1974 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
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1974 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
1974 IIHF World U20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Soviet Union
DatesDecember 27, 1973 -
January 6, 1974
Teams6
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
 Soviet Union
 Finland
 Canada
Fourth place Sweden
Tournament statistics
Matches played15
Goals scored135 (9 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Sweden Roland Eriksson
(9 points)
1975

The 1974 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships were held in Leningrad, Soviet Union between December 27, 1973, and January 6, 1974. The host Soviet team won the tournament with a perfect 5-0 record.[1] This was the first edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship, but the results are not included in official IIHF records.[2] Canada was represented by a club team, the Peterborough Petes, while the other five nations were represented by teams of their top under-20 players.[3]

Final standings

The tournament was a round-robin format, with each team playing each of the other five teams once each.

Rank Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 36 12 10
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Finland 5 3 2 0 21 23 6
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Canada 5 3 2 0 17 23 6
4  Sweden 5 2 3 0 32 21 4
5  United States 5 1 4 0 10 32 2
6  Czechoslovakia 5 1 4 0 19 24 2

Results

Czechoslovakia 6 - 4
(3-1, 1-2, 2-1)
 Sweden
Canada 5 - 4
(1-1, 1-2, 3-1)
 United States
Soviet Union 6 - 2
(1-1, 3-1, 2-0)
 Finland
Sweden 9 - 4
(1-2, 6-2, 2-0)
 Finland
United States 1 - 11
(0-6, 1-1, 0-4)
 Sweden
Soviet Union 7 - 5
(1-0, 6-2, 0-3)
 Czechoslovakia
Finland 4 - 3
(2-1, 0-2, 2-0)
 Canada
Soviet Union 5 - 4
(2-2, 2-2, 1-0)
 Sweden
Finland 5 - 1
(2-0, 2-0, 1-1)
 United States
Canada 4 - 2
(2-0, 1-1, 1-1)
 Czechoslovakia
Finland 6 - 4
(4-1, 1-2, 1-1)
 Czechoslovakia
Canada 5 - 4
(1-2, 1-1, 3-1)
 Sweden
Soviet Union 9 - 1
(3-0, 1-1, 5-0)
 United States
United States 3 - 2
(0-1, 2-1, 1-0)
 Czechoslovakia
Soviet Union 9 - 0
(1-0, 3-0, 5-0)
 Canada

Scoring leaders

Tournament awards

Best Players All-Star Team
Goaltender Canada Frank Salive Finland Tapio Virhimo
Defencemen Soviet Union Viktor Kucherenko Canada Jim Turkiewicz
Canada Paul McIntosh
Forwards Sweden Mats Ulander Sweden Thomas Gradin
Sweden Roland Eriksson
Finland Ismo Villa

References

  1. ^ "1974 World Junior Championship". Hockey Canada. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "IIHF World U20 Championships". IIHF. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "IIHF World Junior Championship History". Hockey Canada. Retrieved .

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