Russia v. Finland
In a major upset, Finland beat Russia 3-1, and will face Sweden in the semi-final.
The Russians took a 1-0 lead in the game, but couldn’t hold onto it. Finland scored twice in the first period go ahead 2-1, and then added a pivotal power-play goal in the second, with Mikael Granlund flipping a rebound past Russian starting goaltender Sergei Varlamov to give the Finns a two-goal cushion.
3-1 Finland. Disaster for Russia.
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) February 19, 2014
Teemu Selanne and Mikael Granlund have teamed up for two goals so far for Finland. Selanne, 43, has played in six Olympics, starting with Albertville in 1992. Granlund was born the same year.
Canada v. Latvia
It’s win or go home time for Team Canada. Will the Canadians be able to find the offensive spark that has so far been been lacking? Eric Duhatschek takes a look.
Puck drops today at noon ET.
- Today’s scratches: Matt Duchene, P.K. Subban
- Carey Price starts in goal
- Read the full list.
- Sweden beat Slovenia 5-0
- U.S. plays Czech Republic, also at noon ET
My revised odds of winning gold, with QF teams in consideration: Canada 29.9% Sweden 27.3% USA23% Russia 15.8% Finland 3.4% Others 0.7%
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) February 18, 2014
Here is a look at the final bracket for the quarter-finals.