1994 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

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1994 IIHF World U20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Czech Republic
Dates December 26 - January 4
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (7th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Russia
Fourth place  Finland
Tournament statistics
Matches played 28
Goals scored 201 (7.18 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Sweden Niklas Sundström(11 points)
1993
1995

The 1994 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1994 WJHC) was the 18th edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was held in Ostrava and Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic. Canada won the gold medal for the second consecutive year, and its seventh overall, while Sweden won silver, and Russia the bronze.

Final standings[edit]

The 1994 tournament was a round-robin format, with the top three teams winning gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
1st, gold medalist(s)  Canada 7 6 0 1 39 20 13
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Sweden 7 6 1 0 35 16 12
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Russia 7 5 1 1 23 17 11
4  Finland 7 4 3 0 27 24 8
5  Czech Republic 7 3 4 0 31 29 6
6  United States 7 1 5 1 20 33 3
7  Germany 7 1 6 0 10 26 2
8   Switzerland 7 0 6 1 10 30 1

Switzerland was relegated to Pool B for 1995.

Results[edit]

December 26, 1993  Canada 5 – 1   Switzerland Frydek-Mistek
December 26, 1993  Sweden 4 – 1  Germany Ostrava
December 26, 1993  Russia 5 – 1  Czech Republic Ostrava
December 26, 1993  Finland 5 – 2  United States Frydek-Mistek
December 27, 1993  Canada 5 – 2  Germany Ostrava
December 27, 1993  Sweden 3 – 0  Russia Ostrava
December 27, 1993  Finland 7 – 3  Czech Republic Frydek-Mistek
December 27, 1993   Switzerland 1 – 1  United States Frydek-Mistek
December 29, 1993  Canada 3 – 3  Russia Frydek-Mistek
December 29, 1993  Czech Republic 6 – 0   Switzerland Frydek-Mistek
December 29, 1993  Sweden 6 – 2  Finland Ostrava
December 29, 1993  United States 7 – 2  Germany Ostrava
December 30, 1993  Canada 6 – 3  Finland Ostrava
December 30, 1993  Czech Republic 6 – 2  Germany Ostrava
December 30, 1993  Sweden 6 – 2   Switzerland Frydek-Mistek
December 30, 1993  Russia 4 – 3  United States Frydek-Mistek
January 1, 1994  Canada 8 – 3  United States Frydek-Mistek
January 1, 1994  Finland 4 – 2   Switzerland Ostrava
January 1, 1994  Sweden 6 – 4  Czech Republic Frydek-Mistek
January 1, 1994  Russia 1 – 0  Germany Ostrava
January 2, 1994  Canada 6 – 4  Czech Republic Ostrava
January 2, 1994  Finland 2 – 0  Germany Frydek-Mistek
January 2, 1994  Russia 5 – 3   Switzerland Frydek-Mistek
January 2, 1994  Sweden 6 – 1  United States Ostrava
January 4, 1994  Canada 6 – 4  Sweden Ostrava
January 4, 1994  Germany 3 – 1   Switzerland Ostrava
January 4, 1994  Russia 5 – 4  Finland Frydek-Mistek
January 4, 1994  Czech Republic 7 – 3  United States Frydek-Mistek

Leading scorers[edit]

  GP G A Pts PIM
Sweden Niklas Sundström 4 7 11
Canada Martin Gendron 6 4 10
Canada Yannick Dubé 5 5 10
Canada Rick Girard 6 3 9
Sweden Mats Lingren 5 4 9

Tournament all-stars[edit]

Pool B[edit]

Eight teams contested the second tier this year in Bucharest Romania from December 27 to January 5. It was played in a simple round robin format, each team playing seven games.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Ukraine Norway France Poland Italy Austria Japan Romania
1  Ukraine 7 7 0 0 35 10 14 4 - 3 5 - 1 7 - 0 2 - 1 5 - 2 3 - 0 9 - 3
2  Norway 7 5 1 1 28 15 11 3 - 4 6 - 2 4 - 1 3 - 2 6 - 2 3 - 1 3 - 3
3  France 7 3 3 1 23 23 7 1 - 5 2 - 6 1 - 3 5 - 2 4 - 4 3 - 1 7 - 2
4  Poland 7 3 4 0 15 26 6 0 - 7 1 - 4 3 - 1 3 - 0 2 - 4 5 - 4 1 - 6
5  Italy 7 2 4 1 20 22 5 1 - 2 2 - 3 2 - 5 0 - 3 3 - 3 7 - 5 5 - 1
6  Austria 7 1 3 3 21 27 5 2 - 5 2 - 6 4 - 4 4 - 2 3 - 3 3 - 4 3 - 3
7  Japan 7 2 5 0 19 27 4 0 - 3 1 - 3 1 - 3 4 - 5 5 - 7 4 - 3 4 - 3
8  Romania 7 1 4 2 21 32 4 3 - 9 3 - 3 2 - 7 6 - 1 1 - 5 3 - 3 3 - 4

 Ukraine was promoted to Pool A and  Romania was relegated to Pool C for 1995.

Qualification for Pool C[edit]

A Qualification tournament was played in Nitra and Nove Zamky Slovakia, from November 1 to 7. Games between teams that had played each other in the preliminary round carried forward and counted in the final round.

Preliminary Round[edit]

Group A
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Latvia Belarus Slovenia Estonia
 Latvia 3 3 0 0 15 10 6 2 - 1 9 - 1 13 - 1
 Belarus 3 2 1 0 22 11 4 1 - 2 6 - 0 6 - 1
 Slovenia 3 1 2 0 19 17 2 1 - 9 0 - 6 5 - 1
 Estonia 3 0 3 0 9 27 0 1 - 13 1 - 6 1 - 5
Group B
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Slovakia Kazakhstan Croatia
 Slovakia 2 2 0 0 21 4 4 6 - 4 15 - 0
 Kazakhstan 2 1 1 0 16 7 2 4 - 6 12 - 1
 Croatia 2 0 2 0 1 27 0 0 - 15 1 - 12

Final Round[edit]

Group A
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Latvia Slovakia Kazakhstan Belarus
 Latvia 3 2 1 0 8 7 4 4 - 3 2 - 3 2 - 1
 Slovakia 3 2 1 0 16 10 4 3 - 4 6 - 4 7 - 2
 Kazakhstan 3 1 1 1 9 10 3 3 - 2 4 - 6 2 - 2
 Belarus 3 0 2 1 5 11 1 1 - 2 2 - 7 2 - 2

 Latvia and  Slovakia won the right to participate in Pool C.

Pool C[edit]

Eight teams were divided into two round robin groups, with placement games to follow (1st played 1st, etc.). The tournament took place from December 30 to January 3, in Odense and Esbjerg Denmark.

Preliminary Round[edit]

Group A
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Latvia United Kingdom Netherlands Bulgaria
 Latvia 3 3 0 0 55 3 6 16 - 2 14 - 0 25 - 1
 Great Britain 3 2 1 0 16 22 4 2 - 16 6 - 1 8 - 5
 Netherlands 3 1 2 0 6 22 2 0 - 14 1 - 6 5 - 2
 Bulgaria 3 0 3 0 8 38 0 1 - 25 5 - 8 2 - 5
Group B
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Slovakia Denmark Hungary Spain
 Slovakia 3 3 0 0 49 1 6 22 - 0 12 - 1 15 - 0
 Denmark 3 2 1 0 9 26 4 0 - 22 5 - 4 4 - 0
 Hungary 3 1 2 0 15 17 2 1 - 12 4 - 5 10 - 0
 Spain 3 0 3 0 0 29 0 0 - 15 0 - 4 0 - 10

Placement Games[edit]

 Slovakia was promoted to Pool B for 1995.

References[edit]