The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship was held when restrictions due to the covid-19 pandemic were still effective. Hockey fans, however, got to enjoy the event through social media channels and TV. It is expected that the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will be held under different situations than the 2021 event. If you are a hockey fan who’d love to make it to the event, then read on to find out all about the tournaments.
Venue for the Tournaments
The 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship marks the 15th World Juniors to be hosted in Canada. The event will be held at Rogers Place. The recently constructed multi-use indoor arena in Edmonton, Canada, is home to NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, WHL’s Red Deer Rebels, and Edmonton Oil Kings (WHL).
How to Acquire Tickets for the 2022 Event
The tournament will take place from 26th December 2021 to 5th January 2022. The expectation is that the situation regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will have gotten better by these dates. If these expectations were to come true, fans wishing to get information on future ticket opportunities for the 2022 World Juniors event could sign up for the Fan List. Also, fans who had previously purchased tickets for the 2021 event and did not request for refund will be able to use the tickets for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship at no extra cost.
Tentative Groups of the 2022 IIHF World Juniors Championship
With the gold medal game of the 2021 World Juniors played, the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship provisional groups have been listed. The groups that are to play in Edmonton are Canada, Finland, the Czech Republic, and Austria. Those that are to play in Red Deer include the USA, Slovakia, Switzerland, Russia, and Sweden.
With the 2021 IIHF World Juniors Championship being a huge success, there is no doubt that 2022 will step it up a notch. Brace yourself up then for another memorable tournament.