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2021 IIHF Men's World Championship

The 2021 IIHF Men's World Championship will take place May 21-June 6, 2021 in Minsk, Belarus and Riga, Latvia. The U.S. Men's National Team will compete in Group B in Riga, Latvia alongside Canada, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Italy and Kazakhstan.

Most recently, 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). 


Group B

Riga, Latvia
Arena Riga
Capacity: 10,300

Team 2019 Finish
Finland First
Canada Second
Germany Sixth
United States Seventh
Latvia 10th
Norway 12th
Italy 14th
Kazakhstan Promoted

Group A

Misnk, Belarus
Minsk Arena
Capacity: 15,086

Team 2019 Finish
Russia Third
Czech Republic Fourth
Sweden Fifth
Switzerland Eighth
Slovakia Ninth
Denmark 11th
Great Britain 13th
Belarus Promoted

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