Canada will return to motion on Thursday, whereas the Czech Republic will face Sweden in an enormous Group A conflict on Day 4 of the 2023 World Juniors.
Day 4 schedule:
Latvia v Finland — 11am ET / 8am PT
Sweden vs. Czech Republic — 1:30 PM ET / 10:30 AM PT
USA vs. Switzerland — 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Austria vs. Canada — 6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PST
Day earlier than:
It is a pivotal day for World Juniors 2023, as groups battle it out for a spot within the quarterfinals.
Finland are at the moment second in Group B after beating Slovakia, dropping to Switzerland in additional time and enjoying Latvia in Moncton. Latvia are fifth of their group after scoring factors in a penalty shootout loss to Switzerland on Tuesday.
Within the second contest of the day, the Czech Republic will tackle Sweden in an important Group A matchup. The Czech Republic and Sweden are the one good groups left within the match on account of her two wins every in regulation. The Czech Republic defeated Canada and Austria, and Sweden shut out Austria and Germany. A victory for the Czech Republic would virtually definitely result in a gaggle victory, however that mixed with the truth that Sweden would win and face Canada within the ultimate pool match might carry some attention-grabbing conclusions to the spherical robin.
After dropping to Slovakia on Wednesday, the USA hopes to rebound in opposition to Group B leaders Switzerland. Switzerland leads the group with 4 factors in additional time and shootouts, whereas the USA sits in her fourth place together with her 1-1-0 document.
Within the ultimate sport of the day, Canada will face Austria and attempt to preserve their profitable streak. Canada dominated Germany and he’s seeking to do the identical in opposition to the Austrian aspect, who conceded 20 objectives in two video games.
Day 3 outcomes:
Slovak 6-3 American
Canada 11 – 2 Germany
After shockingly failing to succeed in the quarterfinals of the 2022 match, Slovakia stunned the USA after a 6-3 win in Moncton. Robert Baco (MJ), Filip Mesar (KIT) and Peter Repcik (CHA) scored for Slovakia, who should face Latvia and Switzerland in his final two pool video games.
Tyler Boucher (OTT) scored two energy play objectives for the defeated USA.
After Canada misplaced to Germany on Monday, they responded in spectacular style, beating Germany by 11 margins.
Conor Bedard has a hat-trick and 4 assists, making him the fifth Canadian in junior world historical past to attain seven objectives, behind Dave Andreichuk (1983), Brenden Morrow (1999), Mike Camarelli (2002) and Gabriel. Turned a participant. Burke (2010).
Let’s not neglect that Dylan Gunther additionally scored a hat-trick and Oren Zellweger (EVE) had three assists. Logan Stankoven (KAM) scored his 3 objectives (1G, 2A) whereas Brandt Clarke, Joshua Roy (SHE) and Shane Wright scored 1 objective and 1 help respectively. Tomas Milic (SEA) recorded his 14 saves to take the win.
Who to look at:
Frankly, Canada is predicted to attain simply in opposition to Austria, so with that in thoughts, we take a look at David Spacek (SHE) of the Czech Republic.
The Minnesota Wild prospect leads the World Juniors with two objectives on protection, however his 4 factors are behind teammate Stanislav Svozil (REG).
In protection, they should include the Swedish aspect, who’ve scored 12 objectives of their first two video games.
Connor Bedard 8 Canada Regina Stanislav Svozil 5 Czech Regina Dylan Guenther 4 Canada Edmonton Peter Repcik 4 Slovakia Charlottetown Matyas Sapovaliv 4 Czech Saginaw David Spacek 4 Czech Sherbrooke Shane Wright 4 Canada Kingston Olen Zellweger 4 Canada Everett Kevin Korchinski 3 Canada Seattle Logan Stankoven 3 Canada Kamloops
The place to look at:
Canada vs Austria shall be broadcast reside on TSN 4, whereas Latvia vs Finland and Sweden vs Czech Republic shall be on TSN 1/3/5. USA and Switzerland are TSN 3/5.