2005 World Championship
2005 IIHF World Championship Logo.png
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Austria Austria
Dates April 30 - May 15
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Champions Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic (5 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 56
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Canada Joe Thornton (16 points)

The 2005 Men's Ice Hockey Championships was held in May 2005 in Vienna and Innsbruck, Austria. It was the 69th annual event, and was run by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

Sixteen participating teams were placed in the following four groups. After playing a round-robin, the top three teams in each group advanced to the qualifying round. The last team in each group competed in the relegation round.

     Team advanced to the Qualifying round
     Team sent to compete in the Relegation round

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 3 2 1 0 13 5 8 5
Flag of Russia.png Russia 3 2 1 0 9 5 4 5
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 3 1 0 2 6 4 2 2
Flag of Austria.png Austria 3 0 0 3 3 17 -14 0

All times local (UTC +3)

April 30, 2005
16:15
Russia Flag of Russia.png 4 - 2
(1-1, 1-0, 2-1)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8024
April 30, 2005
20:15
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 2 - 1
(0-0, 0-0, 2-1)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8025
May 2, 2005
16:15
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 3 - 3
(1-0, 1-2, 1-1)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7800
May 2, 2005
20:15
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 5 - 0
(1-0, 2-0, 2-0)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7691
May 4, 2005
16:15
Russia Flag of Russia.png 2 - 0
(0-0, 1-0, 1-0)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7037
May 4, 2005
20:15
Austria Flag of Austria.png 1 - 8
(0-1, 0-2, 1-5)
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8635

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
Flag of Canada.png Canada 3 3 0 0 17 5 12 6
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 3 2 0 1 11 4 7 4
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 3 1 0 2 8 10 -2 2
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 3 0 0 3 1 18 -17 0

All times local (UTC +3)

April 30, 2005
16:15
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 4 - 6
(1-1, 1-4, 2-1)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5344
May 1, 2005
16:15
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 7 - 0
(3-0, 2-0, 2-0)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4540
May 3, 2005
16:15
Canada Flag of Canada.png 8 - 0
(3-0, 2-0, 3-0)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5370
May 3, 2005
20:15
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 3 - 1
(0-1, 1-0, 2-0)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5460
May 5, 2005
16:15
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1 - 3
(0-1, 1-1, 0-1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 6300
May 5, 2005
20:15
Canada Flag of Canada.png 3 - 1
(0-0, 2-1, 1-0)
Flag of the United States.png United States of America Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 6307

Group C[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 3 0 0 15 3 12 6
Flag of Finland.png Finland 3 2 0 1 7 7 0 4
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 3 1 0 2 5 8 -3 2
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 3 0 0 3 2 11 -9 0

All times local (UTC +3)

April 30, 2005
20:15
Finland Flag of Finland.png 2 - 1
(1-0, 0-0, 1-1)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5030
May 1, 2005
20:15
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 2 - 3
(0-2, 2-0, 0-1)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4061
May 2, 2005
16:15
Finland Flag of Finland.png 4 - 1
(1-0, 2-1, 1-0)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4386
May 2, 2005
20:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 7 - 0
(2-0, 3-0, 2-0)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4457
May 4, 2005
16:15
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 1 - 2
(0-0, 1-1, 0-1)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5623
May 4, 2005
20:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 5 - 1
(2-1, 2-0, 1-0)
Flag of Finland.png Finland Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 6202

Group D[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 3 3 0 0 6 1 5 6
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 3 2 0 1 8 5 3 4
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 3 1 0 2 3 4 -1 2
Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 0 0 3 2 9 -7 0

All times local (UTC +3)

May 1, 2005
16:15
Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png 1 - 3
(1-2, 0-0, 0-1)
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7328
May 1, 2005
20:15
Germany Flag of Germany.png 1 - 2
(0-2, 1-0, 0-0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6676
May 3, 2005
16:15
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 1 - 2
(1-1, 0-0, 0-1)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7500
May 3, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 2 - 0
(1-0, 0-0, 1-0)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8000
May 5, 2005
16:15
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 1 - 0
(0-0, 1-0, 0-0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7041
May 5, 2005
20:15
Germany Flag of Germany.png 1 - 5
(1-1, 0-1, 0-3)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7900

Qualifying round[edit | edit source]

The top three teams from each group in the First Round advance to the qualifying round. The top three teams from Groups A and D advance to Group E, and the top three teams from Groups B and C advance to Group F.

Teams in the qualifying round carry forward the results and points gained in the preliminary round with the teams that they have played and advance with. Teams, which have played in the preliminary round, do not meet again in the qualifying round.

     Team advanced to the Playoff round
     Team eliminated from advancing

Group E[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
Flag of Russia.png Russia 5 3 2 0 13 8 5 8
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 5 4 0 1 15 5 10 8
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 5 3 1 1 12 11 1 7
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 5 2 1 2 9 10 -1 5
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 1 0 4 4 11 -7 2
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 5 0 0 5 3 11 -8 0

All times local (UTC+3)

May 6, 2005
20:15
Russia Flag of Russia.png 3 - 3
(2-2, 1-1, 0-0)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5680
May 7, 2005
16:15
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 2 - 0
(0-0, 1-0, 1-0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6234
May 7, 2005
20:15
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 1 - 5
(0-2, 1-3, 0-0)
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7614
May 8, 2005
16:15
Slovakia Flag of Slovakia.png 3 - 1
(0-0, 2-1, 1-0)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7522
May 8, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 1 - 2
(1-0, 0-1, 0-1)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7709
May 9, 2005
16:15
Russia Flag of Russia.png 3 - 1
(0-0, 3-0, 0-1)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5520
May 9, 2005
20:15
Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png 2 - 0
(1-0, 0-0, 1-0)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5502
May 10, 2005
16:15
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 1 - 3
(1-1, 0-1, 0-1)
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5967
May 10, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 5 - 1
(1-0, 2-1, 2-0)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6201

Group F[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 5 4 0 1 23 13 10 8
Flag of Canada.png Canada 5 3 1 1 18 14 4 7
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 5 2 2 1 14 10 4 6
Flag of Finland.png Finland 5 1 3 1 12 13 -1 5
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 1 1 3 9 18 -9 3
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 5 0 1 4 5 13 -8 1
May 6, 2005
20:15
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 4 - 4
(1-1, 0-0, 3-3)
Flag of Finland.png Finland Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 3540
May 7, 2005
16:15
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 3 - 0
(0-0, 1-0, 2-0)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4702
May 7, 2005
20:15
Canada Flag of Canada.png 4 - 5
(2-1, 1-3, 1-1)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5558
May 8, 2005
16:15
Canada Flag of Canada.png 3 - 3
(0-1, 1-1, 2-1)
Flag of Finland.png Finland Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5333
May 8, 2005
20:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 1 - 5
(0-1, 0-2, 1-2)
Flag of the United States.png United States of America Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 4708
May 9, 2005
16:15
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 1 - 1
(0-0, 0-1, 1-0)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 1909
May 9, 2005
20:15
Finland Flag of Finland.png 0 - 0
(0-0, 0-0, 0-0)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 2235
May 10, 2005
16:15
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 1 - 2
(1-1, 0-0, 0-1)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2211
May 10, 2005
20:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 9 - 1
(3-0, 2-0, 4-1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 2349

Relegation round[edit | edit source]

The consolation round is composed of the four teams that placed last in Groups A through D. They play in a round-robin fashion, and the bottom two teams get relegated to the Division I group in next year's World Championships.

     Team qualified for the 2006 IIHF World Championship
     Team relegated to Division I

Group G[edit | edit source]

Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 3 2 0 1 11 14 -3 4
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 3 2 0 1 10 9 1 4
Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 1 1 1 13 5 8 3
Flag of Austria.png Austria 3 0 1 2 7 12 -5 1

All times local (UTC +3)

May 6, 2005
16:15
Germany Flag of Germany.png 2 - 2
(2-0, 0-1, 0-1)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6150
May 6, 2005
16:15
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 4 - 3
(0-3, 1-0, 3-0)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 3709
May 8, 2005
12:15
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 4 - 3
(1-3, 2-0, 1-0)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5122
May 9, 2005
12:15
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1 - 9
(0-3, 0-5, 1-1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2177
May 10, 2005
12:15
Germany Flag of Germany.png 2 - 3
(1-1, 1-1, 0-1)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2335
May 11, 2005
20:15
Austria Flag of Austria.png 2 - 6
(1-0, 0-3, 0-3)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 2827

Playoff round[edit | edit source]

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Quarterfinal                    
  F1  Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 2  
  E4  Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 1   Semifinal
      QF1  Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 2  
  Quarterfinal   QF2  Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 3  
  E2  Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 3
  F3  Flag of the United States.png United States of America 2         Final
              SF1  Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 3
  Quarterfinal             SF2  Flag of Canada.png Canada 0
  F2  Flag of Canada.png Canada 5      
  E3  Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 4   Semifinal   Bronze Medal Game
      QF3  Flag of Canada.png Canada 4   SF2  Flag of Russia.png Russia 6
  Quarterfinal   QF4  Flag of Russia.png Russia 3     SF1  Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3
  E1  Flag of Russia.png Russia 4
  F4  Flag of Finland.png Finland 3  

Quarter-finals[edit | edit source]

May 12, 2005
16:15
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 3 - 2
(GWS)

(0-1, 0-1, 2-0, 0-0, 1-0)
Flag of the United States.png United States of America Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7700
May 12, 2005
16:15
Canada Flag of Canada.png 5 - 4
(2-2, 1-1, 2-1)
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5300
May 12, 2005
20:15
Russia Flag of Russia.png 4 - 3
(GWS)

(2-3, 1-0, 0-0, 0-0, 1-0)
Flag of Finland.png Finland Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7530
May 12, 2005
16:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 2 - 1
(1-1, 1-0, 0-0)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Olympiaworld, Innsbruck
Attendance: 5103

Semi-finals[edit | edit source]

May 14, 2005
16:15
Russia Flag of Russia.png 3 – 4
(0-3, 2-1, 1-0)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7500
May 14, 2005
20:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 2 – 3
OT

(0-0, 1-1, 1-1, 0-1)
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7791

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

May 15, 2005
16:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 3 – 6
(2–3, 0–3, 1–0)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7889

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

May 15, 2005
20:15
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic.png 3 – 0
(1–0, 0–0, 2–0)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7999

Ranking and statistics[edit | edit source]

 


 2006 IIHF World Championship Winners 

Czech Republic
5th title

Tournament Awards[edit | edit source]

Final standings[edit | edit source]

The final standings of the tournament according to IIHF:

Gold medal icon.svg Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Canada.png Canada
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Russia.png Russia
4 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
5 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
6 Flag of the United States.png United States of America
7 Flag of Finland.png Finland
8 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
9 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia
10 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus
11 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine
12 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
13 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia
14 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
15 Flag of Germany.png Germany
16 Flag of Austria.png Austria

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals. If the list exceeds 10 skaters because of a tie in points, all of the tied skaters are left out.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Flag of Canada Joe Thornton 9 6 10 16 +7 4 F
Flag of Canada Rick Nash 9 9 6 15 +7 8 F
Flag of Canada Simon Gagne 9 3 7 10 +7 0 F
Flag of Slovakia Zigmund Palffy 7 5 4 9 +1 10 F
Flag of Sweden Daniel Sedin 9 5 4 9 +4 2 F
Flag of Sweden Daniel Alfredsson 9 3 6 9 +6 6 F
Flag of the Czech Republic Jaromir Jagr 8 2 7 9 +4 5 F
Flag of Russia Alexander Ovechkin 8 5 3 8 +7 4 F
Flag of Slovakia Lubomir Visnovsky 7 2 6 8 +2 0 D
Flag of the Czech Republic Vaclav Prospal 9 2 6 8 +4 4 F

Source: [1]


Leading goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

Player MIP SOG GA GAA SVS% SO
Flag of Belarus Andrei Mezin 297:24 175 5 1.01 97.14 2
Flag of the Czech Republic Tomas Vokoun 499:17 190 9 1.08 95.26 2
Flag of Kazakhstan Vitaliy Kolesnik 279:20 168 8 1.72 95.24 0
Flag of Switzerland Martin Gerber 359:17 186 10 1.67 94.62 1
Flag of Latvia Arturs Irbe 283:03 124 7 1.48 94.35 2

Source: [2]

Team Photos[edit | edit source]


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