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The 2017 World Junior A Challenge was an international Junior "A" ice hockey tournament organized by Hockey Canada. It was hosted in Truro, Nova Scotia from December 10–16, 2017, at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre.  This was the 12th edition of the tournament.

TeamsEdit

BackgroundEdit

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


Exhibition GamesEdit

  • Czech Republic defeated Truro Bearcats 5-1
  • Canada West defeated Russia 4-2
  • United States defeated Canada East 7-0

Tournament GamesEdit

Group AEdit

  • Czech Republic defeated Canada West 5-2
  • Czech Republic defeated United States 4-2
  • United States defeated Canada West 2-1

Group BEdit

  • Russia defeated Canada East 5-1
  • Canada East defeated Switzerland 4-3
  • Russia defeated Switzerland 3-2

StandingsEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W OW OL L GF GA Pts
Czech Republic 2 2 0 0 0 9 4 6
United States 2 1 0 0 1 4 5 3
Canada West 2 0 0 0 2 3 7 0

Group B StandingsEdit

Team GP W OW OL L GF GA Pts
Russia 2 2 0 0 0 8 3 6
Canada East 2 1 0 0 1 5 8 3
Switzerland 2 0 0 0 2 5 7 0


QuarterfinalsEdit

  • United States defeated Switzerland 3-1
  • Canada West defeated Canada East 4-3 (ot)

SemifinalsEdit

  • United States defeated Russia 5-0
  • Canada West defeated Czech Republic 5-1

Fifth Place GameEdit

  • Canada East defeated Switzerland 3-2 (ot)

Bronze Medal GameEdit

  • Czech Republic defeated Russia 4-2

Gold Medal GameEdit

  • Canada West defeated United States 5-1
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