Spain men’s national under-18 ice hockey team

2017 U18 World Championship: Australia defeat Spain

The Australian men’s national under-18 team have won their third game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group B tournament, defeating Spain 4-1. Goaltender James Downie was named best Australian player of the match after saving 29 of 30 shots on goal. In other games of the day the Netherlands defeated Belgium 5-2 and Serbia beat Iceland 4-2. After the end of the third round Australia move into first place on the standings, leading the Netherlands, Spain and Serbia by three points. The teams have rest day today before returning on Saturday where Australia take on the Netherlands.

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

  • Australia 4-1 Spain (16:30, 16 March 2017, Ice Rink Pionir). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Australia 3 3 0 0 0 9
Netherlands 3 2 0 0 1 6
Spain 3 2 0 0 1 6
Serbia 3 2 0 0 1 6
Iceland 3 0 0 0 3 0
Belgium 3 0 0 0 3 0

Australia U18 lose to Spain

The Australian men’s under-18 team have lost their third game of the 2015 IIHF U18 World Championship Division II Group B tournament, losing 4-14 to Spain. William Moffatt was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day Romania defeated China 10-2 and Serbia beat Belgium 6-5. After the end of Round 3 Australia has dropped into last place, eight points behind leaders Romania and Spain. Competition resumes tomorrow after todays rest day with Australia taking on Romania.

A live stream is available at Sportuzivo.tv (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Spain 14 – 4 Australia (16:30, 19 March 2015, SPENS). Game Card

Standings after Round 3:

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