Para ice hockey at the 2018 Winter Paralympics

The Para ice hockey competition of the 2018 Winter Paralympics was held at Gangneung Hockey Centre, South Korea, from 10 to 18 March 2018.[1] A total of eight teams competed in the mixed team tournament. Lena Schrøder from Norway has become the second female Para ice hockey player at the Paralympic Games after Britt Mjaasund Øyen.[2][3] The athletes were subject to drug testing, and Tyler Carron of the United States was disqualified and banned for 18 months for testing positive for methadone.[4]

2018 Winter Paralympics
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Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Dates10–18 March
Teams8
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
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 Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored136 (6.8 per match)
Attendance110,417 (5,521 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United States Declan Farmer
(17 points)
2014
2022

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Mixed   United States (USA)   Canada (CAN)   South Korea (KOR)
Tyler Carron[4]
Steve Cash
Ralph DeQuebec
Travis Dodson
Declan Farmer
Noah Grove
Billy Hanning Jr.
Nikko Landeros
Jen Lee
Luke McDermott
Kevin McKee
Josh Misiewicz
Adam Page
Josh Pauls
Rico Roman
Brody Roybal
Jack Wallace
Coach: Guy Gosselin
Rob Armstrong
Steve Arsenault
Bradley Bowden
Billy Bridges
Dominic Cozzolino
Ben Delaney
Adam Dixon
James Dunn
James Gemmell
Tyrone Henry
Liam Hickey
Dominic Larocque
Tyler McGregor
Bryan Sholomicki
Corbyn Smith
Corbin Watson
Greg Westlake
Coach: Ken Babey
Cho Byeong-seok
Cho Young-jae
Choi Kwang-hyouk
Choi Si-woo
Han Min-su
Jang Dong-shin
Jang Jong-ho
Jung Seung-hwan
Kim Dea-jung
Kim Young-sung
Lee Hae-man
Lee Jae-woong
Lee Ji-hoon
Lee Jong-kyung
Lee Ju-seung
Lee Yong-min
Yu Man-gyun
Coach: Seo Kwang-suk

QualificationEdit

Qualifying event Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 4 July 2007 N/A 1   South Korea
2017 World Championships[5] 12–20 April 2017   Gangneung 4   Canada
  United States
  Norway
  Italy
Paralympic Qualification Tournament[6] 9–14 October 2017   Östersund 3   Czech Republic
  Japan
  Sweden

Match officialsEdit

5 referees and 8 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[7]

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+9).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Canada 3 3 0 0 0 35 0 +35 9 Semifinals
2   Italy 3 1 1 0 1 5 12 −7 5
3   Norway 3 1 0 1 1 5 12 −7 4 5–8th place semifinals
4   Sweden 3 0 0 0 3 1 22 −21 0
10 March 2018
12:00
Norway  2–3 GWS
(0–0, 1–1, 1–1)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
  ItalyGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,543
10 March 2018
19:00
Canada  17–0
(7–0, 5–0, 5–0)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,445

11 March 2018
19:00
Canada  10–0
(3–0, 4–0, 3–0)
  ItalyGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 4,795

12 March 2018
15:30
Canada  8–0
(2–0, 3–0, 3–0)
  NorwayGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,886
12 March 2018
19:00
Italy  2–0
(1–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 4,322

13 March 2018
15:30
Norway  3–1
(1–0, 1–0, 1–1)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,059

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   United States 3 3 0 0 0 28 0 +28 9 Semifinals
2   South Korea (H) 3 1 1 0 1 7 11 −4 5
3   Czech Republic 3 1 0 1 1 5 13 −8 4 5–8th place semifinals
4   Japan 3 0 0 0 3 1 17 −16 0
Source: PyeongChang 2018
(H) Host.
10 March 2018
15:30
South Korea  4–1
(0–0, 1–0, 3–1)
  JapanGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,022

11 March 2018
12:00
United States  10–0
(3–0, 6–0, 1–0)
  JapanGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,435
11 March 2018
15:30
South Korea  3–2 OT
(0–0, 1–0, 1–2)
(OT: 1–0)
  Czech RepublicGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,187

12 March 2018
12:00
United States  10–0
(3–0, 7–0, 0–0)
  Czech RepublicGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,709

13 March 2018
12:00
United States  8–0
(6–0, 0–0, 2–0)
  South KoreaGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,588
13 March 2018
19:00
Czech Republic  3–0
(0–0, 1–0, 2–0)
  JapanGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 4,569

Classification roundEdit

BracketEdit

 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place game
 
      
 
14 March
 
 
  Norway6
 
16 March
 
  Japan1
 
  Norway5
 
14 March
 
  Czech Republic2
 
  Czech Republic (GWS)4
 
 
  Sweden3
 
Seventh place game
 
 
16 March
 
 
  Japan1
 
 
  Sweden5

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

14 March 2018
16:00
Czech Republic  4–3 GWS
(1–2, 0–1, 2–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,032
14 March 2018
20:00
Norway  6–1
(2–0, 3–1, 1–0)
  JapanGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 3,919

Seventh place gameEdit

16 March 2018
16:00
Japan  1–5
(0–1, 1–2, 0–2)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,979

Fifth place gameEdit

16 March 2018
20:00
Norway  5–2
(2–1, 1–0, 2–1)
  Czech RepublicGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 4,805

Medal roundEdit

BracketEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal game
 
      
 
15 March
 
 
  Canada7
 
18 March
 
  South Korea0
 
  Canada1
 
15 March
 
  United States (OT)2
 
  United States10
 
 
  Italy1
 
Bronze medal game
 
 
17 March
 
 
  South Korea1
 
 
  Italy0

SemifinalsEdit

15 March 2018
12:00
Canada  7–0
(4–0, 1–0, 2–0)
  South KoreaGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,603
15 March 2018
20:00
United States  10–1
(5–0, 3–0, 2–1)
  ItalyGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 4,889

Bronze medal gameEdit

17 March 2018
12:00
South Korea  1–0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  ItalyGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,534

Gold medal gameEdit

18 March 2018
12:00
Canada  1–2 OT
(1–0, 0–0, 0–1)
(OT: 0–1)
  United StatesGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,096

Final rankingEdit

Pos Grp Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts
  B   United States 5 4 1 0 0 40 2 +38 14
  A   Canada 5 4 0 1 0 43 2 +41 13
  B   South Korea (H) 5 2 1 0 2 8 18 −10 8
4 A   Italy 5 1 1 0 3 6 23 −17 5
5 A   Norway 5 3 0 1 1 16 15 +1 10
6 B   Czech Republic 5 1 1 1 2 11 21 −10 6
7 A   Sweden 5 1 0 1 3 9 27 −18 4
8 B   Japan 5 0 0 0 5 3 28 −25 0
Source: PyeongChang 2018
(H) Host.

StatisticsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
  Declan Farmer 5 11 6 17 +11 0 F
  Brody Roybal 5 10 7 17 +15 0 F
  Tyler McGregor 5 8 5 13 +11 14 F
  Liam Hickey 5 6 5 11 +12 0 F
  Nikko Landeros 4 4 7 11 +14 2 D
  Rob Armstrong 5 4 7 11 +17 0 D
  Billy Bridges 5 6 4 10 +12 4 F
  Dom Cozzolino 5 3 7 10 +15 2 F
  Josh Misiewicz 5 3 7 10 +12 4 F
  Adam Dixon 5 2 8 10 +18 2 D

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: PyeongChang 2018

Leading goaltendersEdit

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 TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
  Corbin Watson 97:43 0 0.00 6 100.00 1
  Steve Cash 152:44 1 0.29 31 96.77 2
  Dominic Larocque 130:47 2 0.69 23 91.30 1
  Michal Vápenka 144:56 6 1.86 35 82.86 1
  Gabriele Araudo 154:15 8 2.33 42 80.95 1

TOI = Time on ice (minutes:seconds); GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals against average; SA = Shots Against; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: PyeongChang 2018

AwardsEdit

Best players selected by the directorate:

Source: PyeongChang 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ice Hockey Mixed – Competition Schedule" (PDF). PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 20 February 2018. Retrieved 10 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Norway's Lena Schroder's big Para ice hockey dream". International Paralympic Committee. 27 November 2017. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Ice Hockey Mixed – Player Statistics by Team – NOR - Norway" (PDF). PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  4. ^ a b "US Para ice hockey player suspended". IPC. 11 February 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  5. ^ "2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  6. ^ "World Para Ice Hockey Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  7. ^ "PyeongChang 2018: Para ice hockey officials revealed". International Paralympic Committee. 19 January 2018. Retrieved 14 March 2018.

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