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2007 IIHF European Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Sweden Sweden
Dates 2007
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank Soviet Union Soviet Union (21st title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank Sweden Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank Finland Finland
Fourth place Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 40
Scoring leader(s) Soviet Union Alexander Ovechkin
(14 points)
MVP Soviet Union Alexei Morozov
2005
2009

The 2005 IIHF European Championship was the 64th European ice hockey championships arranged by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The tournament was held in Gothenburg and Karlstad, Sweden.

Qualification

Date Vacancies Qualified
Host N/A 1 Sweden Sweden
Ranked 1−11 at the
2005 IIHF European Championship
10 Austria Austria
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Finland Finland
France France
Germany Germany
Latvia Latvia
Norway Norway
Soviet Union Soviet Union
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
Promoted from the
2005 IIHF European Championship Division I
1 Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Total 12

Seeding

The seeding in the preliminary round was based on the 2006 IIHF World Ranking:

Group A Group B
Sweden Sweden (1) Finland Finland (2)
Soviet Union Soviet Union (4) Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (3)
Latvia Latvia (7) Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (8)
Germany Germany (10) Norway Norway (9)
Austria Austria (11) Denmark Denmark (12)
France France (14) Flag of Italy.svg Italy (13)

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Soviet Union Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 Advances to the quarterfinals
Sweden Sweden 5 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 12
Germany Germany 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 9
Latvia Latvia 5 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 6
France France 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 3
Flag of Austria.svg Austria 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Finland Finland 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 Advances to the quarterfinals
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 13
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 5 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 8
Norway Norway 5 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 7
Denmark Denmark 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 3
Flag of Italy.svg Italy 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0

Playoff round

  Quarterfinal                    
  A1  Soviet Union Soviet Union  
  B4  Norway Norway   Semifinal
      A1  Soviet Union Soviet Union  
  Quarterfinal   B2  Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia  
  B2  Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
  A3  Germany Germany         Final
              A1  Soviet Union Soviet Union
  Quarterfinal             A2  Sweden Sweden
  B1  Finland Finland      
  A4  Latvia Latvia   Semifinal   Bronze medal game
      B1  Finland Finland   B1  Finland Finland
  Quarterfinal   A2  Sweden Sweden     A1  Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
  A2  Sweden Sweden
  B3  Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland  

Final ranking

The official IIHF final ranking of the tournament:

Gold medal blank Soviet Union Soviet Union
Silver medal blank Sweden Sweden
Bronze medal blank Finland Finland
4 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
5 Germany Germany
6 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
7 Norway Norway
8 Latvia Latvia
9 Denmark Denmark
10 France France
11Austria Austria
12 Flag of Italy.svg Italy

2007 IIHF European Championship Winners
Flag of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
21st title

Division I (Yugoslavia)

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg Yugoslavia 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promoted to Top Division
Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Poland.svg Poland 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom Great Britain 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lithuania Lithuania 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Israel.svg Israel 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division II

Division II (Bulgaria)

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Flag of Romania.svg Romania 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promoted to Top Division
Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spain Spain 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division III
Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Division III (Ireland)

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Republic of Ireland Ireland 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 Promoted to Division II
Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

See also