PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC -- Day 6 of the 2015 IIHF World Championship featured two upsets and a big comeback. Here's what you need to know:
- Tyler Ennis scored the game winner as Canada erased a three-goal deficit to defeat Sweden 6-4 and take a four-point lead in the Group A standings.
- Sweden scored just over five minutes into the game off a goal by Anton Lander and then two goals just 28 seconds apart later in the opening period.
"It was a tough start for us. We haven't started the best throughout the tournament, but we have a resilient group with a lot of leaders and a lot of competitors in that room," Ennis said. "That first period just wasn't good enough. We needed a lot more. They were out hitting us, out battling us, out competing us and out playing us. So we really just had to turn it up a notch and try to take the win."
- Canada rallied to tie the game at three in the second period before Sweden took the lead back with less than five minutes left in the second. Midway through the third, Patrick Wiercioch scored from the high slot to tie it pack up again and three minutes later, Ennis got the power play goal to give Canada it's first lead of the game.
"We did a little pre-scounting heading into the game and we knew that on their penalty kill the first forechecker cheats a little bit so we were just trying to bypass that F1 first and then get up on the rush as quick as we can," Ennis explained. "Hallsy's a fast skater, so he got up on the rush and Spezza was up there too and just a nice route pass….I just tried to shoot it. Fortunately, it went in."
- With two minutes left in the game Sweden pulled the goalie and, still in defend mode, Tyler Seguin chased down a puck heading to the empty net before realizing it wasn't his net and turned around and scored the insurance goal to make it a 6-4 final.
- Canada has two days off before they face Switzerland on Saturday.
- In the early game, Latvia defeated Switzerland 2-1 in overtime with a goal by Kaspars Daugavins for their first win of the tournament.
- In Ostrava, Denmark went toe to toe with Russia until the final three minutes of play when Russia scored twice to make it a 5-2 final.
- In the late game in Ostrava, Norway pulled off the upset in front of the "home" crowd by erasing a two goal deficit and scoring three unanswered goals to defeat Slovakia 3-2.
Tomorrow at 10:15 a.m. ET, Czech Republic takes on France while USA faces off with Belarus, which you can watch live on NBCSN and on TSN in Canada. Sweden and Germany will play in Prague, while Finland and Slovenia drop the puck in Ostrava. Both games are at 2:15 p.m. ET.