2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division II

The 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division II was played in two groups of six teams each. In each group the first-placed team is promoted to a higher level, while the last-placed team is relegated to a lower level. This year, for the first time, the winner of Group B is promoted to Group A and the winner of Group A is promoted to the next year's Division I.[1][2] Previously the winners of both groups were promoted to the Division I.

2012 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II
2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division II.png
Tournament details
Host countries Ukraine
 Estonia
Dates12 – 18 December 2011
10 – 16 December 2011
Teams12
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2011
2013

Division II AEdit

The Division II A tournament was played in Donetsk, Ukraine, from 12 to 18 December 2011.[3]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Ukraine Hosts, placed 6th in Division I (Group A) last year and were relegated.
  Lithuania Placed 6th in Division I (Group B) last year and were relegated.
  Netherlands Placed 2nd in Division II (Group A) last year.
  Hungary Placed 2nd in Division II (Group B) last year.
  Spain Placed 3rd in Division II (Group A) last year.
  South Korea Placed 3rd in Division II (Group B) last year.

Final standingsEdit

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
  Ukraine 5 3 2 0 0 24 10 13
  Lithuania 5 3 0 2 0 19 11 11
  Hungary 5 2 1 0 2 24 15 8
  Spain 5 2 0 0 3 14 22 6
  Netherlands 5 1 1 0 3 9 23 5
  South Korea 5 0 0 2 3 9 18 2
Promoted to the 2013 Division I B Relegated to the 2013 Division II B

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Eastern European TimeUTC+2)

December 12, 2011
13:00
Spain  5 - 0  NetherlandsDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 12, 2011
16:30
Hungary  2 - 1 (GWS)  LithuaniaDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 12, 2011
20:00
Ukraine  3 - 2 (GWS)  South KoreaDruzhba Arena, Donetsk

December 14, 2011
13:00
Lithuania  6 - 2  NetherlandsDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 14, 2011
16:30
South Korea  3 - 4  SpainDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 14, 2011
20:00
Ukraine  7 - 6  HungaryDruzhba Arena, Donetsk

December 15, 2011
13:00
Lithuania  2 - 0  South KoreaDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 15, 2011
16:30
Hungary  3 - 4  NetherlandsDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 15, 2010
20:00
Ukraine  4 - 0  SpainDruzhba Arena, Donetsk

December 17, 2011
13:00
South Korea  2 - 6  HungaryDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 17, 2011
16:30
Spain  4 - 8  LithuaniaDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 17, 2011
20:00
Netherlands  0 - 7  UkraineDruzhba Arena, Donetsk

December 18, 2011
12:00
Hungary  7 - 1  SpainDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 18, 2011
15:30
Netherlands  3 - 2 (GWS)  South KoreaDruzhba Arena, Donetsk
December 18, 2011
19:00
Lithuania  2 - 3 (OT)  UkraineDruzhba Arena, Donetsk

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Viktor Zakharov   Ukraine 5 7 2 9 +1 4
2 Attila Nemeth   Hungary 5 6 3 9 +6 12
3 Aimas Fiscevas   Lithuania 5 3 5 8 0 2
4 Richard Hardi   Hungary 5 2 6 8 +2 22
5 Pablo Puyelo   Spain 5 3 4 7 +2 6
6 Daniel Bogdziul   Lithuania 5 2 5 7 +1 0
7 Pijus Rulevicius   Lithuania 4 5 1 6 0 0
8 Pavlo Padakin   Ukraine 5 3 3 6 +3 8
8 Gergo Toth   Hungary 5 3 3 6 +6 2
10 Vladislav Kutchevich   Ukraine 5 2 4 6 +6 4

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Mantas Armalis   Lithuania 309:03 11 94.36 2.14 1
2 Kye Hoon Park   South Korea 275:38 14 92.47 3.05 0
3 Pavlo Yachnyk   Ukraine 309:58 10 92.19 1.94 2
4 Deniz Mollen   Netherlands 229:09 14 90.91 3.67 0
5 Bruno González   Spain 140:00 10 90.00 4.29 1

IIHF Best Players awards

Division II BEdit

The Division II B tournament was played in Tallinn, Estonia, from 10 to 16 December 2011.[4]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Belgium Placed 4th in Division II (Group A) last year.
  Romania Placed 4th in Division II (Group B) last year.
  Estonia Hosts, placed 5th in Division II (Group A) last year.
  Australia Placed 5th in Division II (Group B) last year.
  Mexico Placed 1st in Division III last year and were promoted.
  Serbia Placed 2nd in Division III last year and were promoted.

Final standingsEdit

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
  Romania 5 5 0 0 0 44 9 15
  Estonia 5 4 0 0 1 51 14 12
  Serbia 5 3 0 0 2 18 26 9
  Belgium 5 1 1 0 3 17 23 5
  Australia 5 1 0 0 4 12 36 3
  Mexico 5 0 0 1 4 5 39 1
Promoted to the 2013 Division II A Relegated to the 2013 Division III

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Eastern European TimeUTC+2)

December 10, 2011
13:00
Belgium  3 - 2 (GWS)  MexicoPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 10, 2011
16:30
Serbia  4 - 2  AustraliaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 10, 2011
20:00
Estonia  2 - 8  RomaniaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn

December 11, 2011
13:00
Mexico  1 - 4  SerbiaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 11, 2011
16:30
Romania  11 - 1  AustraliaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 11, 2011
20:00
Belgium  2 - 7  EstoniaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn

December 13, 2011
13:00
Romania  10 - 1  MexicoPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 13, 2011
16:30
Belgium  2 - 4  SerbiaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 13, 2011
20:00
Estonia  12 - 1  AustraliaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn

December 14, 2011
13:00
Serbia  3 - 9  RomaniaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 14, 2011
16:30
Australia  4 - 8  BelgiumPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 14, 2011
20:00
Mexico  0 - 18  EstoniaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn

December 16, 2011
13:00
Australia  4 - 1  MexicoPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 16, 2011
16:30
Romania  6 - 2  BelgiumPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn
December 16, 2011
20:00
Estonia  12 - 3  SerbiaPremia Ice Arena, Tallinn

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Robert Rooba   Estonia 5 13 6 19 +10 0
2 Artjom Gornostajev   Estonia 5 6 13 19 +11 6
3 Matyas Biro   Romania 5 8 9 17 +11 10
3 Roberto Gliga   Romania 5 8 9 17 +12 2
5 Zsombor Molnar   Romania 5 4 9 13 +5 2
6 Anton Gurtovoi   Estonia 5 5 5 10 +8 0
7 Aleksa Lukovic   Serbia 4 5 4 9 -2 18
8 Dimitrije Filipovic   Serbia 5 5 4 9 -2 28
9 Jordan Kyros   Australia 4 7 1 8 -5 6
10 Keven Leppimann   Estonia 4 5 3 8 +6 2

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Szabolcs Szakacs   Romania 180:00 5 91.38 1.67 0
2 Zoltan Toke   Romania 120:00 4 90.48 2.00 0
3 Aleksei Arno   Estonia 209:33 7 89.23 2.00 0
4 Mike Jansen   Belgium 244:27 19 88.48 4.66 0
5 Jovan Feher   Serbia 264:34 21 86.09 4.76 0

IIHF Best Players awards

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit