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2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

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Host country  Canada
Venue(s)  4 (in 3 host cities)
Runner-up  Russia
Teams  10
Champions  Canada (12th title)
2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships
Dates  December 26 – January 5

The 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (2006 WJHC) were held in Vancouver, Kelowna and Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. The championships began on December 26, 2005, and finished on January 5, 2006. Games were played at GM Place and the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, the Interior Savings Centre in Kamloops and Prospera Place in Kelowna. Team Canada was the winner defeating Russia 5–0 in the gold medal game. Total attendance was 325,138 (a new record) spread over 31 games, for an average of 10,488 per game.

Contents

Group A

Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

Group B

Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

Relegation round

Note: Matches  Slovakia 7–4  Latvia and   Switzerland 2–0  Norway from the preliminary round (both on December 27, 2005) are included as well since these results carry forward.

Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

Final round

Schedule

All times local (UTC -8)

Goaltending leaders

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

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

Source: IIHF.com

Most Valuable Player

Evgeni Malkin

All-Star Team

Selected by the media.

Goaltender: Tuukka Rask

Defense: Luc Bourdon, Jack Johnson

Forwards: Evgeni Malkin, Lauri Tukonen, Steve Downie

Best players

Selected by the directorate.

Goaltender: Tuukka Rask

Defenseman: Marc Staal

Forward: Evgeni Malkin

Group A

Held December 11–17, 2005, in Bled, Slovenia.

Group B

Held December 12–18, 2005, in Minsk, Belarus.

Group A

Held December 12–18, 2005, in Bucharest, Romania.

Group B

Held January 10–16, 2006, in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.

Division III

Held at Elektrėnai and Kaunas, Lithuania January 3–9, 2006.

References

2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Wikipedia


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