World Youth 2020 Championship: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, Where, When, Schedule

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World Youth 2020 Championship: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, Where, When, Schedule

The arrival of the festive season means that the World Youth Hockey Championship is very close.

Once again, the best under 20 players from all over the world will meet to determine which nation has the best juniors crop. This time the setting is the Czech Republic – the eastern cities of Ostrava and Trinec serve as hosts for the latest edition of the tournament.

The Czechs will try to take advantage of the ice at home to push themselves to the podium for the first time since 2005, when they finished third behind Canadian champion and Russian silver medalist. It has been even longer since the Czech Republic claimed gold in this fight, with first-place finishes back and forth in 2000 and 2001 the last (and only) time the nation reached the nation.

As usual as Canada, the United States and Russia will be considered favorites, though Finland will be willing to defend its title after a stunning run through competition last year.

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Here’s everything you need to know about the tournament.

Where is the 2020 World Youth Championship?

The 2020 World Youth Championships will take place in the Czech Republic, with the cities of Ostrava and Trinec hosting the games.

This will be the 44th edition of the tournament, the fourth in the Czech Republic.

When will the 2020 World Youth Championship take place?

The tournament runs from December 26 until January 5.

What is the channel that broadcasts the World Youth Championship?

  • TV Channel (USA): NHL Network
  • TV Channel (Canada): TSN
  • Livestream (USA): TBD
  • Live Stream (Canada): TSN Direct

Which teams are in the World Youth Championship?

There are ten teams involved, divided into two groups of five.

Group A.
Group B.
Finland
United States
Switzerland
Russia
Sweden
Canada
Slovakia
Cazech Republic
Kazakhstan
Germany

When is Canada against the US?

The hockey gods blessed us with an early meeting between North American competitors, as Canada will take on the United States on Thursday, December 26 – the first day of the competition.

Puck fall is scheduled for 1 pm Eastern time zone.

Complete schedule for the 2020 World Youth Championship

All seasons Eastern.

Thursday, December 26th

Switzerland and Kazakhstan, 9am
Czech Republic vs. Russia, 9am
Sweden vs. Finland, 1pm
Canada v. United States, 1 p.m.

Friday, December 27th

Slovakia vs. Slovakia Kazakhstan, 9am
Germany vs. United States, 1 pm

Saturday, December 28

Finland vs. Slovakia, 9am
Czech Republic vs. Germany, 9am
Switzerland vs. Sweden, 1pm
Russia vs. Canada, 1pm

Sunday, December 29th

Kazakhstan vs. Finland, 9am
United States vs. Russia, 1 pm

Monday, December 30th

Kazakhstan vs. Sweden, 9am
Germany vs. Canada, 9am
Slovakia vs. Switzerland, 1pm
United States vs. Czech Republic, 1 pm

Tuesday, December 31

Sweden vs. Slovakia, 9am
Russia vs. Germany, 9am
Finland vs. Switzerland, 1 pm
Canada v. Czech Republic, 1 pm

Thursday, January 2

Wednesday, 6:30 am
Wednesday, 9am
Wednesday, 11:30 am
Wednesday, 2 pm

Saturday, January 4

Semifinal, 9am
Semifinal, 1pm

Sunday, January 5th

Bronze Medal, 9am
Gold Medal, 1pm

Who won the 2019 World Youth Championship?

Finland won the tournament in 2019, beating the US 3-2 in the final. It was Finland’s fifth gold medal in the competition.

Who won the World Youth Championship this decade?

Year
Winner
Host country
2019
Finland
Canada
2018
Canada
United States
2017
United States
Canada
2016
Finland
Finland
2015
Canada
Canada
2014
Finland
Sweden
2013
United States
Russia
2012
Sweden
Canada
2011
Russia
United States
2010
United States
Canada

Which countries have won the most medals in the World Youth Championship?

Country
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
Canada
17
9
5
31
Russia*
13
12
11
36
Finland
5
4
6
15
United States
4
2
6
12
Sweden
2
11
5
18
Czech Republic +
2
5
7
14
Slovakia
0
0
2
2
Switzerland
0
0
1
1

* Includes medals won as a Soviet Union and the CIS
+ includes the medals they won as Czechoslovakia

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