The 2022 IIHF World U18 Championship is going to be held from April 21 to May 1 in Germany. Here, you will know when, where, and how to watch the tournament along with the teams participating.
This year’s competition has eight countries competing for a gold medal. It’s one of the last chances for draft-eligible athletes to demonstrate their abilities on a global stage before the NHL Draft this summer.
Some of the world’s greatest 16-, 17-, and 18-year-old hockey players will gather in Germany this weekend for the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship.
In recent years, players such as Jack Hughes, Cole Caufield, Miro Heiskanen, and Jesperi Kotkaniemi have lit up the competition, utilizing it to garner the attention of NHL scouts. These youths competing for nine days represent not just their nations, but also the NHL’s future.
IIHF World U18 Championship Schedule 2022:
The tournament will start on April 23 and will continue till May 1. Here is the full schedule of the tournament.
|Sat., April 23||8:30 a.m.||Finland 6, Switzerland 2|
|Sat., April 23||9:30 a.m.||Czechia 4, Germany 2|
|Sat., April 23||12:30 p.m.||Latvia 3, Sweden 2|
|Sat., April 23||1:30 p.m.||Canada 3, United States 8|
|Sun., April 24||8:30 a.m.||Finland 4, Latvia 1|
|Sun., April 24||9:30 a.m.||United States 6, Czechia 2|
|Sun., April 24||12:30 p.m.||Sweden 6, Switzerland 2|
|Sun., April 24||1:30 p.m.||Germany 3, Canada 8|
|Tues., April 26||8:30 a.m.||Switzerland vs. Latvia|
|Tues., April 26||9:30 a.m.||Canada vs. Czechia|
|Tues., April 26||12:30 p.m.||Sweden vs. Finland|
|Tues., April 26||1:30 p.m.||United States vs. Germany|
|Thurs., April 28||8:30 a.m.||Quarterfinals|
|Thurs., April 28||9:30 a.m.||Quarterfinals|
|Thurs., April 28||12:30 p.m.||Quarterfinals|
|Thurs., April 28||1:30 p.m.||Quarterfinals|
|Sat., April 30||8:30 a.m.||Semifinals|
|Sat., April 30||12:30 p.m.||Semifinals|
|Sun., May 1||8:30 a.m.||Bronze Medal Game|
|Sun., May 1||12:30 p.m.||Gold Medal Game|
The tournament will take place in Germany. This year, the tournament will be held in two cities, they are, Landshut and Kaufbeuren.
How to Watch IIHF World U18 Championship on TV and Live Stream in 2022?
- NHL Network
If you are living in the USA, you will be able to watch the IIHF U18 Championship live on the NHL Network. They will broadcast all the matches of this tournament on their channel.
In Canada, TSN will be showing the tournament to the fans. TSN is the best place to watch various sports in Canada, so subscribe to the channel if you don’t want to miss any moments.
- Sling TV
Sling TV and FuboTV will be streaming the IIHF U18 Championship live on their channels. You can choose any of the platforms to watch the tournament on your streaming device. Sling is slightly cheaper, it will cost you $35 for a month, whereas Fubo will cost you $64.99 with a lot more channels. You will get free trial options on both devices. So, grab your connection right now and watch the full tournament online.
IIHF World U18 Championship Teams in 2022:
- United States
The 2022 IIHF World U18 Championships will focus on some of the best young ice hockey players in the world. Every year, a lot of young hockey talents come to the bigger stages from this event. So, if you are a hockey fan, catch all the actions live.