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Wjhc2002

The 2002 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (2002 WJHC) were held in Pardubice and Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. The championships began on December 25, 2001, and finished on January 4, 2002. Russia was the winner, overcoming a 3-1 second period deficit to defeat Canada 5-4 in the gold medal game.

TeamsEdit

Group AEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 42021476
Flag of the United States United States 42021496
Flag of Sweden Sweden 42021156
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic 41301172
Flag of Belarus Belarus 40404260

All games at Pardubice

December 25

December 26

December 27

December 28

December 29

December 30

Group BEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Finland Finland 43101456
Flag of Canada Canada 43102776
Flag of Russia Russia 42201284
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 422012104
Flag of France France 40401360

All games at Hradec Králové

December 25

December 26

December 27

December 28

December 29

December 30

PlayoffsEdit

Quarterfinals - January 1

Semifinals - January 2

Placement games - January 2

Placement games - January 4

Finals - January 4

RelegationEdit

Best-of-two series
January 1

January 3

France is relegated to Division I for the 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

Scoring leadersEdit

Player Nationality GP G A Pts PIM
Mike CammalleriFlag of Canada Canada7741110
Brad BoyesFlag of Canada Canada754916
Jared AulinFlag of Canada Canada74594
Aleš HemskýFlag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic73696
Marek SvatosFlag of Slovakia Slovakia77186
Alexander FrolovFlag of Russia Russia76284
Stanislav ChistovFlag of Russia Russia74480
Tomáš KopeckýFlag of Slovakia Slovakia735822
Jussi JokinenFlag of Finland Finland72682
Jarkko ImmonenFlag of Finland Finland74376
Tomáš PlekanecFlag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic73470

Goaltending leadersEdit

(Minimum 90 minutes played)

Player Nationality Mins GA GAA SO Pct.
Kari LehtonenFlag of Finland Finland35971.171.943
Pascal LeclaireFlag of Canada Canada29991.802.937
Lucas HronekFlag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic355122.030.897
Henrik LundqvistFlag of Sweden Sweden419152.151.906
Peter HamerlikFlag of Slovakia Slovakia20782.310.921

Division IEdit

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Held December 9-15, 2001 in Kapfenberg & Zeltweg, Austria

Group AEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Austria Austria 3210955
Flag of Norway Norway 320112104
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 310213132
Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 30126121

Group BEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Germany Germany 33001646
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 3111773
Flag of Italy Italy 302110172
Flag of Poland Poland 301210151

Germany advances to the 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. No other team is relegated due to a restructuring of the divisions in the 2003 tournament, where Division I will consist of 12 teams in 2 groups.

Division IIEdit

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Held December 30, 2001 - January 3, 2002 in Zagreb, Croatia

Group AEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Denmark Denmark 33003096
Flag of Latvia Latvia 32012264
Flag of the United Kingdom Great Britain 31027192
Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands 30033280

Group BEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Japan Japan 33002566
Flag of Croatia Croatia 311114143
Flag of Hungary Hungary 31117103
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 30037230

Japan, Denmark, Latvia, and Croatia advance to Division I of the 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. Due to a restructuring of the tournament, the remaining four teams will remain in Division II, which will consist of 12 teams in two groups.

Division IIIEdit

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Held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia January 5-9, 2002

Group AEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Estonia Estonia 33003096
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 32012264
Flag of Iceland Iceland 31027192
Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 30033280

Group BEdit

  GP W L T GF GA Pts
Flag of Spain Spain 33002076
Flag of Romania Romania 320121104
Flag of South Africa South Africa 31028102
Flag of Mexico Mexico 30038300

Due to a restructuring of the 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, all Division III teams will be moved to Division II, which will have 12 teams in 2 groups.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
2001 World Juniors
World Junior Ice Hockey Championships

See also: 2002 World Championships
Succeeded by
2003 World Juniors


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