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Quarter-finals set

Quarter-finals set

Host Belarus meets defending champion Sweden

Published 20.05.2014 23:54 GMT+3 | Author Martin Merk
Quarter-finals set
Sweden won the last encounter with Belarus in the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship on home ice in Stockholm 2-1. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
The Preliminary Round is over and the quarter-finals will be played after a day off. Host Belarus will face defending champion Sweden at Minsk Arena.

Belarus as the host country was assigned the evening slot at the main venue in the original game schedule and will make use of it after qualifying for the final round for the first time since 2009.

Russia, the winner of the Group A, will also stay at Minsk Arena and play France in the early game and try to avenge for last year’s surprising loss.

Canada, winner of Group A, will play Finland and Team USA will face the Czech Republic at Chizhovka Arena.

Quarter-Finals on 22 May 2014
(all times are local, UTC+3)

At Minsk Arena:
Russia vs. France 17:00
Sweden vs. Belarus 21:00

At Chizhovka Arena:
USA vs. Czech Republic 16:00
Canada vs. Finland 20:00

Semi-Final pairings on 24 May 2014



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