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    2013 IIHF World Championship.

    On Friday it is time again for the IIHF WC! It is hosted in Sweden and Finland again, but this time the finals are played in Stockholm instead of Helsinki.
    All the times mentioned below are local. The games in Stockholm are UTC+2, while the games in Helsinki are UTC+3.

    I will add result to the games asap after they have been played.

    The groups for this year is:

    Group S Group H
    • Sweden
    • Finland
    • Canada
    • United States
    • Czech Republic
    • Russia
    • Norway
    • Slovakia
    • Switzerland
    • France
    • Denmark
    • Germany
    • Slovenia
    • Austria
    • Belarus
    • Latvia


    Group S Preliminary Rounds (Will be held in Stockholm):

    3 May
    16:15 Czech Republic - Belarus 2-0
    20:15 Sweden - Switzerland 2-3

    4 May
    12:15 Norway - Slovenia 3-1
    16:15 Canada - Denmark 3-1
    20:15 Czech Republic - Sweden 1-2

    5 May
    12:15 Belarus - Slovenia 4-3
    16:15 Switzerland - Canada 3-2 SD
    20:15 Norway - Denmark 3-2

    6 May
    16:15 Switzerland - Czech Republic 5-2
    20:15 Sweden - Belarus 2-1

    7 May
    16:15 Slovenia - Denmark 2-3 SD
    20:15 Canada - Norway 7-1

    8 May
    16:15 Slovenia - Switzerland 1-7
    20:15 Norway - Sweden 1-5

    9 May
    16:15 Czech Republic - Denmark 2-1 SD
    20:15 Sweden - Canada 0-3

    10 May
    16:15 Slovenia - Czech Republic 2-4
    20:15 Belarus - Canada 1-4

    11 May
    12:15 Switzerland - Denmark 4-1
    16:15 Sweden - Slovenia 2-0
    20:15 Norway - Belarus 3-1

    12 May
    16:15 Canada - Czech Republic 2-1
    20:15 Norway - Switzerland 1-3

    13 May
    16:15 Denmark - Belarus 3-2
    20:15 Canada - Slovenia 4-3

    14 May
    12:15 Belarus - Switzerland 1-4
    16:15 Czech Republic - Norway 7-9
    20:15 Denmark - Sweden 2-4


    Group H Preliminary Rounds (Will be held in Helsinki):

    3 May
    15:15 France - Slovakia 2-6
    19:15 Finland - Germany 4-3 SD

    4 May
    11:15 United States - Austria 5-3
    15:15 Russia - Latvia 6-0
    19:15 Finland - Slovakia 2-0

    5 May
    11:15 France - Austria 3-1
    15:15 Germany - Russia 1-4
    19:15 Latvia - United States 1-4

    6 May
    15:15 Germany - Slovakia 2-3
    19:15 Finland - France 3-1

    7 May
    15:15 Austria - Latvia 6-3
    19:15 Russia - United States 5-3

    8 May
    15:15 Austria - Germany 0-2
    19:15 United States - Finland 4-1

    9 May
    15:15 Russia - France 1-2
    19:15 Slovakia - Latvia 3-5

    10 May
    15:15 Slovakia - Austria 1-2 SD
    19:15 Russia - Finland 2-3

    11 May
    11:15 United States - France 4-2
    15:15 Finland - Austria 7-2
    19:15 Germany - Latvia 2-0

    12 May
    15:15 United States - Germany 3-0
    19:15 Slovakia - Russia 1-3

    13 May
    15:15 Latvia - France 3-1
    19:15 Austria - Russia 4-8

    14 May
    11:15 Slovakia - United States 4-1
    15:15 France - Germany 2-3
    19:15 Latvia - Finland 2-3 SD


    Playoff Rounds:

    Quarterfinals will be played 16 May
    12:00 Russia - United States 3-8 in Helsinki
    14:45 Switzerland - Czech Republic 2-1 in Stockholm
    17:30 Finland - Slovakia 4-3 in Helsinki
    20:15 Canada - Sweden 3-2 in Stockholm

    Semifinals will be played 18 May
    15:00 Finland - Sweden 0-3 in Stockholm
    19:00 Switzerland - United States 3-0 in Stockholm

    Bronze Medal Game will be played 19 May
    16:00 Finland - United States 2-3 SD in Stockholm

    Gold Medal Game will be played 19 May
    20:30 Switzerland - Sweden 1-5 in Stockholm
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    Care to say what IIHF is lol? (I could google it but I feel like the information should be somewhere in this thread.)

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    International Ice Hockey Federation. They run an annual tournament during the NHL playoffs that includes a bunch of countries as seen in the original post. It's mainly NHL players who didn't make the playoffs / had their playoff run end short + international players who aren't in the NHL.

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    I guess it is bigger in EU since we do not have NHL

    And if you do not know what IIHF is I am wondering what you are doing in a hockey thread It is like asking what NHL stands for in tthe NHL thread
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    I didn't know what IIHF meant! I figured it might be Hockey but the II and F were like wtf?

    You better keep the thread updated with winners, I wanna see what will happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blueobelisk View Post
    I didn't know what IIHF meant! I figured it might be Hockey but the II and F were like wtf?

    You better keep the thread updated with winners, I wanna see what will happen.
    I will update it every day with the scores
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    I foresee disaster for Finland this year, although Group H is kinda weak so we'll probably make it to the quarterfinals, no longer than that though.

    This is by far the worst team Finland has had in a long long time, a bunch of no-namers from the KHL and SM-Liiga.


    Russia is going to win it again ^^

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    SWEDEN!!!!!!!!!!! What's that guys? You don't wanna lose against Switzerland? That would be, embarrassing, wouldn't it?
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    Updated with todays matches. Too bad we lost but it is just the first game of the tournament
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    Norway will take it all. Thoresen and Tollefsen for the win
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    http://i.imgur.com/dI5LmgQ.gif Finland goal from today I think was pretty ridiculous

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeoni View Post
    http://i.imgur.com/dI5LmgQ.gif Finland goal from today I think was pretty ridiculous
    That was pretty sweet ;D
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    Updated with todays scores.
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    Switzerland new hockey powerhouse

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeoni View Post
    Switzerland new hockey powerhouse
    Haha indeed! They are playing very well this year.


    Updated with yesterdays games.

    ---------- Post added 2013-05-06 at 12:45 PM ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by Rennadrel View Post
    I have never understood why European rinks have a car where a whole bunch of seats should be.
    The car is only there during the WC. Skoda is sponsoring the event and therefore the car is there. Atleast in "Globen"
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    What on earth are the Swiss doing?

    I know they've been up-and-coming for a while but beating Sweden, then Canada, and now the Czech Republic?

    Holy cow, no one expected that :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shakadam View Post
    What on earth are the Swiss doing?

    I know they've been up-and-coming for a while but beating Sweden, then Canada, and now the Czech Republic?

    Holy cow, no one expected that :P
    Yeah they have had a good team for years now. But they haven't really been up and comming, rather the oposite for the last 3-4 years :P Looking forward to see how we (norway) do against them, we did beat them in the 3 nation tournament with slovakia leading up to the championship.

    I think all the teams are a lot more even this year than we have seen in a long time. Two more crazy weeks of hockey, love it!
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    Tougher match against France than expected, good match!
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    Sweden making one of the worst game I have ever seen. We should be lucky to get 3 points.

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