Iceland men’s national under-20 ice hockey team

2018 U20 World Championships: Australia beat Iceland

The Australian men’s national under-20 team have won their opening game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division III tournament, beating Iceland 2-1 in overtime. Goaltender Alex Tetreault was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Israel defeated China 3-2 and Bulgaria beat New Zealand 5-3. Bulgaria lead the standings after the first round with Australia sitting in third place. Australia take on New Zealand today for their second game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2010 Division III World Champship tournament where Australia won 5-1.

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

– Australia 2-1 OT Iceland (13:00, 22 January 2018, Winter Sports Palace). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Bulgaria 1 1 0 0 0 3
Israel 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 1 0 1 0 0 2
Iceland 1 0 0 1 0 1
China 1 0 0 0 1 0
New Zealand 1 0 0 0 1 0

Australia U20 defeat Iceland and take bronze

The Australian men’s under-20 team have won their final game of the 2015 IIHF U20 World Championship Division II Group B tournament, defeating Iceland 5-1. The win sees Australia jump Belgium into third in the standings and take home the bronze medal. Sam Hodic was named best Australian player of the game, while Charlie Smart was awarded best goaltender of the tournament and best player of the Australian team for the tournament. In other games of the day Serbia defeated Belgium 3-2 in overtime and Croatia beat Spain 3-2 to win the gold medal.

For more information see the IIHF website or follow the team on Facebook.

  • Australia 5 – 1 Iceland (16:30, 19 December 2014, Pabellon de Hielo). Game Card

Standings and the end of the tournament:

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Croatia 5 5 0 0 0 15
Spain 5 4 0 0 1 12
Australia 5 2 0 1 2 7
Belgium 5 1 1 1 2 6
Serbia 5 1 1 0 3 5
Iceland 5 0 0 0 5 0