Russia plays in Group A, which also includes Sweden, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Belarus, Slovakia, France and Austria. Group B comprises Canada, Finland, the United States, Germany, Norway, Latvia, Denmark and South Korea.
Four best teams from each group will advance to quarterfinals.
— Russia Hockey (@russiahockey_en) 3 мая 2018 г.
Russia will face Austria in the second game of the preliminary round on May 6 at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen.