The 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship will take place in Ostrava and Trinec, Czech Republic, from Dec. 26, 2019 through Jan. 5, 2020.
The 2020 U.S. National Junior Team will compete in Group B alongside Russia, Canada, Czech Republic and Germany. Group A will include Finland, Switzerland, Sweden, Slovakia and Kazakhstan. The group seeds are based on the final rankings of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
The 2020 World Junior Championship USA team having claimed four-straight medals in tournament play for the first time in U.S. history. In addition to its silver medal in 2019, the U.S. has earned one gold (2017) and two bronze (2016, 2018) in that span.
U.S. Tournament Schedule
|Thurs., Dec. 26||United States vs Canada||Ostravar Arena||7 p.m./1 p.m.|
|Fri., Dec. 27||USA vs Germany||Ostravar Arena||7 p.m./1 p.m.|
|Sun., Dec. 29||USA vs Russia||Ostravar Arena||7 p.m./1 p.m.|
|Mon., Dec. 30||United States vs Czech Republic||Ostravar Arena||7 p.m./1 p.m.|
|Thurs., Jan. 2||Quarterfinal Game 1||Werk Arena||12:30 p.m./6:30 a.m.|
|Quarterfinal Game 2||Ostravar Arena||3 p.m./9 a.m.|
|Quarterfinal Game 3||Werk Arena||5:30 p.m./11:30 a.m.|
|Quarterfinal Game 4||Ostravar Arena||8:00 p.m./2 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 4||Semifinal Game 1||Ostravar Arena||3 p.m./9 a.m.|
|Semifinal Game 2||Ostravar Arena||7 p.m./1 p.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 5||Bronze-Medal Game||Ostravar Arena||3 p.m./9 a.m.|
|Gold-Medal Game||Ostravar Arena||7 p.m./1 p.m.|