2014 IIHF World Championship
IIHF WC: 10 TO WATCH
The 2014 IIHF World Championship takes place this year in Minsk, Belarus. Defending champion Sweden is looking to defend the title, while Switzerland will attempt to match last year's incredible run to the silver medal. Here's a closer look at 10 players to watch in this year's tourney...

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Standings
Group A
GP W WOT L LOT GF GA +/- PTS
1 Canada 7 5 1 0 1 28 13 15 18
2 Sweden 7 5 1 0 1 21 10 11 18
3 Czech Rep. 7 2 2 1 2 20 18 2 12
4 France 7 2 2 2 1 25 20 5 11
5 Slovakia 7 3 0 3 1 20 21 -1 10
6 Norway 7 2 0 4 1 16 19 -3 7
7 Denmark 7 1 1 5 0 17 27 -10 5
8 Italy 7 1 0 6 0 6 25 -19 3
Group B
GP W WOT L LOT GF GA +/- PTS
1 Russia 7 7 0 0 0 31 7 24 21
2 United States 7 4 1 2 0 27 23 4 14
3 Belarus 7 4 0 3 0 18 17 1 12
4 Finland 7 3 1 3 0 18 15 3 11
5 Switzerland 7 3 0 3 1 19 21 -2 10
6 Latvia 7 3 0 4 0 20 24 -4 9
7 Germany 7 1 1 5 0 13 23 -10 5
8 Kazakhstan 7 0 0 5 2 16 32 -16 2

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