1989 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

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1989 IIHF World U20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country  United States
Dates December 26 - January 4
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Soviet Union (8th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Czechoslovakia
Fourth place  Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28
Goals scored 254 (9.07 per match)
Scoring leader(s) United States Jeremy Roenick (16 points)
1988
1990

The 1989 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1989 WJHC) was the 13th edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was held in Anchorage, Alaska, United States. The Soviet Union won the gold medal, its eleventh, and ultimately final, championship. Sweden won silver, and Czechoslovakia the bronze.

Final standings[edit]

The 1989 tournament was a round-robin format, with the top three teams winning gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Gold medal icon.svg  Soviet Union 7 6 1 0 51 14 12
Silver medal icon.svg  Sweden 7 6 1 0 39 14 12
Bronze medal icon.svg  Czechoslovakia 7 4 2 1 36 19 9
4  Canada 7 4 2 1 31 23 9
5  United States 7 3 3 1 41 25 7
6  Finland 7 2 4 1 29 37 5
7  Norway 7 1 6 0 14 56 2
8  West Germany 7 0 7 0 13 66 0

West Germany was relegated to Pool B for 1990.

Results[edit]

December 26, 1988 Canada  7 – 1
 Norway Fire Lake
December 26, 1988 Sweden  5 – 3
 Czechoslovakia Anchorage
December 26, 1988 Soviet Union  15 – 0
 West Germany Anchorage
December 26, 1988 Finland  5 – 5
 United States Anchorage
December 27, 1988 Czechoslovakia  7 – 1
 Norway Anchorage
December 27, 1988 Soviet Union  4 – 2
 United States Anchorage
December 28, 1988 Canada  7 – 4
 West Germany Anchorage
December 28, 1988 Sweden  6 – 2
 Finland Anchorage
December 29, 1988 Canada  5 – 1
 United States Anchorage
December 29, 1988 Soviet Union  3 – 2
 Sweden Anchorage
December 29, 1988 Finland  9 – 3
 Norway Fire, Lake
December 29, 1988 Czechoslovakia  11 – 1
 West Germany Fire Lake
December 30, 1988 Soviet Union  10 – 0
 Norway Anchorage
December 30, 1988 United States  5 – 1
 Czechoslovakia Anchorage
December 31, 1988 Sweden  5 – 4
 Canada Anchorage
December 31, 1988 Finland  5 – 3
 West Germany Anchorage
January 1, 1989 Canada  2 – 2
 Czechoslovakia Anchorage
January 1, 1989 Soviet Union  9 – 3
 Finland Fire Lake
January 1, 1989 Sweden  9 – 1
 Norway Fire Lake
January 1, 1989 United States  15 – 3
 West Germany Anchorage
January 2, 1989 Czechoslovakia  5 – 3
 Soviet Union Anchorage
January 2, 1989 United States  12 – 4
 Norway Anchorage
January 3, 1989 Canada  4 – 3
 Finland Anchorage
January 3, 1989 Sweden  9 – 0
 West Germany Anchorage
January 4, 1989 Soviet Union  7 – 2
 Canada Anchorage
January 4, 1989 Norway  4 – 2
 West Germany Fire Lake
January 4, 1989 Czechoslovakia  7 – 2
 Finland Fire Lake
January 4, 1989 Sweden  3 – 1
 United States Anchorage

Leading scorers[edit]

  GP G A Pts PIM
United States Jeremy Roenick 8 8 16
United States Mike Modano 6 9 15
Soviet Union Pavel Bure 8 6 14
Soviet Union Alexander Mogilny 7 5 12
Czechoslovakia Josef Beránek 5 7 12
Soviet Union Sergei Fedorov 4 8 12

Tournament all-stars[edit]

Qualification for Pool B[edit]

Because Denmark had used an ineligible player in last year's Pool C, a special challenge was played with Italy (who had come second). The games were played in Canazei Italy.[1]

December 18, 1988 Denmark  4 – 3
 Italy
December 20, 1988 Denmark  2 – 1
 Italy

Pool B[edit]

Eight teams contested the second tier this year in Chamonix France from March 19 to 28. It was played in a simple round robin format, each team playing seven games.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Poland Switzerland Romania Japan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia France Denmark Netherlands
1  Poland 7 7 0 0 49 20 14 9 - 1 13 - 4 7 - 2 6 - 5 5 - 3 4 - 2 5 - 3
2   Switzerland 7 6 1 0 45 19 12 1 - 9 2 - 0 9 - 5 13 - 1 3 - 1 8 - 1 9 - 2
3  Romania 7 4 3 0 32 31 8 4 - 13 0 - 2 5 - 1 2 - 5 6 - 3 9 - 5 6 - 2
4  Japan 7 4 3 0 32 34 8 2 - 7 5 - 9 1 - 5 8 - 4 6 - 2 5 - 4 5 - 3
5  Yugoslavia 7 4 3 0 42 40 8 5 - 6 1 - 13 5 - 2 4 - 8 6 - 3 11 - 3 10 - 5
6  France 7 1 5 1 23 31 3 3 - 5 1 - 3 3 - 6 2 - 6 3 - 6 4 - 4 7 - 1
7  Denmark 7 1 5 1 25 42 3 2 - 4 1 - 8 5 - 9 4 - 5 3 - 11 4 - 4 6 - 1
8  Netherlands 7 0 7 0 17 48 0 3 - 5 2 - 9 2 - 6 3 - 5 5 - 10 1 - 7 1 - 6

Poland was promoted to Pool A and the Netherlands was relegated to Pool C for 1990.

Pool C[edit]

This five team tournament was a round robin played in Basingstoke Great Britain from March 16 to 22.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Austria Italy North Korea United Kingdom Bulgaria
1  Austria 4 3 0 1 21 14 7 2 - 2 7 - 5 5 - 2 7 - 5
2  Italy 4 2 0 2 22 14 6 2 - 2 7 - 4 6 - 6 7 - 2
3  North Korea 4 2 2 0 17 20 4 5 - 7 4 - 7 5 - 4 3 - 2
4  Great Britain 4 0 2 2 15 19 2 2 - 5 6 - 6 4 - 5 3 - 3
5  Bulgaria 4 0 3 1 12 20 1 5 - 7 2 - 7 2 - 3 3 - 3

Austria was promoted to Pool B for 1990.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.passionhockey.com/hockeyarchives/U-20_1989.htm