2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship
Fri., March 31, 12-10:30 p.m., Sat., April 1, 12-10:30 p.m., Sun., April 2, 12-10:30 p.m., Mon., April 3, 12-10:30 p.m., Tue., April 4, 12-10:30 p.m., Thu., April 6, 12-10:30 p.m. and Fri., April 7, 12-10:30 p.m.
The 2017 Women’s World Hockey Championships will take place, for the first time ever, at USA Hockey Arena in the Detroit suburb of Plymouth, Michigan.
The eight-team, 22-game tournament takes place annually in non-Olympic years to determine the world champion in senior women's hockey. It will begin with pool play consisting of two pools with four teams each (March 31-April 3). The four teams from Pool A advance to the playoff round and the top two teams from Pool B join them in the standard championship bracket format (April 4, 6-7).