Related PressMay 25, 2023, 12:37 PM ET2 Minute Learn

TAMPERE, Finland — The US beat the Czech Republic 3-0 on Thursday to arrange a semifinal sport in opposition to Germany on the ice hockey world championship.

Canada will face Latvia at Nokia Enviornment within the different semifinal Saturday.

The Individuals earned their eighth straight victory.

“This was a tricky sport and I am actually pleased with our group and the way we caught to our sport plan,” U.S. head coach David Quinn mentioned. “There’s an actual selflessness to our group and that is been evident from the outset.”

The US beat the Czech Republic 3-0 to advance to the semifinals of the ice hockey world championship. The Individuals have been cruising by way of the event, incomes their eighth straight victory.AP

Matt Coronato scored on a shot from the left circle that deflected off the skate of a Czech defenseman and into the online within the opening interval by which the Czechs managed simply two photographs on aim.

Nick Perbix doubled the benefit halfway by way of the second with a shot into the roof of the online to beat goaltender Karel Vejmelka.

Cutter Gauthier accomplished the scoring within the third along with his seventh aim on the event.

The quarterfinal was a repeat of final yr’s bronze-medal sport, which the Czechs received 8-4.

In one other quarterfinal in Tampere, Canada beat defending champion Finland 4-1. In final yr’s last, Finland beat the Canadians 4-3 in additional time.

Jack Quinn, Samuel Blais and Michael Carcone scored for Canada earlier than Finland pulled goaltender Emil Larmi for an additional attacker, resulting in Teemu Hartikainen’s comfort aim with 3:08 left.

Solely 50 seconds later, Canada captain Tyler Toffoli scored an empty-netter.

Within the Latvian capital of Riga, Germany upset Switzerland 3-1 to succeed in the semifinals.

Jonas Siegenthaler answered Germany’s opening aim by Maximilian Kastner earlier than John Peterka and Nico Sturm netted for the Germans.

Additionally in Riga, co-host Latvia adopted the swimsuit by upsetting Sweden 3-1.

Dans Locmelis, Mick Indrasis and Janis Jaks scored for Latvia. The Latvians beat Sweden for less than the second time on the world championship and gave themselves a primary likelihood to play for a medal.

Timothy Liljegren scored for Sweden.

By Editor