2021 IIHF World Junior Championship

Our Game, presented by TELUS, takes fans behind the scenes and follows Team Canada through an oh-so-unique World Juniors, from selection camp through the gold medal game.
A special thank you
It was the partners, volunteers and passionate fans who made the World Juniors a tournament for the history books.
Go behind the scenes at the World Juniors through the eyes of the teams, Hockey Canada, the IIHF and volunteers.
Get an inside look at Team Canada on the ice and in the dressing room with candid moments from the World Juniors.
From Boxing Day to the gold medal game, look back at the best moments from Canada’s run at the World Juniors.

Post-Game Report: USA 2, CAN 0


Pre-Game with Dawson Mercer


Pre-Game with Jamie Drysdale


From volunteers to 50/50 totals, social media, quarantine meals, TSN staff and, of course, COVID-19 tests, take a facts-and-figures look at the World Juniors in Edmonton.
COVID-19 prevented Red Deer from co-hosting the 2021 World Juniors, but the city already has its sights set on 2022.
WJC All-Access Pass
Go behind the scenes and find out what an average day in the Edmonton bubble looks like for TSN reporter Mark Masters.
Peyton Krebs wears his name on the back of his jersey, but big sister Maddison wants to see hers on the marquee.
Team Canada families are staying virtually connected with their loved ones – and each other – from coast to coast.
The POE management group rep talks about Canada’s quarterfinal, and the commitment from everyone.
A golden moment revisited
Thirty years after John Slaney’s heroics, members of Team Canada ‘91 reunited to look back at a historic World Juniors.
Check out what’s happening on the ice with photos from every game as Canada goes for gold at the World Juniors.
On an unprecedented Saturday at the World Juniors, tomorrow’s stars of the game share the same ice.
How Hockey Canada – and a host of partners – kept a holiday tradition alive and created the safest World Juniors ever.
A bit of an agitator as a player, Tyson Stewart has leaned on his on-ice experiences to make him a better official.
What the WJC means in 2020
As the hockey world gathers together – but apart – the impact of the World Juniors will reach far beyond the game.
No Canadian coach has spent more time at the World Juniors than André Tourigny, who is facing his toughest task.
A small but determined army of volunteers is working tirelessly to make a unique World Juniors happen.
From U15 AAA to the WHL and now the World Juniors, Bowen Byram and Michael Dyck have shared a unique journey.
Terry and Grace O’Flynn were chosen as World Juniors co-chairs because of their decades of community leadership.
Journey to WJC: Korczak
In Yorkton, Sask., you’re on the farm or on the ice. Kaedan Korczak was a rink rat, carving a path to Team Canada.
On every game day – starting Dec. 20 – fans across Alberta can ‘win bigger than ever’ with an online 50/50 draw.
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Dach to miss World Juniors
National Junior Team captain Kirby Dach will not play in the tournament after suffering a wrist injury on Wednesday.
Journey to WJC: Spence
He got his start in Japan, but Jordan Spence found his hockey home when his family settled in Cornwall, P.E.I.
Journey to WJC: Mercer
Bay Roberts, N.L., is back, with Dawson Mercer representing his hockey-is-family upbringing for the second time.
Journey to WJC: Holloway
From Bragg Creek, Alta. (pop. 586) to the World Juniors, Dylan Holloway is proud of where he comes from.
Kirby Dach will wear the ‘C’ at the World Juniors, alongside alternate captains Bowen Byram and Dylan Cozens.
A renowned extreme adventurer, Jamie Clarke has brought his energy, his wisdom and his stories to Team Canada.
Eight sponsors are putting their support and their name behind the IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton.
TraceSafe, powered by TELUS, is providing wearable technology to protect teams, staff and volunteers.
Twenty-five players – representing nine Members – have earned the opportunity to wear the Maple Leaf in Edmonton.
Goalies get the good news
Gauthier, Garand and Levi get an emotional surprise from their parents, who let them know they’ve made Team Canada.
Xavier Simoneau is among the best players in the QMJHL, but he is making an even bigger impact in his community.
Considering their connection, it’s fitting Ryan Suzuki and Mason Millman are chasing the World Juniors together.
With quarantine taking over Sport Chek selection camp, a Red Deer business owner stepped up to collect 69 spin bikes.
Twenty-six Canadian officials – 14 referees and 12 linesmen – have been selected to work the 2021 World Juniors.
An unprecedented 28-day Sport Chek selection camp awaits the 46 players who will gather starting Nov. 16 in Red Deer.
How many are new to the POE? How many are first-round NHL picks? Take a closer look at the 46 invited to Red Deer.
A larger-than-usual roster and longer-than-usual camp mean the road to the World Juniors will be anything but ordinary.
Hockey Canada is leaving no box unchecked to provide a safe environment during Sport Chek selection camp.
Take a group-by-group and team-by-team look at the game schedule for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship.
The puck drops on Christmas Day in Edmonton, one day before Canada opens its World Juniors against Germany.
Hockey Canada and Nike have unveiled a limited edition heritage jersey that brings together passion and history.
The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship will look different than what fans are used to, but what does that mean?
The 2021 tournament will be played in Edmonton without fans, while Edmonton and Red Deer will play host in 2022.
Jack Quinn followed a path unlike many of his peers, but it led him to the same place – Round 1 of the NHL Draft.
A vital piece of the Team Canada calendar looked very different, with players going online for summer camp.
Undrafted in the WHL, Gage Goncalves forged his own path in the game and worked his way to NJT summer camp.
Hockey Canada introduced mandatory diversity and inclusion training with an eye towards making a difference.
The road to the World Juniors continues when 41 players – including seven returnees – go online for summer camp.
Puck-stoppers from the U17, U18 and U20 programs will join elite-level instructors for online classroom sessions.
André Tourigny, who won gold as an assistant in 2020, will lead Team Canada as head coach at the 2021 World Juniors.
James Boyd, Martin Mondou and Alan Millar will oversee Canada’s U17, U18 and U20 programs next season.
Canada outshot the Americans 34-21, but was left with a silver medal.
Levi and Cozens led Canada past Russia and into the gold medal game.
Levi was brilliant, making 29 saves to send Canada to the semifinals.
Cozens opened and closed the scoring to help Canada atop Group A.
Byfield finished with two goals and four assists in a shutout victory.
Spence, Tomasino and Quinn scored to help Canada edge the Slovaks.
Cozens had a hat trick and three assists to lead a dominant offence.
Levi earned the shutout and Drysdale scored in a pre-WJC win.
Levi turned aside all 36 shots he faced to help Red blank White.
Dach recorded 2G 2A to help White to another selection camp win.
Dach, Tomasino and Zary combined for nine points in the White win.
Cozens and Tomasino had 1G 1A each to help White double up Red.

2021 IIHF World Junior Championship

Welcome to the official home of Canada's National Junior Team at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton, Alta. 

Get the latest about Team Canada and the 2021 World Juniors, as well as extensive coverage of the National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp, Road to the World Juniors pre-tournament schedule and National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp.

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