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2016 World Championships: May 9 schedule, TV, game thread

Day 4 features five Blackhawks players with a big matchup of Finland vs. USA.

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The fourth day of the 2016 World Championships will have Chicago Blackhawks' Ville Pokka and Finland meeting Vincent Hinostroza and Tyler Motte of the United States.

Artemi Panarin (Russia) will face Latvia, while Erik Gustafsson (Sweden) meets Czech Republic. Belarus against Canada is the lone game on the day not featuring Blackhawks players.

Finland (2-0) against the United States is the main highlight of the day as it features the projected top three picks in this year's NHL Draft. Auston Matthews, the consensus top-overall pick, of the United States (1-1) will face off against Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujärvi.

Laine leads the tournament in scoring (6) and goals (4), while Matthews has tallied two goals and an assist.

Hinostroza had two assists and Motte had one helper in Team USA's 6-3 win over Belarus on Saturday. Hinostroza was named the player of the game. Pokka had an assist in Finland's 5-1 win over Germany on Sunday.

Schedule

Matchup Group Time CT TV Venue
Latvia vs. Russia A 8:15 a.m. N/A Ice Palace
Belarus vs. Canada B 8:15 a.m. N/A Yubileiny
Sweden vs. Czech Republic A 12:15 p.m. N/A Ice Palace
Finland vs. USA B 12:15 p.m. NBCSN Yubileiny

*All times are Central

**Bold teams feature Chicago players