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2015 IIHF European Championship
2015 IIHF European Championship logo WFAC
Tournament details
Host country Norway Norway
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank Soviet Union Soviet Union (23rd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank Finland Finland
Third place Bronze medal blank Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Fourth place Sweden Sweden
Scoring leader(s) Soviet Union Viktor Tikhonov
(16 points)
MVP Finland Pekka Rinne
2013
2017

The 2011 IIHF European Championship was the 68th European ice hockey championships arranged by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). The tournament was held in Oslo and Bergen, Norway.

As the World Championships, teams participated at three levels of competition.

Venues

Norway Norway – Oslo 2015 IIHF Euro Championship arena map (WFAC)
Telenor Arena
Capacity: 15,000
Telenor Arena, Oslo
Norway Norway – Bergen
Bergen Arena
Capacity: 11,000
Bergen Arena, Bergen (WFAC)

Qualification

Date Vacancies Qualified
Host N/A 1 Norway Norway
Ranked 1−12 at the
2003 IIHF European Championship
11 Austria Austria
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark
Finland Finland
France France
Germany Germany
Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Latvia Latvia
Soviet Union Soviet Union
Sweden Sweden
Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
Promoted from the
2013 IIHF European Championship Division I
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Flag of Poland.svg Poland
Total 14

Seeding

The seeding in the preliminary round was based on the 2014 IIHF World Ranking:

Group A Group B
Sweden Sweden (1) Finland Finland (3)
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (6) Soviet Union Soviet Union (4)
Norway Norway (7) Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland (8)
Germany Germany (10) Latvia Latvia (9)
Denmark Denmark (11) France France (12)
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg Yugoslavia (14) Austria Austria (13)
Flag of Italy.svg Italy (15) Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary (16)

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advances to the quarter finals
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division I

Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advances to the quarter finals
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division I

Playoff round

  Quarterfinal                    
  A1    
  B4     Semifinal
         
  Quarterfinal      
  B2  
  A3           Final
               Soviet Union Soviet Union 5
  Quarterfinal              Finland Finland 2
  B1        
  A4     Semifinal   Bronze medal game
           Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 3
  Quarterfinal          Sweden Sweden 0
  A2  
  B3    

Quarterfinals

Semifinals

Bronze medal game

Gold medal game

September 2013
20:30
Gold medal blank Soviet Union Soviet Union 5 – 2
(1–1, 2–1, 2–0)
Finland Finland Silver medal blank Jordal Amfi, Oslo

Final ranking

The official IIHF final ranking of the tournament:

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

2015 IIHF European Championship Winners
Flag of the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
23rd title

See also


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