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The 2015 World Junior A Challenge was an international Junior "A" ice hockey tournament organized by Hockey Canada. It was hosted in Cobourg and Whitby, Ontario from December 13–19, 2015, at the Cobourg Community Centre & Iroquois Park Sports Centre.

Teams

Background

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

Exhibition Games

Ontario Junior Hockey League All Stars defeated Czech Republic 4-3 (SO) United States defeated Canada East 8-2 Canada West defeated Russia 6-1

Tournament Games

Group A

  • Canada East defeated Switzerland 8-3
  • Russia defeated Canada East 6-1
  • Russia defeated Switzerland 2-0

Group B

  • Canada West defeated Czech Republic 7-3
  • United States defeated Czech Republic 6-0
  • Canada West defeated United States 3-2

Group A Standings

Team GP W OW OL L GF GA Pts
Russia 2 2 0 0 0 8 1 6
Canada East 2 1 0 0 1 9 9 3
Switzerland 2 0 0 0 2 3 10 0

Group B Standings

Team GP W OW OL L GF GA Pts
Canada West 2 2 0 0 0 10 5 6
United States 2 1 0 0 1 8 3 3
Czech Republic 2 0 0 0 2 3 13 0

Quarterfinals

  • United States defeated Switzerland 7-1
  • Canada East defeated Czech Republic 3-2

Semifinals

  • Canada West defeated Canada East 8-5
  • Russia defeated United States 7-4

Fifth Place Game

  • Czech Republic defeated Switzerland 5-3

Bronze Medal Game

  • United States defeated Canada East 7-1

Gold Medal Game

  • Canada West defeated Russia 2-1
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