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NHL Network Will Televise All Team USA Games From The World Championship

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Hockey announced today that all Team USA games of the 2018 IIHF Men's World Championship will be televised live on NHL Network, the exclusive U.S. rightsholder for the tournament.

The 2018 IIHF Men's World Championship is set for May 4-20 in Copenhagen and Herning, Denmark. Team USA is in Group B with Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Norway and South Korea, and will play its preliminary round games at Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning, Denmark. Group A, which includes Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland, will contest its preliminary round games at Royal Arena in Copenhagen.

Of the 64 total games in the tournament, NHL Network will televise 40 games, 34 of which will be live, including both semifinal games as well as the bronze and gold medal games. NHL Network will also provide comprehensive advance coverage of the tournament with NHL Tonight: 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Preview Show on Thursday, May 3, at 8:00 p.m. ET.

The complete U.S. TV schedule for the IIHF Men’s World Championship is available hereTeam USA begins play on May 4 against rival Canada. Opening faceoff is set for 4:15 p.m. local time (10:00 a.m. ET) with NHL Network coverage beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET.

Team USA Schedule
2018 IIHF Men's World Championship - Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark
Live on NHL Network

Date

Opponent

Location

Coverage Begins (Local/ET)

Live Broadcast

May 1

Denmark
Exhibition

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

TBD

 

May 4

Canada
Preliminary Round

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

4:00 p.m./10:00 a.m.

NHL Network

May 5

Denmark
Preliminary Round

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

8:00 p.m./2:00 p.m.

NHL Network

May 7

Germany
Preliminary Round

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

4:00 p.m./10:00 a.m.

NHL Network

May 10

Latvia
Preliminary Round

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

4:00 p.m./10:00 a.m.

NHL Network

May 11

Korea
Preliminary Round

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

8:00 p.m./2:00 p.m.

NHL Network

May 13

Norway
Preliminary Round

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

4:00 p.m./10:00 a.m.

NHL Network

May 15

Finland
Preliminary Round

Jyske Bank Boxen
Herning, Denmark

12:00 p.m./6:00 a.m.

NHL Network

May 17

TBD
Quarterfinals

TBD

TBD

NHL Network

May 19

TBD
Semifinals

Royal Arena
Copenhagen, Denmark

3:00 p.m./9:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m./1:00 p.m.

NHL Network

May 20

TBD
Bronze-Medal Game

Royal Arena
Copenhagen, Denmark

3:00 p.m./9:00 a.m.

NHL Network

 

TBD
Gold-Medal Game

Royal Arena
Copenhagen, Denmark

8:00 p.m./2:00 p.m.

NHL Network

NOTES: The U.S. has finished in the top four of the world championship in three of the last five years. For complete coverage of the U.S. Men’s National Team, visit teamusa.usahockey.com/2018mensworlds ... The official online home of the 2018 IIHF Men’s World Championship is 2018.IIHFWorlds.com … USA Hockey's international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams.

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