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2021 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship

Frisco and Plano, Texas | April 26-May 6

The 2021 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship is taking place in Frisco and Plano, Texas from April 26-May 6, 2021.

The primary venue for the tournament is Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas. It hosts Group B for preliminary round play, which includes the U.S., Russia, Czech Republic, Finland and Germany. Comerica Center is also host two quarterfinal games, both semifinal contests, along with the bronze and gold-medal games. Group A preliminary round play, which includes Sweden, Canada, Belarus, Latvia and Switzerland, is being staged at the Children’s Health StarCenter in Plano, Texas. The venues are approximately 15 minutes apart. 

Most recently, the U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team went 6-0-1-0 (W-OTW-OTL-L) in the 2019 tournament in Ornskoldsvik and Umea, Sweden, and earned a bronze medal to extend its unprecedented medal streak in tournament play to 16 straight IIHF Under-18 Men’s World Championships.

The 2020 tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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U.S. Tournament Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET) Location Broadcast U.S. Player Of The Game
Sat., April 24 Sweden
W, 5-1 Comerica Center
Frisco, Texas N/A
Mon., April 26 Russia
OTL, 6-7 Comerica Center
Frisco, Texas Sean Behrens (Barrington, Ill.)
Tues., April 27 Germany
W, 5-3 Comerica Center
Frisco, Texas Ty Gallagher (Clarkston, Mich.)
Thurs., April 29 Czech Republic
SOW, 2-1 Comerica Center
Frisco, Texas Kaidan Mbereko (Aspen, Colo.)
Sat., May 1 Finland
OTW, 5-4 Comerica Center
Frisco, Texas Dylan Duke (Strongsville, Ohio)
Mon., May 3 Sweden
L, 2-5 Comerica Center
Frisco, Texas
NHL Network Red Savage (Scottsale, Ariz.)

NOTE: Broadcast schedule subject to change

Group B

The Group B preliminary round games will be played at Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas.

Team 2019 Finish
Russia Second
United States Third
Czech Republic Sixth
Finland Seventh
Germany Promoted

Group A

The Group A preliminary round games will be played at Children's Health StarCenter in Plano, Texas.

Team 2019 Finish
Sweden First
Canada Fourth
Belarus Fifth
Latvia Eighth
Switzerland Ninth

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