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Championship

Main article: 2008 IIHF World Championship
Participating Teams
Halifax, Nova Scotia and Québec City, Québec, Canada - May 2 to May 18, 2008

Sweden

Switzerland

Belarus

France

Canada

United States

Latvia

Slovenia

Finland

Slovakia

Germany

Norway

Czech Republic

Russia

Denmark

Italy

The 2008 IIHF World Championship will be held between May 1, 2008 and May 18, 2008 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... Motto: E Mari Merces(Latin) From the Sea, Wealth Coordinates: , Country Province Established April 1, 1996 Government  - Type Regional Municipality  - Mayor Peter Kelly  - Governing body Halifax Regional Council  - MPs List of MPs Alexa McDonough Geoff Regan Michael Savage Peter Stoffer (Bill Casey) (Gerald Keddy) (Peter MacKay)  - MLAs List of MLAs... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 11 Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Ville de Québec, Québec, Canada Location. ... During the 1960s, a terrorist group known as the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) launched a decade of bombings, robberies and attacks on government offices. ... is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Latvia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ...

Division I

Main article: 2008 IIHF World Championship Division I
Participating Teams
Group A
Innsbruck, Austria - April 13 to April 19, 2008

Austria

Great Britain

Kazakhstan

Korea

Netherlands

Poland
Group B
Sapporo, Japan - April 13 to April 19, 2008

Croatia

Estonia

Hungary

Japan

Lithuania

Ukraine

Innsbruck is a city in western Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Tyrol. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 109th day of the year (110th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... The Austrian national mens hockey team is the national ice hockey team for Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The British national mens ice hockey team also known as Team GB is the name of the national Ice Hockey Team for Great Britain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kazakhstan. ... The Kazakhstani national mens ice hockey team is controlled by Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... The Polish national mens ice hockey team is a national ice hockey team. ... Sapporo redirects here. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 109th day of the year (110th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... The Croatian national ice hockey team represents Croatia in IIHF ice hockey competitions. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Estonia. ... The Estonian national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team for Estonia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... The Hungarian national ice hockey team has participated in the IIHF European Championships, the IIHF World Hockey Championships and the Olympic Games. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... The Lituaninan national ice hockey team is currently in 25th place in the international rankings. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... The Ukrainian national mens ice hockey team is currently ranked 11th in the world by IIHF as of 2005. ...

Group A Standings

Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Austria 2 2 0 0 0 18 5 13 6
2  Kazakhstan 2 2 0 0 0 11 4 7 6
2  Poland 2 1 1 0 0 8 5 3 5
3  Great Britain 2 0 0 1 1 6 12 -6 1
5  Netherlands 2 0 0 0 2 7 12 -5 0
6  South Korea 2 0 0 0 2 1 13 -12 0

Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kazakhstan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ...

Group B Standings

Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Hungary 2 2 0 0 0 11 3 8 6
2  Japan 2 2 0 0 0 8 0 8 6
3  Ukraine 2 2 0 0 0 7 1 6 6
4  Estonia 2 0 0 0 2 4 8 -4 0
5  Croatia 2 0 0 0 2 0 7 -7 0
6  Lithuania 2 0 0 0 2 0 11 -11 0

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Division II

Main article: 2008 IIHF World Championship Division II
Participating Teams
Group A
Braşov, Romania - April 7 to April 13, 2008

Belgium

Bulgaria

Iceland

Ireland

Romania

Spain
Group B
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia - April 7 to April 13, 2008

Australia

China

Israel

Mexico

New Zealand

Serbia

Location of BraÅŸov Coordinates: , Country County Status County capital Government  - Mayor George Scripcaru (Democratic Party) Area  - County capital 267. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... The Belgian national ice hockey team has participated in the IIHF European Championships from 1910 to 1932. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... The Bulgarian national mens ice hockey team is ranked 33rd in the IIHF World Ranking (January 2006) and competes in Division II at the Ice Hockey World Championships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iceland. ... The Icelandic national ice hockey team is currently ranked 40th in the world by the IIHF as of 2006. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Team Ireland is the National Squad run by the Irish Ice Hockey Association, which competes in the International Ice Hockey Federation, Division Three. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Australian National Ice Hockey Team is the national ice hockey team for Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... The Israeli National Ice Hockey Team is the national ice hockey team of Israel. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ...

Group A Standings

Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Romania 5 5 0 0 0 65 2 63 15
2  Belgium 5 3 1 0 1 29 14 15 11
3  Serbia 5 3 0 1 1 32 19 13 10
4  Israel 5 1 1 0 3 16 28 -12 5
5  Bulgaria 5 1 0 1 3 14 44 -30 4
6  Ireland 5 0 0 0 5 8 57 -49 0

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Scores

Team  ROU  BEL  SRB  ISR  BUL  IRL
 ROU   5-1 10-0 13-0 16-0 21-1
 BEL 1-5   5-4 (OT) 6-3 8-1 9-1
 SRB 0-10 4-5 (OT)   4-1 11-2 13-1
 ISR 0-13 3-6 1-4   5-4 (OT) 7-1
 BUL 0-16 1-8 2-11 4-5 (OT)   7-4
 IRL 1-21 1-9 1-13 1-7 4-7  

Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... The Serbian national ice hockey team is the national mens ice hockey of the Serbia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Team Ireland is the National Squad run by the Irish Ice Hockey Association, which - after gaining promotion in April 2007 - competes in the International Ice Hockey Federation, Division Two. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... The Serbian national ice hockey team is the national mens ice hockey of the Serbia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Team Ireland is the National Squad run by the Irish Ice Hockey Association, which - after gaining promotion in April 2007 - competes in the International Ice Hockey Federation, Division Two. ...

Group B Standings

Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Australia 5 5 0 0 0 20 6 14 15
2  China 5 2 2 0 1 21 14 7 10
3  Spain 5 3 0 1 1 20 19 1 10
4  Mexico 5 2 0 0 3 14 20 -6 6
5  Iceland 5 1 0 1 3 17 21 -4 4
6  New Zealand 5 0 0 0 5 11 23 -12 0

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Scores

Team  AUS  CHN  ESP  MEX  ISL  NZL
 AUS   1-0 5-3 7-1 3-0 4-2
 CHN 0-1   5-4 (OT) 5-3 5-4 (OT) 6-2
 ESP 3-5 4-5 (OT)   4-2 4-3 5-4
 MEX 1-7 3-5 2-4   6-4 7-1
 ISL 0-3 4-5 (OT) 3-4 4-6   6-3
 NZL 2-4 2-6 4-5 1-7 3-6  

Romania and Australia are promoted to Division I for 2009. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Australian National Ice Hockey Team is the national ice hockey team for Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iceland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Australian National Ice Hockey Team is the national ice hockey team for Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iceland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ...


Ireland and New Zealand are demoted to Division III for 2009.


Division III

Main article: 2008 IIHF World Championship Division III
Participating Teams
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg - March 31 to April 6, 2008

Greece

DPR Korea

Luxembourg

Mongolia

South Africa

Turkey
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  North Korea 5 5 0 0 0 40 6 32 15
2  South Africa 5 4 0 0 1 29 16 13 12
3  Luxembourg 5 1 2 0 2 22 13 9 7
4  Turkey 5 2 0 1 2 27 24 3 7
5  Greece 5 1 0 1 3 17 28 -11 4
6  Mongolia 5 0 0 0 5 11 59 -48 0

North Korea and South Africa are promoted to Division II for 2009. The Old town, seen from the ground Luxembourg City, population 82,268 (2002), is the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... The North Korean National Ice Hockey team currently play in Division II of the Mens World Championship of Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Luxembourg. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... The South African national ice hockey team is currently ranked 41st in the world by the IIHF, the governing body of ice hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... The Turkish Ice Sports Federation is currently ranked 43rd, third from last in the IIHF World Ranking. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Luxembourg. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ...


Scores

Team  PRK  RSA  LUX  TUR  GRE  MGL
 PRK   6-0 2-1 8-2 7-3 17-0
 RSA 0-6   5-4 7-1 5-1 12-4
 LUX 1-2 4-5   5-4 (OT) 3-2 (OT) 9-0
 TUR 2-8 1-7 4-5 (OT)   9-1 11-3
 GRE 3-7 1-5 2-3 (OT) 1-9   10-4
 MGL 0-17 4-12 0-9 3-11 4-10  

Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Luxembourg. ... The Luxembourgian national ice hockey team represents the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg at ice hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Luxembourg. ... The Luxembourgian national ice hockey team represents the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg at ice hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mongolia. ...

Division III Qualification

Main article: 2008 IIHF World Championship Division III Qualification
Participating Teams[1]
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo - February 15 to February 17, 2008

Armenia

Greece

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1  Greece 2 2 0 0 0 15 1 14 6
2  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 1 0 0 1 6 10 -4 3
3  Armenia 2 0 0 0 2 0 10 -10 0
Team  GRE  BIH  ARM
 GRE   10-1 5-0 (forfeit)
 BIH 1-10   5-0 (forfeit)
 ARM 0-5 (forfeit) 0-5 (forfeit)  
  • Greece has qualified for the 2008 IIHF World Championship Division III.

Bosnia and Herzegovina (also variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans. ... Map of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) Coordinates: , Country Entity Canton Sarajevo Canton Government  - Mayor Semiha Borovac (SDA) Area [1]  - City 141. ... is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Armenia. ... The Armenian national ice hockey team is the national mens ice hockey team of Armenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Armenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Armenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Armenia. ...

References

  1. ^ Potential Worlds format change highlights Day 1. IIHF (September 2007). Retrieved on 2007-09-20.
Preceded by
2007 World Championships
Ice Hockey World Championships
See also: 2008 World Juniors,
2008 Women's,
2008 Men's U18,
2008 Women's U18
Succeeded by
2009 World Championships
Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... // Main article: 2007 IIHF World Championship Ukraine is demoted to Division I. Austria is demoted to Division I. Main article: 2007 IIHF World Championship Division I France is promoted to Main Championship. ... The Ice Hockey World Championship is an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... The 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships will be the 2008 edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. ... The 2008 Womens World Ice Hockey Championships are to be held on dates to be announced in April 2008 in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Switzerland got right to host the 73rd Mens World Ice Hockey Championships 2009 between April 24th and May 10th, 2009 in Bern and Kloten. ...

 
 

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