Finland will test the strength of the United States, and the Czech Republic will meet the reigning champion of the tournament - Canada.

Recall that the World Cup is held without the participation of Russian hockey players.

The semi-finals will take place on May 28 in Tampere.

Earlier, President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Luc Tardif said that sanctions should be lifted from Russian and Belarusian teams as soon as possible.