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USA, Canada in action today at Women’s Worlds

The Czech Republic and Germany posted victories on Monday at the 2021 Women’s World Championship in Calgary.

While the more powerful Group A got the day off, the Czechs received a 24-save shutout from goaltender Klara Peslarova in a 4-0 win over Japan that put the team atop of Group B with a 3-0 record. Dominika Laskova, Noemi Neubauerova, Alena Mills and Katerina Mrazova scored the goals for the Czechs, who locked up a spot in the quarterfinals.

Julia Zorn, Jule Scheifer and Theresa Wagner lit the lamp for Germany, who went on to beat Denmark 3-1 to remain undefeated at 2-0, good for second place in the group. Hungary (0-2) was idle on Monday.

On Tuesday, the United States will face Russia, and Canada will play Switzerland in Group A action, while the Hungarians will take on Japan in the only Group B contest.

Group A: United States (2-0) vs Russia (1-1)  2 p.m. (NHL Network)

Group A: Switzerland (0-2) vs Canada (2-0) 6 p.m. (NHL Network)

Group B: Hungary (0-2) vs Japan (1-1) 9: 30 p.m. (ESPN+)