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IIHF World Championship: Quarterfinals Recap

by Dave Vest / Arizona Coyotes

EDITOR'S NOTE: Five members of the Coyotes organization - Head Coach Dave Tippett (Canada), Mikkel Boedker (Denmark), Connor Murphy (USA), Andy Miele (USA) and Tobias Rieder (Germany) - are competing at the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Minsk, Belarus.

QUARTERFINALS: May 22, 2014

• Czech Republic defeated USA, 4-3, in a quarterfinal game.

Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy played 17:01 and took one shot on goal, and Coyotes forward Andy Miele did not play for USA, which was eliminated.

Visit usahockey.com for more info on this game.

• Finland defeated Canada, 3-2, in a quarterfinal game.

Coyotes Head Coach Dave Tippett led Canada to a 5-1-1-1 record in eight games in his first stint as Canada's Head Coach.

"For the most part I thought our team played well," Tippett said. "We controlled long portions of the game. We made a couple of mistakes that cost us the game. Our goal was to get better every day. That was probably the best game we've played here."

Visit hockeycanada.ca for more info on this game.

NEXT UP on Saturday:
Semifinals


Russia vs. Sweden 6:45 a.m. (AZ time)
Czech Republic vs. Finland 10:45 a.m. (AZ time)

Visit iihfworlds2014.com for full coverage/schedule.

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