2020 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I
Tournament details
Host nations Flag of Belarus Belarus / Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Dates 9–15 December 2019 (Group A)
12–18 December 2019 (Group B)
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)

The 2020 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 2000.

Division I A[edit | edit source]

2020 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I A
2020 WJHC Division I A.png
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Belarus Belarus
Dates 9–15 December 2019
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 79  (5.27 per game)
Attendance 47,412  (3,161 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Austria Benjamin Baumgartner

The Division I A tournament was played in Minsk, Belarus, from 9 to 15 December 2019.[1]

Participants[edit | edit source]

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

Match officials[edit | edit source]

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

Referees
  • Flag of Poland Michał Baca
  • Flag of Italy Andrea Moschen
  • Flag of Spain Alexey Roshchyn
  • Flag of Norway Marcus Wannerstedt

Linesmen
  • Flag of Belarus Pavel Badyl
  • Flag of Italy Nicola Basso
  • Flag of France Thomas Caillot
  • Flag of Switzerland Dario Fuchs
  • Flag of Slovakia Lukáš Kacej
  • Flag of Belarus Mikita Paliakou
  • Flag of Estonia Toivo Tilku

Standings[edit | edit source]

Division IA Venue
Minsk
Čyžoŭka-Arena
Capacity: 8,807
Minsk Cizovka arena panorama.jpg


Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 4 0 0 1 18 10 +8 12 Promoted to Top Division
2 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 3 1 0 1 18 5 +13 11[lower-alpha 1]
3 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus (H) 5 3 0 2 0 19 12 +7 11[lower-alpha 1]
4 Flag of Norway.png Norway 5 1 2 0 2 12 11 +1 7
5 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 5 0 1 1 3 6 16 −10 3
6 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 5 0 0 1 4 6 25 −19 1 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.
Notes:

Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+3).

9 December 2019
12:30
Norway Flag of Norway.png 6–2
(1–0, 5–2, 0–0)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,512
9 December 2019
16:00
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 0–3
(0–1, 0–1, 0–1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,341
9 December 2019
19:30
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 4–3
(2–3, 1–0, 1–0)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 5,546

10 December 2019
12:30
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1–2 OT
(1–0, 0–1, 0–0)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,348
10 December 2019
16:30
Austria Flag of Austria.png 5–2
(1–2, 0–0, 4–0)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,542
10 December 2019
19:30
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 3–2 OT
(0–1, 0–0, 2–1)
(OT: 1–0)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 6,541

12 December 2019
12:30
Slovenia Flag of Slovenia.png 1–9
(0–5, 1–1, 0–3)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,314
12 December 2019
16:00
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 2–4
(1–1, 1–2, 0–1)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,359
12 December 2019
19:30
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 2–3 OT
(0–2, 1–0, 1–0)
(OT: 0–1)
Flag of Norway.png Norway Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 6,888

13 December 2019
12:30
Latvia Flag of Latvia.png 1–2
(1–1, 0–1, 0–0)
Flag of Austria.png Austria Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,582
13 December 2019
16:00
Norway Flag of Norway.png 1–0 GWS
(0–0, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,593
13 December 2019
19:30
Belarus Flag of Belarus.png 4–1
(0–0, 1–0, 3–1)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 6,318

15 December 2019
12:30
Austria Flag of Austria.png 4–1
(2–0, 0–0, 2–1)
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 1,491
15 December 2019
16:00
Norway Flag of Norway.png 0–2
(0–0, 0–1, 0–1)
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 2,035
15 December 2019
19:30
Denmark Flag of Denmark.png 2–7
(0–4, 0–1, 2–2)
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Čyžoŭka-Arena, Minsk
Attendance: 7,002

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/– PIM
1 Benjamin Baumgartner Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 5 6 11 +10 10
2 Paul Huber Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 4 4 8 +8 0
3 Jānis Švanenbergs Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 3 5 8 +7 6
4 Aliaksei Protas Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 4 3 7 +3 6
5 Yevgeni Oxentyuk Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 5 1 6 7 +4 6
6 Senna Peeters Flag of Austria.png Austria 5 3 3 6 +9 4
7 Ričards Grīnbergs Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 1 5 6 +8 6
8 Phillip Schultz Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 5 2 3 5 0 8
9 Patriks Zabusovs Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 5 3 1 4 +6 2
10 Deniss Fjodorovs Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 4 2 2 4 +3 22

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 Henrik Fayen Vestavik Flag of Norway.png Norway 184:37 4 95.40 1.30 1
2 Jānis Voris Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 278:56 5 93.90 1.08 2
3 Alexei Kolosov Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 161:25 4 92.98 1.49 0
4 Alexander Schmidt Flag of Austria.png Austria 299:50 10 92.65 2.00 0
5 Val Usnik Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 189:43 13 90.65 4.11 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]

Source: IIHF.com

Division I B[edit | edit source]

2020 IIHF U20 World Championship
Division I B
2020 WJHC Division I B.png
Tournament details
Host nation Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Dates 12–18 December 2019
Teams 6
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Tournament statistics
Games played 15
Goals scored 121  (8.07 per game)
Attendance 35,295  (2,353 per game)
Scoring leader(s) Flag of Poland Jakub Lewandowski

The Division I B tournament was played in Kyiv, Ukraine, from 12 to 18 December 2019.[1]

Participants[edit | edit source]

Team Qualification
Flag of France.png France 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 Hungary.png Hungary placed 3rd in Division I B last year
Flag of Italy.png Italy placed 4th in Division I B last year
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine placed 5th in Division I B last year
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 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.[2]

Referees
  • Flag of Slovenia Miha Bulovec
  • Flag of Sweden Richard Magnusson
  • Flag of United Kingdom Andrew Miller
  • Flag of Denmark Rasmus Toppel

Linesmen
  • Flag of Switzerland Roman Kaderli
  • Flag of Ukraine Ilya Khohlov
  • Flag of United Kingdom Ilia Kisil
  • Flag of Ukraine Artem Korepanov
  • Flag of Denmark Andreas Weise Krøyer
  • Flag of Germany Patrick Laguzov
  • Flag of Belarus Nazar Slezov

Standings[edit | edit source]

Division IB Venue
Kyiv
Palace of Sports
Capacity: 7,000
Дворец спорта (Киев).JPG


Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 5 0 0 0 29 16 +13 15 Promoted to Division I A
2 Flag of France.png France 5 4 0 0 1 22 7 +15 12
3 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine (H) 5 2 1 0 2 14 12 +2 8
4 Flag of Poland.png Poland 5 2 0 0 3 29 26 +3 6
5 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 5 1 0 0 4 14 27 −13 3
6 Flag of Italy.png Italy 5 0 0 1 4 13 33 −20 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.

Results[edit | edit source]

All times are local (UTC+2).

12 December 2019
13:00
Italy Flag of Italy.png 3–15
(1–3, 1–8, 1–4)
Flag of Poland.png Poland Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 330
12 December 2019
16:30
Estonia Flag of Estonia.png 1–6
(0–2, 1–1, 0–3)
Flag of France.png France Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 567
12 December 2019
20:00
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 1–5
(0–1, 1–3, 0–1)
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,567

14 December 2019
13:00
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 4–2
(1–0, 1–2, 2–0)
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,470
14 December 2019
16:30
France Flag of France.png 4–1
(0–0, 1–1, 3–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 2,134
14 December 2019
20:00
Poland Flag of Poland.png 0–3
(0–1, 0–0, 0–2)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 5,450

15 December 2019
13:00
Estonia Flag of Estonia.png 5–4
(0–3, 3–1, 2–0)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,587
15 December 2019
16:30
Poland Flag of Poland.png 7–10
(3–4, 2–5, 2–1)
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 2,124
15 December 2019
20:00
France Flag of France.png 3–1
(2–1, 0–0, 1–0)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,098

17 December 2019
13:00
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 3–2
(2–0, 1–1, 0–1)
Flag of France.png France Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 698
17 December 2019
16:30
Poland Flag of Poland.png 6–3
(2–1, 1–2, 3–0)
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,498
17 December 2019
20:00
Italy Flag of Italy.png 1–2 GWS
(1–1, 0–0, 0–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 0–1)
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,587

18 December 2019
13:00
France Flag of France.png 7–1
(1–0, 2–0, 4–1)
Flag of Poland.png Poland Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 453
18 December 2019
16:30
Hungary Flag of Hungary.png 7–4
(3–1, 2–2, 2–1)
Flag of Italy.png Italy Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 1,342
18 December 2019
20:00
Ukraine Flag of Ukraine.png 7–3
(2–2, 4–0, 1–1)
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Palace of Sports, Kyiv
Attendance: 4,390

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Top 10 scorers[edit | edit source]

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/– PIM
1 Jakub Lewandowski Flag of Poland.png Poland 5 5 8 13 +7 4
2 Kamil Wałęga Flag of Poland.png Poland 5 6 5 11 +1 12
3 Nátán Vértes Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 6 4 10 +6 8
4 Pierrick Dubé Flag of France.png France 5 5 4 9 +7 8
4 Levente Keresztes Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 5 4 9 +3 0
6 Marcell Révész Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 4 5 9 +6 12
7 Bence Páterka Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 5 1 8 9 +5 2
8 Kirill Lodeikin Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 5 7 1 8 –3 6
9 Dylan Fabre Flag of France.png France 5 3 5 8 +7 0
10 Antonin Plagnat Flag of France.png France 5 2 6 8 +8 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 Valentin Duquenne Flag of France.png France 240:00 6 92.21 1.50 0
2 Dominik Horváth Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 180:00 8 91.67 2.67 0
3 Artur Ohandzhanyan Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 303:49 12 90.98 2.37 1
4 Mark Teor Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 182:02 10 90.29 3.30 0
5 Levente Márkus Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 120:00 8 85.45 4.00 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]

Source: IIHF.com

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]


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