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Jagr, Czechs face Finland in semifinals

Thursday, 05.22.2014 / 4:26 PM ET / 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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
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C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59