The World Junior Hockey Championships have started in Alberta, and both the US and Canada played yesterday. Canada beat Finland 8-1 in their round robin opener. Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brett Connolly scored a goal against the Finns in the third period of that match. The US also won, beating Denmark 11-3. Charlie Coyle scored a hat trick in Team USA's opener.
The next game for Canada and the US are both tomorrow. The US plays Finland at 3:30 pm Eastern while Canada plays the Czech Republic at 8 pm Eastern. All of the US and medal games are being broadcasted on the NHL Network, as well as being streamed on NHL.com .