Ice Hockey World Championship SWE+FIN 2013
3rd May – 19th May / Hartwall Arena Helsinki
The IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is the biggest annual winter sports event worldwide. The 2013 Men’s World Ice Hockey Championships is the 77th such event hosted by the International Ice Hockey Federation. The 2013 World Ice Hockey Championships will be played from 3.5.2013 to 19.5.2013. As in the previous year, Finland and Sweden share the cup and the cup destinations shall be Helsinki’s Hartwall Areena and Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe. Finland will start World Championships in Helsinki, where it will play all the matches in the first phase. Other countries playing in the Helsinki area are last-spring-gold medalist Russia, Slovakia, USA, Germany, Latvia, France and Austria.