World Cup of Hockey tournament, television schedule

Courtesy of ESPN and, the World Cup of Hockey’s tournament schedule is below and easily accessible. A reminder: ESPN3 (available at is available to those with cable television subscriptions. All times are PT, not local.

Pre-Tournament (exhibition):
September 8, 9:00 a.m.: Sweden vs. Finland, Helsinki, Finland, ESPN3
September 8, 9:30 a.m.: Czech Republic vs. Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia, ESPN3
September 8, 5:00 p.m.: North America vs. Europe, Quebec City, Quebec, ESPN2
September 9, 4 p.m.: Canada vs. USA, Columbus, OH, ESPNU
September 10, 7:30 a.m.: Russia vs. Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic, ESPN3
September 10, 9:00 a.m.: Finland vs. Sweden, Gothenburg, Sweden, ESPN3
September 10, 4:00 p.m.: USA vs. Canada, Ottawa, Canada, ESPN3
September 11, 3:00 p.m.: Europe vs. North America, Montreal, Canada, ESPN3
September 13, 4:00 p.m.: Finland vs. USA, Washington, DC, ESPN
September 14, 12:30 p.m.: Czech Republic vs. North America, Pittsburgh, PA, ESPN3
September 14, 4:00 p.m.: Sweden vs. Europe, Washington, DC, ESPN3
September 14, 4:30 p.m.: Russia vs. Canada, Pittsburgh, PA, ESPN2

Group Play (all games at Air Canada Centre, Toronto):
September 17, 12:30 p.m.: USA vs. Europe, ESPN2
September 17, 5:00 p.m.: Czech Republic vs. Canada, ESPNEWS
September 18, 12:00 p.m.: Sweden vs. Russia, ESPN
September 18, 5:00 p.m.: North America vs. Finland, ESPN2
September 19, 12:00 p.m.: Europe vs. Czech Republic, ESPN2
September 19, 5:00 p.m.: Russia vs. North America, ESPN2
September 20, 12:00 p.m.: Finland vs. Sweden, ESPN
September 20, 5:00 p.m.: Canada vs. USA, ESPN
September 21, 12:00 p.m.: North America vs. Sweden, ESPN
September 21, 5:00 p.m.: Europe vs Canada, ESPN2
September 22, 12:00 p.m.: Finland vs. Russia, ESPN
September 22, 5:00 p.m.: USA vs. Czech Republic, ESPN2

September 24, 4:00 p.m. Semifinal one, ESPN2
September 25, 10:00 a.m. Semifinal two, ESPN

September 27, 5:00 p.m., Game one, ESPN
September 29, 5:00 p.m., Game two, ESPN2
October 1, 4:00 p.m., Game three (if necessary), ESPN2

Again, all times are PT. Group A is comprised of Canada, the Czech Republic, Europe and the United States, while Group B is comprised of Finland, North America, Russia and Sweden.

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