Sweden Men's National Junior Ice Hockey Team
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Sweden Men's National Junior Ice Hockey Team
Sweden
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Juniorkronorna (The Junior Crowns)[1]
AssociationSwedish Ice Hockey Association
Head coachSweden Tomas Montén
AssistantsSweden Anders Johansson
Sweden Henrik Stridh
CaptainErik Brännström
Top scorerMarkus Näslund (21)
Most pointsPeter Forsberg (42)
Team colors   
IIHF codeSWEDEN
First international
 Czechoslovakia 6 - 4 Sweden 
(Leningrad, Soviet Union; December 27, 1973)
Biggest win
 Sweden 20 - 1 Japan 
(Gävle, Sweden; December 30, 1992)
Biggest defeat
 Canada 10 - 2 Sweden 
(Winnipeg or Brandon, Manitoba, Canada; December 30, 1974)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances43 (first in 1974)
Best resultMed 1.png (1981, 2012)
International record (W-L-T)
180-101-13
Medal record
Gold medal - first place Sweden
Gold medal - first place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Silver medal - second place Sweden
Bronze medal - third place Sweden
Bronze medal - third place Sweden
Bronze medal - third place Sweden
Bronze medal - third place Sweden
Bronze medal - third place Sweden
Bronze medal - third place Sweden
Bronze medal - third place Sweden
The Swedish team celebrates after defeating Russia in overtime to win the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

The Swedish men's national under 20 ice hockey team, or Juniorkronorna (Junior Crowns in Swedish) as it is commonly called in Sweden, is the national under-20 ice hockey team in Sweden. The team represents Sweden at the International Ice Hockey Federation's World Junior Hockey Championship, held annually every December and January, and is affectionately known as The Junior Crowns, referencing the men's national team Three Crowns.

Sweden's roster for the 1981 World Junior Championships when they won gold included players such as Jan Erixon, Patrik and Peter Sundström, Håkan Nordin and Lars Eriksson.[2]

Preliminary 2020 WJC Roster

Preliminary roster for the 2020 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[3]

2012 WJC Gold Medal Winning Team Roster

Roster for the 2012 World Junior Championships.[4]Pontus Åberg was originally named to the roster but was unable to play because of an injury and was replaced by Jeremy Boyce-Rotevall.

World Junior Championship record

Year GP W L T GF GA Pts Rank
1974 5 2 3 0 32 21 4 4th place
1975 5 2 2 1 18 24 5 Won bronze medal
1976 4 1 3 0 23 17 2 5th place
1977 7 3 4 0 28 30 6 5th place
1978 7 4 2 1 28 24 9 Won silver medal
1979 6 4 1 1 19 13 8 Won bronze medal
1980 5 2 2 1 23 15 5 Won bronze medal
1981 5 4 0 1 25 11 9 Won gold medal
1982 7 4 3 0 42 26 8 5th place
1983 7 4 3 0 35 23 8 4th place
1984 7 3 4 0 27 28 6 5th place
1985 7 3 4 0 32 26 6 5th place
1986 7 4 3 0 26 23 8 5th place
1987 7 4 2 1 45 11 9 Won bronze medal
1988 7 3 3 1 36 24 7 5th place
1989 7 6 1 0 51 14 12 Won silver medal
1990 7 4 2 1 38 29 9 5th place
1991 7 3 4 0 32 29 6 6th place
1992 7 5 1 1 41 24 11 Won silver medal
1993 7 6 1 0 53 15 12 Won silver medal
1994 7 6 1 0 35 16 12 Won silver medal
1995 7 4 2 1 35 21 9 Won bronze medal
1996 7 4 2 1 26 13 9 Won silver medal
1997 5 2 3 0 20 18 4 8th place
1998 7 3 4 0 25 13 6 6th place
1999 7 4 3 0 30 22 8 4th place
2000 7 5 2 0 45 20 10 5th place
2001 7 3 4 0 17 13 6 4th place
2002 7 3* 2+ 2 18 15 8 6th place
2003 6 2 4 0 20 25 4 8th place
2004 6 3 3 0 21 13 6 7th place
2005 6 2 4+ 0 18 25 8 6th place
2006 6 4 2+ 0 23 11 8 5th place
2007 7 3 4^ 0 19 16 10 4th place
2008 6 5+ 1+ 0 26 13 15 Won silver medal
2009 6 5 1 0 27 11 15 Won silver medal
2010 6 5 1 0 41 15 15 Won bronze medal
2011 6 4 2+ 0 26 17 12 4th place
2012 6 6++** 0 0 30 13 14 Won gold medal
2013 6 5+* 1 0 23 13 13 Won silver medal
2014 7 6 1+ 0 32 11 19 Won silver medal
2015 6 5 1 0 25 13 12 4th place
2016 6 5 1 0 26 7 12 4th place
2017 7 5 2+ 0 29 16 12 4th place
2018 7 6+ 1 0 28 14 12 Won silver medal
2019 5 4+ 1 0 16 10 11 5th place
2020 7 6+ 1+ 0 32 15 17 Won bronze medal

+ Includes one win in extra time (in the preliminary round)
^ Includes one loss in extra time (in the preliminary round)
* Includes one win in extra time (in the playoff round)
+ Includes one loss in extra time (in the playoff round)

References

  1. ^ "Sweden takes gold in junior hockey championships". Radio Sweden. 6 January 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Eliteprospects.com - Sweden U20". Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Preliminary Team Sweden U20 Roster" (PDF). Swehockey. 15 December 2019.
  4. ^ "TEAM SWEDEN U20 Roster" (PDF). swehockey.se.

External links


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