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NYR Players/Prospects at World tourney: May 9 Recap

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
One Rangers prospect competed at the 2006 World Championship tournament in Riga, Latvia, on Tuesday. 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: 3 games, 0 goals, 0 assists
May 9: Czech Republic 3, Finland 3 (at Arena Riga)

Richter was held without a point and did not take any penalties in the Czechs' tie with the Group A-leading Finns. The Czech Republic built up a 2-0 lead in the first period and led 3-1 after two before Finland came back on third-period goals by Aki Berg and Petteri Nummelin, who tied the game with just 1:12 remaining.

In other games at the World Championship tournament on Tuesday, Canada beat Team USA 2-1 in dealing the Americans their first loss, Norway beat Denmark 6-3, and Latvia defeated Slovenia 5-1.
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