Gale Centre to host Canada vs. Finland Women's World Hockey pre-tournament game

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This news item was posted on 3/17/2023 9:31:00 AM and is an archived post

Canadian and Finnish hockey players on the ice mid-game.

Tickets now available: 2023 IIHF Women's World Championship pre-tournament game at the Gale Centre, April 1

With less than one month until the puck drops on the 2023 IIHF Women's World Championship, Hockey Canada and the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association (OWHA) have unveiled the pre-tournament schedule for competing teams.

Niagara Falls is set to host Canada vs. Finland at Gale Centre in Niagara Falls on Saturday, April 1, at 7 pm. In total, six communities across southern Ontario will play host to seven pre-tournament games featuring all 10 competing federations from March 29 – April 2. The 2023 IIHF Women’s World Championship tournament begins April 5 in Brampton.

“The pre-tournament games provide a great opportunity to share our love of hockey and Canadian hospitality by welcoming these exceptional athletes to Ontario,” said Fran Rider, president and chief executive officer of the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association. “Games will be exciting, provide inspiration to young girls and others in the various communities and will support the growth and development of the game at local levels.”

Niagara hockey fans interested in attending the Canada vs. Finland game at the Gale Centre can purchase tickets at Gale Centre’s Box Office in advance for $20 per ticket (includes tax).

Gale Centre Box Office Hours:
Monday to Friday, 7 am – 8 pm
Saturday, 12 pm – 8 pm
Sunday, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Visit for more details on the 2023 IIHF Women’s World Championship.

Posted on: 3/17/2023 9:31 AM - Category: In the News