The 2016 U.S. Women’s National Under-18 Team opens the 2016 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s Under-18 World Championship today, January 8, against Czech Republic at 4 p.m. ET at Meridian Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario. The match-up will be streamed live at FASTHockey.com
The U.S. and Czech Republic are meeting for the 12th time at the IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship. Team USA holds a perfect 11-0-0-0-record against the Czechs with the last meeting taking place on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2015, where Team USA defeated Czech Republic, 5-0, in the semifinal round of the 2015 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship.
|DATE||OPPONENT||RESULT||U.S. PLAYER OF THE GAME|
|Fri., Jan. 8||Czech Republic||W, 6-0||Grace Zumwinkle|
|Sat., Jan. 9||Russia||W, 6-0||Alex Woken|
|Mon., Jan. 11||Canada||W, 4-1||Rebecca Gilmore|
|Thurs., Jan. 14||Sweden (Semifinal)||W, 4-0||Natalie Heising|
|Fri., Jan. 15||Canada (Gold Medal Game)||W, 3-2 OT||Natalie Snodgrass|