What channel is the World Juniors on? TV info, times, live streams to watch every game from the 2022 IIHF junior world championships


While the NHL continues to tread forward in its offseason, hockey fans don’t have to wait until preseason to get their puck fix.

The 2022 World Juniors is set to start this week, with 10 teams meeting up in Edmonton to battle it out for a gold medal. The tournament traditionally takes place around the holiday season in late December but was canceled in 2021 because due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The United States enters as defending champs. Team USA defeated Team Canada 2-0 in the gold medal game during the 2021 tournament, winning its fifth-ever gold medal.

The action starts on Tuesday, Aug. 9 with a matchup between Czechia and Slovakia kicking off the 12 days of action.

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Want to watch every second of the action, or set your DVR to record the games for later? Here is everything you need to know in order to watch the 2022 World Juniors.

How to watch 2022 World Juniors in the USA

The NHL Network will be responsible for airing coverage of all tournament matchups in the United States, starting with Czechia vs. Slovakia on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 2 pm

EJ Hradek will provide play-by-play duties for all games with Team USA. He will be joined by analyst Dave Starman and reporter Jon Rosen on the broadcasts.

How to watch 2022 World Juniors in Canada

As the official broadcast partner for Team Canada, TSN and RDS, for the French-speaking audience, will be responsible for airing all tournament matchups, including quarterfinal, semifinal and medal games.

Gord Miller is expected to be on the call for TSN. His typical broadcast partner, Ray Ferraro, was elected not to join the team covering the games in Edmonton.

World Juniors live stream

  • Canada: TSN.ca, TSN app
  • United States: fuboTV, Sling TV, DirecTV Stream

Those without cable in Canada are still able to watch all 31 tournament games from TSN’s digital platforms. Viewers will be able to access highlights, goal-by-goal updates, live scores and stats for each tournament game.

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For cord-cutters in the United States, all tournament games will be available to stream on NHL Network. By signing up for fuboTV, Sling TV or DirecTV Stream, US viewers will have digital access to all tournament games.

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2022 World Juniors schedule

Tuesday, Aug. 9

Matchup time (ET) TV
Czechia vs. Slovakia 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
Latvia vs. Finland 6 pm TSN/NHL Network
USA vs. Germany 10 pm TSN/NHL Network

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Matchup time (ET) TV
Sweden vs. Switzerland 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
Latvia vs. Canada 6 pm TSN/NHL Network
Germany vs. Austria 10 pm TSN/NHL Network

Thursday, Aug. 11

Matchup time (ET) TV
Finland vs. Czechia 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
Slovakia vs. Canada 6 pm TSN/NHL Network
Switzerland vs. USA 10 pm TSN/NHL Network

Friday, Aug. 12

Matchup time (ET) TV
Austria vs. Sweden 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
Slovakia vs. Latvia 6 pm TSN/NHL Network

Saturday, Aug. 13

Matchup time (ET) TV
Austria vs. USA 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
canada vs. Czechia 6 pm TSN/NHL Network
Germany vs. Switzerland 10 pm TSN/NHL Network

Sunday, Aug. 14

Matchup time (ET) TV
Finland vs. Slovakia 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
Czechia vs. Latvia 6 pm TSN/NHL Network
USA vs. Sweden 10 pm TSN/NHL Network

Monday, Aug. 15

Matchup time (ET) TV
Switzerland vs. Austria 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
canada vs. Finland 6 pm TSN/NHL Network
Sweden vs. Germany 10 pm TSN/NHL Network

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Matchup time (ET) TV
quarterfinal 12 pm TSN/NHL Network
quarterfinal 3:30 pm TSN/NHL Network
quarterfinal 7 pm TSN/NHL Network
quarterfinal 10:30 TSN/NHL Network

Friday, Aug. 19

Matchup time (ET) TV
Semifinal 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
Semifinal 6 pm TSN/NHL Network

Saturday, Aug. 20

Matchup time (ET) TV
Bronze Medal Game 2 pm TSN/NHL Network
Gold Medal Game 6 pm TSN/NHL Network

2022 World Junior odds

According to Sports Interaction, the 2022 tournament is a four-horse race.

Canada, Finland, the United States and Sweden are the clear frontrunners to win this year’s tournament, with the Canadians holding the best odds at +116. All four countries are +400 or higher, while the other six teams are +1386 or lower.

Here are the odds as of now for the 2022 tournament.

Team Odds
Canada +105
Finland +325
USA +333
Sweden +408
Czechia +1555
Slovakia +3057
Germany +7840
Switzerland +7840
Austria +50000
Latvia +50000

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