Nobody comes to the Olympics to play for the bronze medal; just appearing in this game has to be disappointing for both teams involved. The United States had been having a brilliant tournament prior to its loss in the semifinals; meanwhile, the Finns have overcome a series of injuries to be a force in the Games.
Now, both will compete for the consolation prize of third place.
Still, it's a game that matters. Winning represents the chance to end the Olympics on a positive note, as well as the opportunity to win a medal for one's country, and both of these are important. For viewing information, projected lineups and our predicted outcome, read on.