1989 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
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1989 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

1989 IIHF World U20 Championship
Tournament details
Host country United States
DatesDecember 26 – January 4
Teams8
Venue(s)2 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
 Soviet Union
 Sweden
 Czechoslovakia
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played28
Goals scored254 (9.07 per match)
Attendance45,934 (1,641 per match)
Scoring leader(s)United States Jeremy Roenick
(16 points)
1988
1990

The 1989 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (1989 WJHC) was the 13th edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship and was held in Anchorage, Alaska, United States at the Sullivan Arena. The Soviet Union won the gold medal, its eighth, and ultimately final, championship. Sweden won silver, and Czechoslovakia the bronze.

Final standings

The 1989 tournament was a round-robin format, with the top three teams winning gold, silver and bronze medals respectively.

Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Soviet Union 7 6 1 0 51 14 12
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Sweden 7 6 1 0 39 14 12
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Czechoslovakia 7 4 2 1 36 19 9
4  Canada 7 4 2 1 31 23 9
5  United States 7 3 3 1 41 25 7
6  Finland 7 2 4 1 29 37 5
7  Norway 7 1 6 0 14 56 2
8  West Germany 7 0 7 0 13 66 0

West Germany was relegated to Pool B for 1990.

Results

December 26, 1988Canada 7 - 1 NorwayEagle River
December 26, 1988Sweden 5 - 3 CzechoslovakiaAnchorage
December 26, 1988Soviet Union 15 - 0 West GermanyAnchorage
December 26, 1988Finland 5 - 5 United StatesAnchorage
December 27, 1988Czechoslovakia 7 - 1 NorwayAnchorage
December 27, 1988Soviet Union 4 - 2 United StatesAnchorage
December 28, 1988Canada 7 - 4 West GermanyAnchorage
December 28, 1988Sweden 6 - 2 FinlandAnchorage
December 29, 1988Canada 5 - 1 United StatesAnchorage
December 29, 1988Soviet Union 3 - 2 SwedenAnchorage
December 29, 1988Finland 9 - 3 NorwayEagle River
December 29, 1988Czechoslovakia 11 - 1 West GermanyEagle River
December 30, 1988Soviet Union 10 - 0 NorwayAnchorage
December 30, 1988United States 5 - 1 CzechoslovakiaAnchorage
December 31, 1988Sweden 5 - 4 CanadaAnchorage
December 31, 1988Finland 5 - 3 West GermanyAnchorage
January 1, 1989Canada 2 - 2 CzechoslovakiaAnchorage
January 1, 1989Soviet Union 9 - 3 FinlandEagle River
January 1, 1989Sweden 9 - 1 NorwayEagle River
January 1, 1989United States 15 - 3 West GermanyAnchorage
January 2, 1989Czechoslovakia 5 - 3 Soviet UnionAnchorage
January 2, 1989United States 12 - 4 NorwayAnchorage
January 3, 1989Canada 4 - 3 FinlandAnchorage
January 3, 1989Sweden 9 - 0 West GermanyAnchorage
January 4, 1989Soviet Union 7 - 2 CanadaAnchorage
January 4, 1989Norway 4 - 2 West GermanyEagle River
January 4, 1989Czechoslovakia 7 - 2 FinlandEagle River
January 4, 1989Sweden 3 - 1 United StatesAnchorage

Scoring leaders

Rank Player Country G A Pts
1 Jeremy Roenick  United States 8 8 16
2 Mike Modano  United States 6 9 15
3 Pavel Bure  Soviet Union 8 6 14
4 Josef Beránek  Czechoslovakia 4 9 13
5 Alexander Mogilny  Soviet Union 7 5 12
6 Sergei Fedorov  Soviet Union 4 8 12
7 Robert Cimetta  Canada 7 4 11
8 Petri Aaltonen  Finland 6 4 10
8 John Leclair  United States 6 4 10
10 Teemu Selänne  Finland 5 5 10
10 Andrei Sidorov  Soviet Union 5 5 10

Tournament awards

IIHF Directorate Awards Media All-Star Team
Goaltender Soviet Union Alexei Ivashkin Soviet Union Alexei Ivashkin
Defencemen Sweden Ricard Persson Sweden Ricard Persson
Czechoslovakia Milan Tichý
Forwards Soviet Union Pavel Bure Soviet Union Pavel Bure
Sweden Niklas Eriksson
United States Jeremy Roenick

Qualification for Pool B

Because Denmark had used an ineligible player in last year's Pool C, a special challenge was played with Italy (who had come second). The games were played in Canazei, Italy.[1]

December 18, 1988Denmark 4 - 3 Italy
December 20, 1988Denmark 2 - 1 Italy

Pool B

Eight teams contested the second tier this year in Chamonix, France from March 19 to 28. It was played in a simple round robin format, each team playing seven games.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Poland Switzerland Romania Japan Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia France Denmark Netherlands
1  Poland 7 7 0 0 49 20 14 9 - 1 13 - 4 7 - 2 6 - 5 5 - 3 4 - 2 5 - 3
2   Switzerland 7 6 1 0 45 19 12 1 - 9 2 - 0 9 - 5 13 - 1 3 - 1 8 - 1 9 - 2
3  Romania 7 4 3 0 32 31 8 4 - 13 0 - 2 5 - 1 2 - 5 6 - 3 9 - 5 6 - 2
4  Japan 7 4 3 0 32 34 8 2 - 7 5 - 9 1 - 5 8 - 4 6 - 2 5 - 4 5 - 3
5  Yugoslavia 7 4 3 0 42 40 8 5 - 6 1 - 13 5 - 2 4 - 8 6 - 3 11 - 3 10 - 5
6  France 7 1 5 1 23 31 3 3 - 5 1 - 3 3 - 6 2 - 6 3 - 6 4 - 4 7 - 1
7  Denmark 7 1 5 1 25 42 3 2 - 4 1 - 8 5 - 9 4 - 5 3 - 11 4 - 4 6 - 1
8  Netherlands 7 0 7 0 17 48 0 3 - 5 2 - 9 2 - 6 3 - 5 5 - 10 1 - 7 1 - 6

Poland was promoted to Pool A and the Netherlands was relegated to Pool C for 1990.

Pool C

This five team tournament was a round robin played in Basingstoke, Great Britain from March 16 to 22.

Standings
Rank Team GP W L T GF GA PTS Austria Italy North Korea United Kingdom Bulgaria
1  Austria 4 3 0 1 21 14 7 2 - 2 7 - 5 5 - 2 7 - 5
2  Italy 4 2 0 2 22 14 6 2 - 2 7 - 4 6 - 6 7 - 2
3  North Korea 4 2 2 0 17 20 4 5 - 7 4 - 7 5 - 4 3 - 2
4  Great Britain 4 0 2 2 15 19 2 2 - 5 6 - 6 4 - 5 3 - 3
5  Bulgaria 4 0 3 1 12 20 1 5 - 7 2 - 7 2 - 3 3 - 3

Austria was promoted to Pool B for 1990.

References

  • Podnieks, Andrew (1998). Red, White, and Gold: Canada at the World Junior Championships 1974-1999. ECW Press. ISBN 1-55022-382-8.
  • 1989 World Junior Hockey Championships at TSN

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