2005 IIHF U20 1. Canada 2. Russia 3. Czech Republic 4. United States 5. Finland 6. Sweden 7. Slovakia 8. Switzerland 9. Germany (Relegated to Division I) 10. Belarus (Relegated to Division I) 11. Norway (Promoted to Pool A) 12. Latvia (Promoted to Pool A) 13. Kazakhstan 14. Slovenia 15. Denmark 16. Poland 17. Austria 18. France 19. Ukraine 20. Italy 21. Great Britain (Relegated to Division II) 22. Estonia (Relegated to Division II) 23. Hungary (Promoted to Division I) 24. Japan (Promoted to Division I) 25. Korea 26. Romania 27. Netherlands 28. Croatia 29. China 30. Spain 31. Australia 32. Serbia & Montenegro 33. Belgium (Relegated to Division III) 34. Lithuania (Relegated to Division III) 35. Mexico (Promoted to Division II) 36. New Zealand (Promoted to Division II) 37. Iceland 38. South Africa 39. Turkey 40. Bulgaria Permitting the same 40 nations register U20 teams next year, the divisions will look like this... Pool A Canada Russia Czech Republic United States Finland Sweden Slovakia Switzerland Norway Latvia Division I Germany Belarus Kazakhstan Slovenia Denmark Poland Austria France Ukraine Italy Hungary Japan Division II Great Britain Estonia Korea Romania Netherlands Croatia China Spain Australia Serbia & Montenegro Mexico New Zealand Division III Belgium Lithuania Iceland South Africa Turkey Bulgaria I do not know how the IIHF separates Divisions I and II into the groups, so if anybody knows, I would be happy to know as well.