How to watch the 2022 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship live stream in Canada and US

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IIHF 2022 Edmonton & Red Deer

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.

Tournament Details

  • 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

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.

After months of anticipation, and weeks of mounting concern about the fate of the tournament, we are finally on the eve of the 2022 World Junior Championship. And despite the rising fears about COVID-19 in the era of the Omicron Variant, this year’s tournament will hopefully look about as normal as any sporting event can look right now, at least to the spectator. After last year’s fan-free bubble tournament, Edmonton and Red Deer will finally get to share the hosting responsibilities for a star-studded tournament full

World Juniors Championships Tournament Format

The 10 teams are divided into two, five-team groups in the Preliminary Round.

After a single round-robin series in each group, the top four teams from each group advance to the Playoff Round while for the fifth-placed team in each group the tournament is over. There will be no relegated team this year.

The top four placed teams from the Preliminary will play a cross-over quarter-final game: 1A vs. 4B, 1B vs. 4A, 2A vs. 3B and 2B vs. 3A. The winner of each quarter-final moves onto the semi-finals.

In the semi-finals the best-ranked team – criteria: 1) placement in the group, 2) points in the preliminary round, 3) goal difference in the preliminary round, 4) goals scored in the preliminary round, 5) seeding coming into the tournament – will play against the lowest-ranked semi-finalist. The 2nd-best ranked semi-finalist will play the 3rd-best ranked semi-finalist. The host if qualified, or otherwise the best-ranked semi-finalist according to beforementioned criteria, shall play the early game. The time slots will officially be determined after the quarter-final games.

The winner of each semi-final game will move onto the gold medal game, while the losers will play in the bronze medal game.

The quarter-final losers and other eliminated teams will be ranked 5th to 10th according to 1. their position in the group, 2. their preliminary-round record (1. points, 2. goal difference, 3. goals scored).

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How to watch World Juniors Hockey from United States

  • TV channel: NHL Network

The NHL Network will be responsible for airing coverage of all tournament matchups in the United States.

The NHL Network is only available with qualifying television packages. Accessing the Canadian broadcast may not be easy either. In this case, we recommend you check out MyHockeypass

MyHockeyPass brings you the biggest sporting events from around the world without the need for a VPN. So, this is no matter where you are, you can watch the complete tournament games of 2022 IIHF World Juniors live stream without cable or VPN through MyHockeyPass.

How to watch 2022 World Juniors live stream in Canada

  • TV channel: TSN, RDS

As the official broadcast partner for Team Canada, TSN and RDS will be responsible for airing all 31 tournament matchups, including pre-tournament games, quarterfinals and semifinals, and bronze and gold medal games for viewers tuning in from Canada.

Also, as alternative you can checkout MyHockeyPass brings you the biggest sporting events from around the world without the need for a VPN. So, this is no matter where you are, you can watch the complete tournament games of 2022 IIHF World Juniors live stream without cable or VPN through MyHockeyPass.

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World Juniors live stream 2022: Start Time, Team USA and Canada Schedule for IIHF WJC

Preliminary round Schedule for 2022 IIHF

The first phase involves two groups of five teams playing a round robin to decide positioning for the playoff portion.

December 26, 2021

12:00 PM MST / 2:00 PM EST: Finland vs. Germany
2:30 PM MST / 4:30 PM EST: Russia vs. Sweden
5:00 PM MST / 7:00 PM EST: Czechia vs. Canada
7:30 PM MST / 9:30 PM EST: United States vs. Slovakia

December 27, 2021

12:00 PM MST / 2:00 PM EST: Austria vs. Finland
2:30 PM MST / 4:30 PM EST: Russia vs. Switzerland
5:00 PM MST / 7:00 PM EST: Germany vs. Czechia
7:30 PM MST / 9:30 PM EST: Sweden vs. Slovakia

December 28, 2021

2:30 PM MST / 4:30 PM EST: Switzerland vs. United States
5:00 PM MST / 7:00 PM EST: Austria vs. Canada

December 29, 2021

12:00 PM MST / 2:00 PM EST: Finland vs. Czechia
2:30 PM MST / 4:30 PM EST: Slovakia vs. Russia
5:00 PM MST / 7:00 PM EST: Canada vs. Germany
7:30 PM MST / 9:30 PM EST: Sweden vs. United States

December 30, 2021

2:30 PM MST / 4:30 PM EST: Czechia vs. Austria
5:00 PM MST / 7:00 PM EST: Slovakia vs. Switzerland

December 31, 2021

12:00 PM MST / 2:00 PM EST: Germany vs. Austria
2:30 PM MST / 4:30 PM EST: Switzerland vs. Sweden
5:00 PM MST / 7:00 PM EST: Canada vs. Finland
7:30 PM MST / 9:30 PM EST: United States vs. Russia

Team United States and Canada Schedule and Standings

Date / Time (EST)RoundMatchVenueResults
Sunday, December 26, 2021 @ 7 p.m.PreliminariesCanada vs CzechiaRogers PlaceCAN 6 - CZE 3
Sunday, December 26, 2021 @ 9:30 p.m.PreliminariesUSA vs SlovakiaPeavey Mart CentriumUSA 3 - SVK 2
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 @ 4:30 p.m.PreliminariesUSA vs SwitzerlandPeavey Mart CentriumForfeit - COVID-19
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 @ 7 p.m.PreliminariesCanada vs AustriaRogers PlaceCAN 11 - AUT 2
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 @ 7 p.m.PreliminariesCanada vs GermanyRogers Place
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 @ 9:30 p.m.PreliminariesUSA vs SwedenPeavey Mart Centrium
Friday, December 31, 2021 @ 7 p.m.PreliminariesCanada vs FinlandRogers Place
Friday, December 31, 2021 @ 9:30 p.m.PreliminariesUSA vs RussiaPeavey Mart Centrium
Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 12 p.m.Relegation RoundTBDPeavey Mart Centrium
Monday, January 3, 2022 @ 12 p.m.Relegation RoundTBDPeavey Mart Centrium
Wednesday, January 5, 12 p.m. (IF NECESSARYRelegation RoundTBDPeavey Mart Centrium
Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 2:30 p.m.QuarterfinalsTBDRogers Place
Sunday, January 2, 2022 @5 p.m.QuarterfinalsTBDPeavey Mart Centrium
Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 7:30 p.m.QuarterfinalsTBDRogers Place
Sunday, January 2, 2022 @ 10 p.m.QuarterfinalsTBDPeavey Mart Centrium
Tuesday, January 4, 2022 @ 3 p.m.SemifinalTBDRogers Place
Tuesday, January 4, 2022 @ 7 p.m.SemifinalTBDRogers Place
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 @ 4 p.m.Bronze Medal GameLosing Team from SemifinalRogers Place
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 @ 10 p.m.Gold Medal GameWinning Team from SemifinalRogers Place