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1977 IIHF World Junior Championship - Bystrica-Zvolen, Czechoslovakia

Bystrica-Zvolen, Czechoslovakia | Dec. 22-Jan.2

The United States compiled a 1-5-1 (W-L-T) record at the fourth World Under-20 Championship in Bystrica-Zvolen, Czechoslovakia and first to be sponsored by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The tournament was expanded to eight teams for the first time.

Mike MacDougal and Dave Gandini shared the team-lead with seven points while Paul Miller tallied a team-high six goals in seven games.


1977 Team USA Results | 1-5-1 (W-L-T)

DATE OPPONENT RESULT
Dec. 22 Finland L, 3-6
Dec. 23 West Germany L, 3-4
Dec. 25 Sweden W, 8-5
Dec. 26 Poland T, 2-2
Dec. 28 Czechoslovakia L, 2-5
Dec. 30 Soviet Union L, 5-15
Jan. 1 Canada L, 2-8

1977 U.S. Roster

Seven states, in addition to Washington, D.C., were represented

1977 U.S. Statistics

Mike MacDougal and Dave Gandini shared the team-lead with seven points each


Final 1977 IIHF WJC Rankings

RANK COUNTRY RECORD POINTS
1. Soviet Union 7-0-0 14
2. Canada 5-1-1 11
3. Czechoslovakia 4-2-1 9
4. Finland 4-3-0 8
5. Sweden 3-4-0 6
6. West Germany 2-5-0 4
7. United States 1-5-1 3
8. Poland 0-6-1 1