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2015 IIHF World Championships - Day 6

by Chris Wescott / Edmonton Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers have five players participating in the 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championships in Czech Republic: Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall (Canada), Anton Lander and Oscar Klefbom (Sweden) and Matt Hendricks (United States).

We will have daily updates on the games involving Oilers players, highlights, stats and more so be sure to check regularly!

We will also provide updates on high-ranked 2015 NHL Draft prospect Jack Eichel, who is playing for USA.


Taylor Hall's goal on a penalty shot helps Canada secure 6-4 win over Sweden at the 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championship.

Oilers centre Anton Lander worked the puck from behind the net to out in front and scored just 5:05 into the game to give Sweden a 1-0 lead.

Victor Rask scored next, the puck deflecting in off his skate after a shot by Oilers defenceman Oscar Klefbom.

Filip Forsberg gave Sweden a 3-0 lead at the end of the first period.

Aaron Ekblad started the comeback for Canada, scoring at 6:42 of the second.

Oilers winger Taylor Hall put his own stamp on the rally, scoring on a penalty shot at 11:25.

Sean Couturier scored at 14:23 of the second to tie the game.

Trailing 4-3 in the third, Patrick Wiercioch scored to even things up again.

It was Tyler Ennis who gave Canada their first lead of the game at 13:30 of the third, assisted by Hall.

Tyler Seguin potted the empty-netter for the 6-4 win.

Hall finished the game with a goal, an assist and two shots on goal. Jordan Eberle recorded a helper on Wiercioch’s goal. Lander finished +2 with two shots on goal and his score, while Klefbom finished +1 with his one assist.

Sweden will try and rebound on Thursday, when they play Germany at 12:15 p.m. Canada plays France on Saturday, at 4:15 a.m. MDT.

-- Chris Wescott,

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