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2022 IIHF Women's Worlds Schedule Announced

By USA Hockey, 06/17/22, 8:00AM EDT

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Team USA opens play against Japan at 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 25

The game schedule for the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women's World Championship, which is set for August 25-September 4 in Herning and Frederikshavn, Demark, was announced today by the IIHF.

Team USA will compete in Group A alongside Canada, Finland, Japan and Switzerland in Herning with games played at KVIK Hockey Arena.. Group B, which will play its preliminary round games at Iscenter Nord in Frederikshavn, includes Czechia, Denmark Germany, Hungary and Sweden.

2022 Women's Worlds

The U.S. Women's National Team opens play with a matchup against Japan on Thursday, August 25 at 9 a.m. ET (3 p.m. local). Next up is Finland again at 9 a.m. ET (3 p.m. local) on Saturday, August 27 and an August 29 game versus Switzerland at 1 p.m. ET (7 p.m. local). Team USA will close out the prelims at 2 p.m. ET (8 p.m. local) on Tuesday, August 30, against rival Canada in a rematch of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games gold medal showdown.

The quarterfinals, which will include all teams from Group A and the top three teams from Group B in a crossover format, are set for Thursday, September 1. The winners of those games will advance to the semifinal round on Saturday, September 3. 

The medal round is set for Sunday, September 4, with the bronze medal game set for 9 a.m. ET (3 p.m. local) and the gold medal game scheduled for 1 p.m. (7 p.m. local). 

Broadcast information for the tournament will be announced at a later date. 

U.S. Tournament Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET)/Result Location Broadcast
Thurs., August 25 Japan
Preliminary Round
3 p.m./9 a.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Sat., August 27 Finland
Preliminary Round
3 p.m./9 a.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Mon., August 29 Switzerland
Preliminary Round
7 p.m./1 p.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Tues., August 30 Canada
Preliminary Round
8 p.m./2 p.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Thurs., September 1 Quarterfinal 1 12:15 p.m./6:15 a.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Quarterfinal 2 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Quarterfinal 3 5:30 p.m./11:30 a.m. Iscenter Nord
Frederikshavn, Demark
NHL Network
Quarterfinal 4 8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Sat., September 3 Semifinal 1 2 p.m./8 a.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Semifinal 2 6 p.m./12 p.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Sun., September 4 Bronze Medal Game 3 p.m./9 a.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network
Gold Medal Game 7:30 p.m./1:30 p.m. KVIK Hockey Arena
Herning, Denmark
NHL Network

NOTE: Broadcast schedule subject to change

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