Junior Club World Cup

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The Junior Club World Cup[1] (JCWC) (Russian: Кубок Мира среди молодежных клубных команд, Kubok Mira sredi molodezhnykh klubnykh komand) is an international junior ice hockey tournament sanctioned by IIHF. The first edition of the tournament took place between 30 August 2011 and 3 September 2011 in Omsk. It featured 8 teams from 8 different countries.[2]

History[edit]

The first Junior Club World Cup took place in Omsk, Russia, in 2011. The first tournament was won by the Minor Hockey League's Krasnaya Armiya. They defeated Energie Karlovy Vary 7–2 in the final game.

In the second tournament, in 2012, Hockey Canada and USA Hockey both sent higher calibre of representatives to the event. In the final, the Ontario Hockey League's Sudbury Wolves defeated the United States Hockey League's Waterloo Black Hawks 2–0 in a closely fought championship game.

The 2013 tournament was played again in Omsk, Russia and won by the hometown Omskie Yastreby, defeating Finland's HPK 2-0 in the final. The USHL's Dubuque Fighting Saints won bronze with a 4-1 effort over Dinamo-Shinnik.

Results by year[edit]

Year 1st Gold 2nd Silver Score 3rd Bronze Fourth Score Host Teams
2011 Russia Krasnaya Armiya Czech Republic Energie Karlovy Vary 7–2 Third place was not contested. Omsk,  Russia 8
2012 Canada Sudbury Wolves United States Waterloo Black Hawks 2–0 Sweden Linköpings HC Belarus Dinamo-Shinnik 1–0 OT Omsk,  Russia 10
2013 Russia Omskie Yastreby Finland HPK 2–0 United States Dubuque Fighting Saints Belarus Dinamo-Shinnik 4–1 Omsk,  Russia 8
2014 Russia МHC Spartak Russia Tolpar Ufa 2–1 SO United States Sioux City Musketeers Belarus Dinamo-Shinnik 4–3 OT Ufa,  Russia 10
2015 Sweden Djurgårdens IF Russia Chaika Nizhny Novgorod 2–1 United States Chicago Steel Russia MHC Avto 3–2 Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Tagil, Verkhnyaya Pyshma,  Russia 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ MHL: Junior Club World Cup
  2. ^ Участники Кубка Мира (in Russian). Minor Hockey League. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 

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