Team USA quickly rebounded from a loss to Canada with a 6-3 defeat of Belarus in a preliminary-round game.
Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy played played 17:04 for USA.
FULL RECAP: http://www.iihfworlds2016.com/en/games/2016-05-07/BLR-vs-USA
France 3, Germany 2 (SO)
In the tournament opener for both teams, France beat Germany 3-2 in a shootout in a preliminary-round game.
Coyotes forward Tobias Rieder played 15:40 and scored a power-play goal for Germany at 0:26 of the second period.
FULL RECAP: http://www.iihfworlds2016.com/en/games/2016-05-07/FRA-vs-GER