World Championships Final Results

The tournament has been completed at the 2009 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships in Switzerland. The following is a brief overview of how the playoff round went.

The quarterfinal matchups were:

  • Russia beating Belarus 4-3
  • USA beating Finland 3-2
  • Canada beating Latvia 4-2
  • Sweden beating Czech Republic 3-1

The semifinal matchups were:

  • Russia beating the USA 3-2
  • Canada beating Sweden 3-1

The bronze medal game was:

  • Sweden beating the USA 4-2

The gold medal game was:

  • Russia beating Canada 2-1

The final standings were:

  1. Russia (7 NHLers)
  2. Canada (24 NHLers)
  3. Sweden (8 NHLers)
  4. USA (23 NHLers)
  5. Finland (8 NHLers)
  6. Czech Republic (8 NHLers)
  7. Latvia (3 NHLers)
  8. Belarus (1 NHLers)
  9. Switzerland (2 NHLers)
  10. Slovakia (5 NHLers)
  • All teams had a 25-man roster: 22 skaters, 3 goaltenders. These numbers are based on rosters final as of May 2nd.

Awards:

  • Tournament MVP: Ilya Kovalchuk [Atlanta-NHL], Russia
  • Best Goaltender: Andrei Mezin [Metallurg Magnitogorsk-KHL], Belarus
  • Best Defenseman: Shea Weber [Nashville-NHL], Canada
  • Best Forward: Ilya Kovalchuk [Atlanta-NHL], Russia

Media All-Star Team:

  • Goaltender: Andrei Mezin [Metallurg Magnitogorsk-KHL], Belarus
  • Defenseman: Shea Weber [Nashville-NHL], Canada
  • Defenseman: Kenny Jönsson [Rogle BK Angelholm-SEL], Sweden
  • Forward: Ilya Kovalchuk [Atlanta-NHL], Russia
  • Forward: Martin St. Louis [Tampa Bay-NHL], Canada
  • Forward: Steven Stamkos [Tampa Bay-NHL], Canada

Canada (silver medal): RW Martin St. Louis (4 G, 11 A, 2 PIM) & C Steven Stamkos (6 G, 2 A, 4 PIM)

St. Louis finished the tournament the scoring leader, now with 15 points. Stamkos was tied in overall scoring with Jason Spezza [Ottawa-NHL] of Canada for fifth place, both with 11 points each. Stamkos tied for the goal scoring lead with two others, Niko Kapanen [Ak Bars Kazan-KHL] of Finland and Spezza, all with seven goals each. Both St. Louis and Stamkos were named to the All-Star Team.

Finland: G Karri Ramo (1-0, 0.947 SV%, 1.00 GAA)

Ramo played all tournament with his only start against Denmark in the preliminary round, in which he was awarded a win.

Latvia: RW Martins Karsums (1 G, 3 A, 27 PIM)

The United States of America: None

Team leaders: Scoring leader - D John-Michael Liles [Colorado-NHL] (1 G, 8 A, 9 PTS); goal scoring leader - D Jack Johnson [LA-NHL] (5 G); assists - D John-Michael Liles [Colorado-NHL] (8 A); penalties - RW David Backes [St. Louis-NHL] (33 PIM).

For game summaries, please go to the IIHF > Statistics page.

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