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NYR Players/Prospects at World tournament: May 6 Recap

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
Rangers forward Marcel Hossa competed at the 2006 World Championship tournament in Riga, Latvia on Saturday. Here is a look at his performance:

HossaMarcel Hossa
Position: Forward
Team: Slovakia
Team Standing: Tied for third in Group C
Hossa's Tournament Scoring to Date: 1 game, 0 goals, 0 assists
May 6: Belarus 2, Slovakia 1 (at Arena Riga)

Hossa did not record a point and took a slashing minor in the second period as the Slovaks were upset by Belarus in their opener. Belarus' Oleg Antonenko snapped a 1-1 tie with the game-winner at 19:27 of the second period.

In other games at the World Championship tournament on Saturday, Switzerland beat Italy 3-1, Russia beat Kazakhstan 10-1, and Sweden beat Ukraine 4-2.
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