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WORLDS: Kubalik stays hot on day two

A full recap of Blackhawks storylines from day two of the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia

by Chris Wescott / Blackhawks.com

Blackhawks prospect Dominik Kubalik continued to showcase his potential while another young forward also got on the board. Read on for more updates from Slovakia.


CZECH REPUBLIC 7, NORWAY 2

For the second day in a row, Blackhawks prospect Dominik Kubalik had himself a multi-point outing. Kubalik scored once and added two assists in the Czech Republic's 7-2 romp of Norway.

Andreas Martinsen had one assist for Norway in a losing effort.

Tweet from @IIHFHockey: #NORCZE #IIHFWorlds @narodnitym just keep those goals a'comin. Kubalik makes it 7-2 over @norskishockey pic.twitter.com/Y6a75oQavH

Kubalik is now among the tournament leaders with two goals and three assists in two games.

SWITZERLAND 9, ITALY 0

Blackhawks prospect Philipp Kurashev recorded an assist and two shots on goal in a dominating 9-0 victory for the Swiss over Italy.

Kurashev's assist came on Switzerland's second goal of the game at 7:24 of the first period.

GERMANY 3, GREAT BRITAIN 1

Dominik Kahun fired two shots on goal in Germany's 3-1 victory over Great Britain. The Germans broke a 1-1 tie at 10:39 of the third period and then Leon Draisaitl finished off scoring less than two minutes later.

DENMARK 5, FRANCE 4 (SO)

Blackhawks prospect Mathias From did not play for Denmark in their 5-4 victory over France.

FINLAND 4, SLOVAKIA 2

Finland has gotten impressive play from one of the top NHL Draft prospects, Kaapo Kakko. The youngster scored three goals in Finland's 4-2 victory over Slovakia on Saturday.

Blackhawks prospect Henri Jokiharju was held pointless. Kevin Lankinen made 23 saves on 25 shots he faced, recording his second win in as many games.

*Statistics subject to change based on IIHF reporting

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