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The 1997 World Junior Hockey Championships (1997 WJHC) were held in Geneva and Morges, Switzerland. The tournament was won by Canada who won their record fifth straight gold medal with a 2-0 victory over the United States in the gold-medal match. Mike York of the United States was the top scorer in the tournament with 5 goals and 5 assists for 10 points.

The tournament all-star team selected upon the conclusion of the tournament included forwards Mike York (United States), Sergei Samsonov (Russia), and Christian Dube (Canada); defensemen Mark Streit (Switzerland), and Chris Phillips (Canada); and goaltender Brian Boucher (United States).

Notable NHL stars that played in this tournament include Joe Thornton (Canada), Danny Briere (Canada), and Marian Hossa (Slovakia).

Round RobinEdit

Group AEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of the United States United States 43011857
Flag of Canada Canada 42021596
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 41121384
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 41218113
Flag of Germany Germany 40405260

Group BEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
Flag of Russia Russia 43012057
Flag of Finland Finland 43101796
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 422017134
Flag of Sweden Sweden 412110103
Flag of Poland Poland 40406330

Medal RoundsEdit

  Quarter finals     Semi finals     Final
                           
      QF1  Flag of Canada Canada 3  
  A2  Flag of Canada Canada 7     B1  Flag of Russia Russia 2    
  B3  Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 2         SF1  Flag of Canada Canada 2
      SF2  Flag of the United States United States of America 0
      QF2  Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 2    
  B2  Flag of Finland Finland 3     A1  Flag of the United States United States of America 5   Third place
  A3  Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 5   QF1  Flag of Russia Russia 4
  QF2  Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 1
Bronze Medal Game
4 January 2007
Russia Flag of Russia 4-1 Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic Vernets Arena
Attendance: 855
Alexei Morozov 6:23 (SH)
Alexei Kolkunin 15:10 (PP)
Oleg Kvasha 22:33
Sergei Samsonov 49:04
Marek Melenovsky 36:47
Gold Medal Game
4 January 2007
Canada Flag of Canada 2-0 Flag of the United States United States of America Vernets Arena
Attendance: 4,269
Boyd Devereaux 28:38
Brad Isbister 43:09

Final standingsEdit

Team
Gold medal icon Flag of Canada Canada
Silver medal icon Flag of the United States United States of America
Bronze medal icon Flag of Russia Russia
4th Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
5th Flag of Finland Finland
6th Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
7th Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
8th Flag of Sweden Sweden
9th Flag of Germany Germany
10th Flag of Poland Poland

Flag of Poland Poland was relegated for the 1998 World Juniors

Scoring leadersEdit

Player Country GP G A Pts
Mike York Flag of the United States United States 6 5 5 10
Tomi Kallio Flag of Finland Finland 6 5 4 9
Erik Rasmussen Flag of the United States United States 6 4 5 9
Alexei Morozov Flag of Russia Russia 6 5 3 8
Niko Kapanen Flag of Finland Finland 6 4 4 8
Alexei Kolkounov Flag of Russia Russia 6 4 4 8
Sergei Samsonov Flag of Russia Russia 6 6 1 7
Marián Hossa Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 6 5 2 7
Mark Parrish Flag of the United States United States 6 5 2 7
Christian Dubé Flag of Canada Canada 7 4 3 7

Goaltending leadersEdit

(minimum 40% team's total ice time)

Player Country MINS GAA
Denis Khlopotnov Flag of Russia Russia 180 0.33
Brian Boucher Flag of the United States United States 357.13 1.51
Marc Denis Flag of Canada Canada 419.52 1.86
David Aebischer Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 300 2.00
Adam Svoboda Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 428.27 2.66
Radmir Faizov Flag of Russia Russia 178.29 2.69
Vesa Toskala Flag of Finland Finland 250 2.88
Robert Borgqvist Flag of Sweden Sweden 240 3.00

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Preceded by
1996 World Juniors
World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

See also: 1997 World Championships
Succeeded by
1998 World Juniors

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