Finland men's national junior ice hockey team

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Finland
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Association Finnish Ice Hockey Association
General Manager Finland Timo Backman
Head coach Finland Hannu Jortikka
Most points Esa Tikkanen (35)
IIHF code FIN
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First international
 Soviet Union 6 – 2 Finland 
(Leningrad, Soviet Union; December 27, 1973)
Biggest win
 Finland 19 – 1 Switzerland 
(Helsinki, Finland; March 27, 1979)
Biggest defeat
 Sweden 9 – 2 Finland 
(Gävle, Sweden; January 2, 1993)
 Canada 8 – 1 Finland 
(Grand Forks, United States; December 27, 2004)
 Canada 8 – 1 Finland 
(Edmonton, Canada; December 26, 2011)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances 39 (first in 1974)
Best result Med 1.png (1987, 1998, 2014)
International record (W–L–T)
132–101–15
Medal record
IIHF World U20 Championship
Silver 1974 Soviet Union Finland
Silver 1980 Finland Finland
Silver 1981 West Germany Finland
Bronze 1982 USA Finland
Silver 1984 Sweden Finland
Gold 1987 Czechoslovakia Finland
Bronze 1988 Soviet Union Finland
Gold 1998 Finland Finland
Silver 2001 Russia Finland
Bronze 2002 Czech Republic Finland
Bronze 2003 Canada Finland
Bronze 2004 Finland Finland
Bronze 2006 Canada Finland
Gold 2014 Sweden Finland

The Finnish men's national under 20 ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team in Finland. The team represents Finland at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World U20 Championship.

WJC 2014 roster[edit]

Roster for the 2014 World Junior Championships:

Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Janne Juvonen Pelicans
GK 30 Ville Husso HIFK
GK 31 Juuse Saros HPK
D 4 Mikko Lehtonen TuTo
D 5 Rasmus Ristolainen Buffalo Sabres
D 7 Esa Lindell Jokerit
D 9 Julius Honka Swift Current Broncos
D 12 Ville Pokka Kärpät
D 15 Juuso Vainio HPK
D 19 Mikko Vainonen Kingston Frontenacs
F 8 Saku Mäenalanen Kärpät
F 10 Juuso Ikonen JYP
F 11 Joni Nikko Lukko
F 13 Ville Leskinen Kärpät
F 14 Topi Nättinen JYP
F 18 Saku Kinnunen KalPa
F 20 Teuvo Teräväinen Jokerit
F 21 Aleksi Mustonen Kiekko-Vantaa
F 22 Henri Ikonen Kingston Frontenacs
F 25 Henrik Haapala Tappara
F 26 Rasmus Kulmala TPS
F 28 Artturi Lehkonen KalPa
F 29 Otto Rauhala Tappara

World Junior Championship record[edit]

Year GP W L T GF GA Pts Rank
1974 5 3 2 0 21 23 6 Won silver medal
1975 5 1 3 1 10 14 3 5th place
1976 4 1 3 0 12 14 2 4th place
1977 7 4 3 0 35 29 8 4th place
1978 6 3 2 1 45 25 7 6th place
1979 6 2 4 0 20 19 4 4th place
1980 5 4 1 0 29 8 8 Won silver medal
1981 5 3 1 1 29 18 7 Won silver medal
1982 7 5 2 0 47 29 10 Won bronze medal
1983 7 3 4 0 35 29 6 6th place
1984 7 6 1 0 44 21 12 Won silver medal
1985 7 4 1 2 42 20 9 4th place
1986 7 3 4 0 31 23 6 6th place
1987 7 5 1 1 45 23 11 Won gold medal
1988 7 5 1 1 36 20 11 Won bronze medal
1989 7 2 4 1 29 37 5 6th place
1990 7 4 2 1 32 21 9 4th place
1991 7 3 3 1 35 30 7 5th place
1992 7 3 3 1 22 21 7 4th place
1993 7 3 3 1 31 20 7 5th place
1994 7 4 3 0 27 24 8 4th place
1995 7 3 3 1 29 26 7 4th place
1996 6 2 4 0 23 24 4 6th place
1997 6 4 2 0 26 18 8 5th place
1998 7 6 0 1 35 13 13 Won gold medal
1999 6 3 3 0 25 20 6 5th place
2000 7 2 4 1 20 19 5 7th place
2001 7 5 1 1 22 10 11 Won silver medal
2002 7 5 2+ 0 23 9 10 Won bronze medal
2003 7 4 2 1 22 15 9 Won bronze medal
2004 7 5 2 0 26 12 10 Won bronze medal
2005 6 3* 3 0 14 21 6 5th place
2006 7 4* 3 0 24 19 8 Won bronze medal
2007 6 2 4 0 18 23 6 6th place
2008 6 2† 4 0 19 24 5 6th place
2009 6 3 3^ 0 20 14 10 7th place
2010 6 3 3 0 21 22 9 5th place
2011 6 3 3+ 0 22 11 12 6th place
2012 7 5 2+ 0 29 22 13 4th place
2013 6 4† 2 0 34 19 11 7th place
2014 7 5* 2^ 0 27 17 15 Won gold medal

† Includes one win in extra time (in the preliminary round)
^ Includes one loss in extra time (in the preliminary round)
* Includes one win in extra time (in the playoff round)
+ Includes one loss in extra time (in the playoff round)

Head coaches (WJC)[edit]

1977-78 Matti Väisänen
1979 Matti Reunamäki
1980-81 Olli Hietanen
1982 Alpo Suhonen
1983 Juhani Wahlsten
1984-85 Pentti Matikainen
1986-88 Hannu Jortikka
1989 Erkka Westerlund
1990 Hannu Jortikka
1991 Samu Kuitunen
1992-93 Jarmo Tolvanen
1994 Esko Nokelainen
1995-96 Harri Rindell
1997 Hannu Jortikka
1998 Hannu Kapanen
1999 Jukka Rautakorpi
2000 Hannu Kapanen
2001 Kari Jalonen
2002-03 Erkka Westerlund
2004 Hannu Aravirta
2005 Risto Dufva
2006 Hannu Aravirta
2007 Jarmo Tolvanen
2008-09 Jukka Rautakorpi
2010 Hannu Jortikka
2011 Lauri Marjamäki
2012 Raimo Helminen
2013 Harri Rindell
2014 Karri Kivi
2015 Hannu Jortikka

External links[edit]

QuantHockey - Team Finland U20 all-time statistical leaders