2018 IIHF World Junior Championship Logo Unveiled

10/28/16

The logo for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship was also unveiled today. The design depicts downtown Buffalo and also the iconic Peace Bridge, which is a connection point between the U.S. and Canada.

“We looked at a number of designs put together by Pegula Sports and Entertainment,” said Mike Bertsch, assistant executive director of events, marketing and communications for USA Hockey. “They were all terrific and had elements we liked. In the end, between PSE, USA Hockey and the IIHF, we’re really pleased with the end result.”

NOTES: BuffaloWorldJuniors.com is the online home of the 2018 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship … New Era Field has hosted one other hockey game, that the initial NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2008. A sellout crowd (and then NHL record) of 71,217 watched the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres by a 2-1 count in overtime at what was then called Ralph Wilson Stadium … The 2017 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship is set for Dec. 26, 2016-Jan. 5, 2017 in Toronto and Montreal. Prior to heading to the tournament, Team USA will conduct a camp in Buffalo at HarborCenter from Dec. 16-20, 2016.

2018 IIHF World Junior Championship Logo Unveiled

10/28/16

The logo for the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship was also unveiled today. The design depicts downtown Buffalo and also the iconic Peace Bridge, which is a connection point between the U.S. and Canada.

“We looked at a number of designs put together by Pegula Sports and Entertainment,” said Mike Bertsch, assistant executive director of events, marketing and communications for USA Hockey. “They were all terrific and had elements we liked. In the end, between PSE, USA Hockey and the IIHF, we’re really pleased with the end result.”

NOTES: BuffaloWorldJuniors.com is the online home of the 2018 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship … New Era Field has hosted one other hockey game, that the initial NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2008. A sellout crowd (and then NHL record) of 71,217 watched the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres by a 2-1 count in overtime at what was then called Ralph Wilson Stadium … The 2017 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship is set for Dec. 26, 2016-Jan. 5, 2017 in Toronto and Montreal. Prior to heading to the tournament, Team USA will conduct a camp in Buffalo at HarborCenter from Dec. 16-20, 2016.