2002 Winter Olympics
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of the United States United States
Dates 11–21 February
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Champions Flag of Canada.png Canada (1 title)
Tournament statistics
Games played 20
Goals scored 127  (6.35 per game)
Attendance 129,435  (6,472 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Canada Hayley Wickenheiser
MVP Flag of Canada Hayley Wickenheiser

The women's tournament in ice hockey at the 2002 Winter Olympics was held in Provo and West Valley City, United States, from 11 to 21 February. Eight teams competed, seeded into two groups. Canada won the final by a score of 3–2 over the United States, who were awarded silver. The bronze medal game was won by Sweden with a 2–1 victory over Finland.

The tournament consisted of 20 games: 12 in the preliminary round (teams play the other teams in their own group); 4 final classification games; 2 semifinal games; 1 bronze medal game; and 1 final.

Qualifying[edit | edit source]

The qualification process, and seedings for the Olympic tournament, came from the final standings of the 2000 IIHF Women's World Championship. The top six nations were given direct entry to the Olympics, the final two spots were contested in a qualification tournament.[1] The nations ranked seven through ten played a round robin in Engelberg, Switzerland from 8 to 11 February 2001.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 3 2 0 1 9 10 −1 4 2002 Winter Olympics
2 Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 1 1 1 7 6 +1 3[lower-alpha 1]
3 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland (H) 3 1 1 1 10 7 +3 3[lower-alpha 1]
4 Flag of Japan.gif Japan 3 0 2 1 7 10 −3 2
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
Notes:

All times are local (UTC+1).

8 February 2001
16:30
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 3–3
(1–0, 0–2, 2–1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Sporting Park, Engelberg
Attendance: 300
8 February 2001
20:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 2–7
(0–3, 0–3, 2–1)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Sporting Park, Engelberg
Attendance: 825
9 February 2001
17:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 5–2
(1–1, 2–0, 2–1)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Sporting Park, Engelberg
Attendance: 513
10 February 2001
17:00
Germany Flag of Germany.png 3–1
(0–1, 1–0, 2–0)
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Sporting Park, Engelberg
Attendance: 800
11 February 2001
13:30
Germany Flag of Germany.png 1–2
(0–0, 0–1, 1–1)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Sporting Park, Engelberg
Attendance: 531
11 February 2001
17:00
Switzerland Flag of Switzerland.png 2–2
(0–0, 0–0, 2–2)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Sporting Park, Engelberg
Attendance: 920

Rosters[edit | edit source]

Group A

Group B

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC–7).

Group A[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Flag of Canada.png Canada 3 3 0 0 25 0 +25 6 Semifinals
2 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 2 0 1 10 13 −3 4
3 Flag of Russia.png Russia 3 1 0 2 6 11 −5 2 5–8th place semifinals
4 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 3 0 0 3 1 18 −17 0
Source: IIHF.com
11 February 2002
11:00
Canada Flag of Canada.png 7–0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,321
11 February 2002
14:00
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 3–2
(2–0, 1–2, 0–0)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,241
13 February 2002
11:00
Russia Flag of Russia.png 0–7
(0–2, 0–2, 0–3)
Flag of Canada.png Canada E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,213
13 February 2002
14:00
Sweden Flag of Sweden.png 7–0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 3,549
15 February 2002
14:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 1–4
(1–1, 0–2, 0–1)
Flag of Russia.png Russia Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,618
16 February 2002
19:00
Canada Flag of Canada.png 11–0
(1–0, 4–0, 6–0)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 6,306

Group B[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Flag of the United States.png United States of America (H) 3 3 0 0 27 1 +26 6 Semifinals
2 Flag of Finland.png Finland 3 2 0 1 7 6 +1 4
3 Flag of Germany.png Germany 3 0 1 2 6 18 −12 1 5–8th place semifinals
4 Flag of China.gif China 3 0 1 2 6 21 −15 1
Source: IIHF.com
(H) Host.
12 February 2002
11:00
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 10–0
(2–0, 4–0, 4–0)
Flag of Germany.png Germany E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,504
12 February 2002
14:00
Finland Flag of Finland.png 4–0
(0–0, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of China.gif China Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 4,977
14 February 2002
11:00
Finland Flag of Finland.png 3–1
(1–0, 2–0, 0–1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 4,769
14 February 2002
16:00
China Flag of China.gif 1–12
(0–3, 1–5, 0–4)
Flag of the United States.png United States of America Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 6,325
16 February 2002
11:00
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 5–0
(3–0, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Finland.png Finland E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,507
16 February 2002
14:00
Germany Flag of Germany.png 5–5
(1–1, 1–4, 3–0)
Flag of China.gif China Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,418

Classification round[edit | edit source]

  5–8th place semifinals     5th place game
                 
  A3  Flag of Russia.png Russia 4  
  B4  Flag of China.gif China 1    
      A3  Flag of Russia.png Russia 5
      B3  Flag of Germany.png Germany 0
  B3  Flag of Germany.png Germany 4    
  A4  Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 0   7th place game
B4  Flag of China.gif China 2
  A4  Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 1

5–8th place semifinals[edit | edit source]

17 February 2002
14:00
Russia Flag of Russia.png 4–1
(0–1, 3–0, 1–0)
Flag of China.gif China Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,719
17 February 2002
21:00
Germany Flag of Germany.png 4–0
(1–0, 3–0, 0–0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,773

Seventh place game[edit | edit source]

19 February 2002
14:00
China Flag of China.gif 2–1 OT
(1–0, 0–0, 0–1)
(OT:1–0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,490

Fifth place game[edit | edit source]

19 February 2002
19:00
Russia Flag of Russia.png 5–0
(2–0, 1–0, 2–0)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 5,781

Final round[edit | edit source]

File:SwedenUSAwomenshockey2002.jpg

Sweden and the United States women's teams during the semifinals. The United States won, 4–0.

  Semifinals     Gold medal game
                 
  B1  Flag of the United States.png United States of America 4  
  A2  Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 0    
      B1  Flag of the United States.png United States of America 2
      A1  Flag of Canada.png Canada 3
  A1  Flag of Canada.png Canada 7    
  B2  Flag of Finland.png Finland 3   Bronze medal game
B2  Flag of Finland.png Finland 1
  A2  Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 2

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

19 February 2002
11:05
Canada Flag of Canada.png 7–3
(2–1, 0–2, 5–0)
Flag of Finland.png Finland E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,289
19 February 2002
16:30
United States of America Flag of the United States.png 4–0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 7,738

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

21 February 2002
12:10
Finland Flag of Finland.png 1–2
(0–2, 1–0, 0–0)
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 3 Peaks Ice Arena, Provo
Attendance: 6,298

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

21 February 2002
17:10
2 United States of America Flag of the United States.png 2–3
(0–1, 1–2, 1–0)
Flag of Canada.png Canada 1 E Center, West Valley City
Attendance: 8,599

Final rankings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team
1 Flag of Canada.png Canada
2 Flag of the United States.png United States of America
3 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
4 Flag of Finland.png Finland
5 Flag of Russia.png Russia
6 Flag of Germany.png Germany
7 Flag of China.gif China
8 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

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

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Flag of Canada Hayley Wickenheiser 5 7 3 10 +7 2 F
Flag of the United States Cammi Granato 5 6 4 10 +9 0 F
Flag of Canada Danielle Goyette 5 3 7 10 +7 0 F
Flag of the United States Natalie Darwitz 5 7 1 8 +8 2 F
Flag of the United States Katie King 5 4 3 7 +6 4 F
Flag of Canada Jayna Hefford 5 3 4 7 +7 2 F
Flag of the United States Jenny Potter 5 1 6 7 +6 2 F
Flag of the United States Tara Mounsey 5 0 7 7 +5 4 D
Flag of Canada Vicky Sunohara 5 4 2 6 +7 6 F
Flag of Canada Jennifer Botterill 5 3 3 6 +2 8 F
Flag of the United States Karyn Bye 5 3 3 6 +6 0 F
Flag of Finland Katja Riipi 5 3 3 6 +4 6 F

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

Leading goaltenders[edit | edit source]

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 Sarah Tueting 120:00 1 0.50 20 95.00 1
Flag of the United States Sara Decosta 179:00 3 1.01 58 94.83 2
Flag of Sweden Kim Martin 180:00 5 1.67 82 93.90 1
Flag of Canada Kim St-Pierre 240:00 5 1.25 78 93.59 2
Flag of Russia Irina Gashennikova 300:00 12 2.40 178 93.26 1

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

Awards[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]


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