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2016 IIHF World Championship Group A

Group A was one of two groups of the 2016 IIHF World Championship. The four best placed teams advanced to the playoff round, while the last placed team was relegated to Division I in 2017.[1]

Contents

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Czech Republic 7 5 1 1 0 27 12 +15 18[a] Playoff round
2   Russia (H) 7 6 0 0 1 32 10 +22 18[a]
3   Sweden 7 3 2 0 2 23 18 +5 13
4   Denmark 7 2 2 1 2 17 22 −5 11
5   Norway 7 2 1 0 4 13 22 −9 8[b]
6    Switzerland 7 1 1 3 2 20 26 −6 8[b]
7   Latvia 7 1 0 3 3 13 22 −9 6
8   Kazakhstan (R) 7 0 1 0 6 15 28 −13 2 Relegation to Division I A[c]
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; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Czech Republic 3–0 Russia
  2. ^ a b Norway 4–3 Switzerland
  3. ^ The rules state that "the bottom ranked two teams will be relegated" and the 2017 hosts (France and Germany) cannot be relegated by rule.[2]

All times are local (UTC+3).

MatchesEdit

Sweden vs LatviaEdit

6 May 2016
16:15
Sweden  2–1 OT
(1–0, 0–0, 0–1)
OT (1–0)
  LatviaVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 4,420

Czech Republic vs RussiaEdit

6 May 2016
20:15
Czech Republic  3–0
(1–0, 1–0, 1–0)
  RussiaVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 9,696

Switzerland vs KazakhstanEdit

7 May 2016
12:15
Switzerland   2–3 GWS
(1–0, 0–1, 1–1)
OT (0–0)
GWS (0–1)
  KazakhstanVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 5,420

Norway vs DenmarkEdit

7 May 2016
16:15
Norway  0–3
(0–0, 0–2, 0–1)
  DenmarkVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 6,668

Latvia vs Czech RepublicEdit

7 May 2016
20:15
Latvia  3–4 GWS
(0–2, 1–0, 2–1)
OT (0–0)
GWS (0–1)
  Czech RepublicVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 4,650

Kazakhstan vs RussiaEdit

8 May 2016
12:15
Kazakhstan  4–6
(3–3, 0–1, 1–2)
  RussiaVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 10,122

Norway vs SwitzerlandEdit

8 May 2016
16:15
Norway  4–3 OT
(1–1, 2–0, 0–2)
OT (1–0)
   SwitzerlandVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 4,515

Sweden vs DenmarkEdit

8 May 2016
20:15
Sweden  5–2
(0–1, 4–0, 1–1)
  DenmarkVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 5,385

Latvia vs RussiaEdit

9 May 2016
16:15
Latvia  0–4
(0–0, 0–2, 0–2)
  RussiaVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 10,440

Sweden vs Czech RepublicEdit

9 May 2016
20:15
Sweden  2–4
(2–0, 0–3, 0–1)
  Czech RepublicVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 7,780

Switzerland vs DenmarkEdit

10 May 2016
16:15
Switzerland   3–2 OT
(0–2, 0–0, 2–0)
OT (1–0)
  DenmarkVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 5,962

Kazakhstan vs NorwayEdit

10 May 2016
20:15
Kazakhstan  2–4
(1–1, 1–2, 0–1)
  NorwayVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 7,384

Switzerland vs LatviaEdit

11 May 2016
16:15
Switzerland   5–4
(0–0, 3–3, 2–1)
  LatviaVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 5,692

Sweden vs KazakhstanEdit

11 May 2016
20:15
Sweden  7–3
(3–1, 3–0, 1–2)
  KazakhstanVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 8,729

Czech Republic vs NorwayEdit

12 May 2016
16:15
Czech Republic  7–0
(3–0, 4–0, 0–0)
  NorwayVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 5,124

Russia vs DenmarkEdit

12 May 2016
20:15
Russia  10–1
(3–0, 4–1, 3–0)
  DenmarkVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 11,022

Czech Republic vs KazakhstanEdit

13 May 2016
16:15
Czech Republic  3–1
(1–0, 0–0, 2–1)
  KazakhstanVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 8,234

Denmark vs LatviaEdit

13 May 2016
20:15
Denmark  3–2 GWS
(1–1, 1–1, 0–0)
OT (0–0)
GWS (1–0)
  LatviaVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 7,788

Norway vs SwedenEdit

14 May 2016
12:15
Norway  2–3
(0–0, 0–1, 2–2)
  SwedenVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 6,221

Russia vs SwitzerlandEdit

14 May 2016
16:15
Russia  5–1
(1–0, 1–0, 3–1)
   SwitzerlandVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 11,222

Kazakhstan vs LatviaEdit

14 May 2016
20:15
Kazakhstan  1–2
(1–0, 0–1, 0–1)
  LatviaVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 7,305

Denmark vs Czech RepublicEdit

15 May 2016
16:15
Denmark  2–1 GWS
(0–0, 0–1, 1–0)
OT (0–0)
GWS (1–0)
  Czech RepublicVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 8,107

Switzerland vs SwedenEdit

15 May 2016
20:15
Switzerland   2–3 GWS
(1–0, 0–1, 1–1)
OT (0–0)
GWS (0–1)
  SwedenVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 8,214

Russia vs NorwayEdit

16 May 2016
16:15
Russia  3–0
(0–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  NorwayVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 12,116

Denmark vs KazakhstanEdit

16 May 2016
20:15
Denmark  4–1
(3–0, 1–1, 0–0)
  KazakhstanVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 7,097

Czech Republic vs SwitzerlandEdit

17 May 2016
12:15
Czech Republic  5–4
(1–0, 1–1, 3–3)
   SwitzerlandVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 7,101

Latvia vs NorwayEdit

17 May 2016
16:15
Latvia  1–3
(1–1, 0–2, 0–0)
  NorwayVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 6,037

Russia vs SwedenEdit

17 May 2016
20:15
Russia  4–1
(2–0, 2–0, 0–1)
  SwedenVTB Ice Palace, Moscow
Attendance: 12,181

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Russia to open vs. Czechs". iihfworlds2016.com. 15 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Statutes and Bylaws (701.3)" (PDF). iihf.com. 10 September 2015.

External linksEdit