Bronze Medal Game
After disappointing 2-1 losses for both teams, it will be interesting to see how these two teams respond. Surely, these teams had aspirations of gold. Sweden is in their second straight bronze medal game and looking to avenge a loss to Slovakia last year. For the United States, they are looking for their first medal since winning gold in 2013. Sweden has medalled in three of the last four WJCs.
It's hard to tell how teams will approach this game but Linus Söderström and Alex Nedeljkovic have been the number one goalies for both teams throughout the tournament. The game will be shown on TSN 1/3/4/5 and RDS in Canada. You can stream the game via TSN GO. In the United States, the NHL Network will have the game.
Gold Medal Game
Two goals in just over two minutes, Russia turned a 1-0 deficit into a 2-1 lead and never looked back. Ilya Samsonov made 26 saves for Russia, and even though it was Alexander Georgiev who started most of the games for Russia, they turned to Samsonov when it mattered most after the scare against Denmark. Yegor Korshkov had a goal and an assist in the win against the US.
A lot has been said about Finland, and after sneaking by Sweden, they will definitely have the home crowd behind them as they for gold. For their captain Mikko Rantanen is heading into his final World Junior game, and Patrick Laine and Jesse Puljujärvi are expected to be top picks in this year's NHL draft and may not have the chance to come back and compete in this tournament. The game will be on TSN 1/3/4/5 and RDS in Canada. You can stream the game via TSN GO NHL Network in the US will show the game.