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Finland men's national junior ice hockey team

The Finnish men's national under 20 ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team in Finland. The team represents Finland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World U20 Championship.

Finland
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)FIN
AssociationFinnish Ice Hockey Association
General ManagerFinland Kimmo Oikarinen
Head coachFinland Jussi Ahokas
AssistantsFinland Tuomo Ruutu
Finland Olli Salo
Finland Jukka Varmanen
CaptainAarne Talvitie
Top scorerEsa Tikkanen (17)
Most pointsEsa Tikkanen (36)
IIHF codeFIN
First international
 Soviet Union 6 – 2 Finland 
(Leningrad, Soviet Union; December 27, 1973)
Biggest win
 Finland 19 – 1 Switzerland  
(Helsinki, Finland; March 27, 1979)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 9 – 2 Finland 
(Gävle, Sweden; January 2, 1993)
 Canada 8 – 1 Finland 
(Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States; December 27, 2004)
 Canada 8 – 1 Finland 
(Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; December 26, 2011)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances43 (first in 1974)
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svg Gold: (1987, 1998, 2014, 2016, 2019)
International record (W–L–T)
161–116–17
Medal record
IIHF World U20 Championship
Gold medal – first place 1987 Czechoslovakia Finland
Gold medal – first place 1998 Finland Finland
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sweden Finland
Gold medal – first place 2016 Finland Finland
Gold medal – first place 2019 Canada Finland
Silver medal – second place 1974 Soviet Union Finland
Silver medal – second place 1980 Finland Finland
Silver medal – second place 1981 West Germany Finland
Silver medal – second place 1984 Sweden Finland
Silver medal – second place 2001 Russia Finland
Bronze medal – third place 1982 USA/Canada Finland
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Soviet Union Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Czech Republic Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Canada Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Finland Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Canada Finland

Contents

WJC 2019 rosterEdit

World Junior Championship recordEdit

Year GP W L T GF GA Pts Rank
  1974 5 3 2 0 21 23 6 Won silver medal
  /   1975 5 1 3 1 10 14 3 5th place
  1976 4 1 3 0 12 14 2 4th place
  1977 7 4 3 0 35 29 8 4th place
  1978 6 3 2 1 45 25 7 6th place
  1979 6 2 4 0 20 19 4 4th place
  1980 5 4 1 0 29 8 8 Won silver medal
  1981 5 3 1 1 29 18 7 Won silver medal
  /   1982 7 5 2 0 47 29 10 Won bronze medal
  1983 7 3 4 0 35 29 6 6th place
  1984 7 6 1 0 44 21 12 Won silver medal
  1985 7 4 1 2 42 20 9 4th place
  1986 7 3 4 0 31 23 6 6th place
  1987 7 5 1 1 45 23 11 Won gold medal
  1988 7 5 1 1 36 20 11 Won bronze medal
  1989 7 2 4 1 29 37 5 6th place
  1990 7 4 2 1 32 21 9 4th place
  1991 7 3 3 1 35 30 7 5th place
  1992 7 3 3 1 22 21 7 4th place
  1993 7 3 3 1 31 20 7 5th place
  1994 7 4 3 0 27 24 8 4th place
  1995 7 3 3 1 29 26 7 4th place
  1996 6 2 4 0 23 24 4 6th place
  1997 6 4 2 0 26 18 8 5th place
  1998 7 6 0 1 35 13 13 Won gold medal
  1999 6 3 3 0 25 20 6 5th place
  2000 7 2 4 1 20 19 5 7th place
  2001 7 5 1 1 22 10 11 Won silver medal
  2002 7 5 2+ 0 23 9 10 Won bronze medal
  2003 7 4 2 1 22 15 9 Won bronze medal
  2004 7 5 2 0 26 12 10 Won bronze medal
  2005 6 3* 3 0 14 21 6 5th place
  2006 7 4* 3 0 24 19 8 Won bronze medal
  2007 6 2 4 0 18 23 6 6th place
  2008 6 2† 4 0 19 24 5 6th place
  2009 6 3 3^ 0 20 14 10 7th place
  2010 6 3 3 0 21 22 9 5th place
  2011 6 3 3+ 0 22 11 12 6th place
  2012 7 5 2+ 0 29 22 13 4th place
  2013 6 4† 2 0 34 19 11 7th place
  2014 7 5* 2^ 0 27 17 15 Won gold medal
  2015 5 1 4^ 0 8 14 4 7th place
  2016 7 6* 1 0 35 22 17 Won gold medal
  2017 6 3 3 0 12 10 9 9th place
  2018 5 2 3+ 0 18 16 7 6th place
  2019 7 5* 2 0 23 11 14 Won gold medal
  2020 -

† Includes one win in extra time (in the preliminary round)
^ Includes one loss in extra time (in the preliminary round)
* Includes one win in extra time (in the playoff round)
+ Includes one loss in extra time (in the playoff round)

Head coaches (WJC)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Finland Roster". IIHF. Retrieved 28 December 2018.

External linksEdit