2016 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I
200
Tournament details
Host nations Flag of Austria Austria / Flag of France France
Dates 12 – 19 December 2015
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division I was played in two groups of six teams each. In each group the first-placed team is promoted to a higher level, while the last-placed team is relegated to a lower level. Divisions I A and I B represent the second and the third tier of the IIHF World U20 Championship. To be eligible as a "junior" a player cannot be born earlier than 1996.

The winners of Division I B, France, was promoted to the 2017 Division I A, and the winners of Division I A, Latvia, was promoted to the 2017 top division.

Division I A[edit | edit source]

The Division I A tournament was played in Vienna, Austria, from 13 to 19 December 2015.[1]

2016 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I A
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Austria Austria
Dates 13 – 19 December 2015
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 95  (6.33 per game)
Attendance 10,062  (671 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Austria Dominic Zwerger

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of Germany.png Germany placed 10th in the Top Division last year and were relegated
Flag of Norway.png Norway placed 2nd in Division I A last year
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia placed 3rd in Division I A last year
Flag of Italy.png Italy placed 4th in Division I A last year
Flag of Austria.png Austria placed 5th in Division I A last year
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan placed 1st in Division I B last year and were promoted

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 4 1 0 0 20 7 +13 14
Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 3 0 0 2 18 18 0 9
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 5 2 1 0 2 21 13 +8 8
Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 1 1 2 1 21 14 +7 7
Flag of Germany.png Germany 5 2 0 1 2 10 14 −4 7
Flag of Italy.png Italy 5 0 0 0 5 5 29 −24 0
Promoted to the 2017 Top Division Relegated to the 2017 Division I B

Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

13 December 2015
13:00
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 2–3
(0–0, 1–2, 1–1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 350
13 December 2015
16:30
Italy Flag of Italy.png 1–10
(1–3, 0–2, 0–5)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 325
13 December 2015
20:00
Austria Flag of Austria.png 2–6
(0–3, 1–3, 1–0)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 1048
14 December 2015
13:00
Germany Flag of Germany.png 2–1
(1–0, 1–1, 0–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 352
14 December 2015
16:30
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 5–3
(0–2, 1–0, 4–1)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 253
14 December 2015
20:00
Norway Flag of Norway.png 3–4
(3–2, 0–0, 0–2)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 914
16 December 2015
13:00
Norway Flag of Norway.png 1–2 GWS
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 558
16 December 2015
16:30
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 7–0
(1–0, 5–0, 1–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 346
16 December 2015
20:00
Germany Flag of Germany.png 1–3
(0–1, 1–0, 0–2)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 2246
17 December 2015
13:00
Norway Flag of Norway.png 3–4 GWS
(2–0, 1–2, 0–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 168
17 December 2015
16:30
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 4–1
(2–0, 1–1, 1–0)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 307
17 December 2015
20:00
Italy Flag of Italy.png 3–7
(0–1, 0–4, 3–2)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 865
19 December 2015
13:00
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 3–0
(1–0, 0–0, 2–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 170
19 December 2015
16:30
Germany Flag of Germany.png 3–4 GWS
(0–0, 3–0, 0–3)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 810
19 December 2015
20:00
Austria Flag of Austria.png 2–5
(1–2, 0–2, 1–1)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Eissportzentrum Kagran, Vienna
Attendance: 1350

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Dominic Zwerger Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 3 4 7 +2 2
2 Vladimir Volkov Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 5 2 5 7 –1 0
3 Alikhan Asetov Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 5 6 0 6 +2 0
4 Florian Baltram Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 3 3 6 +4 4
5 Dmitri Grents Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 5 2 4 6 +1 2
6 Anders Gulliksen Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 1 5 6 +4 0
7 Henrik Knold Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 5 0 5 +5 2
8 Rodrigo Ābols Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 4 1 5 +1 0
9 Fredrik Jorgensen Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 3 2 5 +4 2
10 Frenks Razgals Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 2 3 5 +5 0

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Matiss Kivlenieks Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 245:00 7 94.12 1.71 0
2 Hannes Treibenreif Flag of Italy.png Italy 214:02 14 91.30 3.92 0
3 Fredrik Gronstrand Flag of Norway.png Norway 194:24 9 89.77 2.78 0
4 Thomas Stroj Flag of Austria.png Austria 180:00 9 89.41 3.00 0
5 Anton Bruyev Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 303:56 13 88.79 2.57 1

Awards[edit | edit source]

Best Players Selected by the Directorate[edit | edit source]

Division I B[edit | edit source]

The Division I B tournament was played in Megève, France, from 12 to 18 December 2015.[2] On 10 December it was announced that Japan had withdrawn, and would be automatically relegated for the 2017 tournament.[3]

2016 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I B
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of France France
Dates 12 – 18 December 2015
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 10
Goals scored 60  (6 per game)
Attendance 5,585  (559 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of France Bastien Maia

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia placed 6th in Division I A last year and were relegated
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine placed 2nd in Division I B last year
Flag of Poland.png Poland placed 3rd in Division I B last year
Flag of France.png France placed 4th in Division I B last year
Flag of Japan.gif Japan placed 5th in Division I B last year, withdrew.
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom placed 1st in Division II A last year and were promoted

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Team GP
W
OTW
OTL
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Flag of France.png France 4 2 1 0 1 17 9 +8 8
Flag of Poland.png Poland 4 2 1 0 1 15 10 +5 8
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 4 2 1 0 1 13 16 −3 8
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 4 1 0 2 1 9 10 −1 5
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 4 0 0 1 3 6 15 −9 1
Flag of Japan.gif Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promoted to the 2017 Division I A Relegated to the 2017 Division II A

Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

12 December 2015
15:30
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 3–2 OT
(0–0, 0–1, 2–1)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 206
12 December 2015
19:00
France Flag of France.png 3–2 OT
(1–0, 1–2, 0–0)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 700
13 December 2015
15:30
Poland Flag of Poland.png 9–3
(3–0, 3–1, 3–2)
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 128
13 December 2015
19:00
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1–4
(0–1, 0–1, 1–2)
Flag of France.png France Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 1030
15 December 2015
15:30
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 0–1 OT
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Poland.png Poland Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 180
15 December 2015
19:00
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 4–3
(1–2, 1–1, 2–0)
Flag of France.png France Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 1138
16 December 2015
15:30
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 2–3
(1–0, 0–1, 1–2)
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 126
16 December 2015
19:00
Poland Flag of Poland.png 3–0
(0–0, 2–0, 1–0)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 185
18 December 2015
15:30
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 3–5
(0–1, 1–3, 2–1)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 103
18 December 2015
19:00
Poland Flag of Poland.png 2–7
(0–1, 1–3, 1–3)
Flag of France.png France Palais des Sports, Megève
Attendance: 1789

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Bastien Maia Flag of France.png France 4 6 5 11 +4 10
2 Fabien Colotti Flag of France.png France 4 3 3 6 +4 4
2 Olexi Vorona Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 4 3 3 6 0 0
4 Kamil Sikora Flag of Poland.png Poland 4 2 4 6 +5 4
5 Guillaume Leclerc Flag of France.png France 4 1 5 6 +4 2
6 Ivan Radetsky Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 4 4 1 5 0 0
7 Macaulay Heywood Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 4 3 2 5 -2 4
8 Gabin Ville Flag of France.png France 3 2 3 5 +4 29
9 Marcin Horzelski Flag of Poland.png Poland 4 2 3 5 +4 4
10 Oliver Betteridge Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 4 1 3 4 -2 0
10 Hugo Gallet Flag of France.png France 4 1 3 4 +5 4
10 Kamil Paszek Flag of Poland.png Poland 4 1 3 4 +5 0

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes Source: IIHF.com

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Bogdan Dyachenko Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 247:16 10 93.29 2.43 0
2 Quentin Papillon Flag of France.png France 124:36 4 92.45 1.93 0
3 Ben Churchfield Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 149:09 8 92.16 3.22 0
4 Michal Czernik Flag of Poland.png Poland 244:04 10 91.38 2.46 2
5 Mark Vlahovic Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 178:44 9 90.43 3.02 0

Source: IIHF.com

Awards[edit | edit source]

Best Players Selected by the Directorate[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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