How to watch Canada vs. Finland: TV channel, live stream, start time for 2022 World Juniors gold-medal game

Canada is back where it belongs, playing in the World Junior Championships gold medal match. The host country meets Finland be crowned champion of the 2022 tournament on Saturday.

On Friday, Canada defeated the Czech Republic 5-2 in the semifinals to secure their ticket to the gold medal game. Kent Johnson had a goal and two assists, Logan Stankoven had a goal and an assist, Olen Zellweger had three assists and Connor Bedard, Mason McTavish and Joshua Roy added a goal each.

Canada extended a 4-0 lead in the first two periods thanks to two goals each in the first and second periods. The Czech Republic fought back in the third game, scoring twice to cut the deficit in half, but a late Canada goal provided the necessary reassurance.

Canada’s power play went 2-3 that day, improving its tournament win rate to 50 percent (8-16).

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Finland secured their place in the World Juniors 2022 gold medal match thanks to a 23-save shutout by goaltender Juha Jutkola against Sweden. Seeing Jatkola in the starting XI came as a surprise to some as he has only started in one of the team’s last five games, but the Finns drove with him and he made it big in the 1-0 win.

Kasper Puutio scored the only goal of the game. It came on the power play after a dubious call for too many men on the ice. Sweden failed to score in a 5v3 powerplay they had for 1:34 towards the end of the second period.

It is the first time since 2019 that Finland is playing for gold. That year, the team defeated the United States in the championship game. This year, it must defeat a Canadian team that it lost 6-3 in the preliminary round.

The Sporting News has a complete guide on how to watch Canada v Finland in the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship finals, including start time and TV channels for viewers in the United States and Canada.

What channel is Canada vs Finland on today?

  • Canada: TSN1/3/5
  • United States: NHL Network

TSN has all the World Juniors action in Canada. In the United States, viewers can find the games on NHL Network.

Gord Miller and Mike Johnson will be making live calls in Edmonton. James Duthie and Bob McKenzie will provide analysis during the breaks.

How to stream World Juniors hockey games live

Fans in Canada can stream all World Juniors games on or the TSN App. US fans can stream the tournament on fuboTV (free trial), or the NHL app.

Start time Canada vs. Finland

  • Time: 8pm ET (6pm MT)

The puck drops at 8:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 p.m. local time, from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alta., home of the NHL’s Oilers and WHL’s Oil Kings.

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Canada vs Finland Odds

  • Canada: -1.5 (-122)
  • Finland: +1.5 (-114)

Canada is a 1.5-goal favorite at the puck line for the game against Finland at the World Juniors, according to Sports Interaction.

Canada World Juniors Schedule 2022

(All times Easter)

date Opponent result Time (ET), television
August 10th Latvia W, 5-2 6 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
August 11th Slovakia W, 11-1 6 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
13 August Czech Republic W, 5-1 6 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
15th of August Finland W, 6-3 6 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
August 17th Switzerland (Quarterfinals) W, 6-3 7 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
August 19th Czech Republic (semifinals) W, 5-2 4 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
20th of August Finland (Gold Medal Game) 8 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)

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