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Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's tournament

The women's tournament in ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held in Turin, Italy from 11 to 20 February 2006. Eight countries qualified for the tournament.

2006 Winter Olympics
Ice hockey pictogram.svg
Tournament details
Host country Italy
Dates11–20 February
Teams8
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (2nd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg United States
Fourth place Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored136 (6.8 per match)
Attendance91,609 (4,580 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Canada Hayley Wickenheiser
(17 points)
MVPCanada Hayley Wickenheiser
2002
2010

Contents

QualificationEdit

Canada, United States, Finland and Sweden qualified as the top four teams in the IIHF World Ranking in 2004. Italy qualified as host team. The remaining three teams qualified from qualification tournaments.

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host 1   Italy
2004 IIHF World Ranking[a] 5 March 2001 – 6 April 2004   Halifax[b] 4   Canada
  United States
  Finland
  Sweden
Qualification tournament 11–13 November 2004   Podolsk 1   Russia
Qualification tournament 11–14 November 2004   Bad Tölz 1   Germany
Qualification tournament 11–14 November 2004   Beijing 1    Switzerland
Total 8
Notes
  1. a 2004 IIHF World Ranking were comprising the following events: 2000 World Championship, 2001 World Championship, 2002 Winter Olympic Games and 2004 World Championship.
  2. b Halifax was the site for 2004 World Championship; at the conclusion of the tournament the ranking were finalized with regards to the qualification slots.

RostersEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Canada 3 3 0 0 36 1 +35 6 Semifinals
2   Sweden 3 2 0 1 15 9 +6 4
3   Russia 3 1 0 2 6 16 −10 2 5–8th place semifinals
4   Italy (H) 3 0 0 3 1 32 −31 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
11 February 2006
15:35
  Sweden3–1
(0–0, 2–1, 1–0)
  RussiaPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 6,500

11 February 2006
20:35
Canada  16–0
(5–0, 4–0, 7–0)
  ItalyPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 8,399

12 February 2006
16:35
Russia  0–12
(0–7, 0–2, 0–3)
  CanadaTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,414

13 February 2006
15:05
Sweden  11–0
(3–0, 5–0, 3–0)
  ItalyTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,156

14 February 2006
13:05
Italy  1–5
(1–1, 0–1, 0–3)
  RussiaTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,046

14 February 2006
15:35
Canada  8–1
(2–0, 5–1, 1–0)
  SwedenPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 6,850

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   United States 3 3 0 0 18 3 +15 6 Semifinals
2   Finland 3 2 0 1 10 7 +3 4
3   Germany 3 1 0 2 2 9 −7 2 5–8th place semifinals
4    Switzerland 3 0 0 3 1 12 −11 0
11 February 2006
13:05
Finland  3–0
(2–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  GermanyTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 3,200

11 February 2006
18:05
United States  6–0
(1–0, 1–0, 4–0)
   SwitzerlandTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,900

12 February 2006
19:05
Germany  0–5
(0–2, 0–2, 0–1)
  United StatesPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 7,794

13 February 2006
17:35
Finland  4–0
(1–0, 0–0, 3–0)
   SwitzerlandPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 4,259

14 February 2006
18:05
Switzerland   1–2
(0–0, 1–2, 0–0)
  GermanyTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,000

14 February 2006
20:35
United States  7–3
(1–2, 1–1, 5–0)
  FinlandPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 7,697

Placement roundEdit

BracketEdit

  5–8th place semifinals     5th place game
                 
  B3   Germany 5  
  A4   Italy 2    
      B3   Germany (GWS) 1
      A3   Russia 0
  A3   Russia 6    
  B4    Switzerland 2   7th place game
 
B4    Switzerland 11
  A4   Italy 0

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

17 February 2006
13:05
Russia  6–2
(1–1, 4–1, 1–0)
   SwitzerlandTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,800

17 February 2006
18:35
Germany  5–2
(3–2, 0–0, 2–0)
  ItalyTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,750

Seventh place gameEdit

20 February 2006
13:05
Switzerland   11–0
(4–0, 6–0, 1–0)
  ItalyTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,500

Fifth place gameEdit

20 February 2006
13:05
Germany  1–0 GWS
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  RussiaTorino Esposizioni, Turin
Attendance: 2,570

Playoff roundEdit

BracketEdit

  Semifinals     Gold medal game
                 
  A1   United States 2  
  B2   Sweden (GWS) 3    
      B2   Sweden 1
      B1   Canada 4
  B1   Canada 6    
  A2   Finland 0   Bronze medal game
 
A2   Finland 0
  A1   United States 4

SemifinalsEdit

17 February 2006
17:05
United States  2–3 GWS
(1–0, 1–2, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
  SwedenPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 5,654

17 February 2006
21:05
Canada  6–0
(2–0, 2–0, 2–0)
  FinlandPalasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 7,306

Bronze medal gameEdit

20 February 2006
16:35
Finland  0–4
(0–3, 0–1, 0–0)
  United States  Palasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 5,150

Gold medal gameEdit

20 February 2006
20:35
  Sweden  1–4
(0–2, 0–2, 1–0)
  Canada  Palasport Olimpico, Turin
Attendance: 6,664

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Canada
    Sweden
    United States
4   Finland
5   Germany
6   Russia
7    Switzerland
8   Italy

StatisticsEdit

Leading scorersEdit

Rank Player GP G A Pts PIM +/− POS
1   Hayley Wickenheiser 5 5 12 17 6 +15 F
2   Cherie Piper 5 7 8 15 0 +15 F
3   Gillian Apps 5 7 7 14 14 +13 F
4   Caroline Ouellette 5 5 4 9 4 +12 F
4   Maria Rooth 5 5 4 9 2 +1 F
6   Jenny Potter 5 2 7 9 4 +10 F
7   Katie King 5 6 2 8 2 +6 F
8   Sarah Parsons 5 4 3 7 0 +9 F
9   Jayna Hefford 5 3 4 7 0 +8 F
10   Jennifer Botterill 5 1 6 7 4 +6 F

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; +/− = Plus-minus; 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.

Rank Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
1   Charline Labonte 180:00 1 0.33 42 97.62 2
2   Jennifer Harß 190:00 6 1.89 103 94.17 1
3   Florence Schelling 150:00 6 2.40 90 93.33 1
4   Kim St-Pierre 120:00 1 0.50 13 92.31 1
5   Kim Martin 190:00 7 2.21 96 92.71 0

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

AwardsEdit

Source: IIHF.com

Source: IIHF.com

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • IIHF Official Site
  • Complete results
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press.
  • IIHF results index for 2006