The German team in the match of the 1/2 finals sensationally beat the US team in overtime with a score of 4: 3.

Frederick Tieffels (13th, 68th minutes), Maximilian Schuber (17th), Marcel Nöbels (59th) scored goals for the winners. Alex Tuck (second), Rocco Grimaldi (fourth), Mikey Eissimont (29th) scored for the losers.

A little earlier, Canada made it to the final. The game for gold and bronze medals will take place on May 28 in Tampere.

The World Championship takes place in Finland and Latvia from 12 to 28 May. The tournament was supposed to be held in St. Petersburg, but it was postponed due to the situation in Ukraine.

Earlier, the International Ice Hockey Federation decided that the world championship in 2027 will be held in Germany.