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The 1986 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1986 WJHC) was the 10th edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was held from December 26, 1985, until January 4, 1986. It was held mainly in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The Soviet Union won the gold medal, its seventh championship, Canada silver and the United States bronze. The bronze medal was the first for the Americans in tournament history.

Final standings[edit | edit source]

The 1986 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 the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 7 7 0 0 42 14 14
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Canada.png Canada 7 5 2 0 54 21 10
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of the United States.png United States of America 7 4 3 0 35 26 8
4 Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 7 4 3 0 30 20 8
5 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 7 4 3 0 26 23 8
6 Flag of Finland.png Finland 7 3 4 0 31 23 6
7 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 7 1 6 0 19 54 2
8 Flag of Germany.png Federal Republic of Germany 7 0 7 0 9 65 0

West Germany was relegated to Pool B for 1987.

Results[edit | edit source]

December 26, 1985
Flag of Canada Canada 12 – 1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Hamilton
December 26, 1985
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 7 – 3 Flag of the United States United States London
December 26, 1985
Flag of Sweden Sweden 2 – 0 Flag of Finland Finland Orillia
December 26, 1985
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 9 – 3 Flag of West Germany West Germany Newmarket
December 27, 1985
Flag of Canada Canada 18 – 2 Flag of West Germany West Germany Kitchener
December 27, 1985
Flag of Finland Finland 9 – 2 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland St. Catharines
December 27, 1985
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 6 – 1 Flag of Sweden Sweden Oshawa
December 27, 1985
Flag of the United States United States 5 – 2 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Hamilton
December 29, 1985
Flag of Canada Canada 5 – 2 Flag of the United States United States Hamilton
December 29, 1985
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 7 – 3 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Guelph
December 29, 1985
Flag of Sweden Sweden 3 – 2 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Stratford
December 29, 1985
Flag of Finland Finland 7 – 2 Flag of West Germany West Germany Toronto
December 30, 1985
Flag of Canada Canada 9 – 2 Flag of Sweden Sweden Hamilton
December 30, 1985
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 7 – 2 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Dundas
December 30, 1985
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 10 – 0 Flag of West Germany West Germany Kitchener
December 30, 1985
Flag of Finland Finland 7 – 5 Flag of the United States United States Oshawa
January 1, 1986
Flag of Canada Canada 6 – 5 Flag of Finland Finland Toronto
January 1, 1986
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 4 – 3 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia London
January 1, 1986
Flag of the United States United States 4 – 1 Flag of West Germany West Germany Hamilton
January 1, 1986
Flag of Sweden Sweden 7 – 1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Oakville
January 2, 1986
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 4 – 1 Flag of Canada Canada Hamilton
January 2, 1986
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 2 – 0 Flag of Finland Finland Brantford
January 2, 1986
Flag of Sweden Sweden 10 – 0 Flag of West Germany West Germany Georgetown
January 2, 1986
Flag of the United States United States 11 – 3 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Niagara Falls
January 4, 1986
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5 – 3 Flag of Canada Canada Hamilton
January 4, 1986
Flag of the United States United States 5 – 1 Flag of Sweden Sweden Hamilton
January 4, 1986
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 7 – 1 Flag of West Germany West Germany Brantford
January 4, 1986
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 4 – 3 Flag of Finland Finland Hamilton

Leading scorers[edit | edit source]

  GP G A Pts PIM
Flag of Canada Shayne Corson 7 7 14
Flag of Canada Joe Murphy 4 10 14
Flag of Soviet Union Valeri Kamensky 7 6 13
Flag of Canada Jim Sandlak 5 7 12
Flag of Czechoslovakia Radek Toupal 5 7 12

Tournament all-stars[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


Preceded by
1985 World Juniors
World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

See also: 1986 World Championships
Succeeded by
1987 World Juniors


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