Roman Josi and Team Switzerland are headed back to Prague at the 2024 IIHF World Championship.

Defeating Germany, 3-1, in the tournament’s quarterfinal round on Thursday, Switzerland advanced to the tournament's semifinal round, set for Saturday at O2 Arena.

There Switzerland will face Canada, who bested Slovakia, 6-3, in their quarterfinal game and finished the tournament's preliminary slate leading Group A with a perfect 7-0-0 record.

After eight games, Josi leads his team and all tournament defensemen in assists with eight. The Swiss captain additionally leads all tournament blueliners and shares the team lead in points with 11 - both personal highs for the nine-time World Championship defenseman.

The winner of Saturday’s contest will go on to play for the gold medal, while the loser will compete for bronze. Switzerland has never won a gold medal at the World Championship tournament. They have three silver medals, two of which were won with Josi on the team (2013, 2018).

Puck drop is at 11:20 a.m. CT, with the game set to broadcast on NHL Network.

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