2012 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I

The 2012 IIHF U18 World Championship Division I was a pair of international under-18 ice hockey tournaments organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation. In 2012 a new format was introduced to the IIHF World U18 Championships, therefore Division I A and Division I B represented the second and the third tier of the IIHF World U18 Championships.

2012 IIHF U18 World Championship Division I
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Tournament details
Host countries Slovakia
 Hungary
Dates11 – 17 April 2012
Teams12
2011
2013

Division I AEdit

The Division I A tournament was played in Piešťany, Slovakia, from 11 to 17 April 2012.[1]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Norway Placed 9th in 2011 Top Division and were relegated
  Slovakia Hosts, placed 10th in 2011 Top Division and were relegated
  Italy Placed 2nd in 2011 Division I (Group A)
  Slovenia Placed 2nd in 2011 Division I (Group B)
  Japan Not participated in 2011; placed 3rd in 2010 Division I (Group A)
  France Placed 3rd in 2011 Division I (Group B)

Final standingsEdit

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Slovakia 5 5 0 0 0 30 6 +24 15
  Norway 5 3 0 0 2 22 20 +2 9
  Italy 5 1 1 2 1 17 20 −3 7
  France 5 1 1 0 3 12 19 −7 5
  Slovenia 5 1 1 0 3 12 21 −9 5
  Japan 5 1 0 1 3 14 21 −7 4
Promoted to the 2013 Top Division Relegated to the 2013 Division I B

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Central European Summer TimeUTC+2)

11 April 2012
12:00
Japan  2–3
(0–0, 0–1, 2–2)
  Slovenia
11 April 2012
15:30
France  1–6
(0–3, 0–2, 1–1)
  Norway
11 April 2012
19:00
Italy  0–5
(0–1, 0–1, 0–3)
  Slovakia

12 April 2012
12:00
Slovenia  2–4
(2–2, 0–2, 0–0)
  France
12 April 2012
15:30
Norway  3–6
(1–1, 1–1, 1–4)
  Italy
12 April 2012
19:00
Slovakia  4–1
(0–0, 3–1, 1–0)
  Japan

14 April 2012
12:00
France  4–3 SO
(1–1, 0–2, 2–0)
(0–0, 1–0)
  Italy
14 April 2012
15:30
Norway  7–3
(5–0, 0–1, 2–2)
  Japan
14 April 2012
19:00
Slovakia  8–2
(1–1, 2–1, 5–0)
  Slovenia

15 April 2012
12:00
Italy  5–4 OT
(1–2, 2–0, 1–2)
(1–0)
  Japan
15 April 2012
15:30
Slovenia  1–4
(1–1, 0–1, 0–2)
  Norway
15 April 2012
19:00
Slovakia  4–1
(1–1, 1–0, 2–0)
  France

17 April 2012
11:30
Japan  4–2
(1–1, 2–0, 1–1)
  France
17 April 2012
14:45
Slovenia  4–3 SO
(0–2, 0–1, 3–0)
(0–0, 1–0)
  Italy
17 April 2012
18:15
Norway  2–9
(1–3, 1–2, 0–4)
  Slovakia

Division I BEdit

The Division I B tournament was played in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, from 11 to 17 April 2012.[2]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Kazakhstan Placed 3rd in 2011 Division I (Group A)
  Belarus Placed 4th in 2011 Division I (Group B)
  Hungary Hosts, placed 4th in 2011 Division I (Group A)
  Poland Placed 5th in 2011 Division I (Group B)
  Austria Placed 1st in 2011 Division II (Group A) and were promoted
  Ukraine Placed 1st in 2011 Division II (Group B) and were promoted

Final standingsEdit

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Belarus 5 5 0 0 0 28 9 +19 15
  Kazakhstan 5 3 1 0 1 27 16 +11 11
  Austria 5 2 1 0 2 21 21 0 8
  Ukraine 5 1 1 1 2 20 26 −6 6
  Poland 5 0 1 1 3 13 30 −17 3
  Hungary 5 0 0 2 3 13 20 −7 2
Promoted to the 2013 Division I A Relegated to the 2013 Division II A

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Central European Summer TimeUTC+2)

11 April 2012
12:30
Poland  0–7
(0–2, 0–4, 0–1)
  Belarus
11 April 2012
16:00
Ukraine  4–5 OT
(1–0, 1–3, 2–1)
(0–1)
  Kazakhstan
11 April 2012
19:30
Austria  5–4 SO
(1–1, 1–2, 2–1)
(0–0, 1–0)
  Hungary

12 April 2012
12:30
Kazakhstan  7–1
(4–1, 0–0, 3–0)
  Poland
12 April 2012
16:00
Belarus  5–1
(2–0, 3–0, 0–1)
  Austria
12 April 2012
19:30
Hungary  3–5
(0–2, 1–2, 2–1)
  Ukraine

14 April 2012
12:30
Kazakhstan  7–4
(2–0, 3–0, 2–4)
  Austria
14 April 2012
16:00
Ukraine  7–6 SO
(3–2, 2–2, 1–2)
(0–0, 1–0)
  Poland
14 April 2012
19:30
Belarus  3–2
(0–0, 0–2, 3–0)
  Hungary

15 April 2012
12:30
Poland  2–6
(0–0, 2–1, 0–5)
  Austria
15 April 2012
16:00
Belarus  7–1
(0–0, 2–0, 5–1)
  Ukraine
15 April 2012
19:30
Hungary  1–3
(0–1, 0–1, 1–1)
  Kazakhstan

17 April 2012
12:30
Austria  5–3
(0–1, 0–1, 5–1)
  Ukraine
17 April 2012
16:00
Kazakhstan  5–6
(4–3, 0–3, 1–0)
  Belarus
17 April 2012
19:30
Hungary  3–4 SO
(1–2, 1–1, 1–0)
(0–0, 0–1)
  Poland

ReferencesEdit