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- League status: Active
- Youth league: yes, U20
- Administered by: IIHF
- Year of start: 2011
- WWW: http://www.iihf.com/
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The teams play a single round-robin series. Each teams plays each opponent once.
The winner of the event will be promoted to Division I Group A. The last-ranked team will be relegated to Division II Group A.
- 2011-2012: France
Until 2011 WJC Division 1B was at the same level as WJC Division 1A.
- Triumph of Poland team with Russian coach at Ukraine (16 Dec 2012)
- Belarus and Switzerland finalize roster for WJC U18 (04 Apr 2012)
Poland appointed another Russian coach
After having named Igor Zakharkin as National Team coach, Polish Federation announces the hiring of 41-year-old Andrei Parfyonov as head coach of Under 20 team. He will also be involved in working with Under 18 squad.
Parfyonov coached CSKA Moscow Juniors teams, SKA Novopolotsk in Belarussian League and more recently VMF St. Petersburg in VHL. The Russian coach will lead Poland at WJC Division Ib in Donets'k, Ukraine from 10 to 16 december
|16 Dec 2012||Croatia - Ukraine||1-2|
|16 Dec 2012||Great Britain - Kazakhstan||1-4|
|16 Dec 2012||Italy - Poland||2-3|
- Youngest player: Bruno Kegalj (16 years)
- Oldest player: Adam Harding (20 years)
- Shortest player: Nikita Mikhailis (162 cm)
- Tallest player: Lukasz Bulanowski (197 cm)
- Nationalities: Croatia (22), Great Britain (20), Italy (22), Kazakhstan (22), Poland (22), Ukraine (22)
- Highest win: Italy - Great Britain
- Season average attendance: 849