2008 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship

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2008 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship
Championnat du monde moins de 18 ans de hockey sur glace féminin 2008 (French)
Tournament details
Host country  Canada
Dates January 7-12
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  United States (1st title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Canada
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Czech Republic
Tournament statistics
Matches played 20
Goals scored 168 (8.4 per match)
Attendance 9,872 (494 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Canada Marie-Philip Poulin
(14 points)
2009

The 2008 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship was the inaugural junior female world ice hockey championship. It was held from 7 to 12 January 2008, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The championship is the junior ice hockey version of the women worlds, held under the auspices of the IIHF.

The inaugural competition featured two groups of nations in round robin play, followed by playoffs. There were eight national teams.

Teams[edit]

The following teams participated in the championship:

Format[edit]

The eight participating teams are divided up into two seeded groups as below. The teams will play each other once in a single round robin format. The top two teams from the group will proceed to the medal round, while the remaining teams will play in the placing games.

Preliminary round[edit]

  Teams proceed to Medal round
  Teams sent to Placing round

Group A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  Canada 3 3 0 0 0 38 3 +35 9
2.  Czech Republic 3 1 0 1 1 10 16 -6 4
3.  Germany 3 1 0 0 2 7 15 -8 3
4.  Finland 3 0 1 0 2 5 26 -21 2

Results[edit]

All times local (UTC-7)

January 7, 2008
19:30
Finland  2–3
(1-1, 1-1, 0-1)
 Germany Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 102
January 7, 2008
19:45
Canada  11–1
(4-0, 4-1, 3-0)
 Czech Republic Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 976
January 8, 2008
7:30pm
Finland  5–4 GWS
(2-1, 1-2, 1-1, 1-0)
 Czech Republic Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 106
January 8, 2008
7:45pm
Germany  1–12
(0-4, 1-4, 0-4)
 Canada Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 1,024
January 9, 2008
19:30
Czech Republic  3–2
(0-0, 1-0, 2-2)
 Germany Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 121
January 9, 2008
19:45
Canada  8–3
(2-2, 3-0, 3-1)
 Finland Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 1,052

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Rk. Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF PTS
1.  United States 3 3 0 0 0 28 2 +26 9
2.  Sweden 3 2 0 0 1 20 7 +13 6
3.  Russia 3 1 0 0 2 7 17 -10 3
4.   Switzerland 3 0 0 0 3 2 31 -29 0

Results[edit]

All times local (UTC-7)

January 7, 2008
16:00
Sweden  9–1
(3-0, 4-0, 2-1)
  Switzerland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 98
January 7, 2008
16:15
United States  9–0
(1-0, 4-0, 4-0)
 Russia Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 452
January 8, 2008
4:00pm
Sweden  7–0
(4-0, 2-0, 1-0)
 Russia Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 52
January 8, 2008
4:15pm
Switzerland   0–13
(0-5, 0-3, 0-5)
 United States Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 401
January 9, 2008
16:00
Russia  4–2
(0-0, 3-0, 1-2)
  Switzerland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 57
January 9, 2008
16:15
United States  6–2
(1-1, 2-1, 3-0)
 Sweden Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 397

Placement round[edit]

January 11, 2008
4:00pm
Germany  1–6
(0-1, 1-2, 0-3)
 Russia Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 64
January 11, 2008
7:30pm
Switzerland   2–7
(1-2, 0-3, 1-2)
 Finland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 61

7th/8th place game[edit]

January 12, 2008
9:00am
Germany  1–4
(1-1, 0-2, 0-1)
  Switzerland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 54

5th/6th place game[edit]

January 12, 2008
12:30pm
Russia  4–3 PS
(3-0, 0-3, 0-0, 0-0,1-0)
 Finland Norma Bush Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 76

Playoff round[edit]

Draw[edit]

Semi finals Finals
11 January 2008 12 January 2008
                 
     
Group A 2nd  Czech Republic 0
 
Group B 1st  United States 13   Gold medal game
   United States 5
     
   Canada 4
Group B 2nd  Sweden 3
 
Group A 1st  Canada 7  
  Bronze medal game
 Czech Republic 4
 Sweden 3

Semifinals[edit]

January 11, 2008
4:15pm
United States  13–0
(4-0, 4-0, 5-0)
 Czech Republic Father David Bauer Olympic Arena. Calgary
Attendance: 483
January 11, 2008
7:45pm
Canada  7–3
(2-0, 4-2, 1-1)
 Sweden Father David Bauer Olympic Arena. Calgary
Attendance: 1,628

Bronze medal game[edit]

January 12, 2008
4:00pm
Czech Republic  4–3 GWS
(0-1, 1-0, 2-2, 1-0)
 Sweden Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 512

Gold medal game[edit]

January 12, 2008
7:30pm
United States  5–4
(2-2, 2-1, 1-1)
 Canada Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Calgary
Attendance: 2,156

Ranking and statistics[edit]

Final Standings[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals. If the list exceeds 10 skaters because of a tie in points, all of the tied skaters are shown.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Canada Marie-Philip Poulin 5 8 6 14 +15 4 FW
Canada Camille Dumais 5 5 9 14 +8 0 FW
United States Amanda Kessel 5 4 7 11 +10 2 FW
Canada Natalie Spooner 5 3 8 11 +8 0 FW
United States Brooke Ammerman 5 6 4 11 +8 4 FW
United States Ashley Cottrell 5 5 5 10 +10 0 FW
Canada Tara Watchorn 5 4 6 10 +9 0 DF
Canada Brianne Jenner 5 6 3 9 +7 2 FW
Czech Republic Alena Polenska 5 6 3 9 -2 0 FW
Canada Carolyne Prevost 5 6 3 9 +8 0 FW

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes; POS = Position

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 TOI SA GA GAA Sv% SO
United States Alyssa Grogan 240:17 53 4 1.00 92.98 1
Switzerland Sophie Anthamatten 299:30 218 24 4.81 90.08 0
Sweden Valentina Lizana 180:15 72 8 2.66 90.00 1
Germany Julia Zorn 275:31 100 12 2.61 89.29 0
Canada Delayne Brian 210:05 53 8 2.28 86.89 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts

Tournament awards[edit]

Best players selected by the directorate:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]