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2021 IIHF Women's World Championship

Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia | May 6-16

The 2021 IIHF Women's World Championship is scheduled to take place in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia from May 6-16, 2021. The U.S. will compete in Group A alongside Canada, Finland, Russia and Switzerland.

The 2020 championship was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, the U.S. won gold over Finland in Espoo, Finland.

The U.S. has won the gold in five-straight IIHF Women's World Championships (2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019). Additionally, the U.S. has captured the top-prize in eight of the last nine IIHF Women's World Championships. 

U.S. Tournament Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET) Location Broadcast
Thurs., May 6 Switzerland
Preliminary
3:30 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHL Network
Sat., May 8 Finland
Preliminary
3:30 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHL Network
Mon., May 10 Russia
Preliminary
3:30 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHL Network
Tue., May 11 Canada
Preliminary
7:30 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHL Network
Thurs., May 13 TBD
Quarterfinals
TBD TBD NHL Network
Sat., May 15 TBD
Semifinals
3:30 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. OR 7:30 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHL Network
Sun., May 16 TBD
Bronze Medal Game
3:30 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHL Network
Sun., May 16 TBD
Gold Medal Game
7:30 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. Scotiabank Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
NHL Network

NOTE: Broadcast schedule subject to change

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Group A

Team 2019 Finish
United States First
Finland Second
Canada Third
Russia Fourth
Switzerland Fifth

Group B

Team 2019 Finish
Czech Republic Sixth
Germany Seventh
Japan Eighth
Denmark Promoted
Hungary Promoted

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