On Saturday evening, Canada won the first single elimination semifinal game of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, eliminating Russia 5-3.
— #WCH2016 (@NHL) September 25, 2016
Jonathan Toews won 67 percent of his faceoffs in 19:18 as Canada advanced. Corey Crawford was the back-up to Carey Price. Brad Marchand scored twice (he nearly had a third a couple times in the final minute) to lead Canada. Sidney Crosby, Corey Perry and John Tavares also scored for the home team.
Artemi Panarin scored the final goal of the tournament for Russia with eight seconds left in regulation. He skated 18:27 in the loss.
Artem Anisimov finished minus-two in 20:27 for Russia. He and Panarin will join the Blackhawks training camp in the coming week.
At training camp on Saturday, the Blackhawks indicated that previously eliminated players Patrick Kane, Michal Kempny and Ville Pokka will join the team at camp on Tuesday.