The playoff round of the 2018 IIHF World Championship was held from 17 to 20 May 2018. The top four-placed teams of each preliminary group qualified for the playoff round.[1]

Qualified teams[edit | edit source]

Group Winners Runners-up Third place Fourth place
A Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Flag of Russia.png Russia Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
B Flag of Finland.png Finland Flag of the United States.png United States of America Flag of Canada.png Canada Flag of Latvia.png Latvia

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Quarterfinals                    
  A1  Sweden 3  
  B4  Latvia 2   Semifinals
      QF1  Sweden 6  
  Quarterfinals   QF2  United States 0  
  B2  United States 3
  A3  Czech Republic 2         Final
              SF1  Sweden 3 (SO)
  Quarterfinals             SF2  Switzerland 2
  A2  Russia 4      
  B3  Canada 5 (OT)   Semifinals   Bronze Medal Game
      QF3  Canada 2   SF1  United States 4
  Quarterfinals   QF4  Switzerland 3     SF2  Canada 1
  B1  Finland 2
  A4  Switzerland 3  

All times are local (UTC+2).

Quarterfinals[edit | edit source]

17 May 2018
16:15
Russia Flag of Russia.png 4–5 OT
(0–1, 2–1, 2–2)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Attendance: 9,017
17 May 2018
16:15
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 3–2
(2–0, 0–2, 1–0)
Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 4,846
17 May 2018
20:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 3–2
(0–0, 1–1, 2–1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Attendance: 12,490
17 May 2018
20:15
Finland Flag of Finland.png 2–3
(1–0, 0–3, 1–0)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 5,634

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

19 May 2018
15:15
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 6–0
(1–0, 3–0, 2–0)
Flag of the United States.png United States of America Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Attendance: 12,490
19 May 2018
19:15
Canada Flag of Canada.png 2–3
(0–1, 1–1, 1–1)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Attendance: 12,166

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

20 May 2018
15:45
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 4–1
(0–0, 1–1, 3–0)
Flag of Canada.png Canada Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Attendance: 12,111

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

20 May 2018
20:15 (UTC+2)
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 3–2 GWS
(1–1, 1–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Royal Arena, Copenhagen
Attendance: 12,490

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Worlds schedule released. iihfworlds.com (8 August 2017).

External links[edit | edit source]

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