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2018–19 IIHF Continental Cup

The 2018–19 Continental Cup is the 22nd edition of the IIHF Continental Cup, Europe's second-tier ice hockey club competition organised by International Ice Hockey Federation. The season started on 28 September 2018 and the final tournament will be played from 11 to 13 January 2019.[1]

2018–2019 IIHF Continental Cup
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Tournament details
Dates28 September 2018 – 13 January 2019
Teams17

Contents

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Qualification
Enter in the third round
  HK Gomel 2017 Belarusian Cup winners
  Medveščak Zagreb 2017–18 Croatian Ice Hockey League champions
  Lyon Lions 2017–18 Coupe de France winners
  Belfast Giants 2017–18 Challenge Cup winners
  Arlan Kokshetau 2017–18 Kazakhstan Hockey Championship champions
  GKS Katowice 2017–18 Polska Hokej Liga runners-up
Enter in the second round
  MAC Budapest 2017–18 Erste Liga champions
  Ritten Sport 2017–18 IHL - Elite champions
  Kurbads Riga 2017–18 Latvian Hockey Higher League champions
  Crvena Zvezda 2017–18 Serbian Hockey League champions
  HDD Jesenice 2017–18 Slovenian Ice Hockey League champions
  Txuri Urdin 2017–18 Liga Nacional de Hockey Hielo champions
  HC Donbass 2017–18 Ukrainian Hockey League champions
Enter in the first round
  Irbis-Skate Sofia 2017–18 Bulgarian Hockey League champions
  Vikingar Akureyri 2017–18 Icelandic Hockey League champions
  HC Bat Yam 2017–18 Israeli Hockey League champions
  Zeytinburnu Belediyespor 2017–18 Turkish Ice Hockey Super League champions

First roundEdit

Group AEdit

The Group A tournament was played in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 28 to 30 September 2018.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Vikingar Akureyri 3 2 1 0 0 13 5 +8 8 Advance to Second round
2   Irbis-Skate Sofia (H) 3 2 0 1 0 17 8 +9 7
3   Zeytinburnu Belediyespor 3 1 0 0 2 7 11 −4 3
4   HC Bat Yam 3 0 0 0 3 1 14 −13 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.

All times are local (UTC+3).

28 September 2018
16:00
Zeytinburnu Belediyespor  4–0
(1–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  HC Bat YamWinter Sports Palace
Attendance: 50
28 September 2018
20:00
Vikingar Akureyri  5–4 GWS
(2–2, 1–0, 1–2)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  Irbis-Skate SofiaWinter Sports Palace
Attendance: 563
29 September 2018
14:00
Irbis-Skate Sofia  8–1
(2–1, 2–0, 4–0)
  HC Bat YamWinter Sports Palace
Attendance: 250
29 September 2018
18:00
Zeytinburnu Belediyespor  1–6
(0–2, 1–3, 0–1)
  Vikingar AkureyriWinter Sports Palace
Attendance: 213
30 September 2018
14:00
HC Bat Yam  0–2
(0–0, 0–2, 0–0)
  Vikingar AkureyriWinter Sports Palace
Attendance: 150
30 September 2018
18:00
Irbis-Skate Sofia  5–2
(3–1, 0–1, 2–0)
  Zeytinburnu BelediyesporWinter Sports Palace
Attendance: 619

Second roundEdit

Group BEdit

The Group B tournament was played in Ritten, Italy, from 19 to 21 October 2018.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Ritten Sport (H) 3 3 0 0 0 16 6 +10 9 Advance to Third round
2   HDD Jesenice 3 1 0 1 1 6 11 −5 4
3   MAC Budapest 3 1 0 0 2 12 8 +4 3
4   Crvena Zvezda 3 0 1 0 2 6 15 −9 2
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.

All times are local (UTC+2).

19 October 2018
16:00
MAC Budapest  8–0
(1–0, 6–0, 1–0)
  Crvena ZvezdaArena Ritten
Attendance: 75
19 October 2018
20:00
HDD Jesenice  1–6
(0–3, 1–3, 0–0)
  Ritten SportArena Ritten
Attendance: 812
20 October 2018
16:00
MAC Budapest  3–4
(0–1, 2–2, 1–1)
  HDD JeseniceArena Ritten
Attendance: 120
20 October 2018
20:00
Ritten Sport  6–4
(2–1, 0–2, 4–1)
  Crvena ZvezdaArena Ritten
Attendance: 900
21 October 2018
14:00
Crvena Zvezda  2–1 OT
(0–0, 0–0, 1–1)
(OT 1–0)
  HDD JeseniceArena Ritten
Attendance: 51
21 October 2018
18:00
Ritten Sport  4–1
(2–0, 1–1, 1–0)
  MAC BudapestArena Ritten
Attendance: 825

Group CEdit

The Group C tournament was played in Riga, Latvia, from 19 to 21 October 2018.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Kurbads Riga (H) 3 3 0 0 0 19 4 +15 9 Advance to Third round
2   HC Donbass 3 2 0 0 1 13 7 +6 6
3   Vikingar Akureyri 3 1 0 0 2 8 17 −9 3
4   Txuri Urdin 3 0 0 0 3 5 17 −12 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.

All times are local (UTC+3).

19 October 2018
15:30
Txuri Urdin  2–6
(0–2, 2–3, 0–1)
  HC DonbassKurbads Ledus Halle
Attendance: 160
19 October 2018
19:30
Kurbads Riga  9–2
(3–0, 4–1, 2–1)
  Vikingar AkureyriKurbads Ledus Halle
Attendance: 173
20 October 2018
14:00
HC Donbass  6–3
(1–1, 1–1, 4–1)
  Vikingar AkureyriKurbads Ledus Halle
Attendance: 75
20 October 2018
18:00
Kurbads Riga  8–1
(2–0, 5–1, 1–0)
  Txuri UrdinKurbads Ledus Halle
Attendance: 750
21 October 2018
14:00
Vikingar Akureyri  3–2
(0–0, 1–1, 2–1)
  Txuri UrdinKurbads Ledus Halle
Attendance: 63
21 October 2018
18:00
HC Donbass  1–2
(0–0, 0–2, 1–0)
  Kurbads RigaKurbads Ledus Halle
Attendance: 968

Third roundEdit

Group DEdit

The Group D tournament was played in Lyon, France, from 16 to 18 November 2018.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Arlan Kokshetau 3 1 2 0 0 9 4 +5 7 Advance to Final
2   HK Gomel 3 2 0 0 1 8 6 +2 6
3   Kurbads Riga 3 1 0 1 1 8 12 −4 4
4   Lyon Lions (H) 3 0 0 1 2 4 7 −3 1
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.

All times are local (UTC+1).

16 November 2018
14:30
HK Gomel  6–2
(3–0, 1–2, 2–0)
  Kurbads RigaPatinoire Charlemagne
Attendance: 105
16 November 2018
20:30
Lyon Lions  1–2 GWS
(0–1, 1–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
  Arlan KokshetauPatinoire Charlemagne
Attendance: 2,224
17 November 2018
15:00
Arlan Kokshetau  4–3 GWS
(1–2, 1–0, 1–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  Kurbads RigaPatinoire Charlemagne
Attendance: 112
17 November 2018
20:00
HK Gomel  2–1
(3–0, 1–2, 2–0)
  Lyon LionsPatinoire Charlemagne
Attendance: 2,006
18 November 2018
14:00
Arlan Kokshetau  3–0
(2–0, 1–0, 0–0)
  HK GomelPatinoire Charlemagne
Attendance: 205
18 November 2018
18:00
Kurbads Riga  3–2
(1–1, 0–0, 2–1)
  Lyon LionsPatinoire Charlemagne
Attendance: 1,452

Group EEdit

The Group E tournament was played in Belfast, United Kingdom, from 15 to 17 November 2018.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Belfast Giants (H) 3 2 0 0 1 12 6 +6 6[a] Advance to Final
2   GKS Katowice 3 2 0 0 1 10 5 +5 6[a]
3   Medveščak Zagreb 3 2 0 0 1 6 7 −1 6[a]
4   Ritten Sport 3 0 0 0 3 3 13 −10 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Belfast Giants 3 Pts, +2 GD; GKS Katowice 3 Pts, +1 GD; Medveščak Zagreb 3 Pts, –3 GD

All times are local (UTC±0).

15 November 2018
15:00
GKS Katowice  4–0
(1–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  Ritten SportSSE Arena
Attendance: 200
15 November 2018
19:00
Medveščak Zagreb  0–4
(0–1, 0–1, 0–2)
  Belfast GiantsSSE Arena
Attendance: 2,929
16 November 2018
15:00
GKS Katowice  2–3
(0–2, 1–0, 1–1)
  Medveščak ZagrebSSE Arena
Attendance: 642
16 November 2018
19:00
Belfast Giants  6–2
(2–2, 2–0, 2–0)
  Ritten SportSSE Arena
Attendance: 3,595
17 November 2018
15:00
Ritten Sport  1–3
(0–1, 0–0, 1–2)
  Medveščak ZagrebSSE Arena
Attendance: 578
17 November 2018
19:00
Belfast Giants  2–4
(1–0, 1–2, 0–2)
  GKS KatowiceSSE Arena
Attendance: 5,618

FinalEdit

Continental Cup Final tournament will be played in Belfast, United Kingdom, from 11 to 13 January 2019.

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Arlan Kokshetau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification to Champions Hockey League
2   Belfast Giants (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   GKS Katowice 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   HK Gomel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 11 January 2019. Source: [ IIHF]
(H) Host.

All times are local (UTC±0).

11 January 2019
15:00
GKS Katowice  v  Arlan KokshetauSSE Arena
11 January 2019
19:00
Belfast Giants  v  HK GomelSSE Arena
12 January 2019
15:00
Arlan Kokshetau  v  HK GomelSSE Arena
12 January 2019
19:00
Belfast Giants  v  GKS KatowiceSSE Arena
13 January 2019
13:00
HK Gomel  v  GKS KatowiceSSE Arena
13 January 2019
17:00
Arlan Kokshetau  v  Belfast GiantsSSE Arena

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Continental Cup set". IIHF. 26 June 2018.

External linksEdit