2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division I

The 2015 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. The winners of Division I B, Kazakhstan, were promoted to the 2016 Division I A and the winners of Division I A, Belarus, were promoted to the 2016 top division. Divisions I A and I B represent the second and the third tier of the IIHF World U20 Championship.

2015 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I
2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division I.png
Tournament details
Host countries Italy
 Hungary
Dates14 – 20 December 2014
Teams12
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2014
2016

Division I AEdit

The Division I A tournament was played in Asiago, Italy, from 14 to 20 December 2014.[1]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Norway placed 10th in the Top Division last year and were relegated
  Latvia placed 2nd in Division I A last year
  Belarus placed 3rd in Division I A last year
  Austria placed 4th in Division I A last year
  Slovenia placed 5th in Division I A last year
  Italy hosts, placed 1st in Division I B last year and were promoted

Final standingsEdit

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Belarus 5 4 1 0 0 22 9 +13 14
  Norway 5 2 2 0 1 16 11 +5 10
  Latvia 5 2 0 1 2 15 11 +4 7
  Italy 5 1 1 0 3 16 22 −6 5
  Austria 5 1 0 2 2 21 27 −6 5
  Slovenia 5 1 0 1 3 17 27 −10 4
Promoted to the 2016 Top Division Relegated to the 2016 Division I B

ResultsEdit

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

14 December 2014
13:30
Slovenia  1–6
(0–3, 1–1, 0–2)
  BelarusPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 300
14 December 2014
17:00
Austria  1–5
(1–1, 0–0, 0–4)
  LatviaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 550
14 December 2014
20:30
Italy  0–3
(0–1, 0–2, 0–0)
  NorwayPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 860

15 December 2014
13:30
Norway  9–5
(3–2, 3–1, 3–2)
  AustriaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 300
15 December 2014
17:00
Latvia  7–3
(1–1, 3–2, 3–0)
  SloveniaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 150
15 December 2014
20:30
Belarus  4–2
(2–0, 1–1, 1–1)
  ItalyPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 450

17 December 2014
12:00
Latvia  1–2
(0–1, 0–0, 1–1)
  BelarusPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 350
17 December 2014
17:00
Norway  2–1 GWS
(0–0, 1–0, 0–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 2–1)
  SloveniaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 400
17 December 2014
20:30
Italy  5–4 OT
(0–1, 1–3, 3–0)
(OT: 1–0)
  AustriaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 900

18 December 2014
13:30
Austria  7–3
(3–0, 3–1, 1–2)
  SloveniaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 300
18 December 2014
17:00
Belarus  5–1
(3–0, 1–0, 1–1)
  NorwayPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 350
18 December 2014
20:30
Latvia  2–4
(1–1, 0–2, 1–1)
  ItalyPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 600

20 December 2014
13:30
Norway  1–0 GWS
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  LatviaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 350
20 December 2014
17:00
Belarus  5–4 OT
(1–3, 1–0, 2–1)
(OT: 1–0)
  AustriaPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 450
20 December 2014
20:30
Slovenia  9–5
(6–2, 1–2, 2–1)
  ItalyPala Odegar, Asiago
Attendance: 1100

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Dmitri Ambrozheichik   Belarus 5 4 8 12 +3 0
2 Artur Buinitski   Belarus 5 8 3 11 +2 0
3 Ludvig Hoff   Norway 4 2 6 8 +1 31
4 Mario Huber   Austria 5 2 6 8 +4 2
5 Marco Richter   Austria 5 4 3 7 +4 0
6 Lukas Haudum   Austria 5 3 4 7 +2 12
7 Giovanni Morini   Italy 5 2 5 7 +1 2
8 Markus Soberg   Norway 4 3 3 6 +2 2
9 Maximilian Reiginger   Austria 5 3 3 6 +1 8
10 Riccardo Lacedelli   Italy 5 4 1 5 +3 0
10 Mattias Norstebo   Norway 5 4 1 5 0 2

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Theodor Hestnes   Norway 159:28 2 96.49 0.75 1
2 Maxim Gorodetski   Belarus 140:00 3 93.62 1.29 0
3 Matiss Kivlenieks   Latvia 240:33 7 92.78 1.75 0
4 Daniel Morandell   Italy 234:52 16 87.88 4.09 0
5 Stefan Muller   Austria 142:48 13 86.46 5.46 0

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

Division I BEdit

The Division I B tournament was played in Dunaújváros, Hungary, from 14 to 20 December 2014.[2]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Poland placed 6th in Division I A last year and were relegated
  Kazakhstan placed 2nd in Division I B last year
  France placed 3rd in Division I B last year
  Ukraine placed 4th in Division I B last year
  Japan placed 5th in Division I B last year
  Hungary hosts, placed 1st in Division II A last year and were promoted

Final standingsEdit

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
  Kazakhstan 5 5 0 0 0 23 9 +14 15
  Ukraine 5 2 1 0 2 10 11 −1 8
  Poland 5 2 0 1 2 13 15 −2 7
  France 5 2 0 1 2 11 13 −2 7
  Japan 5 1 1 0 3 15 17 −2 5
  Hungary 5 0 1 1 3 9 16 −7 3
Promoted to the 2016 Division I A Relegated to the 2016 Division II A

ResultsEdit

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

14 December 2014
13:00
Japan  3–2 GWS
(0–1, 1–0, 1–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  FranceDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 50
14 December 2014
16:30
Hungary  1–0 GWS
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 3–2)
  PolandDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 850
14 December 2014
20:00
Ukraine  1–5
(0–0, 1–4, 0–1)
  KazakhstanDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 50

15 December 2014
13:00
Poland  1–2
(1–0, 0–1, 0–1)
  UkraineDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 50
15 December 2014
16:30
France  4–3
(0–1, 2–2, 2–0)
  HungaryDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 700
15 December 2014
20:00
Kazakhstan  6–3
(1–0, 3–2, 2–1)
  JapanDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros

17 December 2014
13:00
Kazakhstan  3–1
(1–0, 1–1, 1–0)
  FranceDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 50
17 December 2014
16:30
Hungary  3–4 GWS
(2–1, 1–1, 0–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–2)
  UkraineDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 500
17 December 2014
20:00
Poland  5–3
(0–0, 0–1, 5–2)
  JapanDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 50

18 December 2014
13:00
Ukraine  3–1
(0–0, 2–1, 1–0)
  JapanDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 50
18 December 2014
16:30
Kazakhstan  3–1
(1–0, 0–1, 2–0)
  HungaryDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 650
18 December 2014
20:00
France  3–4
(1–1, 0–1, 2–2)
  PolandDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 80

20 December 2014
13:00
Poland  3–6
(1–2, 2–2, 0–2)
  KazakhstanDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 50
20 December 2014
16:30
Japan  5–1
(1–0, 1–1, 3–0)
  HungaryDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 1000
20 December 2014
20:00
France  1–0
(0–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  UkraineDunaújváros Jégcsarnok, Dunaújváros
Attendance: 120

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Nikita Mikhailis   Kazakhstan 5 5 6 11 +9 0
2 Arkadi Shestakov   Kazakhstan 5 6 3 9 +9 4
3 Yushiroh Hirano   Japan 5 6 2 8 +5 4
4 Kirill Savistski   Kazakhstan 4 4 3 7 +5 2
5 Patryk Wronka   Poland 5 2 5 7 +3 2
6 Peter Vincze   Hungary 5 4 2 6 +1 4
6 Bartosz Fraszko   Poland 5 4 2 6 +4 0
6 Guillaume Leclerc   France 5 4 2 6 +2 2
9 Radoslaw Sawicki   Poland 5 3 3 6 +3 2
10 Yevgeni Korolinski   Kazakhstan 5 2 3 5 +5 2
10 Sergi Kuzmyk   Ukraine 5 2 3 5 +2 4

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Eduard Zakharchenko   Ukraine 304:12 11 94.74 2.17 0
2 Yuri Volosenko   Kazakhstan 240:00 6 94.64 1.50 0
3 Michael Luba   Poland 304:25 15 93.30 2.96 0
4 Victor Goy   France 243:01 10 92.54 2.47 1
5 Shun Furukawa   Japan 269:29 13 91.10 2.89 0

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit