MONTREAL - Team Slovakia gave up a two-goal lead on two occasions on their way to losing to Team Canada at the IIHF World Hockey Championship on Monday.
Tomas Tatar and Slovakia had 2-0 and 4-2 leads, but Canada managed to overcome those deficits.
The Habs forward was held off the scoresheet in 18:19 of action, managing two shots on net.
Slovakia has a 1-0-0-2 record at the tournament so far.
Tatar and Slovakia play next on Wednesday against Germany.
Elsewhere, Laval Rocket defenseman David Sklenicka and the Czech Republic were blanked 3-0 by Russia.
The rearguard was deployed for 13:23 of ice time and registered one shot on goal.
The Czech Republic's next game is on Thursday against Latvia.