USA 3, Switzerland 2 (Group B)
Craig Smith and Tyler Johnson scored third period goals to lead Team America to a tough 3-2 win over Switzerland. Former Florida Panthers goaltender Tim Thomas stopped 27 shots to post his second straight win. Vincent Trocheck went 4/11 on face-offs, fired two shots on goal, and went -1 while logging 14:48 TOI. Jimmy Hayes logged 7:12 of ice time, had one shot on goal and finished with a -1 rating. Drew Shore won 2 of 4 draws, had no shots on goal, and ended the game with an even rating in 6:16 TOI. Click here for a detailed recap of the game.
Canada 4, Slovakia 1 (Group A)
Joel Ward scored twice as Canada rebounded from their opening loss to France with a 4-1 win over Slovakia. Erik Gudbranson logged exactly 12 minutes of ice time and finished with an even rating. Gudbranson also took a roughing minor during the third period. Jonathan Huberdeau played 12:21, had one shot on goal, and ended the game with a +1 rating. Former Cats defenseman Jason Garrison picked up two assists for the Canadians. Click here for a detailed recap of the game.
Both the U.S. and Canada are off today. The Americans will face Russia, while the Canadians will take on the Czech Republic tomorrow.
Norway 3, Italy 0 (Group A)
Sweden 3, Denmark 0 (Group A)
Germany 2, Kazakhstan 1 GWS (Group B)
Latvia 3, Finland 2 (Group B)