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

This was a tough one, no doubt.

CZECH REPUBLIC vsRUSSIA Ц 4:5 OT (1:1, 1:1, 2:2)
GoalsRubinchik (Galenyuk, Bitsadze), 11 (0:1 Ц 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
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Finland Ц 12 pts
Canada Ц 8 pts
Slovakia Ц 7 pts
Switzerland Ц 3 pts
Latvia Ц 0 pts

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

Round robin schedule and results*

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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