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World Hockey Championships

Men

The World Hockey Championships, held in Göteborg, Karlstad and Jönköping, Sweden from April 26-May 11, 2002. Top three teams (*) in each group after preliminary round-robin advance to the second round. Fourth-place teams play in a consolation round. Top four teams from each group of the second round advance to the quarterfinals.

Final Round Robin Standings

GROUP AW-L-TPtsGFGA
*Czech Republic3-0-06178
*Germany2-1-04179
*Switzerland1-2-0259
Japan0-3-00619
GROUP BW-L-TPtsGFGA
*Finland3-0-06141
*Slovakia2-1-04137
*Ukraine1-2-0278
Poland0-3-00018
GROUP CW-L-TPtsGFGA
*Sweden3-0-06155
*Russia2-1-04146
*Austria1-2-021114
Slovenia0-3-00621
GROUP DW-L-TPtsGFGA
*Canada3-0-06112
*United States2-1-0496
*Latvia1-2-0278
Italy0-3-00314

Second Round

GROUP EW-L-TPtsGFGA
*Czech Republic5-0-0102511
*Canada4-1-081310
*United States2-2-151311
*Germany2-2-151414
Switzerland1-4-02818
Latvia0-5-001019
GROUP FW-L-TPtsGFGA
*Sweden4-1-08197
*Finland4-1-08126
*Slovakia4-1-082015
*Russia1-3-131315
Ukraine1-3-131020
Austria0-5-001223
Note: Although they each finished the second round with three points, Russia advanced to the playoff round over Ukraine due to a better goal differential.

Quarterfinals

Finland 3United States 1
Sweden 6Germany 2
Russia 3Czech Republic 1
Slovakia 3Canada 2

Semifinals

Russia 3OT*Finland 2
Slovakia 3OT*Sweden 2
* After a scoreless overtime, Russia and Slovakia each won their game in a penalty shootout.

Bronze Medal Game

Sweden 5Finland 3

Gold Medal Game

Slovakia 4Russia 3

Scoring Leaders

 GmGAPtsPM
Miroslav Satan, Slovakia958132
Kristian Huselius, Sweden956110
Peter Bondra, Slovakia972920
Jaromir Jagr, Czech Republic74482
Richard Lintner, Slovakia944822
Timo Parssinen, Finland93584
Jan Benda, Germany717814

Goaltending Leaders

(At least 200 minutes)GmMinSv%GAA
Jussi Markkanen, Finland7429.9371.40
Ryan Miller, United States4238.9501.76
Milan Hnilicka, Czech Republic5298.9171.81
J-S Giguere, Canada5253.9211.89
Tommy Salo, Sweden7429.9211.96

Tournament All-Star Team

(Selected by media)

First team: G—Maxim Sokolov, Russia; D—Richard Lintner, Slovakia; Thomas Rhodin, Sweden; F—Miroslav Satan, Slovakia (MVP); Niklas Hagman, Finland; Peter Bondra, Slovakia.

Note: Due to the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, no IIHF Women's World Hockey Championships were held in 2002. For men's and women's Olympic hockey coverage, see pages 672-673.


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