The future of hockey lives on TSN, as the network gears up for complete coverage of Canada’s favourite holiday hockey tradition, the 2022 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP. Beginning Sunday, Dec. 26 live from Rogers Place in Edmonton and the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer, Alta., TSN’s signature World Juniors coverage features all 31 tournament games on TSN, TSN.ca, and the TSN app, with every Team Canada matchup, culminating with the Gold Medal Game on Wednesday, Jan. 5. TSN’s full broadcast schedule for the World Juniors is listed below, with complete French-language coverage of the tournament on RDS.
The puck drops with five pre-competition matchups, beginning with Team Canada vs. Switzerland on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. ET. TSN tees up the tournament as host James Duthie is joined by Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie to lead the 2022 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP: PREVIEW SHOW, airing Christmas Eve (Friday, Dec. 24) at 7 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN.ca, and the TSN app. The special includes news and analysis from TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button, and reporter Mark Masters, alongside TSN’s acclaimed broadcast team of Gord Miller and Ray Ferraro.
TSN’s award-winning duo of Miller and Ferraro continue to voice the World Juniors’ biggest moments on Canada’s Sports Leader, and they deliver the call for all pre-competition games and Group A matchups. Play-by-play commentator Dennis Beyak and Button lead TSN’s coverage of Group B games live from Red Deer.
Duthie and McKenzie helm TSN’s studio coverage for Group A matchups, the medal round, and the Gold Medal Game, along with hockey analyst Jeff O’Neill for all Team Canada games. SPORTSCENTRE anchor Laura Diakun and hockey analyst Dave Reid also host pre-competition games and Group B matchups from Red Deer, and Masters and Ryan Rishaug report from rinkside for Group A games.
Duthie, McKenzie, Masters, and O’Neill deliver breaking news, highlights, daily updates, and extensive coverage each day of the tournament for SPORTSCENTRE.
TSN digital platforms provide comprehensive coverage of the entire tournament, including must-see highlights and goal-by-goal updates on TSN.ca and the TSN app; live scores and stats for each tournament game; daily news and notes updates from Masters; players to watch for each Canadian NHL team and the 2022 NHL Draft from Button; and full game highlights after the conclusion of each game.
TSN’s social media accounts feature exclusive content and social media reaction throughout the tournament, including updates from BarDown’s Corwin McCallum and TSN Radio host Julia Tocheri on-location in Edmonton and Red Deer. They provide daily content across TSN platforms, including BarDown.com and DIGITAL SPORTSCENTRE.
The TSN Radio Network delivers live radio coverage of the 2022 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP, led by play-by-play commentator Jason Gregor alongside analyst Jason Strudwick, with Jim Tatti hosting pre-game, intermission, and post-game coverage.
A multitude of premier brands have signed on to sponsor TSN’s exclusive coverage of the 2022 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP, including: Chevrolet, SkipTheDishes, Gatorade, Canadian Tire, Janes, Quaker, Kruger, Telus, Vrbo, and Vicks.
2022 World Junior Championship – Pre-Competition
|Canada vs. Switzerland||Sunday, December 19||7pm||TSN2|
|Finland vs. Slovakia||Monday, December 20||2pm||TSN5|
|Canada vs. Sweden||Monday, December 20||7pm||TSN5|
|Canada vs. Russia||Wednesday, December 22||6:30pm||TSN4/5|
|USA vs. Finland||Wednesday, December 22||9:30pm||TSN4/5|
2022 World Junior Championship – Edmonton / Red Deer, AB
|Germany vs. Finland||Sunday, December 26||2pm||TSN1/4|
|Russia vs. Sweden||Sunday, December 26||4:30pm||TSN4|
|Czech Rep. vs. Canada||Sunday, December 26||7pm||TSN1/4|
|USA vs. Slovakia||Sunday, December 26||9:30pm||TSN1 (JIP TSN4 @ 10pm)|
|Finland vs. Austria||Monday, December 27||2pm||TSN|
|Russia vs. Switzerland||Monday, December 27||4:30pm||TSN|
|Germany vs. Czech Republic||Monday, December 27||7pm||TSN|
|Slovakia vs. Sweden||Monday, December 27||9:30pm||TSN|
|Switzerland vs. USA||Tuesday, December 28||4:30pm||TSN|
|Canada vs. Austria||Tuesday, December 28||7pm||TSN|
|Czech Rep. vs. Finland||Wednesday, December 29||2pm||TSN|
|Slovakia vs. Russia||Wednesday, December 29||4:30pm||TSN|
|Canada vs. Germany||Wednesday, December 29||7pm||TSN|
|Sweden vs. USA||Wednesday, December 29||9:30pm||TSN|
|Austria vs. Czech Rep.||Thursday, December 30||4:30pm||TSN|
|Switzerland vs. Slovakia||Thursday, December 30||7pm||TSN|
|Austria vs. Germany||Friday, December 31||2pm||TSN|
|Sweden vs. Switzerland||Friday, December 31||4:30pm||TSN|
|Finland vs. Canada||Friday, December 31||7pm||TSN|
|USA vs. Russia||Friday, December 31||9:30pm||TSN|
|Quarterfinal||Sunday, January 2||2:30pm||TSN|
|Quarterfinal||Sunday, January 2||5pm||TSN|
|Quarterfinal||Sunday, January 2||7:30pm||TSN|
|Quarterfinal||Sunday, January 2||10pm||TSN|
|Semifinal||Tuesday, January 4||3pm||TSN|
|Semifinal||Tuesday, January 4||7pm||TSN|
|Bronze Medal||Wednesday, January 5||4pm||TSN|
|Gold Medal||Wednesday, January 5||8pm||TSN|