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Zurich & Lausanne, Switzerland | May 8-24

The 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship will be held in Zurich & Lausanne, Switzerland, from May 8-24, 2020. 

The U.S. finished seventh of 16 teams in the 83rd edition of the IIHF Men's World Championship in 2019 with wins in five of eight games (4-1-0-3/w-otw-otl-l) and has gone 19-7 over the last three world championships.

To date, the U.S. has earned 12 podium finishes, including one gold medal (1933), four silver medals(1950, 1939, 1934, 1931) and seven bronze medals (2018, 2015, 2013, 2004, 1996, 1952, 1949). 


U.S. Game Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET)/Result Location
Fri., May 8 Finland
Preliminary
4:20 p.m./10:20 a.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Sat., May 9 Italy
Preliminary
12:20 p.m./6:20 a.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Mon., May 11 Russia
Preliminary
4:20 p.m./10:20 a.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Wed., May 13 Kazakhstan
Preliminary
4:20 p.m./10:20 a.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Sat., May 16 Latvia
Preliminary
12:20 p.m./6:20 a.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Mon., May 18 Norway
Preliminary
8:20 p.m./2:20 p.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Tue., May 19 Switzerland
Preliminary
8:20 p.m./2:20 p.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Thu., May 21 Quarterfinals TBD TBD
Sat., May 23 Semifinals 2:20 p.m./8:20 a.m. or 6:20 p.m./12:20 p.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Sun., May 24 Bronze-Medal Game 3:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland
Sun., May 24 Gold-Medal Game 8:20 p.m./2:20 p.m. Hallenstadion
Zurich, Switzerland

Group A

Lausanne, Switzerland
Lausanne Arena
Capacity: 9,500

Team World Ranking 2019 Finish
Canada 1 Silver
Sweden 4 Fifth
Czech Republic 5 Fourth
Germany 7 Sixth
Slovakia 9 Ninth
Denmark 12 11th
Belarus 14 Promoted
Great Britain 20 13th

Group B

Zurich, Switzerland
Hallenstadion
Capacity: 11,200

Team World Ranking 2019 Finish
Russia 2 Bronze
Finland 3 Gold
United States 6 Seventh
Switzerland 8 Eighth
Latvia 10 10th
Norway 11 12th
Italy 16 14th
Kazakhstan 19 Promoted

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