What TV channel is Sweden vs. Russia on? Schedule, time for World Juniors 2020 semifinal

first_imgTwo of the world juniors powerhouses — Sweden and Russia — meet in the semifinal on Saturday. The winner plays for gold on Sunday while the loser goes for bronze with the possibility of walking away empty-handed.The Swedes have yet to lose a game and easily defeated the host Czechs in the quarterfinals. A squad jam-packed with talent, they’ve potted a tournament-high 25 goals while allowing a low-leading eight. Vancouver Canucks prospect Nils Hoglander leads the tournament with 10 points (five goals, five assists). Samuel Fagemo, the Los Angeles Kings second-round pick in 2019, is first in goals scored with six. Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Rasmus Sandin has been a bit banged up in this one — taking a couple of slashes to the arm — but has been a key offensive threat with five assists.  Here is how you can watch the semifinal matchup between Sweden and Russia on Saturday:How to watch Sweden vs. RussiaTV channel (U.S.): NHL NetworkTV channel (Canada): TSNLive stream (Canada): TSN LiveSweden vs. Russia: When is puck drop?Date: Saturday, Jan. 4Time: 9 a.m. ETWorld Juniors 2020: Four reasons the United States was handed an early exit Full World Junior Championship scheduleSATURDAY, JAN. 4SF: Sweden vs. Russia9 a.m.TSN, NHLNSF: Canada vs. Finland1 p.m.TSN 1/4/5, NHLNSUNDAY, JAN. 5Bronze-medal game9 a.m.TSN, NHLNGold-medal game1 p.m.TSN, NHLN(All times Eastern) ‘IT’S GOLD OR BUST’: NHL players look back on World Junior Championship memoriesRussia enters the semis coming off a 3-1 win over Switzerland. Yaroslav Askarov has had an up-and-down tourney but stopped 14 of 15 shots in net on Thursday. Expected to go high in the 2020 draft, a rarity for backstops, he should be in between the pipes on Saturday. The Russians have a balanced lineup and regularly roll four lines that can bury the puck. Five of their skaters are tied with six points: Nikita Alexandrov (goal, five assists), Kirill Marchenko (two goals, four assists), Dmitri Voronkov (three goals, three assists) Grigori Denisenko (two goals, four assists) and Alexander Khovanov (two goals, four assists).last_img

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