Alternative History
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The 2004 IIHF Men's World Ice Hockey Championships was hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). Teams participated at three levels of competition.

Championship (top division)

The top division was contested from in Moscow and Leningrad, Soviet Union.

Division I

Division I was contested from 12 to 18 April 2004 in two groups. Group A was played in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, while Group B was played in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Group A

Division I represent the second tier of the Ice Hockey World Championships.

Team GP W T L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Yugoslavia 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 10 Promoted to Top Division
United Kingdom Great Britain 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 7
Hungary 5 2 1 2 20 24 –4 5
China 5 2 1 2 0 0 0 5
South Korea 5 1 1 3 0 0 0 3
Belgium 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division II


Group B

Team GP W T L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Netherlands 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 Promoted to Top Division
Estonia Estonia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Lithuania 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Romania 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Australia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Bulgaria 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division II

Division II

Division II was contested from 12 to 18 April 2004 in two groups. Group A was played in Auckland, New Zealand, while Group B was played in Jaca, Spain. Division II represent the third tier of the Ice Hockey World Championships.

Group A

Team GP W T L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
New Zealand 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promoted to Division I
Turkey Turkey 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iceland 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 2
South Africa 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 2
Luxembourg 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division III


Group B

Team GP W T L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
Spain 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promoted to Division I
Israel Israel 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chile 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to Division III

Division III

Division III was contested from 12 to 18 April 2004 in Yerevan, Armenia.

Team GP W T L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
North Korea 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 7 Promoted to Division II
Mongolia 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 6
Ireland 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 5
Armenia 4 1 0 3 0 0 0 2
Georgia 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0

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