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IIHF Men's World Championship 2022 
Date : 13 to 29 May. 2022 
Venue : Finland 
Teams : 16 
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Ice Hockey fans in all over the world, this year IIHF World Championship 2022 will be hosted by Finland from 13 to 29 May, 2022. There are two host cities in Finland : Tampere & Helsinki – Nokia Arena will serve the main venue of the competition.

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The groups were announced on 7th June, 2021. Check the complete info about how to watch IIHF World Championship 2022 live from Anywhere.. Are you a big fans of Juniors Ice Hockey, you can watch here full live coverage of IIHF U18 World Championship 2022.

Czechia won the IIHF World Championship 2022 Bronze Medal. So, Czechia became the third place team and United States became fourth place team.

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Note : In the midst of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, the venue in Helsinki was moved from Helsinki Halli, previously known as Hartwall Arena, to Helsinki Ice Hall due to the former being owned by Russian oligarchs.

Participating Nations

Finland – As a host

  1. Switzerland –
  2. Canada
  3. Czechia
  4. Denmark
  5. Austria
  6. Germany
  7. Great Britain
  8. Italy
  9. Latvia
  10. Norway
  11. Slovakia
  12. Sweden
  13. United States
  14. Kazakhstan
  15. France

On 28 February 2022, the IIHF decided to expel ROC and Belarus from the tournament due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Austria and France replaced Russia and Belarus.

IIHF Men’s World Championship 2022 Groups

Sixteen teams divided into two groups will compete in the preliminary round. Each team will play the other seven teams in their group over the course of the first 12 days of the competition ending on May 24.

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The top four teams in each group after the prelims will advance to the quarterfinals. After the semifinals, the bronze-medal and gold-medal games will take place on May 29.

IIHF World Championship 2022 Participating team will divided into two group – A and B.

Group A :

Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, Denmark, Kazakhstan, Italy & France

Group B :

Finland, United States, Latvia, Norway, Czech Republic, Sweden, Great Britain & Austria

Complete Schedule

The Fixtures or Schedule of IIHF World Championship 2020 was announced on 1st August 2019. Below the group wise schedule of IIHF World Championship 2020.

May 13

France Vs Slovakia
Germany Vs Canada

May 14

Denmark Vs Kazakhstan
Switzerland Vs Italy
Slovakia Vs Germany

May 15

Italy Vs Canada
France Vs Kazakhstan
Denmark Vs Switzerland

May 16

Slovakia Vs Canada
France Vs Germany

May 17

Italy Vs Denmark
Switzerland Vs Kazakhstan

May 18

France Vs Italy
Switzerland Vs Slovakia

May 19

Germany Vs Denmark
Canada Vs Kazakhstan

May 20

Germany Vs Italy
Kazakhstan Vs Slovakia

May 21

Denmark Vs France
Canada Vs Switzerland
Italy Vs Slovakia

May 22

Kazakhstan Vs Germany
Switzerland Vs France

May 23

Kazakhstan Vs Italy
Canada Vs Denmark

May 24

Germany Vs Switzerland
Slovakia Vs Denmark
Canada Vs France

Sweden Vs Latvia
United States Vs Norway
Finland Vs Czechia

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Qualified Teams

Group A – Switzerland, Germany, Canada, Slovakia
Group B – Finland, Sweden, Czechia, United States

Quarter Finals

26 May 2022

Semi Finals

28 May 2022 – Tampere Deck Arena, Tampere

Bronze Medal Game

29 May 2022 – Tampere Deck Arena

Gold Medal

29 May 2022 – Tampere Deck Arena, Tampere

IIHF 2022 Ice Hockey TV Rights

Just like the other fantastic big sporting event, the 2022 IIHF World Championship will be available on the TV across the world. Besides the officials from Japan, there will be numerous international broadcasters involved in the party.

Most of the broadcasters have obtained the rights to further games in the future as well. For instance, in Europe, the IOC’s has been launching an exclusive deal with Discovery Communications. The 2022 IIHF World Championship Games rights are available in almost all the European countries, except France because of the existing rights deals. The other country which is not getting power in Russia. Here is a list of TV channels per country.

  • Armenia: APMTV
  • Asia: Dentsu
  • Australia: Seven Network
  • Austria: ORF
  • Belarus: Belteleradio
  • Belgium: VRT
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
  • Brazil: Grupo Globo
  • Bulgaria: BNT
  • Canada: CBC/Radio-Canada Sportsnet TSN TLN
  • Caribbean: International Media Content Ltd. SportsMax
  • China: CCTV
  • Croatia: HRT
  • Czech Republic: ČT
  • Denmark: DR
  • Estonia: Eesti Meedia
  • Europe: Discovery Communications Eurosport
  • Finland: Yle
  • France: France Télévisions Canal+
  • Georgia: GPB
  • Germany: ARD ZDF
  • Greece: ERT
  • Hungary: MTVA
  • Iceland: RÚV
  • Indian subcontinent: Sony Pictures Networks
  • Ireland: RTÉ
  • Japan: Japan Consortium
  • Kosovo: RTK
  • Latin America: América Móvil
  • Latvia: LTV
  • Lithuania: TV3
  • Luxembourg: RTL
  • Macedonia: MRT
  • MENA: beIN Sports
  • Montenegro: RTCG
  • Netherlands: NOS
  • New Zealand: Sky Television
  • North Korea: SBS
  • Norway: TVNorge
  • Oceania[iii]: Sky Television
  • Poland: TVP
  • Portugal: RTP
  • Romania: TVR
  • Singapore: Mediacorp
  • Slovakia: RTVS
  • Slovenia: RTV
  • South Africa: SABC SuperSport
  • South Korea: SBS
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: Kwesé Sports
  • Sweden: Kanal 5
  • Switzerland: SRG SSR
  • Ukraine UA: PBC
  • United Kingdom: BBC/Eurosport
  • United States: NBCUniversal

Stream the IIHF World Championship Games on the CBC (Canada)

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The CBC is one of the official broadcasters in Canada for the IIHF World Championship. Be sure to check with the CBC’s schedule to know when to tune in. Signing up is painless.

Live stream the IIHF World Championship on 7plus (Australia)

Price: Free

The Australian streaming service 7plus recently added the IIHF World Championship Channel to its channel lineup. On 7plus, you can catch various sports during the Ice hockey Winter Olympics. And it’s completely free.

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Watch Ice hockey IIHF 2022 streams on TVNZ (NZ)

Price: Free

Channels: TVNZ 1

TVNZ will be airing the 2022 IIHF World Championship ice hockey in New Zealand, providing 12 hours of free-to-air coverage each afternoon and evening during the event. For the start time of the broadcasts, check the TVNZ TV Guide.

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Watch IIHF World Championship streams on Sportsnet (Canada)

Price: 10 CAD and up

Sportsnet in Canada also holds broadcasting rights for the IIHF World Championship . Sportsnet offers two subscription plans: SN Now (20 CAD/month) and SN Now+ (7-Day Pass for 10 CAD, monthly subscription for 28 CAD/month, or Annual Pass for 20.83 CAD/month).

When is the opening ceremony?

The Ice hockey IIHF World Championship Games officially begin on 13-29 May 2022. You can watch the IIHF WC 2022 Opening Ceremony live anywhere.

Channels Broadcasting IIHF World Championship ice hockey Live Stream Online

Apart from the countries and their channels mentioned above, you may be wondering about other regions and their official broadcasters for the Ice hockey IIHF World Championship 2022.

The Winter Olympics is a great deal around the globe, and you are not alone to be excited for the games to begin. This should explain why there are so many broadcasters, as well. To verify whether your country is listed, take a look at these countries and their official broadcaster for the 2022 IIHF World Championship:

  • Brazil – GloboTV
  • Finland – Yle
  • India – Sony Liv
  • China – CCTV
  • Ireland – RTE
  • Korea – SBS
  • New Zealand – Sky NZ
  • MENA – beIN Sports
  • Germany – ARD

IIHF Men’s World Championship Medal Summary

Country  –  Gold – Silver – Bronze – Total

Canada – 26  – 15  –   9  –   50

Russia* – 27 – 10 –  10  –  47

Sweden -11 – 19 – 17 –  47

Republic  – 12 – 13  –  21 –  46

United States  -2 – 9 –  8 – 19

Finland – 3 – 8 – 3 – 14

Switzerland   – 0  –  3  –  8 – 11