2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division I

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2014 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I
2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division I.png
Tournament details
Host countries  Poland
 Great Britain
Dates 15 – 21 December 2013
9 – 15 December 2013
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, Division I will be played in two groups of six teams each. In each group the first place team will be promoted to the next level, while the last place team will be relegated to play in a lower level. Group A was played in Sanok, Poland, between December 15 and December 21, 2013. Group B was played in Dumfries, Great Britain, between December 9 and December 15, 2013.

Italy won Division IB and was promoted to Division IA for 2015, while Japan finished last and was relegated to Division IIA.

Denmark won Division IA and was promoted to the top division for 2015, while Poland finished last and was relegated to Division IB.

Participants[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Qualification
 Latvia Placed 10th in the Top Division and was relegated in 2013
 Belarus Placed 2nd in Division IA in 2013
 Denmark Placed 3rd in Division I A in 2013
 Slovenia Placed 4th in Division IA in 2013
 Austria Placed 5th in Division IA in 2013
 Poland Host, placed 1st in Division IB in 2013 and was promoted

Group B[edit]

Team Qualification
 France Placed 6th in Division IA in 2013 and was relegated
 Kazakhstan Placed 2nd in Division IB in 2013
 Italy Placed 3rd in Division IB in 2013
 Ukraine Placed 4th in Division IB in 2013
 Great Britain Host, placed 5th in Division IB in 2013
 Japan Placed 1st in Division IIA in 2013 and was promoted

Group A[edit]

Arena Sanok, host arena of Division IA
Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
 Denmark 5 5 0 0 0 20 10 15
 Latvia 5 4 0 0 1 23 7 12
 Belarus 5 3 0 0 2 23 14 9
 Austria 5 2 0 0 3 10 14 6
 Slovenia 5 0 1 0 4 11 28 2
 Poland 5 0 0 1 4 6 20 1
Promoted to Top Division Relegated to Division I B

All times local (CET)

15 December 2013
13:00
Slovenia  3–7
(1–3, 1–1, 1–3)
 Belarus Arena Sanok
Attendance: 100
15 December 2013
16:30
Austria  1–3
(0–0, 0–2, 1–1)
 Denmark Arena Sanok
Attendance: 300
15 December 2013
20:00
Poland  0–5
(0–1, 0–1, 0–3)
 Latvia Arena Sanok
Attendance: 1,200

16 December 2013
13:00
Belarus  4–1
(0–0, 1–1, 3–0)
 Austria Arena Sanok
Attendance: 200
16 December 2013
16:30
Latvia  10–0
(3–0, 4–0, 3–0)
 Slovenia Arena Sanok
Attendance: 150
16 December 2013
20:00
Denmark  4–2
(3–0, 1–0, 0–2)
 Poland Arena Sanok
Attendance: 700

18 December 2013
13:00
Latvia  3–0
(0–0, 3–0, 0–0)
 Austria Arena Sanok
Attendance: 130
18 December 2013
16:30
Belarus  4–5
(1–3, 0–1, 2–1)
 Denmark Arena Sanok
Attendance: 150
18 December 2013
20:00
Poland  2–3 GWS
(1–0, 1–1, 0–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
 Slovenia Arena Sanok
Attendance: 600

19 December 2013
13:00
Denmark  4–1
(1–0, 1–0, 2–1)
 Latvia Arena Sanok
Attendance: 350
19 December 2013
16:30
Slovenia  3–5
(2–3, 1–1, 0–1)
 Austria Arena Sanok
Attendance: 100
19 December 2013
20:00
Belarus  5–1
(2–0, 0–0, 3–1)
 Poland Arena Sanok
Attendance: 200

21 December 2013
13:00
Denmark  4–2
(1–0, 0–0, 3–2)
 Slovenia Arena Sanok
Attendance: 100
21 December 2013
16:30
Latvia  4–3
(1–3, 1–0, 2–0)
 Belarus Arena Sanok
Attendance: 200
21 December 2013
20:00
Austria  3–1
(2–0, 0–0, 1–1)
 Poland Arena Sanok
Attendance: 800

Statistics[edit]

Top 10 scorers[edit]

Artur Gavrus of Belarus led Division IA in scoring with 11 points.
Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Artur Gavrus  Belarus 5 5 6 11 +6 0
2 Nikita Jevpalovs  Latvia 5 4 5 9 -1 4
3 Dmitri Ambrozheichik  Belarus 5 3 6 9 +3 0
4 Mikkel Aagaard  Denmark 5 3 5 8 +3 2
5 Roberts Lipsbergs  Latvia 5 6 1 7 0 2
6 Edgars Kulda  Latvia 5 1 6 7 0 2
7 Matthias Asperup  Denmark 5 4 2 6 +1 0
7 Oliver Bjorkstrand  Denmark 5 4 2 6 +2 2
9 Nikolaj Ehlers  Denmark 5 2 4 6 +6 4
9 Alexander Karakulko  Belarus 5 2 4 6 +3 2

Goaltending leaders[edit]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Ivars Punnenovs  Latvia 171:39 1 98.31 0.35 2
2 Georg Sorensen  Denmark 240:00 8 92.79 2.00 0
3 Elvis Merzlikins  Latvia 127:09 5 90.00 2.36 1
4 David Kickert  Austria 280:00 14 89.78 3.00 0
5 David Zabolotny  Poland 305:00 20 87.73 3.93 0

Awards[edit]

Danish forward Oliver Bjorkstrand was selected as the top forward in Division IA.

Best Players Selected by the Directorate[edit]

Best players of each team selected by the coaches[edit]

Group B[edit]

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
 Italy 5 3 2 0 0 20 14 13
 Kazakhstan 5 4 0 0 1 28 16 12
 France 5 2 0 2 1 15 16 8
 Ukraine 5 2 0 0 3 11 15 6
 Great Britain 5 1 1 1 2 13 20 6
 Japan 5 0 0 0 5 17 23 0
Promoted to Division I A Relegated to Division II A

All times local (UTC)

09 December 2013
13:00
Ukraine  2–7
(1–4, 1–0, 0–3)
 Kazakhstan Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 480
09 December 2013
16:30
Japan  3–4
(1–1, 2–1, 0–2)
 France Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 212
09 December 2013
13:30
Great Britain  3–4 OT
(2–0, 1–2, 0–1)
(OT: 0–1)
 Italy Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 475

10 December 2013
13:00
Italy  4–3
(1–2, 2–1, 1–0)
 Japan Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 445
10 December 2013
16:30
France  2–0
(1–0, 0–0, 1–0)
 Ukraine Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 190
10 December 2013
20:00
Kazakhstan  6–1
(1–0, 3–1, 2–0)
 Great Britain Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 525

12 December 2013
13:00
Japan  2–3
(0–2, 0–1, 2–0)
 Ukraine Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 580
12 December 2013
16:30
Kazakhstan  3–4
(1–0, 0–1, 2–3)
 Italy Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 330
12 December 2013
20:00
France  4–5 GWS
(1–2, 1–0, 2–2)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
 Great Britain Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 580

14 December 2013
13:00
Italy  4–3 OT
(0–0, 2–2, 1–1)
OT: (1–0)
 France Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 230
14 December 2013
16:30
Kazakhstan  8–7
(1–1, 3–5, 4–1)
 Japan Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 245
14 December 2013
20:00
Ukraine  4–0
(1–0, 1–0, 2–0)
 Great Britain Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 610

15 December 2013
13:00
France  2–4
(1–1, 1–2, 0–1)
 Kazakhstan Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 250
15 December 2013
16:30
Italy  4–2
(1–1, 2–1, 1–0)
 Ukraine Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 234
15 December 2013
20:00
Great Britain  4–2
(1–0, 2–2, 1–0)
 Japan Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 530

Statistics[edit]

Top 10 scorers[edit]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Nikita Mikhailis  Kazakhstan 5 6 5 11 +7 0
2 Yuri Sergiyenko  Kazakhstan 5 7 3 10 +4 0
3 Kirill Savitsky  Kazakhstan 5 3 7 10 +2 10
4 Semyon Koshelev  Kazakhstan 5 3 6 9 +3 0
5 Giovanni Morini  Italy 5 4 2 6 +4 4
6 Tommaso Terzago  Italy 5 3 3 6 +2 2
7 Jordan Cownie  Great Britain 5 2 4 6 +1 2
8 Joachim Ramoser  Italy 5 4 1 5 +5 4
9 Ivan Kinstler  Kazakhstan 5 3 2 5 +3 6
10 Yu Hikosaka  Japan 5 2 3 5 -2 6
10 Ross Venus  Great Britain 5 2 3 5 -2 0

Goaltending leaders[edit]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Martin Rasbanser  Italy 241:30 11 91.54 2.73 0
2 Eduard Zakharchenko  Ukraine 280:00 11 91.06 2.36 1
3 Akira Sasaki  Japan 191:17 12 90.77 3.76 0
4 Antoine Bonvalot  France 241:02 11 89.32 2.74 1
5 Valeri Sevidor  Kazakhstan 191:02 11 88.17 3.45 0

Awards[edit]

Best Players Selected by the Directorate[edit]

Best players of each team selected by the coaches[edit]

External links[edit]