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The wait is finally over for Team Canada, who are counting on their star-studded young roster to bring them back to gold at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. Led by Kaiden Guhle, Owen Power, Cole Perfetti and many others, the Canadians begin their journey to the World Juniors on Sunday with a preliminary game against Czechia, whose captain, Hamilton Bulldogs forward Jan Myšák, is not no stranger to North American gambling. .

All the action begins at 7 p.m. ET Sunday at Rogers Place, home of the Edmonton Oilers.

Sporting News follows live scores updates and highlights for Canada vs Czechia at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship on Sunday. Follow below for the full results of the preliminary round game.

Score Canada vs. Czechia

1 2 3 OT F
Canada 3
Czechia 3

Live updates from Canada vs Czechia, 2022 World Juniors highlights

First period

7:50 p.m. ET – END OF FIRST: Donovan Sebrango’s tally tally with 29 seconds left in the opening period makes it a 3-3 hockey game before the second.

7:47 p.m. ET – GOAL: Everything is tied up with just 29 seconds to go in the opening frame. Connor Bedard hands the puck to Cole Perfetti, who sends it to Donovan Sebrango, who fires a quick shot past Jakub Malek to make it 3-3.

7:46 p.m. ET – Connor Bedard gets some good looks and produces some good scoring opportunities with Cole Perfetti and company with just over two minutes left in the first frame. Canada is still behind 3-2.

7:37 p.m. ET – GOAL: It’s a crazy first period here, and as Canada sweeps the net, Owen Power unleashes a left side shot and defeats Jakub Malek, who is up front to shoot Canada in just one second after Czechia have took advantage of two prisons. It’s 3-2.

7:34 p.m. ET – GOAL: Stanislav Svozil pulled off a clearing play, slipping through his legs to beat Olen Zellweger before beating Dylan Garand on the short side to give Czechia a 3-1 lead less than a minute after his power-play goal. Canada took a time out with 7:37 left in the first.

7:33 p.m. ET – GOAL: Pavel Novak fires an absolute flare on a receiving shot from the left circle coming off the post and giving Czechia a 2-1 power play lead with 8:28 left in the first.

7:32 p.m. ET – Canada will go shorthanded as Xavier Bourgault heads to the box for tripping Jiri Kulich in the defensive zone.

7:30 p.m. ET – Mason McTavish is absolutely flying the low. He takes great care of the puck, keeps the game alive and handles the puck with aplomb.

7:27 p.m. ET – Lukas Cormier jumps into the game and almost gives Canada the lead, but his shot goes off the crossbar. Excellent stick handling and vision on this game, but just a tough break. It’s always 1-1 at the start.

7:25 p.m. ET – GOAL: Czechia take a 2-1 break with Ronan Seeley catching up on the ice, and Jakub Brabenec back and forth with Michal Gut, who buries him in front of Dylan Garand. Upon examination, this is a good goal. This game is tied 1-1 with just over 10 minutes to go in the opening frame.

7:15 p.m. ET – GOAL: Mason McTavish has the puck on a rope and pulls off an incredible solo effort, going to his backhand to keep the puck away from Pavel Novak before passing a quick shot past Jakub Malek. It’s 1-0 for the Canadians. Incredible play and silky mittens from the Ducks prospect.

7:14 p.m. ET – Dylan Guenther with some good looks at the start, including one coming out of the goal post. It’s always aimless, but Canada generates some pressure here from the start.

7:11 p.m. ET – The puck is dropped and Canada’s campaign for the World Juniors is officially underway.


6:56 p.m. ET – Looking at the big picture, Team Canada has a wealth of talent in the NHL and likely the top picks in aggregate for the next two years with Shane Wright and Connor Bedard, as well as the 2021 No. 1 selection and the Sabers prospect. by Buffalo Owen Power. Expect them to have an impact from the start.

6:02 p.m. ET – Team Canada announces its roster against Czechia, which includes 13 forwards, seven defenders and two goalkeepers. New York Rangers prospect Dylan Garand will start in goal for Canada, while New Jersey Devils’ fourth round Jakub Malek will get the nod for Czechia.

Connor Bedard is set to become the seventh 16-year-old to field them for Team Canada in World Juniors history and will debut as the team’s 13th forward on Sunday. The sensation has been part of the World Juniors roster after an outstanding performance in camp and impressive play at the WHL level, and he is well on his way to becoming possibly a future top pick in the overall standings.

5:05 p.m. ET – Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach gives the boys his best in Alberta.

Start time Canada vs Czechia

  • Time: 7 p.m. ET, 4 p.m. PT

The Canada vs Czech Republic game kicks off at 7 p.m. ET on Sunday to open the World Juniors.

How to watch 2022 World Juniors hockey games

Canada vs. Czech Republic will be broadcast live on TSN in Canada with live broadcasts available through or the TSN app.

For viewers in the United States, NHL Network broadcasts all World Juniors games live while streaming is available on fuboTV (7-day free trial), or on the NHL app or on

Canada vs Czech Republic odds

  • Canada: -1250
  • Czechia: +1700

Canada is a big favorite with the -1250 bets to beat Czechia in their preliminary game, according to Sports Interaction.


2022 Canadian World Juniors Schedule

Dated Opponent TV Information
December 26 Czechia 7 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
December 27 Austria 7 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
December 29 Germany 7 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
December 31st Finland 7 p.m. (TSN, NHLN)
January 2 Quarter-finals TBD (TSN, NHLN)
January 4th Semi finals TBD (TSN, NHLN)
January 5 Bronze / Gold TBD (TSN, NHLN)

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