2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

The 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (2006 WJHC) were held in Vancouver, Kelowna and Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. The championships began on December 26, 2005, and finished on January 5, 2006. Games were played at GM Place and the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, the Interior Savings Centre in Kamloops and Prospera Place in Kelowna. Team Canada was the winner defeating Russia 5–0 in the gold medal game. Total attendance was 325,138 (a new record) spread over 31 games, for an average of 10,488 per game.[1]

2006 IIHF World U20 Championship
2006 WJHC logo.svg
Tournament details
Host country Canada
Dates26 December 2005 – 5 January 2006
Teams10
Venue(s)4 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (12th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Finland
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored195 (6.29 per match)
Attendance325,138 (10,488 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United States Phil Kessel (11 points)
MVPRussia Evgeni Malkin
2005
2007

Top DivisionEdit

VenuesEdit

GM Place
Capacity: 18,630
Pacific Coliseum
Capacity: 16,281
Prospera Place
Capacity: 6,886
Interior Savings Centre
Capacity: 5,658
       
  Canada – Vancouver   Canada – Vancouver   Canada – Kelowna   Canada – Kamloops

RostersEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC−8).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Canada (H) 4 4 0 0 16 6 +10 8 Semifinals
2   United States 4 2 1 1 21 12 +9 5 Quarterfinals
3   Finland 4 2 0 2 19 13 +6 4
4    Switzerland 4 1 1 2 8 10 −2 3 Relegation round
5   Norway 4 0 0 4 3 26 −23 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
December 26, 2005
16:00
Finland  1–5
(0–2, 0–2, 1–1)
  CanadaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083
December 26, 2005
20:00
Norway  2–11
(0–3, 1–5, 1–3)
  United StatesPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,232

December 27, 2005
19:00
Switzerland   2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
  NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 11,976

December 28, 2005
16:00
Canada  4–3
(2–1, 2–1, 0–1)
   SwitzerlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,123
December 28, 2005
20:00
United States  6–5
(3–2, 2–1, 1–2)
  FinlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,209

December 29, 2005
16:00
Norway  0–4
(0–1, 0–3, 0–0)
  CanadaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083

December 30, 2005
16:00
United States  2–2
(2–0, 0–0, 0–2)
   SwitzerlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,130
December 30, 2005
20:00
Finland  9–1
(7–0, 1–1, 1–0)
  NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 10,766

December 31, 2005
16:00
Canada  3–2
(2–1, 0–1, 1–0)
  United StatesPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083
December 31, 2005
20:00
Switzerland   1–4
(0–1, 0–0, 1–3)
  FinlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 8,335

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Russia 4 4 0 0 21 6 +15 8 Semifinals
2   Sweden 4 3 0 1 20 9 +11 6 Quarterfinals
3   Czech Republic 4 2 0 2 14 14 0 4
4   Slovakia 4 1 0 3 12 21 −9 2 Relegation round
5   Latvia 4 0 0 4 8 25 −17 0
Source: IIHF
December 26, 2005
19:00
Latvia  1–5
(1–2, 0–3, 0–0)
  Czech RepublicInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,653
December 26, 2005
19:00
Sweden  1–5
(1–2, 0–1, 0–2)
  RussiaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,982

December 27, 2005
19:00
Slovakia  7–4
(2–0, 4–3, 1–1)
  LatviaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,790

December 28, 2005
19:00
Czech Republic  2–3
(0–2, 1–1, 1–0)
  SwedenInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 5,323
December 28, 2005
19:00
Russia  6–2
(5–0, 0–1, 1–0)
  SlovakiaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,948

December 29, 2005
19:00
Latvia  1–3
(0–2, 1–1, 0–0)
  RussiaInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,831

December 30, 2005
19:00
Czech Republic  5–3
(3–1, 1–0, 1–2)
  SlovakiaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,979
December 30, 2005
19:00
Sweden  10–2
(4–1, 3–0, 3–1)
  LatviaInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,797

December 31, 2005
19:00
Slovakia  0–6
(0–2, 0–1, 0–3)
  SwedenInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,712
December 31, 2005
19:00
Russia  7–2
(1–0, 1–0, 5–2)
  Czech RepublicProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 6,027

Relegation roundEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
7    Switzerland 3 2 1 0 10 5 +5 5
8   Slovakia 3 2 1 0 14 10 +4 5
9   Latvia 3 1 0 2 10 12 −2 2 2007 Divsion I
10   Norway 3 0 0 3 3 10 −7 0
Source: IIHF
January 2, 2006
13:00
Switzerland   5–2
(1–0, 2–1, 2–1)
  LatviaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 7,616

January 3, 2006
13:00
Slovakia  4–3
(1–1, 2–2, 1–0)
  NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 5,038

January 4, 2006
12:00
Latvia  4–0
(1–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 4,540
January 4, 2006
16:00
Switzerland   3–3
(2–1, 1–0, 0–2)
  SlovakiaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 6,667

Final roundEdit

BracketEdit

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        B1   Russia 5  
  A2   United States 2     QF1   United States 1    
  B3   Czech Republic 1         SF1   Russia 0
      SF2   Canada 5
        A1   Canada 4    
  B2   Sweden 0     QF2   Finland 0   Third place
  A3   Finland (OT) 1     Finland 4
    United States 2

QuarterfinalsEdit

January 2, 2006
16:00
Sweden  0–1 OT
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
  FinlandGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

January 2, 2006
20:00
United States  2–1
(2–1, 0–0, 0–0)
  Czech RepublicGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 14,890

SemifinalsEdit

January 3, 2006
16:00
Canada  4–0
(1–0, 1–0, 2–0)
  FinlandGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

January 3, 2006
20:00
Russia  5–1
(1–0, 0–0, 4–1)
  United StatesGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

Fifth place gameEdit

January 4, 2006
20:00
Sweden  3–1
(0–0, 0–0, 3–1)
  Czech RepublicGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 10,684

Bronze medal gameEdit

January 5, 2006
12:00
Finland  4–2
(0–1, 2–0, 2–1)
  United StatesGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 15,107

FinalEdit

January 5, 2006
16:00
Russia  0–5
(0–2, 0–2, 0–1)
  CanadaGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

StatisticsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/− PIM
1 Phil Kessel   United States 7 1 10 11 0 2
2 Evgeni Malkin   Russia 6 4 6 10 +5 12
3 Lauri Tukonen   Finland 7 3 7 10 +9 0
4 Stanislav Lašček   Slovakia 6 6 3 9 +3 8
5 Chris Bourque   United States 7 7 1 8 –1 12
6 Nicklas Bäckström   Sweden 6 4 3 7 +3 2
6 Mathias Joggi    Switzerland 6 4 3 7 –2 14
8 Bobby Ryan   United States 7 3 4 7 –1 0
8 Blake Comeau   Canada 6 3 4 7 +7 8
10 Marek Zagrapan   Slovakia 6 2 5 7 +3 18
10 Alexei Emelin   Russia 6 2 5 7 +3 39

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes
Source: IIHF

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA GAA Sv% SO
1 Justin Pogge   Canada 360:00 6 1.00 95.20 3
2 Daniel Larsson   Sweden 249:26 4 0.96 95.18 1
3 Tuukka Rask   Finland 369:26 13 2.11 93.98 1
4 Anton Khudobin   Russia 300:00 11 2.20 93.29 0
5 Cory Schneider   United States 359:06 16 2.67 91.21 0

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

AwardsEdit

Source: IIHF

Source: IIHF

Division IEdit

Group AEdit

Held December 11–17, 2005, in Bled, Slovenia.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Germany 5 5 0 0 20 2 10
  Denmark 5 3 1 1 20 17 7
  Slovenia 5 3 2 0 17 8 6
  France 5 1 2 2 8 7 4
  Ukraine 5 1 3 1 10 22 3
  Japan 5 0 5 0 10 29 0

Group BEdit

Held December 12–18, 2005, in Minsk, Belarus.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Belarus 5 4 0 1 24 6 9
  Kazakhstan 5 4 1 0 21 8 8
  Italy 5 2 2 1 14 15 5
  Poland 5 1 2 2 9 14 4
  Austria 5 0 3 2 5 16 2
  Hungary 5 0 3 2 6 20 2

Division IIEdit

Group AEdit

Held December 12–18, 2005, in Bucharest, Romania.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Great Britain 5 5 0 0 53 3 10
  Netherlands 5 3 1 1 38 8 7
  Romania 5 3 1 1 31 11 7
  Spain 5 2 3 0 15 33 4
  Australia 5 1 4 0 17 37 2
  New Zealand 5 0 5 0 2 64 0

Group BEdit

Held January 10–16, 2006, in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Estonia 5 5 0 0 46 8 10
  Croatia 5 3 2 0 22 15 6
  South Korea 5 2 2 1 20 15 5
  Serbia and Montenegro 5 2 2 1 14 16 5
  Mexico 5 1 4 0 11 40 2
  China 5 1 4 0 12 31 2

Division IIIEdit

Held at Elektrėnai and Kaunas, Lithuania January 3–9, 2006.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
  Lithuania 4 4 0 0 81 3 8
  Iceland 4 3 1 0 79 6 6
  Turkey 4 2 2 0 35 40 4
  Bulgaria 4 1 3 0 26 32 2
  Armenia 4 0 4 0 6 146 0

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ottawa to host 2009 world junior tourney". TSN.ca. 2006-05-03. Archived from the original on 2008-02-27. Retrieved 2008-05-13.