IHLC Team Profiles – United States (Junior)


usa-11 UNITED STATES (USA) Men’s Junior National Ice Hockey Team
41 wins, 14 reigns, 44 games with IHLC – ranked 5th
IHLC last held January 4, 2018

While the Americans have been part of every World Junior Championship in history, they never medaled until 1986, only winning a Silver and two Bronze before 2000. But the U.S. team has had something of a coming out in the new millennium, winning Gold four times (2004, 2010, 2013, 2017) since start of the 21st century, and showcasing some of hockey’s most elite talent at the earliest stages of their career, ushering in an unprecedented era of success for Team USA.

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 88
First IHLC Game:
 9-1 loss vs.  URS, Jan. 4, 1974
First IHLC Win: 5-2 win vs.  TCH, Dec. 27, 1985
Latest IHLC Game: 6-5 loss vs. canada1965-11 CAN, Aug. 4, 2018
Latest IHLC Win: 4-2 win vs. russia-11 RUS, Jan. 2, 2018
Largest IHLC Victory: 14-0 win vs.  BLR, Dec. 20, 2017
Largest IHLC Defeat: 15-5 loss vs.  URS, Dec. 30, 1976
Longest IHLC Undefeated Streak: 10 games (Dec. 31, 1998 – Dec. 28, 1999)
Longest IHLC Winless Streak: 10 games (Jan. 4, 1974 – Dec. 25, 1984)

IHLC HOSTING
IHLC Games Hosted:
 69
First Game Hosted:  URS 3-1 USA usa-11, Dec. 31, 1974 (Minneapolis)
Latest Game Hosted: 
canada1965-11 CAN 3-1 SWE sweden-11, Jan. 5, 2018 (Buffalo)
Major Tournaments Hosted: World Junior Championship (6: 1982, 1989, 1996, 2005, 2011, 2018)

MAJOR TOURNAMENT RECORDS
Best IIHF World Junior Championship Result:  (4: 2004, 2010, 2013, 2017)

COMPETITIVE IHLC RECORDS
 BELARUS: 2 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
canada1965-11 CANADA: 8 wins, 12 losses, 1 tie
czech-11 CZECHIA / CZECHOSLOVAKIA: 3 wins, 2 losses, 1 tie
 DENMARK: 1 win, 0 losses, 0 ties
finland-11 FINLAND: 8 wins, 10 losses, 1 tie
germany1920to33and49-11 GERMANY: 3 wins, 0 losses, 0 ties
russia-11 RUSSIA /  SOVIET UNION: 2 wins, 8 losses, 0 ties
slovakia-11 SLOVAKIA: 2 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties
sweden-11 SWEDEN: 8 wins, 7 losses, 2 ties
switzerland-11 SWITZERLAND: 4 wins, 1 loss, 0 ties

COMPLETE IHLC HISTORY
01. URS 9-1 USA usa-11 – 01/04/1974 – WJT – Leningrad 
02.  URS 3-1 USA usa-11 – 12/31/1974 – WJT – Minneapolis usa-11
03.  URS 15-5 USA usa-11 – 12/30/1976 – WJC – Banská Bystrica 
04. sweden-11 SWE 5-5 USA usa-11 – 12/28/1979 – WJC – Vantaa finland-11
05. finland-11 FIN 8-1 USA usa-11 – 12/27/1980 – WJC – Landsberg am Lech germany1920to33and49-11
06. finland-11 FIN 8-4 USA usa-11 – 01/02/1982 – WJC – Bloomington usa-11
07.  URS 5-3 USA usa-11 – 01/01/1983 – WJC – Leningrad 
08.  URS 7-4 USA usa-11 – 12/29/1983 – WJC – Norrköping sweden-11
09. finland-11 FIN 5-3 USA usa-11 – 12/20/1984 – EX – Vantaa finland-11
10. finland-11 FIN 7-4 USA usa-11 – 12/25/1984 – WJC – Turku finland-11
11. usa-11 USA 5-2 TCH  – 12/27/1985 – WJC – Hamilton canada1965-11
12. canada1965-11 CAN 5-2 USA usa-11 – 12/29/1985 – WJC – Hamilton canada1965-11
13. finland-11 FIN 7-3 USA usa-11 – 12/22/1987 – EX – Salo finland-11
14.  URS 7-3 USA usa-11 – 12/29/1987 – WJC – Moscow 
15.  URS 7-3 USA usa-11 – 12/30/1989 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
16. usa-11 USA 6-3 FIN finland-11 – 12/29/1990 – WJC – North Battleford canada1965-11
17.  TCH 5-1 USA usa-11 – 12/30/1990 – WJC – Saskatoon canada1965-11
18. usa-11 USA 5-3 CAN canada1965-11 – 01/01/1992 – WJC – Füssen germany1920to33and49-11
19.  RUS 5-0 USA usa-11 – 01/02/1992 – WJC – Kaufbeuren germany1920to33and49-11
20. sweden-11 SWE 6-1 USA usa-11 – 01/02/1994 – WJC – Ostrava 
21. canada1965-11 CAN 8-3 USA usa-11 – 12/29/1994 – WJC – Red Deer canada1965-11
22. canada1965-11 CAN 6-1 USA usa-11 – 12/26/1995 – WJC – Worcester usa-11
23. canada1965-11 CAN 4-4 USA usa-11 – 12/28/1996 – WJC – Geneva switzerland-11
24. canada1965-11 CAN 2-0 USA usa-11 – 01/04/1997 – WJC – Geneva switzerland-11 goldmedal
25. sweden-11 SWE 5-4 USA usa-11 – 12/21/1998 – EX – Ann Arbor usa-11
26. usa-11 USA 6-2 SWE sweden-11 – 12/23/1998 – EX – Ann Arbor usa-11
27. finland-11 FIN 6-3 USA usa-11 – 12/26/1998 – WJC – Winnipeg canada1965-11
28. usa-11 USA 5-2 CAN canada1965-11 – 12/31/1998 – WJC – Winnipeg canada1965-11
29. usa-11 USA 5-4 SUI switzerland-11 – 01/03/1999 – WJC – Portage la Prairie canada1965-11
30. usa-11 USA 7-2 BLR  – 01/04/1999 – WJC – Selkirk canada1965-11 
31. usa-11 USA 5-4 SUI switzerland-11 – 08/09/1999 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
32. usa-11 USA 5-3 FIN finland-11 – 08/11/1999 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
33. usa-11 USA 5-1 SUI switzerland-11 – 08/13/1999 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
34. usa-11 USA 2-2 FIN finland-11 – 08/14/1999 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
35. usa-11 USA 2-2 SWE sweden-11 – 12/22/1999 – EX – Skellefteå sweden-11
36. usa-11 USA 2-2 CZE  – 12/26/1999 – WJC – Skellefteå sweden-11
37. usa-11 USA 1-0 SVK slovakia-11 – 12/28/1999 – WJC – Skellefteå sweden-11
38. finland-11 FIN 3-1 USA usa-11 – 12/29/1999 – WJC – Skellefteå sweden-11
39.  CZE 4-1 USA usa-11 – 01/03/2000 – WJC – Skellefteå sweden-11
40. switzerland-11 SUI 5-4 USA usa-11 – 12/21/2001 – EX – Oberwichtrach switzerland-11
41. usa-11 USA 2-1 FIN finland-11 – 01/03/2004 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
42. usa-11 USA 4-3 CAN canada1965-11 – 01/05/2004 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11 goldmedal
43. usa-11 USA 6-3 GER germany1920to33and49-11 – 12/22/2004 – EX – Thief River Falls usa-11
44. usa-11 USA 5-4 RUS russia-11 – 12/25/2004 – WJC – Grand Forks usa-11
45. usa-11 USA 6-4 SUI switzerland-11 – 12/27/2004 – WJC – Grand Forks usa-11
46.  BLR 5-3 USA usa-11 – 12/29/2004 – WJC – Grand Forks usa-11
47. canada1965-11 CAN 3-2 USA usa-11 – 12/31/2005 – WJC – Vancouver canada1965-11
48. canada1965-11 CAN 6-3 USA usa-11 – 12/27/2006 – WJC – Mora sweden-11
49. canada1965-11 CAN 2-1 USA usa-11 (SO) – 01/03/2007 – WJC – Leksand sweden-11
50. canada1965-11 CAN 7-4 USA usa-11 – 12/31/2008 – WJC – Ottawa canada1965-11
51. canada1965-11 CAN 5-4 USA usa-11 (SO) – 12/31/2009 – WJC – Saskatoon canada1965-11
52. usa-11 USA 6-5 CAN canada1965-11 (OT) – 01/05/2010 – WJC – Saskatoon canada1965-11 goldmedal
53. usa-11 USA 6-3 SWE sweden-11 – 08/03/2010 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
54. usa-11 USA 6-3 FIN finland-11 – 08/04/2010 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
55. sweden-11 SWE 4-1 USA usa-11 – 08/06/2010 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
56. usa-11 USA 10-2 SWE sweden-11 – 08/09/2012 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
57. finland-11 FIN 3-2 USA usa-11 (OT) – 08/11/2012 – SHC – Lake Placid usa-11
58. usa-11 USA 3-2 SWE sweden-11 (OT) – 12/20/2012 – EX – Tikkurila finland-11
59. finland-11 FIN 5-1 USA usa-11 – 12/22/2012 – EX – Helsinki finland-11
60. usa-11 USA 7-0 CZE  – 01/02/2013 – WJC – Ufa russia-11
61. usa-11 USA 5-1 CAN canada1965-11 – 01/03/2013 – WJC – Ufa russia-11
62. usa-11 USA 3-1 SWE sweden-11 – 01/05/2013 – WJC – Ufa russia-11 goldmedal
63. sweden-11 SWE 4-0 USA usa-11 – 08/07/2013 – NJC – Lake Placid usa-11
64. usa-11 USA 5-1 CAN canada1965-11 – 08/10/2013 – NJC – Lake Placid usa-11
65. sweden-11 SWE 4-2 USA usa-11 – 12/20/2013 – EX – Ängelholm sweden-11
66. canada1965-11 CAN 3-2 USA usa-11 – 12/31/2013 – WJC – Malmö sweden-11
67. usa-11 USA 9-1 FIN finland-11 – 08/07/2014 – NJC – Lake Placid usa-11
68. usa-11 USA 3-0 CZE  – 08/09/2014 – NJC – Lake Placid usa-11
69. usa-11 USA 5-2 GER germany1920to33and49-11 – 12/21/2014 – EX – Kingston canada1965-11
70. usa-11 USA 10-5 SWE sweden-11 – 12/23/2014 – EX – Kingston canada1965-11
71. usa-11 USA 2-1 FIN finland-11 (SO) – 12/26/2014 – WJC – Montréal canada1965-11
72. usa-11 USA 6-0 GER germany1920to33and49-11 – 12/28/2014 – WJC – Montréal canada1965-11
73. usa-11 USA 3-0 SVK slovakia-11 – 12/29/2014 – WJC – Montréal canada1965-11
74. canada1965-11 CAN 5-3 USA usa-11 – 12/31/2014 – WJC – Montréal canada1965-11
75. sweden-11 SWE 1-0 USA usa-11 – 12/28/2015 – WJC – Helsinki finland-11
76. finland-11 FIN 2-1 USA usa-11 – 08/05/2016 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11
77. usa-11 USA 5-4 CAN canada1965-11 (SO) – 01/05/2017 – WJC – Montréal canada1965-11 goldmedal
78. usa-11 USA 3-2 SWE sweden-11 – 08/02/2017 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11
79. usa-11 USA 4-3 FIN finland-11 – 08/04/2017 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11
80. usa-11 USA 7-5 CAN canada1965-11 – 08/05/2017 – NJC – Plymouth usa-11
81. usa-11 USA 14-0 BLR  – 12/20/2017 – EX – Jamestown usa-11
82. usa-11 USA 3-1 SWE sweden-11 – 12/22/2017 – EX – Erie usa-11
83. usa-11 USA 9-0 DEN  – 12/26/2017 – WJC – Buffalo usa-11
84. slovakia-11 SVK 3-2 USA usa-11 – 12/28/2017 – WJC – Buffalo usa-11
85. usa-11 USA 5-4 FIN finland-11 – 12/31/2017 – WJC – Buffalo usa-11
86. usa-11 USA 4-2 RUS russia-11 – 01/02/2018 – WJC – Buffalo usa-11
87. sweden-11 SWE 4-2 USA usa-11 – 01/04/2018 – WJC – Buffalo usa-11
88.  CAN 6-5 USA usa-11 – 08/04/2018 – NJC – Kamloops 

Photo Credit: 2015 World Junior Championship – IIHF – HHOF – IOC

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