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

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2022 World Juniors

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 Info

  • 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 Juniors Championship 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.

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 of the world’s best players under-20.

How to watch 2022 World Juniors Live Stream

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 World Juniors Day 2 Schedule and game preview

Austria vs. Finland (Edmonton, 2:00 PM)

The debutants Austria are once again underdogs in the tournament and face a tough first test against Finland. This will be Austria’s first-ever chance to appear in consecutive WJC tournaments, and, technicality or not, they’ll be hoping to make the most of it.

Finland handled their business on Day 1, beating a game German squad. Samuel Helenius, a second-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Kings in 2021, led the attack with two goals. Both were assisted by Brad Lambert, who connected on a beautiful cross-ice feed for Helenius’ second, which sealed the game midway through the third period

Russia vs. Switzerland (Red Deer, 4:30 PM)

Switzerland will also be debuting on Day 2, and will likewise look for redemption from last year when they failed to record any points in the round-robin tournament. Simon Knak, selected by Nashville in the sixth round in 202

Should Yaroslav Askarov get the chance to start consecutive games, he’ll look to pick up the pieces after the brutal loss on Day 1. He allowed three goals on 16 shots before Russia replaced him for the third period. Perhaps they were hoping to preserve him for an important game against Switzerland. If he starts, he’ll have a lot to prove.

Germany vs. Czechia (Edmonton, 7:00 PM)

Czechia was on the wrong side of the overpowered Canadians on Day 1 (pun intended), but they did rush out to a 3-1 lead on goals from Michal Gut, Pavel Novak, and Stanislav Svozil, the 69th overall pick of the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2021. Gut added an assist on Svozil’s goal, the only Czechian player with two points on the night.

Germany’s lone goal against Finland came on the power play from Düsseldorf native Luca Münzenberger, whom the Edmonton Oilers took in the late third round in 2021.

Sweden vs. Slovakia (Red Deer, 9:30 PM)

The night’s final matchup features teams seemingly headed in opposite directions. Slovakia fought a good fight against the defending gold medalist Americans, but ultimate lost 3-2. Martin Chromiak, a fith-round prospect of the Los Angeles Kings, did collect two goals in the third period to put his team within striking distance.

Sweden got goals from six different players on Day 1, with New Jersey Devils prospect Alexander Holtz scoring the eventual game-winner early in the third period. Sweden is fortunate that New Jersey allowed the 2020 seventh-overall pick to join their team at this year’s tournament.

Match Schedule of the Team USA and Canada

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