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2016 IIHF World Championship Group B

Group B 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

 
Team Canada wins the first match in Saint Petersburg against the United States
Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Finland 7 7 0 0 0 29 6 +23 21 Playoff round
2   Canada 7 6 0 0 1 34 8 +26 18
3   Germany 7 4 0 1 2 22 20 +2 13
4   United States 7 3 0 1 3 22 18 +4 10
5   Slovakia 7 2 1 0 4 15 23 −8 8
6   Belarus 7 2 0 0 5 16 32 −16 6
7   France 7 1 1 0 5 11 23 −12 5
8   Hungary (R) 7 1 0 0 6 12 31 −19 3 Relegation to Division I A[a]
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.
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ 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][3]


All times are local (UTC+3).

MatchesEdit

United States vs CanadaEdit

6 May 2016
16:15
United States  1–5
(1–2, 0–1, 0–2)
  CanadaYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,236

Finland vs BelarusEdit

6 May 2016
20:15
Finland  6–2
(0–0, 4–1, 2–1)
  BelarusYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,877

Slovakia vs HungaryEdit

7 May 2016
12:15
Slovakia  4–1
(2–1, 1–0, 1–0)
  HungaryYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 2,830

France vs GermanyEdit

7 May 2016
16:15
France  3–2 GWS
(1–0, 1–2, 0–0)
OT (0–0)
GWS (1–0)
  GermanyYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,750

Belarus vs United StatesEdit

7 May 2016
20:15
Belarus  3–6
(0–2, 2–3, 1–1)
  United StatesYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,762

Hungary vs CanadaEdit

8 May 2016
12:15
Hungary  1–7
(1–2, 0–4, 0–1)
  CanadaYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,825

Finland vs GermanyEdit

8 May 2016
16:15
Finland  5–1
(2–0, 2–1, 1–0)
  GermanyYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,409

France vs SlovakiaEdit

8 May 2016
20:15
France  1–5
(1–2, 0–2, 0–1)
  SlovakiaYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,850

Belarus vs CanadaEdit

9 May 2016
16:15
Belarus  0–8
(0–1, 0–4, 0–3)
  CanadaYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,536

Finland vs United StatesEdit

9 May 2016
20:15
Finland  3–2
(2–1, 0–0, 1–1)
  United StatesYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,830

Slovakia vs GermanyEdit

10 May 2016
16:15
Slovakia  1–5
(1–0, 0–3, 0–2)
  GermanyYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,715

Hungary vs FranceEdit

10 May 2016
20:15
Hungary  2–6
(1–3, 0–1, 1–2)
  FranceYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,340

Slovakia vs BelarusEdit

11 May 2016
16:15
Slovakia  2–4
(0–0, 2–0, 0–4)
  BelarusYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,172

Finland vs HungaryEdit

11 May 2016
20:15
Finland  3–0
(0–0, 1–0, 2–0)
  HungaryYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,794

United States vs FranceEdit

12 May 2016
16:15
United States  4–0
(0–0, 3–0, 1–0)
  FranceYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,287

Canada vs GermanyEdit

12 May 2016
20:15
Canada  5–2
(1–0, 1–2, 3–0)
  GermanyYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,369

United States vs HungaryEdit

13 May 2016
16:15
United States  5–1
(0–0, 3–0, 2–1)
  HungaryYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 3,598

Germany vs BelarusEdit

13 May 2016
20:15
Germany  5–2
(3–0, 1–1, 1–1)
  BelarusYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,275

France vs FinlandEdit

14 May 2016
12:15
France  1–3
(0–0, 0–3, 1–0)
  FinlandYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,278

Hungary vs BelarusEdit

14 May 2016
16:15
Hungary  5–2
(2–1, 2–1, 1–0)
  BelarusYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,539

Canada vs SlovakiaEdit

14 May 2016
20:15
Canada  5–0
(2–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  SlovakiaYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,512

Germany vs United StatesEdit

15 May 2016
16:15
Germany  3–2
(2–1, 0–1, 1–0)
  United StatesYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,798

Slovakia vs FinlandEdit

15 May 2016
20:15
Slovakia  0–5
(0–0, 0–2, 0–3)
  FinlandYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,679

Canada vs FranceEdit

16 May 2016
16:15
Canada  4–0
(1–0, 1–0, 2–0)
  FranceYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,219

Germany vs HungaryEdit

16 May 2016
20:15
Germany  4–2
(0–1, 1–0, 3–1)
  HungaryYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,038

United States vs SlovakiaEdit

17 May 2016
12:15
United States  2–3 OT
(0–1, 1–0, 1–1)
OT (0–1)
  SlovakiaYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,080

Belarus vs FranceEdit

17 May 2016
16:15
Belarus  3–0
(0–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  FranceYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 4,895

Canada vs FinlandEdit

17 May 2016
20:15
Canada  0–4
(0–0, 0–3, 0–1)
  FinlandYubileyny Sports Palace, Saint Petersburg
Attendance: 5,890

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Russia to open vs. Czechs". iihfworlds2016.com. 15 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Statutes and Bylaws (701.3)" (PDF). iihf.com. 10 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Tournament Format". iihf.com. 22 April 2016.

External linksEdit