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2018 World Juniors Schedule Announced

4/12/17



U.S. Opens Title Defense Dec. 26 vs. Denmark
By USAHockey.com

The International Ice Hockey Federation today announced the schedule for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship, which will take place Dec. 26, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018, in Buffalo, New York. The U.S., which looks to defend gold on home ice after winning the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal, Canada, was placed in Group A alongside Canada, Denmark, Finland and Slovakia.

Tickets Schedule

Team USA will begin preliminary-round play against Denmark on Dec. 26 and have a day off before back-to-back games against Slovakia on Dec. 28 and Canada on Dec. 29. The matchup against rival Canada will be held outdoors at New Era Field, home of the Buffalo Bills.

The U.S. will then close its preliminary-round action against Finland on Dec. 31. Besides the outdoors matchup versus Canada, all of Team USA's preliminary round games will be played at KeyBank Center.

The quarterfinal round is scheduled for Jan. 2 and the semifinals will take place on Jan. 4. The bronze-medal and gold-medal games will be held on Jan. 5. All semifinal and medal games will be played at KeyBank Center.

Fans have three options: the gold package includes all 31 games of the tournament, while silver and bronze packages include all games at KeyBank Center plus the outdoor game at New Era Field. Fans purchasing any of the three packages will also have the opportunity to purchase three additional tickets for the outdoor game.

Tickets are available online here or in person at the KeyBank Center box office.

2018 World Juniors Schedule Announced

4/12/17



U.S. Opens Title Defense Dec. 26 vs. Denmark
By USAHockey.com

The International Ice Hockey Federation today announced the schedule for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship, which will take place Dec. 26, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018, in Buffalo, New York. The U.S., which looks to defend gold on home ice after winning the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship in Toronto and Montreal, Canada, was placed in Group A alongside Canada, Denmark, Finland and Slovakia.

Tickets Schedule

Team USA will begin preliminary-round play against Denmark on Dec. 26 and have a day off before back-to-back games against Slovakia on Dec. 28 and Canada on Dec. 29. The matchup against rival Canada will be held outdoors at New Era Field, home of the Buffalo Bills.

The U.S. will then close its preliminary-round action against Finland on Dec. 31. Besides the outdoors matchup versus Canada, all of Team USA's preliminary round games will be played at KeyBank Center.

The quarterfinal round is scheduled for Jan. 2 and the semifinals will take place on Jan. 4. The bronze-medal and gold-medal games will be held on Jan. 5. All semifinal and medal games will be played at KeyBank Center.

Fans have three options: the gold package includes all 31 games of the tournament, while silver and bronze packages include all games at KeyBank Center plus the outdoor game at New Era Field. Fans purchasing any of the three packages will also have the opportunity to purchase three additional tickets for the outdoor game.

Tickets are available online here or in person at the KeyBank Center box office.