2018 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II
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Tournament details
Host nations Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom / Flag of Serbia Serbia
Dates 10 – 16 December 2017
10 – 16 January 2018
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division II consisted of two tiered groups of six teams each: the fourth-tier Division IIA and the fifth-tier Division IIB. For each tier, the team which placed first was promoted to the next highest division, while the team which placed last was relegated to a lower division.

The tournaments were a round-robin tournament format, with two points allotted for a win, one additional point for a regulation win, and one point for an overtime or game winning shots loss.

To be eligible as a junior, a player cannot be born earlier than 1998.

Division IIA was held in Dumfries, United Kingdom, while Division IIB was hosted in Belgrade, Serbia.

Division IIA[edit | edit source]

The Division IIA tournament was played in Dumfries, United Kingdom, from 10 to 16 December 2017.

As a result of the tournament, Japan was promoted to Division IB, and the Netherlands was relegated to Division IIB.

2018 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II A
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
Dates 10 – 16 December 2017
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 117  (7.8 per game)
Attendance 5,928  (395 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of United Kingdom Liam Kirk

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom placed 6th in Division I B last year and were relegated
Flag of Japan.gif Japan placed 2nd in Division II A last year
Flag of Romania.gif Romania placed 3rd in Division II A last year
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia placed 4th in Division II A last year
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands placed 5th in Division II A last year
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea placed 1st in Division II B last year and were promoted

Final standings[edit | edit source]

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Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC).

10 December 2017
13:00
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 6–1
(3–1, 2–0, 1–0)
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 167
10 December 2017
16:30
South Korea Flag of Korea.gif 5–4 GWS
(0–1, 2–0, 2–3)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 3–1)
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 236
10 December 2017
20:00
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 3–2
(0–0, 1–1, 2–1)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 418
11 December 2017
13:00
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 4–5
(1–2, 3–2, 0–1)
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 427
11 December 2017
16:30
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 3–2 OT
(1–1, 1–1, 0–0)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 253
11 December 2017
20:00
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 6–2
(0–1, 3–0, 3–1)
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 487
13 December 2017
13:00
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 4–8
(2–1, 0–4, 2–3)
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 547
13 December 2017
16:30
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 5–1
(2–1, 0–0, 3–0)
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 235
13 December 2017
20:00
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 8–1
(1–0, 1–1, 6–0)
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 527
14 December 2017
13:00
Estonia Flag of Estonia.png 1–4
(0–1, 1–2, 0–1)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 473
14 December 2017
16:30
Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands.png 1–7
(0–1, 0–2, 1–4)
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 196
14 December 2017
20:00
South Korea Flag of Korea.gif 5–4 GWS
(0–0, 3–3, 1–1)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 3–1)
Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 467
16 December 2017
13:00
Romania Flag of Romania.svg 2–5
(1–2, 0–1, 1–2)
Flag of Korea.gif South Korea Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 327
16 December 2017
16:30
Estonia Flag of Estonia.png 5–6
(3–0, 1–4, 1–2)
Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 433
16 December 2017
20:00
United Kingdom Flag of Great Britain.gif 2–5
(0–2, 1–0, 1–3)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Dumfries Ice Bowl
Attendance: 735

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/– PIM
1 Liam Kirk Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 7 7 14 +6 6
2 Lee Jong-min Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 5 6 4 10 +6 4
2 Lee Ju-hyung Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 5 6 4 10 +6 4
4 Tohi Kobayashi Flag of Japan.gif Japan 5 4 6 10 +7 2
5 Szilárd Rokaly Flag of Romania.svg Romania 5 5 4 9 +5 4
6 Samuel Duggan Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 4 5 9 +6 0
6 Zoltán Sándor Flag of Romania.svg Romania 5 4 5 9 +3 4
6 Cole Shudra Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 5 4 5 9 +6 22
9 Andre Linde Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 5 2 7 9 –1 2
10 Park Min-gyu Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 5 1 7 8 +7 4

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

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Ryota Koda Flag of Japan.gif Japan 120:56 2 93.75 0.99 0
2 Eiki Sato Flag of Japan.gif Japan 180:41 5 91.67 1.66 0
3 Kim Tae-kyung Flag of Korea.gif South Korea 185:00 11 90.83 3.57 0
4 Örs Adorján Flag of Romania.svg Romania 286:25 17 90.12 3.56 0
5 Jordan Lawday Flag of Great Britain.gif United Kingdom 207:57 10 89.90 2.89 0

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

Awards[edit | edit source]

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

Division II B[edit | edit source]

The Division II B tournament was played in Belgrade, Serbia, from 10 to 16 January 2018.

As a result of the tournament, Spain was promoted to Division IIA, and Turkey was relegated to Division III.

2018 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II B
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Serbia Serbia
Dates 10 – 16 January 2018
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 111  (7.4 per game)
Attendance 3,720  (248 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Serbia Luka Vukičević

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia placed 6th in Division II A last year and were relegated
Flag of Spain.gif Spain placed 2nd in Division II B last year
Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia placed 3rd in Division II B last year
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium placed 4th in Division II B last year
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico placed 5th in Division II B last year
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey placed 1st in Division III last year and were promoted

Standings[edit | edit source]

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Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

10 January 2018
13:00
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 3–8
(1–2, 2–2, 0–4)
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 50
10 January 2018
16:30
Spain Flag of Spain.gif 4–0
(1–0, 1–0, 2–0)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 40
10 January 2018
20:00
Serbia Flag of Serbia.gif 3–2
(1–1, 0–1, 2–0)
Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 630
11 January 2018
13:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 4–6
(2–1, 0–2, 2–3)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 40
11 January 2018
16:30
Croatia Flag of Croatia.gif 4–2
(2–0, 0–1, 2–1)
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 30
11 January 2018
20:00
Spain Flag of Spain.gif 3–2 GWS
(1–0, 0–0, 1–2)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 2–1)
Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 720
13 January 2018
13:00
Croatia Flag of Croatia.gif 5–2
(1–1, 2–1, 2–0)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 20
13 January 2018
16:30
Spain Flag of Spain.gif 7–2
(3–1, 2–0, 2–1)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 30
13 January 2018
20:00
Serbia Flag of Serbia.gif 7–5
(4–2, 2–0, 1–3)
Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 720
15 January 2018
13:00
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 3–9
(1–1, 2–4, 0–4)
Flag of Spain.gif Spain Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 40
15 January 2018
16:30
Turkey Flag of Turkey.gif 1–4
(1–0, 0–1, 0–3)
Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 30
15 January 2018
20:00
Mexico Flag of Mexico.gif 1–3
(0–0, 1–2, 0–1)
Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 740
16 January 2018
13:00
Croatia Flag of Croatia.gif 1–3
(0–1, 1–0, 0–2)
Flag of Spain.gif Spain Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 50
16 January 2018
16:30
Belgium Flag of Belgium.gif 4–5
(3–3, 1–2, 0–0)
Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 20
16 January 2018
20:00
Serbia Flag of Serbia.gif 7–1
(1–1, 4–0, 2–0)
Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey Pionir Ice Hall, Belgrade
Attendance: 560

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Luka Vukićević Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia 5 8 4 12 +8 14
2 Mirko Đjumić Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia 5 3 8 11 +7 10
3 Joan Cerda Flag of Spain.gif Spain 5 5 5 10 0 6
4 Dorian Donath Flag of Spain.gif Spain 5 5 3 8 +6 6
5 Rino Dhondt Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 4 4 8 +7 18
6 Oliver de Croock Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 3 4 7 –3 4
6 Bruno Fičur Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia 5 3 4 7 0 2
8 Ben Coolen Flag of Belgium.gif Belgium 5 3 3 6 0 24
8 Jorge Pérez Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico 5 3 3 6 –3 8
10 Yusuf Kars Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 5 1 5 6 –7 8
10 Srdjan Subotić Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia 5 1 5 6 +3 8

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country MINS GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Vito Nikolić Flag of Croatia.gif Croatia 239:20 8 92.98 2.01 0
2 Raul Barbo Flag of Spain.gif Spain 305:00 8 90.12 1.57 1
3 Gerardo García del Valle Flag of Mexico.gif Mexico 238:30 18 89.71 4.53 0
4 Jug Mitić Flag of Serbia.gif Serbia 305:00 12 89.19 2.36 0
5 Onurcan Kaya Flag of Turkey.gif Turkey 260:47 26 85.87 5.98 0

Awards[edit | edit source]

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

External links[edit | edit source]

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