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2018 IIHF U18 World Championship Division I
2018 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I
Tournament details
Host nations Flag of Latvia Latvia / Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Dates 2–8 April (Group A)
14–20 April (Group B)
Teams 12

The 2018 IIHF U18 World Championship Division I were a pair of international under-18 ice hockey tournaments organised by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The Division I A and Division I B tournaments represented the second and the third tier of the IIHF World U18 Championship.

Division I AEdit

2018 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I A
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Latvia Latvia
Dates 2–8 April
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 86  (5.73 per game)
Attendance 9,057  (604 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Germany Taro Jentzsch

The Division I A tournament was played in Riga, Latvia, from 2 to 8 April 2018.

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia placed 10th in 2017 Top Division and were relegated
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan placed 2nd in 2017 Division I A
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark placed 3rd in 2017 Division I A
Flag of Norway.png Norway placed 4th in 2017 Division I A
Flag of Germany.png Germany placed 5th in 2017 Division I A
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia placed 1st in 2017 Division I B and were promoted

Match officialsEdit

4 referees and 7 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[1]

Referees
  • Flag of Sweden Patric Bjälkander
  • Flag of Finland Aaro Brännare
  • Flag of the United States Andrew Bruggeman
  • Flag of Belarus Andrei Shrubok

Linesmen
  • Flag of Latvia Uldis Bušs
  • Flag of Switzerland Daniel Duarte
  • Flag of Latvia Māris Locāns
  • Flag of Finland Henri Neva
  • Flag of Austria David Nothegger
  • Flag of Slovakia Michal Orolin
  • Flag of Japan Sotaro Yamaguchi

StandingsEdit

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ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+3).

2 April 2018
12:15
Germany Flag of Germany.png 7–2
(2–0, 4–2, 1–0)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 348
2 April 2018
16:15
Norway Flag of Norway.png 2–5
(1–3, 1–2, 0–0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 349
2 April 2018
20:15
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1–2
(0–2, 1–0, 0–0)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 1,126

3 April 2018
12:15
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 0–1
(0–1, 0–0, 0–0)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 147
3 April 2018
16:15
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 2–3
(1–0, 0–1, 1–2)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 210
3 April 2018
20:15
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 3–0
(0–0, 1–0, 2–0)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 983

5 April 2018
12:15
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 0–5
(0–0, 0–4, 0–1)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 210
5 April 2018
16:15
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 2–4
(2–1, 0–1, 0–2)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 214
5 April 2018
20:15
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 3–1
(1–1, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 1,894

6 April 2018
12:15
Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan.png 7–1
(3–0, 1–0, 3–1)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 86
6 April 2018
16:15
Norway Flag of Norway.png 4–5
(1–2, 2–2, 1–1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 157
6 April 2018
20:15
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 1–4
(1–1, 0–0, 0–3)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 2,200

8 April 2018
12:15
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 5–3
(2–0, 2–2, 1–1)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 163
8 April 2018
16:15
Germany Flag of Germany.png 8–2
(5–2, 1–0, 2–0)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 110
8 April 2018
20:15
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 2–1
(1–1, 0–0, 1–0)
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Arēna Rīga, Riga
Attendance: 860

StatisticsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Flag of Germany Taro Jentzsch 5 1 6 7 +7 6 F
Flag of Germany Yannik Valenti 5 5 1 6 +6 2 F
Flag of Denmark Phillip Schultz 5 4 2 6 0 6 F
Flag of Kazakhstan Andrei Buyalsky 5 3 2 5 +4 2 F
Flag of Germany Luis Schinko 5 3 2 5 +2 8 F
Flag of Germany Edwin Schitz 5 3 2 5 +7 0 F
Flag of Denmark Victor Cubars 5 2 3 5 +1 2 F
Flag of Germany Manuel Alberg 5 1 4 5 +5 0 F
Flag of Kazakhstan Dias Guseinov 5 0 5 5 +2 6 F
Flag of Kazakhstan Oleg Boiko 5 3 1 4 +2 0 F
Flag of Kazakhstan Maxim Musorov 5 3 1 4 +1 2 F
Flag of Norway Lars Christian Rødne 5 3 1 4 −3 2 F

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

Leading goaltendersEdit

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

Player TOI SA GA GAA Sv% SO
Flag of Latvia Jānis Voris 180:00 65 2 0.67 96.92 1
Flag of Latvia Artūrs Šilovs 120:00 50 2 1.00 96.00 1
Flag of Kazakhstan Vladislav Nurek 120:00 42 3 1.50 92.86 0
Flag of Norway Tobias Normann 140:15 58 5 2.14 91.38 1
Flag of Kazakhstan Vilen Prokofiev 179:19 78 7 2.34 91.03 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the Directorate

Source: IIHF.com

Division I BEdit

2018 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I B
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Dates 14–20 April
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 80  (5.33 per game)
Attendance 33,163  (2,211 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Austria Benjamin Baumgartner
Flag of Ukraine Dmytro Danylenko

The Division I B tournament was played in Kyiv, Ukraine, from 14 to 20 April 2018.

ParticipantsEdit

Team Qualification
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary placed 6th in 2017 Division I A and were relegated
Flag of Austria.png Austria placed 2nd in 2017 Division I B
Flag of Japan.gif Japan placed 3rd in 2017 Division I B
Flag of Italy.png Italy placed 4th in 2017 Division I B
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine placed 5th in 2017 Division I B
Flag of Romania.svg Romania placed 1st in 2017 Division II A and were promoted

Match officialsEdit

4 referees and 7 linesmen were selected for the tournament.[2]

Referees
  • Flag of the Czech Republic Roman Mrkva
  • Flag of Switzerland Joris Müller
  • Flag of Norway Christian Persson
  • Flag of Latvia Gints Zviedrītis

Linesmen
  • Flag of the Netherlands Lodewyk Beelen
  • Flag of the United States Riley Bowles
  • Flag of Norway Håvar Dahl
  • Flag of Great Britain James Kavanagh
  • Flag of Ukraine Artem Korepanov
  • Flag of Ukraine Anton Peretyatko
  • Flag of Poland Wiktor Zień

StandingsEdit

Script error

ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+3).

14 April 2018
13:00
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 0–1
(0–0, 0–0, 0–1)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 3,007
14 April 2018
16:30
Italy Flag of Italy.png 1–2
(1–2, 0–0, 0–0)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,489
14 April 2018
20:00
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 0–5
(0–3, 0–1, 0–1)
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,198

15 April 2018
13:00
Austria Flag of Austria.png 3–5
(1–1, 2–1, 0–3)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 3,104
15 April 2018
16:30
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 5–3
(1–1, 3–2, 1–0)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,259
15 April 2018
20:00
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 4–0
(1–0, 1–0, 2–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,047

17 April 2018
13:00
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 1–7
(0–2, 0–2, 1–3)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 549
17 April 2018
16:30
Austria Flag of Austria.png 4–0
(2–0, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,571
17 April 2018
20:00
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 3–4
(1–1, 0–2, 2–1)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,537

18 April 2018
13:00
Austria Flag of Austria.png 7–1
(4–0, 1–1, 2–0)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 954
18 April 2018
16:30
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 3–2 GWS
(1–0, 1–0, 0–2)
OT: (0–0)
SO: (1–0)
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,398
18 April 2018
20:00
Italy Flag of Italy.png 1–3
(0–0, 1–2, 0–1)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,827

20 April 2018
13:00
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 3–2 OT
(1–1, 0–0, 1–1)
OT: (1–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,073
20 April 2018
16:30
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 0–4
(0–1, 0–1, 0–2)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 2,150
20 April 2018
20:00
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 6–0
(2–0, 2–0, 2–0)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 5,000

StatisticsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Flag of Austria Benjamin Baumgartner 5358+30F
Flag of Ukraine Dmytro Danylenko 5358+4 2 F
Flag of Japan Taiga Abe 5527−24F
Flag of Ukraine Felix Morozov 5437+4 2 F
Flag of Austria Marco Rossi 5437+24F
Flag of Austria Benjamin Lanzinger 5 3 36+42F
Flag of Hungary Marcell Révész 5336+514F
Flag of Italy Enrico Bitetto 532 5 +12F
Flag of Hungary Levente Keresztes 532 5 +32F
Flag of Japan Shogo Araki 5235+50F
Flag of Ukraine Oleksandr Peresunko 5235+54F

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

Leading goaltendersEdit

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

Player TOI SA GA GAA Sv% SO
Flag of Austria Marvin Kortin 180:004310.3397.672
Flag of Ukraine Artur Ogandzhanyan 167:228851.7994.320
Flag of Japan Eiki Sato 266:4812681.8093.651
Flag of Ukraine Vladislav Hurko 132:154331.3693.021
Flag of Hungary Lajos Gönczi 241:498271.7491.462

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the Directorate

Source: IIHF.com

ReferencesEdit


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