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2006 IIHF World U20 Championship
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Tournament details
Host country  Canada
Dates December 26 - January 5
Teams 10
Venue(s) (in 3 host cities)
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada (12th title)
Tournament statistics
Matches played 31
Goals scored 195 (6.29 per match)
Attendance 325,138
Scoring leader(s) United States Phil Kessel (11 points)
MVP Russia Evgeni Malkin


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]

Contents

Championship results

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Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Canada 4 4 0 0 16 6 8
 United States 4 2 1 1 21 12 5
 Finland 4 2 2 0 19 13 4
 Switzerland 4 1 2 1 8 10 3
 Norway 4 0 4 0 3 30 0
Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

December 26, 2005
16:00
 Finland 1–5  Canada Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083 (Cap. 16,083)
Seitsonen 48:49 (PP1) Boyd 10:23 (PP1), 34:24
Comeau 15:52
Bolland 23:17 (PP1)
Chipchura 54:03
December 26, 2005
20:00
 Norway 2–11  United States Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,232 (Cap. 16,083)
Sveum 29:00 (PP1)
Olimb 43:44 (PP1)
Oshie 2:19
E. Johnson 12:22 (PP1)
Skille 17:30 (PP1)
Bourque 21:23, 27:32, 31:11 (PP1), 51:38, 53:03 (SH1)
Mueller 26:14
Porter 34:54 (PP1)
Schremp 40:32
December 27, 2005
19:00
 Switzerland 2–0  Norway Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 11,976 (Cap. 16,083)
Joggi 33:52 (PP1)
Burgler 54:04 (PP1)
December 28, 2005
16:00
 Canada 4–3  Switzerland Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,123 (Cap. 16,083)
Downie 8:45 (PP1)
Boyd 17:45
Pyatt 30:00
Bolland 33:39 (PP1)
Blum 5:33 (PP2)
Weber 34:37
Sprünger 42:42 (PP1)
December 28, 2005
20:00
 United States 6–5  Finland Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,209 (Cap. 16,083)
Fritsche 9:42 (PP1)
Wheeler 17:05, 39:18
Lee 19:49 (PP1)
Ryan 28:01 (PP1)
Porter 49:49 (PP1)
Alikoski 6:21
Korpikoski 8:26 (SH1)
Seitsonen 21:28 (PP1)
Tukonen 55:34
Laakso 58:48 (PP1)
December 29, 2005
16:00
 Norway 0–4  Canada Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083 (Cap. 16,083)
Barker 15:27 (PP1)
Bolland 34:50 (PP1)
Chipchura 35:16
Bourdon 36:41
December 30, 2005
16:00
 United States 2–2  Switzerland Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 12,130 (Cap. 16,083)
Paukovich 6:16
Ryan 16:59
Blum 47:53 (PP1)
Joggi 54:08 (PP2)
December 30, 2005
20:00
 Finland 9–1  Norway Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 10,766 (Cap. 16,083)
Seppänen 1:10, 8:49
Lindgren 3:26
Jokinen 12:34 (PP1)
Tukonen 15:30 (PP1)
Heino 17:13
Seitsonen 18:32, 29:04
Kolehmainen 49:53
Sveum 35:10 (PP1)
December 31, 2005
16:00
 Canada 3–2  United States Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 16,083 (Cap. 16,083)
Barker 2:35 (PP1)
Boyd 6:42
Chipchura 59:27 (EN)
Bourque 10:27 (PP1)
Mueller 28:10 (PP1)
December 31, 2005
20:00
 Switzerland 1–4  Finland Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 8,335 (Cap. 16,083)
Joggi 52:23 (PP1) Kolehmainen 2:45 (PP1)
Sinisalo 42:24
Lindgren 42:34
Laakso 59:49 (EN

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Russia 4 4 0 0 21 6 8
 Sweden 4 3 1 0 20 9 6
 Czech Republic 4 2 2 0 14 14 4
 Slovakia 4 1 3 0 12 21 2
 Latvia 4 0 4 0 8 25 0
Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

December 26, 2005
19:00
 Latvia 1–5  Czech Republic Interior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,653 (Cap. 6,400)
Meija 11:16 01:13 Hromas
08:16 Kalus
28:47 Pohl
29:37 Meidl
37:52 Pohl
December 26, 2005
19:00
 Sweden 1–5  Russia Prospera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,982 (Cap. 6,886)
Bergfors (PP) 07:37 08:45 (PP) Malkin
13:51 (PP) Kulemin
38:03 Voloshenko
47:49 Shirokov
52:00 (SH) Kulemin
December 27, 2005
19:00
 Slovakia 7–4  Latvia Prospera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,790 (Cap. 6,886)
Valábik 11:42
Lascek (PP) 18:30
Zagrapan 21:05
Lascek 28:28
Gračík 30:36
Lascek 39:03
Piatak 47:41
29:27 (PP) Galviņš
37:25 Klujevskis
39:24 Zelubovskis
50:05 E. Zelubovskis
December 28, 2005
19:00
 Czech Republic 2–3  Sweden Interior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 5,323 (Cap. 6,400)
Sobotka (PP) 36:25
Káňa (PP) 52:48
02:08 Karlsson
03:49 Salmonsson
20:52 O. Hedman
December 28, 2005
19:00
 Russia 6–2  Slovakia Prospera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,948 (Cap. 6,886)
Churilov 07:37
Lemtyugov (PP) 09:45
Lisin 10:32
Zubov (PP) 16:41
Malkin (PP) 19:09
Emelin (PP) 47:11
17:30 (PP) Sekera
30:29 Lascek
December 29, 2005
19:00
 Latvia 1–3  Russia Interior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,831 (Cap. 6,400)
Klujevskis (PP) 32:58 03:54 (PP) Malkin
04:00 Lemtyugov
36:26 Lemtyugov
December 30, 2005
19:00
 Czech Republic 5–3  Slovakia Prospera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 5,979 (Cap. 6,886)
Krejčí 00:26
Kudělka (PP) 10:01
Krejčí 10:22
Krejčí 30:36
Pohl 45:10
01:38 (PP) Zagrapan
46:45 (PP) Gračík
56:05 (PP) Scurko
December 30, 2005
19:00
 Sweden 10–2  Latvia Interior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,797 (Cap. 6,400)
Karlsson 01:06
Bäckström (PP) 14:40
Viklund (PP) 15:57
Pettersson 18:17
Bergfors (PP) 20:40
Bäckström 25:25
Salmonsson (SH) 29:35
Bäckström 41:25
Ritola 51:59
Pettersson (PP) 57:42
16:58 Karsums
51:52 Karkliņš
December 31, 2005
19:00
 Slovakia 0–6  Sweden Interior Savings Centre, Kamloops
Attendance: 4,712 (Cap. 6,400)
07:07 Lindqvist
13:01 (PP) Ritola
34:20 Ryno
43:33 Pettersson
49:44 Axelsson
52:22 Karlsson
December 31, 2005
19:00
 Russia 7–2  Czech Republic Prospera Place, Kelowna
Attendance: 6,027 (Cap. 6,886)
Shirokov (PP) 16:20
Voloshenko 33:46
Malkin 41:07
Zubov (PP) 44:15
Voloshenko 46:14
Lisin 51:09
Radulov 56:07
48:47 Pohl
49:35 (PP) Sobotka

Relegation round

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Switzerland 3 2 0 1 10 5 5
 Slovakia 3 2 0 1 14 10 5
 Latvia 3 1 2 0 10 12 2
 Norway 3 0 3 0 3 10 0

Note: Matches  Slovakia 7–4  Latvia and  Switzerland 2–0  Norway from the preliminary round (both on December 27, 2005) are included as well since these results carry forward.

Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

January 2, 2006
13:00
 Switzerland 5–2  Latvia Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 7,616 (Cap. 16,083)
January 3, 2006
13:00
 Slovakia 4–3  Norway Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 5,038 (Cap. 16,083)
January 4, 2006
12:00
 Latvia 4–0  Norway Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 4,540 (Cap. 16,083)
January 4, 2006
16:00
 Switzerland 3–3  Slovakia Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver
Attendance: 6,667 (Cap. 16,083)

Final round

  Quarter finals     Semi finals     Final
                           
      QF1   United States 1  
  A2   United States 2     B1   Russia 5    
  B3   Czech Republic 1         SF1   Russia 0
      SF2   Canada 5
      QF2   Finland 0    
  B2   Finland 1     A1   Canada 4  
  A3   Sweden 0  
Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

Quarter-finals

January 2, 2006
16:00
 Sweden 0–1 OT  Finland General Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630 (Cap. 18,630)
69:26 (PP) Laakso
January 2, 2006
20:00
 United States 2–1  Czech Republic General Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 14,890 (Cap. 18,630)
Kessel (PP) 03:23
Bourque 11:08
12:17 (PP) Šmíd

Semi-finals

January 3, 2006
16:00
 Canada 4–0  Finland General Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630 (Cap. 18,630)
Russell 18:16
Comeau 38:58
Letang (PP) 49:40
Cogliano 53:32
January 3, 2006
20:00
 Russia 5–1  United States General Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630 (Cap. 18,630)
Kulemin 12:32
Kulemin (PP) 41:42
Emelin 43:13
Shirokov 53:01
Lemtyugov 55:15
42:34 (PP) Skille

Fifth place game

January 4, 2006
20:00
 Sweden 3–1  Czech Republic General Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 10,684 (Cap. 18,630)
Rynol 41:42
Bergfors 42:07
Bäckström 59:12
43:16 Káňa

Bronze medal game

January 5, 2006
12:00
 Finland 4–2  United States General Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 15,107 (Cap. 18,630)
Sailio 33:32
Joensuu 34:51
Tukonen 53:20
Joensuu 55:24
12:11 Ryan
51:03 (PP) J. Johnson

Gold medal game

January 5, 2006
16:00
 Russia 0–5  Canada General Motors Place, Vancouver
Attendance: 18,630 (Cap. 18,630)
17:13 Downie
18:56 Comeau
32:02 (PP) Blunden
34:44 (PP) Blunden
57:15 Chipchura

Scoring leaders

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

Goaltending leaders

(Minimum 90 minutes played)

Player Nationality Mins GA GAA SO Pct.
Daniel Larsson  Sweden 249 4 0.96 1 .952
Justin Pogge  Canada 360 6 1.00 3 .952
Tuukka Rask  Finland 369 13 2.11 1 .940
Anton Khudobin  Russia 300 11 2.20 0 .933
Reto Berra  Switzerland 358 14 2.34 1 .910

Tournament awards

All-Star Team

Selected by the media.

Goaltender: Flag of Finland.svg Tuukka Rask

Defense: Flag of Canada.svg Luc Bourdon, Flag of the United States.svg Jack Johnson

Forwards: Flag of Russia.svg Evgeni Malkin, Flag of Finland.svg Lauri Tukonen, Flag of Canada.svg Steve Downie

Best players

Selected by the directorate.

Goaltender: Flag of Finland.svg Tuukka Rask

Defenseman: Flag of Canada.svg Marc Staal

Forward: Flag of Russia.svg Evgeni Malkin

Division I

Group A

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

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

Group A

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 4 1 1 31 11 7
 Spain 5 1 3 0 15 33 4
 Australia 5 1 4 0 17 37 2
 New Zealand 5 0 5 0 2 64 0

Group B

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

Held at Elektrenai 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

References

Preceded by
2005 World Juniors
World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

See also: 2006 World Championships
Succeeded by
2007 World Juniors

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