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NHL Network to Air U.S. Games at U18 Men's World Championship

By, 04/13/16, 9:15AM EDT


Tournament Set To Begin Thursday in Grand Forks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today that NHL Network will carry all U.S. games at the 2016 International Ice Hockey Federation U18 Men's World Championship that begins tomorrow (April 14) in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

The tournament, which runs through April 24, features 10 nations. Team USA, which has earned gold in six of the last seven world championships (2009, 20010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015), opens play against rival Russia tomorrow (April 14) and the game will be aired same-day delayed following NHL playoff coverage at 11:00 p.m. ET.

NHL Network Broadcast Schedule for 2016 IIHF U18 Men's World Championship

Date Opponent Round Time (Local/ET) Status
Thurs., April 14 Russia Preliminary 7:30 p.m./8:30 p.m. Delay (approx. 11 p.m. ET)
Sat., April 16 Sweden Preliminary 3:30 p.m./4:30 p.m. Live
Sun., April 17 Latvia Preliminary 3 p.m./4 p.m. Live
Tue., April 19 Switzerland Preliniary 7:30 p.m./8:30 p.m. Delay (approx. 11 p.m. ET)
Thurs., April 21 TBD* Quarterfinal 7:30 p.m./8:30 p.m. Delay (approx. 11 p.m. ET)
Sat., April 23 TBD* Semifinal 3 p.m./4 p.m. Live
Sun. April 24 TBD* Bronze Medal 3 p.m./4 p.m. Live
TBD* Gold Medal 7 p.m./8 p.m. Live

* will air only if Team USA in the game
** NHL Network programming subject to change

Date Opponent Result
April 14 Russia W, 8-2
April 16 Sweden W, 6-1
April 17 Latvia W, 12-1
April 19 Switzerland W, 4-0
April 21 Czech Republic
W, 8-0
April 23 Finland
L, 2-4
April 24 Canada
Bronze Medal Game
W, 10-3

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