World Cup of Hockey 2016
The World Cup of Hockey will be held in Toronto from September 17 – October 1, 2016.
There are eight teams competing in the World Cup of Hockey 2016 which begins on September 17, 2016. Each team has a 23-man roster. The tournament is a two week tournament which features the following teams: Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Finland, Team Russia, Team Sweden, Team USA, Team Europe and Team North America. All games will be played in Toronto, Ontario.
The format for the World Cup of Hockey tournament is a Preliminary Round, followed by Semifinals culminating with the Final. There are two groups for the tournament:
Team Czech Republic
Team Europe (consisting of European players from birth countries outside of the Czech Republic, Finland, Russia and Sweden.)
Team North America (which consists of a selection of the top players from Canada and the United States who are 23 or under as of Oct. 1, 2016).
World Cup of Hockey Tournament Schedule
Preliminary Round (round robin)
All games at Air Canada Centre, Toronto
Saturday, Sept. 17
Team USA vs. Team Europe, 3:30 p.m.
Team Czech Republic vs. Team Canada, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 18
Team Sweden vs. Team Russia, 3 p.m.
Team North America vs. Team Finland vs, 8 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 19
Team Europe vs. Team Czech Republic, 3 p.m.
Team Russia vs. Team North America, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Team Finland vs. Team Sweden, 3 p.m.
Team Canada vs. Team USA, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Team North America vs. Team Sweden, 3 p.m.
Team Europe vs. Team Canada, 8 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 22
Team Finland vs. Team Russia, 3 p.m.
Team USA vs. Team Czech Republic, 8 p.m.
Semifinals (single elimination; A1 vs. B2, B1 vs. A2)
Saturday, Sept. 24
Semifinal 1, TBD
Sunday, Sept. 25
Semifinal 2, TBD
Tuesday, Sept. 27
Final Game 1, 8 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 29
Final Game 2, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1
Final Game 3, 7 p.m. (if necessary)