Germany’s national ice hockey team can make it to the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Monday.
2:3 against Finland after extra time (1:1, 0:1, 1:0) After Latvia needs a win against Germany on Monday America (3:15 pm /game1) after 60 minutes, and Kazakhstan will have to lose to Norway again. If this does not happen, the German team will still have to reach the knockout rounds on their own: on Tuesday, Group B will face hosts Latvia.
26-time world champion Canada held its short quarter-final chance with 7:1 (4:0, 2:1, 1:0) against the still uncompetitive and pointless. Italy. For the young Canadian, it was his third successive win after three losses at the start of the World Cup. To reach the quarter-finals, Canada will have to hope for help by winning over defending champions Finland on Tuesday.
The Swiss could plan for a knockout round in Group A. The Swiss celebrated their fourth victory in the preliminary round against Belarus with a 6:0 (2:0, 2:0, 2:0). Sweden retained their chance for the quarter-finals against Slovakia in the evening with 3–1 (0–1, 1–0, 2–0). The former world champion’s final opponent in the preliminary round is Russia on Monday.
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