Bronze Medal Game – Sweden vs. Czech Republic – 9:30am EST

Referees:

  • Vyacheslav Bulanov (RUS)
    • Bulanov works in the KHL
    • He’s covered over five World Championships
  • Jyri Ronn (FIN) 
    • Ronn officiates in the KHL and worked previously in the SM-Liiga.
    • He worked the 2014 and 2010 Olympics.
    • He officiated IIHF World Championships in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008.

Linesmen:

  • Sakari Suominen (FIN)
  • Miroslav Valach (SVK)
    • Both Suominen and Valach worked the Sochi Olympics.
Referee Jyri Ronn, officiating in the KHL (via KHL)

Referee Jyri Ronn, officiating in the KHL (via KHL)

Gold Medal Game – Russia vs. Finland – 2:00pm EST

Referees:

  • Keith Kaval (USA)
    • This is Kaval‘s third straight Men’s World Championship; he also worked the tournament in 2012 and 2013.
    • He also covered the World Juniors in 2010 and 2011.
  • Lars Bruggemann (Germany)
    • This is Bruggemann’s third straight World Championship.
    • Bruggemann worked the 2014 Olympics in Sochi
    • He played defense for Team Germany in the 1998 Nagano Olympics.

Linesmen:

  • Chris Carlson (Canada) – Has worked 2 previous World Championships. Worked Sochi Olympics.
  • Andre Schrader (Germany) – Also officiated in Sochi

 


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