Ice Hockey Alltimetable Men World Championships 1920-2019

Note: All wins after regular time is three points and after sudden death or penalties is two points. Lost in sudden death or on penalties yields one point, while a regulation loss is zero points.

The actual world chamspionship did not start until 1930. The Olympics 1920-68 acted as world championships in those years . 1980, 84 & 88 was no world championship played because of the Olympics. These latter tournaments are not counted here as they were not official world championships.

NOTES:

The deciding goal in a penalty shoot-out is counted in the goaldifference.
1940-46: No championships because of the war.
1953: Czechoslovakia left the tournament midway as their president died. The games they had played were annulled.
1961: The game DDR-GER was set to 5-0 as the latter pulled out.
1964: Note that only the top four teams from the Olympics are counted towards the World Championships.
1968: Here are only Group A of the Olympic games counted as the World Championships A-group. The classification games are counted as qualifying for the A-group.
1969: Promotion and relegation between the levels was introduced.
1974: The games FIN-TCH (original score 5-2) and SWE-POL (original score 4-1) was each set to 0-5 because of doping.
1987: The game TCH-USA (original score 4-2) was set to 4-0 because of doping.
1989: The games TCH-USA (original score 8-2) and CAN-USA (original score 5-4) was set to 8-0 and 5-0, respectively, because of doping.
1995: The game FIN-USA (original score 7-2) was set to 7-0 because of doping.
1999: The overtime goal in the 2nd final game between CZE and FIN is not counted as it decided the tie and not the game.

Soviet Union was a force to be reckoned with in the hockey world. Here are the 1963 champions. (Source: hockeygods.com).

TEAM T GP W3 OTW D/OTL L GF GA GD P
Canada 72 568 391 17 43 117 2980 1177 1803 1250
Sweden 78 636 369 15 67 185 2620 1637 983 1204
United States 70 540 248 16 49 227 2070 1900 170 825
Finland 65 546 239 18 64 225 1821 1874 -53 817
Czechoslovakia 51 401 247 4 41 109 1901 946 955 790
Soviet Union 34 292 247 0 19 26 1917 536 1381 760
Russia 28 226 150 9 21 46 894 465 429 489
Germany 63 471 137 9 55 270 1161 1923 -762 484
Czech Republic 27 228 137 19 21 51 816 473 343 470
Switzerland 50 356 135 8 44 169 1102 1324 -222 465
Slovakia 24 172 75 8 22 67 522 457 65 263
Latvia 28 174 57 6 22 89 421 544 -123 205
Norway 34 224 51 5 19 149 510 1027 -517 182
Austria 32 194 43 5 20 126 430 842 -412 159
France 32 174 40 7 9 118 345 731 -386 143
Italy 30 180 37 3 24 116 353 854 -501 141
Poland 29 208 39 1 16 152 454 1211 -757 135
Great Britain 16 95 40 3 5 47 293 397 -104 131
Belarus 19 122 38 4 9 71 279 394 -115 131
Denmark 18 115 25 12 8 70 248 478 -230 107
East Germany 14 117 25 0 10 82 268 649 -381 85
Hungary 11 62 13 0 8 41 103 176 -73 47
Ukraine 9 51 11 0 4 36 93 206 -113 37
Slovenia 9 56 7 0 8 41 111 252 -141 29
Romania 8 43 8 0 0 35 69 280 -211 24
Belgium 12 43 6 0 1 36 82 417 -335 19
Kazakhstan 8 48 4 1 4 39 87 203 -116 18
Japan 11 52 2 0 6 44 112 359 -247 12
Netherlands 4 22 2 0 0 20 34 156 -122 6
Lithuania 1 4 1 0 0 3 3 33 -30 3
Yugoslavia 1 5 0 0 1 4 3 60 -57 1
South Korea 1 7 0 0 0 7 4 48 -44 0
Australia 1 6 0 0 0 6 10 87 -77 0
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