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Lordco Road to the World Juniors pre-tournament schedule announced

11 games to be played in Edmonton and Red Deer; single-game tickets for World Juniors, Rivalry Series on sale now

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December 9, 2021
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EDMONTON & RED DEER, Alta. – The countdown is on until the puck officially drops on Boxing Day at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, and Hockey Canada and Lordco Auto Parts have unveiled the pre-tournament schedule for the Lordco Road to the World Juniors.

Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta., will play host to 11 pre-tournament games from Dec. 19-23, featuring all 10 competing teams, before the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship gets underway on Dec. 26.

“Hockey Canada and the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship are fortunate to once again have Lordco Auto Parts on board as the presenting sponsor of the Road to the World Juniors, and to help us deliver 11 pre-tournament games in Edmonton and Red Deer,” said Riley Wiwchar, executive director of the 2022 World Juniors. “The Lordco Road to the World Juniors allows all 10 teams to prepare for competition while providing fans the opportunity to watch the top players in the world ahead of the tournament. An event like this is not possible without the support of our partners, and we look forward to the continued support of Lordco Auto Parts throughout the tournament.”

 

LORDCO ROAD TO THE WORLD JUNIORS SCHEDULE

Dec. 19 | Switzerland vs. Canada | Peavey Mart Centrium | Red Deer

Dec. 19 | Germany vs. Russia | Downtown Community Arena | Edmonton

 

Dec. 20 | Slovakia vs. Finland | Peavey Mart Centrium | Red Deer

Dec. 20 | Sweden vs. Canada | Peavey Mart Centrium | Red Deer

Dec. 20 | United States vs. Czech Republic | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre | Red Deer

 

Dec. 21 | Germany vs. Switzerland | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre | Red Deer

Dec. 21 | Austria vs. Slovakia | Peavey Mart Centrium | Red Deer

 

Dec. 22 | Russia vs. Canada | Rogers Place | Edmonton

Dec. 22 | Finland vs. United States | Rogers Place | Edmonton

 

Dec. 23 | Czech Republic vs. Switzerland | Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre | Red Deer

Dec. 23 | Austria vs. Sweden | Peavey Mart Centrium | Red Deer

 

Single-game tickets for the Lordco Road to the World Juniors pre-tournament games can be purchased online at HockeyCanada.ca/Tickets starting Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. MT/12 p.m. ET for as low as $25 per ticket.

Hockey Canada announces single-game tickets for World Juniors, Rivalry Series

In addition to the Lordco Road to the World Juniors pre-tournament schedule, Hockey Canada has also announced that single-game tickets will be available for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship and the Rivalry Series in Edmonton and Red Deer, Jan. 3-6, 2022.

A limited number of single-game tickets for the 2022 World Juniors are available for purchase starting Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. MT/12 p.m. ET for as low as $20 for games in Red Deer, while games in Edmonton start as low as $35 per ticket.

Hockey Canada is also offering the first-ever virtual experience of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, where fans can be involved in the holiday hockey tradition from the comfort of their own homes from Dec. 26-Jan. 5. The virtual experience connects fans to all the World Juniors festivities, including tournament action, live concerts, feature stories and videos, as well as a live chat function. A limited number of virtual experience tickets are available for $19.99 (plus fees).

Fans can secure their single-game tickets for both venues or their virtual experience tickets at HockeyCanada.ca/Tickets.

In addition to the World Juniors, Edmonton and Red Deer will welcome the final two games of the Rivalry Series featuring Canada’s National Women’s Team and the United States. Single-game tickets for the Jan. 3 game in Edmonton start as low as $20, while tickets for Jan. 6 game in Red Deer start as low as $25.50, and can be purchased online at HockeyCanada.ca/Tickets starting Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. MT/12 p.m. ET.

“While we are thrilled to welcome fans back to the World Juniors, we understand that not everyone will be able to attend the holiday hockey tradition in-person, and we are excited to offer alternate ways for fans to engage through a virtual experience,” said Dean McIntosh, vice-president of events and properties with Hockey Canada. “In addition, fans in Edmonton and Red Deer have the unique opportunity to watch Canada’s National Women’s Team prepare for the 2022 Olympics at the same time as the World Juniors, and we know both communities are excited to welcome the top players from Canada and the United States.”

For more information from the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, please visit the official tournament website at 2022.worldjuniors.hockey.

For more information on Hockey Canada and the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, please visit HockeyCanada.ca, or follow along via social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and by using #WorldJuniors.

For more information:

Dominick Saillant
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
514-895-9706
[email protected]

 

Esther Madziya
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
[email protected]

 

Spencer Sharkey
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
Office: 403-777-4567
Mobile: 905-906-5327
[email protected]

 

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