USA vs Sweden

USA vs Sweden live 2018 World Junior Hockey Championship Semifinal game 1 United States vs. Sweden: Preview, start time, TV schedule, and lineups,Puck drop slated for 4 p.m. ET at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. Game will be televised live on NHL Network,

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If the USA is to repeat as gold medallists at the World Junior Hockey Championship, the team will need to get past perhaps the most talented roster entered into the tournament.Both Sweden and the United States are fairly evenly matched, with similar offensive and defensive numbers to this stage.Sweden has received slightly better goaltending, with Filip Gustavsson outperforming Joseph Woll.

t the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, the U.S. beat Sweden, 4-2, to win the bronze medal … Casey Mittelstadt (4-6–10) and Brady Tkachuk (2-5–7) have tallied at least one point in every U.S. game … Yesterday (Jan. 3) was Ryan Poehling’s 19th birthday … On Jan. 2, the NHL named Brock Boeser (2016 – bronze) the NHL’s rookie of the month … Today Taylor Heise was named captain of the 2018 U.S.

Fresh off a thrilling quarterfinals victory over Russia, the United States will take on Sweden Thursday afternoon in Buffalo at 4 p.m. ET with a spot in the World Junior Championship gold medal game on the line. The Americans are looking to repeat as tournament champions for the first time ever, and they’ll need two more wins to do so.