Canada Finishes First in Group F and Advances to Quarter-Finals Against Russia on Thursday, May 12 at 2011 IIHF World Championship
May 9, 2011

KOSICE, Slovakia – Canada’s National Men’s Team has won Group F in preliminary action and has advanced to the quarter-finals at the 2011 IIHF World Championship. Canada will take on Russia on Thursday, May 12 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Canada finished first in Group F, with 13 points, after a 3-2 win Monday evening against Sweden, while Russia finished fourth in Group E. The winner of the Canada-Russia quarter-final will advance to face the winner of the Finland-Norway quarter-final, which will also take place on May 12.


Wednesday, May 11
4:15 p.m. local/10:15 a.m. ET CZE (E1) vs. USA (F4) Bratislava, SVK
8:15 p.m. local/2:15 p.m. ET SWE (F2) vs. GER (E3) Bratislava, SVK

Thursday, May 12
4:15 p.m. local/10:15 a.m. ET FIN (E2) vs. NOR (F3) Bratislava, SVK
8:15 p.m. local/2:15 p.m. ET CAN (F1) vs. RUS (E4) Bratislava, SVK


Friday, May 13
4:15 p.m. local/10:15 a.m. ET CZE/USA vs. SWE/GER Bratislava, SVK
8:15 p.m. local/2:15 p.m. ET FIN/NOR vs. CAN/RUS Bratislava, SVK


Sunday, May 15
4:00 p.m. local/10 a.m. ET Bronze medal game Bratislava, SVK
8:30 p.m. local/2:30 p.m. ET Gold medal game Bratislava, SVK

All of Canada’s games are being broadcast live on TSN and RDS, official broadcasters for Hockey Canada. Please check local listings for times in your area.

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