The under 20 Russian national team competes in the IIHF World Junior Championship every year in December and January. Overall, the team has thirteen world champion titles (1977-1980, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2011). A lot of the players from the side go on to represent Russia at senior level.
As well as the World Championship, the team competes in various competitions such as the Canadian Super Series, which is considered as one of the most important aspects of preparing for December's main competition.
Head coach: Valery Bragin