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2017 IIHF World Junior Championship: Quarterfinals

A look at how Calgary Flames prospects performed at the quarterfinals of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

by Torie Peterson @ToriePeterson / CalgaryFlames.com

All five Calgary Flames prospects at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship will be moving onto the semi-finals after wins from Russia, Sweden, USA, and Canada in Monday's quarterfinal match-ups.

Russia will take on the USA in the first game on Wednesday, followed by Canada taking on Sweden. Both games take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal.

RUSSIA 4, DENMARK 0

Pavel Karnaukhov and Russia are off to the semi-finals at the tournament after shutting out Denmark 4-0 on Monday morning. Karnaukhov scored one goal and had 15:48 of ice time in the victory. He now has two goals and three points at the tournament.

FIRST PERIOD

Russia - Alexander Polunin (3), assisted by Mikhail Vorobyov (7) - 8:45

Russia (power play) - Kirill Kaprizov (6), assisted by Mikhail Vorobyov (8) and Yakov Trenin (2) - 19:49

SECOND PERIOD

No scoring

THIRD PERIOD

Russia - Pavel Karnaukhov (2), assisted by Denis Guryanov (3) and Danila Kvartalnov (2) - 7:12

Russia - Kirill Kaprizov (7), assisted by Alexander Polunin (3) - 15:35

SWEDEN 8, SLOVAKIA 3

Oliver Kylington and Sweden advanced to the semi-finals with a 8-3 win over Slovakia on Monday. Kylington had two assists and logged 19:44 of ice time against Slovakia. The defenceman has four assists in five games at the tournament.

FIRST PERIOD

Sweden (power play) - Joel Eriksson Ek (4), assisted by Rasmus Asplund (4) and Oliver Kylington (3) - 1:08

Sweden - Tim Soderlund (1), assisted by Andreas Wingerli (1) and Kristoffer Gunnarsson (1) - 16:28

Sweden - Carl Grundstrom (2), assisted by Alexander Nylander (6) and Lucas Carlsson (2) - 17:01

SECOND PERIOD

Sweden - Alexander Nylander (5), assisted by Jonathan Dahlen (1) and Rasmus Asplund (4) - 6:17

Sweden - Fredrik Karlstrom (1), assisted by Filip Ahl (2) and Rasmus Asplund (5) - 13:07

Slovakia (power play) - Martin Bodak (1), assisted by Marek Sloboda (2) - 15:48

Slovakia - Miroslav Struska (1), assisted by Erik Cernak (1)

THIRD PERIOD

Slovakia - Adam Ruzicka (1), unassisted - 1:53

Sweden - Tim Soderlund (2), assisted by Gabriel Carlsson (2) - 2:36

Sweden (power play) - Lias Andersson (3), assisted by Jacob Larsson (1) and Jens Looke (1) - 4:27

Sweden (power play) - Joel Eriksson Ek (5), assisted by Rasmus Asplund (6) and Oliver Kylington (4) - 17:04

USA 3, SWITZERLAND 2

Tyler Parsons, Adam Fox and the USA edged Switzerland to advanced to the semi-finals at the tournament. Parsons, in his third start at the World Junior Championship, made 19 saves on 21 shots. He was key in the victory, denying the Swiss on multiple high quality scoring including a late point blank stop on Nico Hischier, who scored both Switzerland goals. Fox put 12:30 of work and had one shot on net on Monday afternoon.

FIRST PERIOD

USA (power play) - Jeremy Bracco (3), assisted by Tage Thompson (3) and Troy Terry (3) - 8:32

USA - Luke Kunin, assisted by Jordan Greenway (3) and Jeremy Bracco (1) - 10:42

SECOND PERIOD

Switzerland (power play) - Nico Hischier (3), assisted by Jonas Siegenthaler (5) and Damien Riat (5) - 10:47

THIRD PERIOD

Switzerland (power play) - Nico Hischier (4), assisted by Calvin Thurkauf (2) - 6:00

USA (power play) - Jordan Greenway (3), assisted by Charlie McAvoy (3) and Clayton Keller (5) - 6:18

CANADA 5, CZECH REPUBLIC 3

Dillon Dube and Canada punched their ticket to the semi-finals with a 5-3 win over the Czech Republic in the final game on Monday. Dube, who has three assists at the tournament, had 12:53 of ice time against the Czechs.

FIRST PERIOD

Czech Republic - David Kase (2), assisted by Adam Musil (3) and Filip Hronek (2) - 16:49

SECOND PERIOD

Canada - Blake Speers (1), assisted by Mitchell Stephens (1) and Mathieu Joseph (3) - 3:45

Canada - Mitchell Stephens (1), assisted by Anthony Cirelli (2) - 7:27

Czech Republic - Tomas Soustal (1), unassisted - 8:53

Canada - Thomas Chabot (3), assisted by Mitchell Stephens (2) and Anthony Circelli (3) - 13:32

THIRD PERIOD

Canada - Julien Gauthier (2), assisted by Nicolas Roy (1) and Kale Clague (4) - 3:18

Czech Republic - Simon Stransky (1), assisted by Martin Necas (2) and Jakub Zboril (4) - 5:54

Canada - Julien Gauthier (3), assisted by Kale Clague (5) and Thomas Chabot (4) - 6:37

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