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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.

Team USA forward Noemi Ryhner (24) battles for the puck
Team USA forward Noemi Ryhner (24) battles for the puck against Team Switzerland defender Sinja Leemann (22) during the second period Feb. 6, 2022, in women's ice hockey Group A play during the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games at Wukesong Sports Centre.
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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)

Sydney Wolf is a reporter for The Rink Live, primarily covering youth and high school hockey. She joined the team in November of 2021 and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Writing and Rhetoric Studies.
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