Both Canada and the United States have advanced to the semi-finals of the World Championships after wins on Thursday.
Chris Kreider, Neal Pionk and Team USA defeated Filip Chytil and the Czech Republic 3-2.
- The score was tied at two in the third period when a Czech defender fell and Patrick Kane scored the eventual game winner.
Kreider played 15:44 (6:28 in the first, 4:29 in the second and 4:47 in the third) and had no shots on goal or anything on the scoresheet.
Pionk was a plus 1 in 11:53, playing 3:38 in the first, 4:16 in the second and 3:59 in the third.
For the Czech Republic, Chytil was a minus one, had no shots on goal and played 10:51 (3:43 in the first, 3:45 in the second, 3:23 in the third).
Canada defeated Pavel Buchnevich, Igor Shesterkin and Russia 5-4 in overtime.
- Canada won with a PP goal in OT.
Buchnevich had one shot on goal, a plus one rating and 13:41 overall of ice time, with 4:46 in the first, 4:422 in the second and 4:13 in the third. He did not take a shift in OT.
Shesterkin started for Russia and stopped 36 of 41 shots in 64:57.
Mika Zibanejad was 13 and 3 on faceoffs, a minus one and played 15:32 to help Sweden advance at the World Championships.
Lias Andersson dressed for Sweden but did not take a shift.