Schedule & Results
- Laviolette to coach U.S. Peter Laviolette has been named head coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team that will participate in the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey Wo...
- Znarok to coach Russia Oleg Znarok, a double Gagarin Cup winner with Dynamo Moscow, has been announced as the next coach of Russia’s national team.
- Coaching Symposium An IIHF International Coaching Symposium will be held 16-18 May during the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk.
- Spacek named assistant coach The Czech Ice Hockey Association has named the coaching staff for the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk at an Ex...
The 16 teams are divided into two groups for the Preliminary Round.
The top-four ranked teams of each group advance to the quarter-finals that will be played cross-over. The first-place team in each preliminary-round group plays the fourth-place team of the other group, while the second-place team plays the third-place team of the other group. 1A-4B, 2A-3B, 1B-4A, 2B-3A. The winning teams advance to the semi-finals.
To play in the IIHF World Championship, the Olympic ice hockey tournament and the qualifications to these competitions, players must fulfill the following qualification requirements: