It was a phenomenal final day at the World Junior Championships with Canada playing for gold while Winnipeg Jets prospects David Gustafsson and Ville Heinola battled it out for bronze.
With four teams now eliminated from the tournament, it was time for the semi-final showdowns between Sweden and Russia on one side with Canada and Finland on the other. However, before these matches could be played, it was time for the second game in the relegation series between Germany and Kazakhstan.
It was a busy day of playoffs at the World Junior Championships as all 10 teams were on the ice for the only time in the tournament. All four quarterfinal matches were played while the relegation series also began.
Day four of the World Junior Championship only featured two games but there were some important points being awarded in the standings. With only two days left of competition after day four, things are starting to shape up in terms of where teams will finish heading into the playoffs.
After a slow second day, things changed on day number three as eight teams were in action including both Jets prospects and team Canada.
After a busy day one at the World Junior Championships, day two slowed the pace with only two games on the schedule. It’s always tough in a tournament like this because teams need to have some rest in between games, but they also have a very tight timeline to get all the games played. This…