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The 2015 World Junior A Challenge was an international Junior "A" ice hockey tournament organized by Hockey Canada. It was hosted in Cobourg and Whitby, Ontario from December 13–19, 2015, at the Cobourg Community Centre & Iroquois Park Sports Centre.

TeamsEdit

BackgroundEdit

Canada East, Canada West, Russia, United States and Switzerland all return. The Czech Republic replaces Denmark.

Exhibition GamesEdit

Ontario Junior Hockey League All Stars defeated Czech Republic 4-3 (SO) United States defeated Canada East 8-2 Canada West defeated Russia 6-1

Tournament GamesEdit

Group AEdit

  • Canada East defeated Switzerland 8-3
  • Russia defeated Canada East 6-1
  • Russia defeated Switzerland 2-0

Group BEdit

  • Canada West defeated Czech Republic 7-3
  • United States defeated Czech Republic 6-0
  • Canada West defeated United States 3-2

Group A StandingsEdit

Team GP W OW OL L GF GA Pts
Russia 2 2 0 0 0 8 1 6
Canada East 2 1 0 0 1 9 9 3
Switzerland 2 0 0 0 2 3 10 0

Group B StandingsEdit

Team GP W OW OL L GF GA Pts
Canada West 2 2 0 0 0 10 5 6
United States 2 1 0 0 1 8 3 3
Czech Republic 2 0 0 0 2 3 13 0

QuarterfinalsEdit

  • United States defeated Switzerland 7-1
  • Canada East defeated Czech Republic 3-2

SemifinalsEdit

  • Canada West defeated Canada East 8-5
  • Russia defeated United States 7-4

Fifth Place GameEdit

  • Czech Republic defeated Switzerland 5-3

Bronze Medal GameEdit

  • United States defeated Canada East 7-1

Gold Medal GameEdit

  • Canada West defeated Russia 2-1