1995 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

The 1995 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1995 WJHC) was the 19th edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship and was hosted in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada with games held throughout central Alberta. The host Canadians won their third straight gold medal, and its eighth overall, while Russia won silver, and Sweden the Bronze

1995 IIHF World U20 Championship
1995 WJHC logo.jpg
Tournament details
Host country Canada
DatesDecember – January 4
Teams8
Venue(s)13 (in 13 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (8th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Sweden
Fourth place Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored249 (8.89 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Canada Marty Murray
(15 points)
1994
1996

Final standingsEdit

The 1995 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
    Canada 7 7 0 0 49 22 14
    Russia 7 5 2 0 36 24 10
    Sweden 7 4 2 1 35 21 9
4   Finland 7 3 3 1 29 26 7
5   United States 7 3 4 0 28 33 6
6   Czech Republic 7 3 4 0 43 26 6
7   Germany 7 1 6 0 17 55 2
8   Ukraine 7 1 6 0 12 42 2

No team was relegated to Pool B as the tournament expanded to ten teams for 1996.

ResultsEdit

December 26, 1994  Canada7 – 1  UkraineRed Deer
December 26, 1994  Sweden10 – 2  GermanyLeduc
December 26, 1994  Czech Republic3 – 0  FinlandSpruce Grove
December 26, 1994  United States4 – 3  RussiaInnisfail
December 27, 1994  Canada9 – 1  GermanyRed Deer
December 27, 1994  Russia4 – 3  Czech RepublicStettler
December 27, 1994  Finland6 – 2  UkraineRocky Mountain House
December 27, 1994  Sweden4 – 2  United StatesRed Deer
December 29, 1994  Canada8 – 3  United StatesRed Deer
December 29, 1994  Sweden4 – 3  Czech RepublicRed Deer
December 29, 1994  Russia4 – 2  UkraineEdmonton
December 29, 1994  Finland7 – 1  GermanyWetaskiwin
December 30, 1994  Canada7 – 5  Czech RepublicCalgary
December 30, 1994  Sweden7 – 1  UkraineSherwood Park
December 30, 1994  Russia8 – 1  GermanyLacombe
December 30, 1994  Finland7 – 5  United StatesRed Deer
January 1, 1995  Canada6 – 4  FinlandEdmonton
January 1, 1995  Russia6 – 4  SwedenCalgary
January 1, 1995  Czech Republic10 – 1  UkraineRed Deer
January 1, 1995  United States5 – 3  GermanyEdmonton
January 2, 1995  Canada8 – 5  RussiaRed Deer
January 2, 1995  Finland3 – 3  SwedenCalgary
January 2, 1995  Czech Republic14 – 3  GermanyRed Deer
January 2, 1995  Ukraine3 – 2  United StatesCamrose
January 4, 1995  Canada4 – 3  SwedenRed Deer
January 4, 1995  Russia6 – 2  FinlandRed Deer
January 4, 1995  Germany6 – 2  UkraineStettler
January 4, 1995  United States7 – 5  Czech RepublicPonoka

Scoring leadersEdit

Rank Player Country G A Pts
1 Marty Murray   Canada 6 9 15
2 Jason Allison   Canada 3 12 15
3 Bryan McCabe   Canada 3 9 12
4 Alexander Serikow   Germany 2 9 11
5 Éric Dazé   Canada 8 2 10
5 Alexander Korolyuk   Russia 8 2 10
7 Adam Deadmarsh   United States 6 4 10
7 Václav Varaďa   Czech Republic 6 4 10
9 Josef Marha   Czech Republic 5 5 10
10 Vadim Sharifyanov   Russia 4 6 10

Tournament awardsEdit

IIHF Directorate Awards Media All-Star Team
Goaltender   Yevgeni Tarasov   Igor Karpenko
Defencemen   Bryan McCabe   Bryan McCabe
  Anders Eriksson
Forwards   Marty Murray   Jason Allison
  Éric Dazé
  Marty Murray

Pool BEdit

Eight teams contested the second tier this year in Caen, Rouen, Le Havre, and Louviers France from December 27 to January 5. It was played in a simple round robin format, each team playing seven games. Two teams were promoted, no team was relegated because of the expansion of the top tier.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS                
1    Switzerland 7 5 0 2 40 12 12 3 - 1 4 - 4 4 - 1 4 - 4 6 - 1 11 - 1 8 - 0
2   Slovakia 7 5 2 0 33 16 10 1 - 3 4 - 2 6 - 1 4 - 1 8 - 2 7 - 3 3 - 4
3   Poland 7 4 2 1 26 22 9 4 - 4 2 - 4 0 - 6 5 - 4 4 - 1 6 - 0 5 - 3
4   France 7 4 3 0 24 15 8 1 - 4 1 - 6 6 - 0 1 - 2 3 - 0 6 - 3 6 - 0
5   Norway 7 3 3 1 27 26 7 4 - 4 1 - 4 4 - 5 2 - 1 2 - 7 9 - 1 5 - 4
6   Austria 7 2 4 1 20 31 5 1 - 6 2 - 8 1 - 4 0 - 3 7 - 2 4 - 4 5 - 4
7   Japan 7 1 5 1 17 44 3 1 - 11 3 - 7 0 - 6 3 - 6 1 - 9 4 - 4 5 - 1
8   Italy 7 1 6 0 16 37 2 0 - 8 4 - 3 3 - 5 0 - 6 4 - 5 4 - 5 1 - 5

   Switzerland and   Slovakia were promoted to Pool A for 1996.

Qualification for Pool C1Edit

This would be the final year for a pre-tournament qualification. The winner of this tournament would participate in the C1 pool, second and third would participate in C2. It was played from September 3 to 5, in Minsk, Belarus.[1]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS      
  Belarus 2 2 0 0 13 5 4 8 - 4 5 - 1
  Kazakhstan 2 1 1 0 15 8 2 4 - 8 11 - 0
  Slovenia 2 0 2 0 1 16 0 1 - 5 0 - 11

Pool C1Edit

Eight teams were divided into two round robin groups, with placement games to follow (1st played 1st, etc.). Because there were to be two teams promoted, each group winner secured promotion before the placement games. The tournament took place from December 29 to January 3, in Puigcerda Spain.

Preliminary RoundEdit

Group A
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS        
  Hungary 3 3 0 0 22 3 6 5 - 2 11 - 0 6 - 1
  Belarus 3 2 1 0 13 9 4 2 - 5 3 - 2 8 - 2
  Romania 3 1 2 0 6 17 2 0 - 11 2 - 3 4 - 3
  Great Britain 3 0 3 0 6 18 0 1 - 6 2 - 8 3 - 4

  Hungary was promoted to Pool B for 1996.

Group B
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS        
  Latvia 3 3 0 0 29 6 6 7 - 5 9 - 0 13 - 1
  Denmark 3 2 1 0 15 11 4 5 - 7 5 - 2 5 - 2
  Spain 3 1 2 0 6 17 2 0 - 9 2 - 5 4 - 3
  Netherlands 3 0 3 0 6 22 0 1 - 13 2 - 5 3 - 4

  Latvia was promoted to Pool B for 1996.

Placement GamesEdit

Pool C2Edit

Six teams played a round robin, with the top two gain promotion for the following year's Pool C, the remaining teams would be placed in Pool D. It was played from December 31 to January 6, in Tallinn Estonia.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS            
1   Kazakhstan 5 3 0 2 47 10 8 3 - 3 13 - 1 11 - 2 2 - 2 18 - 2
2   Slovenia 5 3 0 2 40 15 8 3 - 3 3 - 3 9 - 3 8 - 2 17 - 4
3   Estonia 5 2 1 2 24 25 6 1 - 13 3 - 3 6 - 4 2 - 2 12 - 3
4   Lithuania 5 2 3 0 29 30 4 2 - 11 3 - 9 4 - 6 7 - 2 13 - 2
5   Croatia 5 0 2 3 10 21 3 2 - 2 2 - 8 2 - 2 2 - 7 2 - 2
6   FR Yugoslavia 5 0 4 1 13 62 1 2 - 18 4 - 17 3 - 12 2 - 13 2 - 2

  Kazakhstan and   Slovenia were promoted to Pool C for 1996.

ReferencesEdit

  • Podnieks, Andrew (1998). Red, White, and Gold: Canada at the World Junior Championships 1974–1999. ECW Press. ISBN 1-55022-382-8.
  • 1995 World Junior Hockey Championships at TSN
  • http://www.passionhockey.com/hockeyarchives/U-20_1995.htm at Passionhockey.com