May 22, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT
The semifinals of the 2014 IIHF World Championship are set — Finland will take on the Czech Republic and Russia will meet Sweden. Both games will take place Saturday in Minsk, with a spot in Sunday’s final on the line.
Finland booked its spot in the semis today by taking out the Olympic gold medalists from Canada, 3-2.
Sweden, meanwhile, defeated host Belarus by the same 3-2 score.
Earlier in the day, the Czechs beat the Americans, 4-3, and the Russians blanked the French, 3-0.
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