2019 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I
Tournament details
Host nations Flag of Germany Germany / Flag of Poland Poland
Dates 9–15 December 2018 (Group A)
8–14 December 2018 (Group B)
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship Division I consisted of two tiered groups of six teams each: the second-tier Division IA and the third-tier Division IB. For each tier's tournament, the team which placed first was promoted to the next highest division, while the team which placed last was relegated to a lower division.

To be eligible as a junior player in these tournaments, a player cannot be born earlier than 1999.

Division I A[edit | edit source]

The Division I A tournament was played in Füssen, Germany, from 9 to 15 December 2018.[1]

2019 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I A
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Germany Germany
Dates 9–15 December 2018
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 83  (5.53 per game)
Attendance 10,365  (691 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Germany Dominik Bokk

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus placed 10th in the Top Division last year and were relegated
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia placed 2nd in Division I A last year
Flag of Germany.png Germany placed 3rd in Division I A last year
Flag of France.png France placed 4th in Division I A last year
Flag of Austria.png Austria placed 5th in Division I A last year
Flag of Norway.png Norway placed 1st in Division I B last year and were promoted

Match officials[edit | edit source]

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

Referees
  • Flag of Denmark Thomas Andersen
  • Flag of Russia Denis Naumov
  • Flag of the Czech Republic Vladimír Pešina
  • Flag of United Kingdom Liam Sewell

Linesmen
  • Flag of France Thomas Caillot
  • Flag of Germany Gabriel Gaube
  • Flag of Denmark Niklas Knosen
  • Flag of Finland Tommi Niittylä
  • Flag of Italy Ulrich Pardatscher
  • Flag of Austria Elias Seewald
  • Flag of Hungary Dániel Soós

Standings[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flag of Germany.png Germany (H) 5 4 1 0 0 22 5 +17 14 Promoted to Top Division
2 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 3 0 0 2 18 13 +5 9
3 Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 2 1 0 2 15 13 +2 8
4 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 2 0 0 3 11 13 −2 6
5 Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 1 0 2 2 9 17 −8 5
6 Flag of France.png France 5 1 0 0 4 8 22 −14 3 Relegation to Division I B
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host.

Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

9 December 2018
13:00
France Flag of France.png 3–1
(1–0, 1–0, 1–1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Füssen Arena
Attendance: 380
9 December 2018
16:30
Austria Flag of Austria.png 2–3 GWS
(1–1, 0–1, 1–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Füssen Arena
Attendance: 1,650
9 December 2018
20:00
Norway Flag of Norway.png 3–5
(2–0, 1–1, 0–4)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Füssen Arena
Attendance: 400
10 December 2018
15:30
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 6–2
(1–0, 1–2, 4–0)
Flag of France.png France Füssen Arena
Attendance: 275
10 December 2018
19:00
Germany Flag of Germany.png 4–0
(1–0, 2–0, 1–0)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Füssen Arena
Attendance: 1,030
11 December 2018
19:00
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 4–1
(0–0, 3–0, 1–1)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Füssen Arena
Attendance: 210
12 December 2018
13:00
Norway Flag of Norway.png 5–0
(0–0, 1–0, 4–0)
Flag of France.png France Füssen Arena
Attendance: 195
12 December 2018
16:30
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 1–4
(0–1, 0–2, 1–1)
Flag of Germany.png Germany Füssen Arena
Attendance: 1,095
12 December 2018
20:00
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 5–0
(1–0, 1–0, 3–0)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Füssen Arena
Attendance: 250
13 December 2018
20:00
Germany Flag of Germany.png 5–1
(3–0, 1–1, 1–0)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Füssen Arena
Attendance: 1,700
14 December 2018
13:00
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 2–4
(1–1, 1–1, 0–2)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Füssen Arena
Attendance: 275
14 December 2018
16:30
France Flag of France.png 2–4
(2–1, 0–1, 0–2)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Füssen Arena
Attendance: 275
15 December 2018
13:00
Austria Flag of Austria.png 2–3 OT
(2–2, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Füssen Arena
Attendance: 310
15 December 2018
16:30
Germany Flag of Germany.png 6–1
(1–0, 2–1, 3–0)
Flag of France.png France Füssen Arena
Attendance: 2,000
15 December 2018
20:00
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 1–3
(0–1, 0–1, 1–1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Füssen Arena
Attendance: 320

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/– PIM
1 Dominik Bokk Flag of Germany.png Germany 5 1 7 8 +6 0
2 Ivan Drozdov Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 4 3 7 –1 0
3 Justin Schütz Flag of Germany.png Germany 5 2 5 7 +5 10
4 Moritz Seider Flag of Germany.png Germany 5 1 6 7 +8 4
5 Samuel Solem Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 4 2 6 +2 6
6 Mathias Emilio Pettersen Flag of Norway.png Norway 4 3 3 6 +4 2
7 Viktors Jašunovs Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 3 3 6 +3 2
8 Vladimir Alistrov Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 2 4 6 –1 4
9 Robin Mathisen Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 1 5 6 +3 2
10 Nicolas Appendino Flag of Germany.png Germany 5 2 3 5 +8 4
10 Alexei Protas Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 2 3 5 –1 0

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

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Hendrik Hane Flag of Germany.png Germany 305:00 5 94.90 0.98 1
2 Jørgen Hanneborg Flag of Norway.png Norway 180:00 6 94.12 2.00 1
3 Jānis Voris Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 238:40 9 89.89 2.26 0
4 Jonas Wikstøl Flag of Norway.png Norway 123:00 6 89.47 2.93 0
5 Gaëtan Richard Flag of France.png France 239:04 16 89.40 4.02 0

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

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

Division I B[edit | edit source]

The Division I B tournament was played in Tychy, Poland, from 8 to 14 December 2018.[3]

2019 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I B
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Poland Poland
Dates 8–14 December 2018
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 101  (6.73 per game)
Attendance 7,515  (501 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Slovenia Jan Drozg

Participants[edit | edit source]

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

Match officials[edit | edit source]

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

Referees
  • Flag of France Pierre Dehaen
  • Flag of Norway Christian Persson
  • Flag of Estonia Maksim Toode
  • Flag of Belgium Hub Van Grinsven

Linesmen
  • Flag of Germany Andreas Hofer
  • Flag of Belarus Aleh Kliashcheunikau
  • Flag of Kazakhstan Andrei Korovkin
  • Flag of Poland Paweł Kosidło
  • Flag of Poland Rafał Noworyta
  • Flag of Austria Jakob Schauer
  • Flag of Russia Nikita Vilyugin

Standings[edit | edit source]

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 3 2 0 0 21 11 +10 13 Promoted to Division I A
2 Flag of Poland.png Poland (H) 5 3 0 1 1 19 15 +4 10[lower-alpha 1]
3 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 3 0 1 1 24 15 +9 10[lower-alpha 1]
4 Flag of Italy.png Italy 5 1 1 1 2 10 15 −5 6
5 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 5 1 1 0 3 14 20 −6 5
6 Flag of Japan.gif Japan 5 0 0 1 4 13 25 −12 1 Relegation to Division II A
Source: IIHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) result against closest best-ranked team outside tied teams; 6) result against second-best ranked team outside tied teams; 7) seeding before tournament.
(H) Host.
Notes:

Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+1).

8 December 2018
13:00
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 1–3
(0–2, 0–1, 1–0)
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 152
8 December 2018
16:30
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 2–4
(1–1, 1–1, 0–2)
Flag of Poland.png Poland Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 1,232
8 December 2018
20:00
Italy Flag of Italy.png 0–3
(0–1, 0–0, 0–2)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 115
9 December 2018
13:00
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 5–3
(1–2, 1–0, 3–1)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 125
9 December 2018
16:30
Poland Flag of Poland.png 1–3
(0–1, 0–0, 1–2)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 1,538
9 December 2018
20:00
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 9–3
(1–2, 4–0, 4–1)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 215
11 December 2018
13:00
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 6–2
(2–1, 3–1, 1–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 237
11 December 2018
16:30
Poland Flag of Poland.png 3–4 OT
(1–0, 1–1, 1–2)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 1,149
11 December 2018
20:00
Japan Flag of Japan.gif 2–6
(0–1, 0–1, 2–4)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 107
12 December 2018
13:00
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 2–1 GWS
(0–1, 1–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 118
12 December 2018
16:30
Poland Flag of Poland.png 7–4
(3–2, 1–1, 3–1)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 980
12 December 2018
20:00
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 5–4 GWS
(1–2, 0–2, 3–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 184
14 December 2018
13:00
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 4–1
(0–0, 2–1, 2–0)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 128
14 December 2018
16:30
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 2–4
(0–1, 1–3, 1–0)
Flag of Poland.png Poland Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 1,120
14 December 2018
20:00
Italy Flag of Italy.png 4–3 OT
(1–3, 0–0, 2–0)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Japan.gif Japan Winter Stadium, Tychy
Attendance: 115

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/– PIM
1 Jan Drozg Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 4 8 12 +3 14
2 Kristóf Papp Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 6 1 7 +2 2
3 Hunor Császár Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 5 2 7 +5 12
4 Dominik Paś Flag of Poland.png Poland 5 3 4 7 +5 14
5 Necj Stojan Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 2 5 7 +2 6
6 Aljaž Predan Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 4 2 6 +2 4
7 Bálint Horváth Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 3 3 6 +4 4
8 Teruto Nakajima Flag of Japan.gif Japan 5 2 4 6 –3 4
9 Andor Péter Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 1 5 6 +8 2
10 Jaka Sodja Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 3 2 5 0 12
10 Jan Sołtys Flag of Poland.png Poland 5 3 2 5 +5 25

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

Goaltending leaders[edit | edit source]

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA Sv% GAA SO
1 Žiga Kogovšek Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 249:50 8 92.38 1.92 1
2 Davide Fadani Flag of Italy.png Italy 305:30 14 91.08 2.75 0
3 Sebastian Lipiński Flag of Poland.png Poland 303:44 14 90.97 2.77 0
4 Artur Ohandzhanyan Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 284:58 16 90.64 3.37 0
5 Dávid Kovács Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 243:48 12 89.38 2.95 0

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

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

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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