2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
The 34th Ice Hockey World Championships U20 juniors of the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships were in 2010 in the age group of under- twenties ( U20). In total, between 12 December 2009 and 10 January 2010 41 teams in the six tournaments in the top division and the divisions I to III part.
The world champion was the second time the crew of the United States who could defeat in the final of the neighbors from Canada to his home 6-5 after extra time. The German team was able to secure direct promotion back to the top division with the victory in Group A of Division I, Switzerland was fourth in the top division and thus recorded one of their best results. Austria was tenth and last in the top division and increased after only one year membership again in the Division I.
- 2.5.1 quarterfinals
- 2.5.2 game for 5th place
- 2.5.3 Semi-finals
- 2.5.4 3rd place match
- 2.5.5 final
- 3.1 Group A in Megève and Saint- Gervais- les- Bains, France 3.1.1 Division I winning team: Germany
- 5.1 Preliminary 5.1.1 Group A
- 5.1.2 Group B
- 5.2.1 Game for 7th place
- 5.2.2 Semi-finals
- 5.2.3 game for 5th place
- 5.2.4 3rd place match
- 5.2.5 final
Participants, venues and periods
- Top Division: December 26, 2009 to January 5th 2010 in Saskatoon and Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Participants: Canada Canada, Sweden, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovakia, Russia, Russia, United States, USA, Czech Republic Czech Republic, Latvia Latvia, Finland Finland, Switzerland Switzerland, Austria Austria
- Division I Group A: 14 to 20 December 2009, Megève and Saint- Gervais- les- Bains, France Participants: Danemark Denmark, France, Germany Germany, Japan Japan, Slovenia, Ukraine
- Group B: 14 to 20 December, 2009 in Gdansk, Poland Participants: Belarus Belarus, Croatia, Italy Italy, Kazakhstan, Norway, Norway, Poland, Poland
- Division II Group A: 13 to 19 December 2009 Debrecen, Hungary Participants: People's Republic of China People's Republic of China, Spain, United Kingdom Great Britain, Hungary Hungary, Flag of South Korea South Korea, Mexico Mexico
- Group B: 12 to 18 December, 2009 in Narva, Estonia Participants: Belgium, Estonia, Lithuania, Lithuania, Netherlands Netherlands, Romania Romania, Serbia, Serbia
- Division III: 4 to 10 January 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey Participants: Australia, Bulgaria, Iceland Iceland, New Zealand, New Zealand, North Korea North Korea, Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei, Turkey Turkey
The U-20 World Championship was held in the Canadian cities in Saskatoon Credit Union Centre (CUC ) ( 14,705 seats) and in Regina Brandt Centre ( 7,000 seats) from 26 December 2009 to 5 January 2010. The CUC was rebuilt in preparation for the tournament and extended, so that the capacity of 11,310 was increased to 14,311 places. In addition to the tournament 1,000 temporary seats were built.
At the tournament was attended ten national teams who played in two groups of five teams. The United States is ensured with a 6-5 victory in extra time over the last five successful Canadians for a big surprise. It was only the second world champion title of the United States at all. The only tournament victory previously dated from the year 2004.
After the group matches of the preliminary round, the two group winners qualify directly for the semi-finals. The runners-up and third - ever deny a qualifier for the semi-finals. The Fourth and Fifth of the group will contest - if you bring the result of the direct encounter of the first round - the relegation round and thereby determine two relegated to Division I.
Note: The Preliminaries Slovakia Slovakia - Latvia Latvia ( 8:3 ) and Austria Austria - Czech Republic Czech Republic ( 1:7 ) are included in the table.
Match for 5th place
3rd Place Match
Note: GP = Games, B = Goals, A = Assists, Pts = Points, / - = Plus / Minus, PIM = penalty minutes; Fat: Turnierbestwert
Note: GP = Games, TOI = Ice Age ( in minutes), GA = Goals against, SO = shutouts, Sv % = held shots (in%), GAA = Gegentorschnitt; Fat: Turnierbestwert
Title, ascent and descent
Group A in Megève and Saint- Gervais- les- Bains, France
The World Cup Group A in the Division I was held from 14 to 20 December 2009 in Megève and Saint- Gervais- les- Bains in France. The games were held with 1,800 seats at the Palais des Sports de Megève with 2,900 yards and the Patinoire Municipale de Saint- Gervais.
The German U20 national team managed the unbeaten promotion back to the top division after being able to win against Denmark in the decisive final group match. As relegated to Division II, the host Frenchman emerged from the tournament.
As the best goalkeepers in the Dane Nikolaj Nørbak was excellent. Other awards received by the Danish defender Markus Lauridsen and the German striker Jerome Flaake. The scorer list led the Dane Alexander Jensen with nine points.
Division I winning team: Germany
Group B in Gdansk, Poland
The World Cup Group B in the Division I was held until December 20, 2009 in Gdansk, Poland on 14. All matches were played in Hala Olivia with 3,867 seats.
Ascent and Descent
Group A in Debrecen, Hungary
The tournament Group A in the Division II took place from 13 to 19 December 2009 in Debrecen in Hungary. The matches were played in the arena Fonix Csarnok, which can accommodate 6,480 spectators.
Group B in Narva, Estonia
From 12 to 18 December 2009, the World Cup group B was held in Narva in Estonia in Division II. Venue of the Games was the Narva Jäähall with 1,500 seats.
Ascent and Descent
Division III in Istanbul, Turkey
The Tournament Division III was held in Istanbul from 4 to 10 January 2010.