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NYR Players/Prospects at World tournament: May 7 Recap

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
One Rangers prospect competed at the 2006 World Championship tournament in Riga, Latvia on Sunday. Here is a look at his performance:

RichterMartin Richter
Position: Defense
Team: Czech Republic
Team Standing: Second place in Group A
Richter's Tournament Scoring to Date: 2 games, 0 goals, 0 assists
May 7: Czech Republic 5, Slovenia 4 (at Arena Riga)

Richter did not record a point and was called for two minor penalties in the Czechs' 5-4 win. The Czechs built up a 4-0 led in the first period, thanks to three straight power play goals. Martin Erat led the way with a goal and three assists, while Zbynek Michalek had two goals. The Czechs' next game is on Sunday against Slovenia.

In other games at the World Championship tournament on Sunday, Team USA blanked Denmark 3-0 to improve to 2-0, Finland shut out host Latvia 5-0, and Canada crushed Norway 7-1.
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