IIHF World Championships 2022

IIHF world championships 2022

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. 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.

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.

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

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)

Price: Free

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.

To watch the Olympics on 7plus:

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.

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

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

The IIHF U18 World Championships are well underway in Landshut, Germany. Both Canada and Czechia are in Group A of this U18 World Championship. The United States is leading the group with wins over Canada and Czechia. But both the Canadians and the Czechs have wins over Germany. This game will break the tie to see who will join the Americans at the top of Group A. 

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