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According to the results of the qualification phase determined the participants in the quarterfinals of the Olympic hockey tournament. All four meetings will be held on February 21.
A place in the semi-final winners will get pairs: Czech Republic — USA, Russia — Norway, Sweden, Germany and Canada — Finland.
In the case of the victory over Norway, the Russian hockey players will play with the Czechs or the Americans. In the group stage the team of Oleg Znarka managed to beat team USA with the score 4:0.
The current Olympic champion is the national team of Canada. At the Games in Sochi “maple leaves” won the gold medal in the final, beating team Sweden. The bronze went to the team of Finland, which is on stage knocked out the Russians.
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