Finland stuns USA in quarterfinal action at worlds

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After a first-place finish in Group A, six wins in seven games, and a plus-17 goal differential, the U.S. was eliminated from the World Hockey Championship by Finland on Thursday.

Here's what you need to know after another disappointing exit for the Americans:

Finland 2, USA 0

  • Finland advances to the semifinal Saturday and awaits the winner of Sweden-Switzerland.
  • In other quarterfinal action Thursday, Russia blanked the Czech Republic 3-0 and will face either the Canadians or Germans in the second semifinal.