American forward Ryan Poehling was named the World Juniors Most Valuable Player, as voted by the media.

Poehling finished tied for third in tournament scoring, with five goals and three assists for eight points. Poehling was also named a tournament All-Star and the top forward.

Two Russians took home the other World Juniors awards with Pyotr Kochetkov named the best goalie and Alexander Romanov the best defenceman.

Kochetkov was not named to the All-Star game however, with Finnish goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen taking the award. Romanov and Erik Brannstrom were the All-Star defencemen while Grigory Denisenko and Philipp Kurashev joined Poehling as All-Star forwards.