In the match of the 1/2 finals of the playoffs, the Maple Leaves defeated the Czech team with a score of 6:1 with a devastating score.

In the second semi-final, the hosts of the world championship turned out to be stronger than the US team (4:3).

The Finland-Canada final will take place on May 29 at the Nokia Arena in Tampere.

The game will start at 20:20 Moscow time.

The Russian team was not allowed to participate in the 2022 World Cup due to the situation in Ukraine.

Earlier, the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture and Sports, Dmitry Svishchev, called the World Hockey Championship an insignificant tournament in the absence of the Russian team.