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2019 U18 World Championship: How to watch medal games

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Team USA faces Canada for bronze and Sweden takes on Russia for gold.

Russia v Switzerland: Bronze Medal Game - 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images

Sunday is the final day for the under-18 World Championship with two medal games at Fjällräven Center in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden.

Canada will face the United States in the bronze-medal game at 8:30 a.m. Central time, followed by Sweden and Russia meeting in the gold-medal game at 12:30 p.m. Both games will be broadcasted on NHL Network.

It’s the first time since 2016 that the Americans will not play in the gold-medal game. They have medaled at every tournament dating back to 2004 and only won bronze twice in the span in 2008 and 2016. Canada will be seeking its first U18 men’s Worlds medal since taking bronze in 2015.

Russia is 3-for-10 in gold-medal games with its last gold in 2007, while Sweden is 0-for-5.

Players to watch

Canada: Dylan Cozens, Kirby Dach, Peyton Krebs, Alex Newhook, Ryan Suzuki

United States: Matthew Boldy, Bobby Brink, Cole Caufield, Jake Hughes, Spencer Knight, Alex Turcotte, Trevor Zegras

Russia: Vasili Podkolzin

Sweden: Philip Broberg, Victor Soderstrom

How to watch

TV: NHL Network

Bronze-medal game: Canada vs. United States, 8:30 a.m.

Gold-medal game: Sweden vs. Russia, 12:30 p.m.