Hockey fans stay up late/wake up early for Canada-U.S. game

Spoiler alert: Contains subject matter that is entirely too revealing about the Canadian identity


Hockey fans stay up late/wake up early for Canada-U.S. game

No surprise to find World Juniors trending what with fans on Twitter and Instagram noting the hour and the heroic efforts that brought them to the screen. For some, it required setting a ridiculously early alarm. For others it meant killing time until the puck drop.

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Sun, Dec 30 2012 05:09:37

First call of the game: Get up early … or stay up late? 
World Juniors Canada vs. US at 230 am? Yeah, I’m in. :) Jenna Haugen
World Juniors Alarms set… I’ll be up to cheer on #TeamCanada http://pic.twitter.com/3O8OAkILHockey Mom (Tabi)
Oh World Juniors, you are oh so early #zzzJennifer Wilson
World juniors tomorrow morning #4am #worthit http://pic.twitter.com/z11XA0R5Alex Walker
No time to sleep in this break! World juniors making Canada proud! http://pic.twitter.com/ZxkPVP50Taj Maballs
Next up for the armchair athlete — secure late-night snacks: 
MUST STAY AWAKER FOR WORLD JUNIORS http://pic.twitter.com/USsuIYFtAutumn Reynolds
the late night snacks that helped my stay up through the #WorldJuniors #CanadaUSA #game .. #pepsi #rockets #creampuffs #chips #instacollageSimran Lail
We’re ready for some world juniors hockey #fatpeopleproblems #bejelly http://pic.twitter.com/EgGvuwVC Megan Schneider
All geared up for world juniors! @CamStones @ChadStrapp waking up early? Don’t go to bed http://pic.twitter.com/EjhVtH30Andrew Ferguson
Could there be anything more Canadian than hockey and Tim Hortons? 
This is what happens when you gotta stay up till 4am to watch a hockey game. #TimHortans #WorldJuniors #IIHFDevinJanke
As it turns out, yes: hockey, a Canadian and Trivial Pursuit: 
Waiting for the world juniors with the boys @KevinDupuis #justinrichard #Trivialpersuit #WJHC http://pic.twitter.com/BMlpoNPaRem
Whatever the hour, fans — with their babies, pets and mobile devices — eventually settled in for the game:
Time to watch some World Juniors!!! @HockeyCanada #WJC2013 #GoCanadaGo http://pic.twitter.com/xovPPGAyBrad Thomas
@TSNBobMcKenzie It’s World Juniors Time in Alberta! GO CANADA GO #2013wjc #tsn http://pic.twitter.com/XakxlCt6Christian Ravary
Watching Can vs. USA at World Juniors at 4 a.m. http://pic.twitter.com/kWmdO4OdLola Labrador
Sophie watching the world juniors #fatcat http://pic.twitter.com/0ZjEYUtNNicole Antle
@superhawk36@markgeorge1 @pm00530 rozak#TSN. This is world juniors 4am in the morning! Atta boy rozak http://pic.twitter.com/26Fa1FAGColin Hartigan
Game results:
Such a intense game but another win for Team Canada #2013WJC #Worldjuniors #TeamCanada #Roadtogold #Hockey #Ufa #Intensegame #GoCanadaGOkristen_goetz
Malcolm Subban is Canada’s World Juniors hero :D #Canada #hockey #hero http://pic.twitter.com/YBUnxDWuDamian Ross
World Juniors Can vs #teamUSA unofficial game summary captured on #fastinfo iPad app. See attached report. http://pic.twitter.com/ypjE1Fz9Peter Costanzo
And the post-game analysis: 
#worldjuniors #hockey Always worth staying up till 4am to watch! #gocanadago #nosleep and not tired anymore!jessiekellenepurcka
Going to bed at 4am because of world juniors #goodmorning #goodnightIrene Liang
Wow my sleeping schedule is getting demolished from the world juniors #prideJordan Desilets
I think I’ll go to bed now 7:30 am… World juniors problemsCameron Traversy
World Juniors have totally been worth my owl like sleeping schedule. Goodnight worldBrett Martin
Undefeated. Bring it on #russia !! #canada #worldjuniors #love #hockey #iihfChristine Casarsa



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