2012 IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia

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2012 IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia
2012 IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia Logo.png
Tournament details
Host country  South Korea
Dates 27 May – 1 June 2012
Teams 5
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Russia MHL Red Stars (1st title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 10
Goals scored 136 (13.6 per match)
2013

The 2012 IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia was the first IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia, an annual international ice hockey tournament held by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). It took place between 27 May and 1 June 2011 in Seoul, South Korea. Russia, represented by the MHL Red Stars, won the tournament after winning all four of their round robin games and finishing first in the standings. The Japan finished second and South Korea finished in third place.

Overview[edit]

The 2012 IIHF U20 Challenge Cup of Asia began on 27 May 2012 in Seoul, South Korea will all of the games being played at the Mok-Dong Arena.[1] Russia was represented by the MHL Red Stars, a selection of under-19 players from the Russian Minor Hockey League.[2] The MHL Red Stars won the tournament after winning all four of their games and finishing first in the standings. Japan finished second, losing to Russia and winning in overtime against South Korea who finished in third place.[1] Makuru Furuhashi of Japan finished as the tournaments leading scoring with 17 points, including 12 goals and five assists.[3] Russia's Vasili Demchenko and Vsevolod Kondrashov finished as the leading goaltenders, both with a save percentage of 1.000.[4]

Standings[edit]

Rk Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA GDF PTS
Gold medal icon.svg Russia MHL Red Stars 4 4 0 0 0 57 0 +57 12
Silver medal icon.svg  Japan 4 2 1 0 1 45 15 +30 8
Bronze medal icon.svg  South Korea 4 2 0 1 1 24 16 +8 7
4  China 4 1 0 0 3 7 35 –28 3
5  Chinese Taipei 4 0 0 0 4 3 70 –67 0

Fixtures[edit]

All times local.

27 May 2012
16:00
China  5 – 2
(1–2, 0–0, 4–0)
 Chinese Taipei Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 157
27 May 2012
19:30
South Korea  0 – 6
(0–1, 0–3, 0–2)
Russia MHL Red Stars Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 1075
28 May 2012
16:00
Japan  26 – 0
(11–0, 8–0, 7–0)
 Chinese Taipei Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 200
28 May 2012
19:30
South Korea  7 – 1
(4–0, 0–1, 3–0)
 China Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 257
29 May 2012
16:00
MHL Red Stars Russia 7 – 0
(1–0, 4–0, 2–0)
 Japan Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 700
30 May 2012
16:00
MHL Red Stars Russia 15 – 0
(6–0, 5–0, 4–0)
 China Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 270
30 May 2012
19:30
South Korea  10 – 1
(4–0, 3–1, 3–0)
 Chinese Taipei Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 547
31 May 2012
16:00
Japan  11 – 1
(2–0, 5–1, 4–0)
 China Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 289
1 June 2012
16:00
Chinese Taipei  0 – 29
(0–10, 0–8, 0–11)
Russia MHL Red Stars Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 187
1 June 2012
19:30
Japan  8 – 7 OT
(2–0, 3–4, 2–3)
(OT: 1–0)
 South Korea Mok-Dong Arena
Attendance: 1348

Scoring leaders[edit]

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals, assists, and the lower penalties in minutes.[3]

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM POS
Japan Makuru Furuhashi 4 12 5 17 +15 4 F
Russia Shalunov, MaximMaxim Shalunov 4 9 5 14 +16 2 F
Russia Alexander Kadeikin 4 4 10 14 +14 0 F
Russia Danil Fayzullin 4 6 7 13 +15 0 F
Russia Bulat Khammatov 4 2 10 12 +14 0 F
Japan Kosuke Otsu 4 2 10 12 +12 4 F
Japan Tomohiro Konno 4 7 4 11 +9 0 F
Russia Azat Mazitov 4 6 4 10 +14 0 F
Russia Yavgeni Poltorak 4 4 6 10 +14 10 F
Russia Bulat Baykeyev 4 4 5 9 +13 4 F

Leading goaltenders[edit]

Only the top goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.[4]

Player MIP SOG GA GAA SVS%
Russia Vasili Demchenko 120:00 23 0 0.00 1.000
Russia Vsevolod Kondrashov 120:00 27 0 0.00 1.000
South Korea Lee Changmin 127:09 44 3 1.42 0.932
Japan Yuya Wakimoto 99:59 45 5 3.00 0.889
Japan Shun Hitomi 140:19 82 10 4.28 0.878

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