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2014 IIHF U18 Men's World Championship

Lappeenranta & Imatra, Finland | April 17-27 | Gold Medal (6-0-0-1)

The U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team opened the 2014 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship with a 4-2 setback at the hands of Switzerland, but the loss marked the last time Team USA tasted defeat in the tournament. The U.S. closed its preliminary round schedule with wins over the Czech Republic, Denmark and Finland by a combined 14-3 score to roll into the medal round. After a 6-2 victory over Slovakia in the quarters and a 4-1 triumph over Sweden in the semis, Team USA clinched its seventh U18 gold medal with a 5-2 win against the Czechs.


Date Opponent Result
April 14 Germany* W, 9-1
April 17 Switzerland L, 2-4
April 19 Czech Republic W, 3-0
April 20 Denmark W, 7-0
April 22 Finland W, 4-3
April 24 Slovakia (Quarterfinals) W, 6-2
April 26 Sweden (Semifinals) W, 4-1
April 27 Czech Republic (Gold-Medal Game) W, 5-2

*Pre-Tournament Game

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