Team Sweden came through when it counted and the Swiss have to be disappointed.
Two countries who've never before placed a player in the NHL have a shot to do so in the coming years.
The Slovaks are without their top defenders and need a win over Germany to avoid embarrassment. No pressure, kids.
The Copper & Blue's temporary European correspondent, shepso, travels to the Czech Republic to watch a hockey game with drunken Finns. The rest of the staff is insanely jealous.