TEAM EUROPE VS. CZECH REPUBLIC AT 1:00 PM MT - SPORTSNET
Michael Frolik and the Czech Republic are looking to get back on track today when they face off against Team Europe. The Czechs dropped their opening match-up to Canada on Saturday, falling 6-0.
"We (made) lots of mistakes," Czech Republic assistant coach Jaroslav Spacek told NHL.com. "We probably gave them four goals. That's how they've got to change, play more probably simple game ... We've got to stay away from those mistakes. It's a sunny day, so we've got to stay alive."
In the Czech Republic's loss to Canada, Frolik had 12:21 of ice time and was a minus-one. In pretournament action, the Flames' winger had one assist and was plus-one in three games.
Team Europe picked up a win in their first game at the tournament defeating the USA 3-0 on Saturday.
TEAM NORTH AMERICA VS. RUSSIA AT 6:00 PM MT - SPORTSNET
Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau scored the game-winner for Team North America on Sunday when they defeated Finland 4-1 in their opening contest at the tournament.
"We're here to play," Gaudreau told NHL.com after the win. "Hopefully teams don't take us lightly. I think we're a fast, speed, skilled team and hopefully we can keep proving people we belong here."
In Sunday's win over Finland, Gaudreau had 14:07 of ice time, put three shots on net, had one takeaway, and was a plus-one.
Russia dropped their first game at the tournament, falling 2-1 to Mikael Backlund and Sweden on Sunday afternoon.
PROJECTED TEAM NORTH AMERICA LINEUP
Auston Matthews – Connor McDavid – Mark Scheifele
Johnny Gaudreau – Jack Eichel – Dylan Larkin
Jonathan Drouin – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins – Nathan MacKinnon
Vincent Trocheck – Sean Couturier – Brandon Saad
Aaron Ekblad – Morgan Rielly
Ryan Murray – Seth Jones
Shayne Gostisbehere – Colton Parayko
PROJECTED RUSSIA LINEUP
Alex Ovechkin – Pavel Datsyuk – Nikita Kucherov
Nikolay Kulemin – Evgeni Malkin – Vladimir Tarasenko
Artemi Panarin – Vadim Shipachyov – Evgeny Dadonov
Ivan Telegin – Artem Anisimov – Evgeny Kuznetsov
Dmitry Orlov – Nikita Zaitsev
Andrei Markov – Alexei Emelin
Dmitry Kulikov – Alexey Marchenko