World Juniors moved to August

World Juniors moved to August

The 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship in Canada, which needed to be cancelled in December, is deliberate from 9 to twenty August 2022. Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta is foreseen as venue for all video games.

With the Council approval, additional discussions will quickly be held with the collaborating groups on the staging of the World Juniors on particulars surrounding the group and logistics.

Defending champion USA, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland and Austria are seeded in Group A of the preliminary spherical; Group B consists of host Canada, Finland, Czechia, Slovakia and Latvia.

The match with a schedule to be established along with all stakeholders will begin from the start and outcomes from December 2021 won’t rely in direction of the standings. The identical age group (gamers born 2002 or later) will probably be eligible. There will probably be no relegated staff and the setup of the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship will probably be mentioned at a later stage.

Followers who bought tickets for the 2021 and 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will probably be supplied front-of-the-line entry for the 2022 occasion in August.