VIDEO: World Cup of Hockey Finals Preview

In today’s edition of Across The Pond, I give a quick update on the World Cup of Hockey as the best of three final series is about to get under way, and I say who I think will win between Canada and Europe.

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Thank you,

Ollie.

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World Cup Day Six Review – Russia Advance, North America Exit.

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From eight teams down to four, with the round robin format of the World Cup of Hockey completed, we now know who will be in the running when the semi-finals get underway on Saturday night.

Last night, Russia had the chance to knock out North America with a win in any fashion over Finland while in the later game, the Czechs and Americans had nothing but pride to play for with both of them already out of the competition.

First on the bill was the Russians and the Finns, Finland were already out of the running but Russia were behind North America after they beat Sweden on Wednesday night, after the Russians beat the kids of North America in their round robin match up, all they needed was a win in any fashion to advance through to the next round.

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World Cup Day Four Review – USA Crash Out

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Four days into the World Cup of Hockey and we have our first official casualty. Team Finland are on the brink of an exit but after a second loss Team USA is officially out of the tournament after losses to Europe and Team Canada.

Before we talk about the US loss, let’s talk about the early game between Scandinavian
rivals Sweden and Finland.

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World Cup Day Three Review

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We’re three days into the World Cup of Hockey 2016 and so far, it has been pretty exciting and proving doubters (like myself) wrong. They players obviously want to be there and compete, the standard is as high as it should be and the games are as exciting and fiercely contested as any fan would hope for.

With all eight teams playing their first games, Monday night saw day three of the competition mix it up with one game from Group A and the other from Group B.

First on the billing saw the Czech Republic take on Team Europe. The Czechs were brushed aside in their opening game against Canada, losing 6 – 0 while Europe shocked the US with a 4 – 1 victory on Saturday night.

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