2013 World Junior A Challenge

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2013 World Junior A Challenge
World Jr A Logo.png
Tournament details
Host country  Canada
Dates November 4, 2013 – November 10, 2013
Teams 6
Venue(s) Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  United States (5th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Canada Canada West
Fourth place   Switzerland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 13
Scoring leader(s) United States Nick Schmaltz (12 pts.)
MVP United States Nick Schmaltz
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The 2013 World Junior A Challenge was an international Junior "A" ice hockey tournament organized by Hockey Canada. It was hosted in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, from November 4–10, 2013, at the Mariners Centre. The event included the 9th annual Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game Challenge, marking the third time the two events have been paired together.

Teams[edit]

Background[edit]

Canada East, Canada West, Russia, United States, Switzerland, and Czech Republic all return.

Exhibition schedule[edit]

Exhibition Results
Game Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
Ex1 United States 4 Canada West 3 Final - Shots: 33-26 USA 02/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Digby, NS
Ex2 Czech Republic 3 Canada East 2 Final - Shots: 40-30 CANE 02/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Barrington, NS

2013 Tournament[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pool A Standings
Rank Team W-L-OTL GF GA
1 United States United States 2-0-0 12 5
2 Russia Russia 1-1-0 9 10
3 Canada Canada East 0-2-0 4 10

Group B[edit]

Pool B Standings
Rank Team W-L-OTL GF GA
1 Canada Canada West 2-0-0 8 4
2 Switzerland Switzerland 1-1-0 5 4
3 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0-2-0 1 6

Results[edit]

Round Robin Results
Game Pool Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
1 B Canada West 4 Switzerland 3 Final - Shots: 42-34 CANW 04/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
2 A Canada East 2 Russia 6 Final - Shots: 40-30 RUS 04/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
3 B Czech Republic 1 Canada West 4 Final - Shots: 33-30 CANW 05/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
4 A Russia 3 United States 8 Final - Shots: 41-25 USA 05/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
5 B Switzerland 2 Czech Republic 0 Final - Shots: 42-23 CZE 06/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
6 A United States 4 Canada East 2 Final - Shots: 28-25 USA 06/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS

Championship Round[edit]

Championship Results
Game Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
QF1 Czech Republic 1 Russia 3 Final - Shots: 42-31 CZE 07/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
QF2 Canada East 4 Switzerland 5 OT Final - Shots: 42-29 CANE 07/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
SF1 Russia 5 Canada West 2 Final - Shots: 33-27 RUS 08/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
SF2 Switzerland 4 United States 7 Final - Shots: 37-19 USA 08/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
5th Czech Republic 7 Canada East 5 Final - Shots: 40-32 CZE 09/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Liverpool, NS
Bronze Switzerland 3 Canada West 5 Final - Shots: 38-24 CANW 09/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
Gold Russia 1 United States 4 Final - Shots: 29-17 USA 10/11/13 - 12:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS

Final standings[edit]

Team
1st  United States
2nd  Russia
3rd  Canada West
4th   Switzerland
5th  Czech Republic
6th  Canada East

Statistics[edit]

Scorers[edit]

Scoring Leaders
Player Team GP G A P PIM
United States Nick Schmaltz USA 4 4 8 12 0
United States Connor Hurley USA 4 3 7 10 0
Russia Kirill Pilipenko RUS 5 4 4 8 2
Canada Dylan Hoffman CANW 4 4 3 7 0
Russia Vladislav Kamenev RUS 5 1 6 7 26
Canada Marty Quince CANE 4 4 2 6 4
Czech Republic Adam Zboril CZE 4 2 4 6 18
United States Karson Kuhlman USA 4 4 1 5 0
Canada Nicholas Jones CANW 4 3 2 5 2
Russia Daniil Vovchenko RUS 5 3 2 5 9

Goaltenders[edit]

Goalie Leaders
Player Team GP Mins GA SO GAA Sv% Record
Czech Republic Karel Vejmelka CZE 2 120:00 4 0 2.00 0.925 0-2
United States Chris Birdsall USA 1 60:00 2 0 2.00 0.923 1-0
Switzerland Maxim Mauerhofer SUI 3 183:54 11 1 3.59 0.909 2-1
Russia Maxim Tretiak RUS 5 276:23 14 0 3.04 0.906 3-2
Canada Jesse Jenks CANW 4 240:00 12 0 3.00 0.901 3-1

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player: United States Nick Schmaltz

All-Star Team

Forwards: United States Nick Schmaltz, United States Connor Hurley, Russia Kirill Pilipenko
Defense: United States Neal Pionk, Canada Adam Plant
Goalie: Russia Maxim Tretiak

CJHL Prospects Game[edit]

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For the third consecutive year, the Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game was a part of the WJAC festivities. Just like the previous four Prospects Games, the event was actually two "prospect" games with the President's Cup going to the winning goal aggregate.

Prospects East won their fourth President's Cup in nine years with an 8-4 aggregate victory (4-2, 4-2) over Prospects West.

Results[edit]

Exhibition Results
Game Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
1 Prospects East 4 Prospects West 2 Final - Shots: 42-20 West 08/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Digby, NS
2 Prospects East 4 Prospects West 2 Final - Shots: 38-25 West 09/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS

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