US out of ice hockey worlds after 2-0 QF defeat to Finland

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) Finland defeated the United States 2-0 Thursday in the quarterfinals to knock Jeff Blashill's young roster out of the ice hockey world championship.

Mikko Rantanen and Joonas Kemppainen scored for Finland to end the Americans' six-game winning run as the Czechs advanced to Saturday's semifinals.

Russia beat the Czech Republic 3-0 in Paris thanks to goals from Dmitri Orlov, Nikita Kucherov and Artemi Panarin.

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