Ice Hockey Alltimetable Men World Championships 1920-2018

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).

 

RANK TEAM T GP W3 OTW D/OTL L GF GA GD P
1 Canada 71 558 384 16 43 115 2935 1160 1775 1227
2 Sweden 77 628 364 15 66 183 2575 1611 964 1188
3 United States 69 532 244 15 49 224 2040 1881 159 811
4 Finland 64 536 232 17 63 224 1790 1858 -68 793
5 Czechoslovakia 51 401 247 4 41 109 1901 946 955 790
6 Soviet Union 34 292 247 0 19 26 1917 536 1381 760
7 Germany 62 463 132 9 55 267 1142 1900 -758 469
8 Russia 27 216 142 8 21 45 851 452 399 463
9 Switzerland 49 348 131 8 43 166 1073 1307 -234 452
10 Czech Republic 26 218 130 19 20 49 769 450 319 448
11 Slovakia 23 165 72 7 22 64 494 438 56 252
12 Latvia 27 167 54 6 22 85 400 524 -124 196
13 Norway 33 217 49 5 19 144 491 994 -503 176
14 Austria 31 187 43 5 19 120 421 802 -381 158
15 France 31 167 40 7 7 113 331 697 -366 141
16 Italy 29 173 37 2 24 110 348 806 -458 139
17 Poland 29 208 39 1 16 152 454 1211 -757 135
18 Belarus 19 122 38 4 9 71 279 394 -115 131
19 Great Britain 15 88 40 2 5 41 284 356 -72 129
20 Denmark 17 108 24 11 7 66 230 455 -225 101
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 South Korea 1 7 0 0 0 7 4 48 -44 0
33 Australia 1 6 0 0 0 6 10 87 -77 0