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.