U18 World Junior Championships
- Team Russia finished the round robin at the second place and that means that they will have to face Team Switzerland in the quarterfinals, just the same opponent as the WJC fiasco earlier this season. Team Russia defeated Slovakia, Czech Republic and Latvia and lost only to Finland. The team's top scorer so far has been the captain Evgeny Kuznetsov
. The 2010 eligible scored four goals and four assists in as many games. The same amount of points has been scored by Sergei Barbashev
, who amassed two goals and six assists. Sergei Kostenko
has been solid on net, and 94-born Andrei Vasilievski played very well too. Team's top goalscorer has been Vladislav Namestnikov
, while team's top scoring defensemen were Efim Gurkin
and Zakhar Arzamastsev
, with three points each. The game against Switzeland will be played on Tuesday, the winner will face Team Sweden on Wednesday.