The 2018 World Junior A Challenge was held in Bonnyville, Alberta from December 9-16, 2018.
Team USA won two of four preliminary round games, before defeating Canada West in the semifinal to advance to the championship game. The U.S., went on to top Russia, 2-0, in the title game to take home its fifth championship in the last seven years.
Team USA competed alongside Canada East, Canada West, Czech Republic and Russia.
|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.||L, 3-4||HockeyTV|
|Sat., Dec. 15||Canada West (Semifinal)||R.J. Lalonde Arena||Bonnyville, Alta.||OTW, 3-2||HockeyTV|
|Sun., Dec. 16||Russia (Championship)||R.J. Lalonde Arena||Bonnyville, Alta.||W, 2-0||--|
*Pre-Tournament Exhibition Game