Both Canada and Germany are looking for their first wins at the 2023 World Juniors as the two Group A opponents meet tonight in Halifax.
After winning all of their contests at the summer tournament, Canada dropped its opener, losing 5-2 to Czechia on Monday night. The reigning gold medalists received poor goaltending and had multiple breakdowns on their own zone, resulting in the upset loss.
“What I said to our group is, ‘We’ll see what our team’s like in the next 48 hours, how resilient we are, because it’s easy to win & cruise on through. Now, it will tell us what type of group we got in there,'” Canada head coach Dennis Williams said after the loss.
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While Czechia now has the inside track for the top spot in the group, there are still plenty of group play games to be played, including Canada’s match with Germany.
The Germans are coming off a close 1-0 loss to Sweden on Tuesday afternoon. Nikita Quapp did everything in his power to get the Germans a win, turning aside 43 of the 44 shots he faced. However, Germany could not beat Carl Lindbom and a tally by Adam Engstrom proved to be the difference maker.
The Sporting News has a complete guide on how to watch Canada vs. Germany in the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship, including the start time and TV channels for viewers in both the United States and Canada.
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What channel is Canada vs. Germany on today?
- Canada: TSN 1/4/5
- 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 on the call. James Duthie, Bob McKenzie and Cheryl Pounder will provide analysis during intermissions.
How to live stream World Juniors hockey games
Fans in Canada can stream all World Juniors games at TSN.ca or the TSN app.
U.S. fans can stream the tournament on fuboTV (free trial), NHL.tv or the NHL app.
Canada vs. Germany start time
- Time: 6:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. AST)
The puck drops at 6:30 p.m. ET from the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., the home of the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads.
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This is the second game for both clubs at the 2023 World Juniors.
Canada vs. Germany odds
- Canada: -5.5 (+103)
- Germany: +5.5 (-143)
- O/U: 7.5
Canada is a 5.5-goal favorite on the puckline for the contest against Germany at the World Juniors, according to Sports Interaction. Canada failed to cover against Czechia, as they were 2.5-goal favorites and lost the match.
Canada World Juniors schedule 2023
(All times Eastern)
|Date||Opponent||Result||Time (ET)||TV Info|
|Dec. 26||Czechia||L, 5-2||6:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Dec. 28||Germany||—||6:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Dec. 29||Austria||—||6:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Dec. 31||Sweden||—||6:30 p.m.||TSN, NHLN|
|Jan. 2||TBD (Quarterfinals)||—||TBD||TSN, NHLN|
|Jan. 4||TBD (Semifinals)||—||TBD||TSN, NHLN|
|Jan. 5||TBD (Gold-Medal Game)||—||TBD||TSN, NHLN|
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