Can’t be in Yarmouth, N.S., to watch Canada East, Canada West, the Czech Republic, Russia, Switzerland and the United States go for gold at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge? No problem! Thanks to Hockey Canada and FASTHockey, fans across Canada and around the world can watch the action for free from the comfort of their homes!
Every game (except the gold medal game, which will be broadcast on TSN/RDS) will be available via webcast for free, as long as fans follow three easy steps:
STEP 1: Visit hockeycanada.fasthockey.com and sign up for a free FASTHockey account.
STEP 2: Like the World Junior A Challenge on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wjrac.
STEP 3: When it's game time, click the HC on FASTHockey link on the WJAC Facebook page and enjoy!
FASTHockey now delivers video to most iOS/Android mobile devices and tablets. Simply go to hockeycanada.fasthockey.com using your device and you will automatically be redirected to the mobile web site.
Since the first World Junior A Challenge in 2006 in Yorkton and Humboldt, Sask., more than 100 NHL draft picks have played in the tournament, including 18 first-round selections (Beau Bennett, Alexander Burmistrov, Joe Colborne, Nikita Filatov, Mikhail Grigorenko, Dmitri Kulikov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Hampus Lindholm, John Moore, Vladislav Namestnikov, Riley Nash, Dylan Olsen, Jordan Schmaltz, Jaden Schwartz, Brendan Smith, Kyle Turris, Andrei Vasilevski and Nail Yakupov).
Who will be the breakout star at this year’s tournament? Tune in to the 2012 World Junior A Challenge on FASTHockey beginning Nov. 5 and find out!