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2018 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division II
[[Image:2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division II.png
2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships – Division II
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Tournament details
Host nations Flag of Great Britain 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 IIAEdit

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 Great Britain 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 Great Britain Liam Kirk

ParticipantsEdit

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

Final standingsEdit

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ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC).

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

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

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

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

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

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

Division II BEdit

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

ParticipantsEdit

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

StandingsEdit

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ResultsEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

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

StatisticsEdit

Top 10 scorersEdit

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

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

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

AwardsEdit

Best Players Selected by the DirectorateEdit

External linksEdit

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