U.S. Men's Teams

The U.S. fields men's teams in various international competitions each season, with the pinnacle the Olympic Winter Games, which is held every four years. The International Ice Hockey Federation stages three major men's competitions every season, including the World Championship, World Junior Championship and Under-18 World Championship. The U.S. has had great success in recent times with medals in three of the last seven IIHF Men's World Championships, a medal in five of the last six IIHF World Junior Championships and medals in a record 16 straight IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championships.