CALGARY, Alta. –
Hockey Canada has announced the format and schedule for the 2022 Para
Hockey Cup, which will be hosted in Bridgewater, N.S., from Nov. 27-Dec. 3.
It will be the first time the tournament has been held since 2019, due to
the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada’s National Para Hockey Team will be joined by Czechia, Italy and the
United States at the tournament, which is being played for the 14th time.
Each team will play three preliminary-round games, with Canada and the U.S.
facing off in a rematch of the Paralympic gold medal game to close out the
prelims on Nov. 30.
The semifinals will be played Dec. 1, with the bronze medal and gold medal
games set for Dec 3.
“On behalf of our host organizing committee and community, we are
incredibly excited to have the Para Hockey Cup returning to Bridgewater,”
said Kent Walsh, general manager of the Lunenberg Country Lifestyle Centre,
which will host all 10 games. “It was an electrifying event in 2016, and
these incredible athletes left a lasting impression on us. We cheered for
Team Canada at the Paralympics last year and are thrilled to get the chance
to see the next chapter play out at our facility.”
Tickets are on sale now, starting at $57.50 for all 10 games.
to purchase your package.
TSN and RDS, the official broadcasters of Hockey Canada, will provide
coverage of the 2022 Para Hockey Cup gold medal game. Broadcast details for
all other games will be announced prior to the tournament.
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