Belgium men’s national under-20 ice hockey team

2017 U20 World Championships: Australia relegated

The Australian men’s national under-20 team have lost their final game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group B tournament, losing to Belgium 1-5. Forward Lynden Lodge was named best Australian player of the match, his second for the competition, and goaltender Alex Tetreault was named best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day Serbia defeated Mexico 7-4 and South Korea beat Spain 5-3. Australia finishes the tournament in last place and as a result are relegated to Division III for the 2018 World Championships. South Korea, who won the tournament, are promoted to Division II Group A for 2018.

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

  • Belgium 5-1 Australia (16:30, 13 January 2017, Pista De Hielo Lobete). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 5 4 1 0 0 14
Spain 5 4 0 0 1 12
Serbia 5 3 0 1 1 10
Belgium 5 2 0 0 3 6
Mexico 5 0 1 0 4 2
Australia 5 0 0 1 4 1

Belgium defeat Australia U20

The Australian men’s national under-20 team lost their third game of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group B tournament, losing to Belgium 0-6. Forward Lynden Lodge was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Spain defeated China 10-1 and Romania beat Serbia 5-4 in overtime. After the end of the third round Australia remain in fifth place, trailing the leaders Spain by nine points. Australia take on Serbia today in their fourth game of the tournament.

For more information on the upcoming 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group B see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Australia 0 – 6 Belgium (16:30, 20 January 2016, SPENS). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Spain 3 3 0 0 0 9
Romania 3 2 1 0 0 8
Belgium 3 2 0 0 1 6
Serbia 3 1 0 1 1 4
Australia 3 0 0 0 3 0
China 3 0 0 0 3 0