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How to watch the US v Canada U18 and U22 series

The two countries are set to face off in a three-game series

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Hockey is back — sort of!

Following each country’s development camp, held earlier this week, the U18 and U22 teams for the US and Canada are set to face off in a three-game series in Calgary.

The games will be live streamed on Hockey Canada’s site and also on HockeyTV. While usually HockeyTV is a subscription site, it appears all you need to watch is a general log in this time. That’s right friends, we have a chance to check in on the next generation of talent that will compete in the greatest rivalry in sports.

U18 Series

Schedule:
Thursday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. est - Hockey Canada, Hockey TV
Friday, Aug 17 at 6 p.m. est - Hockey Canada, Hockey TV
Sunday, Aug 19 at 3 p.m. est - Hockey Canada, Hockey TV

Rosters: Canada & US

  • This is the 12th edition of the U18 Series, which has run annually since 2007.
  • The series marks the first appearance of US gold medalist Brianna Decker behind the bench as an assistant coach for the US.
  • For the US, eight players who played at U18 Worlds are on the roster.
  • For Canada, three players from the U18 rosters will play in the series.
  • Players to watch: Makenna Webster (US), Dominique Petrie (US), Alexie Guay (CAN), Grace Shirley (CAN).

U22 Series

Schedule:
Thursday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. est - Hockey Canada, Hockey TV
Friday, Aug 17 at 9 p.m. est - Hockey Canada, Hockey TV
Sunday, Aug 19 at noon est - Hockey Canada, Hockey TV

Rosters: Canada & US

  • This is the 14th edition of the U22 Series, which has been held every non-Olympic year since 1999.
  • Canada’s Alex Poznikoff played her way onto the team after not being in the camp. She was on the U Sports All-Star team that played against the split developmental squad. She is the one of two U Sports players (goalie Tricia Deguire is the other) on the roster. (h/t Kirsten Whalen).
  • Two US gold medalists (Cayla Barnes and Maddie Rooney) are on the US’s roster.
  • Players to watch: Katie Burt (US), Jincy Dunne (US), Daryl Watts (CAN), Sophie Shirley (CAN).