2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Slovakia SVK
Dates August 12-16, 2008
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Champions Flag of Canada.png Canada (13 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 16
Goals scored 127  (7.94 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Sweden Magnus Pääjärvi (9 pts)

The 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament was an under-18 ice hockey tournament held in Břeclav, Czech Republic and Piešťany, Slovakia from August 12-16, 2008. The two venues were Zimní Stadion in Břeclav and Zimny Stadion in Piešťany. Canada captured their thirteenth gold medal of the tournament, defeating Russia 6–3 in the gold medal game, while Sweden defeated Finland 3–2 to earn the bronze medal.

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
Flag of Russia Russia 3 3 0 0 0 16 5 9
Flag of Finland Finland 3 1 1 1 0 12 13 5
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 3 1 1 0 1 8 12 4
Flag of the United States United States 3 0 3 0 0 8 15 0

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
Flag of Canada Canada 3 3 0 0 0 18 7 9
Flag of Sweden Sweden 3 2 1 0 0 19 11 6
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 3 1 2 0 0 9 16 3
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 3 0 3 0 0 6 18 0

Final round[edit | edit source]

Seventh place game[edit | edit source]

August 16, 2008
15:30
Flag of the United States United States 6–5 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Břeclav

Fifth place game[edit | edit source]

August 16, 2008
19:00
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 4–3 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Břeclav

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

August 16, 2008
15:00
Flag of Finland Finland 2–3 Flag of Sweden Sweden Piešťany

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

August 16, 2008
18:30
Flag of Russia Russia 3–6 Flag of Canada Canada Piešťany

Final standings[edit | edit source]

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


External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
2007 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
2008
Succeeded by
2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament


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