IHLC Team Profiles – Finland (Junior)


 FINLAND (FIN) Men’s Junior National Ice Hockey Team
66 wins, 27 reigns, 73 games with IHLC – ranked 4th
IHLC last held November 5, 2016

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 167
First IHLC Game:
 7-7 tie vs.  URS, Sep. 14, 1973
First IHLC Win: 6-3 win vs.  URS, Sep. 16, 1978
Latest IHLC Game: 4-3 loss vs. usa-11 USA, Aug. 4, 2017
Latest IHLC Win: 2-1 win vs. russia-11 RUS (SO), Nov. 4, 2016
Largest IHLC Victory: 14-1 win vs.  UKR, Dec. 30, 2003
Largest IHLC Defeat: 9-0 loss vs.  URS, Jan. 5, 1974
Longest IHLC Undefeated Streak: 9 games (Nov. 6 – Dec. 31, 1984)

IHLC HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
 85
First Game Hosted: finland-11 FIN 7-7 URS , Sep. 14, 1973 (Lappeenranta)
Latest Game Hosted: finland-11
FIN 4-3 RUS russia-11 (OT), Jan. 5, 2016 (Helsinki)
Major Tournaments Hosted: World Junior Championships (6: 1980, 1985, 1990, 1998, 2004, 2016)

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF World Junior Championship Result:  (4: 1987, 1998, 2014, 2016)

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
canada1965-11 CANADA: 7 wins, 13 losses, 5 ties
 CZECHIA / CZECHOSLOVAKIA: 12 wins, 9 losses, 1 tie
germany1920to33and49-11 GERMANY / WEST GERMANY: 4 wins, 0 losses, 0 ties
 JAPAN: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
 LATVIA: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
 POLAND: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
russia-11 RUSSIA /  SOVIET UNION: 11 wins, 34 losses, 5 ties
slovakia-11 SLOVAKIA: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
sweden-11 SWEDEN: 15 wins, 21 losses, 3 ties
switzerland-11 SWITZERLAND: 2 wins, 2 losses, 0 ties
 UKRAINE: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
usa-11 UNITED STATES: 10 wins, 7 losses, 1 tie

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. finland-11 FIN 7-7 URS  – 09/14/1973 – EX – Lappeenranta finland-11
02.  URS 9-4 FIN finland-11 – 09/16/1973 – EX – Lahti finland-11
03.  URS 9-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/27/1973 – WJT – Leningrad 
04.  URS 9-0 FIN finland-11 – 01/05/1974 – WJT – Leningrad 
05.  URS 7-3 FIN finland-11 – 11/08/1974 – EX – Lappeenranta finland-11
06.  URS 2-2 FIN finland-11 – 11/10/1974 – EX – Forssa finland-11
07.  URS 4-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/26/1974 – WJT – Brandon canada1965-11
08.  URS 6-4 FIN finland-11 – 12/30/1975 – WJT – Tampere finland-11
09.  URS 10-6 FIN finland-11 – 01/01/1977 – WJC – Banská Bystrica 
10.  URS 8-5 FIN finland-11 – 09/09/1977 – FNC – Uppsala sweden-11
11. sweden-11 SWE 4-4 FIN finland-11 – 12/22/1977 – WJC – Chicoutimi canada1965-11
12. finland-11 FIN 6-3 URS  – 09/16/1978 – FNC – Hradec Králové 
13. finland-11 FIN 4-1 SWE sweden-11 – 09/18/1978 – FNC – Hradec Králové 
14. finland-11 FIN 5-0 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/22/1978 – EX – Savonlinna finland-11
15. finland-11 FIN 3-1 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/27/1978 – WJC – Karlstad sweden-11
16. sweden-11 SWE 2-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/1978 – WJC – Karlskoga sweden-11
17. sweden-11 SWE 5-2 FIN finland-11 – 01/02/1979 – WJC – Karlstad sweden-11
18.  URS 9-4 FIN finland-11 – 09/09/1979 – FNC – Linköping sweden-11
19. finland-11 FIN 3-2 SWE sweden-11 – 01/01/1980 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
20. finland-11 FIN 4-2 TCH  – 01/02/1980 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
21. finland-11 FIN 5-0 SWE sweden-11 – 09/11/1980 – FNC – Kuopio finland-11
22. finland-11 FIN 9-1 TCH  – 09/12/1980 – FNC – Kuopio finland-11
23. finland-11 FIN 3-3 URS  – 09/14/1980 – FNC – Kuopio finland-11
24. finland-11 FIN 8-1 USA usa-11 – 12/27/1980 – WJC – Landsberg am Lech germany1920to33and49-11
25. finland-11 FIN 8-6 FRG germany1920to33and49-11 – 12/28/1980 – WJC – Oberstdorf germany1920to33and49-11
26. sweden-11 SWE 2-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/30/1980 – WJC – Kempten germany1920to33and49-11
27.  URS 3-3 FIN finland-11 – 09/07/1981 – FNC – Kharkiv 
28.  TCH 5-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/26/1981 – WJC – Virginia usa-11
29. finland-11 FIN 9-6 SWE sweden-11 – 12/30/1981 – WJC – Burnsville usa-11
30. finland-11 FIN 6-3 URS  – 12/31/1981 – WJC – Bloomington usa-11
31. finland-11 FIN 8-4 USA usa-11 – 01/02/1982 – WJC – Bloomington usa-11
32.  TCH 5-2 FIN finland-11 – 09/06/1982 – FNC – Karviná
33.  URS 9-1 FIN finland-11 – 09/09/1982 – FNC – Liptovský Mikuláš
34.  URS 7-2 FIN finland-11 – 01/02/1983 – WJC – Leningrad 
35.  URS 7-2 FIN finland-11 – 09/04/1983 – FNC – Tallinn 
36. finland-11 FIN 8-5 SWE sweden-11 – 09/07/1983 – FNC – Tallinn 
37. finland-11 FIN 4-2 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/25/1983 – WJC – Nyköping sweden-11
38. finland-11 FIN 8-7 TCH  – 12/26/1983 – WJC – Norrköping sweden-11
39.  URS 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/1983 – WJC – Nyköping sweden-11
40.  URS 5-2 FIN finland-11 – 09/01/1984 – FNC – Malung sweden-11
41. finland-11 FIN 8-1 SWE sweden-11 – 11/06/1984 – EX – Heinola finland-11
42. finland-11 FIN 6-6 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/19/1984 – EX – Vantaa finland-11
43. finland-11 FIN 5-3 USA usa-11 – 12/20/1984 – EX – Vantaa finland-11
44. finland-11 FIN 9-0 FRG germany1920to33and49-11 – 12/23/1984 – WJC – Turku finland-11
45. finland-11 FIN 7-4 USA usa-11 – 12/25/1984 – WJC – Turku finland-11
46. finland-11 FIN 5-3 SWE sweden-11 – 12/26/1984 – WJC – Turku finland-11
47. finland-11 FIN 11-2 POL  – 12/28/1984 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
48. finland-11 FIN 1-1 TCH  – 12/29/1984 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
49. finland-11 FIN 4-4 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/31/1984 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
50.  URS 6-5 FIN finland-11 – 01/01/1985 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
51. sweden-11 SWE 4-1 FIN finland-11 – 08/30/1985 – FNC – Benešov
52. canada1965-11 CAN 6-5 FIN finland-11 – 01/01/1986 – WJC – Toronto canada1965-11
53.  URS 4-3 FIN finland-11 – 01/04/1986 – WJC – Hamilton canada1965-11
54.  URS 4-2 FIN finland-11 – 08/29/1986 – FNC – Kouvola finland-11
55. finland-11 FIN 5-4 URS  – 12/29/1986 – WJC – Topoľčany 
56. sweden-11 SWE 5-0 FIN finland-11 – 12/30/1986 – WJC – Piešťany 
57. finland-11 FIN 2-1 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/21/1987 – EX – Porvoo finland-11
58. finland-11 FIN 7-3 USA usa-11 – 12/22/1987 – EX – Salo finland-11

59. finland-11 FIN 6-0 FRG germany1920to33and49-11 – 12/26/1987 – WJC – Moscow 
60.  URS 6-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/1987 – WJC – Moscow 
61. sweden-11 SWE 6-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/1988 – WJC – Anchorage usa-11
62.  URS 9-3 FIN finland-11 – 01/01/1989 – WJC – Anchorage usa-11
63.  TCH 7-2 FIN finland-11 – 01/04/1989 – WJC – Anchorage usa-11
64. sweden-11 SWE 4-3 FIN finland-11 – 09/01/1989 – FNC – Skalica 
65.  URS 3-2 FIN finland-11 – 11/11/1989 – EX – Lipetsk 
66.  URS 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 11/12/1989 – EX – Lipetsk 
67.  URS 3-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/29/1989 – WJC – Turku finland-11
68. finland-11 FIN 7-4 TCH  – 09/02/1990 – FNC – Järvenpää finland-11
69. finland-11 FIN 3-3 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/21/1990 – EX – Hanna canada1965-11
70. finland-11 FIN 8-5 SWE sweden-11 – 12/26/1990 – WJC – Saskatoon canada1965-11
71. finland-11 FIN 7-1 SUI switzerland-11 – 12/28/1990 – WJC – Moose Jaw canada1965-11
72. usa-11 USA 6-3 FIN finland-11 – 12/29/1990 – WJC – North Battleford canada1965-11
73.  URS 5-5 FIN finland-11 – 01/03/1991 – WJC – Regina canada1965-11
74. canada1965-11 CAN 2-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/30/1991 – WJC – Füssen germany1920to33and49-11
75. finland-11 FIN 5-2 TCH  – 12/26/1992 – WJC – Bollnäs sweden-11
76. finland-11 FIN 7-0 JPN  – 12/27/1992 – WJC – Gävle sweden-11
77. finland-11 FIN 11-0 GER germany1920to33and49-11 – 12/29/1992 – WJC – Hofors sweden-11
78. canada1965-11 CAN 3-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/30/1992 – WJC – Uppsala sweden-11
79. finland-11 FIN 4-3 CZE  – 09/01/1993 – FNC – Kajaani finland-11
80. finland-11 FIN 3-2 SWE sweden-11 – 11/05/1993 – EX – Kungsbacka sweden-11
81. finland-11 FIN 3-3 SWE sweden-11 – 11/06/1993 – EX – Nittorp sweden-11
82.  RUS 6-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/16/1993 – EX – Mikkeli finland-11
83. sweden-11 SWE 6-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/29/1993 – WJC – Ostrava 
84. canada1965-11 CAN 4-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/21/1994 – EX – Grande Prairie canada1965-11
85. canada1965-11 CAN 6-4 FIN finland-11 – 01/01/1995 – WJC – Edmonton canada1965-11
86. canada1965-11 CAN 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/29/1995 – WJC – Boston usa-11
87. canada1965-11 CAN 3-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/19/1996 – EX – Wichtrach switzerland-11
88. finland-11 FIN 2-1 RUS russia-11 – 01/03/1998 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11 goldmedal
89. sweden-11 SWE 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 08/10/1998 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
90. sweden-11 SWE 5-4 FIN finland-11 – 08/15/1998 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
91. finland-11 FIN 3-2 SWE sweden-11 – 09/06/1998 – FNC – Karlskoga sweden-11
92. finland-11 FIN 3-3 SWE sweden-11 – 11/06/1998 – FNC – Frýdek-Místek 
93. russia-11 RUS 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 11/07/1998 – FNC – Frýdek-Místek 
94. finland-11 FIN 6-3 USA usa-11 – 12/26/1998 – WJC – Winnipeg canada1965-11
95. canada1965-11 CAN 6-4 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/1998 – WJC – Winnipeg canada1965-11
96. usa-11 USA 5-3 FIN finland-11 – 08/11/1999 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
97. usa-11 USA 2-2 FIN finland-11 – 08/14/1999 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
98. finland-11 FIN 3-1 USA usa-11 – 12/29/1999 – WJC – Skellefteå sweden-11
99.  CZE 4-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/31/1999 – WJC – Skellefteå sweden-11
100. finland-11 FIN 4-3 SWE sweden-11 – 09/02/2000 – FINC – Omsk russia-11
101.  CZE 3-0 FIN finland-11 – 11/10/2000 – FNC – Uddevalla sweden-11
102. sweden-11 SWE 2-1 FIN finland-11 (SO) – 11/12/2000 – FNC – Uddevalla sweden-11
103. canada1965-11 CAN 2-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/2000 – WJC – Moscow russia-11
104. finland-11 FIN 3-1 RUS russia-11 – 12/31/2000 – WJC – Moscow russia-11
105. finland-11 FIN 3-1 SVK slovakia-11 – 01/02/2001 – WJC – Moscow russia-11
106. finland-11 FIN 5-2 CAN canada1965-11 – 01/03/2001 – WJC – Moscow russia-11
107.  CZE 2-1 FIN finland-11 – 01/05/2001 – WJC – Moscow russia-11 goldmedal
108. switzerland-11 SUI 3-0 FIN finland-11 – 12/25/2001 – WJC – Hradec Králové 
109. finland-11 FIN 4-1 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/30/2001 – WJC – Hradec Králové 
110. finland-11 FIN 3-1 CZE  – 01/01/2002 – WJC – Pardubice 
111. russia-11 RUS 2-1 FIN finland-11 (OT) – 01/02/2002 – WJC – Pardubice 
112. russia-11 RUS 4-1 FIN finland-11 – 09/06/2002 – FNC – Sollefteå sweden-11
113. russia-11 RUS 6-5 FIN finland-11 (SO) – 11/08/2002 – FNC – Pardubice 
114.  CZE 7-2 FIN finland-11 – 11/10/2002 – FNC – Pardubice 
115. russia-11 RUS 4-1 FIN finland-11 – 01/03/2003 – WJC – Halifax canada1965-11
116. russia-11 RUS 7-3 FIN finland-11 – 09/03/2003 – FNC – Tyumen russia-11
117. russia-11 RUS 4-1 FIN finland-11 – 11/08/2003 – FNC – Mikkeli finland-11
118. finland-11 FIN 3-2 CZE  – 12/28/2003 – WJC – Hämeenlinna finland-11
119. finland-11 FIN 14-1 UKR  – 12/30/2003 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
120. finland-11 FIN 2-0 SUI switzerland-11 – 12/31/2003 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
121. finland-11 FIN 4-3 RUS russia-11 – 01/02/2004 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
122. usa-11 USA 2-1 FIN finland-11 – 01/03/2004 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
123. finland-11 FIN 4-0 CZE  – 09/02/2005 – FNC – Tampere finland-11
124. finland-11 FIN 3-2 RUS russia-11 (SO) – 09/03/2005 – FNC – Tampere finland-11
125. finland-11 FIN 2-0 SWE sweden-11 – 09/04/2005 – FNC – Tampere finland-11
126. finland-11 FIN 5-2 CZE  – 11/11/2005 – FNC – Stupino russia-11
127. russia-11 RUS 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 11/12/2005 – FNC – Stupino russia-11
128. canada1965-11 CAN 5-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/26/2005 – WJC – Vancouver canada1965-11
129. canada1965-11 CAN 4-0 FIN finland-11 – 01/03/2006 – WJC – Vancouver canada1965-11
130. canada1965-11 CAN 5-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/20/2006 – EX – Helsinki finland-11
131. canada1965-11 CAN 4-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/23/2007 – EX – Chrudim 
132. canada1965-11 CAN 7-3 FIN finland-11 – 12/21/2008 – EX – Mississauga canada1965-11
133. canada1965-11 CAN 3-0 FIN finland-11 – 12/22/2009 – EX – Calgary canada1965-11
134. usa-11 USA 6-3 FIN finland-11 – 08/04/2010 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
135. sweden-11 SWE 4-1 FIN finland-11 – 09/04/2010 – FNC – Nyköping sweden-11
136. finland-11 FIN 2-1 CZE  – 11/13/2010 – FNC – Karlovy Vary 
137. russia-11 RUS 3-2 FIN finland-11 – 11/14/2010 – FNC – Karlovy Vary 
138. russia-11 RUS 11-4 FIN finland-11 – 09/02/2011 – FNC – Podolsk russia-11
139. finland-11 FIN 3-1 RUS russia-11 – 11/10/2011 – FNC – Pietasaari finland-11
140. finland-11 FIN 5-2 CZE  – 11/11/2011 – FNC – Vaasa finland-11
141. sweden-11 SWE 5-0 FIN finland-11 – 11/12/2011 – FNC – Vaasa finland-11
142. sweden-11 SWE 3-2 FIN finland-11 (SO) – 01/03/2012 – WJC – Calgary canada1965-11
143. sweden-11 SWE 8-2 FIN finland-11 – 08/07/2012 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
144. finland-11 FIN 3-2 USA usa-11 (OT) – 08/11/2012 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
145.  CZE 2-1 FIN finland-11 – 08/31/2012 – FNC – Kravaře 
146. sweden-11 SWE 2-1 FIN finland-11 (OT) – 09/02/2012 – FNC – Kravaře 
147. sweden-11 SWE 5-2 FIN finland-11 – 11/10/2012 – FNC – Sundsvall sweden-11
148. finland-11 FIN 5-1 USA usa-11 – 12/22/2012 – EX – Helsinki finland-11
149. finland-11 FIN 5-1 LAT  – 12/26/2012 – WJC – Ufa russia-11
150.  CZE 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/2012 – WJC – Ufa russia-11
151. sweden-11 SWE 4-2 FIN finland-11 – 12/28/2013 – WJC – Malmö sweden-11
152. finland-11 FIN 3-2 SWE sweden-11 (OT) – 01/05/2014 – WJC – Malmö sweden-11 goldmedal
153. usa-11 USA 9-1 FIN finland-11 – 08/07/2014 – NJC – Lake Placid usa-11
154. usa-11 USA 2-1 FIN finland-11 (SO) – 12/26/2014 – WJC – Montréal canada1965-11
155. finland-11 FIN 2-0 RUS russia-11 – 11/07/2015 – FNC – Tampere finland-11
156. finland-11 FIN 4-1 SWE sweden-11 – 11/08/2015 – FNC – Hämeenlinna finland-11
157. switzerland-11 SUI 4-3 FIN finland-11 – 12/21/2015 – EX – Hämeenlinna finland-11
158. finland-11 FIN 2-1 SWE sweden-11 – 01/04/2016 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
159. finland-11 FIN 4-3 RUS russia-11 (OT) – 01/05/2016 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11 goldmedal
160. finland-11 FIN 2-1 CAN canada1965-11 (OT) – 08/03/2016 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11
161. finland-11 FIN 2-1 USA usa-11 – 08/05/2016 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11
162. sweden-11 SWE 3-2 FIN finland-11 (SO) – 08/06/2016 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11
163. russia-11 RUS 2-1 FIN finland-11 (SO) – 08/28/2016 – FNC – Hodonín 
164. finland-11 FIN 2-1 RUS russia-11 (SO) – 11/04/2016 – FNC – Gothenburg sweden-11
165. sweden-11 SWE 4-3 FIN finland-11 (OT) – 11/05/2016 – FNC – Gothenburg sweden-11
166. sweden-11 SWE 3-1 FIN finland-11 – 12/29/2016 – WJC – Montréal canada1965-11
167. usa-11 USA 4-3 FIN finland-11 – 08/04/2017 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11

Photo Credit: 2017 World Junior Championship – IIHF – HHOF – IOC

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