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2023 IIHF Men's World Championship

Tampere, Finland & Riga, Latvia | May 12-28, 2023

The 2023 IIHF Men's World Championship is set for May 12-28, in Tampere, Finland and Riga, Latvia.

The U.S. Men's National Team will compete in Group A alongside Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary  and Sweden. All Group A games are scheduled for Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland, while Group B will take place at Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia.

Most recently, the U.S. competed at the 2022 IIHF Men's World Championship, where it finished the preliminary round fourth in Group B to setup a matchup with top-seeded Switzerland in the quarterfinals. The U.S. earned a 3-0 win to advance to the semifinals for the second straight year. Ultimately, Team USA fell to Finland, 4-3, in the semifinals and then dropped the bronze medal game to Czechia to finish the world championship fourth of 16 teams. 

In total, the U.S. has earned 13 podium finishes, including one gold medal (1933), four silver medals (1950, 1939, 1934, 1931) and eight bronze medals (2021, 2018, 2015, 2013, 2004, 1996, 1952, 1949). 

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U.S. Schedule & Results

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET) Location
Fri., May 12 Finland
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sun., May 14 Hungary
Preliminary Round
12:20 p.m./5:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Mon., May 15 Germany
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Wed., May 17 Austria
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sat., May 20 Denmark
Preliminary Round
12:20 p.m./5:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sun., May 21 France
Preliminary Round
8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Tues., May 23 Sweden
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Thurs., May 25 Quarterfinal 1 4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Quarterfinal 2 4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Arena Riga
Riga, Latvia
Quarterfinal 3 8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Quarterfinal 4 8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Arena Riga
Riga, Latvia
Sat., May 27 Semifinal 1 2:20 p.m./7:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Semifinal 2 6:20 p.m./11:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sun., May 28 Bronze Medal Game 3:20 p.m./8:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Gold Medal Game 8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland

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