TORONTO (May 6, 2019) – Team Canada looks to capture the gold medal for the first time since 2016 as TSN delivers exclusive live coverage of the 2019 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, one of 60+ championship events that live on TSN, running May 10-26 from Bratislava and Kosice, Slovakia. Canada’s Sports Leader broadcasts all 64 games of the tournament starting Friday, May 10 when Team Canada hits the ice against Finland at 10 a.m. ET, only on TSN. The network’s complete broadcast schedule is available here.
TSN primes fans with the 2019 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW SHOW airing Thursday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN2.
With a talented roster led by Vegas Golden Knights winger Mark Stone, Team Canada is looking to get back onto the podium after falling in the Bronze Medal Game to Team USA last year. Since 1931, Canada has won the IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 20 times, the second most of all competing nations. With a victory at this year’s tournament, Canada can tie Russia for the most championships in tournament history.
TSN’s iconic hockey broadcast team of play-by-play commentator Gord Miller and analyst Ray Ferraro call all Team Canada games from Kosice. Jon Abbott and Dave Tomlinson bring viewers the call for select additional games in Kosice. As well, reporter Danielle Emanuele will join the team from rinkside.
SPORTSCENTRE reporter Brent Wallace closely follows Team Canada and provides frequent updates throughout the tournament, and TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger returns with his popular “Dreger Café” interviews, airing on SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca.
Additionally, TSN Radio stations across Canada are set to deliver exclusive live coverage of select games from the 2019 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, highlighted by Team Canada matchups. Abbott delivers the call alongside analyst Tomlinson (visit each station’s official website for complete programming info). All stations deliver the latest breaking news and analysis from the tournament. TSN Radio coverage is available for live streaming on each station’s website, as well as on the TSN and iHeartRadio apps.
TSN and TSN Direct subscribers can access live streaming and on-demand viewing of the network’s exclusive live coverage of the 2019 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on TSN.ca and the TSN app, with French-language coverage available on RDS.