This is Malkin's eighth appearance with Team Russia at the World Championship. Overall, the 32-year-old has won two gold medals (2012 & 2014), two silver medals (2010 & 2015), and three bronze medals (2005, 2007 & 2019).
Malkin and Team Russia defeated Team Czech Republic in the bronze medal game, 3-2 in the shootout.
This is Hornqvist's fifth appearance with Team Sweden at the World Championship. The 32-year-old won a gold medal at the 2018 World Championship, and also participated in the 2007, 2008, and 2012 tournaments.
This is Blueger's third consecutive appearance at the World Championship. The 24-year-old has also represented Latvia internationally on five other occasions (three times at the World Junior Championships and twice at the World Under-18 Championships.