 0
  Shaylene Swanepoel 121:44 5 2.46 47 89.36 0
  Lee Jenny Kai-Chin 85:35 6 4.21 49 87.76 0
  Vesela Krasteva 165:00 22 8.00 136 83.82 0
  Beáta Antal 182:52 9 2.95 50 82.00 0

TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament allocations". iihfworlds2015.com. 15 May 2015. Archived from the original on 16 April 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  2. ^ IIA Assignsments
  3. ^ "Australia withdraws". iihf.com. 23 December 2015.
  4. ^ "National women's team announced". iha.org.au. 6 February 2016.
  5. ^ IIB Officials
  6. ^ Competition officials