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2015 IIHF World Championships - Day 8

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 edmontonoilers.com regularly!

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

USA 1, DENMARK 0

It was closer than the Americans would like with Denmark putting up quite the fight, but USA held on for a 1-0 win at the 2015 IIHF World Hockey Championship.

Brock Nelson scored his fourth goal of Worlds at 7:54 of the second period to break the scoring drought.

Oilers winger Matt Hendricks was kept off the score sheet for USA.

Winnipeg Jets prospect Connor Hellebuyck made 21 saves for the shutout.

The U.S. takes on Slovenia on Sunday, at 8:15 a.m.

-- Chris Wescott, edmontonoilers.com

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