Finland takes on Slovakia on Saturday afternoon looking to stay unbeaten in Pool A. The Finnish team has won both of its games, although one of them came in overtime. Slovakia, on the other hand, is looking to get its second win as it tries to qualify for the quarterfinals of the IIHF World Juniors.
Slovakia has dropped two games, but does have an overtime victory and is needing another win on Saturday. Finland still has one more game to play after Saturday but has already clinched a spot in the quarterfinals.
Finland currently sits in second place in Pool A, a point behind Canada for the top spot. It will take on Canada on Monday in its final pool play game. Finland has played well so far, beating Latvia 7-1 in its first game and then picking up a huge 4-3 overtime win over Czechia.
Slovakia started off pool play with a tough 5-4 loss to Czechia before being routed by Canada 11-1 in the second game. It finally got a win in its third game when it beat Latvia 3-2 in a shootout. The win put the Slovakian team in fourth place in the pool and in a position to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals.
Catch the game live starting at 2 p.m. ET on the NHL Network