USA Hockey has announced the schedule for the 2012 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vermont. The Tournament will be held April 7 through 14 at Gutterson Fieldhouse and Cairns Arena. This is the place to see the top women in ice hockey.
Team USA will take on Team Canada on opening day at 7 p.m. at Gutterson Arena. The next day the USA faces Russia at 7 p.m. followed by Finland at 7 p.m. on April 10.
This is the third time the Championship has been held in the USA. Lake Placid hosted the event in 1994 and Minneapolis was host in 2001.
Coaching Team USA is Katey Stone, head women’s ice hockey coach at Harvard University.
Tickets go on sale for the event on August 1.Ticket information can be found at Burlington2012.com or by calling (802) 656-4410.
Watch WNY Hockey Report for more information on the tournament and the announcement of the roster when it become available.