Russia requires one more win to record its ninth medal in the past 10 world juniors. Contending in a tight Group B, Russia needed a win over Germany in the preliminary-round finale to avoid a journey to the transfer round. Re-seeding for semis as we talked about last night. In previous occasions a bracket format was embraced with the matches all the method through the medal round pre-determined based on final group standings. Hendrick Hane stopped 23 shots for the shutout. Russia needs one more win to capture its ninth medal in the previous 10 world juniors. Completing in a tight Group B, Russia needed a win over Germany in the preliminary-round finale to prevent a journey to the transfer round. Re-seeding for semis as we talked about last night.