The NBC Sports Network will televise 13 games of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Men’s World Championship, May 4-20, in Helsinki, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden, including all Team USA games, a Semifinal matchup and the Gold Medal game.
All Team USA games will air live on NBC Sports Network, with the exception of its preliminary-round game on May 5, which will be aired later that night on delay.
NBC Sports Network will also produce pre-game, intermission and post-game updates from the network’s NHL studios in Stamford, Conn., providing viewers with expert analysis of the games before during and after the action.
NBC Sports Network’s 2012 IIHF World Men’s Championships schedule, (Please note all times are subject to change):
Date Opponent Location Time
Fri., May 4 France Helsinki 5 a.m. ET
Sat., May 5 Canada Helsinki 10:30 p.m. ET (TAPE DELAY)
Mon., May 7 Slovakia Helsinki 1 p.m. ET
Thurs., May 10 Belarus Helsinki 9 a.m. ET
Fri., May 11 Kazakhstan Helsinki 9 a.m. ET
Sun., May 13 Finland Helsinki 9 a.m. ET
Tues., May 15 Switzerland Helsinki 1 p.m. ET
Thurs., May 17 Quarterfinals Helsinki 6 a.m. ET
Quarterfinals Stockholm 8:30 a.m. ET
Quarterfinals Helsinki 11 a.m. ET
Quarterfinals Stockholm 2 p.m. ET
Sat., May 19 Semifinals Helsinki TBD
Sun., May 20 Gold Medal game Helsinki 9 p.m. ET