vs. France 2
- Max Pacioretty
kicked off his appearance at the World Championship in style, netting himself a goal and adding two assists to help propel the U.S. to a 7-2 victory over France. Pacioretty will be back in action on Saturday when the States and Canada are scheduled to butt heads. Tomas Plekanec vs. Lars Eller
Czech Republic 2
vs. Denmark 0
- Czech captain Tomas Plekanec
had a big start in his first game at the World Championships on Friday, chipping in with two assists in a 2-0 win over Denmark. Danish forward Lars Eller
was held scoreless in the game, playing 19:19 and winning 100% of his draws in Game 1.