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2000 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
2000 IIHF World U20 Championship
2000 WJHC logo.png
Tournament details
Host country Sweden
DatesDecember 25, 1999 - January 4, 2000
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
 Czech Republic
 Russia
 Canada
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played35
Goals scored218 (6.23 per match)
Attendance41,693 (1,191 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Sweden Henrik Sedin
(13 points)
1999
2001

The 2000 World Junior Hockey Championships (2000 WJHC), was the 24th edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship. The tournament was hosted in Skellefteå and Umeå, Sweden from December 25, 1999, to January 4, 2000. The Czech Republic won the gold medal with a 1-0 shootout victory over Russia in the championship game, while Canada won the bronze medal with a 4-3 shootout victory over the United States. This still remains as the only tournament to where both medal games have been decided in a shootout.

The playoff round was (again) expanded to eight teams, with group leaders not getting a bye to the semifinals.

Venues

Skellefteå Kraft Arena
Capacity: 6,000
Umeå Arena
Capacity: 6,000
Skellefteå Kraft Arena 080718.jpg Umeå Arena 100415.jpg
 Sweden - Skellefteå  Sweden - Umeå

Pool A

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 Czech Republic 4 2 2 0 12 7 6
 Canada 4 2 2 0 9 5 6
 United States 4 1 2 1 5 6 4
 Finland 4 1 1 2 8 9 3
 Slovakia 4 0 1 3 4 11 1

All times local (CET/UTC+1).

December 25, 1999
15:30
Czech Republic 5-2
(1-1, 1-0, 3-1)
 SlovakiaSkellefteå
Attendance: 1,185
December 25, 1999
19:30
Finland 2-3
(0-1, 0-2, 2-0)
 CanadaSkellefteå
Attendance: 457
December 26, 1999
15:30
Czech Republic 2-2
(0-1, 1-1, 1-0)
 United StatesSkellefteå
Attendance: 374
December 26, 1999
19:30
Slovakia 1-1
(0-0, 1-0, 1-1)
 FinlandSkellefteå
Attendance: 398
December 28, 1999
15:30
Slovakia 0-1
(0-0, 0-0, 0-1)
 United StatesSkellefteå
Attendance: 472
December 28, 1999
19:30
Canada 1-1
(1-0, 0-1, 0-0)
 Czech RepublicSkellefteå
Attendance: 997
December 29, 1999
15:30
United States 1-3
(0-1, 0-1, 1-1)
 FinlandSkellefteå
Attendance: 582
December 29, 1999
19:30
Canada 4-1
(3-0, 0-1, 1-0)
 SlovakiaSkellefteå
Attendance: 513
December 31, 1999
12:00
Finland 2-4
(0-0, 1-1, 1-3)
 Czech RepublicSkellefteå
Attendance: 423
December 31, 1999
16:00
United States 1-1
(0-0, 0-1, 1-0)
 CanadaSkellefteå
Attendance: 596

Group B

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 Russia 4 4 0 0 30 4 8
 Sweden 4 3 0 1 27 8 6
  Switzerland 4 2 0 2 13 16 4
 Kazakhstan 4 1 0 3 7 34 2
 Ukraine 4 0 0 4 6 21 0

All times local (CET/UTC+1).

December 25, 1999
15:30
Switzerland  6-2
(2-1, 3-0, 1-1)
 UkraineUmeå
Attendance: 934
December 25, 1999
19:30
Russia 14-1
(4-1, 4-0, 6-0)
 KazakhstanUmeå
Attendance: 848
December 26, 1999
15:30
Switzerland  1-7
(1-1, 0-2, 0-4)
 SwedenUmeå
Attendance: 2,838
December 26, 1999
19:30
Ukraine 1-4
(0-0, 0-2, 1-2)
 RussiaUmeå
Attendance: 489
December 28, 1999
15:30
Ukraine 1-6
(0-3, 0-1, 1-2)
 SwedenUmeå
Attendance: 2,058
December 28, 1999
19:30
Kazakhstan 0-5
(0-4, 0-0, 0-1)
  SwitzerlandUmeå
Attendance: 839
December 29, 1999
15:30
Sweden 1-5
(0-2, 0-2, 1-1)
 RussiaUmeå
Attendance: 4,450
December 29, 1999
19:30
Kazakhstan 5-2
(1-0, 1-0, 3-2)
 UkraineUmeå
Attendance: 356
December 31, 1999
12:00
Russia 7-1
(1-0, 3-0, 3-1)
  SwitzerlandUmeå
Attendance: 329
December 31, 1999
16:00
Sweden 13-1
(3-1, 6-0, 4-0)
 KazakhstanUmeå
Attendance: 511

Relegation round

January 2, 2000
16:00
Slovakia 1-3
(0-1, 0-1, 1-1)
 UkraineSkellefteå
Attendance: 2,745
January 4, 2000
12:00
Ukraine 1-5
(0-0, 1-2, 0-3)
 SlovakiaUmeå
Attendance: 301

10-minute tie break game

January 4, 2000
14:15
Ukraine 0 - 1 GWS
(0-0, 0/3-2/3)
 SlovakiaUmeå
Attendance: 301

 Ukraine was relegated to Division I for the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Final round

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal game
                           
  B1  Russia 4  
A4  Finland 0  
  B1  Russia 3  
  A2  Canada 2  
A2  Canada 8
  B3   Switzerland 3  
    B1  Russia 0
  A1  Czech Republic 1?
  B2  Sweden 1  
A3  United States 5  
  A3  United States 1 Bronze medal game
  A1  Czech Republic 4  
A1  Czech Republic 6 A2  Canada 4?
  B4  Kazakhstan 3   A3  United States 3

? Shootout victory.

All times local (CET/UTC+1).

Quarterfinals

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January 1, 2000
14:00
Canada 8-3
(3-0, 4-2, 1-1)
  SwitzerlandSkellefteå
Attendance: 432
January 1, 2000
14:00
Sweden 1-5
(1-1, 0-1, 0-3)
 United StatesUmeå
Attendance: 2,171
January 1, 2000
18:00
Czech Republic 6-3
(3-0, 2-3, 1-0)
 KazakhstanSkellefteå
Attendance: 386
January 1, 2000
18:00
Russia 4-0
(3-0, 1-0, 0-0)
 FinlandUmeå
Attendance: 521

Consolation round

January 3, 2000
15:30
Switzerland  5-2
(1-0, 3-1, 1-1)
 FinlandUmeå
Attendance: 359
January 3, 2000
19:30
Kazakhstan 2-12
(0-3, 1-7, 1-2)
 SwedenUmeå
Attendance: 946

Semifinals

January 3, 2000
15:30
United States 1-4
(0-1, 0-2, 1-1)
 Czech RepublicSkellefteå
Attendance: 2,848
January 3, 2000
19:30
Russia 3-2
(0-0, 2-1, 1-1)
 CanadaSkellefteå
Attendance: 3,215

7th place game

January 4, 2000
15:00
Finland 9-1
(3-0, 2-0, 4-1)
 KazakhstanUmeå
Attendance: 306

5th place game

January 4, 2000
19:00
Sweden 5-2
(1-2, 2-0, 2-0)
  SwitzerlandUmeå
Attendance: 872

Bronze medal game

January 4, 2000
14:00
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Canada 4 - 3 GWS
(0-1, 1-1, 2-1)
(OT: 0-0)
(SO: 3-1)
 United StatesSkellefteå
Attendance: 2,784

Gold medal game

January 4, 2000
19:00
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Russia 0 - 1 GWS
(0-0, 0-0, 0-0, 0-0, 1/3-2/3)
 Czech Republic 1st place, gold medalist(s)Skellefteå
Attendance: 3,857

Scoring leaders

Rank Player Country Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/-
1 Henrik Sedin  Sweden F 7 4 9 13 6 +9
2 Milan Kraft  Czech Republic F 7 5 7 12 0 +8
3 Daniel Sedin  Sweden F 7 6 4 10 0 +8
4 Brandon Reid  Canada F 7 4 5 9 4 +3
5 Evgueni Mouratov  Russia F 7 6 2 8 4 +8
6 Alexei Tereschenko  Russia F 7 3 5 8 2 +6
7 Erik Lewerström  Sweden D 7 3 5 8 14 +2
8 Alexandre Riazentsev  Russia D 7 2 6 8 2 +10
9 David Nyström  Sweden F 7 2 6 8 2 +6
10 Oleg Smirnov  Russia F 7 2 6 8 2 +7

Goaltending leaders

Minimum 40% of team's ice time.

Rank Player Country TOI SOG GA GAA Saves Sv % SO
1 Ilya Bryzgalov  Russia 234:04 105 3 0.77 102 97.14 1
2 Alexei Volkov  Russia 185:11 81 4 1.30 77 95.06 0
3 Zden?k ?míd  Czech Republic 420:00 182 11 1.57 171 93.96 1
4 Maxime Ouellet  Canada 360:00 181 11 1.83 170 93.92 0
5 Rick DiPietro  United States 298:57 138 9 1.81 129 93.48 1

Tournament awards

Final standings

Pool B

The following teams took part in the Pool B tournament. This group played in Minsk, Belarus between December 13 and December 19, 1999.

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 Belarus 3 2 1 0 7 3 5
 Germany 3 2 0 1 9 6 4
 Italy 3 1 1 1 4 5 3
 Latvia 3 0 0 3 2 8 0

Group B

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 France 3 2 1 0 11 8 5
 Norway 3 2 0 1 14 8 4
 Poland 3 1 1 1 13 12 3
 Denmark 3 0 0 3 10 20 0

Relegation round

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 Poland 3 2 1 0 13 7 5
 Italy 3 1 1 1 4 6 3
 Latvia 3 1 0 2 7 8 2
 Denmark 3 1 0 2 11 14 2
Carried forward fromPoland 9-4 Denmark
preliminary roundItaly 2-1 Latvia

 Denmark was relegated to Division II for the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Final round

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 Belarus 3 3 0 0 17 9 6
 Germany 3 2 0 1 8 5 4
 France 3 1 0 2 8 15 2
 Norway 3 0 0 3 6 10 0
Carried forward fromFrance 4-2 Norway
preliminary roundBelarus 4-2 Germany

 Belarus was promoted to the Top Division for the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Pool C

The following teams took part in the Pool C tournament. This group played in Nagano, Japan between December 30, 1999, and January 3, 2000.

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 Austria 3 3 0 0 31 5 6
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 14 18 4
 Estonia 3 0 1 2 10 19 1
 FR Yugoslavia 3 0 1 2 7 20 1

Group B

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts
 Slovenia 3 2 1 0 12 7 5
 Great Britain 3 1 2 0 9 7 4
 Japan 3 1 1 1 11 9 3
 Lithuania 3 0 0 3 6 15 0

Final round

All times local (JST/UTC+9).

7th place game

January 3, 2000
10:00
Lithuania 5-1
(3-1, 1-0, 1-0)
 FR YugoslaviaBig Hat
Attendance: 315

 FR Yugoslavia was relegated to Division III for the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

5th place game

January 3, 2000
13:00
Japan 9-1
(2-0, 0-1, 7-0)
 EstoniaBig Hat
Attendance: 911

3rd place game

January 3, 2000
16:00
Hungary 2-7
(1-4, 1-2, 0-1)
 Great BritainBig Hat
Attendance: 676

1st place game

January 3, 2000
19:00
Slovenia 2-6
(0-1, 0-1, 2-4)
 AustriaBig Hat
Attendance: 733

 Austria was promoted to Division I for the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Pool D

The following teams took part in the Pool D tournament. This group played in Mexico City, Mexico between January 9 and January 15, 2000.

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts Croatia South Africa Bulgaria
 Croatia 2 2 0 0 35 2 4 13-1 22-1
 South Africa 2 1 0 1 13 14 2 1-13 12-1
 Bulgaria 2 0 0 2 2 34 0 1-22 1-12

Group B

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts Netherlands Mexico Iceland
 Netherlands 2 2 0 0 24 1 4 10-0 14-1
 Mexico 2 1 0 1 8 13 2 0-10 8-3
 Iceland 2 0 0 2 4 22 0 1-14 3-8

Group C

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts Romania Spain Australia
 Romania 2 2 0 0 24 5 4 6-3 18-2
 Spain 2 1 0 1 8 9 2 3-6 5-3
 Australia 2 0 0 2 5 23 0 2-18 3-5

Final round

Places 7 to 9

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts Australia Bulgaria Iceland
 Australia 2 2 0 0 16 6 4 8-2 8-4
 Bulgaria 2 1 0 1 9 9 2 2-8 7-1
 Iceland 2 0 0 2 5 15 0 4-8 1-7

 Iceland was relegated to Division III Qualification for the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Places 4 to 6

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts Spain Mexico South Africa
 Spain 2 2 0 0 16 6 4 10-2 6-4
 Mexico 2 1 0 1 5 11 2 2-10 3-1
 South Africa 2 0 0 2 5 9 0 4-6 1-3

Places 1 to 3

Team GP W T L GF GA Pts Croatia Romania Netherlands
 Croatia 2 2 0 0 12 8 4 6-4 6-4
 Romania 2 1 0 1 9 8 2 4-6 5-2
 Netherlands 2 0 0 2 6 11 0 4-6 2-5

 Croatia was promoted to Division II for the 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

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