2020 IIHF World U18 Championships

The 2020 IIHF World U18 Championship would have been the 22nd such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Teams would have participated at several levels of competition. The competition also would have served as qualifications for the 2021 competition. The division II and III tournaments were cancelled by IIHF on 2 March 2020.[1] The top division and division I tournaments were cancelled by the IIHF on 13 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic[2]

2020 IIHF U18 World Championship
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Tournament details
Host country United States
Dates16–26 April (cancelled)
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2019
2021

Top DivisionEdit

The tournament was to be held from 16 to 26 April 2020 in Plymouth and Ann Arbor, United States, but was cancelled by the IIHF.[3][4]

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC–4).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Belarus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to Quarterfinals
2   Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5    Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to Relegation
First match(es) will be played on 16 April 2020. Source:[citation needed]
16 April 2020
15:00
Switzerland   Cancelled  LatviaAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor
16 April 2020
19:00
Sweden  Cancelled  BelarusAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor

17 April 2020
15:00
Belarus  Cancelled   SwitzerlandAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor
17 April 2020
19:00
Sweden  Cancelled  CanadaAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor

18 April 2020
19:00
Canada  Cancelled  LatviaAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor

19 April 2020
15:00
Switzerland   Cancelled  SwedenAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor
19 April 2020
19:00
Latvia  Cancelled  BelarusAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor

20 April 2020
19:00
Canada  Cancelled   SwitzerlandAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor

21 April 2020
15:00
Latvia  Cancelled  SwedenAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor
21 April 2020
19:00
Belarus  Cancelled  CanadaAnn Arbor Ice Cube, Ann Arbor

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to Quarterfinals
2   Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Finland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   United States (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advance to Relegation
First match(es) will be played on 16 April 2020. Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host
16 April 2020
15:00
Czech Republic  Cancelled  GermanyUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
16 April 2020
19:00
Russia  Cancelled  United StatesUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth

17 April 2020
15:00
Russia  Cancelled  FinlandUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
17 April 2020
19:00
Germany  Cancelled  United StatesUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth

18 April 2020
19:00
Finland  Cancelled  Czech RepublicUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth

19 April 2020
15:00
United States  Cancelled  Czech RepublicUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
19 April 2020
19:00
Germany  Cancelled  RussiaUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth

20 April 2020
19:00
Finland  Cancelled  GermanyUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth

21 April 2020
15:00
Czech Republic  Cancelled  RussiaUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth
21 April 2020
19:00
United States  Cancelled  FinlandUSA Hockey Arena, Plymouth

Division IEdit

Group AEdit

The tournament was to be held in Spišská Nová Ves, Slovakia from 13 to 19 April 2020, but was cancelled by the IIHF.

Group BEdit

The tournament was to be held in Asiago, Italy from 12 to 18 April 2020, but was cancelled by the IIHF.[4]

Division IIEdit

Group AEdit

The tournament was to be held in Tallinn, Estonia from 22 to 28 March 2020,[4] but was cancelled by the IIHF.

Group BEdit

The tournament was to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 23 to 29 March 2020, but was cancelled by the IIHF.

Division IIIEdit

Group AEdit

The tournament was to be held in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 22 March 2020,[4] but was cancelled by the IIHF.

Group BEdit

The tournament was to be held in Kockelscheuer, Luxembourg from 29 March to 4 April 2020,[4] but was cancelled by the IIHF.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Steiss, Adam (2 March 2020). "IIHF cancels March tournaments". IIHF International Ice Hockey Federation.
  2. ^ Steiss, Adam. "IIHF cancels U18 Worlds". iihf.com. IIHF. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Tournaments for 2020 assigned". IIHF. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e "World Championships – World Men U18". IIHF. Retrieved 30 August 2019.