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NHL Network To Broadcast All Team USA Games In 2022 U18 Men's World Championship

By USA Hockey, 04/20/22, 10:00AM EDT


Event Kicks Off Saturday in Germany

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – NHL Network will provide exclusive telecasts of all Team USA games at the 2022 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship. The network will air 11 total games throughout the tournament, which begins Saturday (April 23) and runs through May 1 in Landshut and Kaufbeuren, Germany. 

NHL Network will broadcast the United States' first preliminary game against Canada on Saturday (April 23) at 3:30 p.m. ET (delayed broadcast/available live on ESPN+). All other Team USA games will broadcast live on NHL Network.

The IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship is the pinnacle event for hockey players ages 18 and younger around the world. The U.S. has won 10 gold medals and 17 overall medals in tournament history, the most of any competing country.

In addition to Team USA games, NHL Network will also air Team Canada's preliminary round games, two quarterfinals, both semifinals and the bronze and gold-medal games.

U.S. Tournament Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Result Location Player of the Game
Mon., April 18 Sweden
Pre-Tournament Game
SOL, 2-3 Erdgas Schwaben Arena
Kaufbeuren, Germany
Tues., April 19 Finland
Pre-Tournament Game
W, 6-1 Fanatec Arena
Landshut, Germany
Sat., April 23 Canada
Preliminary Round
W, 8-3 Fanatec Arena
Landshut, Germany
Isaac Howard
Sun., April 24 Czechia
Preliminary Round
W, 6-2 Fanatec Arena
Landshut, Germany
Rutger McGroarty
Tues., April 26 Germany
Preliminary Round
W, 10-2 Fanatec Arena
Landshut, Germany
Cole Spicer
Thurs., April 28 Latvia
W, 13-3 Fanatec Arena
Landshut, Germany
Ryan Leonard
Sat., April 30 Czechia
W, 6-1 Fanatec Arena
Landshut, Germany
Jimmy Snuggerud
Sun., May 1 Sweden
Gold Medal Game
L, 4-6 Fanatec Arena
Landshut, Germany
Rutger McGroarty

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