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Follow Team USA at 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship

By USA Hockey, 12/16/20, 9:59AM EST


NHL Network is Exclusive TV Home of Tournament in the U.S.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – With Team USA in Edmonton preparing for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship, fans will be able to experience more of the tournament than ever before this year as NHL Network will carry all 28 games of the championship live, in addition to every pre-tournament game.

Action starts for Team USA on Sunday (Dec. 20) when it faces Switzerland at 6 p.m. ET in the first of two pre-tournament games. For Team USA’s full schedule, click here.

The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship officially begins on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) with three games, including Team USA’s matchup with rival Russia at 9:30 p.m. ET. Action concludes on Jan. 5 with the bronze and gold-medal game.

All games of the tournament are being played without fans at Rogers Arena in Edmonton.

Stephen Nelson, Dave Starman and Jill Savage will call all Team USA preliminary and medal round games throughout the championship. NHL Network will air a special tournament preview show on Sunday, Dec., 24, at 6 p.m. ET, hosted by Tony Luftman with analysis from E.J. Hradek and Starman, preceded by the re-airing of Team USA’s last three gold medal-winning games (2010, 2013, 2017) starting at 10 a.m.

2021 World Juniors Home

Throughout the tournament, NHL Network’s NHL Tonight will include comprehensive previews, highlights, analysis and interviews.

In addition to the television coverage, fans can enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of Team USA here and on USA Hockey’s social media channels. In addition, the Twitter account of USA Hockey Magazine will be giving away some fun prizes throughout the tournament through its annual trivia contest on game days.

U.S. Tournament Schedule

All games took place in Edmonton, Alberta, at Rogers Place.

Date Opponent Time (Local/ET)/Result Broadcast U.S. Player of Game
Tues., Dec 22 Finland
W, 3-2 NHL Network Cole Caufield
Fri., Dec. 25 Russia
Preliminary Round
L, 3-5 NHL Network Cam York
Sat., Dec. 26 Austria
Preliminary Round
W, 11-0 NHL Network Trevor Zegras
Tues., Dec. 29 Czech Republic
Preliminary Round
W, 7-0 NHL Network Bobby Brink
Thurs., Dec. 31 Sweden
Preliminary Round
W, 4-0 NHL Network Alex Turcotte
Sat., Jan. 2 Slovakia
W, 5-2 NHL Network John Farinacci
Mon., Jan. 4 Finland
W, 4-3 NHL Network Arthur Kaliyev
Tues., Jan. 5 Canada
Gold Medal Game
W, 2-0 NHL Network Spencer Knight

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