2004 World Championship
Official puck 2004 IIHF World Ice Hockey Championships
Tournament details
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The 2004 Men's Ice Hockey Championships were held April 24-May 9, 2004, in Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. Games for this Ice Hockey World Championships tournament were played at Sazka Arena and ČEZ Aréna. The attendance set at this tournament was a record that still stands, with an overall attendance at 552,097, and the record for the most average spectators per game at 9,858.[1]


Championship[edit | edit source]

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 3 3 0 0 15 2 6
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 3 1 1 1 5 5 3
Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 1 1 1 6 8 3
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 3 0 3 0 3 14 0

Group B[edit | edit source]

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 3 2 0 1 10 5 5
Flag of Finland.png Finland 3 2 1 0 11 8 4
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 3 1 1 1 12 8 3
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 3 0 3 0 2 14 0

Group C[edit | edit source]

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 3 0 0 13 4 6
Flag of Russia.png Russia 3 2 1 0 14 6 4
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 3 1 2 0 7 14 2
Flag of Japan.gif Japan 3 0 3 0 5 15 0

Group D[edit | edit source]

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Canada.png Canada 3 2 0 1 8 3 5
Flag of Austria.png Austria 3 1 0 2 12 6 4
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 3 1 1 1 11 7 3
Flag of France.png France 3 0 3 0 0 15 0

Qualification round[edit | edit source]

Game results against teams from the same group are carried over from the preliminary round.

Group E[edit | edit source]

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 5 5 0 0 19 5 10
Flag of Canada.png Canada 5 3 1 1 15 10 7
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 1 2 2 8 9 4
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 5 1 2 2 8 11 4
Flag of Germany.png Germany 5 1 3 1 6 14 3
Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 0 3 2 9 16 2

Group F[edit | edit source]

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 5 3 0 2 18 5 8
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 5 3 0 2 12 5 8
Flag of Finland.png Finland 5 3 1 1 17 8 7
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 5 2 2 1 17 15 5
Flag of Russia.png Russia 5 1 4 0 10 14 2
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 5 0 5 0 6 33 0

Relegation round[edit | edit source]

Group G[edit | edit source]

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 3 2 0 1 12 5 5
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 3 1 0 2 10 6 4
Flag of Japan.gif Japan 3 0 1 2 7 9 2
Flag of France.png France 3 0 2 1 4 13 1

Note: Flag of France.png France and Flag of Japan.gif Japan are demoted to Division I at the 2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships.

Final round[edit | edit source]

Quarter-finals[edit | edit source]

May 5

Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 4 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 1

Goals

  1. Höglund
  2. Alfredsson
  3. Tärnström
  4. Axelsson

Goals

  1. Ignatjevs


Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 2 Flag of the United States.png United States of America 3

Goals

  1. Skoula
  2. Jágr

Goals

  1. Park
  2. Westrum
  3. Roach


May 6

Flag of Canada.png Canada 5 Flag of Finland.png Finland 4

Goals

  1. Heatley
  2. Bouwmeester
  3. Brewer
  4. Staios
  5. Heatley (OT)

Goals

  1. Peltonen
  2. Kallio
  3. Niemi
  4. Rintanen


Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 3 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 1

Goals

  1. Strbak
  2. Chára
  3. Demitra

Goals

  1. Wichser


Semi-finals[edit | edit source]

May 8

Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 1 Flag of Canada.png Canada 2

Goals

  1. Šatan

Goals

  1. Brière
  2. Horcoff


Flag of the United States.png United States of America 2 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3

Goals

  1. Park
  2. Halpern

Goals

  1. Tärnström
  2. Höglund
  3. Axelsson


Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

May 9

Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 0 Flag of the United States.png United States of America 1

Goals

Goals

  1. Roach (SO)


Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

May 9

Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 Flag of Canada.png Canada 5

Goals

  1. Höglund
  2. Alfredsson
  3. Salomonsson

Goals

  1. Smyth
  2. Heatley
  3. R. Niedermayer
  4. Bouwmeester
  5. Cooke

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Player G A P
Flag of Canada Heatley, DanyDany Heatley 8 3 11
Flag of Finland Peltonen, VilleVille Peltonen 4 6 10
Flag of the Czech Republic Ručínský, MartinMartin Ručínský 5 4 9
Flag of the Czech Republic Jágr, JaromírJaromír Jágr 5 4 9
Flag of Finland Jokinen, OlliOlli Jokinen 5 3 8
Flag of the United States Park, RichardRichard Park 5 3 8
Flag of Slovakia Demitra, PavolPavol Demitra 4 4 8
Flag of Slovakia Satan, MiroslavMiroslav Šatan 4 4 8
Flag of Canada Brière, DanielDaniel Brière 2 6 8

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

Player GAA SV%
Flag of Finland Norrena, FredrikFredrik Norrena 0.00 1.000
Flag of the United States Westlund, AlexAlex Westlund 0.00 1.000
Flag of Slovakia Križan, KarolKarol Križan 0.00 1.000
Flag of Canada Giguère, Jean-SébastienJean-Sébastien Giguère 0.50 0.975
Flag of Slovakia Lašák, JánJán Lašák 1.00 0.954
Flag of the Czech Republic Čechmánek, RomanRoman Čechmánek 1.00 0.944
Flag of Finland Markkanen, JussiJussi Markkanen 1.00 0.909
Flag of the Czech Republic Vokoun, TomášTomáš Vokoun 1.11 0.944
Flag of Sweden Lundqvist, HenrikHenrik Lundqvist 1.64 0.925
Flag of Latvia Irbe, ArtūrsArtūrs Irbe 1.80 0.925

Division I[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Division I, Group A played at Oslo, Norway, April 4-18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 5 0 0 34 9 10
Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 3 1 1 31 14 7
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands 5 2 2 1 21 22 5
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 2 2 1 20 24 5
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 1 3 1 18 18 3
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 0 5 0 7 44 0

Group B[edit | edit source]

Division I, Group B played at Gdańsk, Poland, April 12-18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 5 0 0 33 5 10
Flag of Italy.png Italy 5 4 1 0 26 7 8
Flag of Poland.png Poland 5 2 2 1 25 14 5
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 5 2 2 1 26 23 5
Flag of Romania.svg Romania 5 1 4 0 9 35 2
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 5 0 5 0 7 42 0

Flag of Belarus.png Belarus and Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia are promoted to the 2005 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium0and Flag of Korea.gif South Korea are demoted to Division II.

Division II[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Division II, Group A played at Jaca, Spain, April 12-18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of China.gif China 5 4 1 0 39 13 8
Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia 5 4 1 0 32 6 8
Flag of Australia.jpg Australia 5 3 1 1 40 18 7
Flag of Spain.gif Spain 5 2 2 1 29 13 5
Flag of Israel.gif Israel 5 0 4 1 3 28 1
Flag of Luxembourg.gif Luxembourg 5 0 4 1 5 70 1

Group B[edit | edit source]

Division II, Group B played at Elektrenai, Lithuania, April 12-18.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 5 5 0 0 70 7 10
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.png Serbia and Montenegro 5 4 1 0 55 23 8
Flag of North Korea.gif North Korea 5 3 2 0 22 20 6
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 5 2 3 0 20 30 4
Flag of New Zealand.gif New Zealand 5 1 4 0 13 61 2
Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa 5 0 5 0 9 48 0

Flag of China.gif China and Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania are promoted to Division I while Flag of Luxembourg.gif Luxembourg and Flag of South Africa.gif South Africa are demoted to Division III.

Division III[edit | edit source]

Division III was played at Reykjavík, Iceland, March 16-21.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland 4 3 0 1 46 8 7
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 4 3 1 0 26 14 6
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico 4 2 1 1 29 8 5
Flag of Ireland.gif Ireland 4 1 3 0 23 23 2
Flag of Armenia.gif Armenia 4 0 4 0 2 73 0

Flag of Iceland.gif Iceland and Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey are promoted to Division II

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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