Where: Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic (semifinals and final in Prague)
When: May 01 - 17, 2015
Competing: Austria, Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States
More: In the first stage, the teams compete in groups balanced according to the 2014 official IIHF World Rankings, which places Sweden as the #1 seed, with their silver in the 2014 Olympics and their bronze in the 32014 Worlds.
Fun Fact: Austria and Slovenia won placements by finishing 1-2 in the 2014 World Division 1-A tournament besting Japan, Ukraine, Hungary and South Korea