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



World Men's Hockey Championships (in Prague, Czechoslovakia)

First Round

Group A

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.png Switzerland 4 4 0 0 31: 2 +29 8:0
2 Flag of Poland.png Poland 4 3 0 1 15: 8 + 7 6:2
3 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 4 2 0 2 13: 6 + 7 4:4
4 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 4 1 0 3 3:33 -30 2:6
5 Flag of Romania.gif Romania 4 0 0 4 2:15 -13 0:8

Group B

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 Great Britain.gif Great Britain 4 3 1 0 15: 2 +13 7:1
2 Flag of the United States.png USA 4 3 1 0 10: 2 + 8 7:1
3 Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany 4 2 0 2 9: 2 + 7 4:4
4 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 4 1 0 3 4: 8 - 4 2:6
5 Flag of Norway.png Norway 4 0 0 4 2:26 -24 0:8

Group C

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 Canadian Red Ensign 1921.png Canada 3 3 0 0 9:2 +7 6:0
2 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 1:3 -2 3:3
3 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 0 2 1 3:4 -1 2:4
4 Flag of Austria.png Austria 3 0 1 2 1:5 -4 1:5

Second Round

Group A

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.png Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 5:2 +3 4:0
2 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland + 2 1 0 1 3:3 0 2:2
3 Flag of the United States.png USA 2 0 0 2 0:3 -3 0:4

Group B

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 Great Britain.gif Great Britain 2 2 0 0 10: 3 +7 4:0
2 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden + 2 1 0 1 3: 3 0 2:2
3 Flag of Poland.png Poland 2 0 0 2 1: 8 -7 0:4

Group C

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 Canadian Red Ensign 1921.png Canada 2 1 1 0 4:3 +1 3:1
2 Flag of Germany 1933.png Germany + 2 1 0 1 3:3 0 2:2
3 Flag of Hungary.png 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

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

Final Round

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

RF Team
1 Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921.png
2 Great Britain Flag of Great Britain.gif
3 Czechoslovakia Flag of Czechoslovakia.png
4 Germany Flag of Germany 1933.png
5 Sweden Flag of Sweden.png
6 Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png
7 Hungary Flag of Hungary.png
8 USA Flag of the United States.png
9 Poland Flag of Poland.png
10 Austria Flag of Austria.png
11 Latvia Flag of Latvia.png
12 Lithuania Flag of Lithuania.png
13 Romania Flag of Romania.gif
14 Norway Flag of Norway.png


Members of team

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

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

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