The event features the best Under-20 players from four nations – the U.S., Canada, Finland and Sweden – auditioning for a spot to represent their country in the 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship set for Dec. 26, 2018 - Jan. 5, 2019, in Ostrava and Trinec, Czech Republic. Several of the expected participants are notable NHL prospects, including 22 alumni of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program, which is based out of USA Hockey Arena.
Tickets to the games are available at the USA Hockey Arena Box Office (14900 Beck Road, Plymouth, Michigan) or by calling (734) 453-8400 or at USAHockeyArena.com. All sessions are day tickets (one price for both games) with the exception of Tuesday, July 30, which will be a one-game pass. Games on Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 30, are $5, while games on Tuesday, July 30, Wednesday, July 31 and Friday, August 2, will be $10. Tickets for Saturday, August 3, will be $20. All tickets are general admission with the exception of Saturday, August 3, which will have reserved seating. Parking is free with the exception of August 3, where there will be a $5 charge per vehicle.
|Saturday, July 27||USA White vs. Finland||1:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Saturday, July 27||USA Blue vs. Sweden||4:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Sunday, July 28||USA Blue vs. Finland||1:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Sunday, July 28||USA White vs. Sweden||4:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Tuesday, July 30||Canada vs. USA||4:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Wednesday, July 31||Canada vs. Finland||1:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Wednesday, July 31||USA vs. Sweden||4:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Friday, August 2||Sweden vs. Canada||1:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Friday, August 2||Finland vs. USA||4:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Saturday, August 3||Sweden vs. Finland||1:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
|Saturday, August 3||USA vs. Canada||4:00 p.m.||BUY NOW|
NOTES: Last Thursday (June 20), USA Hockey named the 44 players invited to the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase. For the complete roster, click here ... Among them are 23 players who heard their name called at the 2019 NHL Draft this past weekend ... In total, 11 U.S. invitees are first-round selections as John Beecher (Boston Bruins, 30th overall), Matthew Boldy (Minnesota Wild, 12th overall), Cole Caufield (Montreal Canadiens, 15th overall), Ryan Johnson (Buffalo Sabres, 31st overall), Spencer Knight (Florida Panthers, 13th overall), Alex Turcotte (Los Angeles Kings, 5th overall), Cam York (Philadelphia Flyers, 14th overall) and Trevor Zegras(Anaheim Ducks, 9th overall) were first-round picks this year, joining last year's first-rounders Joel Farabee (Philadelphia Flyers, 14th overall), K'Andre Miller (New York Rangers, 22nd overall) and Oliver Wahlstrom (New York Islanders, 11th overall) ... The United States enters the 2020 tournament having medaled in an unprecedented four-straight IIHF World Junior Championships, winning gold in 2017, silver in 2019 and bronze medals in 2016 and 2018 ... Join the conversation by using the official hashtag #WJSS ... John Vanbiesbrouck (Detroit, Mich.) is the general manager of the 2020 U.S. National Junior Team ... Scott Sandelin (Hibbing, Minn.) is the head coach of the 2020 U.S. National Junior Team with David Lassonde (Durham, N.H.), Steve Miller (Columbus, Ohio), Brett Larson (St. Cloud, Minn.) and Jerry Keefe (Saugus, Mass.) serving as assistant coaches ... USA Hockey's international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), vice president of USA Hockey, has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams.