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World Juniors 2015: Canada vs Switzerland preview, TV schedule, roster news, and more

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Canada wraps up its pre-tournament play tonight versus the Swiss.

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Tonight is the last chance for Canada to iron out any issues, before thl World Junior Hockey Championship gets underway.

Zachary Fucale gets the start over Eric Comrie, which probably means he has the inside track at the moment to become Canada's starter throughout the tournament. Of course, this means that Fucale will have to prove to Benoit Groulx and the rest of the coaching staff that he deserves the spot, and final chapter of the process will come this evening. If he plays well, it's likely the job is his. If not, Comrie is definitely a suitable starter.

Earlier today Curtis Lazar was given the captain duties for Canada. Connor McDavid and Sam Reinhart will serve as alternates. As per usual, Canada has an embarrassment of riches at this tournament, but no one can argue that the players given a letter for their jersey aren't a good choice.

Team Canada's lines remain unchanged from their previous game, as they look to continue to build chemistry after an impressive 5-2 victory over the Swedes.

Switzerland will be in tough, but as we've all come to know, talent disparity can't keep the Swiss down. Expect them to put up a solid fight in their habitual underdog role.

You can watch the game on TSN1, TSN2 & TSN4. You can listen to the game on the TSN radio network. Coverage begins at 7:00 PM EST.

Team Canada Projected Lineup
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Max Domi Sam Reinhart Anthony Duclair
Nick Ritchie Connor McDavid Curtis Lazar
Nic Petan Nick Paul Robby Fabbri
Lawson Crouse Frederik Gauthier Virtanen/Point
Left Defense Right Defense
Darnell Nurse Shea Theodore
Samuel Morin Madison Bowey
Josh Morrissey Hicketts/Heatherington
Goaltenders
Zachary Fucale
Eric Comrie

Unfortunately at this point of the tournament we still don't have a great idea of what many lineups will look like. Allow for many changes for the actual Swiss lineup compared to the projected one.

Team Switzerland Projected Lineup
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Kevin Fiala Jason Fuchs Timo Meier
Fredrik Sitje Denis Malgin Noah Rod
Tim Wieser Pius Suter Kris Schmidli
Marc Easchlimann Luca Hischier Scweri/Fazzini
Left Defense Right Defense
Phil Baltisberger Mirco Muller
Michael Fora Xeno Busser
Yannick Rathgeb Kindschi/Jelovac
Goaltenders
Gauthier Descloux
Gilles Senn