Borgstrom quiet in 2-1 loss to Czech Republic
USA and Canada win WJC openers
Florida Panthers prospect Henrik Borgstrom had a quiet outing in defending champion Finland’s 2-1 loss to the Czech Republic at the 2017 World Junior Championship.
Borgstrom didn’t register a shot on goal in 13:46 TOI and was on the ice for Daniel Krenzelok’s game-opening goal. The 19-year-old went 5 for 14 in the face-off dot.
Joona Luoto scored the only goal for the Finns before Michael Spacek bagged the game-winner with 1:18 left in regulation time.
Group A: USA 6, Latvia 1 * Canada 5, Russia 3
Group B: Sweden 6, Denmark 1
Group A: Czech Republic - Switzerland 1 p.m. * Denmark - Finland 5:30 p.m.
Group B: Latvia - Russia 4:00 p.m. * Canada - Slovakia 8 p.m.
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