Thursday, September 22, 2016

World Cup Game Day: Thursday, September 22, 2016

Our update page for the games of Thursday, September 22nd on the World Cup of Hockey schedule.

8:00 ET/5:00 PT
Team USA 3 vs Team Czech Republic 4
Game Summary

Game Notes:

Team USA's last game a fitting end after a brutal tournament
Team USA goes winless at World Cup after loss to Czech Republic
USA comes out flat against Czechs, sent packing from World Cup without a win
Team USA ends group play at World Cup of Hockey winless
Team USA loses finale to Team Czech Republic
Team USA players accept blame for winless World Cup
Team USA's World Cup plan not good enough
John Tortorella criticizes tweets from U.S. alumni
Lame Blame game for Team USA at World Cup
Team USA brass accepts blame for World Cup of Hockey failure
Team USA reflects on elimination from World Cup of Hockey

Pre Game

Pride on line for Team USA, Team Czech Republic
Team Czech Republic doesn't want to leave without a win
No answers, excuses for Team USA
Team USA has plenty to think about after elimination
Team USA players unhappy with Phil Kessel
Distasteful, aggravating: Team USA reacts to Phil Kessel's World Cup of Hockey twitter burn
U.S.'s Tortorella's antics leave NHL officials shaking heads
Team USA players react to Phil Kessel tweet as if it was a personal insult toward them
The U.S. could never have beaten Canada, because national hockey prowess comes in cycles
This USA group just couldn't match up to the best
Phil Kessel throws shade at USA Hockey after loss to Canada
Phil Kessel says Twitter comment not directed at Team USA players
Team USA reflects on elimination from World Cup of Hockey
John Tortorella criticizes tweets from U.S. alumni
Yes, Team USA is still salty about Phil Kessel's tweet
Team USA tries to explain on-ice failings, responds to Phil Kessel's epic tweet
Coach John Tortorella calls out players dissing USA Hockey's performance
Team USA coach John Tortorella: 'Easy to start chucking dirt on us'

3:00 PM ET/12:00 PM PT
Team Finland 0 vs Team Russia 3
Game Summary

Game Notes:

Russia advances to World Cup semi-finals with 3-0 win over Finland
Team Russia finished Finland to set up clash with Canada
Russia beats Finland to reach World Cup semis; Canada up next
Team Russia defeats Team Finland to reach semifinals
Team Finland optimistic about future
Russia shuts out Finland to squash Team North America's hopes of advancing at World Cup
Another goalless game for Finland in 3-0 loss to Russia
Russia ends North America's hopes, punches ticket for semifinal
North American 23-and-under team eliminated from the World Cup of Hockey

Pre Game

Team Russia facing another must-win scenario
Team North America pulling for Team Finland
Pavel Datsyuk leaves practice with injury
Chances have been there for Team Finland
Patrik Laine ready to face idol for second time
Team Russia needs win to reach semifinals

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