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2025 4 Nations Face-Off

About the 4 Nations Face-Off

The 2025 4 Nations Face-Off is an international tournament with NHL players from the U.S., Canada, Finland, and Sweden that will be played from Feb. 12-20, 2025. The tournament will take place in Montreal, Canada and Boston, Massachusetts.

Each team will be comprised of 23 NHL players (20 skaters, 3 goalies) selected by each National Association: USA Hockey, Hockey Canada, Finnish Ice Hockey Association and Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Players must be under an NHL contract for the 2024-25 season and on an NHL roster as of Dec. 2, 2024.

All roster announcement dates will be made by the NHL and NHLPA, with each of the participating National Associations selecting its initial six players early in the summer of 2024, prior to selecting its complete rosters later in the year.

All games in the 2025 NHL 4 Nations Face-Off will be played in accordance with NHL rules. Each team will play three tournament games in a traditional “round-robin” format under the following points system: 3 points for a win in regulation time; 2 points for a win in overtime/shootout; 1 point for a loss in overtime/shootout; and 0 points for a loss in regulation time. The two teams with the best tournament record will then advance to a one-game Final.

4 Nations Face-Off Announcement

The overtime format for round-robin games will be three-on-three sudden death for a 10-minute period, followed by a three-round shootout. The overtime format for the one-game Final will be full strength sudden death through successive 20-minute periods until one team scores.

4 Nations Face-Off Schedule

Date Game Location Time (all times ET) Broadcast
Wed., Feb. 12 Canada vs. Sweden Montreal, Bell Centre 8:00 p.m. TNT
Thurs., Feb. 13 USA vs. Finland Montreal, Bell Centre 8:00 p.m. ESPN
Sat., Feb. 15 Finland vs. Sweden Montreal, Bell Centre 1:00 p.m. ABC
Sat., Feb. 15 USA vs. Canada Montreal, Bell Centre 8:00 p.m. ABC
Monday, Feb. 17 Canada vs. Finland Boston, TD Garden 1:00 p.m. TNT
Monday, Feb. 17 Sweden vs. USA Boston, TD Garden 8:00 p.m. TNT
Thursday, Feb. 20 Championship Game Boston, TD Garden 8:00 p.m. ESPN

4 Nations Roster

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