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2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Schedule

Thursday, 04.26.2012 / 11:11 AM / 2012 IIHF World Championship

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2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Schedule
2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Schedule
Official 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship schedule provided by IIHF.com

GROUPS

The 16 teams are divided into two groups for the Preliminary Round:

HELSINKI: STOCKHOLM:
Finland Russia
Canada Sweden
USA Czech Republic
Switzerland Germany
Slovakia Norway
Belarus Latvia
France Denmark
Kazakhstan Italy

GAME SCHEDULE

Note: First time CET (Stockholm time), second EET (Helsinki time)

Preliminary Round

Date Game Time City Home Team Away Team
Fri, May 4 1 11:15/12:15 Helsinki USA vs. France
Fri, May 4 2 12:15/13:15 Stockholm German vs. Italy
Fri, May 4 3 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Canada vs. Slovakia
Fri, May 4 4 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Czech Rep. vs. Denmark
Fri, May 4 5 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Belarus vs. Finland
Fri, May 4 6 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Sweden vs. Norway
Sat, May 5 7 14:00/15:00 Helsinki Switzerland vs. Kazakhstan
Sat, May 5 8 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Latvia vs. Russia
Sat, May 5 9 18:00/19:00 Helsinki Canada vs. USA
Sat, May 5 10 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Sweden vs. Czech Rep.
Sun, May 6 11 11:15/12:15 Helsinki France vs. Kazakhstan
Sun, May 6 12 12:15/13:15 Stockholm Denmark vs. Italy
Sun, May 6 13 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Finland vs. Slovakia
Sun, May 6 14 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Russia vs. Norway
Sun, May 6 15 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Switzerland vs. Belarus
Sun, May 6 16 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Germany vs. Latvia
Mon, May 7 17 15:15/16:15 Helsinki France vs. Canada
Mon, May 7 18 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Czech Rep. vs. Norway
Mon, May 7 19 19:15/20:15 Helsinki USA vs. Slovakia
Mon, May 7 20 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Denmark vs. Sweden
Tue, May 8 21 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Belarus vs. Kazakhstan
Tue, May 8 22 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Latvia vs. Italy
Tue, May 8 23 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Finland vs. Switzerland
Tue, May 8 24 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Russia vs. Germany
Wed, May 9 25 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Slovakia vs. Kazakhstan
Wed, May 9 26 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Norway vs. Italy
Wed, May 9 27 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Canada vs. Switzerland
Wed, May 9 28 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Sweden vs. Germany
Thu, May 10 29 15:15/16:15 Helsinki USA vs. Belarus
Thu, May 10 30 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Denmark vs. Russia
Thu, May 10 31 19:15/20:15 Helsinki France vs. Finland
Thu, May 10 32 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Czech Rep. vs. Latvia
Fri, May 11 33 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Kazakhstan vs. USA
Fri, May 11 34 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Italy vs. Czech Rep.
Fri, May 11 35 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Finland vs. Canada
Fri, May 11 36 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Russia vs. Sweden
Sat, May 12 37 11:15/12:15 Helsinki Slovakia vs. Belarus
Sat, May 12 38 12:15/13:15 Stockholm Norway vs. Latvia
Sat, May 12 39 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Switzerland vs. France
Sat, May 12 40 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Germany vs. Denmark
Sat, May 12 41 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Kazakhstan vs. Canada
Sat, May 12 42 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Italy vs. Sweden
Sun, May 13 43 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Finland vs. USA
Sun, May 13 44 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Russia vs. Czech Rep.
Sun, May 13 45 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Sitzerland vs. Slovakia
Sun, May 13 46 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Germany vs. Norway
Mon, May 14 47 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Belarus vs. France
Mon, May 14 48 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Latvia vs. Denmark
Mon, May 14 49 19:15/20:15 Helsinki Kazakhstan vs. Finland
Mon, May 14 50 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Italy vs. Russia
Tue, May 15 51 11:15/12:15 Helsinki Canada vs. Belarus
Tue, May 15 52 12:15/13:15 Stockholm Norway vs. Denmark
Tue, May 15 53 15:15/16:15 Helsinki Slovakia vs. France
Tue, May 15 54 16:15/17:15 Stockholm Czech Rep. vs. Germany
Tue, May 15 55 19:15/20:15 Helsinki USA vs. Switzerland
Tue, May 15 56 20:15/21:15 Stockholm Sweden vs. Latvia

QUARTER-FINALS

Date Game Time City
Thu, May 17 57 12:00/13:00 Helsinki
Thu, May 17 58 14:45/15:45 Stockholm
Thu, May 17 59 17:30/18:30 Helsinki
Thu, May 17 60 20:15/21:15 Stockholm
Quarter-finals: Helsinki: (1H-4H) & (2H-3H); Stockholm: (1S-4S) & (2S-3S).
If qualified for the quarter-finals, Finland will play the evening game (59) in Helsinki.
If qualified for the quarter-finals, Sweden will play the evening game (60) in Stockholm.


SEMI-FINALS

Date Game Time City
SAT, May 19 61 13:30/14:30 Helsinki
SAT, May 19 62 17:30/18:30 Helsinki
Semi-Finals: Helsinki: W(1H-4H) - W(2S-3S) & W(1S-4S) - W(2H-3H).
If qualified for the semi-finals, Finland will play the early game.
If Finland is not qualified for the semi-finals but Sweden is, then Sweden will play the early game.
Should Finland and Sweden play each other in the semi-finals, then the teams would play the early game.


BRONZE MEDAL GAME

Date Game Time City
SUN, May 20 63 15:00/16:00 Helsinki

FINAL

Date Game Time City
SUN, May 20 64 19:30/20:30 Helsinki

Game schedule subject to change.
Quote of the Day

There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.

— San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels on his team's approach entering training camp