Canada vs. USA: How to watch, stream 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship

Just four teams remain as the semi-finals of the 2023 World Junior Championship begin this Wednesday with Canada taking on the United States in the final match of the day.

After losing their opener to Czechia on Boxing Day, Canada bounced back with a trio of wins over Germany, Austria and Sweden to finish second in Group A. They went to the quarter-finals of final where they faced Slovakia, winning a nail-biting 4-3 in overtime.

Watch Wednesday’s game LIVE at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT on TSN1/3/4/5, and the TSN App.

You can watch every 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship game LIVE on TSN, and the TSN app.

Regina Pats superstar Connor Bedard scored the game-winner – to go with another score and an assist – to add to his tournament record.

The 17-year-old is now the all-time leader in points and goals for Canada at the World Juniors with 34 and 16 respectively. He also holds the record for the most points and assists in a single tournament by a Canadian, as well as the most points by a Canadian player under the age of 18.

Arizona Coyotes winger Dylan Guenther has five goals and two assists for seven points in the tournament so far, while Dallas Stars prospect Logan Stankoven has added two goals and seven assists for nine points. Thomas Milic has taken over the goaltending position for Canada and continues to play well, posting a 1.69 average in four games.

They’ll face a leading American team that put up a dominating 11-1 performance in the quarterfinal against Germany, including a hat trick from Arizona Coyotes prospect Logan Cooley. The 18-year-old is now second in goals and points at the tournament, behind Bedard. St. Louis Blues prospect Jimmy Snuggerud is tied with Cooley for second and just one point behind his teammate.

Top goalie draft prospect Trey Augustine also impressed, posting a 1.36 average in four games.

It’s the first time Canada and the United States have met at the World Juniors since the Americans won 2-0 in Edmonton in 2021 to claim their fifth title.

How to watch the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship: Canada vs USA

You can watch Canada vs. USA, plus all games from the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship, LIVE on TSN, and the TSN app.

When: Wednesday 04 Jan.

Main cover: 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT

Where to watch: TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, TSN5, TSN app

The full broadcast schedule is available here.

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