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.
|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