Before all eyes are on Ufa, Russia - site of this year's World Juniors tournament - Canada's Sports Leader gets fans geared up for the big event with the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship Countdown Show on Tuesday at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt on TSN and TSN Mobile TV.
James Duthie hosts the 30-minute special alongside Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, as they set the table for Team Canada's selection camp beginning Dec. 10 and break down, position by position, how the team might look.
Duthie and McKenzie are joined in studio by World Juniors analyst Ray Ferraro and TSN scout Craig Button, who analyze what Team Canada needs to do to win its first gold medal since 2009. The Countdown Show also features an interview with Belleville Bulls goaltender and Team Canada hopeful Malcolm Subban.
For additional coverage, fans can watch SportsCentre and That's Hockey for in-depth reports and analysis from Team Canada's selection camp in Calgary. Fans can also visit TSN's official Facebook and Twitter accounts for breaking news on the tournament and join the conversation by using the #TSN and #2013WJC hashtags.
TSN has complete live coverage of the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5, with pre-competition games beginning Thursday, Dec. 20. Once again, fans across the country can follow the World Juniors tournament on Canada's Sports Leader, with multi-platform coverage on TSN, TSN Mobile TV, TSN.ca, and TSN Radio.