NHL Network to televise part of World Junior Summer Showcase

From USA Hockey:

NHL Network to Televise 2019 WJSS

Event Begins Friday, July 26, at USA Hockey Arena and includes USA, Canada, Finland and Sweden

USA Hockey announced today that NHL Network will televise live the final three days of games at the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase.

The week-long event will include 11 international competitions featuring the best Under-20 players from four nations – the U.S., Canada, Finland and Sweden – auditioning for a spot to represent their country in the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship. Collectively, the four teams have skated in at least one of the last three IIHF World Junior Championship gold-medal games. In 2017, the U.S. defeated Canada in a thrilling 5-4 shootout victory before Canada topped Sweden, 3-1, a year later. This past January, Finland edged the U.S., 3-2, to win gold.

The six-game NHL Network coverage begins on Wed., July 31, with Canada facing Finland at 1 p.m. ET followed by USA vs. Sweden at 4 p.m. ET. NHL Network’s coverage will continue on Fri., Aug. 2, with Sweden vs. Canada at 1 p.m. ET before Finland and USA meet at 4 p.m. ET in a rematch of the gold-medal game of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship. Event competition will conclude on Sat., Aug. 3, with back-to-back rivalry games as Sweden faces Finland at 1 p.m. ET and the USA takes on Canada at 4 p.m. ET.

In addition, HockeyTV will provide live streaming coverage of the first four days of the event, including five games and the U.S. Blue vs. White scrimmage on Fri., July 26, at 5:30 p.m. ET. HockeyTV will also live stream the U.S. Blue vs. White scrimmage on Fri., July 26, at 5:30 p.m. ET.

All total, 11 games as well as the U.S. split-squad scrimmage will be contested over a nine-day span. Tickets to the games are available at the USA Hockey Arena Box Office (14900 Beck Road, Plymouth, Michigan) or by calling (734) 453-8400 or at USAHockeyArena.com.

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