2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships

The 10th edition of World Para Ice Hockey Championships (originally named IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships) was held in 2019. The championships were divided into three tournaments.

2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships
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Tournament details
Host country Czech Republic
Dates27 April – 4 May
Teams8
Venue(s)Ostravar Aréna, Ostrava
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg United States (4th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Canada
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg South Korea
Fourth place Czech Republic
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored129 (6.45 per match)
Attendance64,748 (3,237 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United States Declan Farmer
(14 points)
MVPCzech Republic Michal Geier
WebsiteParaOstrava2019.cz
2017
2021

The main event (Tournament A) was hosted by Ostrava, Czech Republic The first matches were played on April 27 and the championships concluded with the final game played on May 4.[1][2] It was the second time Ostrava World Para Ice Hockey Championships, as Ostrava hosted the Championships 10 years ago in 2009. The tournament achieved record number of spectators, as their total number reached 65,000.[3] It also broke record for single game as the semifinal of hosting team agains United States and bronze medal match agains South Korea saw 8,600 spectator each, both surpassing the record from 2002 Winter Paralympics in Salt Lake City.[4][5]

Tournament B was held in Berlin, Germany from November 17 to 22.[6][7]

Tournament C was held in Vierumäki, Finland, from November 6 to 8, 2018, with three teams competing: Australia, China, and Finland.[8]

FormatEdit

In Tournament A the contestants were divided into two groups based on their ranking. The top two teams from Group A advanced directly into semi-finals while the remaining two teams together with the best two teams from Group B advanced to quarter-finals. Remaining two teams from Group B were relegated to B-Pool for the following championships.

Tournament B was played in a round-robin where every team played a match with every other team. The top two teams then advanced to A-Pool for championships in 2021 while the last team was relegated to 2020 C-Pool.[6]

Tournament AEdit

VenueEdit

Ostrava
Ostravar Aréna
Capacity: 10,004
 

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   United States 3 3 0 0 0 17 1 +16 9 Semifinals
2   Canada 3 2 0 0 1 19 5 +14 6
3   South Korea 3 1 0 0 2 3 10 −7 3 Quarterfinals
4   Norway 3 0 0 0 3 4 27 −23 0
Source: IPC
27 April 2019
12:00
South Korea  3–2
(2–1, 1–1, 0–0)
  NorwayOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 600
27 April 2019
18:30
Canada  1–3
(0–0, 1–2, 0–1)
  United StatesOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 2,149
28 April 2019
13:00
Norway  2–14
(0–6, 1–7, 1–1)
  CanadaOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 756
28 April 2019
16:30
United States  4–0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
  South KoreaOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 1,513
30 April 2019
13:00
Canada  4–0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
  South KoreaOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 1,514
30 April 2019
16:30
United States  10–0
(5–0, 4–0, 1–0)
  NorwayOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 1,638

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Czech Republic (H) 3 3 0 0 0 18 0 +18 9 Quarterfinals
2   Italy 3 2 0 0 1 9 5 +4 6
3   Sweden 3 0 1 0 2 3 11 −8 2 Relegated to 2021 B-Pool
4   Japan 3 0 0 1 2 2 15 −13 1
Source: IPC
(H) Host.
27 April 2019
9:00
Italy  4–0
(1–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  SwedenOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 200
27 April 2019
15:00
Czech Republic  8–0
(2–0, 2–0, 4–0)
  JapanOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 7,224
28 April 2019
9:30
Japan  1–5
(0–2, 1–0, 0–3)
  ItalyOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 198
28 April 2019
20:00
Sweden  1–6
(1–3, 0–1, 0–2)
  Czech RepublicOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 4,895
30 April 2019
9:30
Sweden  2–1 GWS
(0–0, 0–1, 1–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  JapanOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 2,357
30 April 2019
20:00
Italy  0–4
(0–3, 0–1, 0–0)
  Czech RepublicOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 7,700

Playoff roundEdit

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Finals
                           
        A1   United States 10  
  A4   Norway 0       Czech Republic 2    
  B1   Czech Republic 5           United States (OT) 3
        Canada 2
        A2   Canada 10    
  A3   South Korea 6       South Korea 0  
  B2   Italy 3  
  7th place match     5th place match     Bronze medal match
                           
  A4   Japan 3       Norway (OT) 1       South Korea 4
  A3   Sweden (OT) 4       Italy 0       Czech Republic 1

Source: IPC

Seventh place matchEdit

1 May 2019
13:00
Japan  3–4 OT
(0–0, 1–1, 2–2)
(OT: 0–1)
  SwedenOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 243

QuarterfinalsEdit

1 May 2019
16:30
South Korea  6–3
(2–0, 2–2, 2–1)
  ItalyOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 1,874
1 May 2019
20:00
Norway  0–5
(0–0, 0–0, 0–5)
  Czech RepublicOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 7,249

Fifth place matchEdit

3 May 2019
13:00
Norway  1–0 OT
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 1–0)
  ItalyOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 876

SemifinalsEdit

3 May 2019
16:30
Canada  10–0
(4–0, 4–0, 2–0)
  South KoreaOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 2,467
3 May 2019
20:00
United States  10–2
(3–1, 7–1, 0–0)
  Czech RepublicOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 8,600

Bronze medal matchEdit

4 May 2019
13:00
South Korea  4–1
(1–0, 1–1, 2–0)
  Czech RepublicOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 8,600

FinalEdit

4 May 2019
16:30
United States  3–2 OT
(0–0, 1–2, 1–0)
(OT: 1–0)
  CanadaOstravar Aréna, Ostrava
Attendance: 4,095

Final ranking and statisticsEdit

Final rankingEdit

Pos Grp Team Next tournament
1 A   United States 2021 A-Pool, Group A
2 A   Canada
3 A   South Korea
4 B   Czech Republic
5 A   Norway 2021 A-Pool, Group B
6 B   Italy
7 B   Sweden 2021 B-Pool
8 B   Japan

Pos = Final position; Grp = Group
Source: IPC

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals, then by least number of games played.

# Player Gen GP G A Pts PIM +/- Pos
1   Declan Farmer M 5 7 7 14 0 +17 F
2   Tyler McGregor M 5 6 7 13 4 +9 F
3   Zdeněk Hábl M 6 3 10 13 6 +12 F
4   Liam Hickey M 5 8 4 12 0 +14 D
5   Michal Geier M 6 7 4 11 14 +12 F
6   Billy Bridges M 5 4 6 10 0 +10 F
7   Jack Wallace M 5 7 1 8 4 +9 D
8   Cho Byeong-seok M 4 4 4 8 2 +1 F
9   Brody Roybal M 5 4 4 8 6 +8 F
10   Zach Lavin M 5 3 5 8 2 +9 F
  Josh Pauls M 5 3 5 8 0 +13 D

Gen = Gender; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; Pos = Position
Source: IPC

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 Gen MiP SOG GA Sv% GAA SO
1   Andreas Nejman M 95:00 54 5 90.74 2.37 0
2   Michal Vápenka M 193:34 44 5 88.64 1.16 2
3   Dominic Larocque M 184:08 39 5 87.18 1.22 2
4   Steve Cash M 170:08 32 5 84.38 1.32 0
5   Gabriele Araudo M 139:17 42 9 78.57 2.91 1

Gen = Gender; MiP = Minutes and seconds played; SOG = Shots on goal; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average per 45 minutes; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IPC

AwardsEdit

Source: IPC

Source: IPC

Team rostersEdit

CanadaEdit

Source: [9]

Czech RepublicEdit

Source: [10]

ItalyEdit

Source: [11]

JapanEdit

Source: [12]

NorwayEdit

Source: [13]

South KoreaEdit

Source: [14]

SwedenEdit

Source: [15]

United StatesEdit

Source: [16]

Tournament BEdit

VenueEdit

All the matches were played in Berlin P09 Eissporthalle.

ResultsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Russia 5 5 0 0 0 74 1 +73 15 Advanced to 2021 A-Pool
2   Slovakia 5 3 1 0 1 29 12 +17 11
3   China 5 3 0 0 2 40 6 +34 9
4   Germany (H) 5 2 0 1 2 31 16 +15 7
5   Poland 5 1 0 0 4 3 70 −67 3
6   Great Britain 5 0 0 0 5 3 75 −72 0 Relegated to 2020 C-Pool
Source: IPC
(H) Host.
17 Nov 2019
11:00
Slovakia  14–1
(2–0, 6–0, 6–1)
  Great BritainP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 47
17 Nov 2019
15:00
Russia  27–0
(7–0, 9–0, 11–0)
  PolandP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 47
17 Nov 2019
19:00
China  4–1
(2–0, 1–1, 1–0)
  GermanyP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 618
18 Nov 2019
11:00
Russia  25–0
(7–0, 8–0, 10–0)
  Great BritainP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 53
18 Nov 2019
15:00
Slovakia  2–1
(1–1, 0–0, 1–0)
  ChinaP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 43
18 Nov 2019
19:00
Poland  0–13
(0–5, 0–6, 0–2)
  GermanyP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 57
19 Nov 2019
11:00
Slovakia  0–9
(0–1, 0–3, 0–5)
  RussiaP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 27
19 Nov 2019
15:00
Poland  0–17
(0–3, 0–4, 0–10)
  ChinaP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 23
19 Nov 2019
19:00
Germany  16–0
(5–0, 8–0, 3–0)
  Great BritainP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 192
21 Nov 2019
11:00
Great Britain  2–3
(2–2, 0–0, 0–1)
  PolandP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 67
21 Nov 2019
15:00
China  1–3
(0–2, 0–0, 1–1)
  RussiaP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 87
21 Nov 2019
19:00
Germany  1–2 OT
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
  SlovakiaP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
22 Nov 2019
11:00
Great Britain  0–17
(0–7, 0–3, 0–7)
  ChinaP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 125
22 Nov 2019
15:00
Slovakia  11–0
(2–0, 5–0, 4–0)
  PolandP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 38
22 Nov 2019
19:00
Germany  0–10
(0–2, 0–5, 0–3)
  RussiaP09 Eissporthalle, Berlin
Attendance: 511

Team rostersEdit

ChinaEdit

Bai Xue Song, Che Hang, Cui Yu Tao, Guo Xi Zhu, Hu Guang Jian, Ji Yan Zhao, Li Zhen Yang, Qiu Dian Peng, Shen Yi Feng, Song Xiao Dong, Tian Jin Tao, Wang Ju Jiang, Wang Wei, Wang Zhi Dong, Xu Jin Qiang, Zhang Zheng, Zhu Zhan Fu[17]

GermanyEdit

Finn Bentzen, Klaus Brzoska, Bas Disveld, Bernhard Hering, Christian Jaster, Nils Krueger, Ingo Kuhli-Lauenstein, Simon Kunst, Veit Mühlhans, Robert Pabst, Christian Pilz, Hugo Raedler, Felix Schrader, Lucas Sklorz, Joerg Wedde, Jacob Wolff[17]

Great BritainEdit

Anthony Booth, Tyler Christopher, Matt Clarkson, Mark Colquitt, Bryan Hackworth, Dean Lahan, Jonathon Le Galloudec, Karl Nicholson, Martin Quinn, Scott Trigg-Turner, Matt Woollias[17]

PolandEdit

Łukasz Ciuła, Radosław Drapała, Sylwester Flis, Marcin Hebda, Sebastian Kartosz, Andrzej Młynarczyk, Mateusz Murawski, Krzysztof Sekulski, Mariusz Zieliński[17]

RussiaEdit

Aleksei Eremin, Dmitrii Galkin, Vladimir Kamantsev, Airat Khamzin, Maksim Kuzminykh, Ivan Kuznetsov, Dmitrii Lisov, Igor Maletskiy, Mikhail Miachin, Evgenii Petrov, Evgenii Plotnikov, Roman Severin, Konstantin Shikhov, Andrey Sokolov, Nikolai Terentev, Vasilii Varlakov, Ilia Volkov[17]

SlovakiaEdit

Slavomir Ferenčík, Erik Fojtík, Martin Joppa, Miroslav Kardoš, Peter Kaščák, Dávid Korman, Eduard Lepáček, Marián Ligda, Miroslav Pastucha, Miroslav Stašák, Peter Štít, Róbert Turic, Miloš Večerek[17]

Tournament CEdit

VenueEdit

All the matches were held in Vierumäki Sport Institute.

ResultsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   China 2 2 0 0 0 45 0 +45 6 Tournament B
2   Finland (H) 2 1 0 0 1 6 6 0 3
3   Australia 2 0 0 0 2 1 46 −45 0
Source: IPC
(H) Host.
6 Nov 2018
15:00
Australia  1–6
(0–3, 0–2, 1–1)
  FinlandVierumäki Sport Institute
Attendance: 102
7 Nov 2018
15:00
China  40–0
(14–0, 15–0, 11–0)
  AustraliaVierumäki Sport Institute
Attendance: 52
8 Nov 2018
15:00
Finland  0–5
(0–2, 0–2, 0–1)
  ChinaVierumäki Sport Institute
Attendance: 124

ReferencesEdit

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