1984 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
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1984 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
1984 IIHF World U20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country Sweden
DatesDecember 25, 1983 -
January 3, 1984
Teams8
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
 Soviet Union
 Finland
 Czechoslovakia
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored271 (9.68 per match)
Attendance32,384 (1,157 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Finland Raimo Helminen
(24 points)
1983
1985

The 1984 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1984 WJHC) was the eighth edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship. It was held from December 25, 1983, to January 3, 1984, in Norrköping and Nyköping, Sweden. The Soviet Union won its second consecutive gold medal and sixth overall. Finland won silver and Czechoslovakia bronze.

Pool A

The 1984 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)  Soviet Union 7 6 0 1 50 17 13
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Finland 7 6 1 0 44 21 12
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Czechoslovakia 7 5 2 0 51 24 10
4  Canada 7 4 2 1 39 17 9
5  Sweden 7 3 4 0 27 28 6
6  United States 7 2 5 0 32 38 4
7  West Germany 7 1 6 0 12 54 2
8   Switzerland 7 0 7 0 16 72 2

  Switzerland was relegated to Pool B for the 1985 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Results

December 25, 1983Canada 2 - 4
(1-3, 0-1, 1-0)
 FinlandNyköping
December 25, 1983Switzerland  2 - 14
(1-7, 0-6, 1-1)
 Soviet UnionNorrköping
December 25, 1983Czechoslovakia 6 - 1
(1-1, 2-0, 3-0)
 West GermanyNyköping
December 25, 1983Sweden 4 - 1
(0-0, 3-0, 1-1)
 United StatesNorrköping
December 26, 1983United States 2 - 5
(0-3, 2-2, 0-0)
 CanadaNyköping
December 26, 1983Sweden 5 - 2
(3-0, 0-0, 2-0)
  SwitzerlandNorrköping
December 26, 1983West Germany 1 - 9
(0-3, 0-3, 1-3)
 Soviet UnionNorrköping
December 26, 1983Finland 8 - 7
(3-3, 4-2, 2-1)
 CzechoslovakiaNorrköping
December 28, 1983Canada 12 - 0
(1-0, 7-0, 4-0)
  SwitzerlandNorrköping
December 28, 1983Soviet Union 3 - 1
(2-0, 0-0, 1-1)
 FinlandNyköping
December 28, 1983Sweden 11 - 2
(7-1, 3-1, 1-0)
 West GermanyNyköping
December 28, 1983Czechoslovakia 10 - 1
(4-0, 3-1, 3-0)
 United StatesNorrköping
December 29, 1983West Germany 0 - 7
(0-1, 0-5, 0-1)
 CanadaNyköping
December 28, 1983Czechoslovakia 13 - 2
(3-0, 2-1, 8-1)
  SwitzerlandNyköping
December 29, 1983Finland 4 - 1
(0-0, 1-1, 3-0)
 SwedenNorrköping
December 29, 1983United States 4 - 7
(3-3, 1-1, 0-3)
 Soviet UnionNorrköping
December 31, 1983Canada 6 - 2
(0-1, 3-1, 3-0)
 SwedenNorrköping
December 31, 1983Soviet Union 6 - 4
(5-0, 0-1, 1-3)
 CzechoslovakiaNyköping
December 31, 1983Switzerland  3 - 4
(1-1, 1-1, 1-2)
 West GermanyNorrköping
December 31, 1983United States 2 - 7
(0-0, 2-3, 0-4)
 FinlandNyköping
January 2, 1984Canada 3 - 3
(0-0, 3-1, 0-0)
 Soviet UnionNorrköping
January 2, 1984Switzerland  4 - 12
(3-4, 1-4, 0-4)
 FinlandNyköping
January 2, 1984Sweden 2 - 5
(1-2, 0-0, 1-3)
 CzechoslovakiaNyköping
January 2, 1984West Germany 2 - 10
(0-5, 2-5, 0-0)
 United StatesNorrköping
January 3, 1984Czechoslovakia 6 - 4
(1-2, 1-1, 4-1)
 CanadaNyköping
January 3, 1984Finland 8 - 2
(1-0, 5-0, 2-2)
 West GermanyNyköping
January 3, 1984Soviet Union 8 - 2
(1-1, 4-0, 3-1)
 SwedenNorrköping
January 3, 1984Switzerland  3 - 12
(1-2, 0-5, 2-5)
 United StatesNorrköping

Scoring leaders

Tournament awards

Pool B

The second tier was contested from March 19-25, in Caen, France. Eight teams were divided into two round robin groups where the top two, and bottom two, graduated to meet their respective opponents in a final round robin. Results between competitors who migrated together were carried forward.

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Austria 3 3 0 0 15 10 6
 Norway 3 2 1 0 22 11 4
 France 3 1 2 0 19 17 2
 Romania 3 0 3 0 9 27 0
Norway 11 - 2
(4-0, 3-0, 4-2)
 RomaniaCaen
France 4 - 5
(1-2, 3-2, 0-1)
 AustriaCaen
Romania 2 - 4
(1-1, 1-0, 0-3)
 AustriaCaen
France 3 - 7
(3-5, 0-2, 0-0)
 NorwayCaen
Norway 4 - 6
(1-1, 0-3, 3-2)
 AustriaCaen
France 12 - 5
(3-1, 5-2, 4-2)
 RomaniaCaen

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Poland 3 2 0 1 20 12 5
 Japan 3 1 0 2 22 13 4
 Netherlands 3 1 1 1 13 15 3
 Denmark 3 0 3 0 4 19 0
Poland 8 - 4
(4-0, 4-2, 0-2)
 NetherlandsCaen
Japan 10 - 1
(2-1, 6-0, 2-0)
 DenmarkCaen
Netherlands 6 - 6
(3-1, 1-4, 2-1)
 JapanCaen
Poland 6 - 2
(3-1, 1-1, 2-0)
 DenmarkCaen
Japan 6 - 6
(1-1, 4-3, 1-2)
 PolandCaen

Final Round

Promotion Group
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Poland Austria Japan Norway
 Poland 3 2 0 1 15 12 5 4 - 2 6 - 6 5 - 4
 Austria 3 2 1 0 13 11 4 2 - 4 5 - 3 6 - 4
 Japan 3 1 1 1 14 14 3 6 - 6 3 - 5 5 - 3
 Norway 3 0 3 0 11 16 0 4 - 5 4 - 6 3 - 5

Poland was promoted to Pool A for 1985.

Relegation Group
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Netherlands France Romania Denmark
 Netherlands 3 3 0 0 12 6 6 6 - 4 3 - 1 3 - 1
 France 3 2 1 0 21 13 4 4 - 6 12 - 5 5 - 2
 Romania 3 1 2 0 11 18 2 1 - 3 5 - 12 5 - 3
 Denmark 3 0 3 0 6 13 0 1 - 3 2 - 5 3 - 5

Denmark was Demoted to Pool C for 1985.

Pool C

This year, Pool C used the same format as Pool B. It was played in Varese Italy from March 25 to 31. Seven countries participated along with a second Italian team that received no official ranking. British and Spanish junior teams made their debut this year.

Group A
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Hungary Bulgaria Belgium Italy
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 19 6 5 3 - 3 6 - 2 10 - 1
 Bulgaria 3 2 0 1 13 6 5 3 - 3 5 - 3 5 - 0
 Belgium 3 1 2 0 9 13 2 2 - 6 3 - 5 4 - 2
Italy ItalyB 3 0 3 0 3 19 0 1 - 10 0 - 5 2 - 4
Group B
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Italy Spain United Kingdom Australia
 Italy 3 2 0 1 30 8 5 2 - 2 12 - 4 16 - 2
 Spain 3 2 0 1 14 9 5 2 - 2 7 - 3 5 - 4
 Great Britain 3 1 2 0 14 24 2 4 - 12 3 - 7 7 - 5
 Australia 3 0 3 0 11 28 0 2 - 16 4 - 5 5 - 7

Final Round

Promotion Group
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Italy Bulgaria Hungary Spain
 Italy 3 2 0 1 13 8 5 3 - 1 8 - 5 2 - 2
 Bulgaria 3 1 1 1 14 9 3 1 - 3 3 - 3 10 - 3
 Hungary 3 1 1 1 18 15 3 5 - 8 3 - 3 10 - 4
 Spain 3 0 2 1 11 16 1 2 - 2 3 - 10 4 - 10

Italy was promoted to Pool B for 1985.

Consolation Group
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Belgium United Kingdom Australia Italy
 Belgium 3 3 0 0 21 7 6 9 - 2 8 - 3 4 - 2
 Great Britain 3 2 1 0 15 17 4 2 - 9 7 - 5 6 - 3
 Australia 3 1 2 0 13 16 2 3 - 8 5 - 7 5 - 1
Italy ItalyB 3 0 3 0 6 15 0 2 - 4 3 - 6 1 - 5

References

  • Podnieks, Andrew (1998). Red, White, and Gold: Canada at the World Junior Championships 1974-1999. ECW Press. ISBN 1-55022-382-8.
  • 1984 World Junior Hockey Championships at TSN
  • Results at passionhockey.com

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