For the USA World Junior Hockey Team, it's international tournament time starting Thursday morning. South Portland native Jon Gillies leads Team USA in goal. He's playing in his second consecutive World Jr Tournament. Gillies was part of the team that won the gold medal last year.

USA opens pool play against the Czech Republic. Check out the full USA schedule...

 

Team USA Schedule

Date  

Opponent  

Time/Result

Thurs., Dec. 26

Czech Republic

11:30 a.m. ET
TV: NHL Network
Stream: NHL.com

Sat., Dec. 28

Slovakia

7:30 a.m. ET
TV: NHL Network
Stream: NHL.com

Sun., Dec. 29

Germany

9:00 a.m. ET
TV: NHL Network
Stream: NHL.com

Tues., Dec. 31

Canada

11:30 a.m. ET
TV: NHL Network
Stream: NHL.com

Thurs., Jan. 2

Quarterfinals

TBD

Sat., Jan. 4

Semifinals

TBD

Sun., Jan. 5

Medal Games

TBD

2014 Groups

Group A

Group B

USA

Sweden

Canada

Russia

Czech Republic

Switzerland

Slovakia

Finland

Germany

Norway