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The 1938 World Ice Hockey Championship was held in Prague, Czechoslovakia.



World Men's Hockey Championships (in Prague, Czechoslovakia)[edit | edit source]

First Round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

11. February 1938 Prague Switzerland Hungary 1:0 (0:0,1:0,0:0)
11. February 1938 Prague Lithuania Romania 1:0 (0:0,0:0,1:0)
12. February 1938 Prague Switzerland Romania 8:1 (2:0,1:1,5:0)
12. February 1938 Prague Poland Lithuania 8:1 (4:0,3:0,1:1)
13. February 1938 Prague Poland Romania 3:0 (1:0,2:0,0:0)
13. February 1938 Prague Hungary Lithuania 10:1 (2:0,4:0,4:1)
14. February 1938 Prague Switzerland Lithuania 15:0 (9:0,2:0,4:0)
14. February 1938 Prague Poland Hungary 3:0 (1:0,1:0,1:0)
15. February 1938 Prague Hungary Romania 3:1 (1:1,1:0,1:0)
15. February 1938 Prague Switzerland Poland 7:1 (3:0,1:0,3:1)

Standings - Group A

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Diff. Points
1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 4 4 0 0 31: 2 +29 8:0
2 Flag of Poland Poland 4 3 0 1 15: 8 + 7 6:2
3 Flag of Hungary Hungary 4 2 0 2 13: 6 + 7 4:4
4 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 4 1 0 3 3:33 -30 2:6
5 Flag of Romania Romania 4 0 0 4 2:15 -13 0:8

Group B[edit | edit source]

11. February 1938 Prague Latvia Norway 3:1 ET(1:0,0:1,0:0,2:0)
11. February 1938 Prague Great Britain Germany 1:0 (0:0,1:0,0:0)
12. February 1938 Prague USA Latvia 1:0 (0:0,1:0,0:0)
12. February 1938 Prague Great Britain Norway 8:0 (2:0,1:0,5:0)
13. February 1938 Prague USA Norway 7:1 (3:0,4:0,0:1)
13. February 1938 Prague Germany Latvia 1:0 (0:0,1:0,0:0)
14. February 1938 Prague Great Britain Latvia 5:1 (1:0,2:0,2:1)
14. February 1938 Prague USA Germany 1:0 (1:0,0:0,0:0)
15. February 1938 Prague Germany Norway 8:0 (2:0,1:0,5:0)
15. February 1938 Prague Great Britain USA 1:1 ET (0:0,0:0,1:1,0:0,0:0,0:0)

Standings - Group B

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Diff. Points
1 Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain 4 3 1 0 15: 2 +13 7:1
2 Flag of the United States USA 4 3 1 0 10: 2 + 8 7:1
3 Flag of Germany Germany 4 2 0 2 9: 2 + 7 4:4
4 Flag of Latvia Latvia 4 1 0 3 4: 8 - 4 2:6
5 Flag of Norway Norway 4 0 0 4 2:26 -24 0:8

Group C[edit | edit source]

11. February 1938 Prague Canada Sweden 3:2 (1:0,1:2,1:0)
11. February 1938 Prague Czechoslovakia Austria 1:0 (0:0,0:0,1:0)
13. February 1938 Prague Canada Austria 3:0 (1:0,1:0,1:0)
13. February 1938 Prague Czechoslovakia Sweden 0:0 ET (0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0)
15. February 1938 Prague Czechoslovakia Canada 0:3 (0:2,0:0,0:1)
15. February 1938 Prague Sweden Austria 1:1 ET (0:1,1:0,0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0)

Standings - Group C

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Diff. Points
1 Flag of Canada Canada 3 3 0 0 9:2 +7 6:0
2 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 1:3 -2 3:3
3 Flag of Sweden Sweden 3 0 2 1 3:4 -1 2:4
4 Flag of Austria Austria 3 0 1 2 1:5 -4 1:5

Second Round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

16. February 1938 Prague Czechoslovakia USA 2:0 (0:0,1:0,1:0)
17. February 1938 Prague Switzerland USA 1:0 (0:0,0:0,1:0)
18. February 1938 Prague Czechoslovakia Switzerland 3:2 ET. (0:1,1:0,0:0,2:1)

Standings - Group A

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Diff. Points
1 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 5:2 +3 4:0
2 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland + 2 1 0 1 3:3 0 2:2
3 Flag of the United States USA 2 0 0 2 0:3 -3 0:4

Group B[edit | edit source]

16. February 1938 Prague Great Britain Sweden 3:2 (0:0,1:1,2:1)
17. February 1938 Prague Sweden Poland 1:0 (0:0,0:0,1:0)
18. February 1938 Prague Great Britain Poland 7:1 (3:1,4:0,0:0)

Standings - Group B

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Diff. Points
1 Flag of United Kingdom Great Britain 2 2 0 0 10: 3 +7 4:0
2 Flag of Sweden Sweden + 2 1 0 1 3: 3 0 2:2
3 Flag of Poland Poland 2 0 0 2 1: 8 -7 0:4

Group C[edit | edit source]

16. February 1938 Prague Canada Germany 3:2 ET. (1:1,0:1,1:0,1:0)
17. February 1938 Prague Germany Hungary 1:0 (0:0,1:0,0:0)
18. February 1938 Prague Canada Hungary 1:1 ET. (1:1,0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0,0:0)

Standings—Group C

Pos. Team GP Wins Ties Losses Goals Diff. Points
1 Flag of Canada Canada 2 1 1 0 4:3 +1 3:1
2 Flag of Germany Germany + 2 1 0 1 3:3 0 2:2
3 Flag of Hungary Hungary 2 0 1 1 1:2 -1 1:3

+ Germany, Switzerland and Sweden ended with identical records. The Organizing Committee awarded the semifinal position to Germany because it had played Canada.

Consolation round 5-6 place[edit | edit source]

19. February 1938 Prague Sweden Switzerland 2:0 (1:0,0:0,1:0)

Final Round[edit | edit source]

Semifinals
19. February 1938 Prague Canada Germany 1:0 (0:0,0:0,1:0)
19. February 1938 Prague Czechoslovakia Great Britain 0:1 (0:0,0:0,0:1)
Game for 3rd place
20. February 1938 Prague Czechoslovakia Germany 3:0 (1:0,2:0,0:0)
Final
20. February 1938 Prague Canada Great Britain 3:1 (3:1,0:0,0:0)

Final Rankings – World Championships[edit | edit source]

RF Team
1 Canada Flag of Canada
2 Great Britain Flag of United Kingdom
3 Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia
4 Germany Flag of Germany
5 Sweden Flag of Sweden
6 Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
7 Hungary Flag of Hungary
8 USA Flag of the United States
9 Poland Flag of Poland
10 Austria Flag of Austria
11 Latvia Flag of Latvia
12 Lithuania Flag of Lithuania
13 Romania Flag of Romania
14 Norway Flag of Norway


Members of team[edit | edit source]

Pos. Team Players
1 CAN Pat McReavy, Roy Heximer, Mel Albright, Johnny Godfrey, Glen Sutherland, Gordie Bruce, Jimmy Russell, Buster Portland, Jack Marshall, John Coulter, Percy Allen, Reg Chipman, Archie Burn; Trainer: Max Silverman

Canada was represented by the Sudbury Wolves.

Final Rankings – European Championships[edit | edit source]

RF Team
1 Great Britain
2 Czechoslovakia
3 Germany
4 Sweden
5 Switzerland
6 Hungary
7 Poland
8 Austria
9 Latvia
10 Lithuania
11 Romania
12 Norway


Team Photos[edit | edit source]

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