The first Semifinal game was between Team Canada and Team Russia. Carey Price was the starting goalie for Team Canada. Sergei Bobrovsky was starting goalie for Team Russia.
Sidney Crosby opened the scoring for Team Canada with an unassisted goal at 7:40 of the 1st period. Team Russia’ Nikita Kucherov scored at 8:46 of the 2nd to tie the game at 1. Nikita Zaitsev and Evgeni Malkin with the assists. Evgeny Kuznetsov would give Team Russia the 2-1 lead at 16:24 of the 2nd period. Ivan Telegin and Evgeny Dadonov with the assists. Brad Marchand scored to tie the game 2-2 at 17:36 of the 2nd period. Crosby and Patrice Bergeron with the assists.
Marchand would add a 2nd goal to give Team Canada a 3-2 lead at 1:16 of the 3rd. Crosby and Bergeron with the assists. Corey Perry would give Team Canada a 4-2 lead at 5:48 of the 3rd period. Logan Couture and Marc-Edouard Vlasic with the assists. John Tavares makes its 5-2 at 9:22 of the 3rd period. Ryan Getzlaf and Vlasic with the assists. Team Russia’s Artemi Panarin would make the score 5-3 at 19:51 of the 3rd. Nikolay Kulemin and Kucherov. Sergei Bobrovsky made 42 saves on 47 shots. Carey Price made 31 saves on 34 shots.
Team Canada moves on to the final series and will play the winner of the Team Europe vs Team Sweden Game on Sunday at 1pm on ESPN