| 28 March–4 April|
2 (in 1 host city)
| United States (7th title)|
The 2016 IIHF Women's World Championship was the 17th such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. It was contested in Kamloops, Canada from 28 March to 4 April 2016.
United States defeated Canada in the gold medal game 1–0 after overtime, securing their seventh title. Russia won the bronze medal by beating Finland 1–0 after shootout.
2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Wikipedia
10 referees and 9 linesmen were selected for the tournament.
Each team's roster consisted of at least 15 skaters (forwards, and defencemen) and 2 goaltenders, and at most 20 skaters and 3 goaltenders. All eight participating nations, through the confirmation of their respective national associations, had to submit a roster by the first IIHF directorate.
The schedule was announced on 16 September 2015.
All times are local (UTC−7).
The third and fourth placed team from Group B played a best-of-three series to determine the relegated team.
List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.
GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties in Minutes; POS = Position
Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.
TOI = Time on Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = ShutoutsBest players selected by the directorate:
Best Goaltender: Emerance Maschmeyer
Best Defenceman: Jenni Hiirikoski
Best Forward: Hilary Knight
Source: IIHF.comAll-star team
Goaltender: Meeri Räisänen
Defense: Monique Lamoureux, Jenni Hiirikoski
Forwards: Hilary Knight, Rebecca Johnston, Christine Meier
MVP: Hilary Knight