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2015 IIHF European Championship
2015 IIHF European Championship logo WFAC.svg
Tournament details
Host country Norway Norway
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Soviet Union Soviet Union (23rd title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Finland Finland
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg 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).svg
Telenor Arena
Capacity: 15,000
Telenor Arena, Oslo.jpg
Norway Norway – Bergen
Bergen Arena
Capacity: 11,000
Bergen Arena, Bergen (WFAC).jpg

Qualification

Date Vacancies Qualified
Host N/A 1 Norway Norway
Ranked 1−12 at the
2003 IIHF European Championship
11 Austria Austria
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Denmark
Finland Finland
France France
Germany Germany
Italy
Latvia Latvia
Soviet Union Soviet Union
Sweden Sweden
Switzerland
Promoted from the
2013 IIHF European Championship Division I
2 Great Britain
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) Switzerland (8)
Germany Germany (10) Latvia Latvia (9)
Denmark Denmark (11) France France (12)
Yugoslavia (14) Austria Austria (13)
Italy (15) 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.svg Soviet Union Soviet Union 5 – 2
(1–1, 2–1, 2–0)
Finland Finland Silver medal blank.svg Jordal Amfi, Oslo

Final ranking

See also


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