GROUP B: DENMARK
2014 finish: Promoted to top division
2014 round-robin record Division I (Group A): 5-0-0-0, 20 GF/10 GA
Yahoo! Canada Sports has asked North American-based players, some of whom are playing in the world junior championship, to break down their national teams.
If ever there was a time for Denmark to make a splash at the world junior championship - this is it. This is the third time the Danes have made an appearance in the top-tier - the last time being the 2011 tournament in Edmonton and Calgary. This time, however, Denmark is looking to stay, and they have their best chance in years to do it.
The Danes have six players who are currently playing their hockey in the CHL, including Portland Winterhawks star Oliver Bjorkstrand, Memorial Cup champion Mads Eller and Halifax Mooseheads forward Nikolaj Ehlers - arguably one of the best players in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Denmark won the lower Group I A final last year in Sanok, Poland with a perfect record inRead More »from World Junior 2015 Preview: Denmark makes case to avoid relegation