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NBCSN is Television Home For 2015 IIHF Men's World Championship

04/27/2015, 10:00am EDT

U.S. Faces Finland in Opening Game Friday in Ostrava

NBC Sports Group -- via NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra -- will provide exclusive live broadcast coverage of all Team USA games during the 2015 IIHF Men's World Hockey Championship.

The tournament, which runs from May 1-17 in Ostrava and Prague, Czech Republic, features a collection of the best players in the world from 16 nations.

Team USA opens play Friday (May 1) against Finland, with live coverage on NBCSN at 10 a.m. ET, in what will be the first of seven preliminary round games for the U.S. Five of Team USA's seven preliminary round games will air live on NBCSN with the other two slated to be broadcast on a same-day delayed basis. In addition, NBCSN will likely air all other Team USA games, including possible action in the quarterfinals, semifinals and the gold or bronze-medal game.

All Team USA games will be streamed live through NBC Sports Live Extra, the live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store.

Team USA will play Austria in an exhibition game tomorrow (April 28) in Vienna, Austria, with opening faceoff set for 2:30 p.m. ET. A live stream of the contest will be available at

For exclusive, behind-the-scenes coverage of Team USA throughout the 2015 IIHF Men's World Championship, visit On social media, follow live game action on Twitter through @USAHockeyScores and join the conversation @USAHockey by using the hashtag #2015MWC during the Championship.

Team USA Television/Streaming Schedule • 2015 IIHF Men's World Championship
May 1-17 • Ostrava & Prague, Czech Republic

Live Stream=NBC Sports Live Extra (outside of April 28 game)

Date Opponent Game Time (Local/ET) Broadcast Information (ET)
Tues., April 28 Exh. Game vs. Austria (Vienna) 8:30 p.m./2:30 p.m. Live Stream
Fri., May 1 USA vs. Finland 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. Live TV/Live Stream, 10:00 a.m.
Sat., May 2 Norway vs. USA 8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m. Delay on TV, 11:00 p.m. ; Live Stream, 2:00 p.m.
Mon., May 4 Russia vs. USA 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. Live TV/Stream 10:00 a.m.
Thurs., May 7 USA vs. Belarus 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. Live TV/Stream 10:00 a.m.
Fri., May 8 USA vs. Denmark 8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m. Live TV/Stream, 2:00 p.m.
Sun., May 10 Slovenia vs. USA 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. Delay on TV, 3:00 p.m. ; Live Stream, 10:00 a.m.
Tues., May 12 USA vs. Slovakia 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. Live TV/Stream, 10:00 a.m.
Thurs., May 14 Quarterfinals Ostrava: 3:15 p.m./9:15 a.m. & 7:15 p.m./1:15 p.m. Live Stream; TV TBD
Prague: 4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m. & 8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m. Live Stream; TV TBD
Sat., May 16 Semifinals 3:15 p.m./9:15 a.m. & 7:15 p.m./1:15 p.m. Live Stream; TV TBD
Sun., May 17 Bronze-Medal Game 3:15 p.m./9:15 a.m. Live Stream, 9:00 a.m. TV TBD
Gold-Medal Game 8:45 p.m./2:45 p.m. Live TV/Stream, 2:30 p.m.

All U.S. games in preliminary round played at CEZ Arena in Ostrava

Quarterfinal games will be played at CEZ Arena in Ostrava and O2 Arena in Prague

Semifinals and medal games will be played at O2 Arena in Prague

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