2018 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship

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2018 IIHF Women's U18 World Championship
2018 IIHF World Women's U18 Championship.png
Tournament details
Host country  Russia
Dates 6–13 January 2018
Teams 8
Venue(s) Ice Palace Dmitrov (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  United States (7th title)
Runner-up Silver medal blank.svg  Sweden
Third place Bronze medal blank.svg  Canada
Fourth place  Russia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 21
Goals scored 108 (5.14 per match)
Attendance 22,653 (1,079 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Switzerland Lisa Rüedi
(11 points)
MVP United States Taylor Heise
Website u18worldwomen2018.iihf.hockey
2017
2019

The 2018 IIHF Women's U18 World Championship was the eleventh Women's U18 World Championship in ice hockey. It was played at the Ice Palace in Dmitrov, Russia from January 6th to 13th. The USA won for the seventh time, for the first time defeating someone else other that Canada in the Gold medal game. Sweden took silver, while Canada took bronze beating host Russia. The Russians beat Canada in the preliminary round, marking another first.

On 4 January 2018, the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia announced that all entry tickets would be free as part of their program.[1]

Top Division[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  United States 3 2 1 0 0 13 6 +7 8 Advance to semifinals
2  Sweden 3 1 0 1 1 3 6 −3 4
3  Russia 3 1 0 0 2 6 9 −3 3[a] Advance to quarterfinals
4  Canada 3 1 0 0 2 8 9 −1 3[a]
Source: IIHF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Canada 2–3 Russia
6 January 2018
15:30
Canada 2–3
(0–1, 0–1, 2–1)
 RussiaA Arena
Attendance: 2,281
6 January 2018
19:30
United States 2–1 OT
(1–0, 0–0, 0–1)
(OT: 1–0)
 SwedenA Arena
Attendance: 475
7 January 2018
15:30
Russia 3–5
(0–4, 1–1, 2–0)
 United StatesA Arena
Attendance: 2,557
7 January 2018
19:30
Canada 4–0
(2–0, 0–0, 2–0)
 SwedenA Arena
Attendance: 1,205
9 January 2018
15:30
United States 6–2
(1–1, 4–0, 1–1)
 CanadaA Arena
Attendance: 1,013
9 January 2018
19:30
Sweden 2–0
(2–0, 0–0, 0–0)
 RussiaA Arena
Attendance: 2,518

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 0 8 7 +1 7 Advance to quarterfinals
2  Finland 3 2 0 0 1 9 6 +3 6
3  Germany 3 1 1 0 1 5 6 −1 5 Advance to relegation round
4   Switzerland 3 0 0 0 3 6 9 −3 0
Source: IIHF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
6 January 2018
15:30
Czech Republic 4–3
(0–1, 3–1, 1–1)
  SwitzerlandB Arena
Attendance: 118
6 January 2017
19:30
Finland 4–1
(2–0, 2–1, 0–0)
 GermanyB Arena
Attendance: 102
7 January 2018
15:30
Czech Republic 1–2 OT
(0–1, 1–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
 GermanyB Arena
Attendance: 116
7 January 2018
19:30
Switzerland  2–3
(1–1, 1–0, 0–2)
 FinlandB Arena
Attendance: 112
9 January 2018
15:30
Germany 2–1
(1–1, 1–0, 0–0)
  SwitzerlandB Arena
Attendance: 92
9 January, 2018
19:30
Finland 2–3
(1–1, 1–1, 0–1)
 Czech RepublicB Arena
Attendance: 105

Relegation round[edit]

The third and fourth placed team from Group B will play a best-of-three series to determine the relegated team.

10 January 2018
15:30
Germany 3–7
(0–3, 0–3, 3–1)
  SwitzerlandB Arena
Attendance: 84
12 January 2018
15:30
Switzerland  3–0
(1–0, 2–0, 0–0)
 GermanyB Arena
Attendance: 74

Final round[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        A1  United States (GWS) 4  
  A4  Canada 3     A4  Canada 3    
  B1  Czech Republic 1         A1  United States 9
      A2  Sweden 3
        A2  Sweden 2    
  A3  Russia 2     A3  Russia 1   Third place
  B2  Finland 0   A3  Russia 1
  A4  Canada 5

Quarterfinals[edit]

10 January 2018
15:30
Canada 3–1
(0–0, 3–0, 0–1)
 Czech RepublicA Arena
Attendance: 715
10 January 2018
19:30
Russia 2–0
(0–0, 2–0, 0–0)
 FinlandA Arena
Attendance: 2,418

Semifinals[edit]

12 January 2018
15:30
United States 4–3 GWS
(1–1, 0–2, 2–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 2–1)
 CanadaA Arena
Attendance: 1,295
12 January 2018
19:30
Sweden 2–1
(0–0, 1–0, 1–1)
 RussiaA Arena
Attendance: 2,718

Fifth place game[edit]

12 January 2018
19:30
Czech Republic 1–2
(0–0, 0–1, 1–1)
 FinlandB Arena
Attendance: 99

Bronze medal game[edit]

13 January 2018
15:30
Russia 1–5
(0–1, 0–2, 1–2)
 CanadaA Arena
Attendance: 2,503

Gold medal game[edit]

13 January 2018
19:30
United States 9–3
(3–1, 6–0, 0–2)
 SwedenA Arena
Attendance: 2,053

Final ranking[edit]

Pos Grp Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 A  United States 5 4 1 0 0 26 12 +14 14 Champions
2 A  Sweden 5 2 0 1 2 8 16 −8 7 Runners-up
3 A  Canada 6 3 0 1 2 19 15 +4 10 Third place
4 A  Russia (H) 6 2 0 0 4 10 16 −6 6 Fourth place
5 B  Finland 5 3 0 0 2 11 9 +2 9 Fifth place game
6 B  Czech Republic 5 2 0 1 2 10 12 −2 7
7 B   Switzerland 5 2 0 0 3 16 12 +4 6 Advance in Relegation
8 B  Germany 5 1 1 0 3 8 16 −8 5 Relegation to Division I A
Source: IIHF
(H) Host.

Tournament awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player

United States Taylor Heise

All-star team

Source: IIHF.com

Best players selected by the directorate

  • Best Goalkeeper Sweden Anna Amholt
  • Best Defenseman United States Gracie Ostertag
  • Best Forward United States Taylor Heise

Source: IIHF.com

Statistics[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/− PIM
1 Lisa Rüedi   Switzerland 5 6 5 11 0 0
2 Rahel Enzler   Switzerland 5 3 6 9 +2 0
3 Makenna Webster  United States 5 2 7 9 +8 0
4 Britta Curl  United States 5 4 4 8 +6 2
4 Taylor Heise  United States 5 4 4 8 +7 12
6 Dominique Petrie  United States 5 3 5 8 +7 8
7 Kristýna Kaltounková  Czech Republic 5 3 4 7 +6 10
8 Elisa Holopainen  Finland 5 1 6 7 +7 0
9 Alexie Guay  Canada 6 1 6 7 +2 10
10 Abigail Murphy  United States 5 4 2 6 +6 2

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

Goaltending leaders[edit]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA GAA Sv% SO
1 Sanni Ahola  Finland 299:07 9 1.81 92.91 0
2 Diana Farkhutdinova  Russia 343:23 12 2.10 92.45 1
3 Anna Amholt  Sweden 208:25 11 3.17 91.85 1
4 Saskia Maurer   Switzerland 297:52 12 2.42 91.37 1
5 Kristýna Bláhová  Czech Republic 301:36 12 2.39 90.98 0

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

Division I[edit]

The Group A tournament was held in Asiago, Italy from 8 to 14 January 2018. The Group B tournament was held in Katowice, Poland from 6 to 12 January 2018. The Group B Qualification tournament was held in Mexico City, Mexico from 30 January to 4 February 2018.

Division I A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Japan 5 5 0 0 0 21 1 +20 15 Promoted to Top Division
2  Slovakia 5 3 1 0 1 18 11 +7 11
3  Italy 5 2 0 1 2 13 14 −1 7
4  Austria 5 2 0 0 3 10 17 −7 6
5  Hungary 5 1 0 1 3 8 18 −10 4
6  Norway 5 0 1 0 4 4 13 −9 2 Relegation to Division I B
Source: IIHF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.

Division I B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Denmark 5 5 0 0 0 30 3 +27 15 Promoted to Division I A
2  France 5 4 0 0 1 16 6 +10 12
3  Poland 5 3 0 0 2 17 9 +8 9
4  China 5 1 1 0 3 9 22 −13 5
5  Great Britain 5 1 0 0 4 7 15 −8 3
6  Australia 5 0 0 1 4 6 30 −24 1 Relegation to Division I B Qualification
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.

Division I B qualification[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Netherlands 4 4 0 0 0 25 5 +20 12 Promoted to Division I B
2  Mexico (H) 4 3 0 0 1 11 9 +2 9
3  Spain 4 2 0 0 2 16 9 +7 6
4  Kazakhstan 4 1 0 0 3 20 13 +7 3
5  Turkey 4 0 0 0 4 3 39 −36 0
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host.

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