2010 World U-17 Hockey Challenge

The 2010 World U-17 Hockey Challenge was an international ice hockey tournament held in Timmins, Iroquois Falls, Cochrane / Kapuskasing, Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada between December 28, 2009 and January 4, 2010. The venues used for the tournament included the McIntyre Arena in Timmins, Jus Jordan Arena in Iroquois Falls, Tim Horton Arena in Cochrane, the Kapuskasing Sports Palace in Kapuskasing, Joe Mavrinac Community Complex in Kirkland Lake, and the New Liskeard Arena in New Liskeard.[1] The United States won its third title, defeating Canada Ontario 2-1 in the gold-medal game.[2]

2010 World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Tournament details
Host country Canada
DatesDecember 28 - January 4
Teams10
Venue(s)McIntyre Community Building
Jus Jordan Arena
Tim Horton Arena
Kapuskasing Sports Palace
Joe Mavrinac Community Complex
New Liskeard Arena (in 6 host cities)
2009
2011

Participating teamsEdit

Canada entered five regional teams from across the country. These teams were:

  •   Canada Atlantic (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island)
  •   Canada Quebec
  •   Canada Ontario
  •   Canada Western (Manitoba and Saskatchewan)
  •   Canada Pacific (Alberta and British Columbia)

International teams were:

Challenge resultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  Canada Ontario 4 3 1 0 0 16 7 9
  Sweden 4 2 1 1 0 15 14 8
  Canada Quebec 4 2 1 0 1 13 12 7
  Canada West 4 1 3 0 0 14 18 3
  Finland 4 1 3 0 0 16 23 3
ResultsEdit
December 29, 2009  Canada West2–4  Canada QuebecKapuskasing Sports Palace, Kapuskasing
December 29, 2009  Finland5–3  Canada OntarioMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
December 30, 2009  Sweden6–4  FinlandNew Liskeard Rec Centre, New Liskeard
December 30, 2009  Canada Quebec0–3  Canada OntarioMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
December 31, 2009  Finland3–6  Canada QuebecMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
December 31, 2009  Canada West2–5  SwedenMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
January 1, 2010  Finland4–8  Canada WestTim Horton Events Centre, Cochrane
January 1, 2010  Sweden0–5  Canada OntarioMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
January 2, 2010  Canada Quebec3–4 GWS  SwedenJoe Mavrinac Com. Complex, Kirkland Lake
January 2, 2010  Canada Ontario5–2  Canada WestMcIntyre Arena, Timmins

Group BEdit

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
  United States 4 4 0 0 0 19 7 12
  Russia 4 3 1 0 0 22 12 9
  Canada Pacific 4 2 2 0 0 16 12 6
  Canada Atlantic 4 0 3 1 0 12 29 2
  Czech Republic 4 0 3 0 1 6 17 1
ResultsEdit
December 29, 2009  Canada Atlantic0–7  United StatesMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
December 29, 2009  Canada Pacific2–6  RussiaKapuskasing Sports Palace, Kapuskasing
December 30, 2009  Canada Pacific10–4  Canada AtlanticMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
December 30, 2009  United States3–2  Czech RepublicNew Liskeard Rec Centre, New Liskeard
December 31, 2009  Canada Atlantic5–4 OT  Czech RepublicJus Jordan Sports Complex, Iroquois Falls
December 31, 2009  Russia4–7  United StatesJus Jordan Sports Complex, Iroquois Falls
January 1, 2010  Canada Atlantic3–6  RussiaMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
January 1, 2010  Czech Republic0–3  Canada PacificTim Horton Events Centre, Cochrane
January 2, 2010  Russia6–0  Czech RepublicMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
January 2, 2010  United States2–1  Canada PacificJoe Mavrinac Com. Complex, Kirkland Lake

Final roundEdit

Semifinals Final
      
A1   Canada Ontario 6
B2   Russia 4
SF1   Canada Ontario 1
SF2   United States 2
A2   Sweden 5
B1   United States 6*

* Decided in overtime.

SemifinalsEdit

January 3, 2010  Russia4–6  Canada OntarioMcIntyre Arena, Timmins
January 3, 2010  Sweden5–6 OT  United StatesJus Jordan Sports Complex, Iroquois Falls

9th place gameEdit

January 3, 2010  Czech Republic7–5  FinlandMcIntyre Arena, Timmins

7th place gameEdit

January 3, 2010  Canada Atlantic4–2  Canada WestJus Jordan Sports Complex, Iroquois Falls

5th place gameEdit

January 3, 2010  Canada Pacific4–0  Canada QuebecMcIntyre Arena, Timmins

Bronze medal gameEdit

January 4, 2010  Sweden5–2  RussiaMcIntyre Arena, Timmins

Gold medal gameEdit

January 4, 2010  Canada Ontario1–2  United StatesMcIntyre Arena, Timmins

Scoring leadersEdit

Player Country GP G A Pts PIM
Rocco Grimaldi   United States 6 4 10 14 8
Alexander Khokhlachev   Russia 6 5 8 13 4
Mikhail Grigorenko   Russia 6 4 6 10 10
Anton Zlobin   Russia 6 2 8 10 10
J. T. Miller   United States 6 5 4 9 28
Mika Zibanejad   Sweden 6 5 4 9 4
Ty Rattie   Canada Pacific 5 2 7 9 6
Joel Armia   Finland 5 5 3 8 2
Victor Rask   Sweden 6 1 7 8 2
Marek Hrbas   Czech Republic 5 4 3 7 0

Goaltender leadersEdit

(Minimum 60 Minutes Played)

Player Country Mins GA SV% GAA SO
John Gibson   United States 180 4 .957 1.33 0
Tyson Teichmann   Canada Ontario 340 9 .927 1.59 2
Andrey Makarov   Russia 240 14 .920 3.50 1
Zach Rakochy   Canada West 140 9 .911 3.86 0
Laurent Brossoit   Canada Pacific 120 4 .902 2.00 1

Final standingsEdit

Team
    United States
    Canada Ontario
    Sweden
4   Russia
5   Canada Pacific
6   Canada Quebec
7   Canada Atlantic
8   Canada West
9   Czech Republic
10   Finland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge" (Press release). Hockey Canada. 29 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-05.
  2. ^ "2010 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge" (Press release). Hockey Canada. 4 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-20.

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