Great Britain completed their three-on-three tournament at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in South Korea with a victory and defeat on the final day of group games.
A 10-3 victory over Chinese Taipei was followed bv a 22-13 defeat by higher-ranked Kazakhstan.
GB, who were seed number six in the tournament, finished sixth in the eight-team group and also recorded an impressive 8-5 victory against Spain.
Head Coach, Danny Meyers, said: “We finished with our best performances which is remarkable considering how physically demanding this tournament has been. The players learnt what competing at the highest level looks like.
“By the end they were blocking shots, winning board battles, playing heavy in front of both nets and stopping on pucks. Above all, they learnt what playing for Great Britain is truly like.
“The three-on-three concept has been an overwhelming success and all the nations that have competed are all in agreement that the skills learnt in the format will be hugely beneficial for the five-on-five game. These players came here as boys and left as young men.”
The Youth Olympic Games is a three-on-three tournament and is played cross-ice, with no more than three players per team on the ice at once plus a goalie.
Two games take place simultaneously and the format makes for exciting hockey and big scorelines.
Find out more about three-on-three by clicking here.
Great Britain: Schedule and Results
Saturday 20th January – Austria 12-3 Great Britain
Sunday 21st January – Great Britain 1-24 Latvia
Sunday 21st January – Denmark 14-4 Great Britain
Monday 22nd January – Great Britain 7-17 Poland
Monday 22nd January – Great Britain 8-5 Spain
Tuesday 23rd January – Chinese Taipei 3-10 Great Britain
Tuesday 23rd January – Kazakhstan 22-13 Great Britain
For the full tournament schedule, results and stats, click here.