The Florida Panthers have three players in the 2011 IIHF World Championship. Jack Skille and Clay Wilson with the Americans, and Dmitry Kulikov with Team Russia. The United States went 2-1-0 in the preliminary round, losing only to Sweden, with the kids from Moscow going 2-1-0 as well, losing 2-0 to Germany. Both teams advanced to the playoff round, with the Americans getting shutout in the quarterfinals to the Czech Republic 4-0. The Russians were shutout by Finland, 3-0 in the semifinals, but still advanced to the bronze medal game, where they lost 7-4 to the Czech Republic. At least the Russians eliminated the Canadians in the quarterfinals, 2-1.
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