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Florida Panthers at the Worlds: A recap of day eleven action

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Jokinen collects a helper as Finland wins its fifth straight game.

Jokinen and Finland slid by Belarus in a shootout.
Jokinen and Finland slid by Belarus in a shootout.
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The 2015 IIHF World Championship rolled on with four opening round games yesterday. Just one of the tilts involved members of the Florida Panthers.

Finland 3, Belarus 2 (SO): Joonas Donskoi bagged the winning shootout goal in Finland's tough 3-2 victory over Belarus. Florida's Jussi Jokinen drew the secondary helper on Donskoi's goal midway through the third period which evened the game up at one. Jokinen finished the game with one shot on goal and an even rating in 17:14 TOI. He also scored in the skills competition. Aleksander Barkov fired four shots on goal and finished with an even rating in 17:31 TOI. Barkov took a interference minor in the third period. For more click here

Other Results

Austria 3, Germany 2 (SO): Konstantin Komarek scored the game-winning shootout goal as Austria edged Germany 3-2. For more click here

Slovenia 1, Denmark 0: Ziga Pance scored the only goal and Gasper Kroselj made 24 stops as Slovenia won its first game of the tournament. For more click here

Sweden 4, France 2: Filip Forsberg scored twice to lead Sweden past France by a 4-2 count. Damien Fleury scored two goals for the French team. For more click here

Today's games

Canada (Ekblad) vs. Austria

Norway vs. Belarus

Latvia vs. France

USA vs. Slovakia (Kopecky)

Czech (Jagr) vs. Switzerland

Finland (Barkov, Jokinen) vs. Russia (Kulikov)