The 2017 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships was the 81st such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Teams participated at several levels of competition. The competition also served as qualifications for division placements in the 2018 competition.
Championship (Top Division)Edit
- Sofia, Bulgaria from 10 to 16 April 2017. At the September 2016 IIHF congress it was decided to change the format so that there would be a single tournament in Bulgaria. The tournament was held in
|Promoted to 2018 IIHF Division II B|
|7||United Arab Emirates|
|withdrew||Bosnia and Herzegovina|