The playoffs are here for the 2022 Women’s World Championship, and Team USA comes out on top. After posting a perfect 4-0-0-0, the Americans are set to play Hungary in the tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.
For the most part, the United States made quick work of their opponents during group play. In the first three games, the Americans posted victories over Japan, Finland and Switzerland, outscoring the opposition by a staggering 25-1.
Most recently, the US defeated rival Canada 5-2 to finish the preliminary round and claim first place in Group A. It is the first step for the team to avenge the gold medal loss to Canada in 2021. .
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Hungary had four competitive games of group play, eventually finishing in third place in Group B and grabbing last place in the quarterfinals. The team only won a single game, a victory over Germany to start the tournament, before losing three games in a row to the Czech Republic, Denmark and Sweden. However, thanks to an extra point earned in the penalty shootout loss to Sweden, the team was able to finish ahead of Denmark and Germany in the standings.
While the team has played decently defensively, Hungary is struggling on the offensive end. In four matches, the club managed just seven goals and possess the worst shooting percentage so far in the tournament, reaching the quarter-finals with a shooting percentage of 5.88.
The winner of this contest advances to the semifinals, while the loser will have to play placement games to determine the final ranking of the tournament.
Here’s what you need to know to watch the quarterfinal match between the USA and Hungary at the 2022 IIHF Women’s World Championship.
What channel is USA vs. USA on? Hungary today?
- Canada: TSN4
- USA: NHL Network
TSN has all the action from the Women’s World Championship in Canada. In the United States, viewers can find the games on the NHL Network.
How to live stream Women’s World Championship hockey games
Fans in Canada can stream all the Women’s World Championship games on TSN.ca or the TSN app. US fans can stream the tournament on fuboTV (free trial).
US Start Time Vs. Hungary
The puck drops at 10 am ET from the KVIK Hockey Arena in Herning, Denmark.
Odds USA vs. Hungary
- USA: -8.5 (-137)
- Hungary: +8.5 (-101)
The US is an 8.5-goal favorite at the puck line for the matchup against Hungary at the Women’s World Championship, according to Sports Interaction.