2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division II

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2019 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II
Tournament details
Host countries Estonia
 Croatia
Dates13–19 January 2019
14–20 January 2019
Teams12
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
2018
2020

The 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division II will consist of two tiered groups of six teams each: the fourth-tier Division IIA and the fifth-tier Division IIB. For each tier, the team which places first will be promoted to the next highest division, while the team which places last will be relegated to a lower division.

The tournaments are a round-robin tournament format, with two points allotted for a win, one additional point for a regulation win, and one point for an overtime or game winning shots loss.

To be eligible as a junior, a player cannot be born earlier than 1999.

Division IIA will be held in Tallinn, Estonia, while Division IIB will be hosted in Zagreb, Croatia.

Division IIA[edit]

The Division IIA tournament will be played in Tallinn, Estonia, from 13 to 19 January 2019.

2019 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II A
Tournament details
Host country Estonia
Dates13–19 January 2019
Teams6
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played6
Goals scored38 (6.33 per match)
Attendance4,191 (699 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United Kingdom Joshua Waller
(6 points)

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 Lithuania placed 6th in Division I B last year and were relegated
 South Korea placed 2nd in Division II A last year
 Great Britain placed 3rd in Division II A last year
 Estonia placed 4th in Division II A last year
 Romania placed 5th in Division II A last year
 Spain placed 1st in Division II B last year and were promoted

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Romania 2 1 1 0 0 5 3 +2 5 Promoted to Division I B
2  Estonia (H) 2 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2 5
3  Lithuania 2 1 0 1 0 7 6 +1 4
4  Great Britain 2 1 0 0 1 17 7 +10 3
5  South Korea 2 0 0 1 1 2 15 −13 1
6  Spain 2 0 0 0 2 3 5 −2 0 Relegation to Division II B
Updated to match(es) played on 14 January 2019. 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.

All times are local. (UTC+2)

13 January 2019
13:00
South Korea 1–2 OT
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
 RomaniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
Attendance: 153
13 January 2019
16:30
Spain 1–2
(0–1, 1–1, 0–0)
 EstoniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
Attendance: 1,514
13 January 2019
20:00
Great Britain 4–6
(0–4, 2–1, 2–1)
 LithuaniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
Attendance: 356
14 January 2019
13:00
Romania 3–2
(1–2, 1–0, 1–0)
 SpainTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
Attendance: 103
14 January 2019
16:30
South Korea 1–13
(0–3, 0–5, 1–5)
 Great BritainTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
Attendance: 235
14 January 2019
20:00
Lithuania 1–2 GWS
(0–0, 0–1, 1–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
 EstoniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
Attendance: 1,830
16 January 2019
13:00
Lithuania v RomaniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
16 January 2019
16:30
South Korea v SpainTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
16 January 2019
20:00
Great Britain v EstoniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
17 January 2019
13:00
Spain v LithuaniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
17 January 2019
16:30
Romania v Great BritainTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
17 January 2019
20:00
Estonia v South KoreaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
19 January 2019
13:00
Great Britain v SpainTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
19 January 2019
16:30
Lithuania v South KoreaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn
19 January 2019
20:00
Estonia v RomaniaTondiraba Ice Hall, Tallinn

Division II B[edit]

The Division II B tournament will be played in Zagreb, Croatia, from 14 to 20 January 2019.

2019 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II B
Tournament details
Host country Croatia
Dates14–20 January 2019
Teams6
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Matches played3
Goals scored23 (7.67 per match)
Attendance1,198 (399 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Belgium Alec James
(5 points)

Participants[edit]

Team Qualification
 Netherlands placed 6th in Division II A last year and were relegated
 Serbia placed 2nd in Division II B last year
 Croatia placed 3rd in Division II B last year
 Belgium placed 4th in Division II B last year
 Mexico placed 5th in Division II B last year
 Israel placed 1st in Division III last year and were promoted

Standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1  Croatia (H) 1 1 0 0 0 7 0 +7 3 Promoted to Division II A
2  Serbia 1 1 0 0 0 6 1 +5 3
3  Belgium 1 1 0 0 0 6 3 +3 3
4  Israel 1 0 0 0 1 3 6 −3 0
5  Mexico 1 0 0 0 1 1 6 −5 0
6  Netherlands 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 −7 0 Relegation to Division III
Updated to match(es) played on 15 January 2019. 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.

All times are local. (UTC+1)

15 January 2019
13:00
Israel 3–6
(0–1, 1–1, 2–4)
 BelgiumDom Sportova, Zagreb
Attendance: 100
15 January 2019
16:30
Serbia 6–1
(1–1, 1–0, 4–0)
 MexicoDom Sportova, Zagreb
Attendance: 132
15 January 2019
20:00
Croatia 7–0
(1–0, 2–0, 4–0)
 NetherlandsDom Sportova, Zagreb
Attendance: 966
16 January 2019
13:00
Mexico v IsraelDom Sportova, Zagreb
16 January 2019
16:30
Netherlands v BelgiumDom Sportova, Zagreb
16 January 2019
20:00
Serbia v CroatiaDom Sportova, Zagreb
18 January 2019
13:00
Netherlands v MexicoDom Sportova, Zagreb
18 January 2019
16:30
Serbia v IsraelDom Sportova, Zagreb
18 January 2019
20:00
Croatia v BelgiumDom Sportova, Zagreb
19 January 2019
13:00
Belgium v SerbiaDom Sportova, Zagreb
19 January 2019
16:30
Israel v NetherlandsDom Sportova, Zagreb
19 January 2019
20:00
Mexico v CroatiaDom Sportova, Zagreb
21 January 2019
13:00
Netherlands v SerbiaDom Sportova, Zagreb
21 January 2019
16:30
Belgium v MexicoDom Sportova, Zagreb
21 January 2019
20:00
Croatia v IsraelDom Sportova, Zagreb

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