1937 World Championships

The 1937 Ice Hockey World Championships were held between February 17 and February 27, 1937 in London, England. Only eleven teams took part in this World Championship. In the preliminary round, the teams were divided into three groups: two groups of four teams and a group with three teams. The top three teams in the groups with four teams and the top two in the group with three teams advanced to the second round. The second round consisted of two groups of four with the top two teams in each group advancing to the final round. The other four team in the second round played in the consolation round for places 5-8.

Canada won its ninth world championship title while the host, Great Britain, won its third European championship.

World Ice Hockey Championship (in London , England)[edit | edit source]

Preliminary Round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

17. February 1937 London Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Flag of Romania.svg Romania 4:1 (2:1,0:0,2:0)
17. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany 6:0 (1:0,1:0,4:0)
18. February 1937 London Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany Flag of Romania.svg Romania 4:2 (0:0,1:0,3:2)
18. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 7:0 (0:0,2:0,5:0)
19. February 1937 London Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 2:2 (1:0,0:1,1:1)
19. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Romania.svg Romania 11:0 (3:0,5:0,3:0)

Standings

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Goal Diff. Pts.
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 3 3 0 0 24: 0 +24 6:0
2 Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany 3 1 1 1 6:10 - 4 3:3
2 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 3 1 1 1 6:10 - 4 3:3
4 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 3 0 0 3 3:19 -16 0:6

Group B[edit | edit source]

17. February 1937 London Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Norway.png Norway 7:0 (2:0,3:0,2:0)
18. February 1937 London Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Flag of Norway.png Norway 13:2 (3:1,6:1,4:0)
19. February 1937 London Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 2:2 (0:0,1:2,1:0)

Standings

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Goal Diff. Pts.
1 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 2 1 1 0 15: 4 +11 3:1
2 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 2 1 1 0 9: 2 + 7 3:1
3 Flag of Norway.png Norway 2 0 0 2 2:20 -18 0:4

Group C[edit | edit source]

17. February 1937 London Flag of Poland.png Poland Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3:0 (0:0,3:0,0:0)
17. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of France.png France 12:0 (2:0,5:0,5:0)
18. February 1937 London Flag of France.png France Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 2:1 (0:1,1:0,1:0)
18. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Poland.png Poland 8:2 (3:1,3:0,2:1)
19. February 1937 London Flag of Poland.png Poland Flag of France.png France 7:1 (2:1,3:0,2:0)
19. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 9:0 (4:0,2:0,3:0)

Standings

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Goal Diff. Pts.
1 Flag of Canada Canada 3 3 0 0 29: 2 +27 6:0
2 Flag of Poland.png Poland 3 2 0 1 12: 9 + 3 4:2
3 Flag of France.png France 3 1 0 2 3:20 -17 2:4
4 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 0 0 3 1:14 -13 0:6

Second Round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

20. February 1937 London Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany Flag of France.png France 5:0 (1:0,3:0,1:0)
20. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 3:0 (0:0,2:0,1:0)
21. February 1937 London Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of France.png France 8:1 (2:1,2:0,4:0)
21. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany 5:0 (0:0,3:0,2:0)
22. February 1937 London Flag of Germany.png Germany Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 2:1 n.V. (0:0,0:1,1:0,0:0,0:0,1:0)
22. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of France.png France 13:1 (2:0,4:0,7:1)

Standings

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Goal Diff. Pts.
1 Flag of Canada Canada 3 3 0 0 21: 1 +20 6:0
2 Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 2 0 1 7: 6 + 1 4:2
3 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 3 1 0 2 9: 6 + 3 2:4
4 Flag of France.png France 3 0 0 3 2:26 -23 0:6

Group B[edit | edit source]

20. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 3:0 (1:0,1:0,1:0)
20. February 1937 London Flag of Poland.png Poland Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 4:0 (1:0,1:0,2:0)
21. February 1937 London Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 4:2 (0:1,2:1,2:0)
21. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Poland.png Poland 11:0 (5:0,4:0,2:0)
22. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5:0 (2:0,2:0,1:0)
22. February 1937 London Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Flag of Poland.png Poland 1:0 (0:0,1:0,0:0)

Standings

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Goal Diff. Pts.
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 3 3 0 0 19: 0 +19 6:0
2 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 3 2 0 1 5: 5 0 4:2
3 Flag of Poland.png Poland 3 1 0 2 4:12 -8 2:4
4 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 3 0 0 3 2:13 -11 0:6

Consolation Round -- 5th to 8th Place[edit | edit source]

25. February 1937 London Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Flag of France.png France 5:1 (1:0,2:0,2:1)
25. February 1937 London Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Poland.png Poland 1:0 (0:0,0:0,1:0)
26. February 1937 London Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of France.png France 3:1 (1:0,1:0,1:1)
27. February 1937 London Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 0:0 (0:0,0:0,0:0)

Standings

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Goal Diff. Pts.
1 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 2 1 1 0 5:1 +4 3:1
2 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 2 1 1 0 3:1 +2 3:1
3 Flag of France.png France 2 0 0 2 2:8 -6 0:4
4 Flag of Poland.png Poland disqualified

Final Round – 1st to 4th Place[edit | edit source]

25. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 2:0 n.V. (0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0,2:0)
25. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Germany.png Germany 5:0 (1:0,2:0,2:0)
26. February 1937 London Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Flag of Germany.png Germany 6:0 (2:0,2:0,2:0)
26. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Canada Canada 0:3 (0:1,0:1,0:1)
27. February 1937 London Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 2:1 n.V. (0:1,1:0,0:0,0:0,1:0)
27. February 1937 London Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain Flag of Germany.png Germany 5:0 (3:0,1:0,1:0)

Standings

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Goal Diff. Pts.
1 Flag of Canada Canada 3 3 0 0 10: 1 + 9 6:0
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 3 2 0 1 7: 3 + 4 4:2
3 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 3 1 0 2 7: 4 + 3 2:4
4 Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 0 0 3 0:16 -16 0:6

Final Rankings – World Championships[edit | edit source]

RF Team
1 Flag of Canada Canada
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
3 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
4 Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany
5 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
6 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
7 Flag of France.png France
8 Flag of Poland.png Poland
9 Flag of Norway.png Norway
10 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
11 Flag of Romania.svg Romania

Teams[edit | edit source]

Pos. Country Team Members
1 CAN Ralph Reading, Harry Robertson, Fred Botterill, T. Almack, James Kemp, Hugo Mackie, Gordon Wilson, Doug Keiver, George Goble, Ken Campbell, Fred Burnett, Paul Kozak, Eric Hornquist; Trainer: John Achtzener

Canada was represented by the Kimberley Dynamiters. The team went on an exhibition tour before and after the championships. Please see 1936-37 Kimberley Dynamiters.

Final Rankings – European Championships[edit | edit source]

RF Team
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
2 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
3 Flag of Germany.png Germany
4 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary
5 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia
6 Flag of France.png France
7 Flag of Poland.png Poland
8 Flag of Norway.png Norway
9 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
10 Flag of Romania.svg Romania

European Champions 1937
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain


Team Photos[edit | edit source]


Notes[edit | edit source]

information based upon German version at http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft_1937


This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at 1937 World Championship. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.