2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

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2006 IIHF World U20 Championship
2006 WJHC logo.svg
Tournament details
Host country Canada
Dates26 December 2005 – 5 January 2006
Teams10
Venue(s)4 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Canada (12th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg Russia
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg Finland
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored195 (6.29 per match)
Attendance325,138 (10,488 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United States Phil Kessel (11 points)
MVPRussia Evgeni Malkin
2005
2007

The 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (2006 WJHC) were held in Vancouver, Kelowna and Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. The championships began on December 26, 2005, and finished on January 5, 2006. Games were played at GM Place and the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, the Interior Savings Centre in Kamloops and Prospera Place in Kelowna. Team Canada was the winner defeating Russia 5–0 in the gold medal game. Total attendance was 325,138 (a new record) spread over 31 games, for an average of 10,488 per game.[1]

Top Division[edit]

Venues[edit]

GM Place
Capacity: 18,630
Pacific Coliseum
Capacity: 16,281
Prospera Place
Capacity: 6,886
Interior Savings Centre
Capacity: 5,658
Vancouver-gmplace3.jpg Pacificcoliseum.jpg Prospera place kelowna.jpg Interior savings centre.jpg
 Canada – Vancouver  Canada – Vancouver  Canada – Kelowna  Canada – Kamloops

Rosters[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

All times are local (UTC−8).

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Canada (H) 4 4 0 0 16 6 +10 8 Semifinals
2  United States 4 2 1 1 21 12 +9 5 Quarterfinals
3  Finland 4 2 0 2 19 13 +6 4
4   Switzerland 4 1 1 2 8 10 −2 3 Relegation round
5  Norway 4 0 0 4 3 26 −23 0
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.
December 26, 2005
16:00
Finland 1–5
(0–2, 0–2, 1–1)
 CanadaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083
December 26, 2005
20:00
Norway 2–11
(0–3, 1–5, 1–3)
 United StatesPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,232

December 27, 2005
19:00
Switzerland  2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
 NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 11,976

December 28, 2005
16:00
Canada 4–3
(2–1, 2–1, 0–1)
  SwitzerlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,123
December 28, 2005
20:00
United States 6–5
(3–2, 2–1, 1–2)
 FinlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,209

December 29, 2005
16:00
Norway 0–4
(0–1, 0–3, 0–0)
 CanadaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083

December 30, 2005
16:00
United States 2–2
(2–0, 0–0, 0–2)
  SwitzerlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,130
December 30, 2005
20:00
Finland 9–1
(7–0, 1–1, 1–0)
 NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 10,766

December 31, 2005
16:00
Canada 3–2
(2–1, 0–1, 1–0)
 United StatesPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083
December 31, 2005
20:00
Switzerland  1–4
(0–1, 0–0, 1–3)
 FinlandPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 8,335

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Russia 4 4 0 0 21 6 +15 8 Semifinals
2  Sweden 4 3 0 1 20 9 +11 6 Quarterfinals
3  Czech Republic 4 2 0 2 14 14 0 4
4  Slovakia 4 1 0 3 12 21 −9 2 Relegation round
5  Latvia 4 0 0 4 8 25 −17 0
Source: IIHF
December 26, 2005
19:00
Latvia 1–5
(1–2, 0–3, 0–0)
 Czech RepublicInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,653
December 26, 2005
19:00
Sweden 1–5
(1–2, 0–1, 0–2)
 RussiaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,982

December 27, 2005
19:00
Slovakia 7–4
(2–0, 4–3, 1–1)
 LatviaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,790

December 28, 2005
19:00
Czech Republic 2–3
(0–2, 1–1, 1–0)
 SwedenInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 5,323
December 28, 2005
19:00
Russia 6–2
(5–0, 0–1, 1–0)
 SlovakiaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,948

December 29, 2005
19:00
Latvia 1–3
(0–2, 1–1, 0–0)
 RussiaInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,831

December 30, 2005
19:00
Czech Republic 5–3
(3–1, 1–0, 1–2)
 SlovakiaProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,979
December 30, 2005
19:00
Sweden 10–2
(4–1, 3–0, 3–1)
 LatviaInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,797

December 31, 2005
19:00
Slovakia 0–6
(0–2, 0–1, 0–3)
 SwedenInterior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,712
December 31, 2005
19:00
Russia 7–2
(1–0, 1–0, 5–2)
 Czech RepublicProspera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 6,027

Relegation round[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
7   Switzerland 3 2 1 0 10 5 +5 5
8  Slovakia 3 2 1 0 14 10 +4 5
9  Latvia 3 1 0 2 10 12 −2 2 2007 Division I
10  Norway 3 0 0 3 3 10 −7 0
Source: IIHF
January 2, 2006
13:00
Switzerland  5–2
(1–0, 2–1, 2–1)
 LatviaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 7,616

January 3, 2006
13:00
Slovakia 4–3
(1–1, 2–2, 1–0)
 NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 5,038

January 4, 2006
12:00
Latvia 4–0
(1–0, 2–0, 1–0)
 NorwayPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 4,540
January 4, 2006
16:00
Switzerland  3–3
(2–1, 1–0, 0–2)
 SlovakiaPacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 6,667

Final round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        B1  Russia 5  
  A2  United States 2     QF1  United States 1    
  B3  Czech Republic 1         SF1  Russia 0
      SF2  Canada 5
        A1  Canada 4    
  B2  Sweden 0     QF2  Finland 0   Third place
  A3  Finland (OT) 1    Finland 4
   United States 2

Quarterfinals[edit]

January 2, 2006
16:00
Sweden 0–1 OT
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
 FinlandGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

January 2, 2006
20:00
United States 2–1
(2–1, 0–0, 0–0)
 Czech RepublicGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 14,890

Semifinals[edit]

January 3, 2006
16:00
Canada 4–0
(1–0, 1–0, 2–0)
 FinlandGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

January 3, 2006
20:00
Russia 5–1
(1–0, 0–0, 4–1)
 United StatesGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

Fifth place game[edit]

January 4, 2006
20:00
Sweden 3–1
(0–0, 0–0, 3–1)
 Czech RepublicGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 10,684

Bronze medal game[edit]

January 5, 2006
12:00
Finland 4–2
(0–1, 2–0, 2–1)
 United StatesGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 15,107

Final[edit]

January 5, 2006
16:00
Russia 0–5
(0–2, 0–2, 0–1)
 CanadaGeneral Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630

Statistics[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/− PIM
1 Phil Kessel  United States 7 1 10 11 0 2
2 Evgeni Malkin  Russia 6 4 6 10 +5 12
3 Lauri Tukonen  Finland 7 3 7 10 +9 0
4 Stanislav Lašček  Slovakia 6 6 3 9 +3 8
5 Chris Bourque  United States 7 7 1 8 –1 12
6 Nicklas Bäckström  Sweden 6 4 3 7 +3 2
6 Mathias Joggi   Switzerland 6 4 3 7 –2 14
8 Bobby Ryan  United States 7 3 4 7 –1 0
8 Blake Comeau  Canada 6 3 4 7 +7 8
10 Marek Zagrapan  Slovakia 6 2 5 7 +3 18
10 Alexei Emelin  Russia 6 2 5 7 +3 39

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes
Source: IIHF

Goaltending leaders[edit]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA GAA Sv% SO
1 Justin Pogge  Canada 360:00 6 1.00 95.20 3
2 Daniel Larsson  Sweden 249:26 4 0.96 95.18 1
3 Tuukka Rask  Finland 369:26 13 2.11 93.98 1
4 Anton Khudobin  Russia 300:00 11 2.20 93.29 0
5 Cory Schneider  United States 359:06 16 2.67 91.21 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

Awards[edit]

Source: IIHF

Source: IIHF

Division I[edit]

Group A[edit]

Held December 11–17, 2005, in Bled, Slovenia.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Germany 5 5 0 0 20 2 10
 Denmark 5 3 1 1 20 17 7
 Slovenia 5 3 2 0 17 8 6
 France 5 1 2 2 8 7 4
 Ukraine 5 1 3 1 10 22 3
 Japan 5 0 5 0 10 29 0

Group B[edit]

Held December 12–18, 2005, in Minsk, Belarus.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Belarus 5 4 0 1 24 6 9
 Kazakhstan 5 4 1 0 21 8 8
 Italy 5 2 2 1 14 15 5
 Poland 5 1 2 2 9 14 4
 Austria 5 0 3 2 5 16 2
 Hungary 5 0 3 2 6 20 2

Division II[edit]

Group A[edit]

Held December 12–18, 2005, in Bucharest, Romania.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Great Britain 5 5 0 0 53 3 10
 Netherlands 5 3 1 1 38 8 7
 Romania 5 3 1 1 31 11 7
 Spain 5 2 3 0 15 33 4
 Australia 5 1 4 0 17 37 2
 New Zealand 5 0 5 0 2 64 0

Group B[edit]

Held January 10–16, 2006, in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Estonia 5 5 0 0 46 8 10
 Croatia 5 3 2 0 22 15 6
 South Korea 5 2 2 1 20 15 5
 Serbia and Montenegro 5 2 2 1 14 16 5
 Mexico 5 1 4 0 11 40 2
 China 5 1 4 0 12 31 2

Division III[edit]

Held at Elektrėnai and Kaunas, Lithuania January 3–9, 2006.

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Lithuania 4 4 0 0 81 3 8
 Iceland 4 3 1 0 79 6 6
 Turkey 4 2 2 0 35 40 4
 Bulgaria 4 1 3 0 26 32 2
 Armenia 4 0 4 0 6 146 0

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ottawa to host 2009 world junior tourney". TSN.ca. 2006-05-03. Archived from the original on 2008-02-27. Retrieved 2008-05-13.