Islanders 2017 IIHF World Championship: Game Time, Dates, Channels
The IIHF World Championships are almost upon us, this year five New York Islanders players have made it various rosters. Want to keep up with them, here’s a guide.
If you’ve been keeping tabs on who’s going to the tournament you’ll already know that five New York Islanders players were named to their respective team’s rosters.
For Team USA both Anders Lee and Brock Nelson will make an appearance. Both were on the team in 2015 where Nelson was the more prolific of the two, with ten points in 10 games on their way to a Bronze. Maybe we tell Brock that he’s always playing for Team USA? Just a thought.
For the Germans, Thomas Greiss and Dennis Seidenberg will be participating. It’s been nine years since Seidenberg played for the German team at the Wolrd Championship. A lot has changed for the German national team since then.
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They’ve jumped up three spots to sit in 10th in the 2016 IIHF World Rankings. The jump in the standings is thanks in large part to Thomas Greiss, who let the Germans finished to third in their eight-team group. And finish seventh in the tournament.
Calvin de Haan is the fifth and final Islanders player at the tournament. He’ll try to help team Canada and their 100% NHL outfit look to make it their third gold medal in a row.
Here are all the team’s games including the air date and time. Time is listed as Eastern Standard Time,
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In the US, the NHL Network will carry the IIHF World Championship. Look at their listing here. For those north of the border in Canada, TSN will broadcast games on their network. Check their listings for times and channel. You can also go the IIHF’s YouTube channel to catch all the media
You can also go the IIHF’s YouTube channel to catch all the video content they own. That will include games after they’ve aired live.