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2019 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship Begins Thursday

By USAHockey.com, 04/16/19, 1:30PM EDT

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All games to be streamed on NHL Network; Turcotte added to roster

Örnsköldsvik, Sweden -- The 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Men’s World Championship is set to begin Thursday (April 18) as the U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team takes on host Sweden in its first preliminary round game. Opening faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Fjallraven Center and the game will be televised live on NHL Network beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET. 

Team USA is in Group B along with Sweden, Russia, Slovakia and Latvia while Group A consists of Belarus, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland and Switzerland. 

ALEX TURCOTTE ADDED
Alex Turcotte (Island Lake, Ill.) has been added to the U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team roster. Turcotte, who also represented Team USA at the 2018 IIHF U18 Men's World Championship, was a member of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program this past season where he competed as a member of the U.S. Under-18 Team.

2019 U.S. Tournament Schedule

All games at Fjallraven Center

DATE OPPONENT/ROUND LOCATION TIME (LOCAL/ET)/RESULT TELEVISION U.S. Player of the Game
Fri., April 12 Finland
Exhibition
Heinola, Finland L, 0-1 None Cam York
Sat., April 13 Switzerland
Exhibition
Heinola, Finland W, 8-0 None Jack Hughes
Thu., April 18 Sweden
Preliminary
Fjallraven Center
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
W, 6-1 NHL Network Cole Caufield
Fri., April 19 Slovakia
Preliminary
Fjallraven Center
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
3:30 p.m./9:30 a.m. NHL Network --
Sun., April 21 Russia
Preliminary
Fjallraven Center
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
3:30 p.m./9:30 a.m. NHL Network --
Tue., April 23 Latvia
Preliminary
Fjallraven Center
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
3:30 p.m./9:30 a.m. NHL Network --
Thu., April 25 Quarterfinals TBD TBD NHL Network --
Sat., April 27 Semifinals Fjallraven Center
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m./9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. NHL Network --
Sun., April 28 Bronze-Medal Game Fjallraven Center
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
3:30 p.m./9:30 a.m. NHL Network --
Gold-Medal Game Fjallraven Center
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
7:30 p.m./1:30 p.m. NHL Network --

U.S. Roster

Tournament Homepage


2019 U.S. U18 World Championship News