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Ekblad Records Two-Point Game for Canada in World Championship

by Chrissy Parente / Florida Panthers

F Jaromir Jagr had one goal and one assist in Sunday’s Czech Republic 4-2 victory over Germany. He is currently tied for third overall in goal scoring with four goals in six games. The Czech Republic play Switzerland tomorrow (Tuesday) 2:15p.m.

D Aaron Ekblad recorded a two-point game in Canada’s 7-2 win over Switzerland on Sunday as he notched one goal and one assist. Ekblad is tied for second overall in defenseman scoring with six points (3-3—6) in six games played. He is ranked first among defenseman for most points recorded for Team Canada. Canada faces Austria tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6:15a.m.

On Saturday, Finland shutout Slovakia recording their fourth shutout of the Championship. F Aleksander Barkov scored one goal on Thursday’s 4-0 shutout over Slovenia while F Jussi Jokinen recorded one assist.

F Tomas Kopecky recorded his first goal of the World Championship on Sunday in Slovakia’s 3-2 loss. Slovakia plays the United States tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10:15a.m.

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