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Canada vs Czech Republic Preview & Picks – Canada To Win World Championship Semi-Final

27 May 2022
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Leigh Copson 27 May 2022
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  • Canada vs Czech Republic picks for Saturday, May 28
  • Matchup gets underway at 11:20 ET at Nokia Arena
  • Preview, stats & form guide
    Canada vs Czech Republic Preview & Picks
  • Canada vs Czech Republic Preview & Picks
  • Head To Head
  • Canada Form
  • Czech Republic Form
  • Canada vs Czech Republic FAQs

Canada vs Czech Republic Preview & Picks


Canada are backed to advance to the World Championship Final.

The defending champions are tipped to be too strong for a Czech team that has been hit-and-miss.

  • Canada are 7-1 at the World Championship
  • The Czech Republic have lost 3 times at the World Championship
  • Canada have won the last 6 World Championship meetings

Head To Head


  • Canada lead the series 17-7 (1 draw) since 2003

Canada Form


Defending champions Canada are one win away from a return to the World Championship Final.

They began the tournament with a couple of convincing wins, beating Italy 6-1 and Slovakia 5-1.

Kazakhstan gave them a couple of early scares in their next games, but the Canadians responded and twice rallied for a 6-3 victory.

That was followed up by a 6-3 win against Switzerland, before Canada suffered their first, and so far only, defeat of the tournament.

The Canadians were surprising beaten 3-2 by Denmark.

They responded to that loss in the final group game with an emphatic win, routing France 7-1.

Canada then booked their spot in the semi-finals with a 4-3 overtime win over a tough Sweden team in the quarter-finals.

Czech Republic Form


The Czech Republic have won five of their eight games on their way to the semi-finals of the World Championship.

The Czechs began the tournament with a 5-1 victory over Great Britain, but were beaten 5-3 by Sweden in their second outing.

That became back-to-back losses with a surprise shootout defeat to Austria, but they soon got back on track.

The Czech Republic rolled over Latvia in a 5-1 victory and then followed that up with a 4-1 victory against Norway.

They made it three wins in a row with a 1-0 win over fellow semi-finalists, the United States, but their final group game ended in defeat.

The Czechs were beaten 3-0 by another semi-finalist, and tournament favorites, Finland.

Despite the loss they advanced to the quarter-finals and there they downed Germany 4-1 to advance.

Canada vs Czech Republic FAQs

Where can I watch the Canada vs Czech Republic live stream?

You can watch the Canada vs Czech Republic live stream by using ExpressVPN.

What is the Canada vs Czech Republic start time?

The Canada vs Czech Republic game at the Ice Hockey World Championship is set start at 11:20 ET on Saturday, May 28.

Verdict

The Czechs will be no pushover, but Canada are in good form and have tended to have their number.

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