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1978 IIHF World Junior Championship - Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Canada | Dec. 22-Jan.3

The United States claimed a 4-2-0 (W-L-T) record and earned fifth place at the 1978 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship in Montreal, Canada.

Forward Bobby Crawford tallied 13 points (4-9) in six games to pace all U.S. skaters while Mark Green registered a team-high seven goals. In net, Paul Joswiak collected four wins.


Team USA Results | 4-2-0 (W-L-T)

DATE OPPONENT RESULT
Dec. 22 Canada L, 6-3
Dec. 23 Czechoslovakia L, 8-5
Dec. 25 West Germany W, 8-4
Dec. 28 Switzerland (Relegation) W, 11-1
Dec. 30 West Germany (Relegation) W, 6-5
Dec. 31 Finland (Relegation) W, 8-6

Roster

Statistics


Final 1978 IIHF WJC Rankings

RANK COUNTRY RECORD POINTS
1. Soviet Union 6-1-0 12
2. Sweden 4-2-1 9
3. Canada 4-2-0 8
4. Czechoslovakia 2-4-0 4
5. United States 4-2-0 8
6. Finland 3-2-1 6
7. West Germany 1-5-0 2
8. Switzerland 0-6-0 0