Denmark men's national junior ice hockey team

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Denmark
Association Danmarks Ishockey Union
Head coach Denmark Olaf Eller
Captain Oliver Bjorkstrand
Most points Frans Nielsen (38)
IIHF code DEN
First international
 Denmark 3 – 0 Italy 
(Caen, France; March 5, 1979)
Biggest win
 Denmark 19 – 0 Spain 
(Belluno, Italy; March 21, 1988)
Biggest defeat
 Slovakia 22 – 0 Denmark 
(Esbjerg, Denmark; January 1, 1994)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances 33 (first in 1979)
Best result 8th (2015)
International record (W–L–T)
86–67–13

The Danish men's national under 20 ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team in Denmark. The team represented Denmark at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World U20 Championship's 2011 World Junior Hockey Championship Division I where it gained promotion to the top division for the 2012 World Junior Championships. In this edition they were relegated again to Group IA for 2013. The Danes finished first in Group IA in the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championship Division I and were promoted the top division for the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.


During the 2015 world juniors the Danes won their first ever game in the Top Division with a 4-3 shootout win over Switzerland. This win allowed Denmark to finish 4th in Group B and, for the first time, advance to quarter finals, which guaranteed them their highest finish ever in the tournament and avoided relegation for the first time. After a quarter final loss to Canada, the Dane's finished 8th place. They will compete in Group A in the top division at the 2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Helsinki, Finland

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