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2018 World Jr. A Challenge

Bonnyville, Alberta | Dec. 9-16

The 2018 World Junior A Challenge will be held in Bonnyville, Alberta from December 9-16, 2018.

Team USA enters the 2018 competition after finishing in second place last December in Truro, Nova Scotia.

The U.S. has won first place four of the last six tournaments (2012-14, 2016) and seven times in the last 10 years has occupied the top spot on the podium at the World Junior A Challenge.

Team USA will compete alongside Canada East, Canada West, Czech Republic and Russia. The U.S. will open competition against Canada West on Sunday, December 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

U.S. Schedule

Date Opponent Venue Location Time (Local/ET)/Result Streaming Coverage
Fri., Dec. 7 Canada East* Cold Lake Energy Centre Cold Lake, Alta. W, 3-1 HockeyTV
Sun., Dec. 9 Canada West R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. SOL, 1-2 HockeyTV
Tues., Dec. 11 Czech Republic R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. W, 4-2 HockeyTV
Wed., Dec. 12 Canada East R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. W, 7-3 HockeyTV
Fri., Dec. 14 Russia R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. 2:00 p.m./4:00 p.m. HockeyTV
Sat., Dec. 15 Semifinal Game R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. 2:00 p.m./4:00 p.m. HockeyTV
R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. 7:00 p.m./9:00 p.m. HockeyTV
Sun., Dec. 16 Third-Place Game R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. 2:00 p.m./4:00 p.m. TBD
Sun., Dec. 16 Championship Game R.J. Lalonde Arena Bonnyville, Alta. 7:00 p.m./9:00 p.m. TBD

*Pre-Tournament Exhibition Game


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