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2005 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

The 2005 World Junior (Under 20) Ice Hockey Championships (2005 WJHC) was held between December 25, 2004, and January 4, 2005, at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States. Canada won the gold medal.

2005 IIHF World U20 Championship
2005 WJHC logo.svg
Tournament details
Host country United States
DatesDecember 25 – January 4
Teams10
Venue(s)Ralph Engelstad Arena (Grand Forks)
Ralph Engelstad Arena (Thief River Falls) (in Grand Forks, ND and Thief River Falls, MN host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (11th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Czech Republic
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored205 (6.61 per match)
Attendance193,256 (6,234 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Canada Patrice Bergeron (13 points)
2004
2006

Contents

VenuesEdit

RostersEdit

Championship resultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Russia 4 3 1 0 21 9 6
  Czech Republic 4 3 1 0 16 9 6
  United States 4 2 2 0 15 16 4
   Switzerland 4 1 3 0 12 17 2
  Belarus 4 1 3 0 9 22 2
Schedule
December 25, 2004
  Czech Republic 7–2   Belarus
Frolík 14:53 (PP1)
Vrána 20:27, 59:18 (PP1)
Kvapil 33:13 (PP1)
Olesz 45:31 (SH1), 49:15
Petružálek 47:01 (SH1)
Ugarov 30:14 (PP1)
Asmalouski 54:44
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 543
December 25, 2004
  Russia 4–5   United States
Rylov 7:25
Shirokov 18:01 (PS)
Ovechkin 18:41
Pestunov 27:17
Stafford 4:22
Bourque 5:45 (PP1)
Fritsche 18:19, 28:40 (SH1)
Schremp 23:15 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,274
December 26, 2004
   Switzerland 5–0   Belarus
Wick 11:41
Romy 33:27 (SH1), 51:03
Stancescu 35:11
Kaser 39:37
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,510
December 27, 2004
  Czech Republic 1–4   Russia
Hrdel 29:36 Radulov 7:03 (PP1)
Shirokov 10:44 (PP1)
Malkin 21:14
Lisin 47:05
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 972
December 27, 2004
  United States 6–4    Switzerland
Callahan 9:36
Porter 28:18
Stafford 41:34 (PP1)
Hensick 42:25
Schremp 44:07
O'Sullivan 47:06
Benoît 40:45
Stancescu 41:04, 45:20
Hurlimann 44:44
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,133
December 28, 2004
  Russia 7–2   Belarus
Shirokov 1:38 (PP1)
Ovechkin 10:12 (PP1), 33:54
Voloshenko 13:01, 48:04
Radulov 49:29
Nikulin 49:50
Efimenko 29:05
Zakharov 40:43
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 825
December 29, 2004
  Czech Republic 5–2    Switzerland
Hluchý 5:13
Frolík 34:09
Vrána 36:41
Kvapil 46:02
Olesz 59:30
Hurlimann 33:27, 46:45
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,259
December 29, 2004
  Belarus 5–3   United States
Efyamenka 9:14 (SH1)
Karaha 15:38
Savin 22:10
Kukushkin 23:26
A. Kostitsyn 34:16
Kessel 17:47
Stafford 39:14 (PP1)
Brown 42:11
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,038
December 30, 2004
   Switzerland 1–6   Russia
Kaser 21:09 (PP1) Vorobiev 4:58 (PP1)
Pestunov 17:20
Ovechkin 27:07 (PP1), 58:16
Galimov 29:37
Misharin 51:12 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,197
December 30, 2004
  United States 1–3   Czech Republic
Fritsche 39:07 Olesz 12:56, 59:55
Kašpar 20:57
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,734

Group BEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Canada 4 4 0 0 32 5 8
  Sweden 4 2 2 0 14 13 4
  Finland 4 2 2 0 10 15 4
  Slovakia 4 2 2 0 10 10 4
  Germany 4 0 4 0 1 24 0
Schedule
December 25, 2004
  Slovakia 3–7   Canada
Zagrapan 32:06 (PP1)
Lascek 37:35
Ölvecký 41:13
Bergeron 3:55, 21:05
Crosby 10:59 (PP1), 29:52 (PP1)
Carter 32:38
MacArthur 57:44, 59:52 (PS)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,540
December 25, 2004
  Germany 1–4   Finland
Busch 44:03 Makkonen 5:05 (PP1)
Honkaheimo 26:47
Nokelainen 33:39 (PP1)
Korpikoski 59:50 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 752
December 26, 2004
  Sweden 6–0   Germany
Persson 14:18, 49:12 (PP1)
Salmonsson 20:56, 50:49
Söderberg 45:10 (SH1)
Granath 54:07 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 951
December 27, 2004
  Canada 8–1   Sweden
Carter 2:28
MacArthur 20:52
Dawes 23:39
Bergeron 32:49
Crosby 35:11 (PP1), 40:21 (PP1)
Ladd 40:46
Getzlaf 52:32
Fredriksson 7:29 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 10,739
December 27, 2004
  Finland 0–2   Slovakia
Bulík 34:35
Meszároš 59:01 (EN)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,031
December 28, 2004
  Germany 0–9   Canada
Ladd 10:05
MacArthur 10:51
Crosby 17:46 (PP2), 54:34
Barker 18:33 (PP1)
Getzlaf 26:32
Stewart 32:46, 47:12
Fraser 57:47
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,404
December 29, 2004
  Finland 5–4   Sweden
Makkonen 32:07 (PP1)
Korpikoski 42:26 (PP1)
Joensuu 42:36 (PP1)
Hokkanen 54:10
Tukonen 54:47
Åhsberg 9:11 (PP1)
Nilsson 10:33
Salmonsson 30:55
Söderberg 35:18
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,393
December 29, 2004
  Slovakia 5–0   Germany
Ružička 0:47, 7:43, 13:50 (PP1)
Meszároš 40:57, 48:56 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,230
December 30, 2004
  Canada 8–1   Finland
Perry 4:45 (PP1), 38:45
Richards 19:38 (SH1)
Carter 21:32, 34:27, 37:29
Belle 35:32
Ladd 43:06 (SH1)
Hietanen 53:46 (PP2)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,697
December 30, 2004
  Sweden 3–0   Slovakia
Salmonsson 3:11, 33:34
Söderberg 31:51
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,325

Relegation roundEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Slovakia 3 3 0 0 10 3 6
   Switzerland 3 2 1 0 12 3 4
  Germany 3 1 2 0 4 13 2
  Belarus 3 0 3 0 4 11 0

Note: Matches    Switzerland 5–0   Belarus and   Slovakia 5–0   Germany from the preliminary round are included as well since these results carry forward.

Schedule
January 1, 2005
   Switzerland 5–0   Germany
Diaz 28:26
Kaser 33:28 (PP1)
Schüler 39:22
Stancescu 40:53, 46:08
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,540
January 2, 2005
  Slovakia 2–1   Belarus
Sekera 50:03
Ölvecký 56:35
Zakharov 34:44
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,650
January 3, 2005
  Belarus 3–4   Germany
Ugarov 1:29, 13:52 (PP1)
Zakharov 25:22
Carciola 17:15
Janzen 32:45
Kink 53:44 (PP1)
Reiss 58:07 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,580
January 3, 2005
  Slovakia 3–2    Switzerland
Bulík 0:29
Ölvecký 18:13
Haščák 53:07
Benoît 26:28
Romy 48:36
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,820

  Germany and   Belarus are relegated to Division I for the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Final roundEdit

  Quarter finals     Semi finals     Final
                           
      QF1   Czech Republic 1  
  A2   Czech Republic 3     B1   Canada 3    
  B3   Finland 0         SF1   Canada 6
      SF2   Russia 1
      QF2   United States 2    
  B2   Sweden 2     A1   Russia 7  
  A3   United States 8  
Schedule

QuarterfinalsEdit

January 1, 2005
  Czech Republic 3–0   Finland
Vrána 36:57 (PP1)
Olesz 43:35 (SH1)
Červenka 57:58
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,465
January 1, 2005
  Sweden 2–8   United States
Eriksson 4:12, 33:26 Porter 12:07
Stafford 23:08
Kessel 26:58, 44:15, 47:21
Schremp 51:08 (PP1)
Suter 52:46 (PP1)
Hensick 59:45
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,258

SemifinalsEdit

January 2, 2005
  Canada 3–1   Czech Republic
Carter 18:38
Dawes 30:02 (PP1)
Bergeron 32:34
Olesz 43:36 (SH1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 10,266
January 2, 2005
  United States 2–7   Russia
Schremp 8:55 (PP1)
O'Sullivan 14:44 (PP1)
Lisin 1:58 (PP1)
Ovechkin 4:46 (PP1), 57:46 (EN)
Shirokov 16:01
Malkin 51:03, 58:49 (EN)
Yunkov 59:59 (PP2)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,024

Fifth place gameEdit

January 3, 2005
  Sweden 3–4 OT   Finland
Söderberg 7:12
Bergfors 34:13 (PP1), 52:35
Mäntymaa 15:21
Seitsonen 47:08
Nurmi 59:10
Kolehmainen 61:37
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,252

Bronze medal gameEdit

January 4, 2005
  Czech Republic 3–2 OT   United States
Polák 3:26 (PP1)
Frolík 26:03
Vrána 62:38
Porter 16:16 (PP1)
Stafford 33:12 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,992

Gold medal gameEdit

January 4, 2005
  Canada 6–1   Russia
Getzlaf 0:51
Syvret 8:00 (PP1)
Carter 23:33
Bergeron 27:53 (PP1)
Stewart 28:54
Phaneuf 33:19 (PP1)
Emelin 19:28 (PP1)
Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 11,862

Scoring leadersEdit

  GP G A Pts PIM
  Patrice Bergeron 6 5 8 13 6
  Ryan Getzlaf 6 3 9 12 8
  Alexander Ovechkin 6 7 4 11 4
  Jeff Carter 6 7 3 10 6
  Rostislav Olesz 7 7 3 10 12
  Evgeni Malkin 6 3 7 10 16
  Sidney Crosby 6 6 3 9 4
  Drew Stafford 7 5 4 9 14
  Johannes Salmonsson 6 5 3 8 0
  Petr Vrána 7 5 3 8 16

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA GAA Sv% SO
1 Marek Schwarz   Czech Republic 361:57 13 2.15 92.49 1
2 Jeff Glass   Canada 300:00 7 1.40 92.22 0
3 Jaroslav Halák   Slovakia 360:00 13 2.17 91.56 2
4 Al Montoya   United States 393:15 22 3.36 90.39 0
5 Tuukka Rask   Finland 243:26 12 2.96 90.16 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts

Source: IIHF.com

AwardsEdit

All-Star TeamEdit

Goaltender:   Marek Schwarz

Defense:   Dion Phaneuf,   Ryan Suter

Forwards:   Alexander Ovechkin,   Patrice Bergeron,   Jeff Carter

Most Valuable PlayerEdit

  Patrice Bergeron

Division IEdit

The Division I Championships were held December 13-December 19, 2004, in Sheffield, United Kingdom (Group A), and in Narva, Estonia (Group B).

Final standings

Group AEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Norway 5 5 0 0 29 12 10
  Kazakhstan 5 4 1 0 29 15 8
  Austria 5 3 2 0 12 16 6
  France 5 2 3 0 18 19 4
  Italy 5 1 4 0 11 16 2
  Great Britain 5 0 5 0 8 29 0

Leading scorer: Mathis Olimb, Norway (4 goals, 5 assists; 9 points).

Group BEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Latvia 5 4 0 1 28 12 9
  Slovenia 5 3 2 0 28 12 6
  Denmark 5 3 2 0 22 13 6
  Poland 5 2 1 2 15 13 6
  Ukraine 5 1 3 1 11 19 3
  Estonia 5 0 5 0 6 41 0

Leading scorer: Anže Kopitar, Slovenia (10 goals, 3 assists; 13 points).

Norway and Latvia advance to the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships while Great Britain and Estonia are relegated to Division II.

Division IIEdit

The Division II Championships were held January 3-January 9, 2005, in Bucharest, Romania (Group A), and December 13-December 19, 2004, in Puigcerdà, Spain (Group B).

Group AEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Japan 5 4 0 1 32 4 9
  Romania 5 3 1 1 23 13 7
  Netherlands 5 3 2 0 29 14 6
  People's Republic of China 5 3 2 0 16 14 6
  Serbia and Montenegro 5 1 4 0 11 36 2
  Lithuania 5 0 5 0 5 35 0

Group BEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Hungary 5 5 0 0 41 10 10
  South Korea 5 4 1 0 46 12 8
  Croatia 5 3 2 0 27 21 6
  Spain 5 2 3 0 14 32 4
  Australia 5 1 4 0 16 40 2
  Belgium 5 0 5 0 12 41 0

Leading scorer: Park Woo-Sang, South Korea (12 goals, 8 assists; 20 points).

Hungary and Japan are promoted to Division I; Belgium and Lithuania are relegated to Division III.

Division IIIEdit

The Division III Championships were held January 10-January 16, 2005, in Mexico City, Mexico.

TeamsEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Mexico 5 5 0 0 37 6 10
  New Zealand 5 3 1 1 28 15 7
  Iceland 5 3 2 0 30 19 6
  South Africa 5 2 2 1 15 24 5
  Turkey 5 1 4 0 10 27 2
  Bulgaria 5 0 5 0 10 39 0

External linksEdit