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2008 IIHF World Championship
Division I
2008 IIHF World Championship Division I Logo
Tournament details
Host nations Flag of Austria Austria / Flag of Japan Japan
Dates April 13 - April 19
Teams 12 (two groups of 6)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2008 IIHF Division I World Championship was an ice hockey tournament under the authority of the International Ice Hockey Federation. It was contested from April 13-19, 2008. The tournament was played amongst two separate groups, with the best team in each group, Flag of Austria Austria and Flag of Hungary Hungary, advanced to the top-level championship in 2009. The bottom team in each group, Flag of Korea South Korea and Flag of Estonia Estonia, was relegated to the lower-level Division II.

Group A's tournament was held in Innsbruck, Austria. The Group B games was hosted by Sapporo, Japan

Paricipants Edit

Group A Edit

Group A was contested in Flag of Austria Innsbruck.

Team Qualification
Flag of Austria Austria Host, Relegated from Elite Pool in 2007.
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom Placed fourth in Group B at the 2007 Division I tournament.
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Placed third in Group A at the 2007 Division I tournament.
Flag of Korea South Korea Placed first in Division II tournament pool, Promoted to Division I.
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands Placed fifth in Group A at the 2007 Division I tournament.
Flag of Poland Poland Placed second in Group A at the 2007 Division I tournament.

Group B Edit

Group B was contested in Flag of Japan Sapporo.

Team Qualification
Flag of Croatia Croatia Placed first in Division II tournament pool, Promoted to Division I.
Flag of Estonia Estonia Placed fourth in Group A at the 2007 Division I tournament.
Flag of Hungary Hungary Placed second in Group B at the 2007 Division I tournament.
Flag of Japan Japan Host, placed third in Group B at the 2007 Division I
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Placed fifth in Group B at the 2007 Division I tournament.
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine Relegated from Elite Pool at the 2007 tournament.

Tournament results Edit

Group A Edit

Elite Pool for 2009
2009
Group A Final standings
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1 Flag of Austria Austria 5 5 0 0 0 34 12 22 15
2 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 5 3 1 0 1 21 12 9 11
3 Flag of Poland Poland 5 2 1 1 1 18 17 1 9
4 Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom 5 2 0 1 2 19 17 2 7
5 Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands 5 0 1 0 4 15 30 -15 2
6 Flag of Korea South Korea 5 0 0 1 4 8 27 -19 1
Results

All times local.

April 13, 2008
13:30
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 3 – 6
( 1 - 3, 1 - 0, 1 - 3 )
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan TWK Arena
Attendance: 1354
April 13, 2008
16:30
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain 1 – 2 (PS)
( 0 - 1, 1 - 0, 0 - 0, 0 - 0, 0 - 1 )
Flag of Poland Poland TWK Arena
Attendance: 2490
April 13, 2008
20:30
South Korea Flag of Korea 0 – 8
( 0 - 3, 0 - 4, 0 - 1 )
Flag of Austria Austria TWK Arena
Attendance: 3100
April 14, 2008
13:30
Poland Flag of Poland 6 – 4
( 2 - 2, 1 - 1, 3 - 1 )
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands TWK Arena
Attendance: 1090
April 14, 2008
17:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan 5 – 1
( 2 - 0, 1 - 0, 2 - 1 )
Flag of Korea South Korea TWK Arena
Attendance: 1270
April 14, 2008
20:30
Austria Flag of Austria 10 – 5
( 4 - 3, 3 - 0, 3 - 2 )
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom TWK Arena
Attendance: 3100
April 16, 2008
13:30
South Korea Flag of Korea 1 – 4
( 0 - 1, 0 - 1, 1 - 2 )
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom TWK Arena
Attendance: 897
April 16, 2008
17:00
Poland Flag of Poland 3 – 4 (PS)
( 0 - 1, 0 - 1, 3 - 1, 0 - 0, 0 - 1)
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan TWK Arena
Attendance: 2132
April 16, 2008
20:30
Austria Flag of Austria 5 – 1
( 0 - 0, 1 - 1, 4 - 0 )
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands TWK Arena
Attendance: 3100
April 18, 2008
13:30
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain 8 – 1
( 2 - 0, 4 - 0, 2 - 1 )
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands TWK Arena
Attendance: 1249
April 18, 2008
17:00
Poland Flag of Poland 4 – 1
( 0 - 0, 2 - 1, 2 - 0)
Flag of Korea South Korea TWK Arena
Attendance: 2005
April 18, 2008
20:30
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan 3 – 4
( 1 - 1, 1 - 2, 1 - 1 )
Flag of Austria Austria TWK Arena
Attendance: 3200
April 19, 2008
13:30
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands 6 – 5 (OT)
( 2 - 1, 2 - 3, 1 - 1, 1 - 0 )
Flag of Korea South Korea TWK Arena
Attendance: 1890
April 19, 2008
17:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan 3 – 1
( 1 - 1, 0 - 0, 2 - 0 )
Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom TWK Arena
Attendance: 2400
April 19, 2008
20:30
Austria Flag of Austria 7 – 3
( 1 - 1, 5 - 0, 1 - 2 )
Flag of Poland Poland TWK Arena
Attendance: 3200

Group B Edit

Elite Pool for 2009
2009
Group B Final standings
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1 Flag of Hungary Hungary 5 5 0 0 0 22 7 15 15
2 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 5 3 1 0 1 18 8 10 11
3 Flag of Japan Japan 5 3 0 1 1 19 10 9 10
4 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 5 2 0 0 3 9 21 -12 6
5 Flag of Croatia Croatia 5 0 1 0 4 5 15 -10 2
6 Flag of Estonia Estonia 5 0 0 1 4 9 21 -12 1
Results

All times local.

April 13, 2008
13:00
Croatia Flag of Croatia 0 – 4
( 0 - 1, 0 - 1, 0 - 2 )
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 593
April 13, 2008
16:30
Estonia Flag of Estonia 3 – 5
( 1 - 2, 2 - 1, 0 - 2 )
Flag of Hungary Hungary Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 978
April 13, 2008
20:00
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania 0 – 5
( 0 - 4, 0 - 0, 0 - 1 )
Flag of Japan Japan Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 708
April 14, 2008
13:00
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine 3 – 1
( 0 - 0, 2 - 1, 1 - 0 )
Flag of Estonia Estonia Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 195
April 14, 2008
16:30
Hungary Flag of Hungary 6 – 0
( 2 - 0, 2 - 0, 2 - 0 )
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 708
April 14, 2008
20:00
Japan Flag of Japan 3 – 0
( 1 - 0, 0 - 0, 2 - 0 )
Flag of Croatia Croatia Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 1145
April 16, 2008
13:00
Croatia Flag of Croatia 2 – 1 (PS)
( 0 - 1, 1 - 0, 0 - 0, 0 - 0, 1 - 0 )
Flag of Estonia Estonia Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 153
April 16, 2008
16:30
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine 6 – 1
( 4 - 0, 1 - 1, 1 - 0 )
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 438
April 16, 2008
20:00
Hungary Flag of Hungary 4 – 2
( 0 - 0, 3 - 1, 1 - 1 )
Flag of Japan Japan Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 1363
April 18, 2008
13:00
Estonia Flag of Estonia 1 – 4
( 0 - 1, 1 - 1, 0 - 2 )
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 238
April 18, 2008
16:30
Hungary Flag of Hungary 3 – 0
( 0 - 0, 1 - 0, 2 - 0 )
Flag of Croatia Croatia Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 541
April 18, 2008
20:00
Japan Flag of Japan 2 – 3 (PS)
( 0 - 0, 2 - 2, 0 - 0, 0 - 0, 0 - 1 )
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 1879
April 19, 2008
13:00
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania 4 – 3
( 0 - 2, 1 - 0, 3 - 1)
Flag of Croatia Croatia Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 989
April 19, 2008
16:30
Japan Flag of Japan 7 – 3
( 4 - 2, 1 - 0, 2 - 1)
Flag of Estonia Estonia Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
April 19, 2008
20:00
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine 2 – 4
( 0 - 2, 2 - 1, 0 - 1)
Flag of Hungary Hungary Tsukisamu Sapporo Arena, Sapporo
Attendance: 2544

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