That might be an understatement. To be honest, Malkin and Ovechkin did not assert themselves in the round robin until their final game blowout of Sweden.
Canada fell to Finland in overtime after giving up the tying goal in the final minute of regulation and missing a penalty shot early in the extra period.
Earlier, Sweden dropped a decision to Switzerland in Victoria. We'll enjoy this tonight, but come tomorrow our focus turns toward the semifinal.
Finland will face Switzerland in an unexpected matchup in the other semifinal Friday. Aleksi Heponiemi scored for Finland with 47 seconds left in regulation, with a centering pass deflecting in off his leg with goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen off for an extra attacker, and Toni Utunen ended it at of overtime.
The biggest thing is, we had lots of chances.
We've had lots of chances all tournament, but the bounces haven't come until now. It was a huge victory for our team.
But there's not much thinking going on, and he shot it at me. Mitchell scored in the second period for Canada. We as a team had in our heads we can play against Sweden.
We lost our tempo with the puck. We're just riding on the wave now.
Jonas Rondbjerg, Andreas Grundtvig and Malte Setkov countered for Denmark, its first goals of the tournament after being outscored in four round-robin games. The series loser will drop to Division I. Germany advanced from Division I for