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World Juniors continues to deliver record audiences on TSN

TSN.ca Staff

1/3/2014 4:39:26 PM

The 2014 World Junior Hockey Championship continues to attract record audiences on TSN platforms, including Team Canada's quarter-final win on Thursday.

TSN's exclusive broadcast of Canada's 4-1 quarter-final victory over Switzerland on Thursday attracted a record average audience of more than 1.6 million viewers - the most-watched ever for a World Juniors quarter-final or semifinal game outside of North America. Sweden's 6-0 quarter-final win over Slovakia had an average audience of 752,000 viewers – making it the highest audience of the tournament for a non-Canadian game.

TSN Digital platforms also set a single-day record for video views, generating more than 1.5 million views yesterday on TSN.ca, TSN mobile apps, and TSN's official YouTube channel.

Fans were also able to view video highlights on Twitter via @TSN_Sports as part of the first live sports execution of Twitter Amplify in Canada. 

Video highlights of Team Canada goals comprised some of the day's most popular clips, including Anthony Mantha's penalty shot goal that put Canada ahead 2-0 over Switzerland.

TSN's coverage of the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championship continues this weekend with the semifinals, Bronze Medal Game, and Gold Medal Game:

Saturday
• Semifinal #1:  Russia–Sweden  at 9am et/6am pt          
• Semifinal #2:  Canada–Finland  at 12:30pm et/9:30am pt  

Sunday
• Bronze Medal Game at 9am et/6am pt      
• Gold Medal Game at 1pm et/10am pt