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Quarter-final picture complete

Quarter-final picture complete

U.S. vs. Czechs late game at The Ralph

Published 20.04.2016 01:08 GMT-4 | Author Lucas Aykroyd
Quarter-final picture complete
GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA - APRIL 17: 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship. (Photo by Matt Zambonin/HHOF-IIHF Images)
With the group standings finalized, the quarter-finals for the 2016 IIHF U18 World Championship have been announced.

The quarter-finals on 21 April will begin with Finland playing Russia at 12:00 local time at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. At the same venue, Canada and Switzerland will play the second game at 15:30, and the host United States will face the Czech Republic in the third game at 19:30.

The fourth quarter-final will be played at the ICON Sports Center, with Sweden facing Slovakia at 18:00.

After an off-day on 20 April, game action will begin on 21 April with the start of the best-of-three relegation round between Latvia and Denmark at 11:00 at the ICON Sports Center. The rest of the relegation round will take place at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

The winner will remain in the top division for the 2017 IIHF World U18 Championship in Poprad and Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia, while the loser will be relegated to the 2017 IIHF World U18 Championship Division I Group A. The team promoted for the 2017 tournament in Slovakia is Belarus.

Thursday, 21 April

At Ralph Engelstad Arena

12:00 – Finland (home) vs. Russia (visitor)
15:30 – Canada (home) vs. Switzerland (visitor)
19:30 – USA (home) vs. Czech Republic (visitor)

At ICON Sports Center

18:00 – Sweden (home) vs. Slovakia (visitor)

Relegation Round (best-of-three)

Thursday, 21 April

11:00 – Latvia (home) vs. Denmark (visitor) – ICON Sports Center – Judd Rink

Friday, 22 April

19:00 – Denmark (home) vs. Latvia (visitor) – Ralph Engelstad Arena

Sunday, 24 April

11:00 – Latvia (home) vs. Denmark (visitor) – Ralph Engelstad Arena (if necessary)

- With files from USA Hockey


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