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2021 IIHF Women's Worlds Schedule Announced

By USA Hockey, 04/01/21, 10:00AM EDT

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Team USA opens play against Switzerland at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 6

The complete game schedule for the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship was announced today by the IIHF. The U.S. Women's National Team will open its quest for a sixth-straight gold medal at the tournament against Switzerland on Thursday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. ET. 

The 25-player U.S. Women's National Team roster set to compete in the world championship was announced March 30 and features 17 members of the team that captured gold in the 2019 tournament

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All of Team USA's preliminary round games will be played at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as the U.S. competes in Group A alongside Canada, Finland, Russia and Switzerland. 

The knockout round begins with four quarterfinal matchups on Thursday, May 13, followed by the semifinals on Saturday, May 15, and the gold- and bronze-medal games on Sunday, May 16. 

See Team USA's complete schedule below. 

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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