2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I
Tournament details
Host nations Flag of Slovenia Slovenia / Flag of Poland Poland
Dates 3–9 April 2005
2–8 April 2005
Teams 12

The 2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I were a pair of international under-18 ice hockey tournaments run by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Division I tournaments made up the second level of competition at the 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships. The Group A tournament took place between 3 April and 9 April 2005 in Maribor, Slovenia and the Group B tournament took place between 2 April and 8 April 2005 in Sosnowiec, Poland. Belarus and Norway won the Group A and Group B tournaments respectively and gained promotion to the Championship Division for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. While Great Britain finished last in Group A and Italy last in Group B and were both relegated to Division II for 2006.

Group A tournament[edit | edit source]

The Group A tournament began on 3 April 2005 in Maribor, Slovenia.[1] Austria, France, Kazakhstan, and Slovenia all returned to compete in this years Division I tournament after missing promotion to the Championship Division at the previous years World Championships.[2][3] Great Britain gained promotion to Division I after finishing first in last years Division II Group B tournament and Belarus was relegated from the Championship Division after failing to survive the relegation round at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship.[4][5]

Belarus won the tournament after winning four of their five games, finishing first in the group standings and gained promotion to the Championship Division for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. Slovenia finished in second place and Kazakhstan finished third after only losing to Belarus and Slovenia.[1] Great Britain finished in last place, managing only to win one game and lose the other four and were relegated back to Division II for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships.[1] Anže Kopitar of Slovenia finished as the top scorer of the tournament with 11 points, including six goals and five assists.[6] France's Mickael Gasnier and Belarus' Dzmitry Zhurauski finished as the tournaments leading goaltenders with a save percentage of 90.57.[7]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Promoted to the Championship Division for 2006
Relegated to Division II for 2006
Rk Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
1  Belarus 5 4 0 1 23 10 +13 8
2  Slovenia 5 3 0 2 22 14 +8 6
3  Kazakhstan 5 3 0 2 19 14 +5 6
4  France 5 2 0 3 11 14 –3 4
5  Austria 5 2 0 3 15 25 –10 4
6  United Kingdom 5 1 0 4 10 23 –13 2

Fixtures[edit | edit source]

All times local.

3 April 2005
13:00
United Kingdom  0 – 5 (forfeit)
 Belarus Ledna dvorana TABOR
3 April 2005
16:30
France  4 – 1
(1–0, 3–1, 0–0)
 Austria Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 413
3 April 2005
20:00
Kazakhstan  3 – 5
(1–1, 0–3, 2–1)
 Slovenia Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 653
4 April 2005
13:00
Austria  5 – 4
(1–2, 0–0, 4–2)
 United Kingdom Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 392
4 April 2005
16:30
Belarus  3 – 2
(1–0, 0–0, 2–2)
 Kazakhstan Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 402
4 April 2005
20:00
Slovenia  4 – 1
(3–1, 0–0, 1–0)
 France Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 812
6 April 2005
13:00
Belarus  2 – 3
(0–0, 0–3, 2–0)
 France Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 413
6 April 2005
16:30
United Kingdom  2 – 4
(1–0, 1–2, 0–2)
 Kazakhstan Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 405
6 April 2005
20:00
Slovenia  3 – 4
(2–0, 1–2, 0–2)
 Austria Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 877
7 April 2005
13:00
Kazakhstan  4 – 1
(0–1, 1–0, 3–0)
 France Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 390
7 April 2005
16:30
Austria  2 – 8
(0–1, 0–3, 2–4)
 Belarus Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 435
7 April 2005
20:00
Slovenia  7 – 1
(2–1, 2–0, 3–0)
 United Kingdom Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 820
9 April 2005
13:00
Austria  3 – 6
(1–2, 1–3, 1–1)
 Kazakhstan Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 415
9 April 2005
16:30
France  2 – 3
(0–1, 1–1, 1–1)
 United Kingdom Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 456
9 April 2005
20:00
Belarus  5 – 3
(2–0, 2–2, 1–1)
 Slovenia Ledna dvorana TABOR
Attendance: 822

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.[6]

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM POS
Flag of Slovenia Kopitar, AnžeAnže Kopitar 5 6 5 11 –1 14 F
Flag of Kazakhstan Tron, SergeySergey Tron 5 3 5 8 +5 4 F
Flag of Slovenia Zbontar, KlemenKlemen Zbontar 5 3 5 8 –1 6 F
Flag of Austria Rotter, RafaelRafael Rotter 5 3 4 7 0 6 F
Flag of Belarus Kostitsyn, SergeiSergei Kostitsyn 4 1 5 6 +5 4 F
Flag of Austria Grabner, MichaelMichael Grabner 4 4 1 5 0 29 F
Flag of Austria Schlacher, MarkusMarkus Schlacher 5 3 2 5 0 0 F
Flag of Belarus Chtchourko, AlexandreAlexandre Chtchourko 4 2 3 5 +6 0 F
Flag of Slovenia Modic, MaticMatic Modic 5 2 3 5 –2 0 F
Flag of Belarus Abakunchyk, AliaksandrAliaksandr Abakunchyk 4 2 3 5 +5 8 F

Leading goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have at least played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.[7]

Player MIP SOG GA GAA SVS% SO
Flag of France Gasnier, MickaelMickael Gasnier 238:36 106 10 2.51 90.57 0
Flag of Belarus Zhurauski, DzmitryDzmitry Zhurauski 236:52 106 10 2.53 90.57 0
Flag of Slovenia Sila, AlesAles Sila 298:52 127 13 2.61 89.76 0
Flag of Kazakhstan Khudyakov, SergeySergey Khudyakov 295:10 116 12 2.44 89.66 0
Flag of United Kingdom Dollin, JoeJoe Dollin 164:28 98 14 5.11 85.71 0

Group B tournament[edit | edit source]

The Group B tournament began on 2 April 2005 in Sosnowiec, Poland.[8] Italy, Japan, Latvia and Poland all returned to compete in this years Division I tournament after missing promotion to the Championship Division at the previous years World Championships.[2][3] Ukraine gained promotion to Division I after finishing first in last years Division II Group A tournament and Norway was relegated from the Championship Division after failing to survive the relegation round at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship.[5][9]

Norway won the tournament after winning four of their five games, finishing first in the group standings and gained promotion back to the Championship Division for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. Latvia finished second after losing only to Norway and Poland and Ukraine finished in third place.[8] Italy finished in last place, managing only to tie two of their games and lose the other three and were relegated to Division II for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships.[8] Grzegorz Pasiut of Poland finished as the top scorer of the tournament with seven points including six goals and one assist.[10] Norways' Lars Simon Paulgaard fished as the tournaments leading goaltender with a save percentage of 92.50.[11]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Promoted to the Championship Division for 2006
Relegated to Division II for 2006
Rk Team GP W T L GF GA GDF PTS
1  Norway 5 4 0 1 18 10 +8 8
2  Latvia 5 3 0 2 14 13 +1 6
3  Ukraine 5 3 0 2 16 12 +4 6
4  Poland 5 2 1 2 15 20 –5 5
5  Japan 5 1 1 3 12 17 –5 3
6  Italy 5 0 2 3 14 17 –3 2

Fixtures[edit | edit source]

All times local.

2 April 2005
13:00
Latvia  3 – 2
(0–1, 3–1, 0–0)
 Japan Winter Stadium
Attendance: 100
2 April 2005
16:30
Ukraine  5 – 1
(2–0, 2–0, 1–1)
 Norway Winter Stadium
2 April 2005
20:00
Poland  3 – 3
(1–1, 0–0, 2–2)
 Italy Winter Stadium
Attendance: 700
3 April 2005
13:00
Norway  2 – 1
(0–1, 1–0, 1–0)
 Latvia Winter Stadium
Attendance: 100
3 April 2005
16:30
Italy  3 – 4
(1–1, 2–0, 0–3)
 Ukraine Winter Stadium
Attendance: 150
3 April 2005
20:00
Japan  4 – 6
(1–3, 1–2, 2–1)
 Poland Winter Stadium
5 April 2005
13:00
Japan  2 – 2
(0–0, 1–1, 1–1)
 Italy Winter Stadium
5 April 2005
16:30
Ukraine  2 – 3
(2–0, 0–3, 0–0)
 Latvia Winter Stadium
Attendance: 150
5 April 2005
20:00
Norway  7 – 0
(4–0, 1–0, 2–0)
 Poland Winter Stadium
Attendance: 500
6 April 2005
13:00
Japan  2 – 1
(0–0, 2–0, 0–1)
 Ukraine Winter Stadium
Attendance: 150
6 April 2005
16:30
Italy  2 – 3
(0–1, 0–0, 2–2)
 Norway Winter Stadium
Attendance: 200
6 April 2005
20:00
Latvia  2 – 3
(2–0, 0–2, 0–1)
 Poland Winter Stadium
7 April 2005
13:00
Norway  5 – 2
(0–1, 4–0, 1–1)
 Japan Winter Stadium
7 April 2005
16:30
Italy  4 – 5
(2–1, 2–1, 0–3)
 Latvia Winter Stadium
Attendance: 100
7 April 2005
20:00
Poland  3 – 4
(0–0, 1–1, 2–3)
 Ukraine Winter Stadium
Attendance: 1000

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Mats Frøshaug finished seventh in scoring after recording three goals and one assist.

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM POS
Flag of Poland Pasiut, GrzegorzGrzegorz Pasiut 5 6 1 7 0 4 F
Flag of Ukraine Ogleznev, FillipFillip Ogleznev 5 2 3 5 +2 4 D
Flag of Norway Aasen, MatsMats Aasen 5 2 3 5 +1 6 F
Flag of Japan Kaneko, RyosukeRyosuke Kaneko 5 1 4 5 -4 6 F
Flag of Ukraine Yegorov, YegorYegor Yegorov 5 4 0 4 +1 2 F
Flag of Japan Kuji, ShuheiShuhei Kuji 5 3 1 4 -2 0 F
Flag of Norway Frøshaug, MatsMats Frøshaug 5 3 1 4 +2 2 F
Flag of Norway Holøs, JonasJonas Holøs 5 3 1 4 +1 14 D
Flag of Ukraine Borysenko, PavloPavlo Borysenko 5 2 2 4 +4 2 F
Flag of Poland Bomba, BartlomiejBartlomiej Bomba 5 2 2 4 +1 4 F

Leading goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

Player MIP SOG GA GAA SVS% SO
Flag of Norway Paulgaard, Lars SimomLars Simom Paulgaard 259:59 80 6 1.38 92.50 1
Flag of Japan Ohshima, RyohsukeRyohsuke Ohshima 291:54 126 14 2.88 88.89 0
Flag of Latvia Stigis, KristapsKristaps Stigis 220:00 81 9 2.45 88.89 0
Flag of Ukraine Sorocolat, SergeiSergei Sorocolat 300:00 106 12 2.40 88.68 0
Flag of Poland Kosowski, KamilKamil Kosowski 254:01 122 15 3.54 87.70 0

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group A. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group A. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  3. 3.0 3.1 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group B. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  4. 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div II Group B. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  5. 5.0 5.1 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Scoring Leaders. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Goalkeepers. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Div I Group B. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  9. 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Div II Group A. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  10. Scoring Leaders. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.
  11. Goalkeepers. International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.

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