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World Cup of Hockey to Air on Cable TV

For the first time in 20 years, there will be a World Cup of Hockey, taking place this year in Toronto, Canada just before the beginning of the NHL season. It’s also the first time since the early 2000s NHL players will be playing on ESPN and its related networks, as the Worldwide Leader in Sports will be airing the tournament in its entirety.

From ESPN, here is the complete TV schedule for the games (all times Eastern):

Preliminary Round (round-robin)

Saturday, Sept. 17

  • Team Europe vs. Team USA, 3:30 p.m., ESPN2
  • Team Canada vs. Team Czech Republic, 8 p.m., ESPNEWS

Sunday, Sept. 18

  • Team Russia vs. Team Sweden, 3 p.m., ESPN
  • Team Finland vs. Team North America, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Monday, Sept. 19

  • Team Czech Republic vs. Team Europe, 3 p.m., ESPN2
  • Team North America vs. Team Russia, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Tuesday, Sept. 20

  • Team Finland vs. Team Sweden, 3 p.m., ESPN
  • Team Canada vs. Team USA, 8 p.m., ESPN

Wednesday, Sept. 21

  • Team North America vs. Team Sweden, 3 p.m., ESPN
  • Team Canada vs. Team Europe, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Thursday, Sept. 22

  • Team Finland vs. Team Russia, 3 p.m., ESPN
  • Team Czech Republic vs. Team USA, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Semifinals (single elimination)

Saturday, Sept. 24

A1 vs. B2, 7 p.m., ESPN2

Sunday, Sept. 25

B1 vs. A2, 1 p.m., ESPN

Final (best-of-three)

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Final Game 1, 8 p.m., ESPN

Thursday, Sept. 29

Final Game 2, 8 p.m., ESPN2

Saturday, Oct. 1

Final Game 3, 7 p.m., ESPN2 (if necessary)

Enjoy, hockey fans!

 

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