The 1998 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships was the 63rd such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

World Championship Group A[edit | edit source]

The Championship took place between sixteen teams in Switzerland.

World Championship Group B (Slovenia)[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
17 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 7 7 0 0 38 - 13 14
18 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 7 5 1 1 28 - 15 11
19 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 7 3 1 3 15 - 19 7
20 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 7 2 3 2 18 - 24 7
21 Flag of Norway.png Norway 7 3 0 4 21 - 19 6
22 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 7 3 0 4 32 - 27 6
23 Flag of Poland.png Poland 7 2 1 4 21 - 28 5
24 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 7 0 0 7 12 - 40 0
15 April
Estonia Flag of Estonia.png 2-1 Flag of Norway.png Norway
15 April
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 3-0 Flag of Poland.png Poland
15 April
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 1-6 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
15 April
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 0-1 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
16 April
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 2-4 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia
16 April
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 1-7 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
17 April
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 6-3 Flag of Poland.png Poland
17 April
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 4-3 Flag of Norway.png Norway
18 April
Poland Flag of Poland.png 5-5 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
18 April
Norway Flag of Norway.png 2-5 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
19 April
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 6-1 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
19 April
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 4-5 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia
20 April
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 10-1 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
20 April
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 2-1 Flag of Norway.png Norway
21 April
Poland Flag of Poland.png 3-0 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia
21 April
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 5-3 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
22 April
Estonia Flag of Estonia.png 3-3 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
22 April
Poland Flag of Poland.png 3-4 Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom
23 April
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 3-4 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
23 April
Norway Flag of Norway.png 4-1 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
24 April
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 3-4 Flag of Norway.png Norway
24 April
Estonia Flag of Estonia.png 1-3 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
25 April
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 4-4 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
25 April
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 4-5 Flag of Poland.png Poland
26 April
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 10-3 Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands
26 April
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 2-4 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
26 April
Norway Flag of Norway.png 6-2 Flag of Poland.png Poland
26 April
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 3-0 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia

World Championship Group C (Hungary)[edit | edit source]

First Round[edit | edit source]

Group 1[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
1 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 3 3 0 0 20 - 07 6
2 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 3 2 0 1 08 - 11 4
3 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png Yugoslavia 3 0 1 2 04 - 08 1
4 Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia 3 0 1 2 04 - 10 1
22 March
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 5-3 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png Yugoslavia
22 March
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania.png 3-2 Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia
23 March
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania.png 2-0 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png Yugoslavia
23 March
Croatia Flag of Croatia.gif 1-6 Flag of Romania.svg Romania
25 March
Croatia Flag of Croatia.gif 1-1 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png Yugoslavia
25 March
Lithuania Flag of Lithuania.png 3-9 Flag of Romania.svg Romania

Group 2[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
1 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 3 3 0 0 19 - 02 6
2 Flag of China.gif China 3 2 0 1 14 - 11 4
3 Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 3 1 0 2 01 - 12 2
4 Flag of Spain.gif Spain 3 0 0 3 05 - 14 0
22 March
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 7-1 Flag of China.gif China
22 March
Spain Flag of Spain.gif 0-1 Flag of Korea.gif South Korea
23 March
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 6-1 Flag of Spain.gif Spain
23 March
China Flag of China.gif 6-0 Flag of Korea.gif South Korea
25 March
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 6-0 Flag of Korea.gif South Korea
25 March
China Flag of China.gif 7-4 Flag of Spain.gif Spain

Final Round 25-28 Place[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
25 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 3 3 0 0 24 - 03 6
26 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 3 2 0 1 20 - 09 4
27 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 3 1 0 2 08 - 27 2
28 Flag of China.gif China 3 0 0 3 08 - 21 0
27 March
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 9-3 Flag of China.gif China
27 March
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 14-0 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania
28 March
China Flag of China.gif 4-5 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania
28 March
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 3-2 Flag of Romania.svg Romania

Consolation Round 29-32 Place[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
29 Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia 3 1 2 0 08 - 06 4
30 Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png Yugoslavia 3 1 2 0 07 - 06 4
31 Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 3 1 0 2 04 - 06 2
32 Flag of Spain.gif Spain 3 0 2 1 07 - 08 2
27 March
South Korea Flag of Korea.gif 1-3 Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia
27 March
Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png 3-3 Flag of Spain.gif Spain
28 March
Spain Flag of Spain.gif 4-4 Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia
28 March
Yugoslavia Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.png 3-2 Flag of Korea.gif South Korea

World Championship Group D (South Africa)[edit | edit source]

First Round[edit | edit source]

Group 1[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
1 Flag of Israel.gif Israel 3 3 0 0 29 - 06 6
2 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 3 2 0 1 22 - 10 4
3 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 3 1 0 2 15 - 15 2
4 Flag of Greece.png Greece 3 0 0 3 06 - 41 0
27 March
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 16-2 Flag of Greece.png Greece
27 March
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 3-5 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
28 March
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 14-2 Flag of Greece.png Greece
28 March
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 1-8 Flag of Israel.gif Israel
30 March
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 5-3 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
30 March
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 11-2 Flag of Greece.png Greece

Group 2[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
1 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 42 - 05 5
2 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 3 2 1 0 28 - 06 5
3 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 3 1 0 2 05 - 37 2
4 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 3 0 0 3 05 - 32 0
27 March
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 14-1 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey
27 March
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 18-1 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand
28 March
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 20-0 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey
28 March
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.gif 1-10 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
30 March
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 4-3 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand
30 March
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 4-4 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria

Final Round 33-36 Place[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
33 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria 3 2 1 0 12 - 06 5
34 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 3 1 1 1 11 - 13 3
35 Flag of Israel.gif Israel 3 1 0 2 10 - 13 2
36 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 3 1 0 2 09 - 10 2
01 April
Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria.png 4-0 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
01 April
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 3-6 Flag of Australia.jpg Australia
02 April
Australia Flag of Australia.jpg 1-6 Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium
02 April
Israel Flag of Israel.gif 2-4 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria

Consolation Round 37-40 Place[edit | edit source]

Team Games Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points
37 Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 3 3 0 0 28 - 07 6
38 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 3 1 0 2 13 - 11 2
39 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 3 1 0 2 11 - 22 2
40 Flag of Greece.png Greece 3 1 0 2 11 - 23 2
01 April
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 5-2 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand
01 April
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 4-7 Flag of Greece.png Greece
02 April
Greece Flag of Greece.png 2-8 Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand
02 April
South Africa Flag of South Africa.gif 12-3 Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey

Team Photos[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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