2011 IIHF World U18 Championships
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2011 IIHF World U18 Championships
2011 IIHF World U18 Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Germany
DatesApril 14-24, 2011
Teams10
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
 United States
 Sweden
 Russia
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored207 (6.68 per match)
Attendance47,309 (1,526 per match)
Scoring leader(s)Russia Nikita Kucherov (21 points)
2010
2012

The 2011 IIHF World U18 Championships was held in Crimmitschau and Dresden, Germany. The championships ran from April 14-24, 2011.[1]

The United States won the title for the third straight time after beating Sweden 4-3 in the final in overtime.[2]

Top Division

Preliminary Round

     1st place: Team qualified to Semifinals
     2nd-3rd place: Teams qualified to Quarterfinals
     4th-5th place: Teams played in Relegation Round

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Diff PTS
 United States 4 4 0 0 0 21 8 +13 12
 Russia 4 2 1 0 1 24 13 +11 8
 Germany 4 1 0 1 2 11 17 -6 4
  Switzerland 4 1 0 0 3 8 16 -8 3
 Slovakia 4 1 0 0 3 9 19 -10 3

All times local (CEST/UTC+2)

April 14, 2011
15:30
Russia 8-2
(3-0, 2-1, 3-1)
 SlovakiaEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 1,590
April 14, 2011
19:30
Switzerland  1-2
(0-1, 1-0, 0-1)
 United StatesEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 356
April 15, 2011
15:30
Slovakia 1-8
(0-2, 0-4, 1-2)
 United StatesEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 800
April 15, 2011
19:30
Switzerland  1-4
(0-2, 1-1, 0-1)
 GermanyEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 3,053
April 16, 2011
19:30
Germany 4 - 5 GWS
(0-3, 3-0, 1-1)
( OT: 0-0 )
( SO: 0-1 )
 RussiaEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 4,060
April 17, 2011
15:30
Slovakia 2-3
(1-2, 0-0, 1-1)
  SwitzerlandEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 624
April 17, 2011
19:30
United States 4-3
(2-0, 1-1, 1-2)
 RussiaEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 2,216
April 18, 2011
19:30
Germany 0-4
(0-2, 0-2, 0-0)
 SlovakiaEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 2,037
April 19, 2011
15:30
Russia 8-3
(4-0, 3-2, 1-1)
  SwitzerlandEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 1,010
April 19, 2011
19:30
United States 7-3
(2-0, 4-2, 1-1)
 GermanyEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 3,743

Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Diff PTS
 Sweden 4 3 0 0 1 20 8 +12 9
 Canada 4 3 0 0 1 17 8 +9 9
 Finland 4 2 0 0 2 16 15 +1 6
 Czech Republic 4 2 0 0 2 8 13 -5 6
 Norway 4 0 0 0 4 6 23 -17 0

All times local (CEST/UTC+2)

April 14, 2011
15:30
Finland 5-2
(2-0, 1-2, 2-0)
 NorwayEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 276
April 14, 2011
19:30
Czech Republic 2-1
(0-1, 0-0, 2-0)
 SwedenEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 1,548
April 15, 2011
15:30
Norway 2-10
(1-1, 0-3, 1-6)
 SwedenEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 553
April 15, 2011
19:30
Czech Republic 0-5
(0-3, 0-0, 0-2)
 CanadaEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 2,027
April 16, 2011
19:30
Canada 5-4
(1-0, 1-2, 3-2)
 FinlandEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 1,625
April 17, 2011
15:30
Norway 2-3
(1-0, 1-2, 0-1)
 Czech RepublicEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 878
April 17, 2011
19:30
Sweden 5-2
(1-1, 3-0, 1-1)
 FinlandEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 1,114
April 18, 2011
19:30
Canada 5-0
(3-0, 1-0, 1-0)
 NorwayEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 638
April 19, 2011
15:30
Finland 5-3
(0-1, 1-1, 4-1)
 Czech RepublicEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 1,048
April 19, 2011
19:30
Sweden 4-2
(0-1, 0-0, 4-1)
 CanadaEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 2,098

Relegation round

The results from matches between teams from the same group in the preliminary round were carried forward to this round.

     Team qualified for the 2012 IIHF World U18 Championship
     Team relegated to 2012 IIHF U18 World Championship Division I
Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA Pts
  Switzerland 3 3 0 0 0 11 5 9
 Czech Republic 3 2 0 0 1 9 9 6
 Norway 3 1 0 0 2 9 9 3
 Slovakia 3 0 0 0 3 7 13 0

Schedule

All times local (CEST/UTC+2)

April 21, 2011
15:30
Switzerland  4-1
(0-0, 2-1, 2-0)
 NorwayEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 328
April 21, 2011
19:30
Czech Republic 4-3
(1-2, 1-1, 2-0)
 SlovakiaEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 728
April 23, 2011
15:30
Slovakia 2-6
(2-1, 0-3, 0-2)
 NorwayEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 255
April 23, 2011
19:30
Switzerland  4-2
(2-1, 1-0, 1-1)
 Czech RepublicEnergieVerbund Arena
Attendance: 535

Final round

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
B1  Sweden 3
A2  Russia 5 A2  Russia 1
B3  Finland 2 B1  Sweden 3
A1  United States 4
A1  United States 5
B2  Canada 4 B2  Canada 4
A3  Germany 3 Third place
A2  Russia 6
B2  Canada 4

Quarterfinals

April 21, 2011
15:30
Russia 5-2
(1-0, 1-1, 3-1)
 FinlandEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 694
April 21, 2011
19:30
Canada 4-3
(1-2, 1-0, 2-1)
 GermanyEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 3,150

5th place game

April 23, 2011
10:30
Finland 6-0
(1-0, 2-0, 3-0)
 GermanyEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 915

Semifinals

April 23, 2011
14:30
Sweden 3-1
(0-1, 1-0, 2-0)
 RussiaEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 1,003
April 23, 2011
18:30
United States 5 - 4 OT
(1-1, 1-0, 2-3)
( OT: 1-0 )
 CanadaEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 1,376

Bronze medal game

April 24, 2011
14:30
Russia 6-4
(1-1, 4-2, 1-1)
 CanadaEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 2,024

Final

April 24, 2011
18:30
Sweden 3 - 4 OT
(1-1, 2-0, 0-2)
( OT: 0-1 )
 United StatesEisstadion Crimmitschau
Attendance: 5,007

Scoring leaders

List shows the top ten skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/- PIM
Russia Nikita Kucherov 7 11 10 21 +10 6
Russia Mikhail Grigorenko 7 4 14 18 +10 18
Russia Nail Yakupov 7 6 7 13 +6 6
Finland Joel Armia 6 4 9 13 +2 8
United States J. T. Miller 6 4 9 13 +8 6
Canada Ryan Murphy 7 4 9 13 +2 2
Russia Albert Yarullin 7 0 11 11 +12 4
United States Reid Boucher 6 8 2 10 +9 8
Canada Ryan Murray 7 3 7 10 +1 6
Finland Markus Granlund 6 2 8 10 +4 6

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

Leading goaltenders

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played 40% of their team's minutes are included in this list.

Player TOI SA GA GAA Sv% SO
Russia Andrei Vasilevski 343:30 235 15 2.62 93.62 0
Norway Steffen Søberg 338:46 317 22 3.90 93.06 0
United States John Gibson 358:52 189 14 2.34 92.59 0
Germany Marvin Cupper 245:00 176 14 3.43 92.05 0
Switzerland Luca Boltshauser 332:44 198 16 2.89 91.92 0

TOI = Time On Ice (minutes:seconds); SA = Shots Against; GA = Goals Against; GAA = Goals Against Average; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO = Shutouts
Source: IIHF.com

Tournament Awards

Best players selected by the directorate
Best players of each team

Best players of each team selected by the coaches.

Division I

Group A was played in Riga, Latvia between April 11 and April 17, 2011. Group B was played in Maribor, Slovenia between April 10 and April 16, 2011. On March 29, 2011 Japan withdrew from the tournament due to the 2011 Japan earthquake.[3]

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF Pts
 Latvia 4 4 0 0 0 21 2 +19 12
 Italy 4 3 0 0 1 16 9 +7 9
 Kazakhstan 4 1 1 0 2 12 19 -7 5
 Hungary 4 1 0 1 2 10 16 -6 4
 Great Britain 4 0 0 0 4 12 25 -13 0
promoted to Top Division relegated to Division II

Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF Pts
 Denmark 5 4 0 0 1 31 10 +21 12
 Slovenia 5 4 0 0 1 18 14 +4 12
 France 5 2 1 0 2 19 11 +8 8
 Belarus 5 2 0 1 2 25 13 +12 7
 Poland 5 2 0 0 3 12 20 -8 6
 South Korea 5 0 0 0 5 11 48 -37 0
promoted to Top Division relegated to Division II

Division II

Group A was played in Bra?ov, Romania between March 19 and March 25, 2011. Group B was played in Donetsk, Ukraine between March 27 and April 2, 2011.

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF Pts
 Austria 5 5 0 0 0 56 3 +53 15
 Romania 5 3 1 0 1 26 12 +14 11
 Croatia 5 3 0 1 1 28 9 +19 10
 Estonia 5 2 0 0 3 33 25 +8 6
 Serbia 5 1 0 0 4 6 43 -37 3
 New Zealand 5 0 0 0 5 1 58 -57 0
promoted to Division I relegated to Division III

Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF Pts
 Ukraine 5 5 0 0 0 51 7 +44 15
 Netherlands 5 3 1 0 1 19 11 +8 11
 Lithuania 5 3 0 0 2 44 15 +29 9
 Spain 5 2 0 1 2 19 21 -2 7
 China 5 1 0 0 4 13 47 -34 3
 Belgium 5 0 0 0 5 8 53 -45 0
promoted to Division I relegated to Division III

Division III

Group A was played in Taipei, Chinese Taipei between April 11 and April 17, 2011. Group B was played in Mexico City, Mexico between March 13 and March 20, 2011. Prior to the start of the tournament, the Mongolian national team announced they would withdraw, citing financial reasons. All games against them are to be counted as a forfeit, with a score of 5-0 for the opposing team. Group A played a round-robin schedule followed by a classification round.[4]

Group A

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF Pts
 Australia 3 3 0 0 0 29 2 +27 9
 Bulgaria 3 2 0 0 1 16 11 +5 6
 Chinese Taipei 3 1 0 0 2 12 11 +1 3
 Turkey 3 0 0 0 3 4 37 -33 0

Semifinals

April 15, 2011Australia 12-1 Turkey
April 15, 2011Bulgaria 5-6 Chinese Taipei

Third place game

April 17, 2011Turkey 2-4 Bulgaria

Advancement Game

April 24, 2011Australia 6-2 Chinese Taipei
Australia promoted to Division II

Group B

Team GP W OTW OTL L GF GA DIF Pts
 Iceland 4 3 1 0 0 52 5 +47 11
 Mexico 4 3 0 1 0 30 8 +22 10
 South Africa 4 2 0 0 2 19 25 -6 6
 Israel 4 1 0 0 3 17 24 -7 3
 Ireland 4 0 0 0 4 3 59 -56 0
promoted to Division II

 Iceland is promoted to the Division II for the 2012 IIHF World U18 Championships.

See also

References

  1. ^ "2011 IIHF Championship Program" (Press release). IIHF. Archived from the original on 26 May 2010. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "The best things in life are three". iihf.com. 2011-04-24. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Japan withdraws from events". IIHF. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  4. ^ IIHF (2011-03-31). "Mongolia cancels trips". IIHF.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-19. Retrieved .

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