This holiday season, the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships are underway in Canada. Ten nations are entering the competition, but only three will reach the podium. On January 5, 2022, the first gold, silver, and bronze medals of the new year will be earned. For the team that finishes in last place, they will find themselves relegated to Division I Group A. The 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships in Edmonton at Rogers Place and Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer.
- What: 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships
- When: Sunday, December 26, 2021 – Wednesday, January 5, 2022
- Where: Rogers Place – Edmonton, Alberta, and Peavey Mart Centrium – Red Deer, Alberta
- TV Broadcast: NHL Network (USA) & TSN (Canada)
- Live Stream anywhere: MyHockeyPass
2022 World Junior Hockey Championship Tournament preview
The United States Men’s Juniors Team looks to repeat as IIHF World Champions in 2022 and collect the program’s sixth IIHF Juniors world title. Last year, they claimed the gold by defeating Team Canada in the final 2-0. It was the fifth medal in six tournaments for the Team USA juniors.
Rosters for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships are composed of young men that were born in 2002 or later. Last year, Team USA was led on the ice by Trevor Zegras who turned 20 years old last March, and currently plays professionally in the NHL for the Anaheim Ducks. He led all players in the tournament with 18 total points from his seven goals and 11 assists. Zegras was the only player with double-digit assist totals.
This year’s 25 players are will be captained by Jake Sanderson, though it will yet be soon who shines with their performance in Canada. Per the team, the roster includes players from 16 different states, and all but five of them are currently playing collegiate hockey.
Since the first IIHF World Junior Championships in 1977, Team USA has won five gold medals, had two silver finishes, and earned bronze six times. They’ll compete this year atop Pool B against Russia, Sweden, Slovakia, and Sweden for a shot at another medal. Canada heads up Pool A that includes Finland, Germany, Czechia, and Austria.
How to Watch 2022 World Juniors on TV, Live Stream Anywhere
In the United States, the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will air on the NHL Network, while TSN will broadcast the tournament in Canada. The NHL Network is only available with qualifying television packages. Accessing the Candian broadcast may not be easy either. In this case, we recommend you check out MyHockeypass
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2022 WJC USA and Canada Full tournament schedule
|Date / Time (EST)||Round||Match||Venue||Results|
|Sunday, December 26, 2021 @ 7 p.m.||Preliminaries||Canada vs Czechia||Rogers Place||CAN 6 - CZE 3|
|Sunday, December 26, 2021 @ 9:30 p.m.||Preliminaries||USA vs Slovakia||Peavey Mart Centrium||USA 3 - SVK 2|
|Tuesday, December 28, 2021 @ 4:30 p.m.||Preliminaries||USA vs Switzerland||Peavey Mart Centrium||Forfeit - COVID-19|
|Tuesday, December 28, 2021 @ 7 p.m.||Preliminaries||Canada vs Austria||Rogers Place||CAN 11 - AUT 2|
|Wednesday, December 29, 2021 @ 7 p.m.||Preliminaries||Canada vs Germany||Rogers Place|
|Wednesday, December 29, 2021 @ 9:30 p.m.||Preliminaries||USA vs Sweden||Peavey Mart Centrium|
|Friday, December 31, 2021 @ 7 p.m.||Preliminaries||Canada vs Finland||Rogers Place|
|Friday, December 31, 2021 @ 9:30 p.m.||Preliminaries||USA vs Russia||Peavey Mart Centrium|
|Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 12 p.m.||Relegation Round||TBD||Peavey Mart Centrium|
|Monday, January 3, 2022 @ 12 p.m.||Relegation Round||TBD||Peavey Mart Centrium|
|Wednesday, January 5, 12 p.m. (IF NECESSARY||Relegation Round||TBD||Peavey Mart Centrium|
|Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 2:30 p.m.||Quarterfinals||TBD||Rogers Place|
|Sunday, January 2, 2022 @5 p.m.||Quarterfinals||TBD||Peavey Mart Centrium|
|Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 7:30 p.m.||Quarterfinals||TBD||Rogers Place|
|Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 10 p.m.||Quarterfinals||TBD||Peavey Mart Centrium|
|Tuesday, January 4, 2022 @ 3 p.m.||Semifinal||TBD||Rogers Place|
|Tuesday, January 4, 2022 @ 7 p.m.||Semifinal||TBD||Rogers Place|
|Wednesday, January 5, 2022 @ 4 p.m.||Bronze Medal Game||Losing Team from Semifinal||Rogers Place|
|Wednesday, January 5, 2022 @ 10 p.m.||Gold Medal Game||Winning Team from Semifinal||Rogers Place|