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1955 World Champion Penticton V's

The 1955 World Ice Hockey Championships was the 22nd edition of the Ice Hockey World Championships. The tourmanent was held in Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Krefeld and Cologne, West Germany from February 25 to March 6, 1955.

A total of 14 nations participated in this World Championship, which was a new record for the postwar era. As a result, the teams were seeded with the strongest 9 teams placed in Pool A (the championship pool)and the remaining 5 nations as well as the West German B team placed in Pool B.

Canada won their sixteenth international title. They were represented by the Penticton V's who had won the Allan Cup the previous season.

POOL A[]

Games[]

25. February 1955 Cologne Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 7:0 (1:0,2:0,4:0)
25. February 1955 Dortmund Flag of Canada Canada Flag of the United States USA 12:1 (3:0,5:1,4:0)
25. February 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Soviet Union USSR Flag of Finland Finland 10:2 (2:2,5:0,3:0)
25. February 1955 Krefeld Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of Sweden Sweden 4:5 (1:2,3:2,0:1)
26. February 1955 Cologne Flag of the United States USA Flag of Finland Finland 8:1 (1:1,4:0,3:0)
26. February 1955 Dortmund Flag of Soviet Union USSR Flag of Sweden Sweden 2:1 (1:1,0:0,1:0)
26. February 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5:3 (1:0,0:1,4:2)
26. February 1955 Krefeld Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of Poland Poland 4:5 (3:3,0:1,1:1)
27. February 1955 Cologne Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Poland Poland 8:0 (3:0,3:0,2:0)
27. February 1955 Dortmund Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of the United States USA 3:6 (0:3,3:3,0:0)
27. February 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Sweden Sweden Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 10:0 (0:0,6:0,4:0)
27. February 1955 Krefeld Flag of Soviet Union USSR Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 4:0 (1:0,1:0,2:0)
28. February 1955 Cologne Flag of Soviet Union USSR Flag of Poland Poland 8:2 (2:0,2:1,4:0)
28. February 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Finland Finland 12:0 (7:0,3:0,2:0)
28. February 1955 Krefeld Flag of the United States USA Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 7:3 (1:1,2:1,4:1)
1. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Flag of Sweden Sweden 6:5 (2:1,2:1,2:3)
1. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Poland Poland Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 2:4 (1:1,0:1,1:2)
1. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of Finland Finland 7:1 (3:0,3:1,1:0)
2. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 11:1 (4:1,3:0,4:0)
2. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Sweden Sweden Flag of Finland Finland 9:0 (1:0,6:0,2:0)
2. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 0:8 (0:0,0:5,0:3)
2. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Soviet Union USSR Flag of the United States USA 3:0 (1:0,2:0,0:0)
3. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Poland Poland Flag of Finland Finland 6:3 (1:1,2:1,3:1)
3. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Sweden Sweden 3:0 (0:0,3:0,0:0)
3. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of Soviet Union USSR 1:5 (1:0,0:2,0:3)
3. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Flag of the United States USA 4:4 (1:1,1:1,2:2)
4. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of Canada Canada 1:10 (0:3,1:4,0:3)
4. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of the United States USA Flag of Poland Poland 6:2 (2:0,3:0,1:2)
4. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Soviet Union USSR Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 7:2 (2:0,2:1,3:1)
5. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Finland Finland Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 7:2 (2:1,3:1,2:0)
5. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Sweden Sweden Flag of the United States USA 1:1 (0:0,0:0,1:1)
5. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Flag of Poland Poland 17:2 (7:0,3:2,7:0)
6. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 8:3 (3:1,1:2,4:0)
6. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Sweden Sweden Flag of Poland Poland 9:0 (4:0,2:0,3:0)
6. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Flag of Finland Finland 18:2 (3:1,7:1,8:0)
6. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Soviet Union USSR 5:0 (1:0,2:0,2:0)

Final Standings -- Pool A[]

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 Flag of Canada.png Canada 8 8 0 0 66 6 16
2 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 8 7 1 0 39 13 14
3 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 8 5 2 1 63 22 11
4 Flag of the United States.png United States of America 8 4 2 2 33 29 10
5 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 8 4 3 1 40 16 9
6 Flag of Germany.png Federal Republic of Germany 8 2 6 0 28 43 4
7 Flag of Poland.png Poland 8 2 6 0 19 59 4
8 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 8 1 7 0 15 59 2
9 Flag of Finland.png Finland 8 1 7 0 16 72 2

POOL B[]

Games[]

25. February 1955 Dortmund Flag of Austria Austria Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 3:2 (1:1,1:1,1:0)
25. February 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany B Flag of Italy Italy 2:2 (1:1,0:1,1:0)
27. February 1955 Dortmund Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Flag of Belgium Belgium 6:3 (1:1,1:0,4:2)
27. February 1955 Cologne Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany B Flag of Austria Austria 3:2 (1:0,2:1,0:1)
28. February 1955 Krefeld Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Flag of Belgium Belgium 5:2 (0:0,4:1,1:1)
28. February 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Italy Italy Flag of Austria Austria 3:1 (2:1,1:0,0:0)
2. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Austria Austria Flag of Belgium Belgium 5:3 (1:0,1:1,3:2)
2. March 1955 Dortmund Flag of Italy Italy Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 10:2 (4:1,2:0,4:1)
2. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany B Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 5:1 (4:0,0:0,1:1)
4. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Italy Italy Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 9:1 (3:1,4:0,2:0)
4. March 1955 Cologne Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany B Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 11:1 (3:1,2:0,6:0)
5. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Austria Austria Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 6:1 (2:0,2:0,2:1)
5. March 1955 Düsseldorf Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany B Flag of Belgium Belgium 11:1 (1:0,4:0,6:1)
6. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Italy Italy Flag of Belgium Belgium 28:0 (7:0,13:0,8:0)
6. March 1955 Krefeld Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 9:1 (3:1,2:0,4:0)

Final Standing – Pool B[]

Pos Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1 Flag of Italy Italy 5 4 1 0 52 6 9
2 Flag of Federal Republic of Germany West Germany B + 5 4 1 0 30 5 9
3 Flag of Austria Austria 5 3 0 2 17 12 6
4 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 5 2 0 3 19 31 4
5 Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 5 1 0 4 10 28 2
6 Flag of Belgium Belgium 5 0 0 5 9 55 0


Game details for Pool A and Pool B results from German version at http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft_1955

All-Star Team[]

Leading Scorer[]

Vlastimil Bubník, Czechoslovakia

Canadian Scorers Flag of Canada[]

Goals-Assists-Points-Penalty minutes

Billy Warwick    14- 8-22 12
Grant Warwick     6-11-17  5
Jack McIntyre     8- 9-17  4
Jack MacDonald    4- 8-12  6
Doug Kilburn      6- 6-12  0
Mike Shabaya      7- 3-10  0
Jim Bairburn      7- 2- 9  2
Dick Warwick      4- 5- 9  4
Hal Tarala        3- 3- 6  2
Barry Middleton   1- 4- 5  4
George McAvoy     2- 2- 4 14
Don Berry         1- 1- 2  2
Bernie Bathgate   1- 1- 2  0
Kevin Conway      1- 1- 2 17
Jack Taggart      0- 1- 1  0


References[]

  • Szemberg, Szymon & Podnieks, Andrew, eds. (2007), World of Hockey: Celebrating a Century of the IIHF, Bolton, Ontario: Fenn Publishing, ISBN 1-55168-307-5


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