IHLC Team Profiles – United States (Junior)


usa-11 UNITED STATES (USA) Men’s Junior National Ice Hockey Team
36 wins, 13 reigns, 39 games with IHLC – ranked 5th
current IHLC title holders (since January 5, 2017)

IHLC GAMES
Total IHLC Games Played: 80
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: 7-5 win vs. canada1965-11 CAN, Aug. 5, 2017
Latest IHLC Win: 7-5 win vs. canada1965-11 CAN, Aug. 5, 2017
Largest IHLC Victory: 9-1 win vs. finland-11 FIN, Aug. 7, 2014
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:
 59
First Game Hosted:  URS 3-1 USA usa-11, Dec. 31, 1974 (Minneapolis)
Latest Game Hosted: 
usa-11 USA 7-5 CAN canada1965-11, Aug. 5, 2017 (Plymouth)
Major Tournaments Hosted: World Junior Championships (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: 1 win, 1 loss, 0 ties
canada1965-11 CANADA: 8 wins, 11 losses, 1 tie
czech-11 CZECHIA / CZECHOSLOVAKIA: 3 wins, 2 losses, 1 tie
finland-11 FINLAND: 7 wins, 10 losses, 1 tie
germany1920to33and49-11 GERMANY: 3 wins, 0 losses, 0 ties
russia-11 RUSSIA /  SOVIET UNION: 1 win, 8 losses, 0 ties
slovakia-11 SLOVAKIA: 2 wins, 0 losses, 0 ties
sweden-11 SWEDEN: 7 wins, 6 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.  URS 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 vs. DEN  – 12/26/2017 – WC – Buffalo usa-11

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

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