Russia did not earn a bye into the quarterfinals, but it didn't matter as they cruised for the easy 4-0 win over Norway. The US meanwhile found their quarterfinal opponent will be the Czech Republic after their 5-3 win over Slovakia on Tuesday.
This is where things get interesting.
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