For the 2022 Winter Olympics, the men will be determined in ice hockey tournament groups in 2020. The tournament includes the top 8 nations according to the IIHF Men’s World Ranking 2019 (Canada, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, USA, Germany, Switzerland), host China and three qualifying participants.

Team Latvia:

Final Olympic Qualification (27-30 August 2020)

Group E in Riga, LAT:

Latvia, France, Italy, Qualifier 5

Team Lithuania:

Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 3 (6-9 February 2020)

Group G in Jesenice, SLO:

Slovenia, Japan, Lithuania, Qualifier 9

Team Estonia:

Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 3 (6-9 February 2020)

Group J in Nottingham, GBR:

Great Britain, Hungary, Estonia, Qualifier 7