Nothing beats some meaningful hockey in the World Juniors, and the Semifinals provide us with just that. Just one Jets prospect remains in the tournament, and he was in action today.
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Three games were on tap today, so let’s get down to business, shall we?
Sweden def. United States 4-2
Canada def. Czech Republic 7-2
Denmark def. Belarus 3-2 (Denmark wins best-of-three relegation series 2-0)
The journey for Gold ended for Dylan Samberg and Team USA today, as they fell 4-2 to Sweden in their Semifinal. In the loss, Samberg was on for 19:09 of ice-time. Team USA’s tournament isn’t over just yet, as they take on the Czech Republic tomorrow tomorrow in the Bronze medal match.
Well, this is it. The final day of the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championship is tomorrow. However, the last day brings the most glory, and the most hardware. The medals will be handed out tomorrow, but to who? Canada will face off against Sweden for Gold, and the United States will take on the Czech Republic for Bronze.
Belarus Out, Kazakhstan In
With a 3-2 loss Today, Belarus has been relegated from the Top U20 Division. Kazakhstan will be the promoted team for next year’s tournament.
Gold Medal Game
Canada v. Sweden
Bronze Medal Game
United States v. Czech Republic