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The 1973 World Ice Hockey Championships were the 40th Ice Hockey World Championships and the 51st European Championships of ice hockey. The tournament took place in the Soviet Union from 31 March to 15 April and the games were played at the Palace of Sports of the Central Lenin Stadium in the capital, Moscow. Six teams took part in the main tournament, with each team playing each other twice. The Soviet Union took back their world title, winning all ten games on home ice, with an incredible points difference, and becoming World Champions for the twelfth time.

World Championship Group A (Soviet Union)Edit

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
1 Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union 10 10 0 0 100 - 18 20
2 Flag of Sweden Sweden 10 7 1 2 53 - 23 15
3 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 10 6 1 3 48 - 20 13
4 Flag of Finland Finland 10 3 1 6 24 - 39 7
5 Flag of Poland Poland 10 1 1 8 14 - 76 3
6 Flag of Germany Federal Republic of Germany 10 1 0 9 19 - 82 2

West Germany was relegated to Group B.

31 March Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia 14-1
Flag of Poland Poland
31 March Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 17-1
Flag of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
01 April Poland Flag of Poland 2-11
Flag of Sweden Sweden
01 April Finland Flag of Finland 8-3
Flag of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
02 April Sweden Flag of Sweden 2-0
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
02 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 8-2
Flag of Finland Finland
03 April Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia 4-2
Flag of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
03 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 9-3
Flag of Poland Poland
04 April Federal Republic of Germany Flag of Germany 2-8
Flag of Sweden Sweden
04 April Poland Flag of Poland 0-5
Flag of Finland Finland
05 April Finland Flag of Finland 2-3
Flag of Sweden Sweden
05 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 3-2
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
06 April Poland Flag of Poland 2-4
Flag of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
07 April Finland Flag of Finland 2-4
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
07 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 6-1
Flag of Sweden Sweden
08 April Poland Flag of Poland 1-4
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
08 April Federal Republic of Germany Flag of Germany 2-18
Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
09 April Sweden Flag of Sweden 7-0
Flag of Poland Poland
09 April Finland Flag of Finland 2-1
Flag of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
10 April Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia 3-3
Flag of Sweden Sweden
10 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 9-1
Flag of Finland Finland
11 April Federal Republic of Germany Flag of Germany 2-7
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
11 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 20-0
Flag of Poland Poland
12 April Sweden Flag of Sweden 12-1
Flag of Germany Federal Republic of Germany
12 April Finland Flag of Finland 1-1
Flag of Poland Poland
13 April Sweden Flag of Sweden 2-1
Flag of Finland Finland
13 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 4-2
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
14 April Federal Republic of Germany Flag of Germany 1-4
Flag of Poland Poland
15 April Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia 8-0
Flag of Finland Finland
15 April Soviet Union Flag of the Soviet Union 6-4
Flag of Sweden Sweden

World Championship Group B (Austria)Edit

Played in Graz, March 22nd to the 31st.

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
7 Flag of East Germany East Germany 7 7 0 0 56 - 21 14
8 Flag of the United States United States of America 7 5 1 1 52 - 23 11
9 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 7 4 2 1 36 - 22 10
10 Flag of Romania (1965-1989) Romania 7 4 1 2 24 - 20 9
11 Flag of Austria Austria 7 2 0 5 21 - 44 4
12 Flag of Japan Japan 7 2 0 5 23 - 28 4
13 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 7 2 0 5 26 - 44 4
14 Flag of Italy Italy 7 0 0 7 18 - 54 0

East Germany was promoted to Group A, both Switzerland and Italy were relegated to group C. Rating Austria, Japan and Switzerland against each other head to head, they each had two points, Austria had a goal differential of +2, Japan +1, and Switzerland -2.

22 March United States of America Flag of the United States 6-4
Flag of Japan Japan
22 March East Germany Flag of East Germany 6-4
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
22 March Switzerland Flag of Switzerland 4-3
Flag of Italy Italy
22 March Austria Flag of Austria 2-4
Flag of Romania (1965-1989) Romania
23 March Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 6-6
Flag of the United States United States of America
23 March Austria Flag of Austria 6-5
Flag of Italy Italy
24 March Romania Flag of Romania (1965-1989) 3-0
Flag of Japan Japan
24 March East Germany Flag of East Germany 8-5
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
25 March United States of America Flag of the United States 4-6
Flag of East Germany East Germany
25 March Italy Flag of Italy 2-5
Flag of Romania (1965-1989) Romania
25 March Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 6-0
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
25 March Austria Flag of Austria 2-4
Flag of Japan Japan
26 March United States of America Flag of the United States 11-0
Flag of Italy Italy
26 March Austria Flag of Austria 1-6
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia
27 March Japan Flag of Japan 4-5
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
27 March East Germany Flag of East Germany 4-2
Flag of Romania (1965-1989) Romania
28 March East Germany Flag of East Germany 5-3
Flag of Japan Japan
28 March Romania Flag of Romania (1965-1989) 5-4
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
28 March Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 8-4
Flag of Italy Italy
28 March Austria Flag of Austria 0-9
Flag of the United States United States of America
30 March United States of America Flag of the United States 6-3
Flag of Romania (1965-1989) Romania
30 March Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 4-3
Flag of Japan Japan
30 March Italy Flag of Italy 1-15
Flag of East Germany East Germany
30 March Austria Flag of Austria 8-4
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
31 March Italy Flag of Italy 3-5
Flag of Japan Japan
31 March Switzerland Flag of Switzerland 4-10
Flag of the United States United States of America
31 March Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia 2-2
Flag of Romania (1965-1989) Romania
31 March Austria Flag of Austria 2-12
Flag of East Germany East Germany

World Championship Group C (Netherlands)Edit

Played in Nimègue, Utrecht, Tilburg and The Hague, from March 9th to the 18th.

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
15 Flag of Norway Norway 7 7 0 0 53 - 14 14
16 Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands 7 5 0 2 52 - 21 10
17 Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) Hungary 7 5 0 2 44 - 24 10
18 Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) Bulgaria 7 3 1 3 29 - 28 7
19 Flag of China China 7 2 2 3 21 - 28 6
20 Flag of France France 7 3 0 4 23 - 29 6
21 Flag of Denmark Denmark 7 0 2 5 22 - 58 2
22 Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom 7 0 1 6 18 - 60 1

Norway and the Netherlands were promoted to Group B.

09 March China Flag of China 3-3
Flag of Denmark Denmark
09 March Hungary Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) 9-0
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom
09 March Norway Flag of Norway 4-3
Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) Bulgaria
09 March Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 2-4
Flag of France France
10 March China Flag of China 3-3
Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) Bulgaria
10 March France Flag of France 3-1
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom
10 March Norway Flag of Norway 14-2
Flag of Denmark Denmark
10 March Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 5-3
Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) Hungary
12 March Norway Flag of Norway 4-0
Flag of China China
12 March Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) 2-1
Flag of Denmark Denmark
12 March Hungary Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) 7-1
Flag of France France
12 March Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 13-3
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom
13 March France Flag of France 6-3
Flag of Denmark Denmark
13 March Norway Flag of Norway 11-3
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom
13 March Hungary Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) 9-6
Flag of China China
13 March Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 8-5
Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) Bulgaria
15 March China Flag of China 2-1
Flag of France France
15 March Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) 9-2
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom
15 March Norway Flag of Norway 6-0
Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) Hungary
15 March Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 14-0
Flag of Denmark Denmark
16 March Norway Flag of Norway 8-3
Flag of France France
16 March Hungary Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) 5-1
Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) Bulgaria
16 March United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain 8-8
Flag of Denmark Denmark
16 March Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 7-0
Flag of China China
18 March China Flag of China 7-1
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom
18 March Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990) 6-5
Flag of France France
18 March Hungary Flag of Hungary (1957-1989) 11-5
Flag of Denmark Denmark
18 March Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 3-6
Flag of Norway Norway

World Championship Medal TableEdit

1973 World Championships Country
Gold Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
Silver Flag of Sweden Sweden
Bronze Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
4 Flag of Finland Finland
5 Flag of Poland Poland
6 Flag of Germany Germany

European Championship medal tableEdit

1973 European Championships Country
Gold Flag of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
Silver Flag of Sweden Sweden
Bronze Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
4 Flag of Finland Finland
5 Flag of Poland Poland
6 Flag of Germany Germany

Team PhotosEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Complete results
  • Duplacey, James (1998). Total Hockey: The official encyclopedia of the National Hockey League. Total Sports, 498–528. ISBN 0-8362-7114-9. 
  • Podnieks, Andrew (2010). IIHF Media Guide & Record Book 2011. Moydart Press, 143. 

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