TSN is Home to Every Moment of the 2019 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP, Live from Vancouver and Victoria, Beginning Dec. 26

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Hockey’s future stars align for TSN’s signature holiday hockey tradition, the fan-favourite 2019 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP – airing Dec. 26 to Jan. 5, live from Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.

TSN primes fans for the tournament with the 2019 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW SHOW hosted by James Duthie alongside TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button, and analysts Ray FerraroGord Miller, and Jeff O’Neill. The hour-long, comprehensive pre-tourney preview airs Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. ET on TSN, and features the following highlights:

  • “Meet Team Canada,” introduces the Team Canada roster
  • McKenzie, Button, and Ferraro analyze Team Canada’s forwards, defencemen, and goalies
  • The central place that Vancouver has in Team Canada’s history
  • Miller sits down with Team Canada Head Coach Tim Hunter
  • Jeff O’Neill tells us you don’t have to be one of the stars to do something special at the World Juniors

Duthie and McKenzie are on-site to lead TSN’s studio coverage throughout the preliminary round, medal round, and Gold Medal Game, and are joined by O’Neill for all Team Canada games. TSN’s Laura Diakun and Dave Reid also host coverage of the tournament’s preliminary rounds live from the TSN Studio.

Acclaimed duo Miller and Ferraro once again have the call for all Team Canada games, as well as the medal round and Gold Medal Game, with Tessa Bonhomme reporting from rinkside. Play-by-play commentator Dennis Beyak also handles broadcast duties for the preliminary rounds, with Button as game analyst.

TSN’s SPORTSCENTRE features comprehensive coverage of Team Canada throughout the tournament from reporter Mark Masters, along with daily analysis from TSN’s World Juniors panel.

TSN and TSN Direct subscribers can enjoy 4K coverage for select preliminary round and quarter-final games, as well as the semifinals and the Bronze and Gold Medal Games. Subscribers can also access live streaming and on-demand viewing of the network’s exclusive live coverage of the World Juniors via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN app. Also, TSN.ca delivers comprehensive coverage of the tournament including breaking news, scores, and must-see highlights.

TSN Radio
TSN once again delivers the World Junior Radio Network presented by Imperial Oil, Esso, with 20 stations across Canada joining forces to bring Canadians live radio coverage of the World Juniors. Blake Price returns as host, along with play-by-play commentator Jon Abbott, analyst Dave Tomlinson, and rinkside reporter Karen Surman.

Produced by TSN Radio, the World Junior Radio Network presented by Imperial Oil, Esso features every Team Canada game, select preliminary round games, plus a slate of quarter-final matchups, both semifinals, and the Gold Medal Game.

Along with live radio coverage on the World Junior Radio Network presented by Imperial Oil, Esso, TSN’s team of Hockey Insiders and experts contribute frequent reports to TSN Radio stations throughout the tournament. Fans across the country can also listen live wherever they are through the TSN and iHeartRadio mobile apps, online at TSN.ca/Radio, and on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

TSN Broadcast Schedule

Pre-Tournament Schedule

Date               Matchup                                            Time (ET/PT)            Network

Dec. 19           Canada vs. Switzerland                      8pm/5pm                     TSN 1/3
Dec. 21           Slovakia vs. Canada                           8pm/5pm                     TSN 1/3/4
Dec. 23           Canada vs. Finland                             10pm/7pm                   TSN 2


World Junior Schedule

Date               Matchup                                            Time (ET/PT)            Network

Dec. 26           Czech Republic vs. Switzerland      4pm/1pm                     TSN 1/4/5
Dec. 26           USA vs. Slovakia                              6:30pm/3:30pm          TSN 2

Dec. 26           Canada vs. Denmark                       7:30pm/4:30pm          TSN
Dec. 26           Finland vs. Sweden                         10:30pm/7:30pm         TSN 3/5

Dec. 27           Russia vs. Denmark                           4pm/1pm                     TSN 1/4/5
Dec. 27           Slovakia vs. Sweden                          6:30pm/3:30pm          TSN 2
Dec. 27           Switzerland vs. Canada                     7:30pm/4:30pm          TSN 1/4/5
Dec. 27           Finland vs. Kazakhstan                     10:30pm/7:30pm         TSN 5

Dec. 28           Czech Republic vs. Russia                8pm/5pm                     TSN 1/3/4
Dec. 28           Kazakhstan vs. USA                          10:30pm/7:30pm        TSN 3/5

Dec. 29           Denmark vs. Switzerland                   4pm/1pm                     TSN 1/4
Dec. 29           Slovakia vs. Finland                           6:30pm/3:30pm          TSN.ca/TSN App
Dec. 29           Canada vs. Czech Republic              7:30pm/4:30pm          TSN 1/3/4
Dec. 29           Sweden vs. USA                                10:30pm/7:30pm         TSN 3

Dec. 30           Switzerland vs. Russia                       8pm/5pm                     TSN 2
Dec. 30           Kazakhstan vs. Slovakia                    10:30pm/7:30pm        TSN 2

Dec. 31           Denmark vs. Czech Republic            4pm/1pm                     TSN
Dec. 31           Sweden vs. Kazakhstan                     6:30pm/3:30pm          TSN.ca/TSN App
Dec. 31           Russia vs. Canada                             7:30pm/4:30pm           TSN 1/4
Dec. 31           USA vs. Finland                                  10:30pm/7:30pm         TSN 1/5

Jan. 2              Quarterfinal #1                                    4pm/1pm                     TSN 3/5
Jan. 2              Quarterfinal #2                                    6pm/3pm                     TSN
Jan. 2              Quarterfinal #3                                    7:30pm/4:30pm          TSN 2
Jan. 2              Quarterfinal #4                                    10:30pm/7:30pm        TSN 3/5

Jan. 4              Semifinal #1                                        4pm/1pm                     TSN
Jan. 4              Semifinal #2                                        7:30pm/4:30pm          TSN 1/4/5

Jan. 5              Bronze Medal                                      4pm/1pm                     TSN
Jan. 5              Gold Medal                                          7:30pm/4:30pm          TSN

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