2018 IIHF World Championship schedule: May 13, 2018
Everything you need to know about today’s games
Group A Preliminary Games
10:15 AM ET: France (2-0-0-3, 6 pts, 6th) vs Czech Republic (1-3-0-1, 9 pts, T-3rd)
Both teams are coming off of victories on Friday. The Czech Republic is tied with Switzerland and is looking to stockpile points to get a better quarterfinal matchup and avoid finishing fifth in Group A because that team will have to face the fourth place team in Group B which is currently Canada.
The game will be shown on TSN 1 in Canada.
2:15 PM ET: Switzerland (2-1-1-1, 9 pts, T-3rd) vs Sweden (4-1-0-0, 14 pts, 1st)
Sweden is already outscoring opponents 23-5, have Rickard Rackell (5GP, 5G-6A-11P) leading the way in scoring and Magnus Hellberg (1.63 GAA, .938 sv%) in goal. And they are getting even stronger with Filip Forsberg, Viktor Arvidsson, and Mattias Ekholm going to join the team. Switzerland is also getting Predator additions in Roman Josi and Kevin Fiala.
The game will be shown on TSN 1,4 in Canada and NHL Network in the USA.
Group B Preliminary Games
10:15 AM ET: Norway (0-1-1-3, 3 pts, 7th) vs United States (3-2-0-0, 13 pts, 1st)
The United States will add Nick Bonino to their roster and are looking to solidify their top spot and bye into the semi-final. Keith Kinkaid has a 1.46 GAA and .944 save percentage. Norway, with any point, would clinch a spot in the next round and send South Korea into relegation.
The game will be on TSN 3 and RDS 2 in Canada and NHL Network in the USA.
2:15 PM ET: Germany (1-0-2-2, 5 pts, 6th) vs Finland (4-0-0-1, 12 pts, 2nd)
Finland is coming off of a huge 5-1 win over Canada which puts them in a very good position and within striking distance of the United States as they get set for their match up which will likely be for top spot in the pool. Germany is led by Leon Draisaitl, who is sixth in tournament scoring with two goals and seven assists in five games.
The game will be on TSN 3, 5 in Canada.
All games shown on TSN will be streamed on TSN Go in Canada, but it requires a subscription to TSN. NHL Network in the US will be showing games as well, but listings did not always confirm which games will be shown.