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World Championships Opening Day Recap

by Dallas Stars Staff / Dallas Stars

FINLAND

Goaltender Kari Lehtonen stopped all 21 shots he faced and helped Finland shutout Belarus.

GAME RECAP: Finland 1, Belarus 0

UNITED STATES

Defenseman Alex Goligoski notched two assists and helped lead the United States to a 7-2 win over France. Richard Bachman didn’t appear in today’s game.

GAME RECAP: USA 7, France 2

DENMARK

Defenseman Philip Larsen logged 2 PIM as the Czech Republic defeated Denmark 2-0.

GAME RECAP: Czech Republic 2, Denmark 0

CANADA

Forward and NHL All-Star Jamie Benn scored the first goal of the game for Canada as Canada defeated Slovakia 3-2.

GAME RECAP: Canada 3, Slovakia 2

SWEDEN

Forward Loui Eriksson notched his first tally of the tournament to help Sweden defeat Norway 1-0

GAME RECAP: Sweden 3, Norway 1

COMPLETE IIHF STATS



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