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2010 IIHF Men's World Championship

Cologne/Gelsenkirchen/Mannheim, Germany | May 7-23

The U.S. Men’s National Team won the Relegation Round of the 2010 International Ice Hockey Federation World Men’s Championship to finish 13th overall. Team USA concluded the 16-team tournament with a record of 2-1-2-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L) and won its final three games by a combined 17-2 margin, after dropping one-goal decisions in each of its first three games, including two in overtime. Team USA’s opening game against Germany on May 7 was played in front of a then-world record crowd of 77,803 spectators at VELTINS-Arena. Brandon Dubinsky paced the U.S. with 10 points (3-7) and was named one of Team USA’s three best players of the tournament, along with defenseman Matt Greene, who recorded a plus-4 rating, and goaltender Scott Clemmensen, who finished the tournament with one shutout, a .941 save percentage and 1.56 goals-against average.

2010 Results

May 7 Germany L, 1-2 (OT)
May 10 Denmark L, 1-2 (OT)
May 12 Finland L, 2-3
May 15 Kazakhstan W, 10-0
May 16 France W, 4-0
May 18 Italy W, 3-2 (SO)

Final Standings

1 Czech Republic
2 Russia
3 Sweden
4 Germany
5 Switzerland
6 Finland
7 Canada
8 Denmark
9 Norway
10 Belarus
11 Latvia
12 Slovakia
13 United States
14 France
15 Italy
16 Kazakhstan