2019 WWC: Quarterfinals Recap and Looking Ahead

The quarterfinals were pretty much as expected, with a couple of stunning goaltending performances in the mix.  These set the stage for semifinals on Saturday: USA vs. Russia and Canada vs. Finland.  These matchups may feel like foregone conclusions, but they're not free passes.

USA vs. Japan (4-0)

Nana Fujimoto

Zoë Hayden

2019 WWC: Days 5 and 6

Monday, April 8

Japan vs. Czech Republic (1-3)

The Czech Republic gained an edge over Japan in a dramatic tilt.  Denisa Křížová opened the scoring after Ayaka Toko gave up the puck behind the Japanese net, leading to a scramble in front of Nana Fujimoto, and Křížová was able to

Zoë Hayden

2019 WWC: Days 3 and 4

Saturday, April 6

Sweden vs. Czech Republic (3-5)

These teams traded goals back and forth in this high-scoring affair, but ultimately the Czech offense came out on top with 5 goals to Sweden's 3.

Sweden opened the scoring in the dying seconds of a power play as Hanna Olsson took

Zoë Hayden