Czech Republic 5, Slovakia 3

Tuesday, 02.18.2014 / 2:23 PM

The Czech Republic, whose roster includes Coyotes center Martin Hanzal and defenseman Zbynek Michalek, beat Slovakia, 5-3, on Tuesday in Sochi, Russia to advance to the quarterfinals and a match-up with the United States on Wednesday at 10 a.m. (Arizona time).

Coyotes Olympians Oliver Ekman-Larsson (Sweden), Lauri Korpikoski (Finland) and Mike Smith (Canada) qualified for the quarterfinals by virtue of their team's record in the preliminary round.

Hanzal played 16:25 and took two shots on goal on Tuesday while Michalek played 19:28 and took one shot on goal.

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