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Practice schedule announced for World Cup teams

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders



The New York Islanders are going to be well represented at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. John Tavares (Canada), Nikolay Kulemin (Russia), Thomas Greiss and Jaroslav Halak (Europe) will all play in the tournament, while head coach Jack Capuano is an assistant coach for Team USA. 

But before they take the ice in the best-on-best tournament, they'll need to practice with their new teams. Below is the practice schedule for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. 

Please note that all schedules are local time and subject to change. All practices are closed to the public.

TEAM CANADA 

Ottawa, Ontario

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice,Canadian Tire Centre, Noon

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, Canadian Tire Centre, 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, Canadian Tire Centre, 11 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 8, Practice, Canadian Tire Centre, TBD

Columbus, Ohio

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Friday, Sept. 9, Game-Day Skate, Nationwide Arena, 11:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team USA, Nationwide Arena, 7 p.m.

Ottawa, Ontario

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Saturday, Sept. 10, Game vs. Team USA, Canadian Tire Centre, 7 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 11, No Practice

Monday, Sept. 12, Practice, Canadian Tire Centre, 11 a.m.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Practice, CONSOL Energy Center,, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, Game-Day Skate, CONSOL Energy Center, 11 a.m.

Game vs. Team Russia, CONSOL Energy Center, 7:30 p.m.

TEAM CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague, Czech Republic

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice, O2 Arena, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, O2 Arena, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, O2 Arena, 9:30 a.m.

St. Petersburg, Russia

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Thursday, Sept. 8, Game-Day Skate, Yubileyny Sports Palace, 9:45 a.m.

Game vs. Team Russia, Yubileyny Sports Palace, 7:30 p.m.

Prague, Czech Republic

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Friday, Sept. 9, Practice, O2 Arena, 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 10, Game-Day Skate, O2 Arena, 9:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team Russia, O2 Arena, 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 11, Practice, O2 Arena, 10 a.m.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 12, No Practice

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Practice, CONSOL Energy Center, 9:45 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, Game-Day Skate, CONSOL Energy Center, 8 a.m.

Game vs. North America, CONSOL Energy Center, 3:30 p.m.

TEAM EUROPE

Quebec City, Quebec

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice, Videotron Centre, 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, Videotron Centre, 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, Videotron Centre, 11 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 8, Game-Day Skate, Videotron Centre, TBD

Game vs. North America, Videotron Centre, 8 p.m.

Montreal, Quebec

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Friday, Sept. 9, Practice, Bell Centre, 2 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 10, Practice, Bell Centre, 11 a.m.

Sunday, Sept. 11, Game-Day Skate, Bell Centre, 10:30 a.m.

Game vs. North America, Bell Centre, 6 p.m.

Washington, D.C.

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 12, No Practice

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, 10:45 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, Game-Day Skate, Verizon Center, 10:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team Sweden, Verizon Center, 7 p.m.

TEAM FINLAND

Helsinki, Finland

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice, Hartwall Arena, 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, Hartwall Arena, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, Hartwall Arena, 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 8, Game-Day Skate, Hartwall Arena, 11:00 a.m.

Game vs. Team Sweden, Hartwall Arena, 7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 9, Practice, Hartwall Arena, 12:30 p.m.

Gothenburg, Sweden

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Saturday, Sept. 10, Game-Day Skate, Scandinavium, 11 a.m.

Game vs. Team Sweden, Scandinavium, 6 p.m.

Washington, D.C.

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Sunday, Sept. 11, No practice

Monday. Sept. 12, Practice, Verizon Center, 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Game-Day Skate, Verizon Center, 11:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team USA, Verizon Center, 7 p.m.

TEAM NORTH AMERICA

Montreal, Quebec

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice, Bell Centre, 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, Bell Centre, 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, Bell Centre, 11 a.m.

Quebec City, Quebec

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Thursday, Sept. 8, Game-Day Skate, Videotron Centre, TBD

Game vs. Team Europe, Videotron Centre, 8 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 9, Practice, Videotron Centre, Noon

Saturday, Sept. 10, Practice, Videotron Centre, 11 a.m.

Montreal, Quebec

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Sunday, Sept. 11, Game-Day Skate, Bell Centre, 9:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team Europe, Bell Centre, 6 p.m.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday. Sept. 12, No Practice

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Practice, UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, 11:15 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, Game-Day Skate, CONSOL Energy Center, 9 a.m.

Game vs. Czech Republic, CONSOL Energy Center, 3:30 p.m.

TEAM RUSSIA

St. Petersburg, Russia

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice, Yubileyny Sports Palace, 10:15 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, Yubileyny Sports Palace, 10:15 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, Yubileyny Sports Palace, 10:15 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 8, Game-Day Skate, Yubileyny Sports Palace, 11 a.m.

Game vs. Czech Republic, Yubileyny Sports Palace, 7:30 p.m.

Prague, Czech Republic

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Friday, Sept. 9, Practice, O2 Arena, 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 10, Game-Day Skate, O2 Arena, 8:15 a.m.

Game vs. Czech Republic, O2 Arena, 4:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Sunday, Sept. 11, Practice, UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, 8 p.m.

Monday. Sept. 12, Practice, UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Practice, UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, Game-Day Skate, CONSOL Energy Center, 10 a.m.

Game vs. Team Canada, CONSOL Energy Center, 7:30 p.m.

TEAM SWEDEN

Gothenburg, Sweden

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice, Scandinavium, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, Scandinavium, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, Scandinavium, 10 a.m.

Helsinki, Finland

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Thursday, Sept. 8, Game-Day Skate, Hartwall Arena, 10 a.m.

Game vs. Finland, Hartwall Arena, 7 p.m.

Gothenburg, Sweden

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Friday, Sept. 9, Practice, Scandinavium, 11 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 10, Game-Day Skate, Scandinavium, 10 a.m.

Game vs. Finland, Scandinavium, 6 p.m.

Washington, D.C.

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Sunday, Sept. 11, Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, 6:20 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 12, No Practice

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 14, Game-Day Skate, Verizon Center, 11:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team Europe, Verizon Center, 7 p.m.

TEAM USA

Columbus, Ohio

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Monday, Sept. 5, Practice, Nationwide Arena, 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 6, Practice, Nationwide Arena, 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Practice, Nationwide Arena, 11 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 8, Practice, Nationwide Arena, 11 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 9, Game-Day Skate, Nationwide Arena, 10:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team Canada, Nationwide Arena, 7 p.m.

Ottawa, Ontario

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Saturday, Sept. 10, Game vs. Team Canada, Canadian Tire Centre, 7 p.m.

Washington, D.C.

DATE, EVENT, LOCATION, TIME

Sunday, Sept. 11, No Practice

Monday, Sept. 12, Practice, Verizon Center, 9 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, Game-Day Skate, Verizon Center, 10:30 a.m.

Game vs. Team Finland, Verizon Center, 7 p.m.

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