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Game Day: USA vs Finland

By, 12/26/14, 9:45AM EST


Puck drops at 3 p.m. ET. Watch live on NHL Network and stream on

TV/Streaming: Today's game starts at 3 p.m. ET and can be watched live on NHL Network and streamed on The game will also be replayed tonight at 11 ET.

History: The United States faces defending champion Finland at Bell Centre (capacity: 21,287) to open Group A play at the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship. The U.S. not faced Finland in the IIHF World Junior Championship since the 2012 preliminary round (4-1 Finland victory).

Series vs Finland: Finland leads the all-time series by a count of 11-2-0-16-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L-T). Team USA has won four of the last five meetings dating back to 2007. Finland won the most recent game, 4-1, in the preliminary round of the 2012 tournament. The U.S. gained a 9-1 win over Finland this past August in its annual National Junior Team Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, New York. Tyler Motte had 3-1--4 to lead the way, while Jack Eichel 1-4--5 and Alex Tuch 1-2--3.

2015 U.S. Game Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time (ET)/Broadcast Info
Fri., Dec. 26 Finland Bell Centre, Montreal W, 2-1 SO
Sun., Dec. 28 Germany Bell Centre, Montreal W, 6-0
Mon., Dec. 29 Slovakia Bell Centre, Montreal W, 3-0
Wed., Dec. 31 Canada Bell Centre, Montreal L, 3-5
Fri., Jan. 2 Russia
Bell Centre, Montreal L, 2-3

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