The 2008 World U-17 Hockey Challenge was an ice hockey tournament held in London, Lucan, St. Thomas, Stratford, Strathroy, and Woodstock, Ontario, Canada between December 29, 2007 and January 4, 2008. The venues used for the tournament included the John Labatt Centre and Western Fair Sports Centre in London, the Lucan Community Memorial Centre in Lucan, the Gemini Sportsplex in Strathroy, the Timken Community Complex in St. Thomas, the Rotary Complex in Stratford, and the Southwood Community Complex in Woodstock.[1] Team Canada Ontario defeated the United States 3–0 to win the gold medal, while team Canada West defeated team Canada Pacific 9–6 to win the bronze medal.

Challenge results[edit | edit source]

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 4 4 0 0 0 23 9 12
Flag of Canada Canada Pacific 4 2 1 0 1 17 14 7
Flag of Finland Finland 4 2 2 0 0 22 22 6
Flag of Canada Canada Quebec 4 1 2 1 0 16 16 6
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 4 0 4 0 0 10 27 0
Results[edit | edit source]
December 29, 2007 Flag of Finland Finland 8–5
Flag of Canada Canada Quebec Lucan Memorial Centre, Lucan
December 29, 2007 Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 4–2
Flag of Canada Canada Pacific John Labatt Centre, London
December 30, 2007 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 2–6
Flag of Canada Canada Pacific Gemini Sportsplex, Strathroy
December 30, 2007 Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 8–1
Flag of Finland Finland John Labatt Centre, London
December 31, 2007 Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 4–2
Flag of Canada Canada Quebec John Labatt Centre, London
December 31, 2007 Flag of Finland Finland 9–3
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Southwood Community Complex , Woodstock
January 1, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada Pacific 6–4
Flag of Finland Finland Rotary Complex, Stratford
January 1, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada Quebec 5–1
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia John Labatt Centre, London
January 2, 2008 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 4–7
Flag of Canada Canada Ontario John Labatt Centre, London
January 2, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada Pacific 3–4 (OT)
Flag of Canada Canada Quebec Timken Community Complex, St. Thomas

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team GP W L OTW OTL GF GA PTS
Flag of the United States United States 4 3 1 0 0 23 10 9
Flag of Canada Canada West 4 3 1 0 0 18 14 9
Flag of Russia Russia 4 2 2 0 0 16 13 6
Flag of Canada Canada Atlantic 4 1 3 0 0 8 21 3
Flag of Germany Germany 4 1 3 0 0 10 17 3
Results[edit | edit source]
December 29, 2007 Flag of Canada Canada Atlantic 0–8
Flag of the United States United States John Labatt Centre, London
December 29, 2007 Flag of Germany Germany 2–3
Flag of Canada Canada West Lucan Memorial Centre, Lucan
December 30, 2007 Flag of Canada Canada West 7–4
Flag of Canada Canada Atlantic John Labatt Centre, London
December 30, 2007 Flag of Russia Russia 2–6
Flag of the United States United States Gemini Sportsplex, Strathroy
December 31, 2007 Flag of Germany Germany 2–9
Flag of Russia Russia Western Fair Sports Centre, London
December 31, 2007 Flag of Canada Canada West 4–7
Flag of the United States United States Southwood Community Complex , Woodstock
January 1, 2008 Flag of the United States United States 2–4
Flag of Germany Germany John Labatt Centre, London
January 1, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada Atlantic 2–5
Flag of Russia Russia Rotary Complex, Stratford
January 2, 2008 Flag of Russia Russia 1–4
Flag of Canada Canada West John Labatt Centre, London
January 2, 2008 Flag of Germany Germany 2–3
Flag of Canada Canada Atlantic Timken Community Complex, St. Thomas

Final round[edit | edit source]

  Semifinals Final
                 
A1 Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 4  
B2 Flag of Canada Canada West 3  
    SF1 Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 3
  SF2 Flag of the United States United States 0
B1 Flag of the United States United States 3
A2 Flag of Canada Canada Pacific 2  

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

January 3, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 4–3
Flag of Canada Canada West John Labatt Centre, London
January 3, 2008 Flag of the United States United States 3–2
Flag of Canada Canada Pacific John Labatt Centre, London

9th place game[edit | edit source]

January 3, 2008 Flag of Germany Germany 5–1
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Lucan Memorial Centre, Lucan

7th place game[edit | edit source]

January 3, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada Quebec 3–1
Flag of Canada Canada Atlantic Gemini Sportsplex, Strathroy

5th place game[edit | edit source]

January 3, 2008 Flag of Russia Russia 5–4
Flag of Finland Finland Timken Community Complex, St. Thomas

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

January 4, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada West 9–6
Flag of Canada Canada Pacific John Labatt Centre, London

Gold medal game[edit | edit source]

January 4, 2008 Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 3–0
Flag of the United States United States John Labatt Centre, London

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Team
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of Canada Canada Ontario
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of the United States United States
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Canada Canada West
4 Flag of Canada Canada Pacific
5 Flag of Russia Russia
6 Flag of Finland Finland
7 Flag of Canada Canada Quebec
8 Flag of Canada Canada Atlantic
9 Flag of Germany Germany
10 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia

Scoring leaders[edit | edit source]

Player Country GP G A Pts PIM
Brayden Schenn Flag of Canada Canada West 6 6 7 13 4
Jimmy Bubnick Flag of Canada Canada West 6 6 6 12 4
Toni Rajala Flag of Finland Finland 5 6 5 11 6
Kirill Kabanov Flag of Russia Russia 5 2 9 11 28
Matthew Duchene Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 6 4 6 10 8
Scott Glennie Flag of Canada Canada West 6 4 6 10 2
Erik Haula Flag of Finland Finland 5 2 8 10 18
Casey Cizikas Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 6 4 5 9 0
Dmitry Orlov Flag of Russia Russia 5 2 7 9 6
Ryan Ellis Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 6 1 8 9 8

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(Minimum 60 minutes played)

Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
Bryce O'Hagen Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 60 0 1.000 0.00 1
Brandon Maxwell Flag of the United States United States 300 11 .914 2.20 1
Michael Zador Flag of Canada Canada Ontario 300 12 .895 2.40 0
Maxime Clermont Flag of Canada Canada Quebec 241 13 .906 3.24 0
Philipp Grubauer Flag of Germany Germany 275 16 .909 3.49 0

Tournament awards[edit | edit source]

All-Star team[edit | edit source]


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Host venues. Hockey Canada. Retrieved on 2007-12-31.

External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
2006 U-17 Challenge
World U-17 Hockey Challenge
2008
Succeeded by
2009 U-17 Challenge


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