2017 U18 World Championship. Russia beats Czech Republic, advances to playoffs to face Slovakia

This was a tough one, no doubt.

CZECH REPUBLIC vsRUSSIA 4:5 OT (1:1, 1:1, 2:2)
GoalsRubinchik (Galenyuk, Bitsadze), 11 (0:1 PP goal); Kvasnicka (Kondelik, Safin), 18 (1:1); Shashkov (Baranov), 30 (1:2); Zadina (Chytil), 34 (2:2); Svechnikov (Lipanov, Chekhovich), 44 (2:3); Hrabik (Kral, Kaut), 45 (3:3); Kern (Kvasnicka, Kondelik), 49 (4:3); Maximov (Slepets, Rubinchik), 58 (4:4); Rubinchik (Muranov, Koltygin), 65 (4:5).

2017
U18 World Championship
April 13-23, 2017
Poprad-Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia
Final standings

Group

Finland 12 pts
Canada 8 pts
Slovakia 7 pts
Switzerland 3 pts
Latvia 0 pts

Group

USA 12 pts
Russia 8 pts
Sweden 6 pts
Czech Republic 4 pts
Belarus 0 pts

Round robin schedule and results*

April 13
Latvia vs. Canada 1:4
Belarus vs. USA 0:7
Slovakia vs. Finland 4:5
Russia vs. Sweden 3:1

April 14
Switzerland vs. Latvia 4:0
Czech Republic vs. Belarus 7:4

April 15
Finland vs. Switzerland 5:1
USA vs. Russia 5:4
Canada vs. Slovakia 4:3 OT
Sweden vs. Czech Republic 3:2

April 16
Latvia vs. Finland 2:7
Belarus vs. Sweden 2:3

April 17
Canada vs. Switzerland 7:3
USA vs. Czech Republic 5:2
Slovakia vs. Latvia 4:0
Russia vs. Belarus 4:1

April 18
Finland vs. Canada 6:3
Sweden vs. USA 1:5
Switzerland vs. Slovakia 1:2
Czech Republic vs. Russia 4:5

Playoff round

April 20

Quarterfinals
Finland vs. Czech Republic
Canada vs. Sweden
Russia vs. Slovakia
USA vs. Switzerland

Relegation
Belarus vs. Latvia

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