The final day of Pre-Qualifiers had 3 games. Team Czech Republic vs Team North America, Team Sweden vs Team Europe, and Team Russia vs Team Canada. The North America-Czech and Canada-Russia games were played at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh
The first game was between Team North America and Team Canada. Starting goalies were Michal Neuvirth for Team Czech Republic, and Matt Murray for Team North America. Ondrej Palat opened the scoring with a powerplay goal at the 10:08 mark of the first period to give the Czech Republic the 1-0 lead. Assists by Ales Hemsky and Michal Kempny. Halfway through the 2nd period Petr Mrazek relieved Neuvirth in net.
Connor Hellebuyck relieved Matt Murray to start the 3rd period. Radek Faksa scored at 7:16 mark of the 3rd period to make the score 2-0. Assists by David Pastrnak and Palat. Shane Gostisbehere answered for Team North America at the 7:58 to make it 2-1. Assists were by Dylan Larkin and Mark Scheifele. Auston Matthews would tie the game at 10:57 with a powerplay goal. Johnny Gaudreau and Gostisbehere with the assists. Tomas Plekanec would scored at 11:50 to give the Czech Republic the lead again 3-2. Assists by Hemsky and Jakub Nakladal. Neuvirth would finish with 25 saves on 25 shots and Mrazek would make 17 saves on 19 shots for the Czech Republic. Matt Murray would make 16 saves on 17 shots and Hellebuyck would make 10 saves on 12 shots for Team North America.
The Next game was Team Sweden vs. Team Europe. Henrik Lundqvist started the game for Team Sweden and Jaroslav Halak for Team Europe. Leon Draisaitl started the scoring for Team Europe at the 8:53 mark of the 1st period. The assists were by Nino Niederreiter and Zdeno Chara. Tomas Tatar would score on the powerplay at the 2:48 mark of the 2nd period to make it 2-0 Europe. Assists were by Marian Gaborik and Mark Streit. Draisaitl scored a second goal at the 14:31 mark of the 2nd to make it 3-0. The assists were by Niederreiter and Dennis Seidenberg. Daniel Sedin scored a powerplay goal at the 17:07 mark to put team Sweden on the board to make ti 3-1. Assists by Erik Karlsson and Oliver Ekman-Larsson.
Thomas Vanek would score at the 5:01 mark of the 3rd to make it 4-1 Team Europe. The lone assist was by Mats Zuccarello. Draisaitl would cap off the hat trick at the 6:46 mark of the 3rd to make the score 5-1. Assists were by Roman Josi and Seidenberg. Patric Hornqvist scored at 15:09 to make it 5-2. Assists by Victor Hedman and Filip Forsberg. Anze Kopitar would add an empty net goal at 19:28 mark to seal the deal. The assists were from Tatar and Andrej Sekera. Halak made 34 saves on 36 saves in win. Lundqvist made 17 saves on 22 shots
The final game of the night was Team Russia vs Team Canada. Sergei Bobrovsky started in the net for Team Russia and Carey Price for Team Canada. Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring at 8:49 of the first period to make it 1-0 Canada. Sidney Crosby and Brent Burns. There was no scoring in the 2nd period. Alex Ovechkin scored a powerplay goal at 3:40 of the 3rd to tie the game at 1-1. The assists were by Artemi Panarin and Evgeni Malkin. Panarin would score at 7:25 of the 3rd to give Russia the 2-1 lead. Assists were by Evgeny Dadonov and Vadim Shipachyov. John Tavares would score to tie it at 2-2 at the 13:58 mark. Drew Doughty with the lone assist.
The Game would go into overtime. At 3:29 of OT, Ryan Getzlaf would score to give Team Canada the win 3-2. Brent Burns with the lone assist. Carey Price made 24 saves on 26 shots in the win. Sergei Bobrovsky made 45 saves on 48 shots in the loss.The Prelims start on Saturday