2016 World Cup: Team Finland vs. Team Russia game thread, schedules, lines, and how to watch

Finland has a chance to play spoiler for the Russians today.

The 2016 World Cup of Hockey is over for Finland. They will not advance past the group stage, but they’re probably still going to get up for this game with a chip on their shoulder.

Russia needs to beat Finland in order to advance themselves, and if they don’t, the North America young stars will advance in their place. Finland has the chance to play spoiler, Russia is fighting to stay alive, so it should be an interesting matchup.

Sergei Bobrovsky should get the start for Russia, while Pekka Rinne is expected to go for Finland.

The puck drops at 3:00 PM EST, at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

How To Watch:

In Canada (French): TVA Sports

In Canada (English): Sportsnet

In the United States: ESPN 2

Stream: Watch ESPN, GameCentre Live

These lineups are subject to change, and we will update them if any changes do occur.

Team Russia projected lineup
Left Wing
Right Wing
Nikita Kucherov Evgeny Kuznetsov Alex Ovechkin
Vladimir Tarasenko Evgeni Malkin Pavel Datsyuk
Evgenii Dadonov Vadim Shipachyov Artemi Panarin
Vladislav Namestnikov Artem Anisimov Ivan Telegin
Left Defense
Right Defense
Nikita Zaitsev Dmitry Orlov
Alexei Emelin Andrei Markov
Alexey Marchenko Dmitry Kulikov
Semyon Varlamov
Sergei Bobrovsky
Team Finland Projected Lineup
Left Wing
Right Wing
Patrik Laine Aleksander Barkov Jussi Jokinen
Mikael Granlund Mikko Koivu Joonas Donskoi
Valtteri Filpulla Jori Lehtera Teuvo Teravainen
Lauri Korpikoski Erik Haula Leo Komarov
Left Defense
Right Defense
Olli Maatta Rasmus Ristolainen
Jyrki Jokipakka Sami Vatanen
Esa Lindell Ville Pokka
Pekka Rinne
Tuukka Rask

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