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1986 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

The 1986 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1986 WJHC) was the tenth edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was held from December 26, 1985, until January 4, 1986. It was held mainly in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The Soviet Union won the gold medal, its seventh championship, Canada won silver and the United States won bronze. The bronze medal was the first for the Americans in tournament history.

1986 IIHF World U20 Championship
WJC 1986 logo.gif
Tournament details
Host country Canada
DatesDecember 26 – January 4
Teams8
Venue(s)15 (in 15 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Soviet Union (7th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Canada
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg United States
Fourth place Czechoslovakia
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored246 (8.79 per match)
Attendance154,172 (5,506 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Canada Shayne Corson
(14 points)
1985
1987

Contents

Final standingsEdit

The 1986 tournament was a round-robin format, with the top three teams winning gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
    Soviet Union 7 7 0 0 42 14 14
    Canada 7 5 2 0 54 21 10
    United States 7 4 3 0 35 26 8
4   Czechoslovakia 7 4 3 0 30 20 8
5   Sweden 7 4 3 0 26 23 8
6   Finland 7 3 4 0 31 23 6
7    Switzerland 7 1 6 0 19 54 2
8   West Germany 7 0 7 0 9 65 0

West Germany was relegated to Pool B for 1987.

ResultsEdit

December 26, 1985Canada  12 – 1   SwitzerlandHamilton
December 26, 1985Soviet Union  7 – 3  United StatesLondon
December 26, 1985Sweden  2 – 0  FinlandOrillia
December 26, 1985Czechoslovakia  9 – 3  West GermanyNewmarket
December 27, 1985Canada  18 – 2  West GermanyKitchener
December 27, 1985Finland  9 – 2   SwitzerlandSt. Catharines
December 27, 1985Soviet Union  6 – 1  SwedenOshawa
December 27, 1985United States  5 – 2  CzechoslovakiaHamilton
December 29, 1985Canada  5 – 2  United StatesHamilton
December 29, 1985Soviet Union  7 – 3   SwitzerlandGuelph
December 29, 1985Sweden  3 – 2  CzechoslovakiaStratford
December 29, 1985Finland  7 – 2  West GermanyToronto
December 30, 1985Canada  9 – 2  SwedenHamilton
December 30, 1985Czechoslovakia  7 – 2   SwitzerlandDundas
December 30, 1985Soviet Union  10 – 0  West GermanyKitchener
December 30, 1985Finland  7 – 5  United StatesOshawa
January 1, 1986Canada  6 – 5  FinlandToronto
January 1, 1986Soviet Union  4 – 3  CzechoslovakiaLondon
January 1, 1986United States  4 – 1  West GermanyHamilton
January 1, 1986Sweden  7 – 1   SwitzerlandOakville
January 2, 1986Soviet Union  4 – 1  CanadaHamilton
January 2, 1986Czechoslovakia  2 – 0  FinlandBrantford
January 2, 1986Sweden  10 – 0  West GermanyHalton Hills
January 2, 1986United States  11 – 3   SwitzerlandNiagara Falls
January 4, 1986Czechoslovakia  5 – 3  CanadaHamilton
January 4, 1986United States  5 – 1  SwedenHamilton
January 4, 1986Switzerland   7 – 1  West GermanyBrantford
January 4, 1986Soviet Union  4 – 3  FinlandHamilton

Scoring leadersEdit

Rank Player Country G A Pts
1 Shayne Corson   Canada 7 7 14
2 Joe Murphy   Canada 4 10 14
3 Valeri Kamensky   Soviet Union 7 6 13
4 Joe Nieuwendyk   Canada 7 5 12
4 Jim Sandlak   Canada 7 5 12
4 Radek Ťoupal   Czechoslovakia 7 5 12
7 Stephen Leach   United States 6 5 11
8 Jiří Kučera   Czechoslovakia 5 5 10
8 Michal Pivoňka   Czechoslovakia 5 5 10
8 Igor Vyazmikin   Soviet Union 5 5 10

Tournament awardsEdit

IIHF Directorate Awards Media All-Star Team
Goaltender   Yevgeni Belosheikin   Yevgeni Belosheikin
Defencemen   Mikhail Tatarinov   Sylvain Côté
  Mikhail Tatarinov
Forwards   Jim Sandlak   Michal Pivoňka
  Shayne Corson
  Igor Vyazmikin

Pool BEdit

Eight teams contested the second tier this year in Klagenfurt Austria from March 13 to 22. It was played in a simple round robin format, each team playing seven games.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS                
1   Poland 7 6 1 0 46 17 12 4 - 3 12 - 1 4 - 2 3 - 0 8 - 9 9 - 2 6 -0
2   Norway 7 5 1 1 54 18 11 3 - 4 10 - 6 4 - 4 8 - 0 12 - 0 4 - 3 13 - 1
3   Austria 7 5 2 0 42 35 10 1 - 12 6 - 10 4 - 3 6 - 5 8 - 0 9 - 3 8 - 2
4   Romania 7 3 2 2 32 28 8 2 - 4 4 - 4 3 - 4 7 - 5 6 - 5 4 - 4 6 - 2
5   Japan 7 3 4 0 35 31 6 0 - 3 0 - 8 5 - 6 5 - 7 6 - 5 7 - 2 12 - 0
6   Netherlands 7 3 4 0 30 43 6 9 - 8 0 - 12 0 - 8 5 - 6 5 - 6 4 - 2 7 - 1
7   Italy 7 1 5 1 26 40 3 2 - 9 3 - 4 3 - 9 4 - 4 2 - 7 2 - 4 10 - 3
8   Bulgaria 7 0 7 0 9 62 0 0 - 6 1 - 13 2 - 8 2 - 6 0 - 12 1 - 7 3 - 10

Poland was promoted to Pool A and Bulgaria was relegated to Pool C for 1987.

Pool CEdit

This tournament was played in Gap, France, from March 21 to 27. China made its debut in the junior tournament.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS            
1   France 5 4 0 1 52 13 9 4 - 4 14 - 2 11 - 4 10 - 2 13 - 1
2   Denmark 5 3 0 2 29 16 8 4 - 4 10 - 4 4 - 2 7 - 2 4 - 4
3   Great Britain 5 3 2 0 20 32 6 2 - 14 4 - 10 6 - 4 4 - 2 4 - 2
4   China 5 2 3 0 23 27 4 4 - 11 2 - 4 4 - 6 6 - 4 7 - 2
5   Hungary 5 1 4 0 16 32 2 2 - 10 2 - 7 2 - 4 4 - 6 6 - 5
6   Belgium 5 0 4 1 14 34 1 1 - 13 4 - 4 2 - 4 2 - 7 5 - 6

France was promoted to Pool B for 1987.

ReferencesEdit

  • Podnieks, Andrew (1998). Red, White, and Gold: Canada at the World Junior Championships 1974–1999. ECW Press. ISBN 1-55022-382-8.
  • 1986 World Junior Hockey Championships at TSN
  • Results at Passionhockey.com