Semifinal Preview: Finland vs. Sweden
FINLAND vs. SWEDEN
When: Friday, 5 a.m. MT (NBCSN, TSN)
Where: Bolshoy Ice Dome
Note: Coyotes forward Lauri Korpikoski will play for Finland and Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson will play for Sweden. Both are playing at the Olympics for the first time.
Watch: Korpikoski is Finland's X-Factor | Watch: Ekman-Larsson is Sweden's X-Factor.
The Finns and Swedes last played in the Olympics in the preliminary round at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, with Sweden winning 3-0. Sweden defeated Finland 3-2 in the gold-medal game at the 2006 Turin Olympics.
What's next: The winner will advance to the gold-medal game scheduled for 5 a.m. MT on Sunday. The loser will play for bronze Saturday at 8 a.m. MT.
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