Friday, January 28

What TV channel is Finland vs Russia on today? Calendar, time for the 2021 World Youth bronze medal game

The two teams that lost in the 2021 IIHF World Youth semi-finals will now have to regroup or go empty-handed.

Russia suffered a 5-0 defeat by Canada before Finland struggled to tie their semi-final game with the Americans before being stunned with 76 seconds remaining in regulation time. Now they will meet in the bronze medal game before Canada and the United States play for gold.

“It’s going to be tough for sure,” Finnish coach Antti Pennant said after his team’s loss to the United States. “But of course it is our last game. So I hope that tomorrow we will do the team effort.”

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“It’s been a really incredible journey with these guys being here in the bubble,” said Kasper Pluto, who had two assists in the semi-final matchup. “We still want to get a medal and be proud of this team. So we are definitely going to give the best of what we have tomorrow and try to get the bronze medal.”

Finland brings a never-say-die attitude to the game as they not only came back against the Americans to tie things, but also beat Sweden in the quarter-finals with a goal with 25 seconds to cap three unanswered goals. With a solid defensive core getting things done on both ends of the ice and a potent power play, Finland will be a tough opponent for Hockey Hall of Famer Igor Larionov’s team.

The Russians don’t have much scoring depth beyond their top 6 and will be looking for much better performance from their net minder. Yaroslav Kasparov allowed four goals on 34 shots to the Canadians and appeared to have trouble holding his stick for much of the first period.

Here’s how to catch the 2021 IIHF World Youth Bronze medal game between Finland and Russia

How to watch Finland vs. Russia

  • Television channel (Canada): T SN
  • Live Stream (Canada): T SN live
  • Television channel (U SA): NHL Network

Finland vs. Russia: When does the puck fall?

  • Date: Tuesday, January 5
  • Time: 5:30 pm ET

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Which teams are in the 2021 World Junior Championships?

Ten teams participate, divided into two groups of five.

Group A B Group
Canada Russia
Finland Sweden
Switzerland U. S
Slovakia Czech Republic
Germany Austria

Full schedule of the 2021 World Junior Championships

(All the eastern time)

Bronze medal game 5:30 pm T SN, NHL
Gold medal game 9:30 pm T SN, NHL

Who has won the IIHF World Junior Championships in the last 10 years?

Year Winner Host country
2020 Canada Czech Republic
2019 Finland Canada
2018 Canada U. S
2017 U. S Canada
2016 Finland Finland
2015 Canada Canada
2014 Finland Sweden
2013 U. S Russia
2012 Sweden Canada
2011 Russia U. S

Which countries have won the most medals at the World Junior Championships?

country Gold Silver Bronze Total
Canada 18 9 5 32
Russia* 13 13 eleven 37
Finland 5 4 6 fifteen
U. S 4 2 6 12
Sweden 2 eleven 6 19
Czech Republic + 2 5 7 14
Slovakia 0 0 2 2
Switzerland 0 0 1 1

* Includes medals won as Soviet Union and CI S
+ Includes medals earned as Czechoslovakia

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