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Jagr, Czechs face Finland in semifinals

Thursday, 05.22.2014 / 4:26 PM / News
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Jagr, Czechs face Finland in semifinals
Jagr, Czechs face Finland in semifinals

Jaromir Jagr and the Czech Republic will face Finland in the IIHF World Championship semifinals on Saturday.

Russia will take on defending champion Sweden in the day's other game.

The Czechs are aiming for their first gold at the worlds since 2010, when Jagr posted seven points (3g-4a) in nine games. Four years later, No. 68 has collected a team-high eight points (4g-4a) through eight games, including points in six straight (3g-4a).

The 42-year-old Jagr, who's playing in his ninth world championship, medaled in his last worlds appearance in 2011, collecting nine points (5g-4a) in nine games en route to bronze.

Semifinal schedule - Saturday, May 24 (all times Eastern)
Russia 3, Sweden 1
Finland 3, Czech Republic 0

Medal games - Sunday, May 25
Bronze Medal game - Czech Republic vs. Sweden - 9:30 a.m.
Gold Medal game - Russia vs. Finland - 2 p.m.

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2 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
3 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
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M. Zidlicky 63 4 19 -7 23
T. Zajac 56 10 10 -3 20
S. Bernier 49 10 9 0 19
A. Larsson 46 3 16 5 19
M. Ryder 44 6 12 -2 18
A. Greene 64 2 13 7 15
 
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