What's the tie breaking procedure?

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  1. MXD

    MXD James St. John Smythe

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    Well... It may be a reach by now, but there's a vague consensus with the US being the 4th team "on paper" in their division. But they lost against the 5th team "on paper". So a tie between US and Latvia is possible. Someone knows what's the tie breaking procedure?
     
  2. shawn_kemp*

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    I heard it was goal differential.
     
  3. there must be more...teams can have the same goal differential
     
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    Isn't it head to head, followed by goal differential, followed by goals for.

    Correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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    i believe it's head to head, goal differential, goals against

    but i too may be wrong
     
  6. I believe in world championships goal differential was the first thing then came head to head, i'm not sure at all though.
     
  7. shawn_kemp*

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    I know for sure that in case of a tie in the head to head, with the same goal differential and amount of goals for, there will be a shootout or they'll flip the coin if both teams agree to it!!! Crazy!!!
     
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    Lets say three teams are tied in points. 1st head to head, 2nd goal diffrence, in the games between thoose three games. For example if a the Czech scores 15 goals against Italy but are in a three way tie with Canada and Finland thoose 15 don't count. Thats important. 3rd overall goal difference.
     
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    does it matter? Latvia and USA are tied in head to head anyways.

    after goal differential i believe it would be goals scored
     
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