Rangers prospect Martin Richter competed at the 2006 World Championship tournament in Riga, Latvia on Thursday. Here is a look at his performance:
Czech RepublicTeam Standing:
Advanced to semifinalsRichter's Tournament Scoring to Date:
7 games, 0 goals, 2 assistsMay 18:
Czech Republic 4, Russia 3 (OT) (at Arena Riga)
Richter did not pick up a point, but his Czech team was the talk of the tournament with a 4-3 overtime win over a favored Russia team that featured NHL star Alexander Ovechkin. Zbynek Irgl notched the winner at 7:58 of OT for the Czechs, who will play in the semifinals on Saturday.
In another quarterfinal game at the World Championship tournament on Thursday, Finland shut out Belarus 3-0.