The 46th edition of the Ice Hockey World Junior Championship. The 10-team tournament will be held from Dec. 26 to Jan. The first phase involves two groups of five teams playing a round robin to decide positioning for the playoff portion.
2022 World Junior Hockey Championship Event Information
Date: December 26th - January 5th
TV channel: TSN, RDS
Anywhere Streams: hockypasstv
The current year's competition will not be played in a 'bubble', so the danger of potential positive COVID-19 cases is much higher. Positive experimental outcomes have effectively kept a few central participants from having the option to cross the boundary into Canada to play in the competition.
World Junior Hockey Championship 2022 Live Stream
In the United States, the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship will air on the NHL Network, while TSN will broadcast the tournament in Canada. The NHL Network is only available with qualifying television packages. Accessing the Candian broadcast may not be easy either. In this case, we recommend you check out MyHockeypass
MyHockeyPass brings you the biggest sporting events from around the world without the need for a VPN. So, this is no matter where you are, you can watch the complete tournament games of 2022 IIHF World Juniors live stream without cable or VPN through MyHockeyPass.
How To Watch WJC 2022 Online TV Channel
The WJC 2022 all games, including exhibition matches will be available to stream on NHL Network with a Live TV Streaming Service. You can watch the entire 2022 IIHF World Junior Championships in high-quality HD live with MyHockeyPass for just $6.99 for day pass and $19.99 for full tournament games in a one basket.
fuboTV: You can stream the World Juniors 2021 with fuboTV with their fubo Extra add-on, which is available with a 7-Day Free Trial.
Sling: You can also stream the World Juniors 2021 with Sling TV with their Sports Extra add-on. They are currently offer new subscribers $25 OFF their first month, meaning you can get Sling Orange or Blue + Sports Extra
World Junior Hockey Championship Preview
The United States, which defeated Canada 2-0 in the championship game in 2021, seeks to win back-to-back titles for the first time. The last team to do so was Canada, which won the last of five straight in 2009.
To date, the U.S. National Junior Team has claimed 13 medals, including five gold (2021, 2017, 2013, 2010, 2004), two silver (2019, 1997) and six bronze medals (2018, 2016, 2011, 2007, 1992, 1986).
2022 World Junior Hockey Championship Point System
- 3 points for the winning team at the conclusion of regulation time
- 1 point for both teams at the conclusion of regulation time if the game is tied
- An additional point earned for the team winning the game in a 5-minute overtime period, or the Penalty-Shot Shootout if the teams are still tied following conclusion of the overtime period
- 0 points for the team losing the game in regulation time
World Junior Hockey Championship Group Standings
The U.S. will compete in Group B alongside Russia, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland at WP Centrium in Red Deer, Alberta for the preliminary round. Team USA will open play on Sunday, Dec. 26, against Slovakia.
Group A: Canada, Finland, Germany, Czechia, Austria
Group B: United States, Russia, Sweden, Slovakia, Switzerland
2022 World Junior Hockey Championship Full Schedule
Sunday, Dec. 26
Finland vs. Germany, 2 p.m. ET
Russia vs. Sweden, 4:30 p.m. ET
Czechia vs. Canada, 7 p.m. ET
United States vs. Slovakia, 9:30 p.m. ET
Monday, Dec. 27
Austria vs. Finland, 2 p.m. ET
Russia vs. Switzerland, 4:30 p.m. ET
Germany vs. Czechia, 7 p.m. ET
Sweden vs. Slovakia, 9:30 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Dec. 28
Switzerland vs. United States, 4:30 p.m. ET
Austria vs. Canada, 7 p.m. ET
Wednesday, Dec. 29
Finland vs. Czechia, 2 p.m. ET
Slovakia vs. Russia, 4:30 p.m. ET
Canada vs. Germany, 7 p.m. ET
Sweden vs. United States, 9:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, Dec. 30
Czechia vs. Austria, 4:30 p.m. ET
Slovakia vs. Switzerland, 7 p.m. ET
Friday, Dec. 31
Germany vs. Austria, 2 p.m. ET
Switzerland vs. Sweden, 4:30 p.m. ET
Canada vs. Finland, 7 p.m. ET
United States vs. Russia, 9:30 p.m. ET
Sunday, Jan. 2
Quarterfinal 1, 2:30 p.m. ET
Quarterfinal 2, 5 p.m. ET
Quarterfinal 3, 7:30 p.m. ET
Quarterfinal 4, 10 p.m. ET
Tuesday, Jan. 4
Semifinal 1, 3 p.m. ET
Semifinal 2, 7 p.m. ET
Wednesday, Jan. 5
Third-place game, 4 p.m. ET
Championship game, 8 p.m. ET