After all the Christmas presents were opened, and some Chinese food was eaten, the hockey gods gave us another gift. The 2021 IIHF World Championship opening day triple-header night hat is arguably the biggest meeting of all round robin when the Powers, the United States and Russia, pulled together. confront.
Both countries are in the top 3 favorites, along with Canada, to win gold and the winner of this match will prepare for a much easier race to the top of the podium.
In 2020, the United States beat the Russians 3-1 in the group stage supported by two goals from Arthur Kaliyev. The Americans would lose in the quarterfinals to Finland while Russia would skate with silver.
It’s very early in the 12 day tournament, but there’s a lot at stake because of the jump. Here’s how to attend the 2021 IIHF World Junior Group B meeting between the United States and Russia.
How to watch the United States against Russia
- TV Channel (Canada): TSN
- Live Streaming (Canada): TSN Live
- TV channel (USA): NHL Network
- Live Streaming (USA): fuboTV (7 day free trial)
USA vs Russia: When is the puck released?
- Dated: Friday December 25
- Time: 9:30 p.m. ET
World Juniors 2021: Latest news
Which teams are participating in the 2021 World Junior Championship?
Ten teams, divided into two groups of five, participate.
|group A||Group B|
Full schedule for the 2021 World Junior Championship
(All Eastern hours)
|FRIDAY, DEC. 25|
|Switzerland vs Slovakia||2:00 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Germany vs Finland||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|Russia vs USA||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|SATURDAY, DEC. 26|
|Sweden vs Czech Republic||2:00 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Germany vs Canada||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|USA vs. Austria||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|SUNDAY, DEC. 27|
|Finland vs Switzerland||2:00 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Slovakia vs. Canada||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|Czech Republic vs. Russia||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|MONDAY, DEC. 28|
|Austria vs Sweden||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|Slovakia vs Germany||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|TUESDAY, DEC. 29|
|United States vs. Czech Republic||2:00 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Canada vs Switzerland||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|Austria vs Russia||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30|
|Finland vs Slovakia||2:00 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Switzerland vs Germany||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|Russia vs Sweden||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|THURSDAY, DEC. 31|
|Czech Republic vs. Austria||2:00 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Canada vs Finland||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|Sweden vs United States||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|SATURDAY JAN. 2|
|Quarterfinal||3:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Quarterfinal||7 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Quarterfinal||10:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|MONDAY JAN. 4|
|Semi final||18 hours||TSN, NHLN|
|Semi final||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|TUESDAY JAN. 5|
|Bronze medal match||5:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Gold medal set||9:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
Who has won the IIHF World Junior Championships in the past 10 years?
Which countries have won the most medals at the World Junior Championships?
|Czech Republic +||2||5||seven||14|
* Includes medals won in the Soviet Union and the CIS
+ Includes medals won in Czechoslovakia