What a difference a day makes. After the crazy goal-scoring binge on Saturday, Sunday’s games at the 2021 World Juniors were a little more competitive. Canada survived a pesky Slovakian team while Russia was beaten by the Czech Republic for the second time in as many years.
The Russian loss helped out the U.S. as they move up in the standings despite not playing (thanks goal differential!). It looks like Group B is going to be fun this year with Russia, the U.S., Sweden, and the Czech Republic all in a position to win group play.