2020 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division I

The 2020 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division I consisted of two tiered groups of six teams each: the second-tier Division IA and the third-tier Division IB. For each tier's tournament, the team which placed first was promoted to the next highest division, while the team which placed last was relegated to a lower division.

2020 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I
Tournament details
Host countries Belarus
 Ukraine
Dates9–15 December 2019 (Group A)
12–18 December 2019 (Group B)
Teams12
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
2019
2021

To be eligible as a junior player in these tournaments, a player cannot be born earlier than 2000.

Division I AEdit

2020 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I A
 
Tournament details
Host country  Belarus
Dates9–15 December 2019
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored79 (5.27 per match)
Attendance47,412 (3,161 per match)
Scoring leader(s)  Benjamin Baumgartner
(11 points)

The Division I A tournament was played in Minsk, Belarus, from 9 to 15 December 2019.[1]

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
  Denmark placed 10th in 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
  Latvia placed 4th in Division I A last year
  Austria placed 5th in Division I A last year
  Slovenia placed 1st in Division I B last year and were promoted

Match officialsEdit

Four referees and 7 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[2]

StandingsEdit

Division IA Venue
Minsk
Čyžoŭka-Arena
Capacity: 8,807
 


Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Austria 5 4 0 0 1 18 10 +8 12 Promoted to Top Division
2   Latvia 5 3 1 0 1 18 5 +13 11[a]
3   Belarus (H) 5 3 0 2 0 19 12 +7 11[a]
4   Norway 5 1 2 0 2 12 11 +1 7
5   Denmark 5 0 1 1 3 6 16 −10 3
6   Slovenia 5 0 0 1 4 6 25 −19 1 Relegation to Division I B
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best-ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Latvia 3–2 (OT) Belarus

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+3).

9 December 2019
12:30
Norway  6–2
(1–0, 5–2, 0–0)
  SloveniaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,512
9 December 2019
16:00
Denmark  0–3
(0–1, 0–1, 0–1)
  LatviaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,341
9 December 2019
19:30
Belarus  4–3
(2–3, 1–0, 1–0)
  AustriaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 5,546

10 December 2019
12:30
Slovenia  1–2 OT
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
  DenmarkČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,348
10 December 2019
16:30
Austria  5–2
(1–2, 0–0, 4–0)
  NorwayČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,542
10 December 2019
19:30
Latvia  3–2 OT
(0–1, 0–0, 2–1)
(OT: 1–0)
  BelarusČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 6,541

12 December 2019
12:30
Slovenia  1–9
(0–5, 1–1, 0–3)
  LatviaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,314
12 December 2019
16:00
Denmark  2–4
(1–1, 1–2, 0–1)
  AustriaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,359
12 December 2019
19:30
Belarus  2–3 OT
(0–2, 1–0, 1–0)
(OT: 0–1)
  NorwayČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 6,888

13 December 2019
12:30
Latvia  1–2
(1–1, 0–1, 0–0)
  AustriaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,582
13 December 2019
16:00
Norway  1–0 GWS
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  DenmarkČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,593
13 December 2019
19:30
Belarus  4–1
(0–0, 1–0, 3–1)
  SloveniaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 6,318

15 December 2019
12:30
Austria  4–1
(2–0, 0–0, 2–1)
  SloveniaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,491
15 December 2019
16:00
Norway  0–2
(0–0, 0–1, 0–1)
  LatviaČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 2,035
15 December 2019
19:30
Denmark  2–7
(0–4, 0–1, 2–2)
  BelarusČyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 7,002

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/– PIM
1 Benjamin Baumgartner   Austria 5 5 6 11 +10 10
2 Paul Huber   Austria 5 4 4 8 +8 0
3 Jānis Švanenbergs   Latvia 5 3 5 8 +7 6
4 Aliaksei Protas   Belarus 5 4 3 7 +3 6
5 Yevgeni Oxentyuk   Belarus 5 1 6 7 +4 6
6 Senna Peeters   Austria 5 3 3 6 +9 4
7 Ričards Grīnbergs   Latvia 5 1 5 6 +8 6
8 Phillip Schultz   Denmark 5 2 3 5 0 8
9 Patriks Zabusovs   Latvia 5 3 1 4 +6 2
10 Deniss Fjodorovs   Latvia 4 2 2 4 +3 22

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes
Source: IIHF.com

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Henrik Fayen Vestavik   Norway 184:37 4 95.40 1.30 1
2 Jānis Voris   Latvia 278:56 5 93.90 1.08 2
3 Alexei Kolosov   Belarus 161:25 4 92.98 1.49 0
4 Alexander Schmidt   Austria 299:50 10 92.65 2.00 0
5 Val Usnik   Slovenia 189:43 13 90.65 4.11 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

Source: IIHF.com

Division I BEdit

2020 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I B
 
Tournament details
Host country  Ukraine
Dates12–18 December 2019
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored121 (8.07 per match)
Attendance35,295 (2,353 per match)
Scoring leader(s)  Jakub Lewandowski
(13 points)

The Division I B tournament was played in Kyiv, Ukraine, from 12 to 18 December 2019.[3]

ParticipantsEdit

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

Match officialsEdit

4 referees and 7 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[4]

StandingsEdit

Division IB Venue
Kyiv
Palace of Sports
Capacity: 7,000
 


Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1   Hungary 5 5 0 0 0 29 16 +13 15 Promoted to Division I A
2   France 5 4 0 0 1 22 7 +15 12
3   Ukraine (H) 5 2 1 0 2 14 12 +2 8
4   Poland 5 2 0 0 3 29 26 +3 6
5   Estonia 5 1 0 0 4 14 27 −13 3
6   Italy 5 0 0 1 4 13 33 −20 1 Relegation to Division II A
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best-ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+2).

12 December 2019
13:00
Italy  3–15
(1–3, 1–8, 1–4)
  PolandPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 330
12 December 2019
16:30
Estonia  1–6
(0–2, 1–1, 0–3)
  FrancePalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 567
12 December 2019
20:00
Ukraine  1–5
(0–1, 1–3, 0–1)
  HungaryPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,567

14 December 2019
13:00
Hungary  4–2
(1–0, 1–2, 2–0)
  EstoniaPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,470
14 December 2019
16:30
France  4–1
(0–0, 1–1, 3–0)
  ItalyPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 2,134
14 December 2019
20:00
Poland  0–3
(0–1, 0–0, 0–2)
  UkrainePalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 5,450

15 December 2019
13:00
Estonia  5–4
(0–3, 3–1, 2–0)
  ItalyPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,587
15 December 2019
16:30
Poland  7–10
(3–4, 2–5, 2–1)
  HungaryPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 2,124
15 December 2019
20:00
France  3–1
(2–1, 0–0, 1–0)
  UkrainePalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,098

17 December 2019
13:00
Hungary  3–2
(2–0, 1–1, 0–1)
  FrancePalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 698
17 December 2019
16:30
Poland  6–3
(2–1, 1–2, 3–0)
  EstoniaPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,498
17 December 2019
20:00
Italy  1–2 GWS
(1–1, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
  UkrainePalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,587

18 December 2019
13:00
France  7–1
(1–0, 2–0, 4–1)
  PolandPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 453
18 December 2019
16:30
Hungary  7–4
(3–1, 2–2, 2–1)
  ItalyPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,342
18 December 2019
20:00
Ukraine  7–3
(2–2, 4–0, 1–1)
  EstoniaPalace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,390

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/– PIM
1 Jakub Lewandowski   Poland 5 5 8 13 +7 4
2 Kamil Wałęga   Poland 5 6 5 11 +1 12
3 Nátán Vértes   Hungary 5 6 4 10 +6 8
4 Pierrick Dubé   France 5 5 4 9 +7 8
4 Levente Keresztes   Hungary 5 5 4 9 +3 0
6 Marcell Révész   Hungary 5 4 5 9 +6 12
7 Bence Páterka   Hungary 5 1 8 9 +5 2
8 Kirill Lodeikin   Estonia 5 7 1 8 –3 6
9 Dylan Fabre   France 5 3 5 8 +7 0
10 Antonin Plagnat   France 5 2 6 8 +8 0

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes
Source: IIHF.com

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Valentin Duquenne   France 240:00 6 92.21 1.50 0
2 Dominik Horváth   Hungary 180:00 8 91.67 2.67 0
3 Artur Ohandzhanyan   Ukraine 303:49 12 90.98 2.37 1
4 Mark Teor   Estonia 182:02 10 90.29 3.30 0
5 Levente Márkus   Hungary 120:00 8 85.45 4.00 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

Source: IIHF.com

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IIHF Ice hockey U20 World Championship Div I Group A – Competition schedule" (PDF). IIHF. 26 September 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  2. ^ "IIHF Ice hockey U20 World Championship Div I Group A – Competition officials" (PDF). IIHF. 20 November 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  3. ^ "IIHF Ice hockey U20 World Championship Div I Group B – Competition schedule" (PDF). IIHF. 26 September 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  4. ^ "IIHF Ice hockey U20 World Championship Div I Group B – Competition officials" (PDF). IIHF. 20 November 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2019.

External linksEdit