BRAMPTON, Ont. – The U.S. Women’s National Team opens the playoff round with a quarterfinals meeting against Germany in the IIHF Women’s World Championship at the CAA Centre in Brampton, Ontario on Thursday.
Puck drop is set for 1:30 p.m. ET and can be viewed live on NHL Network.
TODAY'S MATCH UP
Today's meeting against Germany marks the U.S.' quarterfinal game at the 2023 IIHF Women's World Championship. Team USA enters the playoff rounds as the second seed in Group A, ending the preliminary rounds with a 3-0-1-0 record.
Today's game is the seventh all-time meeting between Team USA and Germany at the WWC. The U.S. hosts a perfect 6-0 record against the Germans, having outscored them 71-2 all time. Today's game also marks the first meeting of the two teams in the playoff rounds.
April 17, 2017 Semifinals W, 11-0
April 4, 2008 Preliminary W, 8-1
April 5, 2005 Preliminary W, 7-0
April 2, 2001 Preliminary W, 13-0
April 3, 2000 Preliminary W, 16-1
April 12, 1994 Preliminary W, 16-0
LAST TIME AGAINST GERMANY
The U.S. last met Germany in Women's Worlds play on April 17, 2017 in the semifinals of the 2017 WWC. Team USA won that game, 11-0, before going on to win the gold medal against Canada the next day. 13 different players recorded a point in the victory.
TEAM USA IN THE QUARTERFINALS
Team USA boasts a 3-0 all-time record in the quarterfinals. Prior to the tournament being reformatted in 2019, the U.S. had earned a bye to the semifinals. Since 2019, the U.S. has won every quarterfinal game its played in.
Sept. 1, 2022 vs. Hungary W, 10-1
Aug. 28, 2021 vs. Japan W, 10-2
April 11, 2019 vs. Japan W, 4-0