IIHF World Junior Championship

Team USA has been placed in quarantine and is thus not able to play in tonight's preliminary game against Switzerland.

swisshockeynews.ch

In accordance with the IIHF rules, Switzerland wins the game with 1-0 by forfeit. The Swiss will therefore play their next game on December 30 against Slovakia.

As for Team USA, it is not yet clear how long they will stay in quarantine. Their next game against Sweden is scheduled for tomorrow. It remains to be seen whether they will be able to hit the ice again by then.

( 28 December 2021 | mso )