The 2016 World Cup of Hockey is an international hockey tournament that brings eight teams together to compete for the international hockey championship. The teams participating in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey are: Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Finland, Team Russia, Team Sweden, Team USA, Team Europe, and Team North America. The tournament will take place over two weeks, from September 17-October 1 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. The World Cup of Hockey is brought together by the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL), in cooperation with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF). While the World Cup of Hockey takes place in Canada, World Cup of Hockey tickets are sold to fans across multiple continents.
2016 will be the third World Cup of Hockey tournament ever. The World Cup of Hockey was inaugurated in 1996 and was won by the United States. The second World Cup of Hockey was in 2004 and was won by Canada. This year’s World Cup will be different from the previous years as it will have two all-star teams, Team Europe, and Team North America, which consists of players under the age of 23.
How to Buy World Cup of Hockey Tickets
1. Scan through the 2016 World Cup of Hockey Schedule and select the game that you would like to attend, or use the opponent or date filters beside the World Cup of Hockey ticket listings to find the perfect matchup.
2. Click “Select” to reveal all available World Cup of Hockey tickets, the Air Canada Centre interactive seating chart, ticket quantity, and ticket price filters. Use the ticket price filter, and ticket quantity filter to quickly refine your search to the available World Cup of Hockey tickets that are in your price range. You can also utilize the “eTickets Only” filter to find all World Cup of Hockey tickets that will be delivered electronically. The Air Canada Centre interactive map can be employed to reveal all tickets available for a preferred section. Select the perfect tickets and click “Go” to proceed to checkout.
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2016 World Cup of Hockey Preview
The World Cup of Hockey tournament format consist of eight teams divided into two groups of four. Each team will compete in three tournament games within their assigned group in a round-robin format. The top two teams from each group will move on to a single-game semifinal. In the semifinal, the first-place team from each group will face the second-place team from the other group. Winners of the semifinal games will advance to the final series, where the team who wins the most games out of three takes home the championship.
- 1. Team Canada
- 2. Team Czech Republic
- 3. Team Europe
- 4. Team USA
- 1. Team Finland
- 2. Team North America
- 3. Team Russia
- 4. Team Sweden
World Cup of Hockey Event Guide
What is the schedule for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey?
The World Cup of Hockey takes place from September 17-October 1. The semifinals are set to happen September 23-25, and the finals are set for September 27-October 1.
Where does the 2016 World Cup of Hockey take place?
The World Cup of Hockey takes place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON. The Air Canada Centre is the home of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club, the Toronto Raptors basketball team, and the Toronto Rock lacrosse team.
Does my child need a ticket to the World Cup of Hockey?
The Air Canada Centre generally allows children under 24 months to enter without a ticket, as long as the child sits on the lap of the accompanying adult. Children over 24 months must have a ticket. This policy is subject to change based on the event.
How can I buy cheap World Cup of Hockey tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of World Cup of Hockey tickets, which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. World Cup of Hockey ticket prices fluctuate based on the demand for specific teams. Bigger matchups and top ranked teams, such as Canada, United States, or the all-star teams Team Europe and Team North America, can drive up demand and ticket prices. The opposite can happen if the World Cup of Hockey matchups are less intriguing. The teams with the largest fan bases, such as Canada, can drive up World Cup of Hockey tickets.