The United States welcomes nine other countries to its home ice for the 2011 IIHF World Under-20 Championship, more commonly known as the World Junior Championship. The Americans are the defending champions after beating Canada in overtime in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
On this page, you’ll find tournament information and links to USCHO’s coverage from the event.
What: The 2011 IIHF World Under-20 Championship
When: Dec. 26, 2010, through Jan. 5, 2011
Where: HSBC Arena, Buffalo, N.Y., and Dwyer Arena, Lewiston, N.Y.
TV: All United States games, all medal-round games and select other games on NHL Network U.S. (Full schedule, external link)
Tickets: Visit BuffaloWorldJuniors.com (external link)
Full schedule: Visit the IIHF site (external link)
All times Eastern
Dec. 19 (exhibition): Rensselaer 4, U.S. 3, shootout
Dec. 21 (exhibition): Czech Republic 3, U.S. 2, shootout
Dec. 23 (exhibition): U.S. 6, Norway 1
Dec. 26: U.S. 3, Finland 2, OT (recap)
Dec. 28: U.S. 6, Slovakia 1 (recap)
Dec. 30: U.S. 4, Germany 0 (recap)
Dec. 31: U.S. 2, Switzerland 1 (recap)
Jan. 3: Canada 4, U.S. 1 (recap)
Jan. 5: Bronze-medal game: U.S. 4, Sweden 2 (recap)
Preliminary U.S. junior team full of collegians (12/7/2010)
U.S. World Junior team has NCAA flavor (12/22/2010)
Commentary: The scouting report on the U.S. World Junior team (Extra, 12/25/2010)
Palmieri using college experience well for U.S. (Extra, 12/29/2010)
Commentary: Entering semifinals, consider U.S. the World Junior favorite (Extra, 1/2/2011)