World Juniors hit Victoria                                Team Canada forwards look for a rebound in Wednesday night’s preliminary game against Switzerland at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria. Canada won the game 5-3. The 2019 IIHF World Junior Championships begin Boxing Day with Canada taking on Denmark at Rogers Place in Vancouver at 5 p.m. The U.S. will take on Slovakia at 3 p.m. at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, with Sweden facing Finland at 7 p.m. in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)

World Juniors hit Victoria Team Canada forwards look for a rebound in Wednesday night’s preliminary game against Switzerland at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria. Canada won the game 5-3. The 2019 IIHF World Junior Championships begin Boxing Day with Canada taking on Denmark at Rogers Place in Vancouver at 5 p.m. The U.S. will take on Slovakia at 3 p.m. at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, with Sweden facing Finland at 7 p.m. in Victoria. (Katherine Engqvist/News staff)

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

IIHF World Junior Championships games start Boxing Day in Victoria

Canada beat Switzerland Wednesday as the excitement the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championships hit Victoria. Canada won the first pre-tournament game 5-3.

RELATED: Team Canada takes the ice in Victoria for world juniors warmup

Team Canada began its journey in the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championships with a pre-tournament game Wednesday in Victoria.

The team plays again Friday, facing Slovakia at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre at 5 p.m.

IIHF World Junior Championships games start Boxing Day with the U.S. facing Slovakia at 3 p.m. (local time) and Sweden facing Finland at 7 p.m. At Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Czech Republic faces Switzerland at 1 p.m. and Canada plays Denmark at 5 p.m.

Games run daily through the semi-finals Jan. 02 with the finals in Vancouver Jan. 4 and 5.

Find the full schedule and scores at tsn.ca/world-juniors/schedule.



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Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

Canada edges Switzerland in pre-tournament world hockey fanfare

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