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When do Flames prospects play at World Juniors?

The holiday season is upon us and the annual World Junior Championship tournament is almost underway! There are two reasons for hockey fans to be thankful: the tournament is in North America this year so game times aren’t crazy, and there are a lot of Calgary Flames prospects represented in the tournament.

Flames Representation

  • Canada: F Dillon Dube (2016 second round pick, captain)
  • Finland: D Juuso Valimaki (2017 first round pick, captain) & F Eetu Tuulola (2016 sixth round pick)
  • Slovakia: F Adam Ruzicka (2017 fourth round pick)
  • Sweden: F Linus Lindstrom (2016 fourth round pick)
  • United States: D Adam Fox (2016 third round pick, alternate captain)

Tues., Dec. 26

  • 12 p.m.: Sweden (Lindstrom) vs. Belarus [no TV]
  • 2 p.m.: Canada (Dube) vs. Finland (Valimaki, Tuulola) [TSN1]
  • 6 p.m.: USA (Fox) vs. Denmark [TSN1]

Wed., Dec. 27

  • 5 p.m.: Canada (Dube) vs. Slovakia (Ruzicka) [TSN1]

Thurs., Dec. 28

  • 10 a.m.: Finland (Valimaki, Tuulola) vs. Denmark [TSN1]
  • 2 p.m.: Sweden (Lindstrom) vs. Czech Republic [TSN1]
  • 6 p.m.: USA (Fox) vs. Slovakia (Ruzicka) [TSN1]

Fri., Dec. 29

  • 1 p.m.: Canada (Dube) vs. USA (Fox) [TSN1]

Sat., Dec. 30

  • 12 p.m.: Sweden (Lindstrom) vs. Switzerland [TSN5]
  • 2 p.m. Finland (Valimaki, Tuulola) vs. Slovakia (Ruzicka) [TSN1]
  • 6 p.m.: Canada (Dube) vs. Denmark [TSN1]

Sun., Dec. 31

  • 2 p.m.: USA (Fox) vs. Finland (Valimaki, Tuulola) [TSN1]
  • 4 p.m.: Slovakia (Ruzicka) vs. Denmark [TSN2]
  • 6 p.m.: Sweden (Lindstrom) vs. Russia [TSN1]

The Medal Round

  • Jan. 2: Quarterfinals (and Relegation Game 1)
  • Jan. 4: Semi-Finals (and Relegation Game 2)
  • Jan. 5: Medal Games (and Relegation Game 3, if necessary)