The first step in Hockey Canada's Program of Excellence, the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge includes three Canadian teams and five international entries in a tournament that showcases of the future stars of the game.
World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Oct. 30 - Nov. 5, 2016
Dawson Creek/Fort St. John, B.C.
November 1-7, 2015
Sarnia-Lambton, Ont.
November 2-8, 2014
Cape Breton, N.S.
December 29, 2013 - January 4, 2014
Victoriaville and Drummondville, Que.
December 29, 2012 - January 4, 2013
Windsor, Ont.
December 29, 2011 - January 4, 2012

All-time Results
Year Gold Silver Bronze Location
2016 - - - Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
2015 CAN-W RUS SWE Dawson Creek/Fort St. John, B.C.
2014 (Nov.) RUS USA SWE Sarnia-Lambton, Ont.
2014 USA PAC RUS Cape Breton, N.S.
2013 SWE RUS USA Victoriaville/Drummondville, Que.
2012 RUS USA ONT Windsor, Ont.
2011 ONT USA PAC Winnipeg, Man.
2010 USA ONT SWE Timmins, Ont.
2009 ONT PAC USA Port Alberni, B.C.
2008 ONT USA WST London, Ont.
2006 QUE USA PAC Regina, Sask.
2005 WST PAC ATL Lethbridge, Alta.
2004 ONT PAC QUE St. John's, N.L.
2002 USA PAC ONT Selkirk-Stonewall, Man.
2001 USA PAC ONT New Glasgow-Truro, N.S.
2000 RUS ONT PAC Timmins, Ont.
1998 WST USA FIN Swift Current, Sask.
1998 ONT CZE QUE Kitchener, Ont.
1997 ONT SWE QUE Central Alberta
1995 ONT FIN QUE Moncton, N.B.
1994 QUE USA PAC Amos, Que.
1992 ONT QUE TCH Sudbury, Ont.
1990 FIN QUE URS Québec
1988 URS SWE QUE Québec
1986 QUE URS PAC Québec
2016 WU17HC: RUS 6 – CAN-W 1 (Bronze)
Aleksandr Khovanov and Andrey Svechnikov scored on the PP early, helping the Russians to bronze.
2016 WU17: SWE 2 – CAN-B 1 (Gold)
Adam Bokvist scored the winner on the PP in the third period, and Sweden held on to win U17 gold.
2016 WU17HC: SWE 3 – CAN-W 2 (SO) (Semifinal)
Lukas Wernblom scored in the ninth round of the shootout, sending Sweden into the gold medal game.
2016 WU17: USA 3 – CAN-R 2 (5th Place)
Pivonka and Semik scored in the last six minutes to lead the U.S.