1982 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
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1982 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
1982 IIHF World U20 Championship
Tournament details
Host countries United States
 Canada
DatesDecember 22, 1981 -
January 2, 1982
Teams8
Venue(s)15 (in 15 host cities)
Final positions
 Canada
 Czechoslovakia
 Finland
Fourth place Soviet Union
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored282 (10.07 per match)
Attendance86,941 (3,105 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Finland Raimo Summanen
(16 points)
1981
1983

The 1982 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1982 WJHC) was the sixth edition Ice Hockey World Junior Championship and was held from December 22, 1981, until January 2, 1982. The tournament was hosted by the United States in various cities across the state of Minnesota with some games also played in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Ontario. Canada won their first gold medal at the World Juniors, while Czechoslovakia and Finland won silver and bronze, respectively.

Pool A

The 1982 tournament was a round-robin format, with the top three teams winning gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Final standings

Rank Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Canada 7 6 0 1 45 14 13
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Czechoslovakia 7 5 1 1 44 17 11
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Finland 7 5 2 0 47 29 10
4  Soviet Union 7 4 3 0 42 25 8
5  Sweden 7 4 3 0 42 26 8
6  United States 7 2 5 0 28 34 4
7  West Germany 7 1 6 0 19 56 2
8   Switzerland 7 0 7 0 15 81 0

  Switzerland was relegated to Pool B for the 1983 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Results

December 22, 1981Finland 1 - 5
(0-3, 1-1, 0-1)
 CanadaWinnipeg, Manitoba
December 22, 1981Sweden 17 - 0
(5-0, 4-0, 8-0)
  SwitzerlandKenora, Ontario
December 22, 1981Soviet Union 12 - 3 West GermanyDuluth
December 22, 1981United States 4 - 6
(1-4, 2-0, 1-2)
 CzechoslovakiaDuluth
December 23, 1981Canada 3 - 2
(0-1, 1-0, 2-1)
 SwedenWinnipeg, Manitoba
December 23, 1981Finland 14 - 2  SwitzerlandBrandon, Manitoba
December 23, 1981United States 8 - 1 West GermanyDuluth
December 23, 1981Soviet Union 2 - 3
(2-2, 0-0, 0-1)
 CzechoslovakiaDuluth
December 26, 1981Soviet Union 0 - 7
(0-2, 0-1, 0-4)
 CanadaWinnipeg, Manitoba
December 26, 1981United States 6 - 3
(3-0, 2-2, 1-1)
  SwitzerlandGrand Rapids
December 26, 1981Sweden 5 - 1
(1-1, 3-0, 1-0)
 West GermanyBrainerd
December 26, 1981Czechoslovakia 5 - 1
(2-0, 2-0, 1-1)
 FinlandVirginia
December 27, 1981United States 4 - 5
(2-0, 1-4, 1-1)
 CanadaBloomington
December 27, 1981Sweden 6 - 4
(1-2, 5-0, 0-2)
 CzechoslovakiaBloomington
December 27, 1981Soviet Union 11 - 4  SwitzerlandInternational Falls
December 27, 1981West Germany 4 - 8 FinlandSt. Cloud
December 29, 1981Canada 11 - 3
(4-0, 4-2, 3-1)
 West GermanyBloomington
December 29, 1981Czechoslovakia 16 - 0
(7-0, 5-0, 4-0)
  SwitzerlandBloomington
December 29, 1981United States 0 - 7
(0-5, 0-1, 0-1)
 Soviet UnionBloomington
December 30, 1981Sweden 6 - 9
(1-3, 2-2, 3-4)
 FinlandBurnsville
December 31, 1981West Germany 1 - 7
(0-3, 1-1, 0-3)
 CzechoslovakiaNew Ulm
December 31, 1981Finland 6 - 3
(0-1, 4-1, 2-1)
 Soviet UnionBloomington
December 31, 1981United States 2 - 4
(0-3, 1-1, 1-0)
 SwedenBloomington
January 1, 1982Canada 11 - 1
(4-0, 3-1, 4-0)
  SwitzerlandMinneapolis
January 2, 1982West Germany 6 - 5
(3-2, 0-2, 3-1)
  SwitzerlandMankato
January 2, 1982Sweden 2 - 7
(0-0, 0-4, 2-3)
 Soviet UnionBloomington
January 2, 1982United States 4 - 8 FinlandBloomington
January 2, 1982Canada 3 - 3
(1-1, 0-1, 2-1)
 CzechoslovakiaRochester

Scoring leaders

Rank Player Country G A Pts
1 Raimo Summanen  Finland 7 9 16
2 Petri Skriko  Finland 8 7 15
3 Risto Jalo  Finland 7 8 15
4 Mike Moller  Canada 5 9 14
5 Anatoli Semenov  Soviet Union 5 8 13
6 Marc Habscheid  Canada 6 6 12
7 Scott Arniel  Canada 5 6 11
8 Bruce Eakin  Canada 4 7 11
9 Oleg Starkov  Soviet Union 3 8 11
10 Magnus Roupé  Sweden 7 3 10

Tournament awards

IIHF Directorate Awards Media All-Star Team
Goaltender Canada Mike Moffat Canada Mike Moffat
Defencemen Canada Gord Kluzak Canada Gord Kluzak
Soviet Union Ilya Byakin
Forwards Finland Petri Skriko Finland Petri Skriko
Czechoslovakia Vladimír Ri?ka
Canada Mike Moller

Pool B

Pool B was played on March 16-20, in Heerenveen in the Netherlands. Two groups of four played round robins, with placement games pitting the respective finishers against each other. Japan made their debut, replacing absent Poland.

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Austria 3 3 0 0 19 10 6
 Denmark 3 2 1 0 18 12 4
 France 3 1 2 0 12 14 2
 Yugoslavia 3 0 3 0 9 22 0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Norway 3 3 0 0 15 6 6
 Japan 3 2 1 0 16 8 4
 Italy 3 0 2 1 6 13 1
 Netherlands 3 0 2 1 6 16 1

Final round

7th place game

Netherlands 6 - 3
(2-2, 2-0, 3-1)
 YugoslaviaHeerenveen

5th place game

France 6 - 2
(3-0, 1-1, 2-1)
 ItalyHeerenveen

3rd place game

Japan 6 - 4
(2-2, 2-2, 2-0)
 DenmarkHeerenveen

1st place game

Norway 3 - 2
(2-1, 1-1, 0-0)
 AustriaHeerenveen

 Norway was promoted to Pool A for the 1983 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Scoring leaders

Rank Player Country G A Pts
1 Wolfgang Kocher  Austria 7 2 9
2 Erik Lodberg  Denmark 6 0 6
3 Jean-Francois Beaudoing  France 4 2 6
Motoki Ebina  Japan 4 2 6
Finn Juhl  Denmark 4 2 6
6 Franck Ganis  France 3 3 6
Toshiyuki Sakai  Japan 3 3 6
Herbert Keckeis  Austria 3 3 6
9 Milos Piperski  Yugoslavia 5 0 5

References

  • Podnieks, Andrew (1998). Red, White, and Gold: Canada at the World Junior Championships 1974-1999. ECW Press. ISBN 1-55022-382-8.
  • 1982 World Junior Hockey Championships at TSN
  • Results at passionhockey.com

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