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The 2008 World U-17 Hockey Challenge was an ice hockey tournament held in London, Lucan, St. Thomas, Stratford, Strathroy, and Woodstock, Ontario, Canada between December 29, 2007 and January 4, 2008. The venues used for the tournament included the John Labatt Centre and Western Fair Sports Centre in London, the Lucan Community Memorial Centre in Lucan, the Gemini Sportsplex in Strathroy, the Timken Community Complex in St. Thomas, the Rotary Complex in Stratford, and the Southwood Community Complex in Woodstock.[1] Team Canada Ontario defeated the United States 3–0 to win the gold medal, while team Canada West defeated team Canada Pacific 9–6 to win the bronze medal.

Contents

Challenge resultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  Canada Ontario 4 4 0 0 0 23 9 12
  Canada Pacific 4 2 1 0 1 17 14 7
  Finland 4 2 2 0 0 22 22 6
  Canada Quebec 4 1 2 1 0 16 16 6
  Slovakia 4 0 4 0 0 10 27 0
ResultsEdit
December 29, 2007  Finland8–5  Canada QuebecLucan Memorial Centre, Lucan
Attendance: 750
December 29, 2007  Canada Ontario4–2  Canada PacificJohn Labatt Centre, London
December 30, 2007  Slovakia2–6  Canada PacificGemini Sportsplex, Strathroy
Attendance: 550
December 30, 2007  Canada Ontario8–1  FinlandJohn Labatt Centre, London
December 31, 2007  Canada Ontario4–2  Canada QuebecJohn Labatt Centre, London
December 31, 2007  Finland9–3  SlovakiaSouthwood Community Complex , Woodstock
January 1, 2008  Canada Pacific6–4  FinlandRotary Complex, Stratford
Attendance: 900
January 1, 2008  Canada Quebec5–1  SlovakiaJohn Labatt Centre, London
January 2, 2008  Slovakia4–7  Canada OntarioJohn Labatt Centre, London
January 2, 2008  Canada Pacific3–4 (OT)  Canada QuebecTimken Community Complex, St. Thomas
Attendance: 1,460

Group BEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  United States 4 3 1 0 0 23 10 9
  Canada West 4 3 1 0 0 18 14 9
  Russia 4 2 2 0 0 16 13 6
  Canada Atlantic 4 1 3 0 0 8 21 3
  Germany 4 1 3 0 0 10 17 3
ResultsEdit
December 29, 2007  Canada Atlantic0–8  United StatesJohn Labatt Centre, London
December 29, 2007  Germany2–3  Canada WestLucan Memorial Centre, Lucan
Attendance: 900
December 30, 2007  Canada West7–4  Canada AtlanticJohn Labatt Centre, London
December 30, 2007  Russia2–6  United StatesGemini Sportsplex, Strathroy
Attendance: 925
December 31, 2007  Germany2–9  RussiaWestern Fair Sports Centre, London
December 31, 2007  Canada West4–7  United StatesSouthwood Community Complex , Woodstock
January 1, 2008  United States2–4  GermanyJohn Labatt Centre, London
January 1, 2008  Canada Atlantic2–5  RussiaRotary Complex, Stratford
January 2, 2008  Russia1–4  Canada WestJohn Labatt Centre, London
January 2, 2008  Germany2–3  Canada AtlanticTimken Community Complex, St. Thomas

Final roundEdit

Semifinals Final
      
A1   Canada Ontario 4
B2   Canada West 3
SF1   Canada Ontario 3
SF2   United States 0
B1   United States 3
A2   Canada Pacific 2

SemifinalsEdit

January 3, 2008  Canada Ontario4–3  Canada WestJohn Labatt Centre, London
January 3, 2008  United States3–2  Canada PacificJohn Labatt Centre, London
Attendance: 492

9th place gameEdit

January 3, 2008  Germany5–1  SlovakiaLucan Memorial Centre, Lucan

7th place gameEdit

January 3, 2008  Canada Quebec3–1  Canada AtlanticGemini Sportsplex, Strathroy
Attendance: 678

5th place gameEdit

January 3, 2008  Russia5–4  FinlandTimken Community Complex, St. Thomas
Attendance: 1,080

Bronze medal gameEdit

January 4, 2008  Canada West9–6  Canada PacificJohn Labatt Centre, London

Gold medal gameEdit

January 4, 2008  Canada Ontario3–0  United StatesJohn Labatt Centre, London
Attendance: 8,889

Final standingsEdit

Team
    Canada Ontario
    United States
    Canada West
4   Canada Pacific
5   Russia
6   Finland
7   Canada Quebec
8   Canada Atlantic
9   Germany
10   Slovakia

Scoring leadersEdit

Player Country GP G A Pts PIM
Brayden Schenn   Canada West 6 6 7 13 4
Jimmy Bubnick   Canada West 6 6 6 12 4
Toni Rajala   Finland 5 6 5 11 6
Kirill Kabanov   Russia 5 2 9 11 28
Matt Duchene   Canada Ontario 6 4 6 10 8
Scott Glennie   Canada West 6 4 6 10 2
Erik Haula   Finland 5 2 8 10 18
Casey Cizikas   Canada Ontario 6 4 5 9 0
Dmitry Orlov   Russia 5 2 7 9 6
Ryan Ellis   Canada Ontario 6 1 8 9 8

Goaltending leadersEdit

(Minimum 60 minutes played)

Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
Bryce O'Hagen   Canada Ontario 60 0 1.000 0.00 1
Brandon Maxwell   United States 300 11 .914 2.20 1
Michael Zador   Canada Ontario 300 12 .895 2.40 0
Maxime Clermont   Canada Quebec 241 13 .906 3.24 0
Philipp Grubauer   Germany 275 16 .909 3.49 0

Tournament awardsEdit

All-Star teamEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Host venues". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 2007-12-31.

External linksEdit