The U.S. has hosted the IIHF Women’s Planet Championship on 4 earlier occasions, the final time in 2017 in Plymouth, Michigan, at USA Hockey Arena exactly where Group USA took residence gold on residence soil for the initially time ever. Other host cities have integrated Burlington, Vermont (2012), Minneapolis (2001) and Lake Placid, New York (1994).

THEY Stated IT
“Hosting an occasion as prestigious as the IIHF Women’s Planet Championship is actually an honor, and marks a further milestone for the Utica University Nexus Center and Adirondack Bank Center as we continue to develop and construct on the sports repertoire in the City of Utica,” said Robert Esche, president of Mohawk Valley Garden, who played eight seasons in the NHL and was also a member of the 2006 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Group. “We are really fortunate to be capable to showcase the highest level of women’s hockey in the globe and appear forward to partnering with USA Hockey to build the finest encounter achievable.”

“We are confident that Utica will be an exceptional host,” said Luc Tardif, president of the International Ice Hockey Federation. “It is constantly a optimistic to have a person like Robert (Esche), who played on U.S. National Teams and also played in the NHL, involved as he brings a exclusive viewpoint that will contribute to what we know will be a terrific Women’s Worlds.”

“It’s amazing to have the Women’s Worlds back in our nation once more,” said Katie Million, director of women’s national group applications for USA Hockey, “I know fans will take pleasure in the talent they’ll see on the ice and hopefully we’ll be capable to celebrate a second straight gold medal on residence soil subsequent April.” 

“The enthusiasm and commitment we’ve received in Utica has been terrific,” said Tony Driscoll, assistant executive director of marketing and advertising, communications and events for USA Hockey. “There’s a lot of function in front of us to make certain this is the finest achievable encounter for the teams, fans and everybody involved, and we’re most thankful to have the partnerships in spot to make this the finest globe championship we’ve hosted.” 

The IIHF Women’s Planet Championship was initially staged in 1990 and has been played 22 occasions given that its inception, which includes 2023. The U.S. has earned nine gold medals in the occasion (2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2005) and 12 silver medals (2022, 2021, 2012, 2007, 2004, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1997, 1994, 1992, 1990) and is the only group to play in each gold-medal game carried out. 

By Editor

Leave a Reply