2022 IIHF Women's Worlds schedule takes shape
The tournament will take place in Denmark in late August and early September with a team roster to be announced.
With the 2022 U18 Women's World Championship wrapping up this past week in Madison, Wisconsin, the IIHF isn't wasting any time in revealing the schedule for the next big women's tournament of the year.
The roster is yet to be announced for the 2022 IIHF Women's World's, but the game schedule has been revealed so that fans and teams can prepare accordingly. The games are taking place in Herning and Frederikshavn, Denmark, later this summer.
The U.S. team is slated to play four preliminary round games, where they will take on Japan, Finland, Switzerland, and Canada.
The quarterfinal games will be played on Thursday, Sept. 1, the semifinals on Saturday, and the gold and bronze medal games on Sunday.
Team USA has made it to every gold medal game since the tournament's inception. The Americans have five gold medals in their last six tournament appearances.
Although the team roster is yet to be announced, John Wroblewski will lead the squad this year as head coach.
The full schedule can be found below.
- Aug. 25 vs. Japan (6 a.m. CT)
- Aug. 27 vs. Finland (6 a.m. CT)
- Aug. 29 vs. Switzerland (12 p.m. CT)
- Aug. 30 vs. Canada (1 p.m. CT)
- Sept. 1 (Quarterfinals, TBD)
- Sept. 3 (Seminfinals, TBD)
- Sept. 4 (Bronze / Gold Medal Game, TBD)
The 2022 #WomensWorlds schedule has been announced! The U.S. will open tournament play against Japan on August 25. 👀— USA Hockey (@usahockey) June 17, 2022
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