2018 U18 World Championships: Australia relegated

The Australian men’s national under-18 team have lost 1-7 to Lithuania in their final game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender James Downie was named best Australian player of the match and best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day Great Britain defeated South Korea 4-3 and Poland beat Estonia 4-3 in overtime. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division II Group B for 2019. Great Britain finish at the top of the standings ahead of Lithuania and gain promotion to Division I Group B for 2019.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 1-7 Lithuania (13:00, 7 April 2018, Tondiraba Icehall). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Great Britain 5 4 0 0 1 12
Lithuania 5 4 0 0 1 12
Poland 5 3 1 0 1 11
South Korea 5 2 0 0 3 6
Estonia 5 1 0 1 3 4
Australia 5 0 0 0 5 0

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