The 2022 iteration of the IIHF World Junior Championship will be held in August, so you can start your holiday shopping now. Normally starting the day after the holiday, the tournament was postponed in December due to COVID-19 but will resume this summer.
The 10-team competition will begin anew with new rosters, clubs, and games. The results from December can be discarded because they will not be relevant in the summer.
After beating Canada in the 2022 gold medal game, the United States enters the tournament as the defending champions. It was the country’s fifth victory at the World Juniors.
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Since the NHL is currently on hiatus, it has risen to the status of summer’s most important hockey event. You can find the tournament’s complete schedule, current scores, and standings, as well as information on how to watch the games live, right here.
What time does the 2022 World Junior Championships begin?
Tuesday, August 9 is the starting date. Date of completion: this coming Saturday, August 20
The IIHF is giving it another go in August of 2022 after the 2021 tournament was postponed in December. Starting on August 9 and ending on August 20, it will last for a total of 12 days.
The first seven days of the competition, beginning on August 9, will be comprised of the group stage. On August 17 we’ll have the quarterfinals, on the 19th the semis, and on the 20th the finals and medal games.
Where and when to watch the 2022 World Junior Championships on TV, including a live stream: TSN TSN (Canada) Live coverage is available on TSN.ca and the TSN mobile app in Canada. American sports television network: NHL Network
NBC Sports Network in the National Hockey League US live stream available at fuboTV
The 2022 World Juniors will once again be broadcast on TSN and the NHL Network.
Fans in the United States can watch the games live on the NHL Network or online with fuboTV.
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Play-by-play for all USA games will be handled by E.J. Hradek. He’ll be joined on air by Jon Rosen, a reporter, and Dave Starman, an analyst.
Canadians can tune in to TSN or watch online via TSN.ca or the TSN mobile app.
Groupings and standings for the 2022 FIFA World Junior Championship
Team W L P T P T T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P USA 1 1 0 0 0 3 Sweden Germany, population: 11.3 million (zero to one) 2 1 0 0 1 3 Switzerland 1 0 0 0 1 0 Score in Austria: 1-0-1-0.
Team W L P T P T T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P T P Czechia Canada 1; Finland 1; United States of America 3. 1 1 0 0 0 3 Slovakia 1 0 0 0 1 0 Two-hundred and ten points for Latvia; zero points for everyone else.
Each team will play three preliminary-round matches against the other teams in their group before advancing to the playoffs.
In the preliminary round, teams pick up three points for a win in regulation, two points for a win in overtime, one point for a loss in overtime, and no points for a regulation loss.
In the quarterfinals, the top four teams from each group advance, and their opponents in those games are determined by their seeds. For these contests, players from different teams will mix and mingle: There will be four matches: 1A vs. 4B, 1B vs. 3A, 2A vs. 3B, and 2B vs. 3A.
There will be a reseeding of the teams that make it to the semifinals.
The gold medal match will feature the semifinalists’ victorious teams. This is the bronze medal match for the losers.
Since Russia invaded Ukraine, the International Ice Hockey Federation has banned all Russian and Belarusian national teams from participating in IIHF play. As the runner-up in Division IA, Latvia has replaced Russia in the tournament.
Despite winning Division IA, Belarus was not allowed to advance because of the ban.
Read more about the mystery of Russia’s absence from the 2022 World Juniors here!
Since there won’t be any relegation, the same 10 nations will play in the 2023 tournament next December.
Which city will host the 2022 World Juniors?
Calgary, Alberta Rogers Place is the place to be.
Edmonton, Alberta, will host the 2022 World Junior Championship. Rogers Place, the arena where the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers play, will host all of the matches. There are no alternate host cities for the first time since 1988.
When planning for the 2022 tournament began in December of the previous year, both Edmonton and Red Deer were considered potential host cities. The Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League (WHL) played their home games at both Rogers Place and the Peavey Mart Centrum.
Read more about the peculiar scheduling of the World Juniors in August.
The 2022 tournament had been planned for Gothenburg, Sweden before the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted plans. Because of the limitations of COVID-19, the move was made to Edmonton in September of 2020. Instead, the 2024 tournament will be held in Gothenburg.
Edmonton has hosted World Juniors competitions on three previous occasions (1995, 2012, and 2021).
Scores and dates for the 2022 World Junior Championships
Match Time (ET) Tuesday, August 9: TV Czechia 5, TV Slovakia 4 FINAL Television Network of Canada/National Hockey League Final Score: Finland 6, Latvia 1 Channels TSN and NHL on the TSN Network Final Score: U.S.A. 5, Germany 1. Hockey on TSN/NHL Network
TV, Wednesday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m. (ET), Final: Sweden 3, Switzerland 2 TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network Canada wins the series against Latvia 5–2. Results: Germany 4, Austria 2 Television Network of Canada/National Hockey League
On Thursday, August 11 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), Finland will take on the Czech Republic on television. Television Network of Canada/National Hockey League It’s time for Slovakia and Canada to face off at 6 o’clock. Channels TSN and NHL on the TSN Network 10 o’clock: Switzerland takes on the United States. Channels TSN and NHL on the TSN Network
Austria takes on Sweden on Friday, August 12 at 2 p.m. (ET) on television. Channels TSN and NHL on the TSN Network The Slovak Republic takes on Latvia at 6 o’clock. Channels TSN and NHL on the TSN Network
Austria takes on the United States at 2 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, August 13. Canada vs. the Czech Republic, tonight at 6:00 p.m. on TSN/NHL Network. Channels TSN and NHL on the TSN Network Time: 10 PM Germany vs. Switzerland. Hockey on TSN/NHL Network
Finland vs. Slovakia, 2 p.m., Sunday, August 14, ET (Central Time) on TV. Watch the Czech Republic take on Latvia at 6 o’clock on TSN/NHL Network. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network Tonight at 10, the United States will play Sweden. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network
Switzerland takes on Austria on Monday, August 15 at 2 p.m. (ET) on television. Canadian vs. Finnish hockey game on TSN/NHL Network at 6 o’clock. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network 10 o’clock, Sweden takes on Germany. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network
Tuesday, August 16th, Time of Game (ET) Time for the TV quarterfinals: 1:00 pm. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network Time of quarterfinal: 3:30 p.m. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network Time: 7 p.m., quarterfinal TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network Time of the 10:30 quarterfinal TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network
Time of Game for Friday, August 19 (ET) 2:00 PM Semifinal on TV. 6 p.m. ET, TSN/NHL Network Semifinal. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network
Time of Game for Friday, August 19 (ET) Bronze Medal Match on TV at 2:00 pm. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network Time of the Gold Medal Game: 6:00 p.m. TVOnTheRocks/NationalHockey League Network
futures odds for the 2022 World Junior Championship
Sporting Interaction claims that the 2022 tournament is a four-horse race.
For this year’s tournament, the most likely winners are Canada (+116), Finland (+116), the United States (+116), and Sweden (+116). Six of the teams have odds of +1386 or lower, while all four countries have odds of +400 or higher.
Check out the current odds for the 2022 competition below.
The Probability of Each Team U.S.A. & Canada 105 Finland 325 Germany +7840 Switzerland +7840 Austria +50000 Latvia +50000 Sweden +408 Czech Republic +1555 Slovakia +3057
A list of previous Junior World Champions
The United States won the World Juniors in 2021, beating Canada 2-0 in the championship game.
With goals from Alex Turcotte of the Kings and Trevor Zegras of the Ducks and a shutout from Spencer Knight of the Panthers, Canada won its fifth gold medal in the sport.
Year 2021 United States Canada victor host Canada, Year 2020 Czechia The Year of the Dog in Finland in 2019 Canada Current Year: 2018 in Canada The Good Ol’ USA In 2017, the United States and Canada both Year of Publication: 2016 in Finland Finland It is the year 2015 in Canada. Canada Finland in 2014 Sweden America, in the year 2013 Russia Sweden in 2012 Canada
How many medals does the country of… have?
Canada will enter the 2022 tournament as the all-time gold medal leader, but Russia will have more total medals despite not competing in the 2022 tournament.
Country Silver, Gold, and Bronze Total Russia * 13 13 11 37 Canada 18 10 5 33 Sweden 2 11 6 19 Finland 5 4 7 16 The Good Ol’ USA 5 2 6 13 To the Czech Republic and Beyond, Plus 2, 5, 7, 14 Slovakia medals won as the Soviet Union and CIS combined medals won as Czechoslovakia combined medals won as Switzerland combined medals won as Switzerland combined medals won as Switzerland combined medals won as Switzerland combined medals won as Switzerland combined medals won as Switzerland combined medal
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