How to Watch Czechia vs. Canada: Stream IIHF World Junior Championships Gold Medal Game Live, TV Channel, Canada can repeat as world junior hockey champions and avenge its lone loss with a win over Czechia on Thursday.

IIHF World Junior Championship 2023

With the Christmas holidays just around the corner, hockey fans have an ultimate delight coming their way as the annual U20 IIHF tournament will be starting on Monday, December 26 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Moncton Canada. After a tumultuous two years of Covid-19, the championship will be finally starting at its usual time of the year i.e just one day after Christmas.

how to watch World Junior Hockey Championship

  • Date: 26th December to January 5
  • Where: Scotiabank Centre/Avenir Centre
  • TV: TSN/NHL Network
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Canada has won six straight games since it was dumped by Czechia in the first game for both teams at the IIHF World Junior Championships back on Dec. 26.

The Canadians have since run off six straight victories to reach the gold-medal game and another shot at the Czechs, who beat Sweden in overtime on Wednesday to reach the final for the first time since they won back-to-back gold medals in 2000-01 as the Czech Republic. Canada is the defending champion and has won a record 19 gold medals in the competition.

The gold-medal game will be played Thursday at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, with next year’s tournament scheduled for Gothenburg, Sweden.

How to Watch Czechia vs. Canada in Junior Hockey Today:

Game Date: Jan. 5, 2023

Game Time: 6:30 p.m. ET

TV: NHL Network

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The Canadians fell into an early 2-0 hole in their semifinal against the United States on Wednesday before running off six unanswered goals for a 6-2 victory. Thomas Milic bounced back from a shaky start to stop 43 shots for Canada. Joshua Roy led the offense with two goals and two assists.

Czechia found itself down 1-0 early in the second period and the game remained that way until the final minute of regulation. With an extra man on the ice, David Jiricek finally got the puck past Sweden’s Carl Lindbom with 39 seconds left to tie the game. At the 9:10 mark in overtime, Jiri Kulich ended it and sent the Czechs to the final. Czechia hasn’t medaled since taking the bronze in 2005.

Kulich leads the Czechs with six goals and is tied with David Spacek, Stanislav Svozil and Gabriel Szturc with eight points. Connor Bedard has nine goals and 23 points for Canada, which has outscored its opponents 39-13 in the tournament.

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