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World CUP guide: Everything you need to know about iihf world CHAMPIONSHIP in Finland

ice-Hockey world CHAMPIONSHIP is taking place 4-14 april.

the Championships will be held in the Finnish Espoo, which is located less than two miles from Helsinki.

the group division is controlled by the world. The five highest-ranking play in group A, the five lowest in group B.

the united states, Canada, Finland, Russia, Switzerland

Sweden, Japan, Germany, the Czech republic, France

All five of the teams in group A going on to the quarter-finals after the group stage. In group B, the three best teams after the group stage proceed to the quarter-finals. For fourth grade and fifth grade waiting for games in the B CHAMPIONSHIP next year.

on Thursday, april 4, at 11: 30:
the Germany-Sweden

Saturday 6 april, 11.30 hrs:
Sweden-Czech republic

on Sunday, 7 april, at 15.00:

on Tuesday, april 9, at 11: 30: the
Sweden Japan

the quarter-finals played on Thursday the 11th of april, the semi-finals on Saturday the 13th of april, and the final and bronsmatch on Sunday the 14th of april.

the SVT broadcasting the championship, and shows all of Sweden's matches in SVT1, with the exception of the match against France as shown in SVT2.

the world CUP is not decided during the OLYMPIC year. The latest a world CUP was, therefore, in 2017, and the final between the united states and Canada was a real thriller.

After three periods was the position 2-2, but ten minutes into the övertidsperioden did Hilary Knight segermålet which meant that the united states won the world CHAMPIONSHIP gold medal.

Sweden has just taken the world CHAMPIONSHIP medal on two occasions. In 2005 and 2007, took articles with the bronze.

the Host country Finland has taken the bronze twelve of the 18 times that the hockey world CUP has been played.

the Goalkeeper Sara Grahn, living in Luleå, must storspela if Sweden is to have a chance. Damkronornas team captain Emma Nordin is also an important player, just like Maja Nylén-Persson. Maja Nylén-Persson is only 18 years old but a really skilled back world CHAMPIONSHIPS debut in 2017 and OS-debuted the year after.

Forward Pernilla Winberg, 30 years, making this year its 13th world CUP. She is also the only player in the current team that has taken the world CHAMPIONSHIP medal. He was with in both 2005 and 2007.

Read more: Eight debutants in the squad for the ice hockey world CHAMPIONSHIPS

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