2005 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
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2005 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

2005 IIHF World U20 Championship
2005 WJHC logo.svg
Tournament details
Host country United States
DatesDecember 25 - January 4
Teams10
Venue(s)Ralph Engelstad Arena (Grand Forks)
Ralph Engelstad Arena (Thief River Falls) (in Grand Forks, ND and Thief River Falls, MN host cities)
Final positions
 Canada
 Russia
 Czech Republic
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored205 (6.61 per match)
Attendance193,256 (6,234 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Canada Patrice Bergeron (13 points)
2004
2006

The 2005 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (2005 WJC) was held between December 25, 2004, and January 4, 2005, at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United States. Canada won the gold medal.

Venues

Rosters

Top Division

Preliminary round

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Russia 4 3 1 0 21 9 6
 Czech Republic 4 3 1 0 16 9 6
 United States 4 2 2 0 15 16 4
  Switzerland 4 1 3 0 12 17 2
 Belarus 4 1 3 0 9 22 2
December 25, 2004Belarus 2-7 Czech RepublicRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 543
December 25, 2004Russia 4-5 United StatesRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,274
December 26, 2004Switzerland  5-0 BelarusRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,510
December 27, 2004Czech Republic 1-4 RussiaRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 972
December 27, 2004United States 6-4  SwitzerlandRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,133
December 28, 2004Russia 7-2 BelarusRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 825
December 29, 2004Czech Republic 5-2  SwitzerlandRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,259
December 29, 2004Belarus 5-3 United StatesRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,038
December 30, 2004Switzerland  1-6 RussiaRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,197
December 30, 2004United States 1-3 Czech RepublicRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,734

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Canada 4 4 0 0 32 5 8
 Sweden 4 2 2 0 14 13 4
 Finland 4 2 2 0 10 15 4
 Slovakia 4 2 2 0 10 10 4
 Germany 4 0 4 0 1 24 0
December 25, 2004Slovakia 3-7 CanadaRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,540
December 25, 2004Germany 1-4 FinlandRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 752
December 26, 2004Sweden 6-0 GermanyRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 951
December 27, 2004Canada 8-1 SwedenRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 10,739
December 27, 2004Finland 0-2 SlovakiaRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,031
December 28, 2004Germany 0-9 CanadaRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,404
December 29, 2004Finland 5-4 SwedenRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,393
December 29, 2004Slovakia 5-0 GermanyRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,230
December 30, 2004Canada 8-1 FinlandRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,697
December 30, 2004Sweden 3-0 SlovakiaRalph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls
Attendance: 1,325

Relegation round

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Slovakia 3 3 0 0 10 3 6
  Switzerland 3 2 1 0 12 3 4
 Germany 3 1 2 0 4 13 2
 Belarus 3 0 3 0 4 11 0

Note: Matches   Switzerland 5-0  Belarus and  Slovakia 5-0  Germany from the preliminary round are included as well since these results carry forward.

January 1, 2005Switzerland  5-0 GermanyRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,540
January 2, 2005Slovakia 2-1 BelarusRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,650
January 3, 2005Belarus 3-4 GermanyRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,580
January 3, 2005Slovakia 3-2  SwitzerlandRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,820

 Germany and  Belarus are relegated to Division I for the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Final round

Bracket

Quarter finals Semi finals Final
QF1  Czech Republic 1
A2  Czech Republic 3 B1  Canada 3
B3  Finland 0 SF1  Canada 6
SF2  Russia 1
QF2  United States 2
B2  Sweden 2 A1  Russia 7
A3  United States 8

Quarterfinals

January 1, 2005Czech Republic 3-0 FinlandRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 7,465
January 1, 2005Sweden 2-8 United StatesRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,258

Semifinals

January 2, 2005Canada 3-1 Czech RepublicRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 10,266
January 2, 2005United States 2-7 RussiaRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,024

Fifth place game

January 3, 2005Sweden 3-4 OT FinlandRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 9,252

Bronze medal game

January 4, 2005Czech Republic 3-2 OT
(1-1, 1-1, 0-0)
(OT: 1-0)
 United StatesRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 8,992

Gold medal game

January 4, 2005
19:00
Canada 6-1
(2-1, 4-0, 0-0)
 RussiaRalph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
Attendance: 11,862

Scoring leaders

Pos Player Country GP G A Pts +/- PIM
1 Patrice Bergeron  Canada 6 5 8 13 +5 6
2 Ryan Getzlaf  Canada 6 3 9 12 +14 8
3 Alexander Ovechkin  Russia 6 7 4 11 +6 4
4 Jeff Carter  Canada 6 7 3 10 +10 6
5 Rostislav Olesz  Czech Republic 7 7 3 10 +8 12
6 Evgeni Malkin  Russia 6 3 7 10 0 16
7 Sidney Crosby  Canada 6 6 3 9 +4 4
8 Drew Stafford  United States 7 5 4 9 -3 14
9 Johannes Salmonsson  Sweden 6 5 3 8 +2 0
10 Petr Vrána  Czech Republic 7 5 3 8 +8 16

GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = Plus-minus; PIM = Penalties In Minutes
Source: IIHF.com

Goaltending leaders

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Pos Player Country TOI GA GAA Sv% SO
1 Marek Schwarz  Czech Republic 361:57 13 2.15 92.49 1
2 Jeff Glass  Canada 300:00 7 1.40 92.22 0
3 Jaroslav Halák  Slovakia 360:00 13 2.17 91.56 2
4 Al Montoya  United States 393:15 22 3.36 90.39 0
5 Tuukka Rask  Finland 243:26 12 2.96 90.16 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts

Source: IIHF.com

Awards

All-Star Team

Goaltender: Czech Republic Marek Schwarz

Defense: Canada Dion Phaneuf, United States Ryan Suter

Forwards: Russia Alexander Ovechkin, Canada Patrice Bergeron, Canada Jeff Carter

Most Valuable Player

Canada Patrice Bergeron

Final standings

Team
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Canada
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Russia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Czech Republic
4th  United States
5th  Finland
6th  Sweden
7th  Slovakia
8th   Switzerland
9th  Germany
10th  Belarus

Division I

The Division I Championships were held December 13-December 19, 2004, in Sheffield, United Kingdom (Group A), and in Narva, Estonia (Group B).

Final standings

Group A

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Norway 5 5 0 0 29 12 10
 Kazakhstan 5 4 1 0 29 15 8
 Austria 5 3 2 0 12 16 6
 France 5 2 3 0 18 19 4
 Italy 5 1 4 0 11 16 2
 Great Britain 5 0 5 0 8 29 0

Leading scorer: Mathis Olimb, Norway (4 goals, 5 assists; 9 points).

Group B

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Latvia 5 4 0 1 28 12 9
 Slovenia 5 3 2 0 28 12 6
 Denmark 5 3 2 0 22 13 6
 Poland 5 2 1 2 15 13 6
 Ukraine 5 1 3 1 11 19 3
 Estonia 5 0 5 0 6 41 0

Leading scorer: An?e Kopitar, Slovenia (10 goals, 3 assists; 13 points).

Norway and Latvia advance to the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships while Great Britain and Estonia are relegated to Division II.

Division II

The Division II Championships were held January 3-January 9, 2005, in Bucharest, Romania (Group A), and December 13-December 19, 2004, in Puigcerdà, Spain (Group B).

Group A

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Japan 5 4 0 1 32 4 9
 Romania 5 3 1 1 23 13 7
 Netherlands 5 3 2 0 29 14 6
 People's Republic of China 5 3 2 0 16 14 6
 Serbia and Montenegro 5 1 4 0 11 36 2
 Lithuania 5 0 5 0 5 35 0

Group B

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Hungary 5 5 0 0 41 10 10
 South Korea 5 4 1 0 46 12 8
 Croatia 5 3 2 0 27 21 6
 Spain 5 2 3 0 14 32 4
 Australia 5 1 4 0 16 40 2
 Belgium 5 0 5 0 12 41 0

Leading scorer: Park Woo-Sang, South Korea (12 goals, 8 assists; 20 points).

Hungary and Japan are promoted to Division I; Belgium and Lithuania are relegated to Division III.

Division III

The Division III Championships were held January 10-January 16, 2005, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Teams

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
 Mexico 5 5 0 0 37 6 10
 New Zealand 5 3 1 1 28 15 7
 Iceland 5 3 2 0 30 19 6
 South Africa 5 2 2 1 15 24 5
 Turkey 5 1 4 0 10 27 2
 Bulgaria 5 0 5 0 10 39 0

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