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The 2004 World U-17 Hockey Challenge was an international ice hockey tournament held in Newfoundland, Canada between . The two main venues were the Mile One Stadium in St. John's and the Glacier Arena in Mount Pearl, while the S. W. Moores Arena in Harbour Grace and the Whitbourne Arena were also used for exhibition games.

2004 World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Tournament details
Host country CAN
DatesDecember 29, 2003–January 4, 2004
Teams10
Venue(s)Mile One Stadium
Glacier Arena (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (5th title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored227 (8.11 per match)

Ten teams participated, including the United States, Russia, Slovakia, Germany, Finland and five regional teams representing Canada – Canada Pacific, Canada West, Canada Quebec, Canada Ontario and Canada Atlantic. Team Ontario defeated Team Pacific 5–2 to win the gold medal, while Team Quebec defeated the United States 3–2 to capture the bronze, marking the first time in the tournament's history that Canada swept all three medals.

Challenge resultsEdit

Team
    Canada Ontario
    Canada Pacific
    Canada Quebec
4   United States

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