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2016 IIHF Women's World Championship

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Host country  Canada
Teams  8
Runner-up  Canada
Dates  28 March–4 April
Venue(s)  2 (in 1 host city)
2016 IIHF Women's World Championship
Champions  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.

Match officials

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.

Preliminary round

The schedule was announced on 16 September 2015.

All times are local (UTC−7).

Relegation series

The third and fourth placed team from Group B played a best-of-three series to determine the relegated team.

Scoring leaders

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
Source: IIHF.com

Leading goaltenders

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 = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com


  • Best players selected by the directorate:
  • Best Goaltender: Emerance Maschmeyer
  • Best Defenceman: Jenni Hiirikoski
  • Best Forward: Hilary Knight
  • Source: IIHF.com

  • All-star team
  • Goaltender: Meeri Räisänen
  • Defense: Monique Lamoureux, Jenni Hiirikoski
  • Forwards: Hilary Knight, Rebecca Johnston, Christine Meier
  • MVP: Hilary Knight
  • Source: IIHF.com


    2016 IIHF Women's World Championship Wikipedia

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