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The 1991 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1991 WJHC) was the 15th edition of the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Canada won its second consecutive gold medal, and fifth overall, while the Soviet Union won silver, and Czechoslovakia the bronze.


Final standings[edit | edit source]

The 1991 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.png Canada 7 5 1 1 40 18 11
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of the Soviet Union.png Soviet Union 7 5 1 1 44 15 11
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Czechoslovakia.png Czechoslovakia 7 5 2 0 44 19 10
4 Flag of the United States.png United States of America 7 4 2 1 45 19 9
5 Flag of Finland.png Finland 7 3 3 1 35 30 7
6 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 7 3 4 0 32 29 6
7 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 7 1 6 0 5 48 2
8 Flag of Norway.png Norway 7 0 7 0 8 75 0

Norway was relegated to Pool B for 1992.

Results[edit | edit source]

December 26, 1990
Flag of Canada Canada 6 – 0 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Saskatoon
December 26, 1990
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 11 – 3 Flag of Norway Norway Rosetown
December 26, 1990
Flag of Finland Finland 8 – 5 Flag of Sweden Sweden Saskatoon
December 26, 1990
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 4 – 2 Flag of the United States United States Prince Albert
December 27, 1990
Flag of Canada Canada 4 – 4 Flag of the United States United States Saskatoon
December 27, 1990
Flag of Sweden Sweden 4 – 3 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Regina
December 28, 1990
Flag of Finland Finland 7 – 1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Moose Jaw
December 28, 1990
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 13 – 0 Flag of Norway Norway Saskatoon
December 29, 1990
Flag of Canada Canada 10 – 1 Flag of Norway Norway Regina
December 29, 1990
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 5 – 1 Flag of Sweden Sweden Saskatoon
December 29, 1990
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 10 – 0 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Kindersley
December 29, 1990
Flag of the United States United States 6 – 3 Flag of Finland Finland North Battleford
December 30, 1990
Flag of Canada Canada 7 – 4 Flag of Sweden Sweden Regina
December 30, 1990
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 5 – 1 Flag of the United States United States Saskatoon
December 31, 1990
Flag of Finland Finland 10 – 2 Flag of Norway Norway Saskatoon
December 31, 1990
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 10 – 1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Yorkton
January 1, 1991
Flag of Canada Canada 5 – 1 Flag of Finland Finland Saskatoon
January 1, 1991
Flag of the United States United States 19 – 1 Flag of Norway Norway Regina
January 1, 1991
Flag of Sweden Sweden 6 – 1 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Saskatoon
January 1, 1991
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 5 – 3 Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Regina
January 2, 1991
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 6 – 5 Flag of Canada Canada Saskatoon
January 2, 1991
Flag of the United States United States 5 – 2 Flag of Sweden Sweden Humboldt
January 3, 1991
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union 5 – 5 Flag of Finland Finland Regina
January 3, 1991
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 2 – 1 Flag of Norway Norway Saskatoon
January 4, 1991
Flag of Canada Canada 3 – 2 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union Saskatoon
January 4, 1991
Flag of Sweden Sweden 10 – 0 Flag of Norway Norway Prince Albert
January 4, 1991
Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia 6 – 1 Flag of Finland Finland Saskatoon
January 4, 1991
Flag of the United States United States 8 – 0 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Regina

Leading scorers[edit | edit source]

  GP G A Pts PIM
Flag of the United States Doug Weight 11 10 21
Flag of Canada Eric Lindros 6 11 17
Flag of Soviet Union Pavel Bure 12 3 15
Flag of Czechoslovakia Martin Ručínský 9 5 14
Flag of Czechoslovakia Žigmund Pálffy 7 6 13

Tournament all-stars[edit | edit source]

Team Photos[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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