2013 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division I

The 2013 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division I 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. Divisions I A and I B represent the second and the third tier of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

2013 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I
2013 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division I.png
Tournament details
Host countries France
 Ukraine
Dates9 – 15 December 2012
10 – 16 December 2012
Teams12
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2012
2014

Division I AEdit

The Division I A tournament was played in Amiens, France, from 9 to 15 December 2012.[1]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Denmark Placed 4th in Relegation round of the Top Division last year and were relegated.
  Belarus Placed 2nd in Division I A last year.
  Norway Placed 3rd in Division I A last year.
  Slovenia Placed 4th in Division I A last year.
  Austria Placed 5th in Division I A last year.
  France Hosts, placed 1st in Division I B last year and were promoted.

OfficialsEdit

Final standingsEdit

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
  Norway 5 4 1 0 0 19 7 14
  Belarus 5 4 0 0 1 19 8 12
  Denmark 5 3 0 1 1 20 15 10
  Slovenia 5 1 1 0 3 13 14 5
  Austria 5 1 0 1 3 13 21 4
  France 5 0 0 0 5 9 28 0
Promoted to the 2014 Top Division Relegated to the 2014 Division I B

ResultsEdit

All times are local. (Central European TimeUTC+1)

09 December 2012
12:00
Slovenia  0–2
(0–1, 0–1, 0–0)
  BelarusAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 223
09 December 2012
15:30
Austria  1–4
(0–1, 1–1, 0–2)
  NorwayAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 588
09 December 2012
19:00
France  2–5
(1–1, 1–2, 0–2)
  DenmarkAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 1,796

10 December 2012
12:00
Belarus  2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
  AustriaAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 206
10 December 2012
15:30
Denmark  4–3
(1–1, 2–1, 1–1)
  SloveniaAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 189
10 December 2012
19:00
Norway  3–1
(1–1, 0–0, 2–0)
  FranceAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 1,515

12 December 2012
12:00
Denmark  8–3
(3–1, 4–1, 1–1)
  AustriaAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 152
12 December 2012
15:30
Belarus  2–4
(1–2, 0–1, 1–1)
  NorwayAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 505
12 December 2012
19:00
France  0–5
(0–1, 0–1, 0–3)
  SloveniaAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 1,469

13 December 2012
12:00
Norway  3–2 OT
(1–2, 0–0, 1–0)
(OT: 1–0)
  DenmarkAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 219
13 December 2012
15:30
Slovenia  4–3 GWS
(1–0, 0–3, 2–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  AustriaAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 240
13 December 2012
19:00
Belarus  9–3
(3–2, 4–1, 2–0)
  FranceAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 1,514

15 December 2012
12:00
Norway  5–1
(1–0, 1–1, 3–0)
  SloveniaAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 483
15 December 2012
15:30
Denmark  1–4
(0–0, 0–3, 1–1)
  BelarusAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 1,001
15 December 2012
19:00
Austria  6–3
(3–2, 0–1, 3–0)
  FranceAmiens Coliseum, Amiens
Attendance: 2,017

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Artur Gavrus   Belarus 5 5 5 10 +7 4
2 Andreas Heier   Norway 5 5 4 9 +4 2
3 Oliver Bjorkstrand   Denmark 5 5 3 8 +4 2
4 Sebastian Ehlers   Denmark 5 4 4 8 +3 6
5 Thomas Spelling   Denmark 5 1 7 8 +3 2
6 Johannes Bischofberger   Austria 5 6 1 7 0 0
7 Roman Kolenchukov   Belarus 5 3 4 7 +5 0
8 Miha Pesjak   Slovenia 5 2 5 7 0 0
9 Markus Soberg   Norway 5 1 6 7 +4 2
10 Jonas Knutsen   Norway 5 4 2 6 +3 0
10 Axel Rioux   France 5 4 2 6 -3 4

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Steffen Soberg   Norway 303:23 7 95.10 1.38 0
2 Luka Gracnar   Slovenia 303:59 14 94.12 2.76 1
3 Yan Shelepnyov   Belarus 283:14 7 92.63 1.48 2
4 David Kickert   Austria 262:27 14 91.52 3.20 0
5 Sebastian Feuk   Denmark 283:23 14 90.54 2.96 0

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

Best players of each team selected by the coachesEdit

  •   Alexander Cijan
  •   Artur Gavrus
  •   Sebastian Ehlers
  •   Marius Serer
  •   Steffen Soberg
  •   Luka Gracnar

Division I BEdit

The Division I B tournament was played in Donetsk, Ukraine, from 10 to 16 December 2012.[2]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Great Britain Placed 6th in Division I A last year and were relegated.
  Kazakhstan Placed 2nd in Division I B last year.
  Italy Placed 3rd in Division I B last year.
  Poland Placed 4th in Division I B last year.
  Croatia Placed 5th in Division I B last year.
  Ukraine Hosts, placed 1st in Division II A last year and were promoted.

OfficialsEdit

Final standingsEdit

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
  Poland 5 4 0 0 1 20 9 12
  Kazakhstan 5 3 1 0 1 16 9 11
  Italy 5 3 0 0 2 15 6 9
  Ukraine 5 2 1 1 1 8 7 9
  Great Britain 5 1 0 1 3 8 18 4
  Croatia 5 0 0 0 5 1 19 0
Promoted to the 2014 Division I A Relegated to the 2014 Division II A

ResultsEdit

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

10 December 2012
13:00
Poland  6–3
(2–1, 3–1, 1–1)
  KazakhstanIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 432
10 December 2012
16:30
Croatia  0–3
(0–0, 0–3, 0–0)
  ItalyIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 213
10 December 2012
20:00
Ukraine  2–1 GWS
(0–0, 1–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  Great BritainIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 1,618

12 December 2012
13:00
Kazakhstan  5–0
(0–0, 1–0, 4–0)
  CroatiaIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 341
12 December 2012
16:30
Great Britain  2–6
(2–1, 0–2, 0–3)
  PolandIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 234
12 December 2012
20:00
Italy  3–1
(0–1, 1–0, 2–0)
  UkraineIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 1,278

13 December 2012
13:00
Great Britain  4–0
(1–0, 0–0, 3–0)
  CroatiaIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 392
13 December 2012
16:30
Kazakhstan  2–1
(1–0, 0–0, 1–1)
  ItalyIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 248
13 December 2012
20:00
Ukraine  2–0
(0–0, 2–0, 0–0)
  PolandIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 1,310

15 December 2012
13:00
Italy  6–0
(0–0, 4–0, 2–0)
  Great BritainIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 715
15 December 2012
16:30
Poland  5–0
(2–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  CroatiaIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 634
15 December 2012
20:00
Kazakhstan  2–1 GWS
(0–0, 1–0, 0–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  UkraineIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 1,794

16 December 2012
12:00
Italy  2–3
(1–0, 1–1, 0–2)
  PolandIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 935
16 December 2012
15:30
Great Britain  1–4
(1–2, 0–0, 0–2)
  KazakhstanIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 614
15 December 2012
19:00
Croatia  1–2
(0–1, 0–0, 1–1)
  UkraineIce Palace Druzhba, Donetsk
Attendance: 1,971

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Kacper Guzik   Poland 5 8 3 11 +7 6
2 Filip Starzynski   Poland 5 2 6 8 +6 4
3 Adam Domogala   Poland 5 1 7 8 +6 0
4 Yesmukhanbet Tolepbergen   Kazakhstan 5 3 4 7 +5 4
5 Marcello Borghi   Italy 5 3 2 5 +3 4
5 Artyom Likhotnikov   Kazakhstan 5 3 2 5 +5 4
7 Damian Zarotynski   Poland 5 2 3 5 +3 4
8 Raphael Andergassen   Italy 5 2 2 4 +3 0
9 Nikita Mikhailis   Kazakhstan 5 1 3 4 +3 0
9 Ruslan Romashenko   Ukraine 5 1 3 4 +3 0

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Mykhailo Shevchuk   Ukraine 309:44 6 96.47 1.16 1
2 Valeri Sevidov   Kazakhstan 272:48 5 94.95 1.10 1
3 Martin Rabanser   Italy 297:51 6 94:69 1.21 2
4 David Zabolotny   Poland 299:08 9 93:33 1.81 1
5 Mate Tomljenovic   Croatia 299:03 19 91:85 3.81 0

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

Best players of each team selected by the coachesEdit

  •   Mate Tomljenovic
  •   Paul Swindlehurst
  •   Alex Trivellato
  •   Yesmukhanbet Tolepbergen
  •   Kacper Guzik
  •   Mykhailo Shevchuk

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit