Ice Hockey Alltimetable Men World Championships 1920-2017

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 1920, 24 and 28 Olympics are counted as WC’s. 1980, 84 & 88 was nworld championship played because of the Olympics.

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).

RANK TEAM T GP W3 OTW D/OTL L GF GA GD P
1 Canada 70 548 380 14 42 112 2895 1137 1758 1210
2 Sweden 76 618 356 13 66 183 2532 1598 934 1160
3 Czechoslovakia 51 401 247 4 41 109 1901 946 955 790
4 United States 68 522 238 13 49 222 1994 1856 138 789
5 Finland 63 528 227 17 62 222 1750 1844 -94 777
6 Soviet Union 34 292 247 0 19 26 1917 536 1381 760
7 Germany (incl. FRG) 61 456 131 8 53 264 1126 1880 -754 462
8 Russia 26 208 137 8 19 44 815 437 378 446
9 Czech Republic 25 210 127 16 20 47 740 432 308 433
10 Switzerland 48 338 126 7 41 164 1040 1281 -241 433
11 Slovakia 22 158 69 7 20 62 475 418 57 241
12 Latvia 26 159 51 5 20 83 382 505 -123 183
13 Norway 32 210 48 4 18 140 478 963 -485 170
14 Austria 30 180 42 5 18 115 408 772 -364 154
15 Italy 29 173 37 2 24 110 348 806 -458 139
16 France 30 160 38 7 7 108 318 668 -350 135
17 Poland 29 208 39 1 16 152 454 1211 -757 135
18 Belarus 18 115 38 4 9 64 271 358 -87 131
19 Great Britain 15 88 40 2 5 41 284 356 -72 129
20 Denmark 16 101 21 10 7 63 217 438 -221 90
21 East Germany 14 117 25 0 10 82 268 649 -381 85
22 Hungary 11 62 13 0 8 41 103 176 -73 47
23 Ukraine 9 51 11 0 4 36 93 206 -113 37
24 Slovenia 9 56 7 0 8 41 111 252 -141 29
25 Romania 8 43 8 0 0 35 69 280 -211 24
26 Belgium 12 43 6 0 1 36 82 417 -335 19
27 Kazakhstan 8 48 4 1 4 39 87 203 -116 18
28 Japan 11 52 2 0 6 44 112 359 -247 12
29 Netherlands 4 22 2 0 0 20 34 156 -122 6
30 Lithuania 1 4 1 0 0 3 3 33 -30 3
31 Yugoslavia 1 5 0 0 1 4 3 60 -57 1
32 Australia 1 6 0 0 0 6 10 87 -77 0