VICTORIA, British Columbia — Northeastern’s Tyler Madden scored twice and Jason Robertson had a aim and an help as the USA closed out the preliminary spherical of the world junior hockey championship Monday evening with a Four-1 win over Finland.
The Individuals completed second in Group B behind unbeaten Sweden.
The U.S. will face the Czech Republic in the quarterfinal spherical. Russia will play Slovakia, Canada takes on Finland, and Sweden will play Switzerland. Video games resume Wednesday.
St. Cloud State’s Ryan Poehling additionally scored, Michigan’s Josh Norris had a pair of assists and Northeastern’s Cayden Primeau earned the win in internet. The Individuals outshot Finland 39-28.
Jack Hughes, anticipated to be the primary decide in the upcoming NHL draft, missed his third straight sport with an undisclosed harm. He has not performed since getting an help in the opening 2-1 win over Slovakia.
In one other Group B sport, Rasmus Sandin had two targets and an help and Emil Bemstrom and Nils Lundkvist additionally scored as Sweden defeated Kazakhstan Four-1 and secured the highest spot in the group.
In Vancouver, Pavel Shen scored the go-ahead aim in the third interval and Russia defeated Canada 2-1 in a Group A sport.
With the win, Russia claimed the highest spot in the group. Canada completed second.
Shen, a Boston Bruins prospect, scored 11 minutes into the third interval, skating round Canada’s Markus Phillips and tucking the puck behind goalie Michael DiPietro.
Florida Panthers prospect Grigori Denisenko scored Russia’s first aim.
Canada’s Cody Glass scored off an help from Owen Tippett. DiPietro, a Vancouver Canucks prospect, stopped 29 pictures for the Canadians.
Russia’s Pyotr Kochetkov had 30 saves.
In one other Group A sport, the Czech Republic scored two targets in the primary interval and went on to defeat Denmark Four-Zero.