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U.S. Men's National Team Faces Canada at 9:15 am ET Today

By USA Hockey, 05/06/16, 5:30AM EDT


ST. PETERSBURG -- Team USA opens play in the 80th annual IIHF Men's World Championship here today at 4:15 p.m. (9:15 a.m. ET) against Canada. The game will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network in the U.S.

Keith Kincaid is expected to get the start in goal. He spent the 2015-16 season with the New Jersey Devils and is making his first-ever start in for a U.S. national team.

The U.S. and Canada last met in the IIHF Men's World Championship in 2012 in Helsinki. Jack Johnson scored in overtime to lift the U.S. to a 5-4 victory.

Team USA Schedule

Team USA Schedule

Date Opponent Time (Local/ET)
May 3 Finland (exhibition) L, 2-3 OT
May 6 Canada L, 1-5
May 7 Belarus W, 6-3
May 9 Finland L, 2-3
May 12 France W, 4-0
May 13 Hungary W, 5-1
May 15 Germany L, 2-3
May 17 Slovakia L, 2-3 OT
May 19 Czech Republic (quarterfinal) W, 2-1 SO
May 21 Canada
L, 3-4
May 22 Russia
Bronze Medal Game
L, 2-7

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