2013 World Junior A Challenge
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Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Canada Canada
Dates November 4, 2013 – November 10, 2013
Teams 6
Venue(s) Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia (in {{{cities}}} host cities)
Champions Flag of the United States.png United States of America (5 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 13
Scoring leader(s) Flag of the United States Nick Schmaltz (12 pts.)
MVP Flag of the United States Nick Schmaltz

The 2013 World Junior A Challenge was an international Junior "A" ice hockey tournament organized by Hockey Canada. It was hosted in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, from November 4–10, 2013, at the Mariners Centre. The event dthe 9th annual Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game Challenge, marking the third time the two events have been paired together.

Teams[edit | edit source]

Background[edit | edit source]

Canada East, Canada West, Russia, United States, Switzerland, and Czech Republic all return.

Exhibition schedule[edit | edit source]

Exhibition Results
Game Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
Ex1 United States 4 Canada West 3 Final - Shots: 33-26 USA 02/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Digby, NS
Ex2 Czech Republic 3 Canada East 2 Final - Shots: 40-30 CANE 02/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Barrington, NS

2013 Tournament[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Pool A Standings
Rank Team W-L-OTL GF GA
1 Flag of the United States United States 2-0-0 12 5
2 Flag of Russia Russia 1-1-0 9 10
3 Flag of Canada Canada East 0-2-0 4 10

Group B[edit | edit source]

Pool B Standings
Rank Team W-L-OTL GF GA
1 Flag of Canada Canada West 2-0-0 8 4
2 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 1-1-0 5 4
3 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 0-2-0 1 6

Results[edit | edit source]

Round Robin Results
Game Pool Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
1 B Canada West 4 Switzerland 3 Final - Shots: 42-34 CANW 04/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
2 A Canada East 2 Russia 6 Final - Shots: 40-30 RUS 04/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
3 B Czech Republic 1 Canada West 4 Final - Shots: 33-30 CANW 05/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
4 A Russia 3 United States 8 Final - Shots: 41-25 USA 05/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
5 B Switzerland 2 Czech Republic 0 Final - Shots: 42-23 CZE 06/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
6 A United States 4 Canada East 2 Final - Shots: 28-25 USA 06/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS

Championship Round[edit | edit source]

Championship Results
Game Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
QF1 Czech Republic 1 Russia 3 Final - Shots: 42-31 CZE 07/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
QF2 Canada East 4 Switzerland 5 OT Final - Shots: 42-29 CANE 07/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
SF1 Russia 5 Canada West 2 Final - Shots: 33-27 RUS 08/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
SF2 Switzerland 4 United States 7 Final - Shots: 37-19 USA 08/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
5th Czech Republic 7 Canada East 5 Final - Shots: 40-32 CZE 09/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Liverpool, NS
Bronze Switzerland 3 Canada West 5 Final - Shots: 38-24 CANW 09/11/13 - 20:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS
Gold Russia 1 United States 4 Final - Shots: 29-17 USA 10/11/13 - 12:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Team
Gold medal icon.svg Flag of the United States.png United States of America
Silver medal icon.svg Flag of Russia.png Russia
Bronze medal icon.svg Flag of Canada.png Canada West
4th Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland
5th Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
6th Flag of Canada.png Canada East

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Scorers[edit | edit source]

Scoring Leaders
Player Team GP G A P PIM
Flag of the United States Nick Schmaltz USA 4 4 8 12 0
Flag of the United States Connor Hurley USA 4 3 7 10 0
Flag of Russia Kirill Pilipenko RUS 5 4 4 8 2
Flag of Canada Dylan Hoffman CANW 4 4 3 7 0
Flag of Russia Vladislav Kamenev RUS 5 1 6 7 26
Flag of Canada Marty Quince CANE 4 4 2 6 4
Flag of the Czech Republic Adam Zboril CZE 4 2 4 6 18
Flag of the United States Karson Kuhlman USA 4 4 1 5 0
Flag of Canada Nicholas Jones CANW 4 3 2 5 2
Flag of Russia Daniil Vovchenko RUS 5 3 2 5 9

Goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Goalie Leaders
Player Team GP Mins GA SO GAA Sv% Record
Flag of the Czech Republic Karel Vejmelka CZE 2 120:00 4 0 2.00 0.925 0-2
Flag of the United States Chris Birdsall USA 1 60:00 2 0 2.00 0.923 1-0
Flag of Switzerland Maxim Mauerhofer SUI 3 183:54 11 1 3.59 0.909 2-1
Flag of Russia Maxim Tretiak RUS 5 276:23 14 0 3.04 0.906 3-2
Flag of Canada Jesse Jenks CANW 4 240:00 12 0 3.00 0.901 3-1

Awards[edit | edit source]

Most Valuable Player: Flag of the United States Nick Schmaltz

All-Star Team

Forwards: Flag of the United States Nick Schmaltz, Flag of the United States Connor Hurley, Flag of Russia Kirill Pilipenko
Defense: Flag of the United States Neal Pionk, Flag of Canada Adam Plant
Goalie: Flag of Russia Maxim Tretiak

CJHL Prospects Game[edit | edit source]

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For the third consecutive year, the Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game was a part of the WJAC festivities. Just like the previous four Prospects Games, the event was actually two "prospect" games with the President's Cup going to the winning goal aggregate.

Prospects East won their fourth President's Cup in nine years with an 8-4 aggregate victory (4-2, 4-2) over Prospects West.

Results[edit | edit source]

Exhibition Results
Game Away Team Score Home Team Score Notes Date – Time – Location
1 Prospects East 4 Prospects West 2 Final - Shots: 42-20 West 08/11/13 - 19:00 AST - Digby, NS
2 Prospects East 4 Prospects West 2 Final - Shots: 38-25 West 09/11/13 - 16:00 AST - Yarmouth, NS

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