World Championship Recap: May 21 | BLOG

Many Devils players participated in the IIHF World Championship on Saturday in Finland.

For Friday results click here.

SWITZERLAND 6, CANADA 3

Canada: Damon Severson, Ryan Graves, Dawson Mercer

Swiss: Nico Hischier, Jonas Siegenthaler

Switzerland’s midfielder Nico Hischier scored the winning goal while compatriot Devil Jonas Siegenthaler also netted in a 6-3 win over Canada at the Helsinki Ice Hall on Saturday.

Hischier had two points (1G-1A) and four shots. Siegenthaler also had two shots and a plus-1 differential in 21:11 minutes of ice time.

Canadian defender Ryan Graves had an assist, a plus-3 differential and 3 shots in 11:51 minutes. Damon Severson recorded 26:06 minutes.

Next: Switzerland take on France on Sunday. Canada will face Denmark on Monday.

USA 3, SWEDEN 2 OT

United States: Luke Hughes, Jon Gillies

Adam Gaudette scored twice, including in overtime, and had three points to give the United States a 3-2 win over Sweden at Nokia Arena on Saturday.

Devils defensive prospect Luke Hughes was plus-1 in 19:48 minutes of ice time.

Next: The Americans face the Czech Republic on Monday.

SLOVAKIA 3, ITALY 1

Slovakia: Tomas Tatar

Slovakia captain Tomas Tatar netted two assists in his country’s 3-1 win over Italy at Helsinki’s Ice Hall on Saturday.

Tatar also had two shots and a plus-2 rating in 19:10 of ice time. Draft-eligible forward Juraj Slafkovsky had two assists, two shots and a plus-2 in 21:57 minutes.
Next: Slovakia take on Denmark next Tuesday.

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