Game Start Time: 8:00 PM EST
US Coverage: NHL-Network
Canadian Coverage: TSN
NYR Prospect Stats:
Anthony Duclair - 7p (3g, 4a)
Pavel Buchnevich - 5p (1g, 4a)
Igor Shestyorkin - 4GP (6g/126s, .952, 3-1, 1.50GAA, 1 SO)
How they got here:
Canada defeated Slovakia 5-1
Russia defeated Sweden 3-2
It has been 6 years since Canada has won gold at the WJC. Amazing, right?
Canada and Russia have faced each other in the finals 7 times since 1999. Russia has taken gold in 4 of those.
Canada has never not medaled when the WJC is hosted in Canada (11 for 11 including this year)
Canada has 5 goals against this season. The fewest they have ever given up is 6 (2006).
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