IHLC Team Profiles – Norway (Junior)


🇳🇴 NORWAY (NOR) Men’s Junior National Ice Hockey Team

Norway first joined the World Juniors scene in 1979, ping-ponging between the Top Division and lower pools in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. Norway remained in the lower divisions until promotion in 2005, where they have since returned again in 2010 and 2013, but have struggled in recent years to maintain any momentum in the Top Division.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 7
First IHLC Game:
10-1 loss vs. 🇷🇺 URS, Dec. 26, 1982
Latest IHLC Game:
10-0 loss vs. 🇸🇪 SWE, Dec. 29, 2013
Closest IHLC Game:
5-2 loss vs. 🇨🇭 SUI, Nov. 10, 2001
Largest IHLC Defeat: 10-0 loss (2 times, latest vs. 🇸🇪 SWE, Dec. 29, 2013)

IHLC HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
 3
First Game Hosted: 🇨🇭 SUI 3-1 GER  🇩🇪, Nov. 8, 2001 (Hamar)
Latest Game Hosted: 🇨🇭 
SUI 5-2 GER  🇩🇪, Nov. 11, 2001 (Hamar)
Major Tournaments Hosted: none

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF World Junior Championship Result: 6th (1: 1990)

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
🇨🇦 CANADA: 0 wins, 2 losses, 0 ties
🇷🇺 SOVIET UNION: 0 wins, 3 losses, 0 ties
🇸🇪 SWEDEN: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
🇨🇭 SWITZERLAND: 0 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. 🇷🇺 URS 10-1 NOR 🇳🇴 – 12/26/1982 – WJC – Leningrad 🇷🇺
02. 🇷🇺 URS 10-0 NOR 🇳🇴 – 12/30/1988 – WJC – Anchorage 🇺🇸
03. 🇷🇺 URS 12-2 NOR 🇳🇴 – 12/27/1989 – WJC – Kauniainen 🇫🇮
04. 🇨🇭 SUI 5-2 NOR 🇳🇴 – 11/10/2001 – EX – Hamar 🇳🇴
05. 🇨🇦 CAN 4-0 NOR 🇳🇴 – 12/29/2005 – WJC – Vancouver 🇨🇦
06. 🇨🇦 CAN 10-1 NOR 🇳🇴 – 12/29/2010 – WJC – Buffalo 🇺🇸
07. 🇸🇪 SWE 10-0 NOR 🇳🇴 – 12/29/2013 – WJC – Malmö 🇸🇪

Photo Credit: 2014 World Junior Championship – IIHF – HHOF – IOC

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