Alex Golgoski notched one assist, eight shots and a +3 rating in 21:53 minutes of ice time as the United States defeated Kazakhstan 3-2 in overtime.
In his first start of the IIHF World Championship, Richard Bachman stopped 17-of-19 shots to collect the 3-2 win in overtime over Kazakhstan.
GAME RECAP: USA 3, Kazakhstan 2
Jamie Benn logged 11:10 minutes of ice time to help lead Canada to a 5-3 victory over Finland.
GAME RECAP: Canada 5, Finland 3
Kari Lehtonen stopped 21-of-25 shots as Finland fell to Canada 5-3.
GAME RECAP: Finland 3, Canada 5
Loui Eriksson recorded two assists, 10 shots in 21:02 minutes on the ice as Sweden lost 7-3 to Russia.
GAME RECAP: Sweden 3, Russia 7