Saturday, September 17, 2016

World Cup Gameday: Sunday, September 18, 2016

Our update page for the games of Sunday, September 18th on the World Cup of Hockey schedule.

8:00 ET/5:00 PT
Team North America 4 vs Team Finland 1
Game Summary

Game Notes:

North America skates circles around Finland as Auston Matthews shines in three-goal win
Team North America puts on a show in win against Finland
Team North America shows it's a threat to win the World Cup of Hockey
Team North America lives up to the Young Guns nickname
Team North America dominates Finland at World Cup of Hockey
Team North America dominates Team Finland in convincing win
Auston Matthews crowd favourite in North America World Cup win
Team North America beats Finland at World Cup of Hockey
Team North America easily defeats Team Finland

Pre Game

North America lays it all on the first line by pairing Auston Matthews with Connor McDavid
Team North America ready to follow Europe's shocking lead
Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine renew burgeoning rivalry - with more than a World Cup win on the line
Matthews-McDavid could be WCH's dynamic duo
McDavid, Matthews making hockey a young man's game
How Connor McDavid prepared for the World Cup of Hockey
Finland finding the perfect balance of youth and experience
Team North America leaning toward Matt Murray
Matt Murray to start in Team North America opener
Pekka Rinne likely to be starter for Team Finland
Morgan Rielly keeps his eye on the prize
Dylan Larkin makes his mark for Team North America
Welcome, Auston: Matthews lining up with McDavid and Scheifele to start World Cup

3:30 PM ET/12:30 PM
Team Sweden 2 vs Team Russia 1
Game Summary

Game Notes:

Sweden rides firm goaltending withstands last-minute flurry from Alex Ovechkin to win World Cup opener
Jacob Markstrom steps in for ill Henrik Lundqvist to help Sweden beat Russia
Fill-in Jacob Markstrom guides Sweden past Russia at World Cup of Hockey
Sweden outlasts Russia despite absence of ill Henrik Lundqvist
Jacob Markstrom stops 27 as Team Sweden downs Team Russia
Sedin twins driver by Cup dreams
Sweden edges Russia in World Cup opener
Team Sweden edges Team Russia in opener
Alex Ovechkin, Team Russia move on after tough loss
Team Sweden responds right way

Pre Game

Lundqvist out for Sweden, Markstrom starting vs. Russia
What to expect from Team Russia at the World Cup
Russia's World Cup of Hockey entry stronger than it first appears
Team Sweden, Team Russia look for clean slate
Vladimir Trasenko a threat for Team Russia
Oliver Ekman-Larsson seeks expanded role at World Cup
Team Russia has solid goalie options

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