EVENT: 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships

The 2013 Ice Hockey World Championships will take place between the cities of Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden. The Hartwall Areena will be the Venue in Helsinki whilst the Globe Arena will be the primary venue in Stockholm. It is also proposed that new Stockholm Arena stadium will also an ‘outdoor’ game between Sweden and Switzerland. Follow the results here

VENUE

Hartwall Areena, Helsinki, Finland

Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm Arena Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden

DATE

3rd – 19th May

TICKETS

will be sold via Ticnet for games in Stockholm and via Lippu for games at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki.

The new National Stadium in Stockholm will host a game

GAMES

The top tier of the IIHF World Championships features two leagues split between the two host cities deciding the quarter finals. A knockout format is then used. The teams will be Canada, USA, Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, France, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Latvia and Switzerland. The medal games will take place in Stockholm.

OTHER INFORMATION

Streams will be available online

Neil Tucker

Neil has written on ice hockey for many websites concentrating on British ice hockey mostly. Neil also covers ice hockey in other countries and organises his Blueliner Hockey Tour. A graduate of the Manchester Metropolitan University Neil turned his hand to hockey writing in 2009. As well as contributing on Blueliner Hockey Neil has contributed to Get Real Hockey and Slapshot Magasine.

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