2005 IIHF World U18 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
Dates April 14 – April 24, 2005
Teams 10
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Champions Flag of the United States.png United States of America (2 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 31
Goals scored 180  (5.81 per game)
Attendance 71,936  (2,321 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of the United States Phil Kessel (16 points)

The 2005 IIHF World U18 Championships were held in České Budějovice and Plzeň, Czech Republic. The championships began on April 14, 2005 and finished on April 24, 2005. Games were played at Budvar Arena in České Budějovice and ČEZ Aréna in Plzeň. The United States of America defeated Canada 5-1 in the final to claim the gold medal, while the Sweden defeated Czech Republic 4-2 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 Canada Canada 4 3 1 0 24 7 6
Flag of Sweden Sweden 4 3 1 0 9 6 6
Flag of Russia Russia 4 3 1 0 19 12 6
Flag of Germany Germany 4 1 3 0 10 18 2
Flag of Denmark Denmark 4 0 4 0 4 23 0

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of the United States United States 4 4 0 0 17 5 8
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 4 3 1 0 16 6 6
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 4 2 2 0 6 9 4
Flag of Finland Finland 4 1 3 0 6 13 2
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 4 0 4 0 4 16 0

Relegation round[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Finland Finland 3 3 0 0 10 5 6
Flag of Germany Germany 3 2 1 0 7 5 4
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 3 1 2 0 5 7 2
Flag of Denmark Denmark 3 0 3 0 5 10 0

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


Final round[edit | edit source]

  Quarter finals     Semi finals     Final
                           
      B1 Flag of the United States United States 6  
  A2 Flag of Sweden Sweden 5     QF1 Flag of Sweden Sweden 2    
  B3 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 3         SF1 Flag of the United States United States 5
      SF2 Flag of Canada Canada 1
      A1 Flag of Canada Canada 3    
  B2 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 5     QF2 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 2  
  A3 Flag of Russia Russia 1  

Final standings[edit | edit source]

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

Flag of Switzerland Switzerland and Flag of Denmark Denmark are relegated to Division I for the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships.

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Player Country GP G A Pts PIM
Phil Kessel Flag of the United States United States 6 9 7 16 2
Nathan Gerbe Flag of the United States United States 6 4 4 8 14
Ilya Zubov Flag of Russia Russia 6 3 5 8 6
Alexey Sopin Flag of Russia Russia 6 6 1 7 2
Peter Mueller Flag of the United States United States 6 4 3 7 20
Vyacheslav Buravchikov Flag of Russia Russia 6 3 4 7 4
Juraj Mikúš Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 6 0 7 7 12
Martin Hanzal Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 7 4 3 7 10
Nicklas Bergfors Flag of Sweden Sweden 7 6 0 6 0
Devin Setoguchi Flag of Canada Canada 6 4 2 6 6
David Kveton Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 7 4 2 6 4
Tomáš Káňa Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 7 2 4 6 8

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(Minimum 60 minutes played)

Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
Pier-Olivier Pelletier Flag of Canada Canada 120:00 2 .959 1.00 0
Jeff Frazee Flag of the United States United States 360:00 8 .959 1.33 1
Jhonas Enroth Flag of Sweden Sweden 141:08 4 .942 1.70 0
Ondřej Pavelec Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 380:51 13 .932 2.05 1
Juha Toivonen Flag of Finland Finland 79:59 3 .875 2.25 0

External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
2004 World U18
IIHF World U18 Championships
2005
Succeeded by
2006 World U18



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