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U.S. and Canada to play outdoors at 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship

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Fri, Oct 28th 2016 05:50 pm

NHL Network reveals 2017 IIHF World Juniors schedule; slate includes every Team USA game and 23 all total

The U.S. and Canada will make history when the two rivals battle outdoors at New Era Field in Orchard Park on Dec. 29, 2017, in a preliminary round game of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. The announcement, which was nationally televised on NHL Network from KeyBank Center in Buffalo, came Friday from USA Hockey and the Buffalo Sabres, host of the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship.

The logo for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship, along with ticket information, was also released. For more details on all three announcements, click HERE.

NHL Network Schedule for 2017 WJC Announced

The NHL Network will provide exclusive live telecasts of all U.S. games at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship and 23 games in total. The tournament is set for Dec. 26 through Jan. 5, 2017, in Montreal and Toronto. For NHL Network's complete broadcast schedule, click HERE.

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