The 2022 World Juniors will be cancelled. This comes after a number of games yesterday and today were forfeited.
Expecting an announcement soon that the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will be cancelled.
— Chris Peters (@chrismpeters) December 29, 2021
The IIHF is currently the butt of every joke right now, and they should be. This tournament should have either been postponed or in a complete bubble, given the current state of COVID. The IIHF outright cancelled or postponed a bunch of other tournaments, drawing the ire of many by cancelling the U18 Women’s Tournament for a second year in a row.
It doesn’t sound like there are plans for a re-do. This stinks for the players, but is necessary given the current state of things.