A Kelowna Rocket will playing in the quarterfinals of the IIHF World Junior Championships later today (Aug. 17).
Forward Gabriel Szturc and Team Czechia are taking on the United States with a trip to the semifinals on the line.
It will be a tough task for Szturc and his team as they battle an American team that went 4-0 in round robin play. Czechia went 1-2-1, finishing fourth in group A.
Through four games, Szturc has a goal and is a -3.
Gabby #WorldJuniors update!
Czechia will face USA in the quarter-finals tomorrow at 7:30 pm.
Through four games during the preliminary round, Gabriel Szturc averaged 16:54 minutes of ice time, posting a goal and six shots on net.
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Puck drop on the quarterfinal is at 7:30 p.m. The game is available to watch on TSN 4.