World Junior Hockey Championships


Last Thursday’s gold medal victory by Canada over Czechia in the World Junior Hockey Championships drew an overnight, estimated 4,189,000 viewers on TSN. That capped a steady growth in viewership for TSN over the course of the Halifax-based tournament. The day before, Canada’s semi-final victory over the USA Juniors was watched by an overnight, estimated

Despite an opening round loss to Chechia and some negative Hockey Canada headlines, the World Junior Hockey Championships is still a big draw on TSN. A look at the overnight ratings from December 31 shows that an average minute audience of 1,752,000 (ages 2+) watched the WJC Preliminary game between Canada and Sweden on New

How much of a hit did TSN take with the cancelation of ther World Junior Hockey Championships? Before everything was shut down due to the outbreak of the COVID Omicron variant, a preliminary round game on Boxing Day was the most-watched draw across Canada the week of December 20-26. Canada’s 6-3 win over Czechia out-performed

With Sportsnet coming off a big year thanks more to the Blue Jays exciting playoff run than their pricey NHL deal, TSN needed a deep run from Team Canada at the World Juniors to get back in the sports network ratings game, Unfortunately, the Canadian junior squad got bounced far earlier than most experts would