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2016 World Cup: Frequently Asked Questions

by Staff / Columbus Blue Jackets

What Is The World Cup of Hockey?

The 2016 World Cup of Hockey will feature eight teams competing for a best-on-best international hockey championship: The eight teams participating in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey are Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Finland, Team Russia, Team Sweden, Team USA, Team Europe and Team North America. It is expected that more than 150 of the best players in the NHL will participate in this tournament.

What is The World Cup of Hockey Team USA Training Camp?
Team USA will conduct their training camp at Nationwide Arena from Monday, September 5 through Friday, September 9. There will be more information regarding an official training camp schedule at a later date.

What Is The 2016 World Cup of Hockey Pre-Tournament Game with Team USA and Team Canada?
Prior to the start of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey in Toronto, the Blue Jackets and Nationwide Arena will host one pre-tournament game in conjunction with USA Hockey. The game will feature Team USA and Team Canada on Friday, September 9, 2016.

When will tickets go on sale for the USA vs. Canada Pre-Tournament Game?
Public on sale for the USA vs. Canada game begins on Friday, April 8 at 10am.

Is there a way to receive information on any presale opportunities?
There will be a presale opportunity in early April for fans that subscribe to the Blue Jackets Flag Bearer newsletter.  Please click here to join our Flag Bearer list.

What are the ticket prices for the game?
Please click here for seating chart and pricing information.

Are there premium seating options for the game?
There are suites, loge boxes and terrace tables available for this event.  For more information, please contact the Group Sales Department at 614-246-PUCK (7825) or

Which CBJ Players Will Be Playing On The World Cup of Hockey Teams?
The preliminary rosters were announced March 2nd. For a roster list click here. The balance of each team's roster will be announced no later than June 1, 2016.

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