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NYR Players/Prospects at World tourney: May 8 Recap

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

HossaMarcel Hossa
Position: Forward
Team: Slovakia
Team Standing: Tied for second in Group C
Hossa's Tournament Scoring to Date: 2 games, 0 goals, 1 assist
May 8: Slovakia 6, Kazakhstan 0 (at Arena Riga)

Hossa notched his first point of the tournament with the second assist on Richard Kapus' power-play goal just 41 seconds into the middle period. That goal stood up as the game-winner, following a scoreless first period. The Slovaks outshot the Kazaks by a whopping 52-8 margin.

In other games at the World Championship tournament on Monday, Switzerland beat Ukraine 3-1, Russia beat Belarus 3-2, and Sweden shut out Italy 4-0.
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