“We are excited about the group that will represent Canada next month,” said Gina Kingsbury, Director of National Teams, Hockey Canada. “Our staff has done an excellent job evaluating the talent through several different events, including summer camp, the three (3) game series against the United States and the National Women’s U18 Championship. We are looking forward to getting underway in Slovakia, and we are confident this group has what it takes to defend our gold medal.”
Canada will open the 2020 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship against Russia on December 26, 2019 at 3:30am PT.
for the full tournament schedule.
Canada’s National Women’s U18 Team has won a medal at every IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship – five (5) gold (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2019), six (6) silver (2008, 2009, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017) and one (1) bronze (2018).