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See also: 2017 Women's Ice Hockey World Championships
2017 IIHF World Championship
2017 IIHF Women's World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of the United States United States
Dates 31 March–7 April
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Champions Flag of the United States United States of America (8 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 22
Goals scored 115  (5.23 per game)
Attendance 20,034  (911 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of the United States Kendall Coyne
MVP Flag of the United States Brianna Decker

The 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship is an international Ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. It is being contested in Plymouth, United States from 31 March to 7 April 2017.[1]

United States defeated Canada in the gold medal game 3–2 after overtime, winning their eighth title.[2] Finland won the bronze medal by beating Germany 8–0.[3]

VenuesEdit

USA Hockey Arena I
3,504
USA Hockey Arena II
800
Compuware arena

ParticipantsEdit

Group A

Group B

Match officialsEdit

10 referees and 9 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[4]

Referees
  • Flag of the United States Dina Allen
  • Flag of Canada Gabrielle Ariano-Lortie
  • Flag of Slovakia Nikoleta Celárová
  • Flag of Switzerland Anna Eskola
  • Flag of Switzerland Drahomira Fialova
  • Flag of Sweden Gabriella Gran
  • Flag of Germany Nicole Hertrich
  • Flag of Norway Aina Hove
  • Flag of Japan Miyuki Nakayama
  • Flag of the United States Melissa Szkola

Linesmen
  • Flag of Austria Bettina Angerer
  • Flag of Sweden Veronica Johansson
  • Flag of Slovakia Michaela Kúdeľová
  • Flag of the United States Jessica Leclerc
  • Flag of Germany Lisa Linnek
  • Flag of the Czech Republic Ilona Novotná
  • Flag of Slovenia Nataša Pagon
  • Flag of Finland Johanna Tauriainen
  • Flag of Canada Justine Todd

RostersEdit

Each team's roster consists of at least 15 skaters (forwards, and defencemen) and 2 goaltenders, and at most 20 skaters and 3 goaltenders. All eight participating nations, through the confirmation of their respective national associations, had to submit a "Long List" roster no later than two weeks before the tournament, and a final roster by the Passport Control meeting prior to the start of tournament.[5]

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC−4).

Group AEdit

Script error

31 March 2017
16:00
Finland Flag of Finland 1–2
(0–0, 1–0, 0–2)
Flag of Russia Russia USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 146
31 March 2017
19:35
United States of America Flag of the United States 2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Canada Canada USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 3,152
1 April 2017
15:35
Russia Flag of Russia 0–7
(0–1, 0–3, 0–3)
Flag of the United States United States of America USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 1,919
1 April 2017
19:35
Canada Flag of Canada 3–4
(1–1, 1–2, 1–1)
Flag of Finland Finland USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 780
3 April 2017
15:35
Canada Flag of Canada 8–0
(4–0, 1–0, 3–0)
Flag of Russia Russia USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 516
3 April 2017
19:35
United States of America Flag of the United States 5–3
(1–1, 2–1, 2–1)
Flag of Finland Finland USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 1,368

Group BEdit

Script error

31 March 2017
12:00
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic 1–2 GWS
(0–0, 1–0, 0–1)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 428
31 March 2017
15:35
Sweden Flag of Sweden 1–3
(0–0, 1–3, 0–0)
Flag of Germany Germany USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 480
1 April 2017
12:00
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic 1–2
(0–0, 0–1, 1–1)
Flag of Germany Germany USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 496
1 April 2017
18:00
Switzerland Flag of Switzerland 1–2
(0–1, 1–0, 0–1)
Flag of Sweden Sweden USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 168
3 April 2017
12:00
Germany Flag of Germany 2–4
(0–3, 0–0, 2–1)
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 404
3 April 2017
18:00
Sweden Flag of Sweden 3–1
(1–1, 2–0, 0–0)
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 111

Relegation roundEdit

The third and fourth placed team from Group B played a best-of-three series to determine the relegated team.

4 April 2017
12:00
Switzerland Flag of Switzerland 2–4
(0–2, 0–1, 2–1)
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 355
6 April 2017
12:00
Czech Republic Flag of the Czech Republic 2–3 OT
(0–0, 1–2, 1–0)
(OT 0–1)
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 478
7 April 2017
12:00
Switzerland Flag of Switzerland 3–1
(2–1, 0–0, 1–0)
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 457

Switzerland won series 2–1

Final roundEdit

BracketEdit

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        A1  Flag of the United States United States of America 11  
  A4  Flag of Russia Russia 1     B1  Flag of Germany Germany 0    
  B1  Flag of Germany Germany 2         A1  Flag of the United States United States of America 3
      A2  Flag of Canada Canada 2
        A2  Flag of Canada Canada 4    
  A3  Flag of Finland Finland 4     A3  Flag of Finland Finland 0   Third place
  B2  Flag of Sweden Sweden 0   A3  Flag of Finland Finland 8
  B1  Flag of Germany Germany 0

QuarterfinalsEdit

4 April 2017
15:35
Finland Flag of Finland 4–0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Sweden Sweden USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 397
4 April 2017
19:35
Russia Flag of Russia 1–2
(1–0, 0–1, 0–1)
Flag of Germany Germany USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 486

SemifinalsEdit

6 April 2017
15:35
Canada Flag of Canada 4–0
(1–0, 2–0, 1–0)
Flag of Finland Finland USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 1,166
6 April 2017
19:35
United States of America Flag of the United States 11–0
(2–0, 5–0, 4–0)
Flag of Germany Germany USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 1,872

Fifth place gameEdit

6 April 2017
17:00
Russia Flag of Russia 4–3 GWS
(0–1, 0–1, 3–1)
(OT 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
Flag of Sweden Sweden USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 102

Bronze medal gameEdit

7 April 2017
15:35
Finland Flag of Finland 8–0
(3–0, 5–0, 0–0)
Flag of Germany Germany USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 836

Gold medal gameEdit

7 April 2017
19:35
United States of America Flag of the United States 3–2 OT
(1–1, 0–0, 1–1)
(OT 1–0)
Flag of Canada Canada USA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
Attendance: 3,917

StatisticsEdit

Final standingsEdit

Gold medal icon Flag of the United States United States of America
Silver medal icon Flag of Canada Canada
Bronze medal icon Flag of Finland Finland
4 Flag of Germany Germany
5 Flag of Russia Russia
6 Flag of Sweden Sweden
7 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
8 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
 Relegated to Division I A 

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Flag of the United States Kendall Coyne 5 5 7 12 +10 0 F
Flag of the United States Brianna Decker 5 3 9 12 +11 8 F
Flag of the United States Hilary Knight 5 4 5 9 +10 0 F
Flag of Switzerland Lara Stalder 6 4 5 9 +5 2 F
Flag of Finland Susanna Tapani 6 3 6 9 0 2 F
Flag of Switzerland Alina Müller 6 4 4 8 +2 2 F
Flag of the Czech Republic Aneta Lédlová 6 3 3 6 +7 12 F
Flag of Canada Marie-Philip Poulin 5 2 4 6 +3 2 F
Flag of the United States Amanda Kessel 5 1 5 6 +4 0 F
Flag of the United States Monique Lamoureux 5 1 5 6 +11 0 D

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Source: IIHF.com

Leading goaltendersEdit

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

Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
Flag of the United States Nicole Hensley 190:17 2 0.63 56 96.43 2
Flag of Canada Shannon Szabados 248:29 5 1.21 109 95.41 2
Flag of Switzerland Florence Schelling 368:00 11 1.79 160 93.12 0
Flag of Finland Noora Räty 355:03 12 2.03 157 92.36 2
Flag of Russia Nadezhda Alexandrova 183:18 6 1.96 70 91.43 0

TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

AwardsEdit

Source: IIHF.com

Source: IIHF.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. Plymouth gets Women's Worlds. iihf.com (18 February 2016).
  2. "USA wins first gold at home". 
  3. "Finns take bronze". 
  4. Assignments
  5. Team Entry Long List. IIHF Tournament Administration Packages. Retrieved on 2016-09-25.

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