Lions on stamp
Finnish World Junior champs on your letter
Finland on the upswing
A new generation of stars gets Suomi-fans excited
TV numbers hit the roof
45% of Finnish population watched final
- One more full “arena” Freezing cold weather did not bother Finns, who gathered to celebrate the Young Lions on Wednesday.
- 215,225 fans in Helsinki Helsinki set a new IIHF World Junior Championship attendance record for Europe with 215,225 fans coming to the games and an average of 7,174.
- Groups for 2017 known With the conclusion of the gold medal game in Helsinki the groups for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Montreal and Toronto, Canada, are known.
- Record Book on USB The IIHF Guide & Record Book 2016 is now also available on a USB memory stick – light to carry, easy and inexpensive to ship.
- Puljujarvi MVP, Best Forward The best players of the tournament have been selected by both the tournament Directorate and the media.
- Kapanen gives Finland gold In a tense and thrilling climax to the 2016 World Juniors, Kasperi Kapanen's overtime winner at 1:33 gave host Finland a 4-3 gold medal victory over Russia.
- Trivia winners Thank you all for participating in the IIHF World Junior Championship trivia. For three lucky winners an IIHF Guide & Record Book 2016 will be on the way soon.
- Bjork, Bjork Team USA handed Sweden their biggest-ever loss in a medal game when they won the bronze medal game 8-3.
- 2016 World Juniors a success 05.01.2016 Fasel, Gonzalez, Kummola address media
- Rematch 05.01.2016 Finland, Russia meet again, this time for gold
- Rantanen raring to go 05.01.2016 Finnish captain elevates his game
- Russia heads to final 04.01.2016 U.S. derailed by Russians for third straight year
- Finland going for gold 04.01.2016 Hosts beat Sweden 2-1, advance to final
- “We are not heroes yet” 04.01.2016 Kamenev here to win another medal
- Semi-finals madness 04.01.2016 SWE-FIN, RUS-USA are tough to predict
- Back in Bercy 04.01.2016 World Championship arena reopens for hockey
- “No pressure” 03.01.2016 Team USA coach Ron Wilson has seen it all
- Full focus 03.01.2016 Soderstrom doesn’t worry about Finns' hot line
- Suter’s shots bury Belarus 03.01.2016 Swiss stay up, Belarusians go down
- William Nylander won’t play 03.01.2016 Ollas Mattsson also out for tournament
- The magic of 6-5 02.01.2016 Flying Finns tap into history with iconic score
- Unstoppable Matthews 02.01.2016 Auston Matthews's hat-trick leads USA to semi
- Finns dethrone Canada 02.01.2016 Laine two goals, Finns change goalies in crazy QF
- Sweden to semi-final 02.01.2016 Soderstrom's second shutout seals Sweden's spot
- Russia avoids upset 02.01.2016 Kamenev's OT winner eliminates plucky Danes
- Advantage: Switzerland 02.01.2016 Wins first relegation-round game vs. Belarus
- Next Swiss top prospect? 02.01.2016 16-year-old Nico Hischier on Roman Josi’s trail
- Who’ll win quarter-finals? 01.01.2016 It’s do-or-die time in Helsinki
- Catch the Game 01.01.2016 Official theme song has a mystic tribe feeling
- Swedes power past Canada 31.12.2015 CAN loses 2 group games for first time since ‘98
- Quarter-final picture complete 31.12.2015 Finland-Canada late game at Hartwall
- Yes! Jesse and the boys win 31.12.2015 Puljujarvi scores two as Finland downs Czechs 5-4
- U.S. takes down Danes 31.12.2015 Americans second, Denmark fourth in Group A
- Russia wins group 31.12.2015 Rykov snaps game winner against Slovakia
- Fabulous Finnish firepower 31.12.2015 Top line driving improvement over 2015
- Helsinki to set Euro record 31.12.2015 68% more fans so far than in Malmo 2014
- The Swiss on their knees 30.12.2015 Team USA rolls over Switzerland
- Puljujarvi line powers Finns 30.12.2015 Finland comes back to thump Slovaks
- Fond farewell for Teemu 30.12.2015 Selanne’s jersey retired in emotional ceremony
- SWE-DEN all Sweden 30.12.2015 Kempe leads the way to a 5-0 win
- Czechs hold off Belarus 30.12.2015 Three Czech goals in third, Belarus winless
- Russian cowboy 30.12.2015 Fazleyev learns about hockey and life
- Win with WJC trivia 30.12.2015 Ten questions, three great prizes
- A Nylander strikes again 29.12.2015 Alexander not just William’s brother and Michael’s son
- Canada dodges bullet 29.12.2015 Canadians rally from 2-0 down, top Swiss in shootout
- The white machine 29.12.2015 Russia beats Belarus handily 4-1
- A tie for the ages 29.12.2015 Reliving the Montreal-CSKA clash on NYE ‘75
- Thirteen is the magic number 29.12.2015 Will Naslund’s WJC goals record stand?
- Back for the attack 29.12.2015 Pastrnak boosts Czech firepower
- Teemu’s top 10 moments 28.12.2015 Reliving glories of Finland’s top gun
- Danes overpowered 28.12.2015 Canada fires 58 shots, beats Denmark 6-1
- Russia roars back on Finns 28.12.2015 Hosts blow 3-1 lead, Russians stay unbeaten
- Sweden beats USA 28.12.2015 Soderstrom records shutout, Sweden wins 1-0
- Czechs blank Slovaks 28.12.2015 Pastrnak scores in debut, Vanecek gets shutout
- Centre of attention 28.12.2015 Finland’s Sebastian Aho shows signs of greatness
- Lassen suspended one game 28.12.2015 Danish defenceman out for matchup against Canada
- Pastrnak to join Czechs 27.12.2015 NHL player to be released Monday
- Danes shock Swiss – again! 27.12.2015 With three suspended, Swiss fall short
- Slovakia claws a win 27.12.2015 Belarus handed second loss despite good effort
- Finnish super trio honoured 27.12.2015 Peltonen, Koivu, Lehtinen had numbers retired
- Where stars are born 27.12.2015 USA Hockey celebrates 20 years of NTDP
- Thurkauf out for Denmark game 27.12.2015 Swiss forward suspended one game for boarding
- Egli suspended three games 27.12.2015 Swiss forward out for preliminary round
- Ten years after 27.12.2015 Which ‘06 World Junior stars panned out best?
- U.S. tops Canada 26.12.2015 Belpedio's late goal gives Americans victory
- Finland forces convincing win 26.12.2015 Puljujärvi scores two as hosts beat Belarus 6-0
- Swedes outclass Swiss 26.12.2015 Nylander and Kempe injured in lopsided win
- Georgiev Russia's hero 26.12.2015 RUS, CZE split points, Russia wins in shootout
- 2016 IIHF App out now 26.12.2015 International hockey at the touch of a button
- Sweet returns 25.12.2015 U.S. back at site of first World Junior gold
- Formidable foes in Group A 25.12.2015 USA, Canada, Sweden among favourites
- Teenage hockey nomad 25.12.2015 Dmytro Timashov’s long way from Ukraine to Helsinki
- Players registered 25.12.2015 World Juniors start tomorrow
- Home is where the medals are 25.12.2015 Finland looks to offence, home ice
- The Record Book is here 25.12.2015 Order online on IIHF.com and Amazon
- Falkovski standing tall 25.12.2015 Belarus blueliner a key piece for 2016
- Predicting the group stage 25.12.2015 Who will win between now and New Year's Eve?
- Two from the Q 25.12.2015 Canada opens tournament with QMJHL goalie duo
- Here's to the future 25.12.2015 Whose dreams will come true in Helsinki?
- Roster planning 24.12.2015 More teams name their squads
- Cernak set to defend bronze 24.12.2015 Slovak D-man talks Czechs, OHL, and more
- A new Czech squad 24.12.2015 Question marks make up roster
- Experience Helsinki 24.12.2015 Culture, music and art
- Klingberg the king 24.12.2015 2012 Swedish WJC winner stars in Dallas
- Life after hockey 24.12.2015 NHL veteran Colin Fraser turns to finance
- Sweden without Aho 24.12.2015 Defenceman suffered injury
- A new Great Dane 23.12.2015 Hopes rest on goaltender Thomas Lillie
- U.S. roster final 23.12.2015 Team USA opens against Canada
- Finland ready 23.12.2015 Rantanen joins the team today
- The low-down on Lowry 23.12.2015 10 quirky titbits about Canada’s WJC coach
- From Bern, via Edmonton 23.12.2015 A new Swiss squad means new results incoming
- Time to shine 22.12.2015 Zacha wants to lead Czechs to new heights
- Going his way 21.12.2015 Auston Matthews prepares for NHL in Switzerland
- Opening getting close 21.12.2015 President of Finland opens World Juniors
- Canada sets roster 21.12.2015 23 players named to final team for Helsinki
- Friends ready to duel 19.12.2015 Kapanen and Nylander look to rebound
- Almost there 19.12.2015 U.S. roster trimmed to 24
- Finns strong ahead 19.12.2015 Many potential first-round candidates
- Kaprizov eyes World Juniors 15.12.2015 Meet Novokuznetsk’s latest prospect
- Virtanen joins Canada 14.12.2015 Roster for World Juniors trimmed
- Ristolainen rocks 11.12.2015 Finland’s 2014 WJC hero is hot again
- Beliavski names 31 10.12.2015 Newcomer Belarus prepares for World Juniors
- More rosters known 08.12.2015 Russia, Slovakia, Denmark prepare for Helsinki
- USA names preliminary roster 08.12.2015 29 players to attend training camp in Boston
- Swiss with many returnees 07.12.2015 26 players join U20 team for training camp
- Gronborg calls 26 players 07.12.2015 Sweden with strong World Juniors line-up
- Host team’s final camp 07.12.2015 Finland narrows roster for camp
- Buffalo gets World Juniors 04.12.2015 Outdoor game as premiere for the event
- 34 Czechs battle for Helsinki 04.12.2015 New coach Petr names preliminary roster
- Canada’s 30 hopefuls 01.12.2015 Defending World Junior champs to open camp
- Road to World Juniors 30.11.2015 Schedule for exhibition games released
- #11, #16 & #26 retired 30.11.2015 Special opening day ahead for the Finns
- Final sold out 30.11.2015 More than 120,000 tickets sold
- Nylanders to join forces? 27.11.2015 Brothers hope to play together in Helsinki
- Hello, Helsinki! 19.11.2015 Finnish capital hosts WJC for sixth time
- Finns win on home ice 10.11.2015 Last tournaments before World Juniors
- Legendary #8 to the rafters 08.11.2015 Selanne’s jersey to be retired at World Juniors
- World Juniors on TV 30.10.2015 All games to be broadcasted to Canada
- Pulkkinen powering up 23.10.2015 Will ex-WJC star be Detroit’s best Finn ever?
- 22 officials named 23.10.2015 Referees, linesmen for Helsinki known
- 70,000 tickets sold 20.10.2015 Many Canadian fans to travel to Helsinki
- Win tickets! 15.10.2015 Share your hockey photo on Instagram
- 400 helping hands 28.09.2015 Volunteer training has started
- Hicketts knows his role 05.08.2015 Canadian defenceman back with U20 squad
- Aiming return to glory 04.08.2015 Team manager Hnilicka works with Czech U20 team
- Russia continues with Bragin 09.07.2015 U20 national coach extends contract
- Canada names 40 players 24.06.2015 World Junior title defence campaign starts soon
- USA invites 39 players 18.06.2015 Evaluation camp to be held in Lake Placid
- Chelios coach at WJC 17.06.2015 Team USA staff for Helsinki named
- Wilson Back for 2016 WJC 04.06.2015 Veteran U.S. coach tasked with podium return
- Ho ho ho! 16.05.2015 Welcome to Helsinki Jenna Waugh!
- Ticket sales launched 09.05.2015 20,000 World Junior tickets sold
- Tickets available on 27th 13.04.2015 Prices start at 6€ for children, 11€ for adults
- Canada names junior coach 24.03.2015 Dave Lowry tasked with title repeat in Helsinki
- Finland opens vs. Belarus 02.03.2015 North American clash on Boxing Day
- Apply as volunteer! 30.01.2015 Volunteer recruitment has started
- Jalonen replaces Jortikka 20.01.2015 Finnish U20 national team gets new coach
- Groups for Helsinki 2016 06.01.2015 Host Finland to face silver medallist Russia
- Bye Germany, hello Belarus 04.01.2015 Former Soviet republic returns for Helsinki 2016
- Next year to Helsinki? 25.12.2014 Welcome to meet the “real” Santa
- Teemu is in 24.12.2014 Selanne the patron of the 2016 World Juniors
- The return of Belarus 19.12.2014 Return to 2016 World Juniors after eight years
- Win a trip to Helsinki! 12.12.2014 Travel & tickets for the final round in 2016
- Ticket fever on the rise 08.12.2014 Helsinki ticket sales to start in spring
- Who to play in Helsinki? 08.12.2014 Groups finalized in January, game schedule by spring
- Partner news 08.12.2014 First national partnerships signed
- Committee forming 04.12.2014 Kummola Chairman, Backman General Secretary
- World Juniors in Helsinki 26.08.2014 Two venues in Finnish capital to host in 2016
Russia vs. Finland GMG (3-4 OT)
In a tense and thrilling climax to the 2016 World Juniors, Kasperi Kapanen's overtime winner at 1:33 gave host Finland a 4-3 gold medal victory over Russia.
Interviews Finland 5 Jan.
Finnish players Kasperi Kapanen, Mikko Rantanen and Kasper Bjorkqvist after the gold medal win at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship on home ice.
Sweden vs. USA BMG (3-8)
Team USA handed Sweden their biggest-ever loss in a medal game when they won the bronze medal game 8-3.
Interviews USA 5 Jan.
USA players Sonny Milano and Matthew Tkachuk after winning the bronze medal.
Interviews Sweden 5 Jan.
Swedish players Andreas Englund Axel Holmstrom after the lost bronze medal game.
Russia vs. USA SF (2-1)
With two quick second-period goals, a relentless Russian squad rallied for a 2-1 semi-final win over the U.S. The Russians will face host Finland for gold.
Interviews Russia 4 Jan.
Russian players Radel Fazleyev and Maxim Lazarev after the 2-1 semi-final win vs. Team USA.
Sweden vs. Finland SF (1-2)
Finland's top line was shut down, but it didn't matter. Mikko Rantanen and Kasperi Kapanen stepped up and led the team to a 2-1 win, and to the World Junior Championship final.
Interviews Finland 4 Jan.
Finnish players Kasperi Kapanen, Kasper Bjorkqvist and Mikko Rantanen after the 2-1 semi-final win vs. Sweden.