1951 World Championship

The 1951 World Ice Hockey Championships were the 15th World Championships and the 28th European Championships in ice hockey for international teams. The tournament took place in France from the 9th to 17 March and the matches were played in the capital city, Paris. Thirteen nations took part, and were first split into two groups. The seven best teams were placed in the first group, and the six others were placed into the "Criterium Européen", which would later become the B World Championships. The A World Championships were played in a league, with each team playing each other once.

Canada became world champions for the 14th time, and Sweden took their fifth European Championships.

Canada was represented by the Lethbridge Maple Leafs. See 1950-51 Lethbridge Maple Leafs.

A World Championships[edit | edit source]

Date Matches A World Championships 1951 Result Period.
9 March Flag of Norway.png Norway - Flag of the United States.png United States of America 3 - 0 0-0,1-0,2-0
10 March Flag of Canada Canada - Flag of Finland.png Finland 11 - 1 4-0, 4-0, 3-1
10 March Flag of Sweden.png Sweden - Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 - 1 0-1, 1-0, 4-0
10 March Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland - Flag of Norway.png Norway 8 - 1 4-1, 3-0, 1-0
11 March Flag of Sweden.png Sweden - Flag of the United States.png United States of America 8 - 0 4-0,1-0,3-0
11 March Flag of Canada Canada - Flag of Norway.png Norway 8 - 0 3-0, 1-0, 4-0
12 March Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland - Flag of the United States.png United States of America 7 - 1 2-0, 4-1, 1-0
12 March Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland - Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 7 - 1 2-0,4-1,1-0
13 March Flag of Sweden.png Sweden - Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 - 2 1-0,4-1,0-1
13 March Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland - Flag of Finland.png Finland 4 - 1 1-0, 2-1, 1-0
13 March Flag of Canada Canada - Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 17 - 1 0-1, 7-0, 10-0
14 March Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland - Flag of Sweden.png Sweden ] 3 - 3 1-2, 1-1, 1-0
15 March Flag of Norway.png Norway - Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 4 - 3 0-0,1-2,3-1
15 March Flag of Sweden.png Sweden - Flag of Finland.png Finland 11 - 3 5-0, 1-1, 5-2
15 March Flag of Canada Canada - Flag of the United States.png United States of America 16 - 2 5-0, 6-2, 5-0
16 March Flag of Norway.png Norway - Flag of Finland.png Finland 0 - 3 0-1,0-0,0-2
16 March Flag of Canada Canada - Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 5 - 1 0-1,3-0,2-0
16 March Flag of the United States.png United States of America- Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 6 - 6 1-4,2-1,3-1
17 March Flag of Finland.png Finland - Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 3 - 6 0-2,3-0,0-4
17 March Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland - Flag of the United States.png United States of America 5 - 1 3-0,1-1,1-0
17 March Flag of Canada Canada - Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 5 - 1 1-0,2-0,2-1

Table[edit | edit source]

Place Team Matches Won Drawn Lost Difference Points
1 Flag of Canada Canada 6 6 0 0 62 - 6 12
2 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 6 4 1 1 33 - 14 9
3 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 6 4 1 1 28 - 12 9
4 Flag of Norway.png Norway 6 2 0 4 10 - 27 4
5 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 6 1 1 4 18 - 42 3
6 Flag of the United States.png United States of America 6 1 1 4 14 - 42 3
7 Flag of Finland.png Finland 6 1 0 5 15 - 37 2

World Championships Group B (France)[edit | edit source]

Date Matches B World Championships 1951 Result Period.
10 March France - Italy 1 - 4 0-1,0-2,1-1
11 March Netherlands - Italy 1 - 3 1-0,0-2,0-1
11 March France - Austria 7 - 3 1-0,1-0,5-3
11 March Yugoslavia - Belgium 3 - 13 0-5,0-3,3-5
12 March Austria - Belgium 5 - 3 0-1,3-1,2-1
12 March Netherlands - Yugoslavia 5 - 2 0-0,4-1,1-1
13 March Belgium - Italy 3 - 6 1-0,0-1,2-5
14 March France - Yugoslavia 10 - 3 3-2,3-1,4-0
14 March Austria - Netherlands 3 - 4 1-1,1-2,1-1
15 March Italy - Yugoslavia 6 - 1 1-0,4-1,1-0
15 March France - Belgium 10 - 0 2-0,3-0,5-0
16 March Belgium - Netherlands 1 - 2 0-2,1-0,0-0
16 March Austria - Italy 2 - 7 1-1,0-3,1-3
17 March Austria - Yugoslavia 3 - 4 1-1,1-0,1-3
17 March France - Netherlands 7 - 5 1-2,3-1,3-2

Table[edit | edit source]

Place Team Matches Won Drawn Lost Difference Points
8 Flag of Italy Italy 5 5 0 0 26 - 8 10
9 Flag of France France 5 4 0 1 35 - 5 8
10 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 5 3 0 2 17 - 16 6
11 Flag of Austria Austria 5 1 0 4 20 - 25 2
12 Flag of Belgium Belgium 5 1 0 4 20 - 30 2
13 Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 5 1 0 4 13 - 37 2

World Championship medals[edit | edit source]

1951 World Championships Country
Gold Flag of Canada Canada
Silver Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
Bronze Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
4 Flag of Norway.png Norway
5 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
6 Flag of the United States.png United States of America
7 Flag of Finland.png Finland

European Championship medals[edit | edit source]

1951 European Championships Country
Gold Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
Silver Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
Bronze Flag of Norway.png Norway
4 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
5 Flag of Finland.png Finland

Photo Gallery[edit | edit source]

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