Hlinka Gretzky Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Canada Canada
Dates August 6–11, 2018
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Canada (22 titles)
Tournament statistics
Games played 18
Goals scored 138  (7.67 per game)
Attendance 35,000  (1,944 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Canada Alexis Lafrenière
(5 goals, 6 assists)
Flag of Russia Vasili Podkolzin
(8 goals, 3 assists)

The 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup (branded as the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup presented by Ram for sponsorship reasons) was an under-18 international ice hockey tournament held in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta, Canada from August 6–11, 2018 at Rogers Place in Edmonton and Servus Arena in Red Deer.[1]

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

All times are Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-6).

Group A[edit | edit source]

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August 6
15:00
Slovakia  2–4
(1–1, 1–1, 0–2)
 Sweden Rogers Place, Edmonton
Attendance: 713
August 6
19:00
Switzerland  0–10
(0–3, 0–5, 0–2)
 Canada Rogers Place, Edmonton
Attendance: 5,922
August 7
15:00
Switzerland  0–5
(0–1, 0–0, 0–4)
 Sweden Rogers Place, Edmonton
Attendance: 428
August 7
19:00
Slovakia  2–4
(0–0, 0–2, 2–2)
 Canada Rogers Place, Edmonton
Attendance: 2,142
August 8
15:00
Switzerland  3–5
(0–1, 1–1, 2–3)
 Slovakia Rogers Place, Edmonton
August 8
19:00
Sweden  3–4
(1–1, 0–1, 2–2)
 Canada Rogers Place, Edmonton

Group B[edit | edit source]

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August 6
15:00
Russia  7–2
(1–1, 4–0, 2–1)
 Finland Servus Arena, Red Deer
Attendance: 732
August 6
19:00
Czech Republic  0–6
(0–1, 0–3, 0–2)
 United States of America Servus Arena, Red Deer
Attendance: 819
August 7
15:00
Czech Republic  0–3
(0–2, 0–0, 0–1)
 Russia Servus Arena, Red Deer
Attendance: 734
August 7
19:00
Finland  2–6
(1–2, 1–1, 0–3)
 United States of America Servus Arena, Red Deer
Attendance: 853
August 8
15:00
Czech Republic  4–3 OT
(1–1, 1–0, 1–2)
OT: (1–0)
 Finland Servus Arena, Red Deer
August 8
19:00
United States of America  3–8
(0–3, 3–1, 0–4)
 Russia Servus Arena, Red Deer

Final round[edit | edit source]

Seventh place game[edit | edit source]

August 10
12:00
Switzerland  2–8
(1–5, 1–3, 0–0)
 Finland

Fifth place game[edit | edit source]

August 10
16:00
Slovakia  3–8
(1–1, 1–3, 1–4)
 Czech Republic

Semifinals[edit | edit source]

August 10
15:00
Russia  1–2
(0–0, 0–0, 1–2)
 Sweden Rogers Place, Edmonton
August 10
19:00
United States of America  5–6 OT
(3–2, 0–1, 2–2)
OT: (0–1)
 Canada Rogers Place, Edmonton

Bronze medal game[edit | edit source]

August 11
15:00
Russia  5–4
(0–0, 2–0, 3–4)
 United States of America Rogers Place, Edmonton

Final[edit | edit source]

August 11
19:00
 Sweden 2–6
(2–3, 0–1, 0–2)
 Canada Rogers Place, Edmonton

Final standings[edit | edit source]

 
Rank Team
1  Canada
2  Sweden
3  Russia
4  United States of America
5  Czech Republic
6  Slovakia
7  Finland
8  Switzerland

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Hlinka Gretzky Cup the first step to possible NHL stardom", Edmonton Sun, 2018-08-04. (en-US) 
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