Champion team from Canada

The 1982 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1982 WJHC) was the 6th edition World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was held from December 22, 1981 until January 2, 1982. The tournament was hosted by the United States in various cities across the state of Minnesota with some games also played in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario. Canada won their first gold medal at the World Juniors, while Czechoslovakia and Finland won silver and bronze, respectively.

Final standings[edit | edit source]

The 1982 tournament was a round-robin format, with the top three teams winning gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Canada Canada 7 6 0 1 45 14 13
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 7 5 1 1 44 17 11
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Finland.png Finland 7 5 2 0 47 29 10
4 Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 7 4 3 0 42 25 8
5 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 7 4 3 0 42 26 8
6 Flag of the United States.png United States of America 7 2 5 0 28 34 4
7 Flag of Germany.png Federal Republic of Germany 7 1 6 0 19 56 2
8 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 7 0 7 0 15 81 0

Switzerland was relegated to Pool B for 1983.

Results[edit | edit source]

December 22, 1981
Flag of Canada Canada 5 – 1 Flag of Finland Finland Winnipeg, Manitoba
December 22, 1981
Flag of Sweden Sweden 17 – 0 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Kenora, Ontario
December 22, 1981
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 12 – 3 Flag of West Germany West Germany Duluth
December 22, 1981
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 6 – 4 Flag of the United States United States Duluth
December 23, 1981
Flag of Canada Canada 3 – 2 Flag of Sweden Sweden Winnipeg, Manitoba
December 23, 1981
Flag of Finland Finland 14 – 2 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Brandon, Manitoba
December 23, 1981
Flag of the United States United States 8 – 1 Flag of West Germany West Germany Duluth
December 23, 1981
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 3 – 2 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union Duluth
December 26, 1981
Flag of Canada Canada 7 – 0 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union Winnipeg, Manitoba
December 26, 1981
Flag of the United States United States 6 – 3 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Grand Rapids
December 26, 1981
Flag of Sweden Sweden 5 – 1 Flag of West Germany West Germany Brainerd
December 26, 1981
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5 – 1 Flag of Finland Finland Virginia
December 27, 1981
Flag of Canada Canada 5 – 4 Flag of the United States United States Bloomington
December 27, 1981
Flag of Sweden Sweden 6 – 4 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Bloomington
December 27, 1981
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 11 – 1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland International Falls
December 27, 1981
Flag of Finland Finland 6 – 4 Flag of West Germany West Germany St. Cloud
December 29, 1981
Flag of Canada Canada 11 – 3 Flag of West Germany West Germany Bloomington
December 29, 1981
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 16 – 0 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Bloomington
December 29, 1981
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 7 – 0 Flag of the United States United States Bloomington
December 30, 1981
Flag of Finland Finland 9 – 6 Flag of Sweden Sweden Burnsville
December 31, 1981
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 7 – 1 Flag of West Germany West Germany New Ulm
December 31, 1981
Flag of Finland Finland 6 – 3 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union Bloomington
December 31, 1981
Flag of Sweden Sweden 4 – 2 Flag of the United States United States Bloomington
January 1, 1982
Flag of Canada Canada 11 – 1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Minneapolis
January 2, 1982
Flag of West Germany West Germany 6 – 5 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Mankato
January 2, 1982
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 7 – 2 Flag of Sweden Sweden Bloomington
January 2, 1982
Flag of Finland Finland 8 – 4 Flag of the United States United States Bloomington
January 2, 1982
Flag of Canada Canada 3 – 3 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Rochester

Leading scorers[edit | edit source]

  GP G A Pts PIM
Flag of Finland Raimo Summanen 7 9 16
Flag of Finland Petri Skriko 8 7 15
Flag of Finland Risto Jalo 7 8 15
Flag of Canada Mike Moller 5 9 14
Flag of Soviet Union Anatoli Semonov 5 8 13

Tournament all-stars[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


Preceded by
1981 World Juniors
World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

See also: 1982 World Championships
Succeeded by
1983 World Juniors
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