1995 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

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1995 IIHF World U20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Canada
Dates December 26 - January 4
Teams 8
Venue(s) 13 (in 13 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (8th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Sweden
Fourth place  Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28
Goals scored 247 (8.82 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Canada Marty Murray & Canada Jason Allison (15 points)
1994
1996

The 1995 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1995 WJHC) was the 18th edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was hosted in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada with games held throughout central Alberta. The host Canadians won their third straight gold medal, and its eighth overall, while Russia won silver, and Sweden the Bronze

Final standings[edit]

The 1995 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
1st  Canada 7 7 0 0 49 22 14
2nd  Russia 7 5 2 0 36 24 10
3rd  Sweden 7 4 2 1 35 21 9
4  Finland 7 3 3 1 29 26 7
5  United States 7 3 4 0 28 33 6
6  Czech Republic 7 3 4 0 43 26 6
7  Germany 7 1 6 0 17 55 2
8  Ukraine 7 1 6 0 12 42 2

No team was relegated to Pool B as the tournament expanded to ten teams for 1996.

Results[edit]

December 26, 1994  Canada 7 – 1
 Ukraine Red Deer
December 26, 1994  Sweden 10 – 2
 Germany Leduc
December 26, 1994  Czech Republic 3 – 0
 Finland Spruce Grove
December 26, 1994  United States 4 – 3
 Russia Innisfail
December 27, 1994  Canada 9 – 1
 Germany Red Deer
December 27, 1994  Russia 4 – 3
 Czech Republic Stettler
December 27, 1994  Finland 6 – 2
 Ukraine Rocky Mountain House
December 27, 1994  Sweden 4 – 2
 United States Red Deer
December 29, 1994  Canada 8 – 3
 United States Red Deer
December 29, 1994  Sweden 4 – 3
 Czech Republic Red Deer
December 29, 1994  Russia 4 – 2
 Ukraine Edmonton
December 29, 1994  Finland 7 – 1
 Germany Wetaskiwin
December 30, 1994  Canada 7 – 5
 Czech Republic Calgary
December 30, 1994  Sweden 7 – 1
 Ukraine Sherwood Park
December 30, 1994  Russia 8 – 1
 Germany Lacombe
December 30, 1994  Finland 7 – 5
 United States Red Deer
January 1, 1995  Canada 6 – 4
 Finland Edmonton
January 1, 1995  Russia 6 – 4
 Sweden Calgary
January 1, 1995  Czech Republic 10 – 1
 Ukraine Red Deer
January 1, 1995  United States 5 – 3
 Germany Edmonton
January 2, 1995  Canada 8 – 5
 Russia Red Deer
January 2, 1995  Finland 3 – 3
 Sweden Calgary
January 2, 1995  Czech Republic 14 – 3
 Germany Red Deer
January 2, 1995  Ukraine 3 – 2
 United States Camrose
January 4, 1995  Canada 4 – 3
 Sweden Red Deer
January 4, 1995  Russia 6 – 2
 Finland Red Deer
January 4, 1995  Germany 6 – 2
 Ukraine Stettler
January 4, 1995  United States 7 – 5
 Czech Republic Ponoka

Leading scorers[edit]

  GP G A Pts PIM
Canada Marty Murray 6 9 15
Canada Jason Allison 3 12 15
Canada Bryan McCabe 3 9 12
Germany Alixander Serikow 2 9 11

Tournament all-stars[edit]

Pool B[edit]

Eight teams contested the second tier this year in Caen, Rouen, Le Havre, and Louviers France from December 27 to January 5. It was played in a simple round robin format, each team playing seven games. Two teams were promoted, no team was relegated because of the expansion of the top tier.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Switzerland Slovakia Poland France Norway Austria Japan Italy
1  Switzerland 7 5 0 2 40 12 12 3 - 1 4 - 4 4 - 1 4 - 4 6 - 1 11 - 1 8 - 0
2  Slovakia 7 5 2 0 33 16 10 1 - 3 4 - 2 6 - 1 4 - 1 8 - 2 7 - 3 3 - 4
3  Poland 7 4 2 1 26 22 9 4 - 4 2 - 4 0 - 6 5 - 4 4 - 1 6 - 0 5 - 3
4  France 7 4 3 0 24 15 8 1 - 4 1 - 6 6 - 0 1 - 2 3 - 0 6 - 3 6 - 0
5  Norway 7 3 3 1 27 26 7 4 - 4 1 - 4 4 - 5 2 - 1 2 - 7 9 - 1 5 - 4
6  Austria 7 2 4 1 20 31 5 1 - 6 2 - 8 1 - 4 0 - 3 7 - 2 4 - 4 5 - 4
7  Japan 7 1 5 1 17 44 3 1 - 11 3 - 7 0 - 6 3 - 6 1 - 9 4 - 4 5 - 1
8  Italy 7 1 6 0 16 37 2 0 - 8 4 - 3 3 - 5 0 - 6 4 - 5 4 - 5 1 - 5

 Switzerland and  Slovakia were promoted to Pool A for 1996.

Qualification for Pool C1[edit]

This would be the final year for a pre-tournament qualification. The winner of this tournament would participate in the C1 pool, second and third would participate in C2. It was played from September 3 to 5, in Minsk, Belarus.[1]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Belarus Kazakhstan Slovenia
 Belarus 2 2 0 0 13 5 4 8 - 4 5 - 1
 Kazakhstan 2 1 1 0 15 8 2 4 - 8 11 - 0
 Slovenia 2 0 2 0 1 16 0 1 - 5 0 - 11

Pool C1[edit]

Eight teams were divided into two round robin groups, with placement games to follow (1st played 1st, etc.). Because there were to be two teams promoted, each group winner secured promotion before the placement games. The tournament took place from December 29 to January 3, in Puigcerda Spain.

Preliminary Round[edit]

Group A
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Hungary Belarus Romania United Kingdom
 Hungary 3 3 0 0 22 3 6 5 - 2 11 - 0 6 - 1
 Belarus 3 2 1 0 13 9 4 2 - 5 3 - 2 8 - 2
 Romania 3 1 2 0 6 17 2 0 - 11 2 - 3 4 - 3
 Great Britain 3 0 3 0 6 18 0 1 - 6 2 - 8 3 - 4

 Hungary was promoted to Pool B for 1996.

Group B
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Latvia Denmark Spain Netherlands
 Latvia 3 3 0 0 29 6 6 7 - 5 9 - 0 13 - 1
 Denmark 3 2 1 0 15 11 4 5 - 7 5 - 2 5 - 2
 Spain 3 1 2 0 6 17 2 0 - 9 2 - 5 4 - 3
 Netherlands 3 0 3 0 6 22 0 1 - 13 2 - 5 3 - 4

 Latvia was promoted to Pool B for 1996.

Placement Games[edit]

Pool C2[edit]

Six teams played a round robin, with the top two gain promotion for the following year's Pool C, the remaining teams would be placed in Pool D. It was played from December 31 to January 6, in Tallinn Estonia.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Kazakhstan Slovenia Estonia Lithuania Croatia Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1  Kazakhstan 5 3 0 2 47 10 8 3 - 3 13 - 1 11 - 2 2 - 2 18 - 2
2  Slovenia 5 3 0 2 40 15 8 3 - 3 3 - 3 9 - 3 8 - 2 17 - 4
3  Estonia 5 2 1 2 24 25 6 1 - 13 3 - 3 6 - 4 2 - 2 12 - 3
4  Lithuania 5 2 3 0 29 30 4 2 - 11 3 - 9 4 - 6 7 - 2 13 - 2
5  Croatia 5 0 2 3 10 21 3 2 - 2 2 - 8 2 - 2 2 - 7 2 - 2
6  Yugoslavia 5 0 4 1 13 62 1 2 - 18 4 - 17 3 - 12 2 - 13 2 - 2

 Kazakhstan and  Slovenia were promoted to Pool C for 1996.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.passionhockey.com/hockeyarchives/U-20_1995.htm