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.
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).