2000 IIHF World U18 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Dates April 14 – April 24, 2000
Teams 10
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Champions Flag of Finland.png Finland (2 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 31
Goals scored 216  (6.97 per game)
Attendance 33,988  (1,096 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Russia Egor Chastine (11 points)
Flag of Switzerland Sven Helfenstein (11 points)

The 2000 IIHF World U18 Championships were held in Kloten and Weinfelden, Switzerland. The championships ran between April 14 and April 24, 2000. Games were played at Eishalle Schluefweg in Kloten and Sportanlage Güttingersreuti in Weinfelden. Finland defeated Russia 3–1 in the final to win the gold medal, while Sweden defeated Switzerland 7–1 to capture the bronze medal.

Championship results[edit | edit source]

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Sweden Sweden 4 4 0 0 21 5 8
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 4 3 1 0 18 12 6
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 4 2 2 0 15 12 4
Flag of Germany Germany 4 0 3 1 8 15 1
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 4 0 3 1 6 24 1

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Russia Russia 4 4 0 0 33 4 8
Flag of Finland Finland 4 3 1 0 19 9 6
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 4 2 2 0 12 10 4
Flag of the United States United States 4 1 3 0 13 13 2
Flag of Belarus Belarus 4 0 4 0 4 45 0

Relegation Round[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Germany Germany 3 2 0 1 17 5 5
Flag of the United States United States 3 2 1 0 16 4 4
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 3 1 1 1 12 13 3
Flag of Belarus Belarus 3 0 3 0 4 27 0

Note: The following matches from the preliminary round carry forward to the relegation round:

Final round[edit | edit source]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
      B1  Flag of Russia Russia 4  
  A2  Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 3     A2  Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 1    
  B3  Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 0         B1  Flag of Russia Russia 1
      B2  Flag of Finland Finland 3
      A1  Flag of Sweden Sweden 2    
  B2  Flag of Finland Finland 3     B2  Flag of Finland Finland 4   Third place
  A3  Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 0   A1  Flag of Sweden Sweden 7
  A2  Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 1

Quarterfinals[edit | edit source]

April 21, 2000 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 3–0
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Eishalle Schluefweg, Kloten
April 21, 2000 Flag of Finland Finland 3–0
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Eishalle Schluefweg, Kloten

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

April 22, 2000 Flag of Sweden Sweden 2–4
Flag of Finland Finland Eishalle Schluefweg, Kloten
April 22, 2000 Flag of Russia Russia 4–1
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Eishalle Schluefweg, Kloten

Fifth place game[edit | edit source]

April 24, 2000 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 4–3 (SO)
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Sportanlage Güttingersreuti, Weinfelden

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

April 24, 2000 Flag of Sweden Sweden 7–1
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Eishalle Schluefweg, Kloten

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

April 23, 2008 Flag of Russia Russia 1–3
Flag of Finland Finland Eishalle Schluefweg, Kloten

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Rk. Team
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Finland Finland
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Russia Russia
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Sweden Sweden
4 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
5 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
6 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
7 Flag of Germany Germany
8 Flag of the United States United States
9 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
10 Flag of Belarus Belarus

Flag of Belarus Belarus is relegated to Division I for the 2001 IIHF World U18 Championships.

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Player Country GP G A Pts PIM
Egor Chastine Flag of Russia Russia 6 7 4 11 4
Sven Helfenstein Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 7 5 6 11 2
Jens Karlsson Flag of Sweden Sweden 6 5 4 9 20
Marian Gaborik Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 6 6 2 8 12
Tuomo Ruutu Flag of Finland Finland 7 6 2 8 0
Martin Samuelsson Flag of Sweden Sweden 6 3 5 8 6
Alexandr Svitov Flag of Russia Russia 6 3 5 8 8
Janne Jokila Flag of Finland Finland 7 3 5 8 8
Pavel Vorobiev Flag of Russia Russia 6 2 6 8 10

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(Minimum 60 minutes played)

Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
Niklas Holm Flag of Sweden Sweden 120:00 1 .978 0.50 1
Travis Weber Flag of the United States United States 150:39 2 .960 0.80 1
Joni Puurula Flag of Finland Finland 112:49 2 .975 1.06 2
Andrei Medvedev Flag of Russia Russia 180:00 4 .956 1.33 0
Sergei Mylnikov Flag of Russia Russia 180:00 4 .951 1.33 1

See Also[edit | edit source]

2000 IIHF European U18 Championship


External links[edit | edit source]


Preceded by
1999 World U18
IIHF World U18 Championships
2000
Succeeded by
2001 World U18
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