Oh, child. Buckle up.
It’s going to be an all-North American battle on the ice when Canada and the USA go toe-to-toe for gold on the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship on Tuesday in Edmonton. The groups will meet within the title sport for the primary time since 2017, when the USA received 5-4 in a shootout on a objective by Troy Terry in opposition to Carter Hart.
Within the 2021 version, the groups superior to their showdown in fairly completely different fashions. The U.S. wanted a objective with 76 seconds remaining by New York Metropolis’s Arthur Kaliyev to beat Finland 4-3 within the semifinals, whereas the Canadians simply dispatched Russia 5-0.
“This present day has been marked on all of our calendars since being right here,” mentioned Alex Newhook, who scored Canada’s first objective lower than a minute into its sport Monday in opposition to the Russians. “To lastly be right here and see that the work we put in is paid off so far, it is thrilling. We’re excited to carry that mindset into tomorrow and play our sport as greatest we are able to. Go for gold.”
Bragging rights will even be on the road as numerous gamers will likely be dealing with off in opposition to present teammates — like Wisconsin’s Dylan Holloway (Canada) and Cole Caufield (USA) — and future ones, together with netminders Spencer Knight (USA) and Devon Levi (Canada), who are Panthers draft picks.
“Clearly it should be a terrific sport,” mentioned American John Farinacci. “It is one thing that you just dream about. USA, Canada and a gold-medal sport, it is at all times going to be a enjoyable sport and we have to play a full 60 minutes if we wish to get that gold medal.”
Right here is learn how to catch the 2021 IIHF World Juniors gold-medal sport between Canada and the U.S.
The best way to watch Canada vs. USA
- TV channel (Canada): TSN
- Reside stream (Canada): TSN Reside
- TV channel (USA): NHL Community
- Reside stream (USA): fuboTV (7-day free trial)
Canada vs. USA: When is puck drop?
- Date: Tuesday, Jan. 5
- Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
World Juniors 2021: Newest information
- Time, TV channel, live stream, where, when, schedule
- How has COVID-19 impacted the tournament?
- Rosters, NHL draft status, jersey numbers for all 10 teams
- Breakdown of every NHL teams’ prospects
- Predictions: Hockey experts pick who will win gold
- It’s gold or bust’: NHL players look back on World Junior Championship memories
- A team-by-team guide to the under-20 championship
- Dach, Caufield and the top four storylines
- Oilers’ Philip Broberg impresses with three assists for Sweden
- Senators’ Tim Stuetzle scores two goals in Germany’s overtime win
- Predictions, odds, X-factors, breakdowns for quarterfinal matchups
- Leafs prospect Roni Hirvonen sends Finland to semis with late goal
Which groups are within the 2021 World Junior Championship?
Ten groups, divided into two teams of 5, are collaborating.
|Group A||Group B|
Full schedule for the 2021 World Junior Championship
(All instances Jap)
|TUESDAY, JAN. 5|
|Bronze-medal sport||5:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Gold-medal sport||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
Who has received the IIHF World Junior Championships within the final 10 years?
Which nations have received probably the most medals on the World Junior Championship?
* Consists of medals received because the Soviet Union and CIS
+ Consists of medals received as Czechoslovakia