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1994 IIHF Women's World Championship

1994 IIHF World Women's Championship
Tournament details
Host country  United States
Dates April 11 - April 17
Teams 8
Venue(s) Lake Placid (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions   Canada (3rd title)
Runner-up   United States
Third place   Finland
Fourth place  China
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 185 (9.25 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Rikka Nieminen (4+9=13pts)
1992
1997

The 1994 IIHF World Women's Championships was held April 11-April 17, 1994 at the Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, New York in the United States. The Team Canada won their 3rd consecutive gold medal at the World Championships defeating the United States in a repeat of the previous two finals. Finland picked up their 3rd consecutive bronze medal, with a win over Semi-Final debutants, China.

Contents

  • Qualification 1
    • Asian Qualification Tournament (Japan) 1.1
  • Final tournament 2
  • First round 3
    • Group A 3.1
      • Standings 3.1.1
      • Results 3.1.2
    • Group B 3.2
      • Standings 3.2.1
      • Results 3.2.2
  • Playoff Round 4
    • Consolation Round 5-8 Place 4.1
    • Consolation Round 7-8 Place 4.2
    • Consolation Round 5-6 Place 4.3
    • Final round 4.4
    • Semifinals 4.5
    • Match for third place 4.6
    • Final 4.7
  • Champions 5
  • Scoring leaders 6
  • Goaltending leaders 7
  • Final standings 8
  • Directorate Awards 9
  • References 10
  • External links 11

Qualification

The tournament was held between eight teams. Canada and the United States received automatic qualification for the tournament. In addition, the top five teams from the 1993 European Championship would be joined by the winner of the 1994 Asian Qualification Tournament.[1]

  •  Canada - Automatically Qualified
  •  China - Winner - 1994 Asian Qualification Tournament
  •  Finland - Winner - 1993 European Championship
  •  Germany - 4th Place - 1993 European Championship
  •  Norway - 3rd Place - 1993 European Championship
  •   Switzerland - 5th Place - 1993 European Championship
  •  Sweden - 2nd Place - - 1993 European Championship
  •  United States - Automatically Qualified

Asian Qualification Tournament (Japan)

11 March 1994 Japan  2-6
 China
12 March 1994 Japan  1-7
 China

Final tournament

The eight participating teams were divided up into two seeded groups as below. The teams played each other once in a single round robin format. The top two teams from the group proceeded to the Final Round, while the remaining teams played in the Consolation Round.

First round

     Teams proceed to Final round
     Teams sent to Consolation round

Group A

Standings

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Canada 3 3 0 0 27 3 +24 6
2.  China 3 1 1 1 13 12 +1 3
3.  Sweden 3 1 1 1 9 13 -4 3
4.  Norway 3 0 0 3 2 23 -21 0

Results

All times local
April 11, 1994
2:00 pm
Sweden  3 – 1
 Norway Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 11, 1994
4:00 pm
Canada  7 – 1
 China Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
3:00 pm
Sweden  4 – 4
 China Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
7:00 pm
Norway  0 – 12
 Canada Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
3:00 pm
Canada  8 – 2
 Sweden Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
7:00 pm
China  8 – 1
( 2 - 0 , 1 - 0 , 3 - 1 )
 Norway Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Group B

Standings

Rk. Team GP W T L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  United States 3 3 0 0 24 1 +23 6
2.  Finland 3 2 0 1 31 3 +28 4
3.   Switzerland 3 1 0 2 2 20 -18 2
4.  Germany 3 0 0 3 2 35 -33 0

Results

All times local
April 11, 1994
2:00 pm
Finland  17 – 1
 Germany Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 11, 1994
8:00 pm
United States  6 – 0
  Switzerland Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
4:00 pm
Finland  13 – 0
  Switzerland Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 12, 1994
8:00 pm
Germany  0 – 16
 United States Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
1:00 pm
Germany  1 – 2
  Switzerland Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York
April 14, 1994
7:00 pm
United States  2 – 1
 Finland Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Playoff Round

Consolation Round 5-8 Place

April 16, 1994
8:00 pm
Sweden  7 – 1
 Germany Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 16, 1994
8:00 pm
Norway  7 – 4
  Switzerland Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Consolation Round 7-8 Place

April 17, 1994
9:00 am
Switzerland   4 – 3
 Germany Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Consolation Round 5-6 Place

April 26, 1992
1:00 pm
Sweden  6 – 3
 Norway Pad 1932, Lake Placid, New York

Final round

Semi finals Finals
15 April 1994 17 April 1994
                 
     
Group A 1st  Canada 4
 
Group B 2nd  Finland 1   Gold Medal Game
   Canada 6
     
   United States 3
Group B 1st  United States 14
 
Group A 2nd  China 3  
  Bronze Medal Game
 Finland 8
 China 1

Semifinals

April 15, 1994
5:00 pm
Canada  4 – 1
 Finland Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York
April 15, 1994 United States  14 – 3
 China Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Match for third place

April 17, 1994
11:15 am
Finland  8 – 1
 China Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Final

April 17, 1994 Canada  6 – 3
 United States Pad 1980, Lake Placid, New York

Champions

 1994 IIHF World Women Championship Winners 

Canada
3rd title

Scoring leaders

Player GP G A Pts
Riikka Nieminen 5 4 9 13
Danielle Goyette 5 9 3 12
Karyn Bye 5 6 6 12
Cammi Granato 5 5 7 12
Liu Hongmei 5 8 3 11
Tila Reima 5 7 4 11
Sari Krooks 5 3 7 10
Stephanie O'Sullivan 5 3 7 10
Hanna Terrijoki 5 5 4 9
Gretchen Ulion 5 5 4 9

Goaltending leaders

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)
Player GPI Mins GA SOG SV% GAA
Liisa-Maria Sneck 4 220 7 85 91.8 1.91
Kelly Dyer 2 129 3 24 87.5 1.50
Manon Rheaume 4 209 6 44 86.4 1.72
Patricia Sautter 3 180 10 139 92.8 3.33
Erin Whitten 3 180 7 52 86.4 2.33

Final standings

Rk. Team
1st  Canada
2nd  United States
3rd  Finland
4.  China
5.  Sweden
6.  Norway
7.   Switzerland
8.  Germany

Directorate Awards

  • Goalie: Erin Whitten (United States)
  • Defender: Geraldine Heaney (Canada)
  • Forward: Riikka Nieminen, (Finland)[2]

References

  1. ^ 1994 Asian qualifier details
  2. ^ Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10, p.541, Andrew Podnieks, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd, Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6

External links

  • Summary from the Women's Hockey Net
  • Detailed summary from passionhockey.com
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