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2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Game Schedule Announced
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June 11, 2012
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OTTAWA, Ont. – Hockey Canada, along with the Ontario Women's Hockey Association and 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship host committee, announced Monday the final schedule for the tournament, which runs April 2-9, 2013 in Ottawa and Nepean, Ont.

Groups were set based on the previous IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship results; Group A, hosted at SBP Arena in Ottawa, home of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators, features Canada’s National Women’s Team, the defending gold medallist, along with Finland, Switzerland and the United States. Group B, hosted at the Nepean Sportsplex, will feature the Czech Republic, Germany, Russia and Sweden.

Canada’s National Women’s Team opens the tournament Tuesday, April 2 when it takes on the United States in a rematch of this year’s gold medal game, a thrilling 5-4 overtime win for the Canadians that gave them their 10th world title. Canada and the U.S. have met in every gold medal game at the world championship, with the Canadians holding a 10-4 advantage.

Canada’s preliminary round schedule at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship is as follows:

Tuesday, April 2 7:30 p.m. ET Canada vs. United States SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.
Wednesday, April 3 7:30 p.m. ET Canada vs. Switzerland SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.
Friday, April 5 7:30 p.m. ET Canada vs. Finland SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.

The medal round schedule for the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship is as follows:

Saturday, April 6 3:30 p.m. ET Quarter-final SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.
7:30 p.m. ET Quarter-final SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.
Monday, April 8 3:30 p.m. ET Semifinal SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.
7:30 p.m. ET Semifinal SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.
Tuesday, April 9 3:30 p.m. ET Bronze medal game SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.
7:30 p.m. ET Gold medal game SBP Arena - Ottawa, Ont.

The 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship will mark the sixth time Canada has hosted the tournament, joining 1990 in Ottawa, 1997 in Kitchener, Ont., 2000 in Mississauga, Ont., 2004 in Halifax, N.S., and 2007 in Winnipeg, Man.

Ticket packages for the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, including 12 games at SBP Arena in Ottawa, home of the Ottawa Senators, include all Team Canada games as well as all medal round games. A $50 deposit is all you need to secure your seats today and the balance is due Sept.. For ticket information or to purchase, visit www.HockeyCanada.ca/2013Ottawa. CLICK HERE for 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship ticket packages.

For more information on the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, please follow www.Twitter.com/HC_WWHC, become a fan at www.Facebook.com/WorldWomens and visit www.HockeyCanada.ca/2013Ottawa. For more information on Canada’s National Women’s Team, please visit www.HockeyCanada.ca/NWT


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