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2008 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Flag of Canada Canada
Dates January 7 - January 12
Teams 8
Venue(s) 2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.png Flag of the United States.png United States of America (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 168 (8.4 per match)
Attendance 9,872 (494 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Canada Marie-Philip Poulin (14 points)

The 2008 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship were the inaugural junior female world ice hockey championships. They were held from January 7 through January 12 of 2008, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The championship is the Under-18 junior ice hockey edition of the women worlds, held under the auspices of the IIHF.

The inaugural competition featured two groups of nations in round robin play, followed by playoffs. There were eight national teams.

Teams[]

The following teams are participating in the championship:

Format[]

The eight participating teams are divided up into two seeded groups as below. The teams will play each other once in a single round robin format. The top two teams from the group will proceed to the medal round, while the remaining teams will play in the placing games.

Preliminary round[]

     Teams proceed to Medal round
     Teams sent to Placing round

Group A[]

Standings[]

Rk. Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1. Flag of Canada.png Canada 3 3 0 0 0 38 3 +35 9
2. Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 3 2 0 0 1 10 16 -6 6
3. Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 1 0 0 2 7 15 -8 3
4. Flag of Finland.png Finland 3 0 0 0 3 5 26 -21 0

Results[]

All times local (UTC-7)

January 7, 2008
19:30
Flag of Finland.png Finland 2–4
(1-1, 1-2, 0-1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 102
January 7, 2008
19:45
Flag of Canada.png Canada 11–2
(4-0, 4-1, 3-1)
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 976
January 8, 2008
7:30pm
Flag of Finland.png Finland 3–5
(2-2, 1-2, 0-1)
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 106
January 8, 2008
7:45pm
Flag of Germany.png Germany 1–10
(0-2, 1-4, 0-4)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 1,024
January 9, 2008
19:30
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 3–2
(0-0, 1-0, 2-2)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 121
January 9, 2008
19:45
Flag of Canada.png Canada 17–0
(6-0, 8-0, 3-0)
Flag of Finland.png Finland Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 1,052

Group B[]

Standings[]

Rk. Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1. Flag of the United States.png United States of America 3 3 0 0 0 28 2 +26 9
2. Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 2 0 0 1 20 7 +13 6
3. Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 3 1 0 0 2 7 17 -10 3
4. Flag of Russia.png Russia 3 0 0 0 3 2 31 -29 0

Results[]

All times local (UTC-7)

January 7, 2008
16:00
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 4–1
(3-0, 1-0, 0-1)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 98
January 7, 2008
16:15
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 11–0
(3-0, 4-0, 4-0)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 452
January 8, 2008
4:00pm
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 14–0
(4-0, 5-0, 5-0)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 52
January 8, 2008
4:15pm
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 0–11
(0-5, 0-1, 0-5)
Flag of the United States.png United States of America Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 401
January 9, 2008
16:00
Flag of Russia.png Russia 2–6
(0-1, 1-3, 1-2)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 57
January 9, 2008
16:15
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 6–2
(1-1, 2-1, 3-0)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 397

Placement Round[]

January 11, 2008
4:00pm
Flag of Germany.png Germany 2–1
(0-1, 2-0, 0-0)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 64
January 11, 2008
7:30pm
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 2–7
(1-2, 0-3, 1-2)
Flag of Finland.png Finland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 61

7th/8th Place Game[]

January 12, 2008
9:00am
Flag of Russia.png Russia 1–4
(1-1, 0-2, 0-1)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 54

5th/6th Place Game[]

January 12, 2008
12:30pm
Flag of Germany.png Germany 4–1
(3-0, 0-1, 1-0)
Flag of Finland.png Finland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 76

Playoff round[]

Draw[]

Semi finals Finals
11 January 2008 12 January 2008
                 
     
Group A 2nd Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 0
 
Group B 1st Flag of the United States.png United States of America 8   Gold medal game
  Flag of the United States.png United States of America 5
     
  Flag of Canada.png Canada 2
Group B 2nd Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 1
 
Group A 1st Flag of Canada.png Canada 7  
  Bronze medal game
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 4
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 2

Semifinals[]

January 11, 2008
4:15pm
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 8–0
(2-0, 4-0, 2-0)
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Father David Bauer Olympic Arena. Calgary
Attendance: 483
January 11, 2008
7:45pm
Flag of Canada.png Canada 7–1
(2-0, 4-0, 1-1)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Father David Bauer Olympic Arena. Calgary
Attendance: 1,628

Bronze medal game[]

January 12, 2008
4:00pm
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic 4–2
(0-0, 1-0, 3-2)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 512

Gold medal game[]

January 12, 2008
7:30pm
Flag of the United States.png United States of America 5–2
(2-0, 2-1, 1-1)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 2,156


 2008 IIHF World Women's U18 Champions 

United States of America
First title

Final standings[]

Team
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of the United States.png United States of America
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Canada.png Canada
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
4th Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
5th Flag of Germany.png Germany
6th Flag of Finland.png Finland
7th Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
8th Flag of Russia.png Russia

External links[]

See also[]

References[]

Preceded by
new tournament
IIHF World Women's U18 Championships
See also: 2008
Succeeded by
2009 Women's U18 Championships
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