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1938 World Ice Hockey Championships
Tournament details
Host country Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Dates 11–20 February 1938
Teams 14
Final positions
Champions 10px  Germany (1st title)
Runner-up 10px  Canada
Third place 10px  Great Britain
Fourth place  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   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   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   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   6 – 0
(2–0, 3–0, 1–0)
23x15px Poland
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1   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)
 Norway

11 February 1938 Germany 23px 2 – 0
(2–0, 0–0, 0–0)
 Great Britain

12 February 1938 Latvia 23x15px 1 – 0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
 United States

12 February 1938 Great Britain  7 – 0
(3–0, 2–0, 2–0)
 Norway

13 February 1938 United States  6 – 2
(2–1, 2–0, 2–1)
 Norway

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

14 February 1938 Great Britain  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)
 United States

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

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

Group C

11 February 1938 Canada  3 – 1
(0–0, 2–0, 1–1)
 Sweden

11 February 1938 Austria  1 – 0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
 Czechoslovakia

13 February 1938 Canada  4 – 0
(2–0, 2–0, 0–0)
 Austria

13 February 1938 Czechoslovakia  0 – 0 (OT)
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
 Sweden

15 February 1938 Canada  4 – 0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 Czechoslovakia

15 February 1938  Sweden 1 – 0
(0–0, 1–0, 0–0)
 Austria
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1  Canada 3 3 0 0 11 1 6
2  Sweden 3 1 1 1 2 3 3
3  Austria 3 1 0 2 1 5 2
4  Czechoslovakia 3 0 1 2 0 5 1

Second Round

Group A

16 February 1938  Sweden 5 – 0
(2–0, 3–0, 0–0)
23x15px Latvia

17 February 1938 Latvia 23x15px 2 – 1
(1–1, 1–0, 0–0)
  Switzerland

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

Group B

16 February 1938 Austria  2 – 0
(2–0, 0–0, 0–0)
23x15px Hungary

17 February 1938 Germany 23px 6 – 1
(3–1, 2–0, 1–0)
 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  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  8 – 0
(3–0, 3–0, 2–0)
23x15px Poland

17 February 1938 Canada  7 – 2
(2–2, 4–0, 1–0)
23x15px Poland

18 February 1938 Canada  2 – 1
(2–0, 0–0, 0–1)
 Great Britain
Rank Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
1  Canada 2 2 0 0 9 3 4
2  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)
 Great Britain

19 February 1938 Canada  4 – 0
(2–0, 2–0, 0–0)
 Sweden

Third Place

20 February 1938  Great Britain 3 – 1
(3–0, 0–0, 0–1)
 Sweden

Final

20 February 1938 Germany 23px 1 – 0 (OT)
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
 Canada

Final Rankings

20px 23px Germany
20px  Canada
20px  Great Britain
4  Sweden
5  Austria
5 23x15px Latvia
7 23x15px Hungary
7 23x15px Poland
7   Switzerland
10 23x15px Lithuania
10  United States
12  Czechoslovakia
12  Norway
14 23x15px Romania
1938 World Ice Hockey Championships Winners
100px
Germany
1st title

European Rankings

20px 23px Germany
20px  Great Britain
20px  Sweden
4  Austria
4 23x15px Latvia
6 23x15px Hungary
6 23x15px Poland
6   Switzerland
9 23x15px Lithuania
10  Czechoslovakia
10  Norway
12 23x15px Romania
1938 European Ice Hockey Championships Winners
100px
Germany
3rd title

External Links

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