2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I

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2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I
Tournament details
Host countries  Slovenia
 Poland
Dates 3–9 April 2005
2–8 April 2005
Teams 12
2004
2006

The 2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I were a pair of international under-18 ice hockey tournaments run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Division I tournaments made up the second level of competition at the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships. The Group A tournament took place between 3 April and 9 April 2005 in Maribor, Slovenia and the Group B tournament took place between 2 April and 8 April 2005 in Sosnowiec, Poland. Belarus and Norway won the Group A and Group B tournaments respectively and gained promotion to the Championship Division for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. While Great Britain finished last in Group A and Italy last in Group B and were both relegated to Division II for 2006.

Group A tournament[edit]

The Group A tournament began on 3 April 2005 in Maribor, Slovenia.[1] Austria, France, Kazakhstan, and Slovenia all returned to compete in this years Division I tournament after missing promotion to the Championship Division at the previous years World Championships.[2][3] Great Britain gained promotion to Division I after finishing first in last years Division II Group B tournament and Belarus was relegated from the Championship Division after failing to survive the relegation round at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship.[4][5]

Belarus won the tournament after winning four of their five games, finishing first in the group standings and gained promotion to the Championship Division for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. Slovenia finished in second place and Kazakhstan finished third after only losing to Belarus and Slovenia.[1] Great Britain finished in last place, managing only to win one game and lose the other four and were relegated back to Division II for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships.[1] Anze Kopitar of Slovenia finished as the top scorer of the tournament with eleven points including six goals and five assists.[6] France's Mickael Gasnier and Belarus' Dzmitry Zhurauski finished as the tournaments leading goaltenders with a save percentage of 90.57.[7]

Standings[edit]

Promoted to the Championship Division for 2006
Relegated to Division II for 2006
Rk Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
1  Belarus 5 4 0 1 23 10 +13 8
2  Slovenia 5 3 0 2 22 14 +8 6
3  Kazakhstan 5 3 0 2 19 14 +5 6
4  France 5 2 0 3 11 14 –3 4
5  Austria 5 2 0 3 15 25 –10 4
6  Great Britain 5 1 0 4 10 23 –13 2

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

3 April 2005
13:00
Great Britain  0 – 5 (forfeit)
 Belarus Ledna dvorana TABOR
3 April 2005
16:30
France  4 – 1
(1–0, 3–1, 0–0)
 Austria Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 413
3 April 2005
20:00
Kazakhstan  3 – 5
(1–1, 0–3, 2–1)
 Slovenia Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 653
4 April 2005
13:00
Austria  5 – 4
(1–2, 0–0, 4–2)
 Great Britain Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 392
4 April 2005
16:30
Belarus  3 – 2
(1–0, 0–0, 2–2)
 Kazakhstan Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 402
4 April 2005
20:00
Slovenia  4 – 1
(3–1, 0–0, 1–0)
 France Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 812
6 April 2005
13:00
Belarus  2 – 3
(0–0, 0–3, 2–0)
 France Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 413
6 April 2005
16:30
Great Britain  2 – 4
(1–0, 1–2, 0–2)
 Kazakhstan Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 405
6 April 2005
20:00
Slovenia  3 – 4
(2–0, 1–2, 0–2)
 Austria Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 877
7 April 2005
13:00
Kazakhstan  4 – 1
(0–1, 1–0, 3–0)
 France Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 390
7 April 2005
16:30
Austria  2 – 8
(0–1, 0–3, 2–4)
 Belarus Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 435
7 April 2005
20:00
Slovenia  7 – 1
(2–1, 2–0, 3–0)
 Great Britain Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 820
9 April 2005
13:00
Austria  3 – 6
(1–2, 1–3, 1–1)
 Kazakhstan Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 415
9 April 2005
16:30
France  2 – 3
(0–1, 1–1, 1–1)
 Great Britain Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 456
9 April 2005
20:00
Belarus  5 – 3
(2–0, 2–2, 1–1)
 Slovenia Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 822

Scoring leaders[edit]

Anže Kopitar scored six goals and five assists to finish first in scoring.

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.[6]

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM POS
Slovenia Kopitar, AnžeAnže Kopitar 5 6 5 11 –1 14 F
Kazakhstan Tron, SergeySergey Tron 5 3 5 8 +5 4 F
Slovenia Zbontar, KlemenKlemen Zbontar 5 3 5 8 –1 6 F
Austria Rotter, RafaelRafael Rotter 5 3 4 7 0 6 F
Belarus Kostitsyn, SergeiSergei Kostitsyn 4 1 5 6 +5 4 F
Austria Grabner, MichaelMichael Grabner 4 4 1 5 0 29 F
Austria Schlacher, MarkusMarkus Schlacher 5 3 2 5 0 0 F
Belarus Chtchourko, AlexandreAlexandre Chtchourko 4 2 3 5 +6 0 F
Slovenia Modic, MaticMatic Modic 5 2 3 5 –2 0 F
Belarus Abakunchyk, AliaksandrAliaksandr Abakunchyk 4 2 3 5 +5 8 F

Leading goaltenders[edit]

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have at least played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.[7]

Player MIP SOG GA GAA SVS% SO
France Gasnier, MickaelMickael Gasnier 238:36 106 10 2.51 90.57 0
Belarus Zhurauski, DzmitryDzmitry Zhurauski 236:52 106 10 2.53 90.57 0
Slovenia Sila, AlesAles Sila 298:52 127 13 2.61 89.76 0
Kazakhstan Khudyakov, SergeySergey Khudyakov 295:10 116 12 2.44 89.66 0
United Kingdom Dollin, JoeJoe Dollin 164:28 98 14 5.11 85.71 0

Group B tournament[edit]

The Group B tournament began on 2 April 2005 in Sosnowiec, Poland.[8] Italy, Japan, Latvia and Poland all returned to compete in this years Division I tournament after missing promotion to the Championship Division at the previous years World Championships.[2][3] Ukraine gained promotion to Division I after finishing first in last years Division II Group A tournament and Norway was relegated from the Championship Division after failing to survive the relegation round at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship.[5][9]

Norway won the tournament after winning four of their five games, finishing first in the group standings and gained promotion back to the Championship Division for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. Latvia finished second after losing only to Norway and Poland and Ukraine finished in third place.[8] Italy finished in last place, managing only to tie two of their games and lose the other three and were relegated to Division II for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships.[8] Grzegorz Pasiut of Poland finished as the top scorer of the tournament with seven points including six goals and one assist.[10] Norways' Lars Simon Paulgaard fished as the tournaments leading goaltender with a save percentage of 92.50.[11]

Standings[edit]

Promoted to the Championship Division for 2006
Relegated to Division II for 2006
Rk Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
1  Norway 5 4 0 1 18 10 +8 8
2  Latvia 5 3 0 2 14 13 +1 6
3  Ukraine 5 3 0 2 16 12 +4 6
4  Poland 5 2 1 2 15 20 –5 5
5  Japan 5 1 1 3 12 17 –5 3
6  Italy 5 0 2 3 14 17 –3 2

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

2 April 2005
13:00
Latvia  3 – 2
(0–1, 3–1, 0–0)
 Japan Winter Stadium
Attendance: 100
2 April 2005
16:30
Ukraine  5 – 1
(2–0, 2–0, 1–1)
 Norway Winter Stadium
2 April 2005
20:00
Poland  3 – 3
(1–1, 0–0, 2–2)
 Italy Winter Stadium
Attendance: 700
3 April 2005
13:00
Norway  2 – 1
(0–1, 1–0, 1–0)
 Latvia Winter Stadium
Attendance: 100
3 April 2005
16:30
Italy  3 – 4
(1–1, 2–0, 0–3)
 Ukraine Winter Stadium
Attendance: 150
3 April 2005
20:00
Japan  4 – 6
(1–3, 1–2, 2–1)
 Poland Winter Stadium
5 April 2005
13:00
Japan  2 – 2
(0–0, 1–1, 1–1)
 Italy Winter Stadium
5 April 2005
16:30
Ukraine  2 – 3
(2–0, 0–3, 0–0)
 Latvia Winter Stadium
Attendance: 150
5 April 2005
20:00
Norway  7 – 0
(4–0, 1–0, 2–0)
 Poland Winter Stadium
Attendance: 500
6 April 2005
13:00
Japan  2 – 1
(0–0, 2–0, 0–1)
 Ukraine Winter Stadium
Attendance: 150
6 April 2005
16:30
Italy  2 – 3
(0–1, 0–0, 2–2)
 Norway Winter Stadium
Attendance: 200
6 April 2005
20:00
Latvia  2 – 3
(2–0, 0–2, 0–1)
 Poland Winter Stadium
7 April 2005
13:00
Norway  5 – 2
(0–1, 4–0, 1–1)
 Japan Winter Stadium
7 April 2005
16:30
Italy  4 – 5
(2–1, 2–1, 0–3)
 Latvia Winter Stadium
Attendance: 100
7 April 2005
20:00
Poland  3 – 4
(0–0, 1–1, 2–3)
 Ukraine Winter Stadium
Attendance: 1000

Scoring leaders[edit]

Mats Frøshaug finished seventh in scoring after recording three goals and one assist.

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM POS
Poland Pasiut, GrzegorzGrzegorz Pasiut 5 6 1 7 0 4 F
Ukraine Ogleznev, FillipFillip Ogleznev 5 2 3 5 +2 4 D
Norway Aasen, MatsMats Aasen 5 2 3 5 +1 6 F
Japan Kaneko, RyosukeRyosuke Kaneko 5 1 4 5 -4 6 F
Ukraine Yegorov, YegorYegor Yegorov 5 4 0 4 +1 2 F
Japan Kuji, ShuheiShuhei Kuji 5 3 1 4 -2 0 F
Norway Frøshaug, MatsMats Frøshaug 5 3 1 4 +2 2 F
Norway Holøs, JonasJonas Holøs 5 3 1 4 +1 14 D
Ukraine Borysenko, PavloPavlo Borysenko 5 2 2 4 +4 2 F
Poland Bomba, BartlomiejBartlomiej Bomba 5 2 2 4 +1 4 F

Leading goaltenders[edit]

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

Player MIP SOG GA GAA SVS% SO
Norway Paulgaard, Lars SimomLars Simom Paulgaard 259:59 80 6 1.38 92.50 1
Japan Ohshima, RyohsukeRyohsuke Ohshima 291:54 126 14 2.88 88.89 0
Latvia Stigis, KristapsKristaps Stigis 220:00 81 9 2.45 88.89 0
Ukraine Sorocolat, SergeiSergei Sorocolat 300:00 106 12 2.40 88.68 0
Poland Kosowski, KamilKamil Kosowski 254:01 122 15 3.54 87.70 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group A". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  2. ^ a b "2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group A". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  3. ^ a b "2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group B". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  4. ^ "2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div II Group B". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  5. ^ a b "2004 IIHF World U18 Championship". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  6. ^ a b "Scoring Leaders". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  7. ^ a b "Goalkeepers". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  8. ^ a b c "2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group B". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  9. ^ "2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div II Group A". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  10. ^ "Scoring Leaders". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  11. ^ "Goalkeepers". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 

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