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 Jukka Jalonen
Most points Esa Tikkanen (35)
IIHF code FIN
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Home colours
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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, North Dakota, United States; December 27, 2004)
 Canada 8 – 1 Finland 
(Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; December 26, 2011)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances 43 (first in 1974)
Best result Med 1.png (1987, 1998, 2014, 2016)
International record (W–L–T)
138–102–15
Medal record
IIHF World U20 Championship
Silver medal – second place 1974 Soviet Union Finland
Silver medal – second place 1980 Finland Finland
Silver medal – second place 1981 West Germany Finland
Bronze medal – third place 1982 USA Finland
Silver medal – second place 1984 Sweden Finland
Gold medal – first place 1987 Czechoslovakia Finland
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Soviet Union Finland
Gold medal – first place 1998 Finland Finland
Silver medal – second place 2001 Russia Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Czech Republic Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Canada Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Finland Finland
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Canada Finland
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sweden Finland
Gold medal – first place 2016 Finland 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 2016 roster[edit]

Roster for the 2016 World Junior Championships:[1]

Pos. No. Player Team
GK 1 Kaapo Kähkönen Finland Espoo Blues
GK 30 Veini Vehviläinen Finland JYP Jyväskylä
GK 31 Emil Larmi Finland Peliitat
D 2 Sami Niku Finland JYP Jyväskylä
D 3 Miro Keskitalo Finland TPS
D 4 Olli Juolevi Canada London Knights
D 5 Eetu Sopanen Finland Peliitat
D 6 Joni Tuulola Finland HPK
D 7 Niko Mikkola Finland KalPa
D 18 Vili Saarijärvi United States Flint Firebirds
F 9 Jesse Puljujärvi Finland Oulun Kärpät
F 10 Roope Hintz A Finland HIFK
F 12 Kasper Björkqvist Finland Espoo Blues
F 13 Miska Siikonen Finland Lahti Pelicans
F 15 Mikko Rantanen C United States San Antonio Rampage
F 19 Aleksi Saarela Finland Ässät
F 20 Sebastian Aho A Finland Oulun Kärpät
F 21 Antti Kalapudas Finland Oulun Kärpät
F 23 Sebastian Repo Finland Lahti Pelicans
F 24 Kasperi Kapanen Canada Toronto Marlies
F 25 Julius Nättinen Canada Barrie Colts
F 28 Juho Lammikko Canada Kingston Frontenacs
F 29 Patrik Laine Finland 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
2015 5 1 4^ 0 8 14 4 7th place
2016 7 6* 1 0 35 22 17 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]

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