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 recreation for the primary time since 2017, when the USA received 5-Four in a shootout on a objective by Troy Terry towards 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-Three within the semifinals, whereas the Canadians simply dispatched Russia 5-0.

“Today has been marked on all of our calendars since being right here,” stated Alex Newhook, who scored Canada’s first objective lower than a minute into its recreation Monday towards the Russians. “To lastly be right here and see that the work we put in is paid off thus far, it is thrilling. We’re excited to deliver that mindset into tomorrow and play our recreation as finest we will. Go for gold.”

Bragging rights may even be on the road as numerous gamers will probably be going through off towards 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’ll be a terrific recreation,” stated American John Farinacci. “It is one thing that you simply dream about. USA, Canada and a gold-medal recreation, it is at all times going to be a enjoyable recreation and we have got to play a full 60 minutes if we wish to get that gold medal.”

Right here is the right way to catch the 2021 IIHF World Juniors gold-medal recreation between Canada and the U.S.

Find out how 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




Which groups are within the 2021 World Junior Championship?

Ten groups, divided into two teams of 5, are collaborating.

Group A Group B
Canada Russia
Finland Sweden
Switzerland USA
Slovakia Czech Republic
Germany Austria

Full schedule for the 2021 World Junior Championship

(All instances Jap) 

Bronze-medal recreation 5:30 p.m. TSN, NHLN
Gold-medal recreation 9:30 p.m. TSN, NHLN

Who has received the IIHF World Junior Championships within the final 10 years?

Yr Winner Host nation
2020 Canada Czech Republic
2019 Finland Canada
2018 Canada United States
2017 United States Canada
2016 Finland Finland
2015 Canada Canada
2014 Finland Sweden
2013 United States Russia
2012 Sweden Canada
2011 Russia United States

Which nations have received essentially the most medals on the World Junior Championship?

Nation Gold Silver Bronze Complete
Canada 18 9 5 32
Russia* 13 13 11 37
Finland 5 4 6 15
United States 4 2 6 12
Sweden 2 11 6 19
Czech Republic+ 2 5 7 14
Slovakia 0 0 2 2
Switzerland 0 0 1 1

* Consists of medals received because the Soviet Union and CIS
+ Consists of medals received as Czechoslovakia