Most exciting annual events on the hockey calendar, The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship will be played in Edmonton, Alta., from Dec. 25, 2020 to Jan 5, 2021. The 2021 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships (2021 WJHC) will be the 45th edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship.
The 2021 U.S. National Junior Team is set to compete in Group B alongside Russia, Sweden, Czech Republic and Austria. Group A includes Canada, Finland, Switzerland, Slovakia and Germany. The group seeds were based on the final rankings of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship.
This marks the 14th time that Canada will host the IHWJC. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be hosted behind closed doors in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, with no spectators admitted for any game. The action gets underway Wednesday at 6pm et/3pm pt on TSN3/5, TSN Direct, and streaming on TSN.ca.
Every game will be broadcast live on TSN and be available via livestream on the TSN app and TSN.ca. You see, each channel has the rights to broadcast the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in its respective country. Any outside viewing is strictly prohibited. For the time being, you can find a list of official World Juniors 2021 TV broadcasters below.
TV channel (U.S.): NHL Network
TV channel (Canada): TSN
We look at the ideal three forwards, two defensemen and goalie to start a game for the United States.
Matthew Beniers, University of Michigan (NCAA)
Brett Berard, Providence College (NCAA)
Matthew Boldy, Boston College (NCAA)
Bobby Brink, University of Denver (NCAA)
Brendan Brisson, University of Michigan (NCAA)
Cole Caufield, University of Wisconsin (NCAA)
Sam Colangelo, Northeastern University (NCAA)
John Farinacci, Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
Arthur Kaliyev, Hamilton Bulldogs (OHL)
Patrick Moynihan, Providence College (NCAA)
Landon Slaggert, University of Notre Dame (NCAA)
Alex Turcotte, University of Wisconsin (NCAA)
Trevor Zegras, Boston University (NCAA)
Brock Faber, University of Minnesota (NCAA)
Drew Helleson, Boston College (NCAA)
Ryan Johnson, University of Minnesota (NCAA)
Tyler Kleven, University of North Dakota (NCAA)
Jackson LaCombe, University of Minnesota (NCAA)
Jake Sanderson, University of North Dakota (NCAA)
Hunter Skinner, London Knights (OHL)
Henry Thrun, Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
Cam York, University of Michigan (NCAA)
Spencer Knight, Boston College (NCAA)
Logan Stein, Ferris State University (NCAA)
Dustin Wolf, Everett Silvertips (WHL)
Compiled an all-time starting lineup for some of the participating countries based solely on the players' performances at the World Juniors.
Quinton Byfield, Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
Dylan Cozens, Lethbridge Hurricanes (WHL)
Kirby Dach, Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
Dylan Holloway, University of Wisconsin (NCAA)
Peyton Krebs, Winnipeg Ice (WHL)
Connor McMichael, London Knights (OHL)
Dawson Mercer, Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL)
Alex Newhook, Boston College (NCAA)
Jakob Pelletier, Val-d’Or Foreurs (QMJHL)
Cole Perfetti, Saginaw Spirit (OHL)
Jack Quinn, Ottawa 67’s (OHL)
Ryan Suzuki, Saginaw Spirit (OHL)
Philip Tomasino, Oshawa Generals (OHL)
Connor Zary, Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
Justin Barron, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
Bowen Byram, Vancouver Giants (WHL)
Jamie Drysdale, Erie Otters (OHL)
Kaiden Guhle, Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)
Thomas Harley, Mississauga Steelheads (OHL)
Kaedan Korczak, Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
Braden Schneider, Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
Jordan Spence, Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
Dylan Garand, Kamloops Blazers (WHL)
Taylor Gauthier, Prince George Cougars (WHL)
Devon Levi, Northeastern University (NCAA)
Saturday, Jan. 2
Russia vs. Germany, Noon ET
Finland vs. Sweden, 3:30 p.m. ET
Canada vs. Czech Republic, 7 p.m. ET
United States vs. Slovakia, 10:30 p.m. ET
Monday, Jan. 4
Semifinal 1, 6 p.m. ET
Semifinal 2, 9:30 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Jan. 5
Third-place game, 5:30 p.m. ET
Championship game, 9:30 p.m. ET
The 2021 WJC Hockey Which brings us to this guide. Ladies and gentlemen, here’s how you can watch the 2021 World Junior Championship live online no matter where you reside on the map.
Canada won the gold medal last year, defeating Russia in the final. It was the nation's 18th title.
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