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1938 World Ice Hockey Championships
Tournament details
Host country Flag of the Czech Republic Czechoslovakia
Dates 11–20 February 1938
Teams 14
Final positions
Champions 10px Flag of the German Reich (1935–1945).svg Germany (1st title)
Runner-up 10px Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada
Third place 10px Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Fourth place Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played 39
Goals scored 171 (4.38 per match)
1937
1939

The 1938 Ice Hockey World Championships was held between February 11 to 20, 1938 in Prague. It marked the 30th anniversary of the IIHF, and a special celebration was held with famous hockey players from all over Europe in attendance.

Germany would shock the ice hockey world after they defeated the Canadians in the final. The Germans would also claim the European Championship after finishing ahead of the United Kingdom who would finish in 3rd place.

First Round

Group A

11 February 1938 Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 1 – 0
(0–0, 1–0, 0–0)
23x15px Hungary

11 February 1938 Lithuania 23x15px 2 – 0
(0–0, 0–0, 2–0)
23x15px Romania

12 February 1938 Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 9 – 1
(3–0, 1–1, 5–0)
23x15px Romania

12 February 1938 Poland 23x15px 7 – 2
(3–0, 2–2, 2–0)
23x15px Lithuania

13 February 1938 Poland 23x15px 3 – 0
(2–0, 0–0, 1–0)
23x15px Romania

13 February 1938 Hungary 23x15px 8 – 0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
23x15px Lithuania

14 February 1938 Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 13 – 0
(6–0, 4–0, 3–0)
23x15px Lithuania

14 February 1938 Hungary 23x15px 2 – 1
(1–0, 0–1, 1–0)
23x15px Poland

15 February 1938 Hungary 23x15px 3 – 1
(1–0, 1–1, 1–0)
23x15px Romania

15 February 1938 Switzerland  Flag of Switzerland.svg 6 – 0
(2–0, 3–0, 1–0)
23x15px Poland
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1 Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland 4 4 0 0 29 1 8
2 23x15px Hungary 4 3 0 1 13 3 6
3 23x15px Poland 4 2 0 2 11 10 4
4 23x15px Lithuania 4 1 0 3 4 28 2
5 23x15px Romania 4 0 0 4 1 17 0

Group B

11 February 1938 Latvia 23x15px 2 – 2 (OT)
(0–0, 1–0, 0–1, 1–1, 0–0)
Flag of Norway.svg Norway

11 February 1938 Germany 23px 2 – 0
(2–0, 0–0, 0–0)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain

12 February 1938 Latvia 23x15px 1 – 0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States

12 February 1938 Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 7 – 0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of Norway.svg Norway

13 February 1938 United States Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg 6 – 2
(2–1, 2–0, 2–1)
Flag of Norway.svg Norway

13 February 1938 Germany 23px 2 – 1
(1–1, 1–0, 0–0)
23x15px Latvia

14 February 1938 Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 6 – 0
(2–0, 1–0, 3–0)
23x15px Latvia

14 February 1938 Germany 23px 1 – 0 (OT)
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States

15 February 1938 Germany 23px 7 – 1
(2–1, 3–0, 2–0)
Flag of Norway.svg Norway

15 February 1938 Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 1 – 0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1 23px Germany 4 4 0 0 12 2 8
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 4 3 0 1 14 2 6
3 23x15px Latvia 4 1 1 2 4 10 3
4 Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States 4 1 0 3 6 5 2
5 Flag of Norway.svg Norway 4 0 1 3 5 22 1

Group C

11 February 1938 Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg 3 – 1
(0–0, 2–0, 1–1)
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden

11 February 1938 Austria Flag of Austria.svg 1 – 0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia

13 February 1938 Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg 4 – 0
(2–0, 2–0, 0–0)
Flag of Austria.svg Austria

13 February 1938 Czechoslovakia Flag of the Czech Republic.svg 0 – 0 (OT)
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden

15 February 1938 Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg 4 – 0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia

15 February 1938 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1 – 0
(0–0, 1–0, 0–0)
Flag of Austria.svg Austria
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1 Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada 3 3 0 0 11 1 6
2 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 3 1 1 1 2 3 3
3 Flag of Austria.svg Austria 3 1 0 2 1 5 2
4 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia 3 0 1 2 0 5 1

Second Round

Group A

16 February 1938 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 5 – 0
(2–0, 3–0, 0–0)
23x15px Latvia

17 February 1938 Latvia 23x15px 2 – 1
(1–1, 1–0, 0–0)
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland

18 February 1938 Sweden Flag of Sweden.svg 2 – 1
(0–1, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 2 2 0 0 8 1 4
2 23x15px Latvia 2 1 0 1 2 6 2
3 Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland 2 0 0 2 2 5 0

Group B

16 February 1938 Austria Flag of Austria.svg 2 – 0
(2–0, 0–0, 0–0)
23x15px Hungary

17 February 1938 Germany 23px 6 – 1
(3–1, 2–0, 1–0)
Flag of Austria.svg Austria

18 February 1938 Germany 23px 3 – 0
(1–0, 2–0, 0–0)
23x15px Hungary
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1 23px Germany 2 2 0 0 9 1 4
2 Flag of Austria.svg Austria 2 1 0 1 3 6 2
3 23x15px Hungary 2 0 0 2 0 5 0

Group C

16 February 1938 Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 8 – 0
(3–0, 3–0, 2–0)
23x15px Poland

17 February 1938 Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg 7 – 2
(2–2, 4–0, 1–0)
23x15px Poland

18 February 1938 Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg 2 – 1
(2–0, 0–0, 0–1)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1 Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada 2 2 0 0 9 3 4
2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 2 1 0 1 9 2 2
3 23x15px Poland 2 0 0 2 2 15 0

Final Round

Semi Finals

19 February 1938 Germany 23px 3 – 2
(1–0, 0–2, 2–0)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain

19 February 1938 Canada Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg 4 – 0
(2–0, 2–0, 0–0)
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden

Third Place

20 February 1938 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain 3 – 1
(3–0, 0–0, 0–1)
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden

Final

20 February 1938 Germany 23px 1 – 0 (OT)
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada

Final Rankings

20px 23px Germany
20px Canadian Red Ensign 1921-1957.svg Canada
20px Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
4 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
5 Flag of Austria.svg Austria
5 23x15px Latvia
7 23x15px Hungary
7 23x15px Poland
7 Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
10 23x15px Lithuania
10 Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States
12 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia
12 Flag of Norway.svg Norway
14 23x15px Romania
1938 World Ice Hockey Championships Winners
100px
Germany
1st title

European Rankings

20px 23px Germany
20px Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
20px Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
4 Flag of Austria.svg Austria
4 23x15px Latvia
6 23x15px Hungary
6 23x15px Poland
6 Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
9 23x15px Lithuania
10 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czechoslovakia
10 Flag of Norway.svg Norway
12 23x15px Romania
1938 European Ice Hockey Championships Winners
100px
Germany
3rd title

External Links

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