International Ice Hockey Federation

Set to shatter record

Set to shatter record

More than 40,000 tickets sold for outdoor game

Published 28.12.2017 15:40 GMT-5 | Author Organizing Committee
Set to shatter record
BUFFALO, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 27: New Era Field - 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo by Matt Zambonin/HHOF-IIHF Images)
The U.S. and Canada are set to shatter the IIHF World Junior Championship attendance record tomorrow with a crowd of more than 40,000 at New Era Field.

The preliminary round game is set to faceoff at 3:00 p.m. ET and will be carried live by various broadcasters in many of the participating countries including TSN and RDS in Canada and NHL Network in the United States.

The previous attendance record for an IIHF World Junior Championship game was 5th January 2009, in Ottawa, between Canada and Sweden, with 20,380 fans witnessing that gold medal game matchup.

Tickets remain for tomorrow’s contest, and are available here. Tickets also remain for all preliminary round and medal round games by clicking on the Tickets button in the menu.

NOTES: Parking gates at New Era Field open at 12:00 p.m. … As part of festivities for the game, The Billievers will be playing beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Labatt West End Zone Plaza.

 

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