LORDCO ROAD TO THE WORLD JUNIORS PRE-TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Nine B.C. communities to host 12 games from Dec. 18-23 in advance of 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship

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Excitement continues to build with the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship just over a month away; today, Hockey Canada and presenting partner Lordco Auto Parts announced the pre-tournament schedule for the Lordco Road to the World Juniors.

 

Nine communities across British Columbia will play host to all 10 competing teams during 12 pre-tournament games from Dec. 18-23, before the puck officially drops Boxing Day on the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria.

 

“As a business with deep roots across B.C., Lordco is proud to support an event that brings players and fans together through the pride and dedication in our national winter sport,” said Sarah Durant, vice-president of marketing with Lordco. “This partnership reflects our connection with Canada’s love of hockey as well as our commitment to supporting communities throughout the province. We are very excited to be working with Hockey Canada to deliver the Lordco Road to the World Juniors.”

 

LORDCO ROAD TO THE WORLD JUNIORS SCHEDULE

 

Dec. 18, 2018 | Russia vs. Sweden | Prospera Place | Kelowna

 

Dec. 19, 2018 | Kazakhstan vs. Alberni Valley (BCHL) | Weyerhauser Arena | Port Alberni

Dec. 19, 2018 | Czech Republic vs. Slovakia | Frank Crane Arena | Nanaimo

Dec. 19, 2018 | Denmark vs. Finland | Langley Events Centre | Langley

Dec. 19, 2018 | Canada vs. Switzerland | Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre | Victoria

 

Dec. 20, 2018 | Russia vs. United States | Sandman Centre | Kamloops

 

Dec. 21, 2018 | Kazakhstan vs. Switzerland | Weyerhauser Arena | Port Alberni

Dec. 21, 2018 | Canada vs. Slovakia | Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre | Victoria

 

Dec. 22, 2018 | Denmark vs. Sweden | Prospera Centre | Chilliwack

Dec. 22, 2018 | United States vs. Czech Republic | Langley Events Centre | Langley

 

Dec. 23, 2018 | Switzerland vs. Russia | Bill Copeland Arena | Burnaby

Dec. 23, 2018 | Canada vs. Finland | Rogers Arena | Vancouver

“This series of exhibition games will give thousands of British Columbians the opportunity to see top notch international junior hockey in their home communities,” said Lisa Beare, minister of tourism, arts and culture. “The Province of British Columbia is committed to hosting events like these to help inspire more people to get physically active and to boost local businesses.”

 

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