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2023 Men's Worlds Schedule Announced

By USA Hockey, 09/08/22, 9:15AM EDT

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U.S. opens tournament against host Finland on May 12

The IIHF announced today the game schedule for the 2023 International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship. The tournament, which is set for Tampere, Finland, and Riga, Latvia, will take place May 12-28, 2023. 

Team USA will compete in Group A and open the preliminary round against host Finland on May 12 at Nokia Arena in Tampere, which is where the U.S. will play all seven of its preliminary-round games and was the location for nine of Team USA's 10 games during the 2022 IIHF Men's World Championship.

During the preliminary round, the U.S. will also face off with Hungary (May 14), Germany (May 15), Austria (May 17), Denmark (May 20) and France (May 21), before its final game of the prelims against Sweden (May 23).

The top four seeds from each group will advance to the quarterfinal round being held Thursday, May 25. Two of the quarterfinal games will be played in Tampere and two are set for Riga, Latvia, which is hosting Group B for the preliminary round. The winners will advance to play on May 27 in the semifinal round being held in Tampere. 

Both the bronze and gold medal games will take place May 28, again at Nokia Arena in Tampere. 

U.S. Schedule & Results

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET) Location
Fri., May 12 Finland
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sun., May 14 Hungary
Preliminary Round
12:20 p.m./5:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Mon., May 15 Germany
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Wed., May 17 Austria
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sat., May 20 Denmark
Preliminary Round
12:20 p.m./5:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sun., May 21 France
Preliminary Round
8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Tues., May 23 Sweden
Preliminary Round
4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Thurs., May 25 Quarterfinal 1 4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Quarterfinal 2 4:20 p.m./9:20 a.m. Arena Riga
Riga, Latvia
Quarterfinal 3 8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Quarterfinal 4 8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Arena Riga
Riga, Latvia
Sat., May 27 Semifinal 1 2:20 p.m./7:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Semifinal 2 6:20 p.m./11:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Sun., May 28 Bronze Medal Game 3:20 p.m./8:20 a.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland
Gold Medal Game 8:20 p.m./1:20 p.m. Nokia Arena
Tampere, Finland

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