It is that particular time of 12 months, when Stanley Cup playoff motion is heating up and the hockey world may watch their nations go for gold.
After the 2020 event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IIHF Males’s World Championship is again in 2021. Sixteen groups will compete within the 17-day tourney set to happen in Latvia.
Usually a means for NHLers who do not make the postseason to proceed plying their commerce, the 2021 event is jam-packed with kids aiming to show their NHL price, together with a lot of prospects set to be drafted in July. Among the many group of first-round hopefuls are america’ Matty Beniers (who gained gold on the 2021 juniors) and Canada’s Owen Energy. There are additionally current prime draft picks corresponding to Canada’s Cole Perfetti (Jets) and Braden Schneider (Rangers).
USA Hockey is aiming for its third gold medal (1933 and 1960) whereas Hockey Canada goes for gold medal No. 26 and its first since 2016. If Canada does snag the gold, then it is going to tie Russia/the Soviet Union for essentially the most in event historical past.
This is all the pieces to know concerning the 2021 world ice hockey championship, together with learn how to watch video games on TV and stream on-line, plus the complete schedule, scores and standings.
When is the 2021 Males’s World Championship?
Sixteen groups divided into two teams will compete within the preliminary spherical. Every crew will play the opposite seven groups of their group over the course of the primary 12 days of the competitors ending on June 1.
The highest 4 groups in every group after the prelims will advance to the quarterfinals on June 3. After the semifinals on June 5, the bronze-medal and gold-medal video games will happen on Sunday, June 6.
The place is the 2021 Males’s World Championship?
The 2021 version might be held in Riga, Latvia, at two rinks: the Area Riga and the Olympic Sports activities Centre. It has been 15 years since Riga hosted the event; Sweden gained the gold there in 2006.
This 12 months’s event initially was scheduled to be co-hosted by Belarus (Minsk) and Latvia, however the Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation moved it in February as a result of of political unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic.
What channel is the 2021 Males’s World Championship being aired on?
- TV channel (U.S.): NHL Community
- Dwell steam (Canada): FuboTV, Sling TV
- TV channel (Canada): TSN
- Dwell stream (Canada): TSN.ca
In america, each American recreation, together with choose video games of different nations, might be proven on NHL Community. NHL Community might be streamed on fuboTV and Sling TV. In Canada, TSN will air each recreation of the 2021 event with choose video games additionally showing solely on TSN.ca or the TSN App.
Which groups are within the 2021 Males’s World Championship?
Sixteen groups, divided into two teams of eight, are collaborating.
|Group A||Group B|
|Czech Republic||United States|
Why is Russia listed as ‘ROC’?
The World Anti-Doping Company banned Russia from worldwide competitors for 4 years final December. The ban contains Olympic Video games and world championships and Russia’s flag or identify can’t be used. Athletes, nevertheless, usually are not banned from competing however can solely achieve this below a impartial flag.
ROC stands for Russian Olympic Committee, and as a substitute of the nationwide anthem being performed, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 might be performed.
When is Canada vs. USA?
There might be a Battle of North America on this event as the 2 groups are in the identical group. The groups will meet Sunday, Could 23, at 1:15 p.m. ET.
2021 Males’s World Championship standings
|4. Czech Republic||2||2||0||5|
|6. Nice Britain||1||2||1||4|
Wins in regulation = 3 factors
Additional time win = 2 factors
Additional time loss = 1 level
Full schedule for the 2021 Males’s World Championship
Taking part groups are every assured seven group-stage video games. Groups that advance to the ultimate day of competitors (bronze-medal or gold-medal recreation) will play 10 contests complete.
(All occasions Jap)
|FRIDAY, MAY 21|
|Russia 4, Czech Republic 3||9:15 a.m.||TSN1, NHLN|
|Germany 9, Italy 4||9:15 a.m.||TSN2|
|Belarus 2, Slovakia 5||1:15 p.m.||TSN.ca/TSN App|
|Canada 0, Latvia 2||1:15 p.m.||TSN1/3, NHLN|
|SATURDAY, MAY 22|
|Denmark 4, Sweden 3||5:15 a.m.||TSN1, NHLN|
|Norway 1, Germany 5||5:15 a.m.||TSN3|
|Nice Britain 1, Russia 7||9:15 a.m.||TSN1|
|Finland 2, USA 1||9:15 a.m.||TSN3, NHLN|
|Czech Republic 2, Switzerland 5||1:15 p.m.||TSN1, NHLN|
|Latvia 2, Kazakhstan 3 (SO)||1:15 p.m.||TSN3|
|SUNDAY, MAY 23|
|Nice Britain 1, Slovakia 2||5:15 a.m.||TSN4, NHLN|
|Norway 4, Italy 1||5:15 a.m.||TSN1|
|Sweden 0, Belarus 1||9:15 a.m.||TSN2|
|Kazakhstan 2, Finland 1 (SO)||9:15 a.m.||TSN1, NHLN|
|Denmark 0, Switzerland 1||1:15 p.m.||TSN2|
|Canada 1, USA 5||1:15 p.m.||TSN1/3, NHLN|
|MONDAY, MAY 24|
|Slovakia 3, Russia 1||9:15 a.m.||TSN1/4|
|Latvia 3, Italy 0||9:15 a.m.||TSN3|
|Czech Republic 3, Belarus 2 (OT)||1:15 p.m.||TSN2|
|Germany 3, Canada 1||1:15 p.m.||TSN1/3/4|
|TUESDAY, MAY 25|
|Nice Britain 2, Denmark 3 (OT)||9:15 a.m.||TSN3|
|USA 3, Kazakhstan 0||9:15 a.m.||TSN1/4, NHLN|
|Switzerland 0, Sweden 7||1:15 p.m.||TSN1/4|
|Finland 5, Norway 2||1:15 p.m.||TSN3|
|WEDNESDAY, MAY 26|
|Russia 3, Denmark 0||9:15 a.m.||TSN1/4|
|Kazakhstan 3, Germany 2||9:15 a.m.||TSN3|
|Belarus 3, Nice Britain 4||1:15 p.m.||TSN2|
|Canada 4, Norway 2||1:15 p.m.||TSN1/3/4|
|THURSDAY, MAY 27|
|Switzerland 8, Slovakia 1||9:15 a.m.||TSN1|
|USA 4, Latvia 2||9:15 a.m.||TSN4, NHLN|
|Sweden 2, Czech Republic 4||1:15 p.m.||TSN1/4|
|Finland 3, Italy 0||1:15 p.m.||TSN3|
|FRIDAY, MAY 28|
|Sweden vs. Nice Britain||9:15 a.m.||TSN1/4|
|Kazakhstan vs. Canada||9:15 a.m.||TSN3|
|Denmark vs. Belarus||1:15 p.m.||TSN1|
|Latvia vs. Norway||1:15 a.m.||TSN3|
|SATURDAY, MAY 29|
|Czech Republic vs. Nice Britain||5:15 a.m.||TSN1/4|
|Italy vs. Kazakhstan||5:15 a.m.||TSN3|
|Switzerland vs. Russia||9:15 a.m.||TSN1/4|
|Norway vs. USA||9:15 a.m.||TSN3, NHLN|
|Slovakia vs. Denmark||1:15 p.m.||TSN1|
|Germany vs. Finland||1:15 p.m.||TSN3|
|SUNDAY, MAY 30|
|Belarus vs. Switzerland||9:15 a.m.||TSN.ca/TSN App|
|Italy vs. Canada||9:15 a.m.||TSN1/4|
|Sweden vs. Slovakia||1:15 p.m.||TSN1|
|Finland vs. Latvia||1:15 p.m.||TSN3|
|MONDAY, MAY 31|
|Czech Republic vs. Denmark||9:15 a.m.||TSN1|
|USA vs. Germany||9:15 a.m.||TSN4, NHLN|
|Russia vs. Sweden||1:15 p.m.||TSN4|
|Norway vs. Kazakhstan||1:15 p.m.||TSN5|
|TUESDAY, JUNE 1|
|Switzerland vs. Nice Britain||5:15 a.m.||TSN2|
|Canada vs. Finland||5:15 a.m.||TSN1/4|
|Slovakia vs. Czech Republic||9:15 a.m.||TSN1|
|Italy vs. USA||9:15 a.m.||TSN4, NHLN|
|Russia vs. Belarus||1:15 p.m.||TSN1|
|Germany vs. Latvia||1:15 p.m.||TSN4|
|THURSDAY, JUNE 3|
|SATURDAY, JUNE 5|
|SUNDAY, JUNE 6|
|Bronze medal||8:15 a.m.||TSN4/5|
|Gold medal||1:15 p.m.||TSN4/5|
Who gained the 2020 Males’s World Championship?
The 2020 event was canceled due to COVID-19.
Finland gained the 2019 version, defeating Canada 3-1 within the gold-medal recreation in Slovakia. Notable names from Canada’s roster included Shea Theodore, Mark Stone, Anthony Cirelli, Darnell Nurse and Jonathan Marchessault. The ultimate recreation noticed the Senators’ Matt Murray and the Blackhawks’ Kevin Lankinen between the pipes. An undrafted Kaapo Kakko was on Finland’s championship crew.
Who has gained the IIHF Males’s World Championship the final 10 years?
Which nations have gained essentially the most medals on the IIHF Males’s World Championship?
* Consists of Soviet Union
^ Consists of Czechoslovakia