Ice Hockey World Championship
The new format of overtimes

New overtime rules will be used at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship according to the Russian Ice Hockey Federation president, Vladislav Tretyak. Overtime formats will be "3 on 3." This was decided in March.

IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships Opening Ceremony

The traditional opening ceremony of the 80th IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship will take place in Moscow on May 6th. Tickets to the opening ceremony and the first match are available on our website. The opening ceremony will be directed by Ilya Averbukh. Mr. Averbukh has a lot of experiencing directing such big events - he was the main director of the 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony in...

Ticket sales - Second stage

Ticket sales for the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships started on November 6th, 2015. Official tickets were on sale on our website. In December, a second stage of ticket sales will take place.

You will be able to buy tickets:
  • Matches in Saint Petersburg
  • One day package deals in St. Petersburg
  • One day package deals in Moscow

Get your tickets today, and see you soon at the 80...

Canada - USA

The Canada-USA match will be played on May 6th at 4:15 p.m.

The match will played at the SK Yubileyniy Arena in Saint Petersburg.

2016 IIHF World Championship. What's going to happen?

In May 2016, the 80th IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships will take place in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Hundreds of thousands of people will get together at VTB Ice Palace and Yubileiniy Hockey Arena, and millions will be watching from home, sports bars, and wherever.

This isn't the first time that Russia is hosting the ice hockey championships. The last time Russia hosted the championshi...